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Veterinary Research Officer - Disease Surveillance/Investigation

REF: IRC222958

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

SALARY: £47,749 - £52,334

LOCATION: AFBI Stormont, Belfast

This post offers an excellent opportunity to join our team of vets and scientists delivering effective and efficient animal disease surveillance and diagnostic services in Northern Ireland. The successful applicant will require demonstrable experience and understanding of farm animal production, herd health management and population management. A relevant specialist qualification is desirable. It is anticipated that the majority of the work will be clinical pathology based with a substantial element relating to the development and delivery of herd health programmes and associated research initiatives.   

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

For more detailed information, inlcuding 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 tor egister 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 IRC222958

Completed application forms must be returned to arrive not later than 12:00 noon (UK time) on Monday 30th October 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