(Salary in Pound Sterling – £)

REF: IRC249998

DEPARTMENT: Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute Northern Ireland (AFBI)

LOCATION:  AFBI Hillsborough, Large Park, Hillsborough, Co. Down, BT26 6DR


AFBI invites applications from enthusiastic, internationally recognised individuals to lead their monogastric research programme.  The main focus of the role will be to develop and deliver on an applied research programme in collaboration with industry, NGO’s and government to advance state of the art science in the area of monogastric production and provide solutions to the local, national and international pig and poultry industries to support their sustainable prosperity. The post is supported by a team of post doctoral scientists and highly skilled technicians as well as instrumented pig and poultry research facilities.  Many opportunities exist for delivering a multi- disciplinary research programme using AFBI’s range of capabilities and external linkages


Further appointments may be made from this competition should AFBI positions become vacant which have similar duties and responsibilities.


For more detailed information and to apply, please go to www.nicsrecruitment.org.uk


Alternatively, an application pack can be requested by contacting:

HRConnect, PO Box 1089, The Metro Building, 6-9 Donegall Square South, Belfast, BT1 9EW. Telephone: 0800 1 300 330. Email:  recruitment@hrconnect.nigov.net


All requests must include your name, address and reference number IRC249998


Completed application forms must be returned to arrive not later than 12:00 noon (UK time) on Friday 3rd January 2020.


Applications are particularly welcomed from Roman Catholics and Females as these groups are currently under-represented within AFBI.


AFBI is an Equal Opportunities Employer