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Senior Economist: Behavioural Studies

REF: IRC239558

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

SALARY: £36,812 - £40,473 (under review)

LOCATION: AFBI Headquarters, Newforge Lane, Belfast

This position offers the opportunity to join a well-established and multidisciplinary team and to provide a leadership role in developing and undertaking a strategic Behavioural Studies research programme which will provide robust analyses and evidence to inform practical policy design and knowledge transfer to support the competitive development of the agri-food sector and wider rural society.

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 IRC239558

Completed application forms must be returned to arrive not later than
12:00 noon (UK time) on Friday 3rd May 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