Join the CNRS
Each year the CNRS recruits thousands of permanent and contract employees to meet the scientific needs of laboratories and services.
Recruitment via competitive examination
The CNRS recruits its civil servant staff via competitive examination.
Recruitment without competitive examination
The CNRS recruits contract employees.
Internship or apprenticeship contract
Are you looking for an internship or apprenticeship contract at the CNRS?
Your career at the CNRS
If you are a CNRS employee, the Human Resources Department will provide career guidance.
Working at the CNRS
In 2023 the CNRS employed 33,000 individuals, which included scientists as well as engineers and technicians performing research support functions.
The CNRS is an engaged employer that makes diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity central to its recruitment, for instance via its career guidance offerings.
Discover the various professions you can perform at the CNRS, ranging from basic and applied research to innovation and research support activities.
Talent mobility with no borders
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