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Maître de conférences - HDR / Lecturer

Contact : renaud.scheifler chez

Adress :
University of Franche-Comté
16 route de Gray
F-25000 Besançon
Room : Bât. Propédeutique, -110L

Phone : From abroad : +33 (0) 381 665 740
Fax : From abroad : +33 (0) 381 666 568

Research themes : ecotoxicology and stress ecology

  • Bioavailability, transfer, and effects of pollutants in terrestrial food webs
  • Interactions between pollution and other natural and anthropogenic stresses, especially pathogens
  • Development of non lethal procedures for wildlife studies
  • Wildlife toxicology, Landscape ecotoxicology

Member of the Wildlife Toxicology Advisory Group from the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry

Have a look on our activities [] and join the SETAC-WTAG !

Publications from ResearcherID

For PDF reprints, please contact me at renaud.scheifler chez

Current position

  • Lecturer at the University of Franche-Comté since September 2003 (PhD obtained in June 2002)
  • "Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches" obtained in December 2011
  • In charge of the Master 2 "Ecosystèmes, Contaminants, Santé" from September 2014 []
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the University of Franche-Comté

Research programmes and fundings

  • STARTT (2006-2009, Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR) / Agence De l’Environnement et de la Maîtrise de l’Energie (ADEME)) : Bioavailability, transfer and effects of trace metals in terrestrial food webs at different spatial scales and levels of biological organization
  • SALSIGNE (2008-2010, ADEME) : Risk assessment of arsenic to wildlife using site-specific diet
  • PHYTENER (2009-2013, ADEME) : Impact of phytostabilisation on transfer and effects of trace metals to wildlife
  • INSPECT (2010-2012, SNOWMAN Network) : Integration of spatially explicit risk of contaminants in spatial planning and land management
  • BIOTROPH (2012-2014, ADEME / Conseil Régional du Nord-Pas-de-Calais / Fondation pour la Recherche sur la Biodiversité (FRB)) : Influence of biodiversity on trace metal transfer in terrestrial food webs
  • TREE (2014-2018, Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)) : Assessment of diet-exposure of wildlife to radionuclides using next generation sequencing approaches


  • Ecotoxicology, ecology, risk assessment and site remediation, environmental chemistry, biostatistics, scientific communication
  • Mainly in L3 "Biologie/Ecologie", L3PRO "Milieux Naturels", M1 "Ecologie - milieux, eaux, sols", M2 "Ecosystèmes, Contaminants, Santé", M2 "Qualité des Eaux, des Sols et Traitement"

Master 2 "Ecosystèmes, Contaminants, Santé"
Students interested by our research on stress ecology and wildlife, we need you !
Have a look on the Master website [] and contact me for further information.

Downloadable documents

PhD Renaud Scheifler (French + English articles)
HDR Renaud Scheifler (French)
CV Renaud Scheifler (French)