How to apply

In order to assess your application, the following documents are very useful. You can gather them in a PDF file and join them in the INRIA web app for job application.

  1. A curriculum vitae in English (or French)
  2. Scans of official transcripts of relevant BSc/MSc courses, if not in English, French, Dutch or German with a translation in English or French.
  3. A motivation letter in English (or French), typically at most half a page, providing
    1. Either a (possibly ranked) list of one or more of our open positions you are interested in, or a specification of the subject(s) you want to work on with a detailed motivation on how this fits in the research strategy of our lab.
    2. the source (e.g. URLs of web pages or citations to papers) where you found information on our lab or its open positions.
    3. why you feel your background fits these research topics. Please do not copy-paste your CV, instead list what you know about the position you are applying for and for each topic/requirement/… explain why you think you qualify.
    4. in case you already have funding for your PhD research / internship / …, or an application for such funding is pending, clearly specify the details of the funding schemes.
  4. A sample of scientific (and/or technical (engineers)) writing. Provide one or more documents authored by (if possible only) yourself, demonstrating your skills in English, mathematics and scientific writing. Published documents are preferred. If published in a peer-reviewed venue, you may choose to add the reviews. Examples include a master thesis, a research article, a project report, a documented github contribution, etc. If you send a long list (more than 5 items) of earlier work, please provide a paragraph saying which items are most relevant for your application. If no documents in English are available, please provide documents in another language.
  5. Especially for engineers, a list of open source projects to which you contributed, with a short description of your contribution and a pointer to the code.