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Senior Air Quality Scientist


Science and Research
United Kingdom - Malmesbury Office

About us
Dyson is a global technology enterprise. We solve the problems others choose to ignore, with surprising new inventions that defy convention and simply work better. We’re growing fast and our ambition is huge – more categories, more locations and more people.

Dyson offers a unique opportunity for talented individuals to invent, design and develop market leading products for the global market. By working in our world-class research, design and development (RDD) department, these individuals have the opportunity to work alongside leading technical specialists and highly motivated creative people to create products which fulfil our ambition of being truly different and better than our competitors.

About the role
We are looking to hire a Senior Air Quality Scientist to join our Fluid Treatment Research team. The Fluid Treatment team is a multi-skilled group of scientists, engineers and technicians responsible for developing new filtration/purification technology. The team works on current Dyson product categories of fans, purifiers, heaters and humidifiers as well as working to create entirely new product ranges. In this varied role you will be responsible for conducting collaborative scientific research that advances our understanding of indoor and outdoor air quality

Key Accountabilities

  • Design and conduct experimental plans in AQ research

  • Analyse complex datasets from multiple sources to uncover meaningful AQ insight

  • Collaborate with academic research partners from leading universities

  • Simulation of AQ in multiple environments

  • Critical technical review of relevant literature

  • Convert fundamental understanding of air quality to concrete recommendations for sensing and purification requirements in Dyson products.

  • Support practical evaluation of AQ sensors in Dyson products

About you


  • Qualified to Master’s level in a scientific or technical subject (or equivalent industrial experience).

  • Experience of working in AQ research in academia or industry.

  • Able to lead collaboration between internal and external stakeholders

  • Great communicator with proven ability to translate deep technical knowledge to a non-specialist audience

  • Data processing and statistical analysis using programs such as MatLab and Minitab.

  • Clear and concise technical report writing

  • Ability to prioritise work and deliver to tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment

  • Experience setting up and working with air quality sensors


  • Experience in simulation of indoor environments using software such as CONTAM, Ansys, EnergyPlus, TAItherm, Comsol and MatLab

  • Working at the interface of consumer science, technology and epidemiology.



  • 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

  • On-site wellbeing 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.

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.