Applications are invited to an ISTFELLOW programme for postdoctoral applicants in Austria. This fellowship programme is open to qualified applicants from all over the world who are interested in spending the postdoctoral stage of their scientific research career at IST Austria. All applicants must have completed doctoral studies or the equivalent or anticipate the completion of their studies prior to the commencement of the position. This will fund 40 fellows for a period of two years each. Application should be submitted till 15th September 2013.
Study Subject (s): The program is intended for postdocs interested in the areas that are represented by the faculty at IST Austria. As the research portfolio of the Institute continues to branch out into other areas in the coming years, including physics, chemistry, and mathematics, so will the ISTFELLOW program. At all times, in keeping with the spirit of the Institute, ISTFELLOW will give preference to scientists who have a strong interest in cross-disciplinary approaches.
Course Level: The fellowships are available for pursuing a postdoctoral program at IST Austria.
Scholarship Provider: ISTFELLOW is co-financed by the European Union trough the Marie Curie Action COFUND
Scholarship can be taken at: Austria
Eligibility: Highly qualified candidates with research focuses from all disciplines in the natural or computer sciences, mathematics or any related discipline are invited to apply for a full-time ISTFELLOW postdoctoral position in IST Austria. All applicants must have completed doctoral studies or the equivalent or anticipate the completion of their studies prior to the commencement of the position. Candidates must be proficient in written and oral English.
Scholarship Open for International Students: Applicants from all over the world can apply for the fellowships.
Scholarship Description: In order to attract outstanding postdoctoral researchers, the Institute has set up a program for exceptional researchers, which is partially funded by the European Union, ISTFELLOW. This will fund 40 fellows for a period of two years each.
Number of award(s): 40 fellowships are offered.
Duration of award(s): Appointments under the ISTFELLOW program are for two years. Fellows may stay for an additional two years if the host professor(s) agree and have sufficient funds.
What does it cover? All ISTFELLOW recipients will be offered full-time employment contracts in IST Austria and will receive an internationally competitive salary with full social security coverage. In addition, the program will provide:
-Travel allowance to scientific conferences and workshops
-Support for study visits
-Additional family allowance, if applicable
Housing, a guest house and four apartment buildings are available on the IST campus. Depending upon availability, a room in the guest house or an apartment can be rented for a period of up to one year after arrival, giving incoming postdocs time to find suitable accommodation for the following years.
Selection Criteria: Not Known
Notification: Twice a year, in October and April, the Selection Committee will meet to discuss all eligible candidates. Official fellowship offers will be made within two weeks of the selection meeting, and the chosen candidates have two months to accept or reject the offer. Both successful and unsuccessful candidates will be informed at the same time.
How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.
Deadline: The application deadline is 15th September 2013.