Principal Scientific Officer in Quantitative Genetics and Bioinformati

Recruiter
Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI) Northern Ireland Civil Service
Location
Belfast
Salary
47749.00 - 52334.00 GBP Annual
Posted
15 Jul 2017
Closes
12 Aug 2017
Function
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Principal Scientific Officer in Quantitative Genetics and Bioinformatics
REF:
IRC220208
SALARY: GBP47,749 - GBP52,334
DEPARTMENT: Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute Northern Ireland (AFBI)
LOCATION: AFBI Hillsborough, Co. Down, BT26 6DR

An experienced Quantitative Geneticist with strong Bioinformatics skills is sought to lead and manage an exciting new area of research within AFBI. The individual will join AFBI at a pivotal time and a key function of the role will be to advance livestock breeding using the multi species and diverse data streams within AFBI and AFBI's associated stakeholders and in collaboration with other academics and industry partners. The successful candidate will design and deliver impactful research and genetic tools to address the grand challenge of feeding the global population in a sustainable manner.

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 IRC220208

Completed application forms must be returned to arrive not later than 12:00 noon (UK time) on Monday 21st 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