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When you join the staff of Imperial College in addition to a competitive salary and package of attractive terms and conditions of service,  we offer you many more benefits to enjoy, such as career development tailored to your ambitions, an attractive pensions' scheme and generous family leave packages.  You will also experience a flexible, supportive work environment with encouragement to achieve and maintain a healthy work-life balance.  

We hope that this page gives you a snapshot of the benefits we offer.  If you want to find out more, please visit our Your Benefits webpages.

Professional Development

Arrow with success wordAs part of our commitment to developing all members of staff, we offer a wide range of opportunities for professional development, including professional skills and career development training for postdocs and fellows, targeted talent development programmes for professional staff, coaching and one to one support. If you seek opportunities to progress and develop your career, we will support you in your endeavours.

Pension schemes

Piggy bankWe give you access to excellent occupational pension benefits, which after salary is arguably the most valuable financial benefit for us all.  If you join one of the College contributory pension schemes, the College also contributes a percentage of your pensionable pay in order to guarantee your benefits. In addition to this benefit, joining one of the pension schemes will give you immediate life cover, an inflation-proofed pension and long-term illness cover.


Time away


You will receive a generous annual leave entitlement and additional paid College closure dates so that you may recharge your batteries spending time away from work. In order that you can care for your family, dependent on eligibilty, we also offer enhanced payments for family leave, i.e. maternity, adoption, surrogacy, shared parental and paternity/maternity suppport leave.