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MRC jobs

Here you can view our current vacancies and also find all of the information you need about working for us.

Join MRC and you’ll work in a world class innovation and collaboration environment where cutting edge research is happening now. Working for us means you are part of an organisation that provided the scientific expertise behind major medical breakthroughs, such as discovery of the structure of DNA and the lethal link between smoking and cancer. Today we are at the forefront of medical research in the 21st century.

You are skilled in your profession and we are an employer with a lot to offer.  Attracting and training the brightest minds, MRC invests in their future, developing the research leaders of tomorrow.

For details of opportunities for placements, internships or work experience in our research Units and Institutes, please contact the relevant institution directly via our institutes page.

Apply for a Head Office vacancy

MRC Head Office London and skylineHome to the corporate functions of the MRC, Head Office develops the MRC’s overall strategy.

The MRC Head Office is split between two sites: Swindon and London. It includes functions such as HR, Finance, Estates Management, Health & Safety and Corporate Affairs.

Applications for Head Office roles are made through the Research Councils UK shared business services, UKSBS.

Apply for a Research unit vacancy

A picture of MRC Harwell centreOur units are carrying out ground-breaking research including innovative methodology and technology development.

There are variety of roles from Post-Doctoral Scientists, Researchers, Programme Leaders, Animal Technicians, HR & Finance.

You can apply to  current vacancies at our units and Institutes through our unit recruitment site.

We have a complete list of MRC locations available for your reference.

Immigration advice

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Frequently asked questions and guidance about your right to work in the UK.

MRC Benefits

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Information about employee wellbeing, pension and benefits such as annual leave, cycle to work scheme, maternity and adoption leave and season ticket loans.

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We have a dedicated Twitter recruitment account

Jobs will be posted on our LinkedIn page

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