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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

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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