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Current Openings

Naturbeads is always on the lookout for scientists and engineers who are passionate about addressing the microplastic pollution challenge, please find hereafter our current job appointments.

Don't hesitate to get in touch with us if you are interested in being part of our mission!


Full time - Bath, UK

At Naturbeads, you are empowered to deliver results. We are an award-winning start-up commercializing a patented technology to harness the power of cellulose, creating sustainable solutions for our customers. Join our story and create your own impact by developing your expertise and building solutions that help make our clients’ offerings smarter and more sustainable.


What will you do?

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Scientist to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in Chemistry, Material Science, or a related field. She/he will be able to show a proven research track record in the area of cellulose or other biopolymers.


In this role, the prospective candidate will conduct applied research and development of cellulose-based materials and products used in personal care, life science, and various industrial applications. She/he will analyze and interpret experimental data, prepare research progress reports, and present the developed technology in sector conferences and/or to interested clients.

The selected person will be working autonomously, in a fast-paced, unstructured environment. She/he will lead a small team of chemists and technicians. She/he will be ready to enjoy the flow of challenges in our day-to-day activities, capable of finding a reward in an accelerating list of priorities, working shoulder to shoulder in a rapidly expanding team.

Our business is flourishing and it offers multiple opportunities for a fast career progression. The scientist will contribute to the commercialization of new environmentally friendly ingredients that will help us reduce the world’s reliance on plastic materials.

To succeed in this role, you will need:

  • PhD in Chemistry, Material Science, or a related field.

  • Strong background of a minimum of 5 years in R&D with a proven track record of materials and product development in the area of biopolymers (cellulose or similar)

  • Experience with analytical techniques such as NMR, IR, XRD, and microscopy.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Prior team management experience would be preferred.

Your benefits:

  • Salary depending on experience and qualifications 

  • Immediate starting date

  • Central workplace

Naturbeads is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of a diverse workforce.

If you think you are a fit for the role, please send your motivation letter and curriculum to, we are looking forward to hearing from you! 

Come and be part of our story, starting today!

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