PHD POSITIONS AT IST AUSTRIA - Starting in September 2019

Pubblicato: Giovedì 22 novembre 2018

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, or come to our Student Open Day on November 30th (register at:

The deadline for PhD applications is January 8th 2019 for a start date in September 2019.

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