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Open Positions

Open Positions

The Institute of Science and Technology Austria (ISTA) offers career opportunities at many different stages, both in science and in scientific support and administration. The Institute is committed to supporting all employees in achieving their goals, and in further developing themselves and advancing their careers.  

We promote a diverse and inclusive working environment and are 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.

Unsolicited application for Administration and our Scientific Service Units

Enthusiastic about working for ISTA, but no suitable job offer found? Send us your unsolicited application for Administration and our Scientific Service Units via our online application tool!

Residency programs at ISTA

At the moment we offer a 2 to 4 months journalist in residence program to support high-quality science journalism. You can find more information about the program and the application process here.

Artist Residency @ ISTA

We are looking for artists, designers, and creatives for our Artist Residency to develop exciting interdisciplinary projects.
The application period runs until October 9th 2022. Find more details here.
And do not forget to send a signed consent form along with your application!
Here’s a digital flyer in case you want to share it with others. For questions, contact us at

Further open positions within ISTA’s ecosystem

Explore more career opportunities from the IST cube venture fund, its portfolio companies, as well as the TWIST Technology Transfer organization, at the IST cube Job Portal.

Social Media

Follow ISTA on our social media channels:

Link to ISTA on Facebook
Link to ISTA on Kununu
Link to ISTA on LinkedIn
Link to ISTA on YouTUBE
Link to ISTA on Twitter
Link to ISTA on Instagram

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