Location UK / Belfast
Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract
Salary See description
Updated 1 day ago
Excellent opportunity for Head of Food Microbiology - Principal Scientific Officer based in Stormont.
Head of Food Microbiology – Principal Scientific Officer
SALARY: £48,226 – £52,857 (under review)
DEPARTMENT: Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute Northern Ireland (AFBI)
LOCATION: AFBI Stormont
This post offers the exciting opportunity to join a well-established and multidisciplinary scientific group and to play a key role to support AFBI to deliver food safety and animal health commitments by leading programmes of work in food microbiology, zoonotic bacterial diseases, gut health and novel approaches to the control of foodborne pathogens. The Food Microbiology Unit provides innovative research, analytical services and specialist advice on the detection, characterisation and control of foodborne pathogens, food hygiene, food preservation and related areas in support of Government Departments, the agri-food industry and other customers. There are significant opportunities to undertake innovative research work in conjunction with research scientists from other disciplines within AFBI and in collaboration with other academic groups and centres of excellence.
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.
Completed application forms must be returned to arrive not later than 12:00 noon (UK time) on Friday 23rd November 2018.
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