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Lead Clinical Affairs Scientist


Science and Research
United Kingdom - Malmesbury Office

About us

Dyson is globally recognised as a pioneering and research-oriented engineering company. With a focus on consumer healthcare products within Dyson, a new Medical & Clinical Affairs function and team is being developed internationally with a clear focus on innovation and research.


Medical Affairs serves as the scientific bridge between the industry and the wider medical community. This function is uniquely tasked with managing external relationships with key opinion leaders within the scientific community across a range of therapeutic specialisms, as well as with patient-consumer groups, authorities and beyond.

Clinical Affairs are experts in clinical research and by integrating into an innovative engineering company, focus is on designing new methodologies and gathering essential evidence to drive new product category growth.

We have a common vision of improving the quality of life of consumers through pioneering medical engineering in a safe and compliant way throughout the entire product lifecycle.

About the role

You will be a Clinical Affairs Scientist based in the UK, working as part of the Global Medical & Clinical Affairs team. This role combines Clinical Operations and Clinical Research responsibilities, and it is an incredible opportunity to take part in shaping the development of the future products at Dyson, pioneering scientific research and technology and enabling clinical evidence with exciting projects that drive real business value.

Responsibilities include:

  • You will perform research intelligence and review available scientific data to develop solid product knowledge.

  • You will engage with internal team members and external collaborators, including study investigators, contract research organisations (CROs), hospitals, research institutions, ethics committees and vendors. You will help build the global clinical capabilities by facilitating the identification, selection and management of the clinical sites/CROs.

  • You will lead the setup, conduct and analysis of the Dyson internal user trials

  • You will be involved in setting up external trial sites which may require visiting the sites and compiling visit reports on a regular basis.

  • You will prepare, review and maintain trial study documents for clinical and user trial

  • You will provide inputs into the design of data capture systems, case report forms (CRFs) and the review and validation of clinical study reports (CSRs)

  • Some travel may be required to clinical sites and international conferences/seminars/exhibitions, etc.

About you

  • A Life Science/Bioengineering Science degree or other relevant degree or qualification.

  • Clinical research experience with proven experience of managing clinical investigations and evaluations from design, planning, obtaining ethics committee approvals, implementation and successful completion.

  • Excellent knowledge of the clinical trials in the Cosmetics, Medical Device, Pharmaceutical or CRO industry.

  • Ability to work independently, creatively and with with drive to make the clinical research team efficient and effective.

  • Team player and good communication skills to be able to work closely with a range of skill sets within the project team.

  • Knowledge and good understanding of the ICH GCP guidelines, industry-specific regulatory process and associated governance, including medical devices (i.e. ISO 14155: 2011 and IVD Directives).

  • Previous role in a Clinical Operations function is preferred.

  • PhDs are valued, but innovation and excellence is essential.

  • Exposure and/or interest in emerging technologies with an application to clinical development, such as machine learning and digital health.  



  • Performance related bonus 

  • Company paid Life Assurance 

  • Discounts on Dyson machines 

  • Competitive pension scheme 

  • Purchase additional holidays  


  • 27 days holiday plus statutory bank holidays 

  • Free bus travel to and from Malmesbury campus from Bristol, Chippenham and Swindon 

  • On-site parking 

  • Endless free coffee and tea, and a free lunch  

  • Free on-site hair salon 

  • On-site lifestyle Assist 

  • Electric vehicle scheme  


  • Private Medical insurance for all employees 

  • Employee Assistance Program for employee and dependents 

  • Digital GP and prescription service 

  • Fertility treatment support 

  • On-site gym and sports centre 


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.