The French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) is recruiting 39 research scientists

First institution in Europe for animal and plant sciences, INRA is recruiting in the following fields: – cell and molecular biology – ecology – economics – genetics – genomics – computer science and artificial intelligence – mathematics – nutrition – physiology – physical chemistry – medical and veterinary sciences – sociology

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First research institution in Europe for animal and plant sciences, INRA (National Institute for Agricultural Research – France) carries out mission-oriented research for high-quality and healthy foods, competitive and sustainable agriculture and a preserved and valorized environment.

Every year, INRA seeks researchers from all disciplines to reinforce laboratory and fieldworks teams. Researchers will be heavily involved in scientific networks and tackle environmental, economic and social issues.

They are expected to strive for excellence and come up with useful, concrete applications for the real world. Individual research projects will go hand in hand with group efforts in a bid to further knowledge and innovation, in order to produce sustainably, preserve the environment, and improve human nutrition.

INRA is recruiting 39 scientists through open competitions and offering permanent positions.

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. Candidats must have published articles on the results of their PhD.

Applications are available from January 28 to March 3, 2014.

More information on: http://jobs.inra.fr/en/Headlines/News/INRA-is-recruiting-nearly-40-research-scientists