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Staff Opportunities

Work side by side with other professionals and contribute to the development of knowledge and science on a global scale. Could this be the place for your next professional challenge? Take part!

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We’re not just world-famous for science. To conduct experiments of this scale and importance, we need the very best talent in every part of our organization. Which means, if you’re interested in joining us as a professional, CERN needs technicians, engineers, physicists, administration support, lawyers, accountants and many more.

CERN would very much like to benefit from your expertise, commitment and passion. This is more than an opportunity to develop your career: it’s an opportunity to develop knowledge and science on a global scale. In fact, it’s an opportunity like nowhere else on Earth.

If you join us as a member of staff, we would offer you an initial contract of up to 5 years.

In addition to an exciting career opportunity, CERN offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. People here enjoy living a truly cosmopolitan life in the heart of Europe. It's not just the work and atmosphere that makes people enjoy their jobs, it's the tangible elements that they receive too.

Find out more about CERN's benefits package, and about Staff employment conditions.

European Reasearch Council (ERC) Starting and Consolidator Grants:

CERN welcomes job applications for ERC Starting Grant (CERN deadline: 15.09.2023) and Consolidator Grants (CERN deadline: 03.11.2023) applicants that wish CERN to be their Host Institution. The candidates should have an outstanding track record in particle physics in terms of peer-reviewed publications in high-impact journals.

The projects that they wish to submit to the ERC should fit well the R&D programmes of the Organization.

Subject to a Selection Board at CERN and the successful evaluation of their ERC proposal, they will be offered a 5-year staff contract with CERN.

If you are interested to be considered for this job vacancy please contact [email protected]

We have new vacancies opening up regularly. 

If you want to join us, see what’s on offer below.

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