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  • 100 research laboratories
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  • 8,500 publications per year (approx. 11% of the publication in France)
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  • 4th in the world for mathematics
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Application Procedure


As UPMC has opted for a paperless application procedure, please ensure that you follow the instructions below exactly to facilitate optimal handling of your application.

Candidate registration will involve two steps:

● 1st step: from 10 am Tuesday, January 24, 2017 to 4 pm Thursday, February 23, 2017 REGISTER your candidacy using the GALAXIE application, which can be found at the following link: https://galaxie.enseignementsup-recherche.gouv.fr/antares/can/astree/index.jspNouvelle fenêtre

● 2nd step: from 10 am Tuesday, January 24, 2017 to midnight on Thursday, February 23, 2017 REGISTER AND UPLOAD ALL FILES for your application at the following link: http://concours.upmc.fr Nouvelle fenêtre

The application must contain the following items, according to the current regulations (decrees of February 13, 2015), in PDF format:

1. a dated and signed declaration of candidacy, which can be downloaded on GALAXIE;

2. a clear copy of photo identification, front and back;

3. a curriculum vitae (cf. article 10 of title IV of the decree of February 13, 2015);

4. a diploma: doctorate, HDR (habilitation à diriger des recherches) or equivalent;

5. the thesis committee report approving the thesis defense/viva;

6. at least one representative example of the work, publications, articles and achievements cited in the CV;

7. additionally, for candidates who are applying as a professor-researcher who holds a similar position in a country other than France that is equivalent to the advertised position and is therefore exempt from evaluation based on the list of qualifications: recent certification from the current employer citing the institution that the candidate belongs to, the duration of employment and the level of duties performed;


All relevant information regarding the professor-researcher recruitment can be found on the UPMC website at the following address, under the heading ACTUALITES (NEWS): http://www.upmc.frNouvelle fenêtre


If you have any questions, you can contact the administrative team at concours.ec@upmc.frNouvelle fenêtre.