13/04/2021

NOMIS postdoctoral fellowship at IST Austria

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    IST Austria
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Biological sciences
    Chemistry
    Computer science
    Environmental science
    Information science
    Mathematics
    Neurosciences
    Other
    Physics
    Technology
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Established Researcher (R3)
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
    Leading Researcher (R4)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    08/06/2021 14:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Austria › Klosterneuburg
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/08/2021

OFFER DESCRIPTION

Call for proposals

The NOMIS Foundation and IST Austria have launched an interdisciplinary basic research program for exceptional postdoctoral scientists.

The NOMIS Fellowship Program at IST Austria provides postdocs with the freedom to work on big unanswered questions and high risk research at the intersection of two or more scientific disciplines. IST Austria offers an enabling and collaborative environment, with dedicated mentorship from world-class, established scientists, on the outskirts of Vienna.

Benefits:

  • Cutting-edge and state-of-the-art resources: scientific service units, research and travel funds
  • Freedom to explore high-risk concepts: three-year fully funded position
  • Open, collaborative, interdisciplinary research environment
  • Enabling framework in which to develop interdisciplinary skills; dual mentorship
  • Scientific leadership training and career development support
  • Joining IST Austria’s and the NOMIS Foundation’s global networks of exceptional, pioneering researchers

Proposals are invited in the following fields: Biology; Neuroscience; Physics; Chemistry; Computer Science; Mathematics; and related disciplines

In 2019, IST Austria was ranked #3 in the world-wide Nature Index ranking (normalized).

In 2018, IST Austria was ranked within the top ten of Nature Index Rising Stars “Top 30 academic institutions under 30” list and was featured in this article in Nature Index

Application deadline: June 8, 2021

For more information visit: https://ist.ac.at/en/education/postdocs/nomis-fellowship/

IST Austria is committed to equality and diversity.

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Benefits

Benefits:

  • Cutting-edge and state-of-the-art resources: scientific service units, research and travel funds
  • Freedom to explore high-risk concepts: three-year fully funded position
  • Open, collaborative, interdisciplinary research environment
  • Enabling framework in which to develop interdisciplinary skills; dual mentorship
  • Scientific leadership training and career development support
  • Joining IST Austria’s and the NOMIS Foundation’s global networks of exceptional, pioneering researchers

Eligibility criteria

At the time of recruitment (i.e. within 8 months of the application deadline), applicants must have been awarded their PhD and preferably have acquired their first postdoctoral experience and/or interdisciplinary training. However, the NOMIS Fellowship Selection Panel will also consider exceptionally promising candidates who fall outside the above criteria.

Applicants must have an existing affiliation to an academic/research institution (note: researchers already employed at IST Austria are not eligible to apply).

Following the initial evaluation round, top-ranked candidates must be available for a remote interview between July 12, 2021, and July 23, 2021.

If successful, the NOMIS Fellowship must commence within six months of notification.

Selection process

Complete applications passing the initial eligibility and prescreening check by program management are evaluated by the NOMIS Fellowship Selection Panel based on the following criteria:

Scientific Excellence: Applicant

Leadership potential; past achievements (incl. interdisciplinary research skills)

Scientific Excellence: Proposal

Research vision; creativity; high risk/feasibility; impact

Added Scientific Value

Extending boundaries of host lab’s’ and/or IST Austria’s research

 

Top-ranked candidates after the initial selection-panel ranking meeting will be invited for a remote interview with selected selection panel members between July 12, 2021, and July 23, 2021. Final fellowship offers will then be made following a selection panel confirmation meeting.

All candidates will be notified of the outcome of their applications no later than two months after the application deadline

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Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Excellent

Skills/Qualifications

 

The NOMIS Foundation and IST Austria have launched an interdisciplinary basic research program for exceptional postdoctoral scientists.

The NOMIS Fellowship Program at IST Austria provides postdocs with the freedom to work on big unanswered questions and high risk research at the intersection of two or more scientific disciplines.

Proposals are invited in the following fields: Biology; Neuroscience; Physics; Chemistry; Computer Science; Mathematics; and related disciplines

 

Specific Requirements

PhD degree in one of the following fields: Biology; Neuroscience; Physics; Chemistry; Computer Science; Mathematics; and related disciplines

Work location(s)
2 position(s) available at
IST Austria
Austria
Lower Austria/ Vienna
Klosterneuburg
3400
Am Campus 1

EURAXESS offer ID: 627204

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