IST-PHD

Dear Colleague,
The Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria) is looking for highly qualified candidates to apply for our ISTScholar PhD program. We offer fully-funded PhD positions in the natural and mathematical sciences in a dynamic research environment on the outskirts of Vienna.
Our PhD program is characterized by innovative training with a special focus on interdisciplinarity, close mentoring within small research groups, and access to outstanding facilities. Students spend the first year completing coursework and rotations before choosing a thesis group and passing the qualifying exam. Our PhD graduates have gone on to top positions in academia and industry all over the world.
Students with a bachelor’s or master’s degree in biology, neuroscience, mathematics, computer science, physics, and related areas are encouraged to apply. We offer internationally competitive salaries co-funded by an EU Marie-Curie-Sklodowska grant, full health benefits, and subsidized on-campus housing in the first year.
For more information about the ISTScholar PhD program and application process, as well as faculty profiles, please visit our website at http://ist.ac.at/graduate-school, or come to our Student Open Day on November 20th (register at: http://ist.ac.at/studentopenday). The deadline for applications is January 8th 2016 for a start date in September 2016.
Yours sincerely,
Hania Köver
Graduate School Office
Institute of Science and Technology Austria

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