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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 organising a campaign to recruit experienced research scientists (CR1) - applications closed

Experienced Research Scientist open competitions are aimed at scientists who are able to design, present and lead a research project with team-leading and supervisory skills, in a collective framework.

These positions are open to candidates with a PhD (or equivalent) and at least 4 years' experience in research or candidates who can justify an equivalent level of study.  

Calendar for the 2017 recruitment campaign

- Opening date for applications: 3 July 2017

The deadline for submitting applications (administrative file and scientific file) is 1st September 2017 for paper applications.
For online applications, the deadline is 30 August 2017

- Shortlisting: October 2017
- Final selection: November 2017
- Starting date for appointments: from January 2018

Our assets to drive your talents

- Brochure: "Become an INRA Scientist"

How to apply

You can no longer download the application file, the deadline for downloading applications was 1st September 2017, 17h (French time).
For information purposes, you can still consult the Guide for Candidates.

How to contact us

> For further details, you may email concours_dr@inra.fr

By Human Resources Directorate
Updated on 29 April 2013
Published on 29 April 2013