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Principal Scientific Officer (PSO) - Air Quality Research Leader

REF: IRC250547

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

SALARY: £48,829 - £53,518 (under review)

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

AFBI are seeking an enthusiastic, internationally recognised research scientist to lead a programme of work addressing air quality from agricultural activities. The successful candidate will join a team of researchers working across a spectrum of environmental issues with the overall goal of enhancing our natural capita. The candidate will also be able to integrate fully with AFBI’s livestock and land based research teams and associated platforms. Outcomes from the programme of research will inform policy and ultimately provide solutions to stakeholders to achieve sustainable farming.

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.

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:

All requests must include your name, address and reference number IRC250547

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