Research Engineer at INRA Bordeaux, France

 Research Engineer  

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Deadline for the submission of application:21st March, 17:00

For any information on the position, the hosting unit EPHYSE, ICOS-France activities and context of the position please contact:

Denis Loustau (33 (0) 6 78 19 73 99 – away until 11

Eric Lamaud (33 (0) 5 57 12 24 14)

Inra will recruit a Research Engineer (PhD Thesis or equivalent).at Bordeaux in the research unit EPHYSE, on a permanent position.

She/he will be in charge of data mining, control and processing in support of research projects and publications on the ICOS infrastructure data. The objective is to facilitate research activities through combining ICOS data with other data sources, remote sensing observations, geographical data, large scale observations issued from external networks, soil maps and agricultural and sectorial data. The interface with various models used in the community, mainly process based models of crops, grasslands and forests will be a major part of the mission and activities. She/he will interact closely with the scientists involved in the French ICOS group and European thematic centers on Ecosystem, in Viterbo, Italy and Antwerpen, Belgium.

Applicant should be familiar with eddy covariance data, ecosystem atmospheric exchanges and greenhouse gas cycle. She/he must have an experience in handling and processing large, multiple-source, data sets, fluent in English and therefore justify from a background in environmental physics, applied mathematics, computing and ecosystem biogeochemistry.

The position is based at INRA Bordeaux ( Frequent travels across France and Europe have to be expected.

Detailed information on the position may be found at :

and downloading site url for application forms is:

Further details of the engineer career in INRA are provided at :

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