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Postdoc Research Group Šarić

  • Full Time (40h/w)
  • Klosterneuburg (Vienna), Austria
  • € 57,680 gross/year*

Your Responsibilities

The group of Anđela Šarić is looking for 2 outstanding postdoctoral researchers interested in working on problems in biological and soft matter physics using theory and computer simulations. Each position is for 3 years initially, with a possibility of extension. Candidates with strong backgrounds in soft matter physics, statistical mechanics, biological physics, quantitative biology, and/or molecular modelling are welcome to apply. Possible projects include, but
are not limited to, i) the physics of cell division and membrane reshaping across evolution, ii) non-equilibrium protein assembly, iii) evolving nanomachinery in silico. The projects involve close collaborations with several experimental labs.

The Šarić group is an interdisciplinary team that develops minimal computer models, rooted in statistical mechanics and soft matter physics, to describe collective phenomena in living systems. Learn more at At IST Austria, the successful candidate will enjoy the spatial proximity of researchers from different areas, international environment, and ample support for career development.

Your Profile:

  • PhD is physics, chemistry, computer science, engineering, or a related discipline
  • Enthusiasm about interdisciplinary research and willingness to learn about new research fields
  • Committed to research excellence with a demonstrated relevant publication track record
  • Ability to solve problems creatively and carefully
  • Ability to conduct independent research, as well as to work effectively as a member of a research team
  • Good command of English (working language)
  • Good verbal, written, communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills

Application Deadline: Evaluation of applications starts November 29, 2021 until filled.

Application documents: CV with publication list, brief statement describing past research experience
and the fit to our research group, contacts of three references.

To submit your application please email:

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ISTA promotes a diverse and inclusive working environment and is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all applicants, free of discrimination. All employment decisions at ISTA are based on job requirements, qualifications, merit and organizational needs. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply.

Your benefits

Icon Weiterbildung Education & training
Icon Kantine Cafeteria
Icon Kinderbetreuung Childcare
Icon Anbindung Free shuttle bus
Icon Gesundheitsmaсnahmen Multiple health offers
Icon Altersvorsorge Pension insurance

*This position comes with possible overpayment depending on education, qualification and work experience. For more information on how ISTA processes your personal data, please refer to

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