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

Job Summary

Pre-doctoral / Graduate Positions
Universität Wien
Vienna International School of Earth and Space Sciences (VISESS)
Number of Positions Available
Work Arrangement

Job Description

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 until the deadline of 15 November 2020 via:

Compensation and Benefits

Included Benefits

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 Details

Publication Start Date
2020 Oct 01
Application Deadline
2020 Nov 15


VISESS Administration