Research Director (Edinburgh)

Institute of Occupational Medicine

The IOM is an internationally recognised centre for research, consultancy and service provision in the fields of occupational and environmental health and hygiene.

We are seeking to appoint a Research Director to assume responsibility for the leadership of research activities across the IOM Group and the management of IOM’s UK Research Division 

You should be a highly experienced scientist with a reputation as a leading figure in a relevant area of scientific expertise. You will have the entrepreneurial skills to develop a portfolio of research interests and maintain an active network of collaborators. You should be an inspiring and authoritative leader and possess strong influencing and communication skills together with a commitment to delivering excellent customer service.

The Research Director will report directly to the Chief Executive, and will become a member of the IOM’s Board of Management.

A competitive salary and benefits package is available for this role.

A full job description and person specification is available on request from Human Resources. 

To apply please send a cover letter outlining your suitability for this role together with your CV to Julie Knox, HR Administrator, at  

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