Assistant Professor (tenure-track) and Professor positions in all areas of sciences

Employer
Institute of Science and Technology Austria
Location
Klosterneuburg, Austria
Salary
n/a
Posted
September 02 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia

Assistant Professor (tenure-track) and Professor positions in all areas of sciences including

Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth and Astrosciences, Life Sciences, Mathematics, and Physics

The Institute of Science and Technology Austria invites applications for several open positions in all areas of the above-mentioned disciplines as well as in related and interdisciplinary fields.

We especially welcome applications from the following areas:

Chemistry, including materials chemistry, physical chemistry, synthetic chemistry, chemical physics, chemical and structural biology

Data science, including statistics, machine learning, optimization, bioinformatics, and scientific computing

Earth and astrosciences, including climate science, geology, planetary science, astrophysics, astrochemistry, and astrobiology

Engineering & technology, including bioengineering, nanotechnology, computer systems, control theory, and robotics

We offer:

  • A highly international and interdisciplinary research environment with English as working language on campus
  • State-of-the-art facilities and scientific support services (www.ist.ac.at/scientific-service-units/)
  • Substantial start-up package and attractive salary
  • Guaranteed annual base funding including funding for PhD students and postdocs
  • An international Graduate School with high admissions criteria and a rigorous training program
  • Leadership program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Dual Career support packages
  • Child-care facilities on campus (for children aged 3 months till school age)

IST Austria (www.ist.ac.at) is an international institute dedicated to basic research and graduate education in the natural, mathematical, and computational sciences. The Institute fosters an interactive, collegial, and supportive atmosphere, sharing space and resources between research groups whenever possible, and facilitating cross-disciplinary collaborations. Our PhD program involves a multi-disciplinary course schedule and rotations in research groups, and we hire scholars from diverse international backgrounds. The campus of IST Austria is located close to Vienna, one of the most livable cities in the world.

Assistant professors receive independent group leader positions with an initial contract of six years, at the end of which they are reviewed by international peers. If the evaluation is positive, an assistant professor is promoted to a tenured professor.

Candidates for tenured positions are distinguished scientists in their respective research fields and typically have at least six years of experience in leading a research group.

IST Austria values diversity and is committed to equal opportunities. We strive to increase the number of women, particularly in fields where they are underrepresented, and therefore we strongly encourage female researchers to apply.

Please apply online at: www.ist.ac.at/jobs/faculty/

The closing date for applications is October 29, 2021.

For enquiries, please contact faculty.recruiting@ist.ac.at.

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