Professional Benefits

The professional benefits of becoming a postdoctoral researcher at IIASA are numerous:

  • The chance to work in a rich international scientific environment alongside scientists from many different countries and disciplines;
  • The opportunity to gain hands-on experience of real-world problems, rather than conducting purely academic research;
  • Administrative, computer and library support as well as other research-related resources are provided by IIASA;
  • Discovering new career prospects as a result of the experience and insights gained at IIASA;
  • Access to contact with IIASA’s worldwide network of collaborators, many of whom have highly successful careers in their own specialized scientific area;
  • Working in the inspiring surroundings of IIASA's headquarters in the Laxenburg castle (Schloss Laxenburg), close to Vienna, Austria, one of Europe's most beautiful cities.

Being part of a vibrant scientific community with the ability to share and discuss research with experts in their field;


Postdoctoral scholars at IIASA have the opportunity to work closely with scientists from their own and other disciplines to broaden and strengthen their research interests and gain work experience within a lively and close-knit community.

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Last edited: 24 October 2012


Tanja Huber

YSSP & Postdoc Coordinator Young Scientists Summer Program

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