Careers at NIBRT

The multi-award winning National Institute for Bioprocessing Research and Training (NIBRT) offers a variety of careers in the areas of research and training.

Come shape the future of biopharma with us

If you join NIBRT, you will be joining an organisation that is a globally leading bioprocessing research and training institute that makes a significant impact on industry in assisting in the delivery of life saving medicines. NIBRT acts as a repository of expertise in the Biopharmaceutical industry, setting standards and collaborating with industry and academic partners. With further investment and development in the NIBRT facility at present, there is an exciting future ahead for NIBRT at the centre of the Bioprocessing industry in Ireland and around the world.

NIBRT, and those that work here, have a passion for the Bioprocessing industry, care about the health of society and are proud to be part of a homegrown Irish organisation. NIBRT is uniquely positioned, with interfaces between academia and industry on a global level making it a stimulating and enriching environment to grow and develop yourself.

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Why Work at NIBRT?

An enriching work environment

Work in a distinctive facility, housing cutting edge technologies.

Collaborative Career Opportunities

Harness the potential of NIBRT’s unique position between academia and industry.

Biopharma Work that Matters

Play your part in delivering lifesaving medicines enhancing societies everywhere.

Competitive Benefits

Enjoy a competitive range of benefits and flexibilities to suit and enhance your life.

Supportive Culture

Join top talent, develop yourself in a supportive, progressive, inclusive culture

Make A Difference

Thrive on transformative work that makes a significant impact.

NIBRT Benefits


Work-Life Harmony

Hybrid Flexible Working Policies

Paid Family Leave

Inclusion and Accessibility Accommodation Supports


Financial Stability

Competitive Salaries

Company Pension Plan

Paid Sick Leave

Death in Service and Income Protection Insurances


Career Development

Upskilling Programmes

Individual Continued Professional Development Support

Further Education & Qualification Assistance

Career Progressions structures


Health & Wellbeing

Health Insurance

Generous Holiday Entitlements

Employee Assistance Programme

Health & Wellbeing Events

What Our Staff Say


Our people have a desire to make a difference, are ambitious, motivated and driven. There is a strong sense of belonging at NIBRT, with a team who are passionate, talented, welcoming, respectful, unique and diverse. Our highly skilled team are not afraid to push boundaries, while always maintaining a strong focus on safety and quality.

Yongjing Xie

“Why I really enjoy working in NIBRT is the flexibility and freedom in research. I always get positive feedback and encouragement from my supervisor.“

Hayden Wilkinson

“I really enjoy the culture here at NIBRT we have a hybrid working approach, we are able to talk to everyone, there are no walls.”

Stephen McCann

“NIBRT trained me in bioprocessing technology and has given me a diverse and rich skill set that varies across all areas of bioprocessing”.

Craig Jakes

“What I enjoy about NIBRT is that the culture here is fantastic, I work with many people from a wide range of diverse backgrounds so you’re always getting new insights into different cultures”.

Sara Carillo

“NIBRT has given me a rich and diverse skill set across all areas of bioprocessing”

Life at NIBRT #LifeatNIBRT


Working at NIBRT offers the opportunity to work with global partners in industry and academia, as well as access to state-of-the-art equipment & technologies. Our teams are involved in innovative research and world class training solutions, with a transformative impact on the Biopharmaceutical industry.

Click below to hear from our employees both past and present.

NIBRT Culture

NIBRT strives to foster a highly open, inclusive, progressive, and innovation-friendly workplace, which recognises excellent performance while also respecting diversity and equality in all aspects of our activity.  Our culture is created by our people and guided by our set of values depicted in CIRCLES.

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Join Our Team

View our latest vacancies at NIBRT. If you would like to contact our HR team in confidence email or our recruitment partners Fastnet.

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Awards and Recognition

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