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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 open on 29 January 2018

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

You will be able to download on this page details of the positions available and the guide for applicants on the day applications open.

Contact us

If you have any questions, please contact us at concours_chercheurs@paris.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 ↑
CR2-2017-17-SAE2-3 Sociology of entry into the farming profession 17 Sociology CR2 Burgundy Franche Comté SAE2 Social sciences, agriculture and food, rural development and environment
CR2-2017-17-SAD-1 Design for the management of common goods and ecosystemic services 17 Management CR2 Paris Region SAD Science for action and sustainable development
CR2-2017-16-SAE2-2 International trade applied to agriculture and the environment 16 Economics CR2 Paris Region SAE2 Social sciences, agriculture and food, rural development and environment
CR2-2017-16-SAE2-1 Financialization and economics of commodity markets 16 Economics CR2 Brittany SAE2 Social sciences, agriculture and food, rural development and environment
CR2-2017-15-SPE-3 Statistical methods for predictive epidemiology and surveillance 15 Mathematics and informatics for life sciences and the environment CR2 Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur SPE Plant health and environment
CR2-2017-15-SA-2 Epidemiological modelling 15 Ecology CR2 Central France-Loire Valley SA Animal health
CR2-2017-15-MIA-2 Machine Learning and Knowledge Representation 15 Informatics and artificial intelligence CR2 Paris Region MIA Applied mathematics and informatics
CR2-2017-15-MIA-1 Statistical methods for numerical exploration of dynamic stochastic models and propagation of uncertainty 15 Mathematics CR2 Paris Region MIA Applied mathematics and informatics
CR2-2017-14-SA-1 Pathogens that cause fish diseases 14 Biology of organisms CR2 Paris Region SA Animal health
CR2-2017-13-MICA-2 Synthetic biology automation 13 Biological and environmental engineering CR2 Paris Region MICA Microbiology and food chain