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Associate Principal Materials Scientist


Science and Research
Singapore - St James Power Station Headquarters

About us

Dyson is developing new research capabilities in personal care categories at their Singapore technical facility. We intend to develop and translate new opportunities in bioimaging, biomaterials, clinical microbiology, active ingredient chemistry, delivery methods, assay and model development into new and exciting consumer products. The Associate Principal Scientist will act as Dyson’s technical specialist and subject matter expert in our research programs and be a key driver in the execution of the projects commissioned. This is a new role and team in Singapore and as such the incumbent will share responsibility to direct and drive the team scientifically, as well as build capability within Dyson facilities. There will be strong link with NPI and NPD partners in order to embed and translate developments throughout the organisation.

About the role

  • Delivery of materials characterisation projects in the area of personal care science

  • Input to the lab committee and work planning as an independent project leader

  • Technical leadership as subject matter expert delivering guidance of cross functional team to pursue the research projects defined

  • Development of capability at the technical centre, defining and executing experimental methods, and accountability for experimental results and interpretations

  • Translation of program outputs into Dyson new product concepts

  • Communication and ownership of program outputs to Team and leadership including high level stakeholder reviews

  • Represent Dyson as Subject matter expert internally and externally as required to develop and maintain technical network

About you

  • Degree level qualifications in materials science, biomaterials, biomedical engineering, chemistry, microbiology or related science areas

  • Significant experience in chemical & physical characterisation of microbial biofilms

  • Significant experience of chemical and materials analytical methods, in vitro model development and characterisation, and their integration into experimental assays

  • Experience in tribology, rheology, confocal microscopy & atomic force microscopy would be advantageous

  • Experience of validation testing of assays against real life applications

  • Familiarity with consumer or industrial product development would be an advantage

  • Experience with collaborative translational research programs including working with advisory boards, industry or academic partners

  • Technical leadership as subject matter expert in relevant fields including building partnerships and relationships cross functionally

  • Experience of working in complex R&D organisations


Dyson Singapore monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries and bonuses. Beyond that, you’ll enjoy a transport allowance and comprehensive medical care and insurance. But financial benefits are just the start of a Dyson career. Professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities abound, driven by regular reviews and dynamic workshops. And with a vibrant culture, the latest devices and a relaxed dress code reflecting our engineering spirit, it’s an exciting team environment geared to fuelling and realising ambition.


Dyson is an equal opportunity employer. We know that great minds don’t think alike, and it takes all kinds of minds to make our technology so unique. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other any other dimension of diversity.

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.