The tenth call in the “Vienna Research Groups for Young Investigators" programme in the field of "Information and Communication Technology - Interdisciplinary Data Science” is now being processed. This group shall strive to improve the understanding of substantial current scientific research questions in the field of data science that lead to applicable solutions in and together with other disciplines with potential medium term economic or social benefits. The ability to bridge disciplines is thus a key evaluation criterion. We also encourage new interdisciplinary combinations.
It addresses Vienna-based universities and research institutions that intend to hire an excellent young researcher from abroad for setting-up and managing of an independent research group. Active recruitment procedures are mandatory.
WWTF grants one position with up to € 1.6 million for six to eight years for the research group.
Decisions are planned for December 2019. Hearings of selected candidates will take place in Vienna end of November / beginning of December 2019.
Fur ruther information please see the VRG19 Call Fiche, the VRG19 Guide for Writing a Proposal and the current VRG Funding Guidlines (German).
Contact: Donia Lasinger