PhD Student Position: Machine Learning in Biology & Medicine

Medical University of Vienna
Institute of Artificial Intelligence
Austria Vienna Vienna


We are recruiting an ambitious PhD student who wants to pursue a scientific career in machine learning, with a focus on precision medicine, high-throughput biology, synthetic biology, or cell therapy. The successful candidate will be based at the Institute of Artificial Intelligence at the Medical University of Vienna, with ample opportunities to integrate into the national and European research landscape, including the European Lab for Learning and Intelligent Systems (ELLIS). This call is open to students who have recently completed or are about to complete their undergraduate degree in any field of computational sciences, as well as to candidates with a background in biology/medicine and strong quantitative skills.

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Candidates should have a Bachelor and/or Master degree in machine learning, computer science, statistics, bioinformatics or in another quantitative field that combines both methodological and applied research (in any field). Candidates with a background in biology, medicine, or a related field are also eligible if they possess strong quantitative skills and a keen interest in machine learning research.

Start date

To be determined

How to Apply

Please send your application to (ideally as a single PDF document). The application materials should include a cover letter, CV, academic transcripts, and contact details of 2-3 references (if possible). The deadline is 31 March 2023. Start dates are flexible.