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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 Silver 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.

Our latest vacancies are listed below. If you have any queries about recruitment at Pirbright, please email

Current vacancies

Deadline for receipt of an Expression of Interest is 4pm 22 May 2024. We expect to inform applicants of the outcome by the end of the May 2024. Full applications will then be invited with a deadline of 1 July 2024.

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

Mon, 22/04/2024

Principal Investigator opportunities at the Pirbright Institute

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Due to our longer-term successful science strategy and investment we are excited to be offering a number of new opportunities for independent Principal Investigators. As a Principal Investigator (PI) you will build and lead an inclusive, dynamic and collaborative science group in an area...

Mon, 22/04/2024

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