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Summary of Research Staff Terms and Conditions

SALARY

The post is graded as Grade X, the salary for which ranges from £00,000 to £00,000 (excluding London Allowance). Progression through the salary scale is incremental. Cost of living pay awards are negotiated nationally and are normally effective from 1 st August each year.

PROBATION

Appointments are subject to receipt of satisfactory references and a probationary period of 9 months.

HOURS OF WORK

Full time hours for Research staff average 36.5 hours per week and times of work are as determined by the Head of Department.

HOLIDAYS

Annual leave is 27 working days for a full time member of staff. UCL also closes for a period at Christmas and Easter, at which times staff benefit from a total of 6 ´closure days´ in addition to Bank Holidays.

PENSION

The postholder will be eligible to join the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS), which is a defined benefit scheme. Further information about USS and the benefits can be found at www.uss.co.uk  

SEASON TICKET LOANS

A season ticket loan is available to staff who have successfully completed their probationary period with the facility to repay through a monthly deduction from salary.

OTHER BENEFITS

Other benefits of joining UCL as a staff member are many and include:

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22 November 2005