Principle Investigator for Poultry Research


Roslin Nutrition Ltd
Closes in 5 days (30 Sep)

Roslin Nutrition was established in 1997 and is located in Scotland 16 miles South East of Edinburgh. Roslin Nutrition’s mission is focussed around the formulation and manufacture of trial diets and the accomplishment of feedstuff evaluation studies with all classes of poultry and piglets for International industry leading companies. Our clients test all manner of feed additives from enzymes to prebiotics and novel ingredients. We perform all types of feed evaluation studies from EFSA registration trials to digestibility studies and proof of concept work.

Purpose of the Job

We have a vacancy for a Principle Researcher to manage our poultry studies. We are seeking someone who is highly motivated and organised. Experience of managing research trials, especially in poultry, would be advantageous though not essential. Working within the existing research team, the role will also include expanding business into our poultry research site as well as plan and execute research studies. This post will be offered as a full time position.

Key Responsibilities

 Plan and execute research studies involving poultry (mainly focusing on broilers) including on farm data collection and bird handling

Have the ability to interact with existing and potential new clients to promote our facilities internationally and attract new business

Work to tight study deadlines


Job Requirements


  • HNC/HND or Degree in an Agricultural related subject
  • Experience of project management
  • Problem solving skills
  • Willingness to work independently and within a small team
  • Experience of sample collection
  • Knowledge of GCP and SOP’s


  • Experience of poultry and/or pig research
  • Ability to communicate in a professional manner with clients
  • Knowledge of poultry nutrition

If this post is of interest please forward your CV to Douglas Currie, Managing Director:

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