2nd call - PhD, PostDoc, and technician positions for “Microbiomes Drive Planetary Health” program

FWF CoE MicroPlanet

The recently established Cluster of Excellence "Microbiomes Drive Planetary Health" unites microbiome research in Austria, bringing together 8 leading research institutions with strengths in many highly relevant areas of microbiome research, from the human microbiome to global change microbiology.

Our goal is to strategically link environmental, human, and methodological microbiome research to explore and understand fundamental principles of microbiomes across systems. This program is funded by the FWF Exzellenzinitiative excellent=Austria. The first, 5-year period of funding for "Microbiomes drive Planetary Health" started in October 2023. 

We are currently seeking talented individuals for more than 20 positions, including postdocs, PhD students, and technicians, to become an integral part of our interdisciplinary research team at 8 institutions across Austria. We invite applications from excellent, curious, and open-minded scientists to contribute to projects that have the potential to transform our understanding of microbiomes and their impact on planetary health.

Review of applications begins immediately after April 15th, 2024, and continues until positions are filled.

Details on the projects, positions, required qualifications, and application procedure can be found at microplanet.at.