Post-doctoral position

A post-doctoral position enables a young doctor to carry out research work in an institution other than the one where he or she completed his or her thesis.
Universities and research centers (both public and private) offer post-doctoral jobs and publish their vacancies on their websites.

=> Open post-doct position

To become assistant / associate professor

Universities and higher education institutions recruit young PhDs into the lecturer corps by competitive examination.

Becoming researcher or research ingeneer

  • In the public sector: organisations such as CNRS, INSERM and INRAE, which recruit researchers and research engineers on the basis of a competitive examination. 
  • In the private sector: for research, R&D or expertise.