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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 will recruit over 30 research scientists - applications closed

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 and livestock research, reproductive and behavioural biology, molecular biology, ecology, economics, genetics, process engineering, genomics and other -omics, geography and geomatics, informatics and artificial intelligence, instrumentation, robotics and imaging, mathematics, mathematics and informatics for living organisms and the environment, nutrition, medical and veterinary sciences. 


- Opening date for applications: 29 January 2018
- Submission deadline for online applications: 5 March 2018
- Submission deadline for paper applications: 28 February 2018

- Pre-selections: April-May 2018
- Final selections: June-July 2018
- Starting date for appointments: from 1st of September 2018

Consult the offers, apply

Applications closed. The deadline for applications was 05/03/18 at 5pm (Paris time).

You can still consult the Guide for Applicants and the details of the positions by clicking on the tab “Posts available”.

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

32 post(s) available

Profile number ↑ Title of job/theme ↑ Open competition number ↑ Field / Discipline ↑ Category ↓ Location ↑ Structure ↑
CRCN-2018-2-MIA-2 Probabilities and stochastic calculus for random spatio-temporal processes in biology 2 Mathematics CRCN Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur MIA Applied mathematics and informatics
CRCN-2018-2-MIA-1 Machine Learning 2 Informatics and artificial Intelligence CRCN Paris Region MIA Applied mathematics and informatics
CRCN-2018-10-SPE-2 Plant-microbial pest interactions 10 Ecology CRCN Brittany SPE Plant health and environment
CRCN-2018-10-EA-2 Ecophysiology of legume-soil microorganism interactions 10 Ecology CRCN Burgundy Franche Comté EA Environment and agronomy
CRCN-2018-10-EA-1 Biological control methods in cropping systems 10 Agronomy, forestry and animal production CRCN Paris Region EA Environment and agronomy
CRCN-2018-1-SPE-1 Molecular mechanisms of interactions between cereals and pathogenic fungi 1 Molecular biology CRCN Occitanie SPE Plant health and environment
CRCN-2018-15-SA-2 Epidemiology of animal diseases in the context of lower inputs and agro-ecology 15 Medical and veterinary sciences CRCN Auvergne Rhône-Alpes SA Animal health
CRCN-2018-15-SPE-3 Epidemic recurrence and plant resistance management 15 Ecology CRCN Paris Region SPE Plant health and environment
CRCN-2018-1-BAP-3 Integrative biology and genomic selection in grapevines 1 Agronomy, forestry and animal production CRCN Grand-Est BAP Plant biology, breeding and genetics
CRCN-2018-14-EA-3 Remote detection of crop functioning 14 Instrumentation, robotics and imaging CRCN Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur EA Environment and agronomy