Diversity & Inclusion Measures

The following points are selected measures in place at IST Austria:

  • Dedicated contact person for Diversity & Inclusion (Good Practice Officer)
  • Annual diversity monitoring
  • STEMfatale – Seminar series for women in STEM subjects
  • Regular Diversity & Inclusion awareness raising at IST internal events
  • Implicit bias trainings for Admin/SSU supervisors
  • Regular implicit bias awareness raising for IST faculty
  • Search committee for female faculty positions in mathematics, physics, chemistry and computer science
  • Participation of Good Practice Officer as neutral observer in faculty recruitment discussions

  • State Certificate Audit WorkandFamily 2014, 2017, 2020
  • Care-taker Fund – Financial support for PhD students and postdocs with care responsibilities

  • Soft skill training options for all employees
  • Intercultural trainings for Admin/SSU staff
  • Language courses (German and English) on campus
  • Career development office for young scientists

  • Conflict Management System
  • Employee Assistance Program

Contact person for Diversity & Inclusion questions: IST Good Practice Officer (GPO), Hilde Janssens.



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