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Work Location Framework

The College is currently trialling a Work Location Framework until early 2023. Hybrid working may be considered for some roles when we expect a norm of 60% (or more) of your time onsite, with an absolute minimum of 40%. If a role is available for hybrid working this will be stated on the advertisement and the working arrangements will be discussed at interview. 

Find out more about the Work Location Framework

Academic Technology Approval Scheme (ATAS) – for international researchers

With effect from 21 May 2021, any individual who will be undertaking research activities, at PhD level or above, in one of the Academic Subjects/Fields of Research relevant to ATAS will be required to obtain a free of charge ATAS certificate before they can apply for a visa to work in the UK. This will include research, academic, engineering and technician staff applying for Skilled Worker visas. Some exemptions apply.

Find out more about about the ATAS scheme

Our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

"Imperial College London is a place where talented people bring their best ideas and hard work to address many of the great challenges in the world. In order to be at the forefront of this effort, we must draw upon the talents of staff and students from all backgrounds and from all over the world. We are an inclusive workplace, seeking out the creative vigour of diversity by being open to all people, whatever their background, experience or identity. We are committed to equality of opportunity, to eliminating discrimination and to creating an inclusive working environment for all. We therefore encourage candidates to apply irrespective of age, disability, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion and belief, gender reassignment, sex, or sexual orientation. Please see our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy to find out how we are working to ensure that Imperial fulfils its mission to achieve enduring excellence in research and teaching for the benefit of society."

Notable Alumni at Imperial College London

Imperial College London has nurtured a remarkable cadre of alumni who have left an indelible mark on the world. Some of the most notable include:

  1. Sir Alexander Fleming - The discoverer of penicillin, which revolutionized medicine.
  2. H.G. Wells - A pioneering science fiction author whose works include "The War of the Worlds" and "The Time Machine."
  3. Brian May - Legendary guitarist of the rock band Queen, who also holds a Ph.D. in astrophysics from Imperial.
  4. Sir Eric Ash - A prominent electrical engineer and former President of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).
  5. Professor Alice Gast - The first female President of Imperial College London and a distinguished chemical engineer.

These alumni serve as a testament to the institution's commitment to fostering leaders and visionaries across various fields.

Why Choose Imperial College London?

Imperial College London offers a distinctive blend of academic rigor, a collaborative spirit, and a commitment to addressing the world's most pressing challenges. Here are some compelling reasons why academics choose Imperial:

  1. Research Excellence: Imperial consistently ranks among the world's top institutions for research output, creating an environment where scholars can engage in cutting-edge research.
  2. Global Impact: Imperial's research often translates into tangible benefits for society, from healthcare innovations to sustainable technologies.
  3. Interdisciplinary Collaboration: Imperial encourages collaboration across disciplines, facilitating the development of holistic solutions to complex problems.
  4. Innovation Ecosystem: Situated in the heart of London, Imperial is surrounded by a vibrant ecosystem of startups, corporations, and cultural institutions, offering unparalleled opportunities for collaboration and innovation.
  5. Diversity and Inclusion: Imperial is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive community, where all voices are valued and heard.
  6. Teaching Excellence: The institution's commitment to exceptional teaching ensures that academics have a significant impact on the next generation of leaders and innovators.

Imperial College London is not just a place of academic pursuit; it's a destination for those who want to make a meaningful difference in the world. Joining the Imperial community means becoming part of a legacy of excellence, innovation, and positive change.