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INRA is recruiting 32 scientists until 1st March 2016

In 2016, INRA is recruiting 32 junior research scientists to reinforce its teams. Applications were open from 28 January to 1st March 2016 and positions were open to all nationalities. You can no longer apply.

From 28 January to 1st March 2016, INRA is recruiting 32 scientists. © INRA
Updated on 03/01/2016
Published on 12/15/2015

Whatever scientific discipline they have been trained in, researchers depend on laboratory and field activities. In striving for excellence, they discover and create concrete applications, useful for society. Personal research and collective projects overlap to advance knowledge and to contribute to innovation, whether it means producing sustainably, preserving the environment or improving human nutrition.

Positions are open in a wide range of scientific disciplines such as human food and nutrition and metabolism, epidemiology, animal and plant genetics, functional genomics, modelling of complex systems, agrifood process engineering, ecotoxicology, biogeochemical cycles, plant ecophysiology and functional ecology, sociology and economics.

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international careers as a matter of course

Young foreign research scientists are recruited each year to tackle the world's major challenges: producing sustainably, improving the quality of what we eat and protecting the environment. Discover the backgrounds of research scientists whose international careers have brought them to INRA.

   Rajeev Kumar is a research scientist at the Institut Jean-Pierre Bourgin (INRA, AgroParisTech, ELR CNRS).
Photo taken in a greenhouse on the Versailles site. © INRA, Corine Enard
© INRA, Corine Enard

Rajeev Kumar, a matter of meiosis
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   Francesco Accatino is a research scientist at the Joint Research Unit—Science for Action and Sustainable Development: Activities, Products, Territories (INRA, AgroParisTech). © F. Accatino, INRA
© F. Accatino, INRA

Francesco Accatino, adventures in functional ecology > Read his portrait

Mourad Hannachi is a research scientist in the INRA-AgroParisTech Joint Research Unit - Science for Action and Sustainable Development: Activities, Products, Territories.
Photo taken in China, in the Yuan Yang region. Mourad Hannachi is in the front. © M. Hannachi, M.Hannachi
© M. Hannachi, M.Hannachi

Mourad Hannachi, a catalyst for collective dynamism > Read his portrait

Eleonora Elguezabal, research scientist at the Centre for Rural Economics and Sociology Applied to Agriculture and Rural Areas (CESAER), INRA Dijon. © INRA, G Simonin
© INRA, G Simonin

Eleonora Elguezabal, exploring the edges of who we are > Read her portrait

Promising fields of research

In 2016, ecology, nutrition and economics are some of the research fields in which INRA is recruiting. Portraits of scientists who are exploring these areas:

- ecology: evolutionary ecology, functional ecology, microbial ecology, plant ecology, population ecology

. © INRA, MAITRE Christophe
© INRA, MAITRE Christophe

Sylvain Delzon, a leader through and through
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 © Inra, C. Slagmulder
© Inra, C. Slagmulder

Mickaël Henry, the buzz behind the bee
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- nutrition: animal and human nutrition, dietetics

. © INRA, MAITRE Christophe
© INRA, MAITRE Christophe

Sophie Layé, food for thought
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- economics: environmental economics, innovation and knowledge economics, international and spatial economics

. © INRA, G. Paillard
© INRA, G. Paillard

Anne-Célia Disdier, maximising public well-being
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INRA’s adhesion to the European Charter for Researchers

INRA is committed to an ambitious human resources policy

. © INRA
As one of the leading agricultural research organisations in Europe, INRA places construction of the European Research Area and its attractiveness to young researchers among its priorities. INRA is the first French research organisation to have received the “HR Excellence in Research” label, awarded by the European Commission in recognition for its human resources policy
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