Call for Applications: IIASA Postdoctoral Fellowships

Postdoctoral Fellowships are available at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) for Researchers in:

  • Natural and Social Sciences
  • Mathematical Sciences and Modelling
  • Interdisciplinary and Sustainability Sciences
  • Integrated Assessment
  • Management and Policy

IIASA located in Schloss Laxenburg near Vienna, Austria, provides full funding for a number of postdoctoral researchers each year. Scholars conduct their own research on topics closely related to one or more projects on IIASA’s agenda.

Upcoming application deadlines:   
2016: 1 October
 2017: 1 April, 1 October

Postdoctoral positions are of up to 2 years’ duration, and can begin up to 6 months after selection.

What is IIASA?

IIASA is an international institute engaged in scientific research that aims to provide support for policymakers on issues of importance in the following global problem areas:

  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Food and Water
  • Poverty and Equity

IIASA’s research comes under the following programs:

  • Energy
  • Transitions to New Technologies
  • Advanced Systems Analysis
  • Ecosystem Services and Management
  • Air Quality and Greenhouse Gases
  • Evolution and Ecology
  • World Population
  • Risk and Resilience
  • Water

IIASA has four Futures Initiatives:

  1. Arctic Futures Initiative
  2.  Tropical Futures Initiative
  3. Economic Integration within European and Eurasian Space
  4. Water Futures and Solutions

and three Cross Cutting Activities:

  1. Accounting for Social Heterogeneity in IIASA Models
  2. Systemic Risk and Network Dynamics
  3. Equitable Governance of Common Goods

We strongly encourage communication with relevant program representatives at the earliest possible stage, and before submitting an application.

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