Jobs

Wellcome isn't just a supporter of great ideas, it's a great place to work.

We offer excellent benefits and help our employees to develop in an open, respectful culture where differences are valued. We've recently made diversity and inclusion one of our priority areas, and that includes enhancing our recruitment process to make Wellcome more inclusive.

If you're interested in working with us, find out how our application process works.

Current vacancies, listed below, open in an online application system.

To see how we help our grantholders develop, read about flexible research careers.

Current vacancies

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.

We're committed to doing as much as we can to support applicants who have disabilities. Please contact Sonia Matthew on +44 (0)20 7611 8821 or Tracey Wickham on +44 (0)20 7611 8593 to let us know of any adjustments we can make to help you during the application process.

Information for applicants from outside the UK

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 a vacancy if:

  • the role is on the shortage occupation list
  • there are no suitable settled candidates
  • there are no candidates from 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.

Essential work on our job application system

Please note that you won't be able to apply for one of our current vacancies, or access an application you've already started, between 22.00 on Friday 22 September and 06.00 on Saturday 23 September while we do some maintenance.