Careers

Our people share our purpose and vision for the future; to deliver a healthy and sustainable world in which we all live and work through our exceptional workplace services and consultancy, communications and scientific research.

We have been at the forefront of occupational health research since 1969, to understand and remove a range of health risks. These include noise, chemicals, asbestos, heat, dust or vibration and emerging risks from new technologies such as nanomaterials. We are uniquely placed to practically apply our research findings and deliver services to businesses that help manage hazards in the workplace.

Our vision is to be a globally recognised organisation that engages, excites and empowers our staff, to deliver our mission of a healthy and sustainable world in which we all live and work. 

How we conduct our business, internally and externally, and how we behave drives the culture of the organisation. Our behaviours reflect our values and core purpose; they make up our DNA.

If you would like to join our team click here to check out our current vacancies via our partners SRG Recruitment or click to view below.

  • Head of Ergonomics and Human Factors
    Salary
    Competitive Package dependent on experience and qualification
    Details
    We are currenting looking for an experienced and talented scientist to lead our Ergonomics and Human Factors team. Working as a key strategic leader within the research team you will provide clarity of purpose, strategic and operational vision for your team and the business.
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  • Senior Research Scientist - Statistics and Epidemiology
    Salary
    Competitive Package dependent on experience and qualification
    Details
    We are looking to grow our Environmental and Public Health (EPH) Research team by appointing an experienced Statistician or Epidemiologist who will work on and manage a variety of research projects and consultancy surveys. This role will involve a mix of project work and new business development, including funding proposals.
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  • Senior Ergonomist
    Salary
    Competitive Package dependent on experience and qualification
    Details
    This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced ergonomist or human factors specialist to join our team. You will work on and lead a variety of projects, contributing to both research and consultancy activities. Not only will you play key part in our research activities you will fulfil a significant role in providing and promoting ergonomics consultancy work (including expert witness activities) to a range of industrial and commercial clients.
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  • Senior Exposure Scientist - SafeNano
    Salary
    Competitive Package dependent on experience and qualification
    Details
    We are growing our SafeNano team and are looking for a Senior Exposure Scientist to come and join us. You will work on both commercial and research projects, contribute to developing new proposals for future work and use your expertise to coach and develop our team. You will be a key participant in the development and delivery of research proposals, project delivery and the exploration of consultancy science into practice.
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  • Occupational Hygienist
    Salary
    Competitive Package dependent on experience and qualification
    Details
    We are looking for an experienced Occupational Hygienist to join our team. You will deliver consultancy excellence for our clients as well as providing professional and technical support internally and externally. This is an exciting opportunity to join a not for profit organisation (NFP) whose main purpose is to improve people's health and safety at work, at home and in the environment through excellent independent science.
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  • Senior Chemist - Edinburgh
    Salary
    Competitive Package dependent on experience and qualification
    Location
    Edinburgh
    Details
    We are looking for an Senior Chemist to join our laboratory team based in Edinburgh. Our laboratory works hard to deliver analytical services excellence for our clients. Duties will be varied and involve supervising analysis, completing analytical reports, troubleshooting, report and process audits, client management to name but a few. If you are looking for your next analytical services role, then come and join our team.
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  • PPE Technical Lead
    Salary
    Competitive dependent on experience
    Location
    Edinburgh
    Details
    We have an exciting opportunity for someone looking to expand their technical expertise / engineering and / or maintenance experience within our PPE testing facility based in Edinburgh. Our PPE Technical Lead will be responsible for delivering consultancy excellence for our clients as well as providing professional and technical support internally and externally. Our PPE testing services include face fit testing for respirators and penetration testing for suits and fabrics. If you want to join a not for profit (NFP) organisation whose main purpose is to improve people's health and safety at work, at home and in the environment through excellent independent science then click to find out more.
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  • Contact Us

If you would like to contact us, please use the attached form and we will get back to you. Alternatively, call or write to us at our Head Office in Edinburgh or one of our regional offices.

Our office hours are: 

Monday to Friday - 8.00am to 5.15pm

Our head office numbers is +44 (0)131 449 8000

Email: info@iom-world.org