The UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH) is seeking around 20 new scientists to meet the rising demand for excellent and impactful environmental science. 

Working across a number of high-profile projects, the newly recruited scientists will contribute to understanding the environment, how it sustains life, and the human impact on it so that together, people and nature can prosper.

Based across four UK sites in Bangor, Edinburgh, Lancaster and Wallingford, UKCEH is an independent, not-for-profit research institute. It has a long history of investigating, monitoring and modelling environmental change, and provides the data and insights that governments, businesses and researchers need to create a productive, resilient and healthy environment.

The newly recruited scientists will be part of a thriving organisation. UKCEH recognises it is essential to attract people from the largest pool of talent and provide an environment that supports and encourages each and every one of its staff to achieve their full potential.

UKCEH is an equal opportunities employer, committed to selection on merit and welcoming applicants from all sections of the community. The institute attracts global talent and holds a Bronze Athena SWAN award in recognition of its commitment to advancing equality within careers in STEM subjects.

An exceptional benefits package is offered to support staff in achieving a positive work/life balance. Currently, UKCEH adopts a hybrid working model which includes up to two days a week at home, along with flexible working hours, the ability to increase your salary as you gain more experience, and an excellent pension scheme.

For a list of all vacancies at UKCEH, please see the jobs page.