Head of Immunodiagnostic Branch - Belfast, Northern Ireland

6 days left

Location
Belfast, Northern Ireland
Salary
SALARY: £58,676 – £66,075
Posted
25 Mar 2021
Closes
19 Apr 2021
Ref
W21.03157
Job Type
Scientist
Sector
Academia
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Contact Details

Head of Immunodiagnostic Branch

REF: IRC262978    
SALARY: £58,676 – £66,075        
DEPARTMENT: Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute Northern Ireland (AFBI)    
LOCATION: AFBI Stormont, Stoney Road, Belfast, BT4 3SD    

AFBI are seeking an enthusiastic, outstanding scientist in the area of animal disease surveillance to lead a branch heavily involved with statutory surveillance supporting trade and preventing disease incursions to Northern Ireland. The role oversees work based at the AFBI Stormont site. The successful candidate joins the Division at a pivotal time of change in terms of implementing Official Laboratory functions in the context of EU Exit and the Northern Ireland Protocol. This is a challenging and rewarding post in which the appointed individual will be expected to further develop the quality and range of programmes supporting DAERA and industry, including emergency response against notifiable disease incursions, as well as having a vital input into industry and governmental policies and strategies.

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

For more detailed information and to apply, please go to www.nicsrecruitment.org.uk

Completed application forms must be submitted no later than 12:00 noon (UK time) on Monday 19th April 2021.

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

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