Scientific Officer, Scientific Animal Protection – Veterinary Sciences

Closing date for applications: 23/04/2018

 

ROLE SUMMARY

The Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA) is the national competent authority for Directive 2010/63/EU which relates to the protection of animals used for scientific purposes. The Scientific Officer will work as part of the Scientific Animal Protection Section within the Veterinary Sciences department for the purposes of implementing the requirements of this Directive.

Working under the direction of the Scientific Animal Protection (SAP) Manager, the Scientific Officer will work as part of a team dealing with scientific animal protection. The primary role of the Scientific Officer will be the evaluation of applications for authorisation to conduct research using animals. They will also play a role in supporting the overall work of the department.

The Scientific Officer will work closely with the other members of the SAP section, and with members of the Veterinary Sciences department as a whole, to ensure that the departmental objectives are achieved.

The Scientific Officer will maintain effective working relationships with stakeholders.


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