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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 Environment Adviser is a critical role in The Pirbright Institute, being an integral part of the Risk & Assurance team that covers biosafety, quality, security, business continuity and health & safety.

The role encompasses oversight of compliance with a range of...

Location: The Pirbright Institute

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The Estates Management Services (EMS) department is part of the Capability directorate and plays a key role at the institute through management and implementation of essential planned and reactive engineering maintenance in order to maintain robust high biocontainment systems and...

Location: The Pirbright Institute

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As part of the Pirbright Development Programme Client Team, the Development Clerk of Works reports to the Capability EMS – Engineering & Operations Manager and is a central part of EMS operations.

Key functions of the role:

  • Complete the final stages of...

Location: The Pirbright Institute

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As part of the Pirbright Development Programme Client Team, the Development MEP Building Delivery PM reports to the Senior Capability Leader EMS – and is a central part of EMS operations.

Key functions of the role:

  • Take ownership of the Pirbright Project Road...

Location: The Pirbright Institute

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The Science Administrator is a pivotal member of the Science Directorate and will support the Programme Leaders and Science Groups with first rate administration, allowing scientists to focus on the delivery of the Institute’s science strategy, and science outcomes and outputs. The...

Location: The Pirbright Institute

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We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and organised individual with CAD experience to join our team within the Estates Management Services (EMS) department.

 

In line with requirements set by our regulator The Health and Safety Executive, you will own...

Location: The Pirbright Institute

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This position is to help provide cover during the maternity leave of a postdoc engaged in mosquito research.  Some of the responsibilities of the that position will be distributed among other team members; the purpose of this post is to cover the insectary work.  This comprises...

Location: The Pirbright Institute

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The CSU team is part of the Research Services department which sits within the Capability Directorate. The Position of Cleaning, Laundry & Autoclave Operator reports to the Cleaning, Laundry & Autoclave Supervisor, and works alongside 6 other laboratory Cleaners,...

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