NOMIS ISTA Fellowship Program 2024 in Austria

Applications are now open for the prestigious NOMIS-ISTA Fellowship Program 2024 at the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (ISTA). This program offers an exceptional opportunity for postdoctoral researchers to engage in innovative research at the intersection of multiple scientific disciplines. Selected fellows will benefit from a collaborative and stimulating scientific environment, supported by mentorship from distinguished leaders across various fields.

The NOMIS-ISTA Fellowship Program encourages projects that demonstrate flexibility, creativity, and collaboration. Successful candidates will work on groundbreaking research proposals co-supervised by two group leaders from different disciplines, fostering a unique interdisciplinary approach. This fellowship not only provides the freedom to explore ambitious scientific questions but also ensures robust mentorship, enhancing the fellows’ research careers and contributions to science.

NOMIS ISTA Fellowship Program 2024 Details

UniversityInstitute of Science and Technology Austria
Deadline13 June 2024

Available Degree programs:

The NOMIS-ISTA Fellowship Program is open to all research fields supported at ISTA. If the specific interdisciplinary expertise needed for your proposed research is not available at ISTA, you can propose an external secondary supervisor. This external supervisor can provide a secondment of up to three months per fellowship year.

Benefits of the NOMIS-ISTA Fellowship

  • Access to cutting-edge and state-of-the-art resources, including scientific service units, research and travel funds.
  • Freedom to explore high-risk concepts with a three-year fully funded position (minimum salary of 72,500 EUR gross annually).
  • An open, collaborative, and interdisciplinary research environment.
  • A supportive framework to develop interdisciplinary skills with dual mentorship.
  • Encouragement to teach within ISTA, creating a conducive environment for knowledge creation and transfer.
  • Training in scientific integrity and leadership, along with career development support.
  • Access to ISTA’s and the NOMIS Foundation’s global networks of pioneering researchers.

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Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicants must have been awarded their PhD within 8 months of the application deadline and ideally have initial postdoctoral experience and/or interdisciplinary training.
  • The fellowship selection panel will consider all outstanding candidates, even those who fall outside the typical criteria.
  • Internal applicants must not have been employed at ISTA for more than 12 months by the application deadline.
  • Top-ranked candidates from the initial evaluation must be available for a remote interview approximately 9-12 weeks after the submission deadline.
  • If successful, the fellowship must commence within six months of notification.

Application Deadline

The call for applications will open on March 25, 2024, and the deadline for submission is June 13, 2024 (14:00 CEST).

How to Apply for NOMIS ISTA Fellowship Program

The process of this fellowship is online, please check the link below to apply online or check the official announcement of the fellowship.


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