Postdoc Position 2019 in Austria, University of Vienna

Postdoc Position 2019 in Austria, University of Vienna

Postdoc Position 2019 in Austria, University of Vienna

Designation/Position- Postdoc Position 2019 in Austria

University of Vienna, Austria invites application for Postdoc Position 2019 in Austria from eligible and interested candidates

About-  The overall goal of the REinforcing Women IREsearch (REWIRE) COFUND Programme, a Marie Sklodowska Curie Actions COFUND project funded by the European Commission,  is to establish a support scheme for excellent postdoctoral female researchers to foster their scientific development, to nurture their expertise and to make a profound impact on their future careers. The Programme aims to address statistics published in the European Commission’s “She Figures 2015” which clearly demonstrate that women are under-represented in academic careers. Postdoc Position 2019 in Austria

Research/Job Area- Any discipline

Location- University of Vienna, Austria


  • Be female
  • Have been awarded their PhD or will have successfully defended their PhD before the start of the fellowship

Job/Position Description- 

  • A 36-month fellowship in any discipline
  • A highly competitive programme supporting you in your academic career progression and becoming a mentor for future female researchers
  • Working at the largest research and education institution in Austria
  • The chance to live in Vienna – the city with the highest quality of life in the world for 10 years in a row!

In addition to your individual research project and customised career development plan, you will be encouraged to:

  • Be part of and build upon an enhanced research network
  • Participate in non-research oriented training programmes
  • Develop transferable skills
  • Gain international exposure through publications in high-profile journals
  • Participate in international conferences

How to Apply- The guide for applicants will be published on 1 July 2019!

  • Comply with the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Mobility Rule (REWIRE will abide by the mobility rule defined for MSCA, the reference date being the call deadline, meaning applicants will only be eligible if they have lived or had their main activity (work, studies etc.) in Austria for less than 12 months within the past three years at the time of the relevant deadline)
  • Submit a complete application (in English) before the specific call deadline

Applicants are allowed to make only one application per call.

The application must be submitted electronically via the online application tool. Once the call is open, templates for your application can be downloaded here.

A complete application shall consist of the following:

  • Research Proposal (template to be provided)
    • Summary (1 page)
    • Proposed Research Project (max. 5 pages)
    • Motivation to join the department/research group including a 5-year career plan (1 page)
    • Ethical issues
  • Academic CV including the names of two referees (template to be provided)
  • Support Letter from hosting mentor
  • Copy of PhD/Doctorate certificate

For Contact- [email protected]

Last Date for Apply– 30 September 2019

Call Opening1 July 2019Early 2020
Deadline for Submission of Proposals30 September 2019Spring 2020
Interviews ExpectedEnd of March 2020Early Autumn 2020
Expected Start Date of FellowshipBetween June 2020 and October 2020Late 2020 – Early 2021

See Position Details-

Official Website-

Click here to apply- 


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