Recruitment of faculty members : synchronized session

Key dates

  • French Galaxie Portal is open from 22/02/2018 at 10 am to 29/03/2018 at 4 pm (Paris time)
  • DematEC-ENS (ENS application system) is open from 22/02/2018 (10 am - Paris time) to 29/03/2018 (11:59 pm - Paris time)

2018 Recruitment:

The École normale supérieure (ENS) is opening its 2018 recruitment campaign for Associate Professor and Professor positions.

  1. Positions of Associate Professors and Professors to be filled at ENS in 2018




Sections CNU

N° Galaxie

Fiches de postes

Dates auditions

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Professeur universités

Littérature et langages




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2) Application materials

The table below summarizes the mandatory documents you will have to provide to complete your application in accordance with the French national regulations.


  • Professorship competition : Candidates must submit their remarkable works during the first phase (from 22/02/2018 2018  - 10 am (Paris time) to 29/03/2018 - 11:59 pm (Paris time)).

  • Associate professorship competition: Candidates must list the titles of their published works and specify their ISBN numbers. Only short-listed candidates for interview are required to submit their remarkable works. This is an additional phase and more information will be communicated later on to short-listed candidates.

French national regulations (only in FRENCH)


III) Application procedure- Two-phase process

  • Due to national regulations, all applicants must register first on the French Galaxie Portal

Rubrique « Accès Galaxie / recrutement (in FRENCH), click on ‘accès galaxie/recrutement’ on the right side of the screen to access the application form

Guide d’utilisation du candidat(e) sur GALAXIE (in FRENCH)

Registration on the GALAXIE Portal is open from 22/02/2018 - 10 am (Paris time) to 29/03/2018 - 4 pm (Paris time)

  • .Once you have completed your registration on Galaxie, drop your application materials onto the ENS application system - DematEC-ENS. It must especially include the application form duly completed on the Galaxie Portal (don’t forget to sign and date the form). 

For more information, please see the fact sheet below
DematEC-ENS is open from 22/02/2018 - 10 am (Paris time) to 29/03/2018 - 11:59 pm (Paris time).
Only electronic applications are accepted (PDF format). Do not email, fax, or mail application materials to our office: we will not review these items.

All official documents (copy of PhD diploma, valid photo identification) must be translated in FRENCH and bear the seal of an authorized translator.

If you have questions, please email us at:



Application materials must be printed and kept throughout the process.
It is recommended to submit material applications on the DematEC-ENS system in advance. The ENS Human Resources office will follow up incomplete files and contact candidates to ensure that missing parts are collected before March 29.   

Any incomplete applications on 29/03/2018 at 11:59 pm (Paris time) will not be accepted.


IV) Results

Candidates access the preliminary results on the Galaxie Portal by using their candidate number and their password given to those whose eligibility has been recognized by the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research. This access is open from 07/06/2018 - 10 am (Paris time) to 14/06/2018 - 4 pm (Paris time).

Successful applicants must specify what position they accept, indicating their order of preference (in case they register to multiple positions).
A final message summarizes the successful candidate wishes and invites the person to disconnect. You have until 14/06/2018 (4 pm Paris time) in case you want to make changes.



Key dates

École Normale Supérieure
Service Ressources Humaines
Pôle des Enseignants-Chercheurs
45 rue d’Ulm
75230 PARIS Cedex 05

  • French Galaxie Portal is open from 22/02/2018 to 29/03/2018 at 4 pm (Paris time)
  • DematEC-ENS (ENS application system for candidates) is open from 22/02/2018 (10 am - Paris time) to 29/03/2018 (11:59 pm - Paris time)
  • Preliminary results of the recruitment campaign are published on the Galaxie Portal from 7/06/2018 (10 am, Paris time) to 14/06/2018 (4 pm, Paris time). Candidates are invited to specify what position they accept.
  • Final results are published online on the Galaxie Portal on 18/06/2018.


Mis à jour le 5/3/2018