Call for young excellent researchers!

"Vienna Research Groups for Young Investigators" Call 2018

The goal of the program is to bring young excellent researchers (2-8 years past PhD) from abroad to Vienna to start their first "genuine" group here. The Vienna Research Groups for Young Investigators (VRG) leaders receive substantial funding from WWTF (up to 1.6 mio € per group) for 6-8 years as well as a career plan with a long-term perspective from the Vienna host institutions.

We, the research Platform Data Science @ Uni Vienna, would like to participate as your prospective host in Vienna. For a successful candidate we will provide a clear-cut career plan. 

Once we have decided on successful candidates we support your application and help you in the process. The program is financed by the City of Vienna / Wien Kultur.

Your application to Data Science @ Uni Vienna:

Applications including:

●      Letter of motivation

●      Curriculum vitae

●      List of publications

●      Research statement

●      Degree certificates

should be submitted to Anne Marie Faist  no later than April 30st, 2018

More details regarding the WWTF call:

Please visit the WWTF VRG18 Call website for more information on program details, funding guidelines, a guide for writing proposal, etc. 

Questions? Please contact:

Open PhD positions

Open positions for 5 PhD candidates

Starting Date: May 1st, 2018
Application deadline: April 30th, 2018
Duration: 3 years
Job ad:

We have openings for five enthusiastic PhD students to establish an interdisciplinary research environment. The PhD students will be hosted in one of the faculties of Computer Science, Mathematics, or Business, Economics and Statistics. Each of the PhD students will be co-supervised by members of at least two different faculties and work on research problems in one of five domains, Astronomy, Digital Humanities, Finance, Industry 4.0, Medical Sciences.

Your application to Data Science @ Uni Vienna:

Applications including:

●  Letter of motivation that clarifies the candidate’s particular domain(s) of interest and the target phd programme

●  Curriculum vitae

●  List of publications

●  Evidence of teaching experience (if available)

●  Degree certificates

should be submitted via the Job Center to the University of Vienna ( no later than Apr 30th, 2018, mentioning reference number 8347.