First call of VDSEE financed PhD positions – Apply@VDSEE

The first VDSEE-Call of the VDSEE financed PhD positions shall open in October 2021. In order to apply, register yourself at the University of Vienna and open an u:account first. With your u:account user-ID you can then Apply@VDSEE (the recruitment portal will be opened for the application period).

Project funded PhD positions announced by individual Principal Investigators / Supervsiors

2 PhD positions in Technau lab,University of Vienna

19 August 2021

  • Position 1: The Technau lab at the University of Vienna offers a 3 year PhD student positions in the frame of an FWF-funded project on "Germ layer specification in the sea anemone Nematostella vectensis".
  • Position 2: a 3 year PhD student position in the frame of an FWF-funded project on "Functional dissection of muscle development in the sea anemone Nematostella".
  • Details on positions at
  • For more information on the Department and the Technau lab see:
  • The Department is part of the Faculty of Life Sciences, which is located in a brand-new building at the Vienna BioCenter (, one of the major hubs of Life Sciences in Europe.
  • Questions and applications (one single PDF containing a letter of motivation, CV, at least 2 letters of recommendation) should be directed to Ulrich Technau

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