In 2015, the French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) offer the opportunity to 30 scientists, of any nationality, to reinforce INRA’s research teams. The call for applications will be open from January 29 to March 2, 2015.
Candidates are generally junior researchers who recently defended a thesis and are recruited for their scientific skills that they will serve the broad guidelines of INRA in response to a research topic.
Whatever scientific discipline they have been trained in, researchers depend on laboratory and field activities. Involved in scientific networks, they respond to environmental, economic and social issues. In striving for excellence, they discover and create concrete applications, useful for society. Personal research and collective projects overlap to advance knowledge and to contribute to innovation, whether it means producing sustainably, preserving the environment or improving human nutrition.
Positions are open in a wide range of scientific disciplines such as animal quantitative genetics, quantitative genetics and plant development, agrifood sciences and techniques, metabolism and physiology, genetic mechanisms of adaptation, physico-chemistry of interfaces and biological processes for the environment, functional ecology and modelling, evolutionary ecology and modelling, ecology, genetics, pathogens, veterinary and agrifood sciences (microbiology, molecular protozoology and immunology), applied mathematics and informatics, compromise and uncertainty in the evaluation and management of ecosystem services, economics.
Opening : January 29, 2015
Deadline : March 2, 2015
Admissibility results : april-may 2015
Admission results : june-july 2015
Start date : from july 1, 2015