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Lead Embryologist Bovine IVF Lab

Lough Ine

Cork, Ireland

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Lead Embryologist AB Ireland

AB Ireland is a new bovine IVP based company specialising in-vitro embryo production and embryo transfer in both sheep and cattle. We are seeking an enthusiastic individual to join our growing team based in Cork. As a new and innovative company, it is an exciting opportunity for a suitably skilled individual to grow with us as we seek to become Ireland’s leading bovine advanced reproduction company.

Working as part of a small team you would be required to have good interpersonal skill and be able to work alone. The candidate will ideally have experience working in a laboratory and handling embryos. The right candidate would need to demonstrate excellent attention to detail and record-keeping skills.

Previous experience of working in an agricultural environment would be an advantage.

For a suitably experienced candidate there will be research opportunities to develop new practices and techniques to further enhance our offering to clients. Working closely with the on-farm team to improve our results and establish AB Ireland as an IVP leader in Europe and internationally.  


The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • The day to day running of the laboratory and daily tasks (after training)
  • Performing all relevant embryology tasks in the laboratory
  • Routine cleaning and maintenance of laboratory
  • Embryo processing, freezing, and thawing
  • Reliable and accurate data entry / record keeping
  • Stock taking, embryo and semen inventory maintenance
  • When possible, will also assist with field embryology and oocytology
  • Development of new systems and techniques
  • Media trials and lab performance audits


For the successful candidate there will be opportunities to work not just in Ireland but the UK and New Zealand also with our sister labs.


The Package would include:

Accommodation in Cork for the first year

22 days holidays + statutory holidays

Salary negotiable depending on experience and accommodation requirements

Experience Required:  Previous IVF experience desired.
Salary:  Negotiable
Closing Date:  30 July 2021

Contact: Paddy Buckley
Lough Ine
Cork, Ireland
Informal Enquiries:
Applications: Online Submission Link

Date Added: 05 July 2021    

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