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Inria Talents PhD: Join the community!

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If the idea of being a PhD researcher in digital science excites you, here are 5 essential reasons to do a PhD at Inria and join our community of 1350 PhD researchers.

I want to do a PhD, how do I do it?

  • The choice of the PhD subject is the first step of the doctoral project
  • To find out the Inria fields of research and which team you would like to join: Fields and teams
  • Consult the PhD offers: https://jobs.inria.fr/en
  • If you want to join an Inria project-team that does not have PhD offers online, do not hesitate to contact the head of the team to discuss your motivations
  • Before applying, take the time to talk to the PhD director. This discussion phase is fundamental to ensure, on both sides, that there is good osmosis (scientific and human) before engaging.
  • If you have any question on the PhD program at Inria, contact the scientists from the "Young researchers program"

5 reasons to join the Inria Talents PhD community


1. A PhD in computer science is a valuable diploma....

  •     The doctorate has a real added value in a professional career
  •     It allows you to pursue an academic career or to bring specialized skills to a company
  •     It is highly sought after and valued by major international industrial groups
  •     Making a PhD means anchoring yourself in the future

2...and an undeniable asset for your career

  •     Are you interested in starting a technology company? Before creating a start-up, come and do a PhD with us.
  •     A career that suits you: from science to entrepreneurship, software and R&D in the private sector.
  •     A permanent link with the business world: PhD under a CIFRE contract, stays in a startup/company as part of a classical PhD.
  •     The opportunity to develop your professional network of expertise in the academic and economic world.

3. Curious, ambitious, talented; your profile is unique, so are we!

  •     Inria is the public research institution entirely dedicated to digital sciences.
  •     A territorial anchoring and an undisputed national and international dimension.
  •     Since its creation, Inria has been a pioneer in many areas of web and software.
  •     High level research teams in mathematics and computer science and promising young talents
  •     Technologies and expertise sought by companies: blockchain, AI, deeplearning, datavisualization, software engineering, bioinformatics, data mining, IOT, robotics, HCI, medical informatics, simulation, statistics, modelling, control, numerical analysis...

4. Entrepreneurship at the heart of our DNA

  •     Inria has been supporting the creation of start-ups for 30 years
  •     An agile structure that enables risky and ambitious projects to be launched, whether they are scientific or entrepreneurial
  •     Benefit from the support of a network of 50 dedicated project managers and engineers, as well as structural aid and financing

5. An extraordinary human experience in a privileged living environment

  •     A committed and responsible institute: attentive to its employees and to the challenges of society, Inria has been committed for years to education in digital culture, environmental impact, quality of life at work, disability, ethics, parity, diversity and equal opportunities.
  •     Discover new intellectual approaches
  •     Sharing, encounters, freedom, challenge; a PhD is a personal work but you will never be alone!
  •     A team spirit, openness andrisk taking that allows us to welcome less standard profiles
  •     A friendly and stimulating work environment and high quality reception and material conditions

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