Work at UCL


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From climate change to plastic pollution, infant mortality to social inequality, the world is facing huge challenges. At UCL we’re determined to solve them. 

Our community of over 13,000 staff pursues academic excellence, breaks boundaries and makes a positive impact on real world problems. Recruited from all over the world, they ensure UCL is consistently ranked among the top 10 universities in the world and are one of only a handful of institutions rated as having the strongest academic reputation and the broadest research impact. 

We are interested in candidates with a diverse range of experience. Whether you are already in the education sector or not, there is a place for you at UCL, if you have the drive and commitment to be the best in your field.

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We are UCL

UCL is a diverse community with the freedom to challenge and think differently. We champion innovation, creativity and cross-disciplinary working.

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Supporting personal development

You'll find annual academic promotions, Career Pathways, hundreds of training courses, coaching, mentoring, leadership development opportunities.

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An inclusive culture

We believe everyone should have an equal opportunity to participate and contribute, you'll be joining a welcoming, inclusive community. 

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Generous maternity leave and sector leading paternity leave, support for adoptive parents and carers, workplace nursery and parents and carers network. 

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Work-life balance

27 days of annual leave (pro rata), plus six closure days at Christmas and Easter, support for flexible working, including remote working, plus opportunities to take sabbatical leave. 

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Meet our community

What's it really like to work at UCL? Colleagues share more about their roles and what it feels like to be part of the UCL community.