VACANCIES AT CHRIST'S COLLEGE

Academic Vacancies

Stipendiary Junior Research Fellowship

The College invites applications for a stipendiary Junior Research Fellowship open to those whose research is principally in one or more of the following subject areas: Asian and Middle Eastern Studies; Archaeology; Anthropology; English; History and Philosophy of Science; Modern and Medieval Languages; Music; Philosophy; Theology.  The Fellowship is tenable for four years, normally from not later than 1st October 2019, and is not renewable.  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 Junior Research Fellowship is intended for a researcher early in their career.  A successful applicant is expected to be either a graduate student, probably 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 and referees' reports must be submitted through the web site and received by the College by 12:00 noon on Thursday 25th October 2018.  Selected candidates will be invited to the College for interview on or around Thursday 10th January 2019.

Click here for the application web site which will give further information.  (Queries should be directed to jrf@christs.cam.ac.uk as stated on the application web site.)

 

Non-Stipendiary Junior Research Fellowship

The College invites applications for a Non-Stipendiary Junior Research Fellowship for research in one of the following subjects: Clinical Medicine; Biological Sciences; 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, normally from not later than 1st October 2019, and is not renewable.  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 2017.

Applications (there are no forms) and referees’ reports must be submitted by email to masters-assistant@christs.cam.ac.uk and received by the College by 12:00 noon on Wednesday 9th January 2019.  Selected candidates will be invited to the College for interview on or around Monday 25th February 2019.

Further Particulars.

 

Janeway Post-doctoral Research Fellowship and College Teaching Officer in Economics

Christ’s College in association with the Faculty of Economics in the University of Cambridge invites applications for the above post for a fixed term of three years.  The post is tenable from 1 September 2019 to 31 August 2022, or for a similar period with dates to be agreed, and is not renewable or extendable.  Applications are invited in all fields of Economics, but preference may be given to candidates in the field of macroeconomics.  The successful candidate will be in the early stages of their career, will have recently completed or be nearing completion of their PhD, and will see this short-term post as an attractive opportunity to enhance their research and academic profile. 

The successful candidate will be appointed a Fellow of Christ’s College and will divide their time between:

  • Teaching undergraduate supervisions (small group sessions which accompany lectures), averaging 6 hours a week for 20 weeks a year
  • Research in association with the Cambridge-Institute for New Economic Thinking

     (Cambridge-INET) in the Faculty of Economics.

The salary will be equivalent to points 47–49 of the Cambridge University scale (currently £38,460–£40,792). The Fellow will normally be offered single-occupancy residential accommodation in College: the salary is subject to a reduction of approximately 15% if the Fellow chooses to accept this offer and reside in College.  The Fellow will also be eligible for participation in the University Superannuation Scheme. Any additional teaching beyond the contractual requirement of 120 hours per annum will be paid at the normal hourly rates for College supervision.

 Letters of application (there are no forms) should be sent to masters-assistant@christs.cam.ac.uk to arrive no later than noon on Tuesday 20th November 2018, including a curriculum vitae with details of qualifications, publications and experience and a research statement; an indication of whether a work visa would be required in order to take up the post; 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 reference directly to masters-assistant@christs.cam.ac.uk so that references are received by the closing date of noon on Tuesday 20th November 2018.  Short-listed candidates may be asked for copies of written work and may be invited for interview.

Further Particulars.

 

Assistant Staff Vacancies

Chef to Work Weekends - £10.07 an hour

Christ’s College wishes to appoint a CHEF to join the busy catering team at the College to work on a casual basis, primarily at the weekend. 

The successful candidate will be qualified to NVQ level 1 or equivalent and/or working towards achieving level 2. Level 2 safety awareness and food hygiene certificates are advantageous.  This represents an opportunity to work with a professional kitchen brigade, to develop skills and to gain experience.

The hourly rate for this post is from £10.07 and hour.  Other benefits include a contributory pension scheme if eligibility criteria are met, free meals when on duty and free use of the College gym.

The College’s catering department is responsible for providing a comprehensive catering service to Fellows, students, staff and alumni and to conference and bed and breakfast guests. Service includes formal dining arrangements and cafeteria provision, as well as high end functions, feasts, weddings and occasional outside catering.

An application form, job description with person specification for this post can be downloaded.  To apply, please submit a completed application form and covering letter outlining your suitability for the post by the closing deadline of 12 noon on Monday 5th November, 2018 and it is anticipated that interviews will take place shortly after.  Applications may be e-mailed to jobs@christs.cam.ac.uk or posted to the HR Manager, Christ’s College, St Andrew’s Street, Cambridge, CB2 3BU.

Job Description

Application Form

 

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. Please see the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act (2006) for further details.

 

Christ’s College is an equal opportunities employer