IST-BRIDGE: International Postdoctoral Program

Institute of Science and Technology Austria (ISTA) | Klosterneuburg, Austria


Are you eager to make a substantial contribution to the advancement of science? Are you looking for other outstanding scientists to learn from and work with? Is a highly interdisciplinary and international research environment appealing to you? The IST-BRIDGE program at ISTA offers fully funded (two-year) postdoctoral fellowships for highly qualified candidates who have completed or will soon complete their PhD or equivalent in chemistry, computer science, earth and astrosciences, life sciences, mathematics, and physics. IST-BRIDGE postdocs’ careers will be enhanced by a flexible ‘career-tracks’ training program and optional non-academic secondments, placements in ISTA research support units, and academic secondments to outstanding international BRIDGE Network partners. Positions (total 12 per call) are available in the following fields: Biology I Neuroscience I Data & Computer Science I Mathematics I Physics I Chemistry I Related disciplines The application deadline is May 5, 2023 Benefits • International, Interdisciplinary, and Intersectoral fellowship program • 2-year, fully funded postdoctoral position (extensions for placements/secondments) • Profiled competency training: 4 flexible ‘career-tracks’ • Optional BRIDGE ‘career-track’ placements and secondments • ‘Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellow’ title – internationally recognized mark of research excellence For more information, please visit our website at If you have questions regarding the IST-BRIDGE fellowship, please do not hesitate to contact us via This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation program under the Marie Sklodowska-Curie grant agreement No. 101034413

Last updated: 22 February 2023

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