Sign up to Job Opportunities Bulletin

Principal Scientific Officer (PSO) - Sustainable Soil Nutrient Management

REF: IRC277342

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

SALARY: £52,026 - £55,685

LOCATION: AFBI Headquarters, Newforge Lane, Belfast, BT9 5PX

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced, horizon scanning scientist to lead the Sustainable Soil Nutrient Management Programme in AFBI. This post will lead research aimed atoptimising the efficiency of soil, manure and fertiliser nutrients for crop production whilst minimising losses to water and air, making use of ‘state-of-the-art’ technologies. The post holder will have the opportunity to link withthe existing Soil Nutrient Health Scheme which is one of the most comprehensive regional soil nutrient sampling schemes to be undertaken anywhere in the world.

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

For more detailed information, including the duties and responsibilities of the post, and the criteria to be used during the recruitment  and selection process, please click on the Candidate Information Booklet  link below.

In order to apply for this position, please click on the “Apply for this job online” link below to register to this vacancy and to submit an online application.

Completed application forms must be submitted no later than 12:00 noon (UK time) on Friday 8th July 2022.

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

ALL APPLICATIONS FOR EMPLOYMENT ARE CONSIDERED STRICTLY ON THE BASIS OF MERIT

All queries can be directed to HRConnect by:

Email: recruitment@hrconnect.nigov.net

Telephone: 0800 1 300 330