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Inria is a public science and technology institution established in 1967, and the only public research body fully dedicated to computational sciences in France. Combining computer sciences with mathematics, Inria’s 3,400 researchers strive to invent the digital technologies of the future with 8 research Centres based in: Bordeaux, Grenoble, Lille, Nancy, Paris, Rennes, Saclay and Sophia-Antipolis. More information

General Requirements

Non-French people are encouraged to apply whether they speak French or not. A good level of English is required, especially written English. In general, we look for people who are curious, creative and have good analytical and programming skills.


Aviz often has funding for a few internships. In France, summer is not the best time for an internship but summer internships are nonetheless possible if they are arranged long enough in advance. Each of our proposed topics can lead to a 3-year PhD thesis on a related or non-related topic, depending on available funding and the candidate's quality (see below for more details on PhD positions).

List of possible internship topics:

The currently proposed topics can be found here.

PhD Students

You can apply as a PhD student under the supervision or co-supervision of any of the research scientists at Aviz (list here). The topic of your PhD should be discussed with the researcher you are interested in working with. With your future advisor you can the apply for funding from several sources, such as:

Both are highly competitive. For more information, contact Jean-Daniel Fekete or Tobias Isenberg. Definitely contact your potential (co-)supervisor before you attempt any application.

It is recommended (but not necessary nor sufficient) to do a Master internship at Aviz before applying.

Call for PhD applications

Possible other topics (no funding guaranteed)

* Investigating the Visualization and Exploration of Fluid Mechanics Data using Tactile Surfaces and Tangible Objects * Illustrative Molecular Abstraction & Visualization * Structural and Functional Visualization of Brain Connectivity * An Interactive Visualization Continuum: Interactive Abstraction & Exploration of 3D Data

Information for students from abroad

Post-Doc / Engineers

Seeking for a Postdoctoral fellow on "Progressive Data Analysis". Application sought by Feb. 1st 2017.

Other Opportunities

INRIA also has scholarhips for Post-Docs and Research Engineers on other topics. If you are interested in working at Aviz for a PostDoc please contact Jean-Daniel Fekete or Tobias Isenberg to discuss options and what you would like to work on.

Research Scientists (permanent positions)

You can apply at Aviz as a Research Scientist every year between mid-December and mid-February, for a position starting the next September. INRIA Research Scientists hold a permanent (tenured) position. Your application will be examined by an independent scientific committee at INRIA. Positions are highly competitive and non-French applicants are encouraged. For more information, check out Working as a researcher at Inria and Young graduate scientists, and contact Jean-Daniel Fekete.