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In 2019, INRA is recruiting 37 scientists

Joining INRA means having the freedom to express your talent as part of an inventive and audacious organisation. In 2019, INRA is recruiting 37 research scientists to reinforce its teams. Positions are open to all nationalities. Applications are open from 31 January to 4 March 2019.

In 2019, INRA is recruiting 37 scientists. © Inra
Updated on 02/11/2019
Published on 01/14/2019

Joining INRA means being part of a world-renowned research institute in agriculture, food and nutrition and the environment. Helping to ensure health, food and nutritional security in all regions of the world, enabling societies to adapt to global changes - above all climate change and the erosion of biodiversity - and limiting their impact on the environment are the missions to which INRA research teams are committed, in agreement with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and in an open science approach.

Whatever scientific discipline they have been trained in, researchers focus on laboratory and field activities, enhanced by interactions with the general public.  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. Their expertise is beneficial to public policies.

Positions will be open in numerous fields of research:  agronomy, sylviculture and animal husbandry; cell, reproductive and developmental biology; biology of organisms; molecular biology; ecology; economics; genetics; process engineering; genomics and other -omics; geosciences; informatics and artificial intelligence; neurosciences and behavioural sciences; nutrition; probabilities and statistics; operational research and decision support; medical and veterinary sciences; sociology.

INRA is recruiting:

Key points

  • Before you start filling in your application file (online or paper), please read the guide for candidates carefully.
  • Take all the necessary time to fill in your application.
  • Online, we will keep your modifications as you fill in the application.

Please respect the closing date:

  • For online applications: 4 March 2019 at 5pm.
  • For paper applications: 4 March 2019 at midnight (date as per postmark)

Promising fields of research

In 2019, ecology, genetics, cell biology and economics are research areas in which INRA is recruiting.
Discover the portraits of scientists who are exploring these areas:

  • Ecology: population dynamics and epidemiology, ecology of communities, microbial ecology, plant ecophysiology, microbial ecology
  • Genetics: Quantitative genetics, population genetics, population genomics
  • Molecular biology: biochemistry, analytical and organic chemistry, genetics
  • Economics: agricultural production economics, environmental economics, industrial economics, public economics

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 preserving the environment. Discover the backgrounds of research scientists whose international careers have brought them to INRA.

HR Excellence in Research. © INRA

INRA's adhesion to the European Charter for Researchers

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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