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N° 44
  27 January 2016  
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  32 permanent positions for research scientists 

In 2016, INRA will mark its 70th anniversary of conducting innovative research that strives to improve our daily lives. For the past 70 years, INRA researchers have been tackling the world’s major challenges: sustainably producing food, improving the quality of what we eat, and protecting the environment.

Every day, we sow the seeds of the future: we invite you to come join us! INRA is hiring 32 researchers to work in a variety of different fields on projects related to the life sciences, physical sciences, and social sciences. Candidates must have a PhD to apply, but French citizenship is not required. Applications will be accepted from January 28 to March 1, 2016.

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INRA is recruiting

Current offers and opportunities at INRA.

From 28 January to 1st March 2016, INRA is recruiting 32 scientists. © INRA
INRA is recruiting 32 scientists until 1st March 2016

In 2016, INRA is recruiting 32 junior research scientists to reinforce its teams. Applications were open from 28 January to 1st March 2016 and positions were open to all nationalities. You can no longer apply.

From 16 February to 17 March 2016, INRA is recruiting 86 engineers, managers, technicians and administrative staff. © INRA
INRA is recruiting 86 engineers, managers, technicians and administrative staff until 17 March 2016

Applications are open for jobs in a wide range of professional fields, both in research and in research support. INRA recruits at all levels of qualification, from vocational training certificate to PhD. Positions are available throughout France. Applications were open from 16 February to 17 March 2016. You can no longer apply.

Staff working in a research © BEAUCARDET William
International mobility

Each year, INRA welcomes more than 1500 foreign researchers and students in its research units. Offers are put online regularly on the website Besides, the new website "PhD in France" gathers offers open to English-speaking foreign students.

Careers and talents

The people at INRA work in over 50 scientific disciplines and 70 different professions. They seek answers to the major concerns of the 21st century: providing healthy, high-quality food sources and ensuring competitive, sustainable agriculture while preserving the environment.

Francesco Accatino is a research scientist at the Joint Research Unit—Science for Action and Sustainable Development: Activities, Products, Territories (INRA, AgroParisTech). © F. Accatino, INRA
Francesco Accatino: adventures in functional ecology

Newly hired INRA research scientist Francesco Accatino seeks to model the ecosystem services provided by agroecosystems.

Rajeev Kumar is a research scientist at the Institut Jean-Pierre Bourgin (INRA, AgroParisTech, ELR CNRS).
Photo taken in a greenhouse on the Versailles site. © INRA, Corine Enard
Rajeev Kumar: a matter of meiosis

INRA researcher Rajeev Kumar uses biochemistry to study the mechanics of heredity

27 Feb - 06 Mar 2016
INRA at the Salon International de l'Agriculture in Paris

Research News
Nematode © SLAGMULDER Christian
Anti-parasitic drugs: humans and animals united in the same fight

Intestinal, pulmonary and cutaneous parasites plague both humans and animals. The 2015 Nobel Prize for Medicine rewarded the development of new medicines to fight parasites in man, while INRA and the French national veterinary school in Toulouse have joined forces to find solutions for animal health. Their work is a shining example of the “One Health” initiative: one medicine, one health for all.

Gros plan de gousse de pois protéagineux.. © INRA, WEBER Jean
Legumes to appease

This article looks at the agronomic advantages of legume crops, particularly for organic farming, and reports on recent findings regarding their nutritional benefits. 

Scientific communities of the agroecological transition

A few organisational patterns are models for more than 46,000 plant species

Permanent grassland productivity can be estimated using simple variables

Individual susceptibility to liver toxicity of alcohol depends on the intestinal microbiota

Neonicotinoid insecticides and bees: disorientation in individual bees, strategic adaptation by colony, confirmed in field trials

Inauguration of the International Associated Laboratory in Nancy

ERA-NET SusAn call for proposals on sustainable animal production

ERA-NET Cofund WaterWorks call for proposals: pre-announcement Scientists at INRA
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