UCL Human Resources


Why UCL?

Join us to transform how the world is understood, how knowledge is created and shared and the way that global problems are solved. Hear from our staff about what it's like working at our university and why a career at UCL is a unique opportunity.

Hear from our people

Visila Moiche

"UCL offers an excellent international environment to work in, motivating my desire to improve and develop professionally."

James McCafferty

"I get a real feeling of worth in supporting an organisation which contributes so much to society and the world."

Professor Tao Cheng

"I felt I was welcome here, so I decided to join UCL instead of other universities in Europe."

Key Benefits

  • 27 days annual leave, six closure days + statutory holidays
  • From day one: enhanced maternity, adoption and shared parental leave and four weeks paid paternity/partners leave
  • A one-term gender equality sabbatical for academics returning from maternity leave 
  • An excellent pension scheme - 18% employer contribution (USS) & 16% employer contribution (SAUL)
  • Season ticket loans and a cycle scheme
  • The option to purchase an NUS Extra card
  • A free programme of training courses and development opportunities
  • Health and wellbeing benefits including an Employee Assistance Programme 

What makes UCL special?

  • Our game-changing people who are world leaders in their respective fields 
  • Our international community of staff and students from more than 150 countries
  • Our values - commitment to excellence and advancement on merit, fairness and equality, diversity, collegiality and community building, inclusiveness, openness, ethically acceptable standards of conduct, fostering innovation and creativity, developing leadership, environmental sustainability
  • Our London location within the 'museum mile' providing the best access to archives, collections, libraries, research institutes and more
  • An excellent reward and benefits package for all staff 
  • Our ambition for the future - including the opening of our new campus, UCL East and the transformation of our Bloomsbury campus

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