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Research Scientist


Research Engineering
Malmesbury - United Kingdom

About us

We push the boundaries of what others have defined as possible. Our engineering approach starts with different thinking. Then we continuously refine our ideas – unwilling to compromise and driven by an obsession for finding a better way. Today we employ more than 5,800 people around the world in software engineering, mechanical engineering and science-related roles.

Our research and testing enables us to pioneer new technology by continuously improving and developing our machines. The team is hands-on and integrated, which means you’ll be fully involved in the development process. You’ll generate innovative concepts basedon scientific theory through experimental test and simulation – designing, building and testing prototypes, before analysing performance and communicating findings.

About the role

  • Research and develop new technology solutions to drive new products in gas and water treatment
  • Problem solving at technology and product levels through rigorous scientific work
  • Optimize fluid treatment technology to deliver improved performance at lower cost in Dyson products 
  • Develop test and analysis capability to the highest standard to enhance Dyson’s ability to evaluate gas and water treatment technologies
  • Present results to peers and senior colleagues to inform technology development direction.
  • Collaborate with peers across Dyson departments to ensure that research aligns with product development strategy

About you

  • Qualified in Chemistry or Physical Science to at least degree level 
  • Experience in catalysis, filtration or purification desirable 
  • The ability to effectively communicate complex ideas and concepts
  • Have prior experience of cross-discipline research projects involving multiple collaborators, desirably in the chemical or related industry 


  • 27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Performance related bonus
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life assurance
  • Sport centre
  • Free on-site parking
  • Subsidised café and restaurants
  • Discounts on Dyson machines


Interview guidance

We are following the government guidelines regarding COVID19. At this time all interviews will be conducted via video or telephone. We’re taking these precautionary measures to protect both our employee and candidate wellbeing. Our Talent Acquisition team will work with you and provide further information as appropriate.