Medical Research Council
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About Medical Research Council

Whether you are a recent graduate or leading researcher, the Medical Research Council (MRC) offers rewarding career opportunities across the biomedical sciences. Set up in 1913, MRC is dedicated to improving healthcare and quality of life, fighting infections, advancing stem cell research and combating disease. Working alongside or supporting – 
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Benefits of working for UKRI

Our people are a mix of talented creatives, scientists, engineers and other business professionals who help us to change the world for the better. In return we offer a competitive package of pay and benefits and genuine career development opportunities:  competitive salary  career average pension  30 days of annual leave (excluding bank holidays)  flexible working arrangements  season ticket loans  rent deposit loans  health screening  employee Assistance Programme providing confidential help and advice  employee discounts and offers on hundreds of retail and leisure activities  free eyesight tests and glasses, if related to the role  tax-free childcare  cycle-to-work scheme.

Working for UKRI

The UK has a world class research and innovation system. Our expertise spans all fields of knowledge, from the discovery of penicillin and monoclonal antibodies, to the jet engine and the world-wide web. Our inspirational creative industries are strong in art, design and the innovative use of new materials and technologies. This is why it is vital for us to have the best people at all levels throughout UK Research and Innovation. We want to continue to attract a mix of talented professionals, scientists and engineers across a variety of disciplines and in return we offer genuine career development opportunities.

How we support EDI in the workforce

At UKRI we believe that everyone has a right to be treated with dignity and respect, and to be provided with equal opportunities to flourish and succeed in an environment that enables them to do so. We also value diversity of thought and experience within inclusive groups, organisations and the wider community. To maintain the UK’s world-leading position in this field, we want to become even better at attracting and nurturing people from the widest possible pool, and enabling them to fulfil their career ambitions. We believe we can inspire, engage with and learn from all our people to maximise the benefits that diversity of thought and experience can provide. Our principles We believe that everyone has the right to be treated with dignity and respect and are committed to:  eliminating discrimination and advancing equality of opportunity  identifying and removing barriers to employment and progression  building a culture that values openness, fairness and transparency
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