Working for the College

The Royal College of Pathologists offers a professional and supportive working environment, promoting our values of service, teamwork and ambition. 

We offer the following benefits to employees. 

  • Competitive salaries: We are committed to pay and grading which is fair, transparent and competitive.  There is the opportunity for competence-based pay progression.
  • Location: We are based in a new purpose built office at 6 Alie Street, London, E1 8QT. The building has multiple meeting rooms, a conference suite, a members area, secure bicycle storage, lockers and showers. (The College is unable to offer sponsorship to work in the UK).
  • Annual leave: 25 days per year, plus bank holidays.  The holiday allowance rises with length of service.
  • College closure days: The Trustee Board every July decides whether it will close the College between Christmas and New Year. 
  • Pension: The College operates a pension scheme with Royal London. Employees can choose to contribute either 3%, 4% or 5% of salary with the employer contribution double that of the employee at either 6%, 8% or 10%.
  • Flexible Working:  Flexible working is supported.  Start and finish times are flexible and time off in lieu may be accrued for additional hours worked. We offer a mix of remote (home) and office working, with hybrid working arrangements currently in place.
  • Employee Discount Scheme: Our staff discount scheme offers a range of online and in store discounts.
  • Interest-free loan: You may apply to the College for an interest-free loan to purchase an annual season ticket, or a bicycle under the Cycle to Work scheme.
  • Employee Assistance programme: Through this programme staff have access to a confidential counselling service, health advice, emotional support as well as a comprehensive occupational health service.
  • Learning and Development:  The College offers continuous learning and development opportunities for all members of staff.
  • Enhanced policies: The College offers generous maternity, paternity/partner, and adoption pay and leave.
  • Free tea, coffee and fruit: Refreshments provided for all staff in tea points and break out areas.

See our current vacancies

Come and join our team. Find out what positions are currently available at the College.