The VIPS Post-doctoral training is a pioneer programme with special support from the Austrian government and the City of Vienna. The mission of this programme is to offer an excellent environment to post-doctoral scientists and to support them on their way to scientific independence. VIPS offers new international PostDocs a 3 to 5 year long post-doctoral training at the MFPL with the specific aim of preparing them for a career as principal investigators. To increase the chances for success and the establishment of their own research groups, the VIPS PostDocs will be encouraged to develop their own research topics and apply for independent grants in the second half of their training. During the final phase of their training, VIPS PostDocs will be supported as they apply for group leader positions outside the MFPL.
You must hold a doctorate degree or equivalent before the start of the PostDoc-training but not necessarily when applying. There are no restrictions concerning the nationality of the applicants.