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Job Type: Wissenschaftliche Jobausschreibungen

Postdoctoral Fellow

Systems Biology
Medical University Vienna
Closing Date


The Division of Nuclear Medicine at the Medical University of Vienna is recruiting a senior postdoctoral fellow for bioinformatics and applied systems biology. The successful applicant will develop an ambitious research program as a strategic commitment towards strengthening the scientific focus of the unit. This is a unique opportunity for an exemplary scientific mind to become integrated into a dynamically growing division in an exciting field of research.

We are seeking individuals who share our vision to exploit access to extensive data of high complexity from patients and pre-clinical models to make fundamental discoveries in inter-organ crosstalk. Our common goal will be to translate these discoveries into advanced models to incorporate complex imaging data into clinical decision making for precision medicine approaches.


What we offer:

• Freedom to explore your own projects and research ideas to develop a distinct research portfolio within the scientific focus of the unit

• Personnel resources to be guided by you with the perspective to build your own research team

• Perspective to become a principle investigator within the unit to advance our profile in applied systems biology

• International unit of highly collaborative colleagues that support you in your ambitious scientific and career goals

• Top-notch environment with continuously developing resources, infrastructure and collaborations for ground-breaking research

• Stimulating interdisciplinary setting connecting biology with medicine, experiments with computation, and discovery with translation

• Unique opportunity to engage in close interactions with physicians and clinical researchers at the Medical University of Vienna on one of Europe’s largest medical campuses

• Integration into a thriving academic and social community in Vienna, a city with acknowledged high quality of life

• Position initially for six years with a postdoc salary (starting annual gross salary EUR 54,000), with the opportunity to enter the MUW internal career scheme: see “New Qualification Agreement” equivalent to tenure track

• Effective career development through dedicated mentoring

• Access to the MUW training program on research-related and transferable skills


What we are looking for:

• Exemplary scientific quality and proven originality of thinking, paired with a collaborative and interdisciplinary mindset

• Ambition to pursue innovative biomedical research with the perspective to substantially advance your scientific career within academia

• Motivation, skills, and initial achievements enabling you to build your own research portfolio around your growing team

• Excellent communication skills to support your developing collaborative network within the MUW, Vienna and internationally

• Readiness to support your expanding research focus with extra-mural funding from national and international sources (grant writing support available)


Eligibility requirements

• Completed PhD (natural sciences, computer sciences) and 3 years of post-doctoral research in the field of systems biology and bioinformatics

• International research experience

• At least two first-author publications or manuscript published on bioRxiv or arXiv.

• Strict adherence to the application requirements


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Main contact
Name: stefan gruenert

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