IIASA offers a range of postdoc opportunities for early career researchers. These include fully funded research positions of up to two years to study topics related to the IIASA research agenda. Information on-call openings and application deadlines can be found below.

GENERAL APPLICATION INFORMATION FOR POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWS

1) Candidates are required to develop and submit a research proposal that interfaces their own research interests with the research agenda of one of the various activities pursued at IIASA. To find the program suitable for your research please view our research page. Once you have formulated a proposal we encourage you to contact the relevant program representatives

We suggest to look at the application form, frame the proposed according to the questions there, and then send an introductory e-mail. This is vital, not only to discuss research ideas and ascertain their relevance to IIASA but also to ensure more realistic research plans and expectations on the part of both IIASA and the applicant. 

2) Candidates should have held their PhD for less than five years at the application deadline. 

 

3) IIASA does not do lab-type research and therefore has no labs. Also please note that the fellowship requires you to be present at IIASA; please do not apply if you need to stay away from the institute for you research, or expect IIASA to fund field research.

Before applying please also have a look at our postdoctoral fellowship guidelines.

02 September 2022

IIASA Postdoctoral Fellowship

The IIASA Postdoctoral Fellowship program provides full funding (12 months with the possibility of extension for another 12 months) to conduct your own research on topics closely related to one or more projects on IIASA's agenda. 

02 September 2022

Peking University (PKU) - IIASA Postdoctoral Program

Postdoctoral students wishing to develop skills, experience and expertise in systems analysis, and in international and interdisciplinary research are invited to apply for a 2 year fellowship within the PKU-IIASA Postdoctoral Program. 

31 August 2022

Marie Curie Individual Fellowships

Our institute invites Expressions of Interest proposals to participate in the Marie Curie Individual Fellowships scheme with IIASA as host institution.

02 June 2021

The Korea Research Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship

Korean nationals who have received their doctoral degrees by Korean universities are eligible to apply for postdoctoral fellowships. Biannually, the National Research Foundation of Korea provides funding for up to 24 months. Candidates have to apply to both NRF (on the NRF website) and IIASA.