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Head of Agri-Environment Sciences (Grade 6)

Employer
Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute
Location
AFBI Newforge, Belfast
Salary
£65,409 - £71,353
Closing date
May 29, 2024

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Discipline
Life Sciences, Agricultural Science
Job Type
Academic Dean/Dept. Head
Organization Type
Govt.

Job Details

AFBI is seeking an enthusiastic, international recognised scientist in the area of agri-environmental sciences to lead a dynamic and exciting programme of research. The successful individual will take forward a diverse programme of research to address the significant environmental challenges whilst ensuring the sustainable use of natural resources and the future prosperity of the agri-food sector. The research programme will use a multi disciplinary approach working across AFBI and other collaborators to addresses land and nutrient management issues to make appropriate and efficient use of resources, while protecting the environment. The integrated research effort covers the impact of agriculture on air, soil, water quality and biodiversity. The individual will demonstrate strong leadership and will be an excellent communicator to ensure the impact of the programme is realised locally, nationally and internationally. This is a unique and challenging opportunity to contribute to and influence future significant changes expected within AFBI and Northern Ireland’s environment and agri-food industry as a whole.

Further appointments may be made from this competition should AFBI positions become vacant which have similar duties and responsibilities.

For more detailed information, including the duties and responsibilities of the post, and the criteria to be used during the recruitment and selection process, please click on the Candidate Information Booklet link below.

In order to apply for this position, please click on the “Apply for this job online” link below to register to this vacancy and to submit an online application.

Completed application forms must be submitted no later than 12:00 noon (UK time) on Wednesday 29th May 2024.

Applications are particularly welcomed from Roman Catholics and Females as these groups are currently under-represented within AFBI.

ALL APPLICATIONS FOR EMPLOYMENT ARE CONSIDERED STRICTLY ON THE BASIS OF MERIT

 

All queries can be directed to HRConnect by:

Email: recruitment@hrconnect.nigov.net

Telephone: 0800 1 300 330

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