Chair of Junior Professor: Geosolutions to meet the climate challenge

Ecole des Ponts ParisTech is recruiting for a Chair of Junior Professor (JPC). This recruitment is aimed at young researchers with a strong potential to manage and lead a research team, as well as the ability to participate in national, European or international projects.

The terms and conditions of this recruitment are taken in application of the decree n° 2021-1710 of 17 December 2021 relating to the chair of junior professor contract. This position is offered on a 6-year tenure track basis, leading to tenure as Research Director of the Sustainable Development. 

This chair is accompanied by a favourable research environment and includes teaching activities at École des Ponts ParisTech (up to 28 hours of lectures or 42 hours of practice classes per year) as well as dedicated funding. 

► Description of the Junior Professorship: download the file 

Conditions of application

  • There are no age or nationality requirements to apply;
  • The following may apply: holders of a doctorate or equivalent degree or candidates with equivalent scientific qualifications and work;
  • Junior profiles with potential for research supervision and leadership are encouraged.
  • The position is accessible to people with disabilities.

How to apply?

recruitment schedule

  • Application deadline: until 16 May 2022 included
  • Administrative admissibility: 17 May 2022
  • Selection for interview: end of May 2022
  • Interviews: end of June / beginning of July 2022
  • Start of position: from 1 September 2022

Recruitment stages

- Admissibility: The school ensures that each candidate meets the requirements to apply for the position.

- Selection on the basis of application files: a selection committee examines the applications and selects the candidates it wishes to interview.

- Interview of selected candidates: the selection committee interviews the selected candidates and proposes a candidate to the Director of Ecole des Ponts.

- The auditions may include a research seminar and/or meeting with the scientists of the host laboratory. The selection committee will attend as an observer.

- Recruitment decision: following the deliberations of the selection committee, the Director of École des Ponts decides on the follow-up of the recruitment process.

Application file

► Download the application file 
► Download the application file