Dairy Grassland Scientist / Dairy Scientist – Higher Scientific Officer

Location UK / Down

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary £30000 - 35000

Updated 6 days ago

Reference 1371004

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for a Dairy Grassland Scientist / Dairy Scientist - Higher Scientific Officer based in Hillsborough, Co. Down.

Dairy Grassland Scientist / Dairy Scientist – Higher Scientific Officer

REF: IRC234888

SALARY:  £30,149 – £31,760         

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

LOCATION: AFBI Hillsborough, Co. Down BT26 6DR

The Dairy Grassland Scientist will play a key role within the Sustainable Dairy Systems research team and will be responsible for conducting a range of research trials focused on improving the efficiency of dairy grassland production systems. The post holder will also have the opportunity to gain further experience in a range of areas including: research proposal development, partaking in international collaborations, building leadership and management skills, and advancing communication skills. 

This is a research focused role, providing the successful candidate with the opportunity to advance their research skills and competencies.  

It is an exciting opening for a ruminant grassland specialist to advance their reputation and that of AFBI as a leading research centre in dairy grassland production practices.

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 the APPLY NOW button below to be directed to our website.

All requests must include your name, address and reference number IRC234888.

Completed application forms must be returned to arrive not later than 12:00 noon (UK time) on Thursday 29th November 2018.

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

The Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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