Senior Scientist in Physiology and reproduction (M/F)

  • Posted on March 7, 2017
  • Located in Evry
  • CDD
  • Job start on ASAP
  • 1 years feild years required

Job description


Ynsect is a world-class pioneer and leading company in insect industrial technologies. We develop insect farms. This breakthrough technology consists, on the one hand, of rearing insects at large scale. On the other hand, it consists of transforming those insects into specialty molecule streams for agro-food and feed (proteins, lipids), chemical and high-tech industrial applications (chitin derivatives). Insects are a sustainable resource and show tremendous potential as an innovative way to turn low-value organic resources into high-value materials for feed, food and green chemicals markets.

At Ynsect, we all work together to contribute to build a sustainable system to feed the world. We believe that insects are part of the solution, and that it is the right thing to do, right now. Ynsect is a 50 people company, with 10 different nationalities.

Ynsect is an innovative company that has won many awards and has known a very strong development for 3 years.


The R&D Department is recruiting a Senior Scientist in Physiology and Reproduction of insects  because the tenant is in long sick leave.


  • Elaboration and realization of scientific works in the field of physiology and reproduction of insects
  • Literature and technical survey
  • Quality system implementation


  • At least MSC (Bac+5) in entomology, animal biology, microbiology or related area of expertise
  • Solid background (previous work or internships) in the field
  • Good knowledge of phenomena regulating animal reproduction
  • Technical and technological inventiveness
  • Rapid adaptation, team playing and independency
  • Knowledge of design of experiments (DoE) and statistical tools would be an asset
  • Knowledge of quality norms, such as GLP, GMP, ISO 9001, ISO 17025, HACCP would be an asset
  • Good command of English is an asset

Work environment

full time position


The job will be undertaken in Ynsect R&D center in Evry (Essonne) with sporadic traveling in France and abroad.

Application process

Cover letter and Resume should be sent to N. Berezina –

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