Why work for us?
A career at the European Patent Office provides a unique opportunity for engineers and scientists to work with tomorrow's technologies today, in a multinational and intellectually stimulating environment. Our engineers and scientists - drawn from over 30 different European countries - work at the cutting edge of technology, examining the latest inventions in every technical field in order to protect and promote innovation in Europe. The daily work combines scientific expertise with analytical research and an eye for the legal aspects of intellectual property. The attractive conditions of employment, a competitive salary and the excellent social benefits on offer are commensurate with an international organisation.
Deadlines & application process
There is no specific deadline for the jobs of engineers an scientists. We have continuous recruitment in most of the technical fields.
To apply, please use the online application form. Shortlisted candidates are interviewed at the EPO site to which they applied.