28 employees reported this benefit
It can depend on your job role and line manager, but flexible working is generally supported
flexible working, regular salary table, discount for staff, parking and sport training places
The fact that you can choose when and where to work. Academia foster the intellectual growth of its people and puts them in the best condition to do that.
As a PhD student, and with my supervisor, I benefit from lots of freedom. Perhaps even too much!
Working in academic means you get time-flexibility. You can come to office at 9 - 10 am but you are expected to finish the works allocated. You might need to work overtime on weekend if required to do marking.
The flexible working benefit is that you can work from home or anywhere else on the move. In addition, they are quite flexible with your ability to come up on the required dates.
Working in a university is always very flexible.
It varies according to position and project, but many research associates and fellows have some level of flexibility to arrive or to leave and even work from home.
It depends on your line manager, but as long as your position doesn't require a specific working schedule the University lets you work flexible working hours
Grabbing shifts quickly to swap shifts.