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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 41 research directors (DR2) - applications open until 3 September 2018

Experienced Research Scientist open competitions are aimed at scientists who are able to design, present and lead a research project.

Candidates who do not belong to the research scientist category of the French civil service must have a PhD (or equivalent) and have 8 years' experience in research, or can justify scientific work judged to be equivalent to these conditions.” Par “Candidates who do not belong to the French tenured civil service category of 'Chargé de recherche' (Research Scientist) must have a PhD (or equivalent) and have 8 years' experience in research after PhD, or can justify scientific work judged to be equivalent to these conditions.

Candidates who do not belong to the research scientist category of the French civil service must have a PhD (or equivalent) and have 8 years' experience in research, or can justify scientific work judged to be equivalent to these conditions.

Calendar for the 2018 recruitment campaign

- Opening date for applications: 2 July 2018
- Deadline for submitting applications: 3 September 2018
- Shortlisting: October 2018
- Final selection: November 2018
- Starting date for appointments: from January 2019

The research topics on which the candidates' projects should be focussed are usually:

- Agronomy, plant biology and breeding, digital sciences, economic and social sciences
- Ecology, plant and animal health, animal genetics
- Food and nutrition, animal physiology and livestock systems, microbiology and process engineering
- Research management

Our assets to drive your talents

- Brochure: "Become an INRA Scientist"

How to apply

Click on the tab “Register” for information on the application procedure.

How to contact us

> For further details: concours_dr@inra.fr

By Human Resources Directorate
Updated on 01 December 2015
Published on 29 April 2013

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Key points

1/ Before starting to fill in your application file (online or paper), read the Guide for Applicants carefully 

 

> Download:    

guide for applicants (PDF)

Candidate presentation form: presentation form

2/ Take the necessary time to fill in your application file.
Online, we will keep your modifications as you fill in your file.
    
3/ You must respect the deadline for submitting applications:
3rd September 2018, at 5pm (French time), for online applications
3rd September 2018, at midnight (as attested by the postmark), for paper applications.

 

Online application

Click here

> Applications open until 3/09 at 5pm (French time)

 

Paper application

> Download before 3/09 at 5pm (French time):

application file (DOC)

> Send in before 3/09 midnight

 
         

Note: if you wish to cancel your application after online applications have closed, you cannot cancel via the website, you must write to the address: concours_chercheurs@inra.fr