Open positions

  • PHD POSITION AVAILABLE IN GUT MICROBIOLOGY AND NEURODEVELOPMENT

    A PhD position is available for an immediate start as part of the project ‘The premature gut microbiome and the influence on neonatal immunity, brain development and white matter injury - The PreMiBraIn study’ within the group of David Berry. The position is funded by an inter-university research cluster grant (Medical University of Vienna / University of Vienna). 

    We are looking for a highly motivated and independent scientist with a keen interest in gut microbiota and health and a strong background in microbiology and/or medicine.

  • Postdoc position available in marine microbial symbioses

    A Postdoc position is available for an immediate start within the project ‘Elucidating symbiotic interactions in the ecologically important marine sponge Ianthella basta’ - a collaborative project of Nicole Webster from the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) and Michael Wagner. The position is funded by the ERC Advanced Grant NITRICARE. 

    We are looking for a highly motivated and independent postdoctoral fellow willing to work jointly between the University of Vienna and AIMS. Applicants should have a keen interest in fundamental microbial symbiosis and a strong research background in microbial physiology and environmental microbiology.