Working at IMT Atlantique - Career


At IMT Atlantique, teaching and research staff have the possibility of advancing their careers to become:

  • Lecturers and research fellows
  • Associate professor,
  • Professors, directors of research or directors of studies


Financial support has been set up to enable faculty members who so wish to take the Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches (HDR) exam.

mobilitéStudy trips for researchers

As part of their professional development, teaching and research staff may ask to spend a paid study period in a higher education or research institution or in a company, in France or abroad.


3 years of teacher training are available for IMT Atlantique teaching and research staff. In addition, regular pedagogical seminars are organized for peer-to-peer exchanges.

  • Mediane: to meet and share disciplines and teaching practices, to generate knowledge

  • Spring School: to share experiences stemming from methods and principles inspired by research in educational sciences, cognitive psychology and neurosciences.

  • QPES: a conference to advance pedagogical expertise and reflection in higher education

Support for teaching staffcarae

Within the framework of IMT Atlantique teaching, the competency-based approach and the various specialisations available to our students, CARÆ (Support and Resource Center for Learning and Teaching) offers teaching support for all staff members on request. Tenured lecturers and researchers can seek help from the pedagogical advisors and multimedia engineers with their question(s) and/or their teaching project(s) at any time.