Institute of Science and Technology Austria
Vienna regionApply Now
Role Managed by:
t: +31 (0) 202 404 370
Primary Practice Group: Industry Research and Development
Salary & Benefits: competitive
Closing Date: 30/07/2021
Formal Interview Date: 29th September, 1st October and 8th October
IST Austria is a young, multi-disciplinary institute dedicated to cutting-edge research and graduate education in science and science-related technology areas. The institute fosters interdisciplinary interaction between scientists from all countries and is committed to the highest international academic standards, integrity, equality, and diversity on campus, as well as respect and recognition for all. The institute is publicly funded but strongly incentivised to attract additional funding. IST Austria has grown in scientific, academic staff and infrastructure. Currently, IST Austria has 60 research groups and about 850 employees (including more than 245 doctoral students) and will grow to 90 groups by 2026. It has a strategic vision of hosting up to 150 world-class research groups by 2036.
IST Austria is seeking an outstanding scholar who will build further upon the strengths of the institute and will provide the leadership to drive future growth and its accompanying challenges. The President will act as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of IST and will be an avid advocate of STEM disciplines and will inspire and unify the research groups around a vision of excellence in research and training. Acting as ambassador of the institute, the President will engage and enthuse the IST Austria community and represent it to a variety of internal and external stakeholders drawing together scholars with the private sector, government, and broad public.
The successful candidate will have:
Qualifications and Experience
IST Austria is being guided in this recruitment procedure by Perrett Laver. For informal information and questions regarding the position, please contact Perrett Laver by calling +31 20 2404 370 or by sending an email to email@example.com. Applications can be uploaded at www.perrettlaver.com/candidates; please state the reference number 5173 on your application. The deadline for applications is 30th of July 2021 at 9.00 am (CET). Applications should include a letter of motivation, including your qualifications for the post, plus a complete CV. The hiring procedure may include an assessment test. The appointment will be made by the Board of Trustees of IST Austria.
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