Dstl´s purpose is to maximise the impact of science and technology for the defence and security of the UK. Our role is to:
Supply sensitive and specialist science and technology services for the Ministry of Defence (MOD) and wider government.
Provide and facilitate expert advice, analysis and assurance to aid decision-making and to support MOD and wider government to be an intelligent customer.
Lead the formulation, design and delivery of a coherent and integrated MOD science and technology programme using industrial, academic and government resources.
Manage and exploit knowledge across the wider defence and security community, and understand science and technology risks and opportunities through horizon scanning.
Act as a trusted interface between MOD, wider government, the private sector, academia and allies to support military co-operation, capability delivery, diplomacy and economic policy.
Champion and develop science and technology skills across MOD, including managing the career of MOD scientists.
We lead and undertake those activities that it would be inappropriate to lead or carry out in the private sector and undertake those activities that must be done in government to sustain government\'s ability to be an intelligent customer and build productive relationships with the wider science and technology community.
Dstl is all about maximising the impact of science and technology for UK defence and security - giving the right science and technology advice at the right time. We provide the government with a wide programme of research and scientific and technical support, delivered from internal and external resources.
Our science and technology work covers a range of applications and disciplines including social science, mathematics and engineering and includes research, advice, consultancy, technical and systems risk management, and related activities.
These are some of our areas of work: Chemical, biological and radiological Human dimension and medical
Every kind of thinking matters
Whatever your background qualifications or experience you\'ll bring enthusiasm and a keen, analytical mind. We\'re looking for talented individuals with an inspired ability to look beyond conventional thinking; people who will thrive in an environment where innovation is the way of life.
All our vacancies will appear to the right of this page. We have a wide selection of positions and value every member of staff and their contributions.