How to apply


How and when should you apply for UCLouvain scientific posts? What documents ensure your application is in order?

Below you will find recruitment procedures for each type of post.

Temporary scientific staff (assistants)

New assistantships dedicated to supervision and research are available every year in the faculties. The selection procedure is subject to a specific timetable.

Calls for applications take place in May. Consult the job vacancies for assistants from 1 May.

After the closing date for applications, administrative directors start the selection process.

2023-24 appointments

  • The application procedure for assistants closes at midnight on 22 May 2023.
  • Applicants are selected between 15 July and early September.
  • From 17 July, applicants can follow the progress of their online application.
  • The Human Resources Department contacts them personally as soon as it receives a decision.
  • Contact person: Aurélie Pirson, Human Resources Department, 010 47 21 17.

Research logistician

Research logistician vacancies open sporadically throughout the year.

Eligibility requirements: applicants must hold a PhD.

At the end of the recruitment process, the research logistician is hired on a permanent contract.

Check our website regularly for vacancies.