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 world-class research environment on the outskirts of Vienna. The research topics that might interest students in your department include:
- Barton Mathematical Models of Evolution
- Browning Analytic Number Theory and its Interfaces
- Edelsbrunner Algorithms, Computational Geometry and Topology
- Erdős Mathematics of Disordered Quantum Systems and Matrices
- Fischer Theory of Partial Differential Equations, Applied and Numerical Analysis
- Hausel Geometry and its Interfaces
- Maas Stochastic Analysis and Optimal Transport
- Seiringer Quantum Statistical Mechanics, Mathematical Physics
- Wagner Discrete and Computational Geometry and Topology
Our PhD program is characterized by innovative training with a special focus on interdisciplinarity, close mentoring by outstanding faculty within small research groups, and access to first-rate 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 a relevant field are encouraged to apply. We offerinternationally competitive salaries co-funded by an EU Marie Sklodowska-Curie 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://phd.ist.ac.at, or come to our Student Open Day on November 30th (register at: http://ist.ac.at/studentopenday).
The deadline for PhD applications is January 8th 2019 for a start date in September 2019.