INRA is recruiting 49 experienced researchers in 2014

Being an INRA researcher means participating in high-quality research that serves the interests of society. It also means advancing our state of knowledge and contributing to the development of innovative solutions that will allow us to produce food sustainably, preserve the environment, and improve the quality of the foods we eat. INRA uses open competitions to recruit experienced researchers who are proficient at designing and conducting research projects.

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6 Experienced Research Scientists (CR1) on the basis of a project

The candidates’ projects should be in the fields of food and nutrition, agriculture or the environment.

43 Research Directors (DR2) on the basis of a project

Candidates’ projects should be in one of the following fields of research:

  • agronomy and environment, economic and social sciences, digital sciences,
  • human nutrition, food safety and process engineering,
  • ecology, plant and animal health,
  • genetics and animal and plant physiology,
  • research management.


  • Opening date for applications: 30 June 2014
  • Submission deadline for application packages: 1st September 2014
  • Shortlisting: October / November 2014
  • Final selection: November / December 2014
  • Starting date for appointments: from January 2015