2021 Call for post-doctoral applications (Ined.IPOPs)

Annual campaign

INED and the iPOPs Laboratory of Excellence are inviting applications for two post-doctoral positions:

  • 1 two-year post-doctoral position in one of INED’s 11 units (10 research units and one mixed service unit)
  • 1 one-year post-doctoral position in one of iPOPs’ 6 partner research centers 

The research projects presented by applicants must correspond to the research themes and methodological approaches of the iPOPs laboratory of excellence: family dynamics, ageing, social inequality, gender inequality, intergenerational inequality, public policies and territorial inequality (see the website: http://www.ipops.fr/en/).

 The applicant must fulfil the following three criteria:

  • The applicant must hold a PhD awarded after 03/03/2017, or have defended their dissertation prior to the start date of the post-doctoral contract (12/15/2021 at the latest) in a discipline related to the population sciences, including demography, economics, epidemiology, history and sociology.
  • The applicant must not have been hosted at the requested host research institution during their doctoral research for a total period exceeding six months.
  • 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.

 There are no restrictions in terms of age or nationality.

How to apply ?

  1. Read the accompanying documents :
    2021 call for post-doctoral applications
    2021 INED mentor’s list
    Charter for post-doc contract researchers
  2. Create a user account at the following address: 
  3. Confirm oneself from reception of confidential letters (before 3 March 2021 at 12:00 PM, noon, Paris time) :

There will be no systematic notification. If you want to receive a confirmation upon receipt of the Letter of recommendation please contact us at : recrutement-postdoc@ined.fr


Post-doctoral students since 2013


2020 : 

 Cécile THOMÉ, at research Units "Sexual and reproductive Health and Rights", INED
Sujet de recherche : "Le rapport au corps et à la santé dans les choix contraceptifs des jeunes femmes en France selon le milieu social"

 Lola ZAPPI,
 at partner research centers "CRIDUP", Paris 1
Sujet de recherche : "Les travailleuses sociales face aux familles nombreuses de milieux populaires dans l’entre-deux-guerres : familialisme, natalisme et gestion de la pauvreté"

2019 :

  • Elie GUERRAUT, at partner research centers "SAGE", university of Strasbourg
    Sujet de recherche : "Habiter les espaces en déclin. Recompositions démographiques , transformations de l’espace et rapports de voisinage dans les villes moyennes française"
  • Sandra PELLET, at research Units "Mortality, Health and Epidemiology", INED
    Sujet de recherche : "Migration santé et solidarités informelles"

2018 :

  • Hugo BREANT, at research Units "Mobility, Trajectories and territories" , I’INED
    Sujet de recherche : "Mobilités résidentielles des immigrés africains en France. Pratiques de mobilités spatiales, expériences de mobilité sociale et construction des inégalités sociales par le logement"
  • Pauline BLUM, at partner research centers "CERLIS" (Le Centre de recherches sur les liens sociaux)
    Sujet de recherche : Partir ou rester ? Les conditions de l’hébergement familial des jeunes ni à l’école ni au travail


  • Alessandra Trimarchi (Ined - Fertility, Family and Sexuality Research unit),  Research on "Education and reproductive behavior in Europe: A two sex approach"
  • Julien Boelart, SAGE laboratory  (Sociétés, Acteurs, Gouvernement en Europe), University of Strasbourg (UNISTRA)  for one year.   Research on "Données massives et apprentissage statistique".

2014-2015 : 

  • Dorothée Serges, Production et reproduction des familles migrantes en Guyane française

 2014 :

  • Barbara Revuelta-Eugercios, Health and mortality inequality during the demographic transition. Madrid and Stockholm, 1870-1935

 2013-2014 :

  • Aïda Solé Aura, Health, Mortality and Aging : A Multi-national Longitudinal Analysis

Ranking of 2019 post-doctoral application