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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

The Pirbright Institute delivers world-leading research to understand, predict, detect, and respond to viral disease outbreaks. We study viruses of livestock that are endemic and exotic to the UK, including zoonotic viruses, by using the most advanced tools and technologies to understand host-pathogen interactions in animals and arthropod vectors. Our major strength in understanding the immune...

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