Jobs

Wellcome isn't just a supporter of great ideas, it's also one of the best employers in the UK, according to Great Place to Work.

We offer excellent benefits and help our employees to develop in an open, respectful culture that celebrates difference.

If you're interested in working with us, see our current vacancies below and find out how to apply. To see how we help our grantholders develop, read about flexible research careers at Wellcome.

Current vacancies

Public Engagement funding manager (12 months)

We're looking for a grants professional to champion our new funding framework for public engagement and drive the first year of its implementation.

Closing date: 5 December 2016

Web editor, Wellcome Collection

We're looking for a web editor to join the growing editorial team for wellcomecollection.org.

Closing date: 11 December 2016

Science portfolio adviser/developer – cellular and developmental sciences

We're looking for up to two Science portfolio advisers or developers to support our community of researchers.

Closing date: 18 December 2016

Project manager – Education and Learning

We have recently made it a priority to help improve science education across the UK, and we are looking for a project manager to join our team.

Closing date: 3 January 2017

Team leader – collections information

We're looking for a dynamic person to lead and mentor a multidisciplinary team of librarians, archivists and documentation officers.

Closing date: 6 January 2017

Library experience and engagement manager

We're looking for someone to manage a flexible, multidisciplinary team, with the aim of becoming recognised as a world leading library for our visitor experience.

Closing date: 9 January 2017

Library team leader – access and services

We're looking for someone to be responsible for day-to-day management of a first-class research environment and to lead a multidisciplinary team to achieve and maintain excellent standards.

Closing date: 9 January 2017

Conservation and collection care manager, Wellcome Collection

We're looking for someone to ensure the provision of professional care across all our collections and to lead the conservation and collection care team.

Closing date: 9 January 2017

Research development manager

We need someone to lead the development of a research audience for the Wellcome Library, to expand the impact of our unique and distinctive collections.

Closing date: 12 January 2017

Collections development archivist

We are looking for a creative and imaginative collections development archivist to play a key role in building collections that capture diverse perspectives.

Closing date: 13 January 2017

Working at Wellcome

Information for applicants with disabilities

Wellcome is a member of the Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion (ENEI).

Our central London offices offer good access for those with a disability and we are committed to supporting disabled applicants and members of staff.

We also advertise all our vacancies on the Diversity Jobs website.

If you have a disability and would like help or support with the application process, please contact either Sonia Matthew on +44 (0)20 7611 8821 or Tracey Wickham on +44 (0)20 7611 8593.

Information for applicants from outside the UK

We recognise the value of diversity within the workplace and we're committed to fostering a culture of inclusion and equality.

But if you're an applicant from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, please be aware that we're bound by legal restrictions that affect our ability to employ non-EEA nationals in the UK.

This legislation requires us to view evidence of the successful candidate's eligibility to work in the UK before confirming any offer of employment.

Currently, we can only apply for work permits to fill the role if:

  • the role is on the shortage occupation list
  • there are no suitable settled candidates
  • there are no candidates of a country in the EEA to fill the role.

In some very specific circumstances, individuals may find they are able to personally apply for a visa that gives them the right to work here.

If you're a non-EEA national without the right to work in the UK and are considering applying for a role at Wellcome, please find out if you will be able to work in the UK.