Vienna International Postdoctoral Program 2021, Austria


June 15, 2021

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At the Vienna BioCenter (VBC) we aim to empower postdoctoral fellows to thrive and become front runners in their fields

We see the postdoc time as an opportunity to train for an independent position, in an environment where everything is conducive to developing as a scientist.

VBC is now Opens external link in new windowAustria’s largest life sciences research center and a stellar example of an interdisciplinary and inter-sectoral campus. It is also a campus where top research, education and a diverse private sector are effectively synergizing. We have a vibrant campus near the center of Vienna with good public transport links and English is the main language at all institutes.

Joining the VBC as a Postdoctoral Fellow

  • Fellows can apply directly to the research groups; please send the group leader an email with a cover letter, CV and the names of two references or
  • Via the exclusive Vienna International Postdoctoral Program (VIP2). For details of the program visit the Opens internal link in current windowmain page.

The postdoctoral fellows are given research freedom and assess to state-of-the art infrastructure, plus a comprehensive training program, focused around the individual needs of each fellow's career development plan.

Eligibility requirements

Scientific excellence and signs of independence are the hallmarks of VIP2. We seek talented scientists of all nationalities to conduct ambitious research projects on an international, interdisciplinary and inter-sectoral campus.

  • Applicants must hold a PhD in life sciences or related disciplines such as physics, engineering, chemistry, computer science, or mathematics.
  • The proposed scientific project must match the research carried out on campus (applicants should name one or more potential host groups).
  • Interdisciplinary and inter-lab projects are highly encouraged.
  • Candidates are kindly requested to communicate with their preferred mentor(s) prior to and during composing their individual research projects.
  • Applicants must have at least one first-author publication or manuscript published on bioRxiv or arXiv.
  • By the time of the call deadline (15 June) applicants must also undertake transnational mobility according to the Marie Curie Action.  That is, they should not have resided in or carried out their main activity (work, studies) in Austria for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to the call deadline.

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Publish Date
December 28, 2020
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