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Scientific Officer – 14 Month Fixed Term Contract

REF: IRC246601

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

SALARY: £27,299 - £28,167

LOCATION: AFBI Hillsborough, Co. Down

The successful candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day running of a research project on stress reduction in pigs. This includes the collection and processing of behavioural, physiological, climatic and health data, and maintaining and creating contacts with producers.

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.

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 IRC246601

Completed application forms must be returned to arrive not later than 12:00 noon (UK time) on Friday 30th August  2019.

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

AFBI is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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