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Career Opportunities in AFBI

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The Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI) is widely recognised as a leading Scientific Organisation. We offer a wide range of career development opportunities within the Scientific, Administrative and Industrial disciplines.
If you are an enthusiastic individual who wants to be challenged, has the potential to be an innovative and creative thinker in a results oriented, ever-changing scientific environment, then AFBI is your next career move.
Vacancies may arise at any of the seven sites of the Institute, all based in Northern Ireland.
AFBI also offers opportunities for Seasonal employment across it's seven sites. These posts are advertised from January onwards and details will be made available below.
Applications can be made through advertisements which appear in the local papers: Belfast Telegraph, Irish News, Newsletter and the local job markets.
The local job markets within Northern Ireland also advertise online via the following websites: www.delni.gov.uk  or www.jobcentreonline.com  
Visit the link below for current post graduate research opportunities in AFBI:

Current Vacancies

ICT Level 3 - Software Developer
Salary : £23,428 - £24,728 plus an annual ICT allowance on £3,640 after completion of a satisfactory 6 month qualifing period.
Ref: IRC202959
Location : AFBI Headquarters, Newforge Lane, Belfast
Department : Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute Northern Ireland (AFBI)
Further appointments may be made from this competition should positions become vacant which have similar duties and responsibilities.
For more detailed information and to apply, please go to
Alternatively, an application pack can be requested by contacting:
HRConnect,
PO Box 1089,
The Metro Building,
6-9 Donegall Square South,
Belfast,
BT1 9EW.
Telephone: 0800 1 300 330.
Email: recruitment@hrconnect.nigov.net
All requests must include your name, address and appropriate reference number IRC202959.
Completed application forms must be returned to arrive not later than 12:00 noon (UK time) on Friday 4th September 2015.
Applications are particularly welcomed from Roman Catholics and Females as these groups are currently under-represented within AFBI.
AFBI is an Equal Opportunities Employer
ALL APPLICATIONS FOR EMPLOYMENT ARE CONSIDERED STRICTLY ON THE BASIS OF MERIT
Agricultural Economists - 3 Posts
Salary : £28,500 - £31,135
Ref: IRC203378
Location : AFBI Headquarters, Newforge Lane, Belfast
Department : Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute Northern Ireland (AFBI)
Further appointments may be made from this competition should positions become vacant which have similar duties and responsibilities.
For more detailed information and to apply, please go to
Alternatively, an application pack can be requested by contacting:
HRConnect,
PO Box 1089,
The Metro Building,
6-9 Donegall Square South,
Belfast,
BT1 9EW.
Telephone: 0800 1 300 330.
Email: recruitment@hrconnect.nigov.net
All requests must include your name, address and appropriate reference number IRC203378.
Completed application forms must be returned to arrive not later than 12:00 noon (UK time) on Friday 4th September 2015.
Applications are particularly welcomed from Roman Catholics and Females as these groups are currently under-represented within AFBI.
AFBI is an Equal Opportunities Employer
ALL APPLICATIONS FOR EMPLOYMENT ARE CONSIDERED STRICTLY ON THE BASIS OF MERIT