The members of the Scientific and Technological Researcher Career (CIC) are people with university education who work exclusively on original and creative research. They improve and acquire knowledge, promote their dissemination, implementation and train new scientists.

The aim of this Career is to foster the researchers’ exclusive and permanent dedication to original scientific and technological studies, to cover all areas of national interest and promote the transfer of new knowledge to the society.

This Career comprises five categories (Assistant, Associate, Independent, Principal and Senior) which are represented in all scientific disciplines in Argentina. These researchers conduct their studies in Implementation Units of the Institutional Network of CONICET, universities, institutes, research centers and companies in Argentina.