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Professor-researchers Recruitment 2021

Registration will take place from January 29 to March 5, 2021

Sorbonne University is a world-class multidisciplinary research university, created on January 1, 2018 from the merger of the Paris-Sorbonne and Pierre & Marie Curie universities. Continuing the humanist tradition of the Sorbonne, it strives to respond to the scientific challenges of the 21st century and to transmit the knowledge from its laboratories and research teams to its students and society as a whole.

Our achievements are based on the men and women who make up our community. Come join us by applying to our teaching faculty positions. You will find your place at our university and we welcome your excellence in your discipline, your initiatives and your ideas.

Documentation to consult :

- The two decrees from 13 February 2015 setting out the permanent provisions applicable to all recruitments for full professors and associate professors

- the provisional calendar of recruitment procedures for professor-researchers for the 2021 campaign.

Registration will open on Friday, January 29, 2021 at 10 am and March 5, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. (Paris time). Applications must be made on the website of the ministry via the GALAXIE application (in French).

The application procedure is completely electronic. No paper applications will be accepted.

Sorbonne University objectives in the recruitment of academic researchers

Sorbonne University’s objectives are to ensure our capabilities in research and education, by reinforcing the university’s strategic priorities, in particular in computing and data sciences and artificial intelligence. It ensures the construction and dissemination of cutting-edge university knowledge, within disciplines and at their interfaces, and also guarantees a place for rare disciplines. It thus supports the development of teaching services, research structures and support services, as well as the careers of the personnel. Attached to recruiting teacher-researchers corresponding to the most ready to these values, Sorbonne University is seeking academic researchers with these same values, while exploring the widest possible research profiles to find the most talented academic researchers. The impartiality of the recruiting is guaranteed by the ethics guidelines of the selection committees, in compliance with the regulatory provisions governing their work. In addition, professional equality between all people is at the heart of Sorbonne University's concerns.

Positions open by the Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Consult the positions

For any additional information concerning the positions at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, you can contact the Teaching Staff Department within Human Resources at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities :

  • Phone. +33 (0)1 40 46 25 28/+33 (0)1 40 46 29 74/+33 (0)1 40 46 25 84
  • Email (lettres-drh-spe @

Positions at the Faculty of Science and Engineering

Consult the positions

For any additional information concerning the positions of the Faculty of Science and Engineering, you can contact the Teaching Staff Department within Human Resources at the Faculty of Science and Engineering:

  • Phone. +33 (0)1 44 27 42 60
  • Email (sciences-drh-concours-ec @

Composition of Selection Committees

Consult the composition of selection committees

For more information

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All positions available at Sorbonne University are accessible to people with disabilities.

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