Call for Professors and Assistant Professors

IST Austria (www.ist.ac.at) invites applications for

PROFESSOR OR ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (TENURE TRACK) POSITIONS in areas of Mathematics, Statistics and Optimization

We offer:

  • Competitive start-up package and salary
  • Guaranteed, annual base funding
  • Support and benefits for acquiring third party funds
  • Multiple positions are open

IST Austria is a young international institute dedicated to world-class basic research and graduate education in the natural and mathematical sciences. Our PhD program involves a multi-disciplinary course schedule and rotations in research labs. Currently 40 research groups are active in the fields of biology, neuroscience, physics, mathematics, and computer science. The institute will grow to about 90 research groups by 2026. We hire scholars from diverse international backgrounds. Our working language is English. The campus of IST Austria is located about 15 km distant from Vienna, a city with high quality of life.

Candidates for tenured positions must be internationally accomplished scientists in their respective research fields and have at least six years of experience in leading a research group.

Assistant Professors receive independent group leader positions with an initial contract of six years, at the end of which they are evaluated by international peers. The outcome of this evaluation determines if an Assistant Professor is promoted to a tenured Professor position.

Successful candidates are expected to apply for external research funds and participate in graduate teaching.

Please apply online at: www.ist.ac.at/professor-applications

Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, as well as a research statement, including a description of the most important scientific achievements and planned future research activities.

The closing date for applications is November 2, 2017.

IST Austria values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity. Female researchers are especially encouraged to apply.

Organisation: 
Job location: 
Am Campus 1
3400 Klosterneuburg
Austria
Contact and application information
Deadline: 
Thursday, November 2, 2017
Contact name: 
IST Austria
Categorisation
Category: 
Tenure Track
Professor