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Vacancies at Strathclyde Rewards & benefits

Our staff  have access to a wide range of outstanding benefits that include financial rewards, family friendly and wellbeing benefits and career development opportunities. 

Financial rewards

Employment at the University of Strathclyde offers a number of financial awards.
  • competitive salaries with increments awarded annually until the top guaranteed point is reached
  • following this there are contribution points that can be achieved through evidenced exceptional performance
  • holiday entitlement of 27 days (Grade 5 and below) or 31 days (Grade 6 and above)
  • an additional 11 public holiday entitlement
  • membership of the Universities Superannuation Scheme which includes a generous employer contribution of 18%
  • eligibility for removal and resettlement expenses where relocating from afar

Family-friendly benefits 

We're committed to promoting and improving a healthy work-life balance for all employees. We offer a number of benefits to staff with families.
  • generous maternity leave scheme that offers payments above the statutory minimum requirements for qualifying staff
  • generous paternity leave scheme that offers payments above the statutory minimum requirements for qualifying staff
  • adoption leave policy that offers payments above the statutory minimum requirements for qualifying staff
  • options for flexible working 
  • parental leave for qualifying staff 
  • Childcare Voucher Scheme Policy operates as a salary sacrifice scheme allowing you to make savings on tax and national insurance contributions
  • On-campus nursery, run by Childcare Scotland, is available for children from 3 months to pre-school. You will have peace of mind knowing that you are close at hand if required

Career development

As a ‘place of useful learning’ we value personal development and put great emphasis on the learning and development of all our staff. This includes:

  • professional development support and a wide range of courses provided by our in-house training providers
  • reduced or remitted fees on a number of vocational and non-vocational courses
  • access to our library’s facilities and resources 

Health & wellbeing

We place high importance on the safety, wellbeing and health of all our staff and offer a range of facilities and services to facilitate this.
  • reduced rates of membership to the University's Centre for Sport and Recreation
  • access to a wide number of Health & Wellbeing events that take place regularly across the campus
  • access to our Occupational Health Service and Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme operates as a salary sacrifice scheme allowing you to make savings on tax and national insurance contributions

Our values

The University of Strathclyde is a place of useful learning where we're recognised as being:

  • people-oriented: committed to our staff and students, providing opportunities and investing in their development
  • bold: confident and challenging about what we do, and supportive of appropriate and managed risk in our decision-making
  • innovative: focused on discovering and applying knowledge with impact, and encouraging creative thinking and new ideas
  • collaborative: working together, internally and externally, with integrity and in an open, respectful way
  • ambitious: for our institution, staff and students as well as supporting the ambitions of our partners

Find out more about our values.