This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 772787.

Job offer: PhD position at INRAE!

PhD position: Combining genetic and modelling approaches to develop new non-invasive biomarkers of resilience based on milk metabolites

The PhD fellow will join an interdisciplinary team of researchers from two INRAE Units working within two European projects; SMARTER (Small Ruminant Breeding for Efficiency and Resilience) and ADAPT-HERD (Management strategies to improve herd resilience and efficiency by harnessing the adaptive capacities of small ruminants).

The PhD will be based at GenPhySE in Toulouse with extended stays at MoSAR in Paris (circa 3 months per year).

Duration: 36 months, starting date September 2020.

For more information read the attached document.

To apply: send a motivation letter and a CV to : Rachel RUPP ( and Nicolas FRIGGENS (

Deadline for applications: 15th May 2020 but the position may be filled prior to this date if a suitable candidate presents.