Who can work for UKRI

Specific requirements are listed in job descriptions but some policies relate to every UKRI role.

Equal opportunities

We’re building a thriving, inclusive research and innovation system.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all sections of the community, in accordance with the Equality Act 2010.

We guarantee to interview all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria of a vacancy and will make necessary adjustments to do so.

How we support equality, diversion and inclusion in our workforce

Your right to work in the UK

We have a legal responsibility to ensure that all our employees have the legal right to live and work in the UK.

If you are made an offer of employment, this will be subject to UKRI verifying that you are eligible to work in the UK before you start work.

Right to work in the UK: guidance for applicants

We can sponsor migrants under the UK’s points-based immigration system. For many of our vacancies we welcome applications from people who need sponsorship to work in the UK.

Find out more about getting sponsorship to work in the UK

Last updated: 19 October 2021

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