The Pirbright Institute receives strategic funding from BBSRC

The Pirbright Institute, an institute sponsored by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), is a world-leading centre of excellence applying bioscience to enhance the UK capability to contain, control, and eliminate viral diseases of animals and viruses that spread from animals to humans. It supports the competitiveness of UK livestock and poultry producers, and improves the health and quality of life of both animals and people and our food security. The Institute has recently received £300 million of capital investment.

The Institute is based on two sites: Pirbright and Compton (until the spring of 2016). In total the Institute employs over 450 staff and hosts to up to 100 students and visiting scientists. To view or apply for current job vacancies please visit the careers section of our website here: jobs, where you can find further details and an application form for all our vacancies.

If you have any questions about recruitment at The Pirbright Institute, please email our Recruitment team:

Please find below details of The Pirbright Institute Employee Benefits:

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