PhD position in Microbiome Research
for one Health Probiotics

in Graz, Austria for 30 hours a week

That’s the project

This project focuses on understanding the roles of new microbial agents for one health, and on the development of novel products for disease treatments using integrative multi-omics approaches. Therefore, the Graz University of Technology in cooperation with the Austrian Center of Industrial Biotechnology offers a fully funded PhD position. The position is affiliated with the Institute of Environmental Biotechnology led by Gabriele Berg and connected with acib GmbH.

That could be your future

You are working in an enjoyable work climate, have numerous possibilities for further education and personal development. You are part of a challenging and helpful work environment full of team spirit and enthusiasm for your job. You expand your expertise and bridge your science to industry. We offer you fully flexible working hours and a package of voluntary social benefits (e.g. meal vouchers or tickets for public transport) are also part of our modern corporate culture. And not to forget: You make your research visible and broaden your network!

That’s important to us

In the best way you have completed a Master’s degree or Diploma for a recognized University in microbiology, biotechnology, bioinformatics, or related disciplines. Research experiences in a microbiology/biotechnology laboratory would be fine. Furthermore, we are looking for:
  • Knowledge of next-generation sequencing, bioinformatics, and statistics.
  • Proficiency in high-throughput data management and multi-omics data integration.
  • Good written and oral communication skills in English.
  • Good organizational skills and attention to detail.

You should enjoy the work in an international interdisciplinary environment.

That’s what you should know

  • The annual gross salary is EUR 37,500.
  • This corresponds to a monthly net amount of EUR 1,970 (paid 14 times a year).
  • Start: 1st of June 2024

And now it’s your turn! Give us an idea of who you are.

Apply here:, Application deadline: 30th of April 2024
Of course, we welcome applicants of all sexes (f/m/x), backgrounds and ages.

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