Help us shape tomorrow’s world
Our mission is to drive digital technology forward through projects that have an impact on our world, supporting the transformations that will shape mobility, health, and industry. If this sounds exciting to you, check out our job openings! CEA-List could be just the place for you. We are experts in smart digital systems. We conduct research with partners from academia and industry to fuel innovation and transfer new technologies to the market.
We hire scientists, engineers, and technicians, of course. But we also welcome PhD and post-doctoral candidates and student interns. Digital technology is a fast-paced and challenging field. We are always on the lookout for bright people ready to dive into developing bold solutions and motivated by a desire to achieve the kind of incremental advances that support major transformations. CEA-List offers exciting career opportunities in artificial intelligence, digital twins, robotics, software engineering, cybersecurity—as well as in all of our other research areas.
If you are a research scientist or engineer with a desire to learn and grow with a leading center for digital innovation, CEA-List could be the place for you! CEA-List is home to more than 30 job categories and just as many possible career paths.
Check out our available positions (positions we are currently actively hiring for).
Don’t see a position that’s right for you?
If you are a good match for a specific position, we will get back in touch with you to set up interviews with a member of our human resources team and the manager of the hiring department. Once you have completed these interviews, we will let you know what the status of your application is.
Learn more about our job categories at CEA-List.
If you are a PhD student with an interest in doing your dissertation in one of our areas of expertise…
Check out our PhD research opportunities
Each year, CEA-List hosts more than 40 PhD candidates. Funding is available from a variety of sources. Contracts are generally for three years, but the exact terms will depend on the source of funding.
A post-doctoral research position is the ideal way to share your knowledge on one of CEA-List’s priority research areas.
See our post-doctoral research opportunities
Post-doc contracts are one year, renewable once.
If your degree program has an internship requirement, why not consider CEA-List? A student internship at CEA-List will help get your career off to a good start. Take advantage of the opportunity to learn and apply new skills in a stimulating innovation ecosystem.
See our internship opportunities
All interns must sign an internship contract and non-disclosure agreement (which means that your internship report cannot be made public without CEA-List’s consent). Interns will be assigned an internship supervisor at CEA-List. Student internships are paid.
Learn more about how student internships work on our student internships page.
Sending your application
Preparing for your interview
Please note: Our activities are strategic and involve access to classified information. To be considered for employment, regardless of the position or type of contract, you will have to obtain a security clearance from the French government. Security clearance is a prerequisite to employment at CEA-List. You will also be asked to provide proof of your degrees and prior work experiences.