Head of Immunodiagnostic Branch
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 12th July 2021.
Applications are particularly welcomed from Roman Catholics and Females as these groups are currently under-represented within AFBI.
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