Highly qualified candidates who have recently completed doctoral studies or equivalent in the natural or computer sciences, mathematics or any related discipline are eligible to apply for a full-time postdoctoral position at IST Austria. A postdoctoral fellow can be appointed for a period of up to four years. The appointment is decided by the head of a research group (Professor or Assistant Professor) and is subject to the availability of sufficient funds for the salary of the postdoctoral fellow and a formal approval of the Academic Affairs division. Applications are accepted on a continuous basis, and those interested in a postdoctoral position at IST Austria should contact the respective group leader directly.

The Shigemoto group is looking for highly motivated postdocs with a strong interest in mechanisms for synaptic plasticity and physiological learning, with unique quantitative electron microscopic measurements of key molecules in synaptic transmission coupled with functional studies in mice.  For more information click here.

The Kicheva group is looking for outstanding postdoctoral candidates interested in working on vertebrate neural tube development in an interdisciplinary environment. Candidates with background in developmental, cell or molecular biology or at the interface between biophysics and biology are encouraged to apply. Applicants should send their CV, motivation letter and contact details of 2-3 referees to anna.kicheva@remove-this.ist.ac.at.

Professor Simon Hippenmeyer is currently looking for postdocs. Candidates with a strong background in Molecular Biology are particularly encouraged to apply. Experience with next generation sequencing, live-imaging or mouse genetics is an asset. Postdoc candidates send their application including CV, and statement of motivation and research interests to simon.hippenmeyer@remove-this.ist.ac.at.

Siegert group is looking for highly motivated postdocs with a strong interest to work at the intersection of neuroscience and immunology. Our lab addresses questions of how the nervous- and the immune system interact with each over during development, aging and disease. We combine cell and molecular approaches in mouse and human model systems. The ideal candidate has a PhD in biology, genetics, medicine or related fields. Experience in the field of immunology and (retinal) neurodevelopment, as well as in techniques of next generation sequencing and live-imaging is an asset.

Good communication skills and fluency in English are essential. The official language of the institute is English. The positions are available starting January 2016. Postdoc candidates send their application including CV, statement of motivation and research interests and the address of two references to sandra.siegert@remove-this.ist.ac.at.

In the group of Professor Vladimir Kolmogorov a postdoc position in the area of discrete optimization is available immediately. For detailed information see the postdoc ad.

Additionally, the institute has set up a program for exceptional postdoctoral researchers, which is partially funded by the European Union, ISTFELLOW. For more information about the program and the online application process, please refer to the ISTFELLOW webpage.