Job Opportunities

There is a wealth of job vacancies within Midlothian Science Zone, at every stage of your career from entry level to more senior positions, with roles across a broad spectrum including administrative, marketing, laboratory work, research, consultancy, management.

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Some of the staff at Ingenza Ltd, pictured in their lab space at Roslin Innovation Centre. The company encourage a new generation of scientists and introduced apprenticeships in 2009. 

Browse our selection of current job vacancies within Midlothian Science Zone. This table is updated regularly so if there is nothing suitable for you at the moment, please check again soon for more opportunities.

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HR Generalist

  Moredun Group   Pentlands Science Park   04.03.24
Research Assistant   Moredun Scientific   Pentlands Science Park   07.03.24
Security Officer (x12)   University of Edinburgh, Estates

  Various sites   08.03.24
QA Officer   Moredun Scientific   Pentlands Science Park   14.03.24
Fellow in Quantitative Genetics and Genomics

  Roslin Institute   Easter Bush Campus   15.03.24
Network Manager   International Veterinary Vaccinology Network (IVVN)

  Roslin Institute   18.03.24
Research Fellow   Roslin Institute   Easter Bush Campus   15.04.24
Open ended
Salesperson   Beta Bugs   Roslin Innovation Centre  


Senior Research Software Engineer

  UK CEH   Bush Estate / Other  


Research Software Engineer

  UK CEH   Bush Estate / Other  


Procurement Projects Manager   UK CEH   Bush Estate / Other


Freshwater Ecologist

  UK CEH   Bush Estate   Unspecified
Postdoctoral Research Scientist

  Moredun Group    Pentlands Science Park   Closed

Genetic Data Systems Administrator

  Roslin Institute   Easter Bush Campus   Closed 

Knowledge Exchange and Communications Officer

  Moredun Foundation   Pentlands Science Park   Closed

Research Assistant - PLF
(temporary 6 months)

  Moredun Research Institute   Pentlands Science Park   Closed

Administration Support (LARIF)

  Royal Dick Veterinary Studies   Easter Bush Campus   Closed

Other Sources 

College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine (CMVM)

Chancellor’s Fellowships

Details of the next round of Chancellor's Fellowships with the College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine will be added once this information available.

 The focus of the last round of Fellowships was on interdisciplinary research, and applications that aligned with one or more of the University’s three research themes – Data, Digital and Artificial Intelligence; Future Health and Care; Sustainability and Climate Change. 

A Chancellor Fellowship is an opportunity to realise your research goals in a thriving multi-disciplinary community. CMVM already has incredible research facilities and an ongoing plan to create unrivalled future resources for both research and outstanding medical, veterinary and biomedical sciences teaching.

View current Chancellor's Fellowships

The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies is a strong community of staff and students and provides a number of postgraduate training positions including Clinical Scholarships and Rotating Internships. Commercial veterinary activities provide the opportunity Internships in their clinical areas.

Studentships and PhD Projects 

View current opportunities

The University of Edinburgh

All Staff Vacancies are published on the main University of Edinburgh jobs site which provides a search facility to locate relevant positions.

University of Edinburgh, Roslin Institute offer job vacancies, studentships and schemes for younger people.


Applications are invited for UKRI BBSRC-funded 4-year PhD studentships for PhD projects, including Collaborative projects with non-academic partner organisations. EASTBIO Studentships are awarded on the basis of specific PhD projects advertised in the autumn of each year.

Check Find a PhD for available EASTBIO PhD projects now available across our partner institutions - Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh, St Andrews, Stirling, JHI, MRI, SRUC.

Modern Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships are a great way to start or enhance your career.  A Modern Apprenticeship is paid employment which provides the opportunity to gain experience and work towards a qualification. 

Modern Apprenticeships at the University of Edinburgh are available in a number of areas administration, accountancy, lab work, landscaping, computers & ICT. 

Young Person's Guarantee

Making it easier for young people to connect with employers to help them understand and develop the skills they need for the world of work.

Discover opportunities with DYW - jobs, apprenticeships, training andvolunteering opportunities and/or college & university courses for young people. 



If you are an employer within the zone and have a vacancy you would like us to share, please email Enquiries.

DYW - Developing the Young Workforce

DYW Edinburgh, Midlothian and East Lothian work with all sectors and all sizes of businesses to find the right way for employers  to get involved. Employers can provide inspirational opportunities for young people to help them understand and develop the skills they need to succeed.




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