Academic Vacancies



Applications are invited for the post of Bursar, tenable with effect from Spring/Summer 2021.  This is a rare opportunity to play a key role at the centre of an historic and exciting College, in the front rank of academic achievements in Cambridge.  The person appointed will be the senior administrative officer of the College, accountable to the Council and the Governing Body of the College.

The post offers a range of governance, management and financial responsiblities in the stimulating environment of a self-governing College which dates back over 500 years.  Applicants should have had experience at senior level in managing people and money.  The stipend of the Bursar will be in the professorial range.

Applications with particulars of the applicant's career and experience and the names of three persons from whom references may be sought should be sent to by 31 December 2020.

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Non-Stipendiary Junior Research Fellowship

The College invites applications for a non-stipendiary post as a Junior Research Fellow for research in Biological and Medical Sciences; Arts and Humanities; or 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 not more than four years, from not later than 1st October 2021.

Applications are invited from candidates who hold a first degree, or a higher degree or are studying for a higher degree.  Candidates are advised that a Research Fellowship such as this is intended for a researcher early in their career, and will offer an opportunity to carry out novel research in a stimulating academic environment.

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 been awarded their PhD Degree after 1st January 2019. 

Letters of application, together with the completed form, should be sent to to arrive no later than 12:00 noon on Tuesday 12th January 2021, including a curriculum vitae with details of qualifications, publications and experience, together with a research statement and the names and addresses of two persons who have agreed to act as academic referees.  Candidates must arrange for their referees to send their references direct to so that references are received by the closing date of 12:00 noon on Tuesday 12th January 2021. (It may not be necessary for referees to write a new reference; submitting a copy of a reference already sent in connection with the applicant's post-doctoral appointment will often suffice).  Shortlisted candidates may be invited for interview, expected to be held during the week commencing 1st March 2021.

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Assistant Staff Vacancies


There are currently no Assistant Staff vacancies at Christ's College.



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