Principal/Senior Scientific Officer - Grassland Agronomist - Belfast

Recruiter
Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI) Northern Ireland Civil Service
Location
Belfast
Salary
36448.00 - 52334.00 GBP Annual
Posted
08 Jul 2017
Closes
05 Aug 2017
Function
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Principal/Senior Scientific Officer - Grassland Agronomist
SALARY:
GBP47,749 - GBP52,334 for Principal Scientific Officer or GBP36,448 - GBP40,072 for Senior Scientific Officer
REF: IRC219757
LOCATION: AFBI Hillsborough, Co. Down BT26 6DR.

This position offers a unique opportunity for an enthusiastic and innovative scientist to lead the grassland agronomy research interests of AFBI, with particular focus at the animal-plant interface. With the ability to build an international reputation as a leading grassland academic and win funding for new research to impact on local, national and international industry practices, this is an exciting opening for a grassland scientist to advance their reputation and that of AFBI as a leading centre in ruminant production from grassland.

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 click on the 'Apply' button.

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 . Email:

All requests must include your name, address and reference number IRC219757

Completed application forms must be returned to arrive not later than 12:00 noon (UK time) on Friday 4th August 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. ALL APPLICATIONS FOR EMPLOYMENT ARE CONSIDERED STRICTLY ON THE BASIS OF MERIT