Tenure tracks 2024 recruitment campaign opens


The CNRS is recruiting 53 tenure-tracks positions across multiple scientific fields ranging from sustainable metallurgy to artificial intelligence, open science, and the Earth’s habitability.

This year, the CNRS is opening 53 tenure tracks with an "entry package", giving tenure in the corps of research directors at the end of the contract. These 53 tenure tracks correspond to 43 new tenure tracks open for the first time in 2024, supplemented by 10 tenure tracks open in previous years but which the CNRS had decided not to fill, due to a lack of applications judged sufficiently convincing by the juries. Applications are open from February 14, 2024 to March 20, 2024, 23:59 Paris time.

Tenure tracks

This contract provides a dedicated financial environment upon joining the CNRS, and includes teaching activities in a higher education institution. These positions are offered on fixed-term contracts (CDD) under public law for a duration of 3 to 6 years. Following evaluation of scientific value and professional aptitude by a tenure commission, tenure will be granted as a CNRS Senior Researcher.

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Application procedure

Create your Job Portal account

Your application file will consist of a single PDF document including :

  • The completed application form
  • Doctorate diploma or all documents required to apply for equivalence
  • Photo ID
  • A possible request to arrange a hearing

All applications incomplete by the closing date will be rejected.