Open Positions

The Siegert Lab is continuously looking for new talents. If you are passionate about scientific research, motivated, ambitious and driven; we want you to be part of our team!
We strive to create and sustain a dynamic laboratory group of diverse and international members with a multicultural background because we believe such richness stimulates and fosters creativity.
If you are interested in joining our group, please take a moment and submit your application.

Graduate Students

Graduate students are enrolled once per year via the IST Austria graduation program. Bachelor’s as well as Master’s can apply to this program. Students spend the first year completing coursework and rotations before choosing a thesis group and passing the qualifying exam. A detailed description about the program and the application procedure is described here.
If you already interested to perform an Internship before the start of the graduation program in September, please write an email including CV, motivation letter, and the name of two references to sandra.siegert (at)


Candidates, who would like to perform an internship within the group, write an email including CV and motivation letter, and the name of two references to sandra.siegert (at) Also indicate in the cover letter, the length of the planned internship as well as the time window. We expect a minimum internship length of at least 8 weeks.
Once per year, IST Austria offers a summer ISTernship for outstanding undergraduate students. The application deadline is usually around February each year. Please find the details of this fellowship here.