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INRA recruits the best talents

Working at INRA means joining more than 10,000 people involved in developing high-quality research, in close relation to society's main preoccupations, valuable for public policies and producing innovation for farmers and citizens.

Working at INRA
Updated on 06/30/2017
Published on 02/21/2014

INRA proposes positions in more than 50 scientific fields and with more than 210 job descriptions to meet the challenges of the 21st century: ensuring healthy and quality food, competitive and sustainable agriculture as well as a preserved environment.

Apply for a permanent position as a researcher, engineer, manager or technician, pursue training, carry out a temporary assignment, send in a spontaneous application, find all the opportunities to come and join INRA's teams:

Men and women of INRA: key figures

  • 8 417 permanent staff, 50.1% of whom are women
  • 1 800 researchers, 2 000 doctoral candidates and postdoctoral fellows
  • 6 500 engineers, managers and technicians
  • More than ¼ of staff work in research support
  • 30% of young researchers recruited in 2013 are foreign
  • 2 500 trainees hosted

INRA, a committed employer

Recruitment, integration and career development and orientation are all part of INRA’s continued commitment to improving its human resources policy. As a public employer, INRA strives to create stimulating working conditions and promote its values of openness throughout the organisation. As a result, INRA is there at every step of its employees’ careers and has put various actions into place that range from maintaining transparent hiring practices to ensuring a supportive environment and providing professional orientation services.

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Jobs with a future!

From technicians to engineers, from young to experienced researchers, discover the vast range of jobs and fields mobilized for an environmentally-sound and economically-viable agriculture.
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