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INRAE is recruiting Research scientists until November 19, 2020 (call for research projects)

Do you want to play an active role in the transition to sustainable agricultural and food systems which are more respectful of the environment? Do you have a PhD and already shown your ability to produce research of excellence? Then why not become a researcher at INRAE! We are recruiting 10 research scientists of all nationalities. Applications are open from October 19 to November 19, 2020.

Updated on 19 October 2020

illustration INRAE is recruiting Research scientists until November 19, 2020 (call for research projects)

10 available positions

This recruitment campaign is aimed principally at researchers at the beginning of their careers who have already shown their ability to produce research of excellence under supervision, attested by high-level publications.

Candidates must be prepared to work independently and propose an ambitious research project in INRAE’s main areas of research: Agriculture, Food, Environment.


Campaign calendar

- 19 October 2020: opening date for applications
- 19 November 2020: deadline for applications at 5pm (French time)
- 9 February 2021: pre-selections (on application file)
- 23 and 24 March 2021: final selections (by interview)
- Starting date for appointments: April or May 2021




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A good work-life balance

To favour a positive work-life balance (private, professional and community activities, etc.), INRAE can offer arrangements and services to facilitate the organisation of your work, support your family events and provide access to holidays and leisure and sports activities.

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Support for foreign staff

This section provides basic information about the formalities for entering and staying in France to be able to work at INRAE.

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Rights, obligations and code of conduct

As tenured staff, trainee civil servants and contractual employees of INRAE, you benefit from a particular status that comes with various rights and guarantees as well as certain obligations.

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