Apply for a Researcher or Post-Doc Full-Time Position

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To be considered for employment for researcher or post-doctorate opportunities, complete the Microsoft Research application and then following the onscreen instructions. We will keep applications on file for one year, starting from the date they were submitted.

Candidates must have a PhD or be soon to be PhD graduates. You can apply for any research position worldwide or in multiple locations. We have varying levels of opportunities and your credentials will be evaluated for positions commensurate with your years of experience. To learn more, read about researcher and post-doc full-time positions at Microsoft Research.

Learn More About Microsoft Research Labs and Centers

Each Microsoft Research lab explores a variety of research areas of focus.We suggest you spend some time exploring each lab and their respective research areas to ensure that you are applying to a Microsoft Research lab that does have a group focusing on your particular discipline. Click a lab location below to learn more.

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