President of the FNSP and Director of the IEP

Salary Not Specified
Jul 08, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

The Fondation nationale des sciences politiques (FNSP) and the Institut d'études politiques (IEP) de Paris are seeking to fill vacancies for the posts of President of the FNSP and Director of the IEP. Both positions are held concurrently by one person.


  • Experience of direction or leadership within an organisation, institution or body with an international dimension.
  • Ability to lead and unite varied teams and communities.
  • Knowledge of both the public and private sectors, in France and abroad.
  • Ability to develop a strategic vision and anticipate evolutions in the higher education and research sectors for the humanities and social sciences, with a strong sense of innovation.
  • High ethical and deontological standards and an exemplary record with regards to these.
  • Fluent French and English essential.


Applications must be sent before midnight on 31 August by email to the Chair of the proposal committee at the following email address:

Applications must be written in French and include:

  • A detailed curriculum vitae.
  • A statement outlining the applicant’s plans and reasons for applying for the post, not exceeding ten pages. 
  • Any supporting documents confirming the applicant’s administrative or professional status.

Applications will remain confidential, except for the shortlisted candidates’ names when these are passed on to the Boards of the IEP de Paris and the FNSP.

Link to the procedure :