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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 jobs@pirbright.ac.uk.

Current vacancies

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The Research Scientist or Postdoctoral Research Scientist will be part of the Avian Influenza Research group. The researcher will perform a key role in developing and testing of new multivalent vaccines protecting poultry from major poultry viral diseases including avian influenza,...

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The Research Contracts Officer is a critical member of the knowledge Exchange and Commercialisation (KEC) team, and will support the Institute’s strategy by drafting, reviewing, and negotiating a variety of contracts related to our research. The role will be responsible for...

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The objectives of the Network Engineer are to manage, support and develop the Institutes Cisco Network. Working with the Senior IT Team the Network Engineer will provide input into IT planning and projects, together with responsibility for delivery of a high-quality IT network...

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We are looking for a postdoctoral scientist to execute and continue to develop bioinformatics pipelines to analyse transcriptomic data and antibody single cell sequencing data in livestock. This post is funded by a Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation grant aiming to defining the...

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The purpose of this role is to be a part of a dynamic, and vibrant community of staff covering a diverse set of chosen fields, backgrounds and experience. You will play a crucial role in furthering the Institute’s aspirations, and in improving the world in which we live. You...

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The Influenza Molecular Virologist position is funded by BBSRC for one year (with the possibility of extension up to 31/05/2024). The researcher will be part of the Avian Influenza Group (https...

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The BACS (Building Automation and Control System) Shift Leader works as part of a 24/7 continental shift pattern providing site monitoring and system management of a highly automated high containment...

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The BACS (Building Automation and Control System) Shift Assistant works as part of a 24/7 continental shift pattern providing site monitoring and system management of a highly automated high...

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  • The Senior Post-Doctoral Influenza Virologist position is funded by BBSRC for one year. The researcher will be is a pivotal member of the Avian Influenza Group (https://...

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