Selection procedure for Researchers – final results (UPDATED 23/9/2013)

The results of selection procedure EPSO/CAST/S/5/2013 were published on 10/09/2013 in the EPSO accounts:

   Profile Number of successful candidates
1 Natural Sciences 857
2 Quantitative Sciences 540
3 Human and Social Sciences 682
4 Agricultural, Environmental and Earth Sciences 920
5 Health Sciences 229
Total 3228

The database will remain valid for a period of three years counting from the date of the letter announcing the final results in the EPSO accounts. Access will be given at first to JRC, DG Communications Networks (DG CONNECT), DG Research and Innovation (DG RTD), DG Health and Consumers (DG SANCO)  (UPDATED 23/9/2013). After 6 months, other DG/European Institutions/Agencies may obtain access to the database if they announce a need for these profiles. According as positions become vacant, candidates who best fit the requirements for the role in question will be invited to an interview for potential recruitment. Please note that at the same time as the interview candidates will be required to provide all their supporting documents (diplomas, certificates etc.) corresponding to the information they entered on their application form.

As the recruiting services also have access to the access to the CV of the candidates, we suggest them to upload an updated version in their EPSO account.

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Please note that the names of successful candidates of CAST selections are not published in the Official Journal. Also, the “flagging system” (for assignment of candidates to the Institutions) applies only to candidates on reserve lists resulting from open competitions, and not to the successful candidates of CAST selections.

Under current rules, these Institutes and Commission Directorate-Generals can only offer 3b contracts (max duration of 3 years):

Being a successful candidate of a selection procedure does not guarantee you recruitment by the Institutions.