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Periodic Report Summary 2 - ISTFELLOW (International IST Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme)

The ISTFELLOW postdoctoral fellowship program aims to provide exceptional postdoctoral fellows with the opportunity to carry out independent research proposals in an interdisciplinary environment focused on scientific excellence.

ISTFELLOW is open to qualified applicants from all over the world who are interested in spending the postdoctoral stage of their scientific research career at IST Austria. The program is intended for postdocs interested in the areas that are represented by the faculty at IST Austria. At all times, in keeping with the spirit of the Institute, ISTFELLOW gives preference to scientists who have a strong interest in cross-disciplinary approaches.

During the course of their fellowships, ISTFELLOWS benefit from excellent working conditions including competitive salaries, generous research and travel budgets, and opportunities for career development and training.

ISTFELLOWS are sought through advertising in top scientific journals and via the promotion of the program by the institute’s worldwide network of contacts in the scientific community.
ISTFELLOWS are selected by an interdisciplinary committee consisting of IST Austria faculty members and external experts whose primary focus is offering fellowships based upon scientific excellence and interdisciplinary research.

Over the course of the ISTFELLOW program, IST Austria has employed a total of 47postdoctoral fellows representing theoretical and experimental research in numerous fields and is dedicated to providing fellows with the resources needed to conduct cutting-edge basic research in their respective fields.

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Institute of Science and Technology Austria
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