PhD Positions at the Vienna International School of Earth and Space Sciences

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Monday, October 31, 2022
Archive Date: 
Monday, November 28, 2022
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Pre-doctoral/Graduate Positions
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
University of Vienna
Job Announcement Text: 

The Vienna International School of Earth and Space Sciences (VISESS) is soliciting applications for PhD positions within the Faculty of Earth Sciences, Geography and Astronomy at the University of Vienna.

As humanity is facing grand challenges such as climate change and resource depletion, this new doctoral school is addressing these and other challenges through interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary academic research connecting the COSMOS with planet EARTH, it’s environment and the ANTHROPOSPHERE. We aim our students to become world-leading experts in either of these three branches while also confidently communicate and contribute across all three branches. We want our school to become a central place in the heart of Europe for training and as a resource of knowledge about our place in space and time. For further information see:

Interested students can apply unti the deadline of 30 November 2022 via: 

Included Benefits: 

We offer:

  • Job grading in accordance with collective bargaining agreement: §48 VwGr. B1 Grundstufe (praedoc) with relevant work experience determining the assignment to a particular salary grade
  • An active and inspiring research environment, a vibrant PhD community and many ways to connect with peers from home and abroad on a social and professional level
  • A broad range of interdisciplinary training possibilities and school activities, such as leadership skill trainings, workshops, seminars, mobility and summer schools

The University pursues a non-discriminatory employment policy and values equal opportunities, as well as diversity ( The University lays special emphasis on increasing the number of women in senior and in academic positions. Given equal qualifications, preference will be given to female applicants.

Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2022
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Attention To: 
VISESS School Board
University of Vienna
Department Name: 
Vienna International School of Earth and Space Sciences (VISESS)
Street Line 1: 
Josef-Holaubek-Platz 2 (UZA II)
Zip/Postal Code: 
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
VISESS Admin Coordinator
VISESS call-for-applications Autumn 2022