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.

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