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BSc and MSc projects

BSc and MSc projects

The Pirbright Institute offers Year-In-Industry 12 month placements for students in their second year of a relevant undergraduate science degree.  These are likely to be advertised towards the end of 2020.

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The Pirbright Institute conducts a large proportion of its science studies under high containment conditions.  It is a condition of employment that no person working at The Pirbright Institute may keep any animals which are susceptible to foot-and-mouth disease or reside at premises where such animals are kept. "Susceptible animals" include cows, sheep, goats, deer, llamas, and all other cloven-hoofed animals. The quarantine period for all Restricted Areas is 72 hours - during this 72 hour period, it is not permitted to have close contact with susceptible animals. In high containment areas the Institute implements a number of procedures in order to comply with strict biosafety legislation. Access procedures for these areas requires all personnel to undertake a full change of clothes, including the removal of all jewellery and piercings, and completing two full body and hair washes when leaving high containment.

If you apply for a position with The Pirbright Institute, we will only use the information you provide us for purposes to assist in the recruitment and selection process. In line with the UK & EU Data Privacy Legislation* (Legislation) effective from 25 May 2018, the information that you supply about yourself is known as your ‘personal data’ and includes general details about you like your CV and contact details. More detailed information such as any unspent criminal convictions or your ethnic origin is referred to as 'sensitive personal data' and categorised as ‘special category data’ under the Legislation. Our Privacy Policy provides clear information on how we process and safeguard your personal and sensitive information which you provide us when considering a role at The Pirbright Institute. By submitting your application you will be confirming that you have read The Pirbright Institute Privacy Policy.

Scientists at the Institute may offer projects for students undertaking relevant taught MSc courses.  The minimum time that we can consider for such research projects is 3 months although 6-12 months is preferential.  Placements are unfunded although we can offer accommodation in our Institute housing at a significantly reduced rate.

 

If you apply for a position with The Pirbright Institute, we will only use the information you provide us for purposes to assist in the recruitment and selection process. In line with the UK & EU Data Privacy Legislation* (Legislation) effective from 25 May 2018, the information that you supply about yourself is known as your ‘personal data’ and includes general details about you like your CV and contact details. More detailed information such as any unspent criminal convictions or your ethnic origin is referred to as 'sensitive personal data' and categorised as ‘special category data’ under the Legislation. Our Privacy Policy provides clear information on how we process and safeguard your personal and sensitive information which you provide us when considering a role at The Pirbright Institute. By submitting your application you will be confirming that you have read The Pirbright Institute Privacy Policy.

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If you require further information, please contact Dr Lynda Moore, Head of Academic Affairs & Training (studentship@pirbright.ac.uk)

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