Scientific research

Changed on 13/01/2022

Are you a PhD or other student or researcher who would like to work on stimulating projects in an international, innovative, interdisciplinary setting? Thanks to its agile project team model, Inria fosters innovation through industrial partnerships and the creation of startups, whilst guaranteeing close support.

Become a civil servant researcher

As a public research institution, Inria mainly recruits its permanent staff, whether directors of research (grade DR2) or researchers (grade CRCN), by a competitive recruitment procedure. If you are interested in applying, keep an eye out for the announcement of the competitive recruitment procedures organised each year for employees with civil servant status (i.e. French State employees): no nationality restrictions apply.

Exceptionally in 2022, chairs of junior professor are open in various centres of the Institute.

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Chairs of junior professor

Chargées et chargés de recherche de classe normale

Researchers, "normal" class

Directeurs et directrices de recherche de 2e classe

Senior researchers, 2nd class

Become a contract researcher

This means seizing a unique career opportunity with the Institute to carry through a professional project in line with your personal aspirations, in a high-quality study and work environment.

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Europe and International schemes

Appealing to the best scientists, from all backgrounds, remains a core principle in the Institute's policy. Inria operates several different schemes to encourage European and international exchanges.

HR - Excellence in Research

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In May 2019, the European Union awarded Inria the "HR Excellence in Research" label, underlining the relevance of its strategy and the associated HRS4R action plan.