Research positions


Research positions (PhD and post-docs) are regularly open within the research divisions of the institute. You can find hereunder the list of the positions presently available.

You can also spontaneously apply for an internship, PhD or post-doc position. To do so, first consult our web pages describing the research topics of the different research divisions and groups (see the Research Divisions menu item), then prepare an application file including :

  • a motivation letter,

  • a full research resume (curriculum vitae),

  • a short description of your research project (max. 1 page)

  • name(s) of envisaged supervisor(s) in connection with research topics (if identified).

Your application file should be sent to our Research Manager (, with a copy to the institute secretary (
This application does not guarantee that a suitable PhD or postdoc position will indeed be found within the institute for the applicant.

Some information on PhD training at UCLouvain can be found here.

Information on research careers at UCLouvain may be found here and in the related pages.

Open research positions

Postdoc position in biomaterials

A post-doctoral position is open in the Institute of Condensed Matter and Nanosciences in close collaboration with the Louvain Drug Research Institute of the Université catholique de Louvain (Belgium).
The project aims at developing a new generation of biofunctionalized polymer microcarriers for the expansion and differentiation of human stem cells.

Valid until April 15th, 2018

Euraxess Link:

Postdoc position in Crystal Engineering and Crystallization process development

This position is a 1-year contract working in the field of crystal engineering and crystallization development.
The candidate will develop novel chiral resolution and deracemization processes, combining chemistry with crystal engineering and crystallization principles.
The position can result in a full PhD.

Valid until September 1st, 2018