Work at the CNRS

The CNRS numbers

Equipe
31,944
staff
Idée
15,197
researchers
Ingénieurs et techniciens
16,747
engineers and technicians

For further information: Social audit and parity at the CNRS

2 avenues of recruitment

External competitions  

In December for researchers, in June for engineers and technicians

Fixed-term contracts

See the current offers

Whether in a team, laboratory, service, delegation or large facility, CNRS personnel work all over France to develop or support research projects.

The CNRS obtains the HR Excellence in Research Award

In February 2017, the European Commission attributed the HR Excellence in Research Award to the CNRS for its European Human Resources Strategy for Researchers (HRS4R). It is distinguished for its participation in the construction of the European Research Area and for the quality of its human resources policy for researchers.