Jobs

To apply for one of the positions listed below, please send a copy of your CV with an optional cover letter to pirbright.hr@pirbright.ac.uk.

Electrical Maintenance Craftsperson

Based on the Pirbright site carrying out planned preventative and reactive maintenance activities, including operation and maintenance (to competency level) we are looking for two, Electrical Maintenance Craftsperson of mechanical building services and process plant, including high containment HEPA filtered HVAC systems, high containment drainage and effluent treatment plants/equipment, standard building services including gases, water, compressed air, steam/condense and refrigerated systems.

Mechanical Maintenance Craftsperson

Based on the Pirbright site carrying out PPM and reactive maintenance operations, including repair, operation and maintenance (to competency level), we are looking for two Mechanical Maintenance Craftsperson of mechanical building services and process plant, including HVAC, piped gases, hot and cold water systems, steam systems and refrigerated systems.

Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor within a multidisciplinary engineering team of 14 craftsmen and supported by a dedicated management team and technical specialists.

Cleaner, Laundry and Autoclave Operator

The Central Services Unit (CSU) resides as part of the estates function and services specific scientific support activities. In this post, the Cleaner, Laundry and Autoclave Operator reports to the Cleaning and Autoclave Supervisor and will be part of a team focused on cleaning and waste management within the institute. The Pirbright Institute Engineering and Estates department consists of 50+ multidisciplinary staff, employing skills and expertise to support some 400 scientific and operations staff.

Estates Management Services Project Liaison

The Pirbright Institute is delivering a large scale capital development programme over the next 5 years involving the development and construction of government funded laboratories and related infrastructure. The Capability Directorate has developed an internal team to support the projects and act as a liaison between the contracted suppliers and the client body.  This team is made up of full time staff and staff whose time is split between supporting the Programme and other Institute roles.

Bioinformatician

The Pirbright Institute is seeking a Bioinformatician to work on the analysis of viral sequencing data produced in its containment facility.

The successful candidate will join the Integrative Biology and Bioinformatics group led by Dr Paolo Ribeca. The IBB group administers a state of the art computer cluster with 500 CPU cores and 0.5 PB of disk space, on which data analysis will be performed.

Diagnostic Scientist

The Pirbright Institute is the National Reference Laboratory for foot-and-mouth disease (FMD), and designated as the World Reference Laboratory for FMD (WRLFMD) by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations acting as a reference laboratory for FMD on behalf of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) and the European Union.

Junior Science Support Technician

The Pirbright Institute is the National Reference Laboratory for foot-and-mouth disease (FMD), and designated as the World Reference Laboratory for FMD (WRLFMD) by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, acting as a reference laboratory for FMD on behalf of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) and the European Union. Working alongside members of the Vesicular Disease Reference Laboratory, the successful candidate will contribute to our national and international diagnostic testing activities for FMD and other exotic diseases of livestock.

Quality Assurance Advisor

The Quality Assurance (QA) Advisor will ensure the Institute’s quality assurance procedures are followed, maintained and improved to meet the requirements of the Pirbright Institute Quality Management System (QMS) and the administration related to quality issues is up-dated and maintained. The job holder will work closely with other team members to help ensure that the team’s quality is satisfactorily maintained and ensuring that the Institute activities are managed effectively and maintained to the highest standard(s) and are continuously improved.

Senior Quality Advisor

The Senior Quality Advisor will ensure the Institute’s quality assurance procedures are followed, maintained and improved to meet the requirements of the Pirbright Institute Quality Management System (QMS) and the administration related to quality issues is up-dated and maintained. The job holder will work closely with the Head of Quality Assurance and other team members to help ensure that the team’s quality is satisfactorily maintained and ensuring that the Institute activities are managed effectively and maintained to the highest standard(s) and are continuously improved.

Trim content

® The Pirbright Institute 2017 | A company limited by guarantee, registered in England no. 559784. The Institute is also a registered charity.