Academic Vacancies



Christ's College invites applications for one or more Bye-Fellowships in Economics at the College from current University Teaching Officers in the Faculty of Economics at the University of Cambridge, or those who hold a firm job offer for such a position.


Bye-Fellows are not members or Fellows of the College but enjoy some privileges normally accorded only to Fellows, such as the right to meals (lunch and/or dinner) at High Table, use of the SCR and Fellows' Parlour, and invitations to occasional Feasts and student/Fellow events. In return, Bye-Fellows offer a pre-agreed number of hours of supervisions per annum to undergraduate students at the College, which are paid at the standard intercollegiate rate, plus a small annual bonus.


Interested persons should first make informal enquiries to Dr Julia Shvets, ( to discuss the terms and conditions of the offer.


Applications (which only need to contain a CV and a brief covering letter stating the undergraduate papers that you could supervise) should be sent to the Senior Tutor of Christ's College ( by 15th February at the latest, although applications will be considered as they arrive so early applications are very welcome.


Christ’s College is an equal opportunities employer


Assistant Staff Vacancies



Full time, permanent post

£19,730 to £22,017 per annum for 37.5 hour week averaged over 3 week pattern


Christ’s College wishes to recruit a qualified chef looking for some career progression, to join the busy Catering team as CHEF de PARTIE.  This is a full time, permanent opportunity with hours being averaged and worked over a 3 week shift pattern, including working one weekend in 3.


The salary for this post is paid on a range of points from 24 - 28 on the University’s single pay spine which currently equates to £19,730 - £22,017 per annum.  Other benefits include an annual leave entitlement of 36 days’ (inclusive of bank holidays); membership of a contributory pension scheme and free meals in College when on shift.


The College provides a comprehensive catering service to its Fellows, Students, Alumni and Staff as well as conference and B&B guests. This role reports to the Sous Chef and involves all aspects of the day to day running of a section in a busy catering operation.  This includes preparing, cooking and presenting dishes to the highest standard and taking an active role maintaining food hygiene and safety in the kitchen at all times and particularly in relation to food allergens and intolerances.


A job description and person specification is available to download.  In order to apply please complete an application form and submit with a letter outlining your suitability for the post.   


Applications can be sent by e-mail to or posted to the attention of Mrs Amanda Burton-Palmer.  The closing date is 12 noon on Monday 25th February, 2019 and it is intended to interview during the following week.


Application Form

Job Description



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