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Current vacancies

The Pirbright Institute employs a dynamic and vibrant community of around 350 staff covering a diverse set of chosen fields, backgrounds and experience. We all play a crucial role in furthering the Institute’s aspirations, advancing the frontiers of science and knowledge through our excellent scientific research, knowledge sharing and contribution; with a real focus in improving the world in which we live. Our outlook is always balanced by our strong sense of purpose, values and behaviours and an unwavering commitment to a ‘one Institute’ approach.

Pirbright is a proud holder of the Athena SWAN Bronze Award. The award recognises the advancement of gender equality at the Institute. The Institute also offers a range of benefits, including childcare vouchers, onsite gym, and social club at its site in Surrey.

How to apply

Applications for our vacancies listed below must be made via our recruitment portal. For further information about completing your application, see our guidance notes. If you have any queries about recruitment at Pirbright, please email

Current vacancies

Location: The Pirbright Institute

Accountability, responsibility and duties:

  • Develop knowledge of key plant, equipment and facilities
  • Managing critical Air Systems plant and equipment including Air Handling Units, HEPA Filters and Microbiological Safety Cabinets supporting high containment biological research facilities and contribution towards a culture of continuous im

Location: The Pirbright Institute

Organisation position and purpose:      

The Capability Leader - Operations Projects Manager is a pivotal member of the Capability Directorate and will support the department in delivering an excellent Estates Management Services.


Main duties and responsibility

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