INED & iPOPs Post-doctoral Positions in Population Sciences


Campaign timeline

  • Opening date of call : February 1st, 2024
  • Closing date of call : March 1st, 2024
  • Publication date of results : the week of april 15, 2024
  • Contract start date: Between October 1, 2024 and December 15, 2024 at the latest.

INED and the iPOPs research centers are inviting applications for two post-doctoral positions:

  • One one-year post-doctoral position in one of INED’s 11 units (10 research unit and one mixed service unit)
  • One one-year post-doctoral position in one of iPOPs partners’ 6 laboratory research units

The proposed research project must tie in with the thematic and methodological focuses of the iPOPs Labex: namely family dynamics, ageing, social inequality, gender inequality, generational inequality, territorial inequalities and public policies. See the iPOPs website for further information

The applicant must fulfil the following three criteria:

  • The applicant must hold a PhD awarded after 30/09/2021, or have defended their dissertation prior to the start date of the post-doctoral contract (15/12/2024) at the latest) in a discipline related to the population sciences, (demography, economics, epidemiology, history and sociology, etc...);
  • The applicant must not have been hosted at the requested host institution during their doctoral research for a total period of six months or more, nor have been employed at their host institution for a year or more during the past three years. (excluding the "EDSD" training course)
  • The applicant must have the endorsement of a mentor who commits to support them throughout their period of employment. Applicants should directly contact researchers at INED or in partner laboratories. (See Annexes 1 & 2).

    There are no restrictions in terms of age or nationality.

How to apply ?

  1. Read the accompanying documents : 
    2024 call for post-doctoral applications 
    2024 INED mentor’s list 
    Charter for post-doc contract researchers
    Sworn declaration (to deposit with your signature on the platform)
  2. Create a user account at the following address :
  3. Confirm oneself from reception of confidential letters (before 1 March 2024 at 12:00 PM, noon, Paris time).
    There will be no automatic confirmation. If you would like to be notified of the receipt of letters of recommendation, please contact:



Application date
1 year
Humanities : Anthropology & Ethnology, History
Social sciences : Demography, Economy, Geography, Management and Public administration, Gender studies, Identities, gender and sexuality, Political science, Sociology
Other : Medicine