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Current vacancies

Sorry, there are currently no library vacancies. Other UCL vacancies can be found on the UCL Vacancy List.

How to apply and contact information

For enquiries regarding UCL Library Services current vacancies or the application process please contact the UCL Library Services Administration Office on:

Email library-jobs@ucl.ac.uk
Tel 020 7679 7977,
020 7679 0001 or
020 7679 7738

For details on all UCL vacancies and how to apply see the UCL Vacancy List.

General information (applicable to all posts)

About UCL Library Services

UCL Library Services has almost 2 million items and access to over 35,000 journals in a combination of print and electronic format covering the sixty or so subjects which are taught in the College. UCL Library Services consists of:

Opening hours, location and subject coverage of the libraries of UCL Library Services.

UCL Central House

UCL Bartlett Library

Architecture and Town Planning

UCL Cruciform building

UCL Cruciform Hub

General Clinical and Medical Sciences

Royal National Throat Nose & Ear Hospital (RNTNEH)

UCL Ear Institute & Action on Hearing Loss Libraries

Audiology, Deaf Studies and Otorhinolaryngology

UCL Eastman Dental Library

UCL Eastman Dental Library

Oral Health Sciences

UCL Institute of Child health Library

UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health Library

Allied Health, International Child Health, Paediatrics and Paediatric Nursing

UCL Institute of Archaeology building

UCL Institute of Archaeology Library

Archaeology and Egyptology

UCL Institute of Education Library

UCL Institute of Education Library

Education and related areas of social science.

23 Queen Square

UCL Institute of Neurology, Queen Square Library

Neurology and Neurosurgery

UCL Institute of Orthopaedics Library

UCL Institute of Orthopaedics Library

Orthopaedics and Musculoskeletal Sciences

UCL Institute of Ophthalmology

The Joint Library of Ophthalmology, Moorfields Eye Hospital & UCL Institute of Ophthalmology

Biomedicine, Medicine, Nursing, Ophthalmology and Visual Science

UCL Language & Speech Science Library

UCL Language & Speech Science Library

(NICeST: National Information Centre for Speech/language Therapy), Audiology, Communication Disorders, Linguistics & Phonetics, Special Education, Speech & Language Therapy and Voice

UCL Main Library Building

UCL Main Library

Art, Economics, English, History, Humanities, Law, Modern Languages, Philosophy and Public Policy

UCL Qatar Library

UCL Qatar Library

Islamic Archaeology and the Archaeology of the Arab World (Middle East and North Africa), Archaeological Materials Science and Islamic Material Culture, Museum and Gallery Practice, Conservation Studies, Library and Information Studies

Royal Free Medical Library

Royal Free Medical Library, UCL Library Services

General Clinical and Medical Sciences

UCL School of Pharmacy Library

UCL School of Pharmacy Library

Biomedicine, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pharmacognosy & Pharmacology


UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies Library

Bibliography of Eastern Europe, Economics, Geography, History, Languages, Literature and Politics

Science Library building

UCL Science Library

Anthropology, Engineering, Geography, Life Sciences, Management, Mathematical and Physical Sciences

UCL Special Collections

UCL Special Collections

Medieval period to present day. Wide range of subject areas.

Whittington Health Library

Whittington Health Library

Allied Health, Medicine and Nursing

The role of UCL Library Services is to support learning, teaching and research in the global university that is UCL. Members of staff in UCL Library Services support this outreach through their professionalism and their dedication to offering information services of the highest quality. UCL Library Services was awarded the Investors in People standard in June 2008.

The combined staff in UCL Library Services totals around 250.

Conditions of service

Conditions of service


Full time staff are entitled to 27 days paid annual leave and leave for part time staff is granted on a pro rata basis. 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.

Hours of work:

Hours of work for full-time members of staff are 36.5 per week excluding lunch breaks.


After passing probation members of staff will receive one increment on the appropriate scale on 1 August each year until the top point on the scale is reached.


Staff on grades 1-6 are eligible to join SAUL, which is a final salary scheme with a current employee contribution rate of 6% and an employer rate of 13% of salary. Staff on grades 7 and above are eligible to join USS, which is a final salary scheme with a current employee contribution rate of 6.35% and an employer contribution rate of 14% of salary.


Appointments are subject to the receipt of satisfactory references and a probationary period of 6 months (for staff on grades 1-6) and 9 months (for staff on grades 7 and above).



Campus Facilities:

The main UCL campus has subsidised cafeterias/bars and shops, gym and a travel agent. UCL staff can also benefit from corporate membership at a Tottenham Court Road gym.


UCL Library Services operates a generous flexi-time scheme on some of its sites which is available to all full-time staff working on those sites and some part-time staff.

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.

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