Why Diamond?

Diamond is one of the UK's leading research institutions, enabling scientific breakthroughs in many disciplines. Being a part of the Diamond team allows our staff to shape some of the most important and exciting scientific projects being undertaken anywhere in the UK. Find out more about our work here...

Life at Diamond

Diamond is located on the Harwell Science and Innovation Campus in South Oxfordshire. We share a site with the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, the Research Complex at Harwell and the European Space Agency, amongst others. This diverse and vibrant campus brings together some of the leading research facilities in the UK on one site. More here...

Company Benefits

Diamond is a family friendly employer, with competitive salary and benefits packages. The Diamond site is located in the beautiful South Oxfordshire countryside, with good access to local towns and cities, and excellent schools. We provide continuous learning for our staff, with training and development opportunities available across the organisation. More here…

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Valuing Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Diamond is an equal opportunities employer and values the diversity of its employees, students, visiting scientists and collaborators and is committed to providing equality of opportunity. We are strongly committed to the Athena SWAN scheme to promote women's careers in science and to progressing gender equality. Find out more about our work here...

“Diamond endeavours to be a leading edge facility for scientific research, supporting a wide range of users from both academia and industry, thereby delivering benefits to the UK society and economy. To achieve this, it is essential we attract people in STEM roles from the largest possible pool of talent and provide an environment that supports and stimulates staff and students to achieve their full potential. Diamond recognises the need to remove barriers to career development, particularly those that affect women more than men.”

Professor Andrew Harrison, CEO of Diamond Light Source


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Diamond Light Source

Diamond Light Source is the UK's national synchrotron science facility, located at the Harwell Science and Innovation Campus in Oxfordshire.

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