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Imperial College London is the UK’s only university focused entirely on science, engineering, medicine and business and we are consistently rated in the top 10 universities in the world. At Imperial we bring together people, disciplines, industries and sectors to further our understanding of the natural world, solve major engineering problems, lead the data revolution and improve health and well-being. Our Talent As a community of problem solvers, we are always seeking the most talented people to bring their energy, knowledge and innovative ideas into their work. We are truly international, and our staff of over 8,000 come from 115 nations, in roles that span professional, technology, academia, research, clinical care, and teaching. Great discoveries begin with great people. Join us and be part of something bigger.
University of Oxford is a cornerstone of British higher education. The venerable university has about 20,000 students (including more than 11,000 undergraduates). Oxford also is home to 38 colleges, the celebrated Rhodes Scholarship, and the Oxford University Press. The university describes its colleges as autonomous units operating in a manner similar to the way individual states function in the US. Oxford's self-governing colleges select their own students and provide housing, meals, libraries, and recreation. The university offers a diverse range of study covering fields such as engineering, history, medical science, and theology. Many Oxford students earn BA degrees after three years of study.
UCL is London’s leading multidisciplinary university, with a community of approximately 50,000 students and staff. Founded in 1826 in the heart of London, UCL was the first university in England to welcome students of any class or religion, and the first to welcome women on equal terms with men. We are a research-intensive university and a member of the UK’s Russell Group. We are a diverse community with staff from across the world, and are the only university to hold both a Silver Athena SWAN award and a Race Equality Charter Bronze Award. Join us to transform how the world is understood, how knowledge is created and shared and the way that global problems are solved.
The University of Cambridge is one of the world's foremost research universities. The University is made up of 31 Colleges and over 150 departments, faculties, schools and other institutions. Its mission is 'to contribute to society through the pursuit of education, learning, and research at the highest international levels of excellence'.
Procter & Gamble Co. (P&G, NYSE: PG) is one of the largest corporations in the world by market capitalization and is a Fortune Top 10 Most Admired Company. At P&G, we produce globally recognized brands, and we grow and embrace the best business leaders in the industry. For more than 175 years, we have been innovating to touch and improve consumers’ lives. P&G serves nearly five billion people around the world with its brands. The Company has one of the strongest portfolios of trusted, quality, leadership brands, including Always®, Ambi Pur®, Ariel®, Bounty®, Charmin®, Crest®, Dawn®, Downy®, Fairy®, Febreze®, Gain®, Gillette®, Head & Shoulders®, Lenor®, Olay®, Oral-B®, Pampers®, Pantene®, SK-II®, Tide®, Vicks®, Wella® and Whisper®. The P&G community includes operations in approximately 70 countries worldwide. P&G, Building Leaders and Leadership Brands.
We are a pioneering institution providing an exceptional research-led education and an outstanding experience for 45,000 students from more than 150 countries. Built on the ethos that education can unlock potential and transform lives, we feature in the top 20 of all three major UK university rankings, and our graduates are among the most sought-after in the UK. Our staff are world-class too. Nottingham academics have won two Nobel Prizes – for medicine and for economic sciences. We have pioneered a new model for international education and with campuses in the UK, China and Malaysia, we have created a unique learning environment and are acknowledged as a leader in the internationalisation of higher education. We have five faculties: Arts, Engineering, Medicine and Health Sciences, Science, and Social Sciences. In the recent Research Excellence Framework, 28 units were judged to have 75% or more outstanding (4* and 3*) impact, and Nottingham was ranked eighth in the UK on a measure of research power. The University’s professional and support departments contribute to the effective running of the University and encourage its growth and success, nationally and internationally.
We are one of the country’s largest employers, with around 66,000 people working across the UK. Our purpose is to collect the money that pays for the UK’s public services and give financial support to people who need it. We are responsible for calculating and collecting taxes and duties paid by more than 50 million people and more than 5 million businesses. The tax we collect is vital. It funds schools and hospitals, builds roads and infrastructure and supports communities and the economy – so we need everyone to pay the tax that is legally due, no matter who they are. In addition, we pay and administer Child Benefit, Tax-Free Childcare, statutory pay and tax credits. We protect our citizens, for example, through enforcing the National Minimum Wage and Living Wage and we help keep our borders safe and ensure that trade flows smoothly in and out of the country.
We're responsible for welfare, pensions and child maintenance policy. We deliver the State Pension and a range of disability and ill health benefits to around 20 million people.
Get a job at The University of Manchester and join a welcoming community of more than 11,000 employees that embraces everyone – from local talent (we are one of the North West’s top employers) to global experts looking to make things happen in their field of expertise. Search our vacancies and discover a huge variety of jobs, from academic, management and professional roles to positions in research, technical, security, catering, maintenance, administration and more. We're wholeheartedly committed to staff well-being, career and personal development and equality and diversity. We're pleased to report consistently high levels of staff satisfaction – in our latest staff survey, over 90% of respondents said that the University is a good place to work and that they're proud to work here. And we're proud to be located at the heart of the city of Manchester: a thriving creative centre with ambition, verve and a desire for progress that matches our own.