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Extension of the validity of our CAST databases

We would like to inform candidates whose names feature in one of the following databases of eligible candidates that the validity of the database has been extended until 31/12/2017. EPSO/CAST/S/5/2013 EPSO/CAST/S/6/2013 Previous information on the above selection procedures is also available on our web site.

Validity of database for researchers – EPSO/CAST/S/5/2013

EPSO/CAST/S/5/2013 In response to a number of requests received by EPSO, concerning the new call for expression of interest published by the Joint Research Centre (JRC), we would like to clarify as follows: The new call (COM/1/2015/GFIV — Research) is fully managed by JRC and any requests for clarifications, review, complaints, resolution of technical problems(…)

Access to the database for agencies for recruitment of researchers

EPSO/CAST/S/5/2013 Since 15/10/2013 the agencies listed below have access for recruitment to the EPSO/CAST/S/5/2013 database. Up until 8/03/2014 (6 months after publication of the database), these agencies will however need the Joint Research Centre’s approval to interview and recruit a candidate. After 08/03/2014, candidates in the database can be recruited by all institutions and agencies(…)

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(…)

CAST Research – Number of candidates invited to the competency tests

Number of candidates invited to the competency tests Natural Sciences 1087 Quantitative Sciences 660 Human and Social Sciences 787 Agricultural, Environmental and Earth Sciences 1090 Health Sciences 266

Next steps of the CAST Research selection procedure

EPSO/CAST/S/5/2013 The results of the talent screener review are planned to be published during the second half of May. The 3600 candidates who obtain the best scores will be invited to the computer-based competency test. The computer based competency tests are scheduled to take place throughout EU 27 member states during the second and third(…)

Corrigendum to the attention of the Hungarian candidates of the CAST Research

Helyesbítés az EPSO/CAST/S/5/2013 (kutatás szakterület) pályázati felhíváshoz A IV. JELENTKEZÉSI FELTÉTELEK rész, C. Nyelvismeret pontjában: a következő szövegrész: b) Második nyelv Második nyelv (az első nyelvtől kötelezően eltérő): az angol, a francia vagy a német nyelv kielégítő (C2 szintű[1]) ismerete. helyesen: b) Második nyelv Második nyelv (az első nyelvtől kötelezően eltérő): az angol, a francia(…)

CAST Research: competency tests delayed

The competency tests will take place in July.

CAST Research: number of applications

The deadline for applications for the contract agents’ selection procedure in the field of research closed on 01/03/2013. Number of applications: 9070 Profile Number of applications 1. Natural Sciences 2871 2. Quantitative Sciences 2189 3. Human and Social Sciences 1811 4. Agricultural, Environmental and Earth Sciences 1307 5. Health Sciences 892 Please note these figures(…)

CAST Research – deadline for questions

Selection procedure for contract agents EPSO/CAST/S/5/13: Please note that questions posted online or sent to the Candidate Contact Service after Tuesday, 26/02/2013 might not be answered before the deadline for registration (Friday 01/03/2013 midday – Brussels time). Please check updated information at