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About BGS

The BGS employs about 650 staff across a number of sites. Over 70 per cent of these staff are scientists with the remainder being technical and support staff. We are committed to creating a culture which embraces diversity and inclusivity in which innovation can thrive.

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BGS is committed to being an employer of choice and strives to embrace a culture of inclusivity and flexibility. BGS © UKRI.

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Job vacancies

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Careers at the BGS

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Working at the BGS

All BGS staff enjoy wide a range of benefits in addition to their salary with the aim of promoting a positive work–life balance.

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Equality and diversity at BGS

Equality, diversity and inclusion at the BGS

At BGS we strive for a fair and open working environment, free from discrimination where we value all colleagues as individuals and respect their differences.

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Our team

The BGS team features a wide range of geoscience specialists. Find out more about our staff, senior management board and the BGS board.

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Work experience

The BGS offers students the chance to work with our scientists and support staff to provide them with experience in the workplace.

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If you would like further information about any of our research, data products or services please contact our enquiries team

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