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Permanent Jobs, Disability

Each year, INRA recruits tenured researchers and engineers and welcomes several hundred foreign researchers and students.

Permanent researchers of all nationalities are recruited through a competitive process to select highly-qualified candidates. They are tenured from the start, and they can express their creativity and reach a level of excellence for the pleasure of discovering and developing effective applications useful to society today. Permanent engineers of all nationalities are selected using the same competitive procedure. They have major technical and managerial responsibilities.

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INRA is recruiting 37 research scientists until 4 March 2019. You can no longer apply.

Whatever scientific discipline they have been trained in, researchers depend on laboratory and field activities. Involved in scientific networks, they respond to environmental, economic and social issues. 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.

Each year, INRA organises open competitions to recruit research scientists (CRCN). The recruitment campaign is generally aimed at young researchers who have recently obtained their PhD. Candidates are recruited on the basis of their scientific competence which they will put to the service of INRA's major research axes by responding to a research topic. Candidates must have published articles on the results of their PhD.

Positions are open in a wide range of scientific disciplines such as: Agronomy, sylviculture and livestock research - 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. 


- Opening date for applications: 31 January 2019
- Deadline for applications: 4 March 2019
- Pre-selections: April-May 2019
- Final selections: June-July 2019
- Starting date for appointments: from 1st of September 2019

Consult the offers, apply

Applications closed on 4 March 2019, 5pm (French time).

For information purposes, you can consult the Guide for Candidates and the details of the job profiles by clicking on the tab "posts available" at the top of this page.

Contact us

If you have any questions, please contact us at concours_chercheurs@inra.fr

By Human Resources Directorate
Updated on 28 January 2014
Published on 24 January 2013

37 post(s) available

Profile number ↑ Title of job/theme ↑ Open competition number ↑ Field / Discipline ↑ Category ↑ Location ↑ Structure ↑
CRCN-2019-10-MIA-1 Computational statistical methods and models for the analysis of omics data 10 Mathematics CRCN Paris Region MIA Applied mathematics and informatics
CRCN-2019-10-GA-3 Genetic models for high-throughput phenotypying 10 Genetics CRCN Occitanie GA Animal genetics
CRCN-2019-9-GA-2 Genomic approaches for the characterization, management and valorization of the genetic diversity in an agro-ecological context 9 Genetics CRCN Paris Region GA Animal genetics
CRCN-2019-9-GA-1 Genetics of resources allocations and agro-ecological transition in aquaculture 9 Genetics CRCN Paris Region GA Animal genetics
CRCN-2019-9-BAP-2 Multi-trait selection in fruit trees for low-input conditions 9 Genetics CRCN Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur BAP Plant biology, breeding and genetics
CRCN-2019-8-EFPA-2 Adaptation and speciation process in tropical forest ecosystems 8 Genetics CRCN French West Indies-French Guiana EFPA Forest, grassland and freshwater ecology
CRCN-2019-8-EFPA-1 Integrative biology of wood formation 8 Genetics CRCN Central France-Loire Valley EFPA Forest, grassland and freshwater ecology
CRCN-2019-7-EA-3 Wheat grain ecophysiology - modelling and genetic variability 7 Ecology CRCN Auvergne Rhône-Alpes EA Environment and agronomy
CRCN-2019-7-EA-2 Allelopathy and biocontrol in agroecosystems 7 Ecology CRCN Grand-Est EA Environment and agronomy
CRCN-2019-6-EA-1 Modelling trace elements in agroecosystems 6 Geosciences CRCN Nouvelle-Aquitaine EA Environment and agronomy