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