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CERN Junior Fellowship

Fully Funded CERN Junior Fellowship in Switzerland

Fully Funded
Country: Switzerland
City: Geneva
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At CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, physicists and engineers are probing the fundamental structure of the universe. Also, Using the world’s largest and most complex scientific instruments, they study the basic constituents of matter. Additionally, fundamental particles that are made to collide together at close to the speed of light. The process gives physicists clues about how particles interact, and provides insights into the fundamental laws of nature. Moreover, CERN Junior Fellowship is aimed at graduates from universities or higher technical institutes in a wide range of applied sciences, computing and engineering . Along with, with limited or no work experience, looking to work in a research group.

Please note that you are applying for a programme and not a specific job. Additionally  In order to help us offer you an interesting work project, we recommend that you let us know how your research interests and skills relate to CERN’s diverse activities. Further, You can include this during the online application process form or in a separate motivation letter.

Benefits From the junior fellowship:

CERN would very much like to benefit from your expertise, commitment, and passion. In return, CERN will provide you with:

    • An employment contract for between 6 months (minimum) up to a maximum of 36 months.
    • A stipend ranging from 5,239 to 6,506 Swiss Francs per month (net of tax).
    • Coverage by CERN’s comprehensive health scheme (for yourself, your spouse and children), and membership of the CERN Pension Fund.
    • Depending on your individual circumstances: an installation grant, family, child and infant allowances as well as travel expenses to and from Geneva.
    • 2.5 days of paid leave per month.


In order to qualify for a place on the programme you will need to meet the following requirements:

  • You are a national of a CERN Member or Associate Member State
  • You have graduated, or are about to graduate (within six months from the date of the committee), with a university degree (BSc or MSc level) and have no more than 4 years’ relevant experience after obtaining your degree.

Documents Required

You will need the following documents (in PDF format) to complete your application:

  • A CV.
  • Your most recent relevant qualification.
  • Three recent letters of recommendation (not older than a year at the time of the deadline for applications), giving an overview of your academic and/or professional achievements.

You can upload these letters at the time of application if you have them to hand.


Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline02 September,2019
Open toCERN Member or Associate Member State
Contact the organizer+41 (0) 22 76 784 84 or +41 (0) 22 76 776 6



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