Launch of the 2024 external researchers competition

January 10, 2024 - 5min min reading
The registration phase is underway. This year, 270 positions are open. You have until February 9, 2024 to apply for the researchers competition. #Join CNRS!

As a major player in fundamental research on a global scale, the CNRS recruits a significant number of permanent researchers each year through competitive recruitment procedures, based on criteria of excellence. The 270 open positions cover a wide range of scientific fields: human and social sciences, biology, chemistry, mathematics, physics, nuclear and high-energy physics, engineering and systems sciences, information sciences, sciences of the Universe, ecology and environmental sciences.

We invite you to discover the interview of our ambassadors:

Rita Baddour-Hadjean

  • CNRS Research Director
  • BATTion Group Manager
  • Institut de Chimie et des Matériaux Paris Est and Université Paris Est Créteil

Victor Gysembergh

  • CNRS research fellow
  • Léon Robin Center for Research on Ancient Thought
  • Sorbonne University

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Marie-Hélène Verlhac

  • CNRS Research Director
  • Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Biology (CIRB)
  • Institute of Biological Sciences

The Candidate's Guide is now available, providing practical information on how to apply, how the competitions are run and how successful candidates are recruited.

Registration is online and involves three compulsory steps:

  • Opening a candidate account
  • Entering personal application data
  • Registration validation

Apply here!