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Postdoctoral Virus Immunologist (Higher Scientific Officer) 2 Year Fixed Term Contract

REF: IRC219658

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

SALARY: £29,317 - £31,446

LOCATION: AFBI Stormont, Belfast

The successful candidate will work on a collaborative project with the University of Missouri (USA) and Teagasc (ROI) to carry out virological and immunological studies in disease models of Bovine Respiratory Disease Complex.  This is a significant project with the opportunity to make an impact on a national and international basis.

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:

All requests must include your name, address and reference number IRC219658

Completed application forms must be returned to arrive not later than 12:00 noon (UK time) on Monday 31st July 2017.

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

AFBI is an Equal Opportunities Employer