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INRAE is recruiting 45 research scientists

Do you want to play an active role in the transition to more sustainable agricultural and food systems which are more respectful of the environment? Do you have a PhD? Then why not become a researcher at INRAE! We are recruiting 45 research scientists of all nationalities and in a wide range of disciplines. Applications are open from 30 January to 5 March 2020.

Updated on 30 January 2020

Each year, INRAE organises open competitions to recruit research scientists on permanent positions. The recruitment campaign is generally aimed at 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 INRAE's major research axes by responding to a research topic. Candidates must have published articles on the results of their PhD.

Recruitment is open in many scientific fields

Agronomy, forestry and animal production • Automatics and systems • Cell biology • Biology of reproduction and development • Biology of organisms • Molecular biology • Ecology • Economics • Plant ecophysiology • Entomology • Genetics • Process engineering • Genomics and other omic approaches • Geosciences • History • Informatics and artificial intelligence • Genetic engineering, biotechnology • Mathematics • Nutrition • Operational research and decision making aid • Behavioural sciences • Sociology.

Campaign calendar

- Opening date for applications: January 30, 2020
- Deadline for applications: March 5, 2020
- Pre-selections: April-May 2020
- Final selections: May-June 2020
- Starting date for appointments: from September 2020

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Job profiles and how to apply are available here:

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