[CALL] WWTF-VRG: Information and Communication Technology


Tenure-Track Professorship for the field of Information and Communication Technology

internal deadline: 2022-11-24

deadline: 2023-03-15

The 14th Vienna Research Groups for Young Investigators call 2023 is issued for up to three group leader positions as part of the WWTF’s Information and Communication Technology programme.

  • It addresses Vienna-based universities and research institutions that intend to hire an excellent young researcher from abroad for setting-up and managing an independent research group. Active recruitment procedures are mandatory.
  • This group must address substantial state-of the-art scientific research questions in the area of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) and at the same time demonstrate mid-term relevance to industry.
  • WWTF especially encourages Vienna-based research institutions to propose female group leaders.
  • WWTF takes unconventional research careers into consideration.
  • WWTF in total grants up to three positions with up to € 1.6 million per research group for six to eight years of funding. Please submit proposals online. 
  • For more details please refer to the VRG 23 Call Fiche, the "Call Specifications" and the "Submission Guideline".

The selection follows a two-stage process: In stage one applicants apply for a tenure track professorship at the University of Vienna (deadline 24 November 2022). In stage two, applicants apply for a WWTF grant together with a proponent from the University of Vienna of the applicant’s choice.