PhD in Chemistry

Vienna (Landbezirke) (AT)
16 Mar 2021
End of advertisement period
16 May 2021
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Chemistry
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Open to new ideas. Since 1365. The University of Vienna is a research university with high international visibility and a wide range of degree  programmes. We are committed to basic research that is open to applications and to research-led teaching, as well as to the dialogue with economy and society. That way, the University of Vienna contributes to the education of future generations and to the society’s ability to innovate.

Become part of this vibrant and future-oriented organisation.

The University of Vienna, Faculty of Chemistry, is the home of the newly founded Vienna Doctoral School in Chemistry (DoSChem). DoSChem is the largest doctoral training program in Austria focusing on the field of chemistry and closely related sciences by bringing together about 175 doctoral students and more than 45 principal investigators. Our goal is to train excellent scientists and to provide an open-minded environment that allows them to connect with each other and to experience a scientifically rich environment to carry out interdisciplinary and curiosity-driven research. 

The Vienna Doctoral School in Chemistry offers

14 fully funded PhD positions
(to be filled between September 2021 and March 2022)

DoSChem offers 14 exciting PhD projects with various starting times (09.21-03.22) covering all chemical sciences. For details see call website below

If you have completed your diploma or master’s degree (or an equivalent) in

  • Chemistry with preferably following specializations organic chemistry, chemical biology, synthetic chemistry, biological chemistry, food chemistry, physical chemistry or related disciplines
  • Cheminformatics/Bioinformatics/Statistics/Informatics
  • Physics
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Molecular Biology
  • Pharmacology

by fall 2021

please visit in order to find detailed information about the open positions and to submit your applications.

The University of Vienna has a very strong, institutionalised gender equality policy and within this framework DoSChem strives to strengthen the career development of female scientists at all qualifications levels and to support compatibility between family and work/ training.

The University of Vienna pursues a non- discriminatory employment policy and values equal opportunities, as well as diversity ( 

The University puts special emphasis on increasing the number of women in senior and in academic positions. Given equal qualifications, preference will be given to female applicants.