Academic Vacancies



The College invites applications for a Non-Stipendiary Junior Research Fellowship for research in one of the following:  Physical Sciences; Technology; Arts; Humanities; and Social Sciences, open to those who have, or expect to have, secured post-doctoral funding support at Cambridge University.  The Fellowship will be tenable for at least two years, but no more than four years, from not later than 1st October 2020.

Open to candidates who hold a first degree, or a higher degree or who are studying for a higher degree.  Candidates are advised that a Research Fellowship is intended for a researcher early in their career  A successful applicant is expected to be either a graduate student, in the latter stages of research leading to a PhD Degree (or equivalent) or a post-doctoral researcher who has completed their PhD Degree after 1st January 2018.

Applications (there are no forms) and referees' reports must be submitted by email to and received by the College by 12:00 noon on Wednesday 15th January 2020.  Selected candidates will be invited to the College for interview on or around Tuesday 3rd March 2020.

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Assistant Staff Vacancies



Salary c £50,000 pa


Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced candidates for the full time, permanent post of OPERATIONS MANAGER at Christ’s College.  Reporting directly to the Director of College Services, this role is to oversee and co-ordinate the day-to-day work of the Catering and Front of House functions, Housekeeping and the Porters’ Lodge at the College. Working closely with the Heads of Department and their teams in each of these areas, the focus will be on improving and developing these services in line with overall College objectives.


This role would suit a professional manager with experience of similar operations management, particularly in the fields of hospitality or catering.  Excellent administrative and people management skills will be required, as will the experience of delivering change management programmes, a sound knowledge of health and safety compliance, effective auditing skills across multiple departments and a highly commercial approach.


The salary for this post is in the region on £50,000 per annum and salary progression is discretionary.  Other benefits include 36 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays); membership of the College’s contributory pension scheme; free lunches in College when on duty and free use of the College’s gym facilities.


Further information in the form of a job description with person specification and an application form are available below.  In order to apply, please submit a completed application form with covering letter which should clearly outline and demonstrate your suitability for the role to or please post to the HR Manager at Christ’s College, St Andrews Street, Cambridge CB2 3BU.


The closing date for the receipt of applications is noon on Monday 13th January 2020, with interviews taking place during the following week.


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Permanent, full time

Salary circa £30,000 pa


Christ’s College is seeking applications from suitably qualified candidates for the vacancy of permanent, full time Conference and Events Co-ordinator.  Conference and events business at the College continues to grow and this post offers support to the departmental Manager in ensuring the smooth running and effective delivery of this important function and in making an effective contribution to its further development.    


Working 36.25 hours per week some flexibility will be necessary with some out of hours work from time to time, particularly at weekends during the summer. The salary for this post is paid on a point on the University’s single pay spine, and will be around £30,000 per annum. Other benefits include 36 days’ annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays), membership of a contributory occupational pension scheme, free use of the gym facilities and free meals in College when on duty.


The successful candidate will have excellent planning and organisational skills, be computer literate and have some experience of working in a similar environment.  Keenly attuned to giving excellent customer service and able to build strong and enduring working relationships with customers, this post offers the opportunity to work in a small, supportive team, gaining valuable experience in a varied and busy working environment.


An application form and job description, including person specification, are available to download from the College website at  In order to apply, please submit a completed application form with covering letter outlining your suitability for the post by the closing date shown below.  Applications may be sent by e-mail to  or by post addressed to the HR Manager, Christ’s College, St Andrew’s Street, Cambridge CB2 3BU.


The closing date for receipt of applications is noon on Monday 20th January 2020 and it is the intention to hold interviews during the following week.

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We have a short video which shows you what you can expect from a job in hospitality in a Cambridge College; just click on the link below:

What it’s like to work in hospitality in a Cambridge College

Please note that if you are shortlisted for interview you will need to prove your eligibility to work in the UK.

Christ’s College is an equal opportunities employer