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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

Location: The Pirbright Institute

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The Senior Quality Advisor has responsibility for ensuring the Pirbright Institute Quality Management System is conformed to, maintained and improved. They are responsible, by working closely with the Reference Laboratories, for the day to day management aspects of ISO/ IEC 17025...

Location: The Pirbright Institute

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The IT Service Desk Analyst will provide technical support to internal staff. The successful candidate will require an aptitude for working with applications/systems to undertake analysis, diagnosis and resolution of staff problems, which may range from straightforward to more...

Location: The Pirbright Institute

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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 site. Including HVAC and process plant, high containment drainage and effluent...

Location: The Pirbright Institute

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The Animal Services department is based within the Capability Directorate of The Pirbright Institute and undertakes the daily care and welfare of experimental animals housed within The Pirbright Institutes animal facilities.

We are currently recruiting animal technicians to work...

Location: The Pirbright Institute

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The successful candidate will join the Transmission Biology group at The Pirbright Institute, supported by funding from Defra and will play a key role in studies examining the environmental and airborne transmission of foot-and-mouth disease virus.

The postdoctoral scientist...

Location: The Pirbright Institute

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This post is funded by industry partners and Veterinary Vaccine Manufacturing & Innovation Centre (Vet VMIC) to develop multivalent herpesvirus vectored vaccines. The post holder will broadly work on generation of different HVT vectored vaccines using BAC technology and/or CRISPR/...

Location: The Pirbright Institute

Organisation position and purpose

The successful candidate will join the Viral Oncogenesis group at Pirbright Institute and report to the Head of the Group. Our research has focused on investigation of host/virus interactions to unravel the molecular mechanisms of tumour formation by avian oncogenic viruses using state...

Location: The Pirbright Institute

Principal Investigator opportunity at the Pirbright Institute, with an honorary position at Imperial College London, Department of Infectious Disease.   

As part of a successful ongoing strategy for the development of Pirbright science, we are in a position to offer an exciting opportunity for an...

Location: The Pirbright Institute

 

Principal Investigator opportunities at the Pirbright Institute 

As part of a successful ongoing strategy for the development of our science, we are in a position to offer a number of new and exciting opportunities for independent Principal Investigator scientists. These roles will build and...

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