Join us

More than one way to join us as a researcher at Centrale Nantes

  • NExT Junior and Senior Talent:  In order to attract and recruit new faculty members, the NExT Initiative has launched a call for applications aimed at identifying researchers and professors wishing to join one of the founding institutions of NExT or the CNRS in Nantes.
  • The regional “Connect Talent” programme is designed to welcome and support world-class researchers, alone or with a team, to a laboratory in the Pays de la Loire region.
  • You can also apply for one of our current research vacancies below.

Contact

For further information or to enquire about other research opportunities please contact:

NExT Junior Talent

NExT Junior Talent system aims to attract high-potential scientific profiles to the Nantes site and provide funding until the candidate secures a statutory position in one of the NExT founding establishments or with the CNRS in Nantes. This mechanism provides the young researcher the means to develop his/her own research project with a dedicated team and to gain faster access to recognition at international level.

Funding is awarded over three years:
  • up to €225K salary for the junior researcher
  • €150K € for the research team (doctoral student, postdoctoral fellow ...)
  • €120K for equipment and costs related to research

NExT Senior Talent

NExT Senior Talent aims to support experienced researchers taking up a post in the Nantes area. This mechanism gives the researcher the means to accelerate his/her research activities of international scope in one of the founding institutions of NExT or CNRS in Nantes.

Funding is awarded over 3 years:
  • €250K for the research team (doctoral students, postdoctoral students etc.)
  • €270K for equipment and costs related to research

Connect Talent: International Call for Applications (Senior Faculty)

This call for applications is aimed at operations to attract researchers and research professors and is intended for world-class researchers, alone or with a team, with a view to accelerating the development of an existing topic that is considered as strategic in the region, in particular production technologies, healthcare, etc... as well as cross-cutting topics in digital technologies, electronics and the human and social sciences.

A word-class researcher means a leading scientist with unquestioned recognition: quality of scientific production, number of citations, international openness or distinctions.

The “Connect Talent” call for applications gives priority to having this leading scientist set up for the long term at a laboratory in the Pays de la Loire region.

Research Vacancies

Scientific Staff - Teaching and Research



CNRS - The National Center for Scientific Research


Published on March 14, 2019 Updated on September 13, 2019