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Senior Research Scientist


Science and Research
United Kingdom - Malmesbury Office

About us

At Dyson we are encouraged to think differently, challenge convention and be unafraid to make mistakes. We’re creative, collaborative, practical and enthusiastic. But most of all we’re hugely passionate about what we do.

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 

As Senior Research Scientist, you will enable the delivery of novel fluid treatment technologies from concept to an integrated solution. Working within a multidisciplinary team of scientists and engineers, you will apply your broad expertise to deliver research that impacts new Dyson products.


  • Propose, research and develop new technology solutions in gas and water purification to drive New Products

  • Deliver specialist knowledge to the senior management team in research and project reviews

  • Problem solving at technology and product levels

  • Develop test and analysis capability to the highest standard to enhance Dyson’s ability to evaluate gas and water treatment technologies

About you 

  • Qualified in a physical science to at least masters level or equivalent experience

  • Industrial or academic experience leading research projects strongly desirable

  • Experience working in filtration, purification or catalysis 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 industry 


  • Performance related bonus

  • Company paid Life Insurance

  • Discounts on Dyson machines

  • Competitive pension scheme

  • Flexible benefits programme with a growing range of voluntary benefits, including the ability to purchase additional holidays

  • 27 days holiday plus statutory bank holidays

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

  • Free on-site parking

  • Subsidized café providing endless free coffee and tea, and a free lunch

  • Private Medical insurance for all employees

  • Employee Assistance Program for employee and dependents

  • Digital GP and prescription service

  • On-site gym


At Dyson, it's about more than our machines. We recognise that our success comes from our inventive people. We believe in including everybody and supporting you on your journey with us

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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.