CIRAD’s remit of agricultural research for sustainable, inclusive development puts it at the core of global issues. Joining CIRAD means helping us advance our remit and values. It also means being part of a socially, environmentally responsible organization. Let’s work together to build a better future!
Joining CIRAD means working for an organization with big ambitions and strong values, which has a concrete impact on development in tropical and Mediterranean regions.
Our policy of diversity and inclusion, combined with a proactive stance on work life quality and respect for the environment, makes CIRAD an attractive, committed employer.
- 1800 permanent staff members
- 200 based overseas
- 320 in the French overseas regions
- 1240 scientists
- 400 PhD students a year
- 450 450 interns a year
Every year, CIRAD recruits around a hundred people on long- or short-term contracts, for PhD or post-doc studies, on work-study contracts, or on voluntary service contracts.
Do CIRAD’s values match yours, and do you want to contribute?
Do you want to work on overseas research projects?
Apply now to join our teams.
We recruit in a wide range of scientific disciplines – from the life sciences to the social and political sciences – and are always looking for different profiles, to tackle development issues and build a portfolio of technical, societal and environmental solutions and innovations. We are also on the lookout for a range of skills for our 13 support functions. Diversity, professional equality, mobility and training are the cornerstones of career management at CIRAD.
A proactive reception policy
CIRAD has a proactive reception policy intended to strengthen its links with more than 40 tropical and Mediterranean countries.
Since its inception, CIRAD has been committed to training in research and through research. Each year, our research units and support services welcome almost 1000 interns, PhD students and researchers from France and elsewhere.