VACANCIES AT CHRIST'S COLLEGE

Academic Vacancies

Two Stipendiary Junior Research Fellowships

Stipend £25,217 (with a PhD) £20,675 (without a PhD)

The College invites applications for two Stipendiary Junior Research Fellowships, summarised below.  Both Fellowships are tenable for four years from not later than 1st October 2022 and are not renewable.  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 2021.

Applications and referees reports must be submitted through the web site and received by the College by 12:00 noon on Thursday 21st October 2021.  Selected candidates will be invited to the College for interview on or around Wednesday 12th January 2022.

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.)

  1. Stipendiary Junior Research Fellowship

This Fellowship is open to those whose research is principally in one or more of the following subject areas:

Asian & Middle Eastern Studies; Anthropology; Archaeology; Classics; Economics; History (limited to Modern History from circa 1800); History of Art; Land Economy; Politics & International Studies.

 

  1. George Kingsley Roth Junior Research Fellowship

There is an additional stipendiary JRF open to those whose research is principally in one or more of the following subject areas:

Anthropology; Ethnology; History or Contemporary Issues (eg economics, sociology or politics)

In specified countries within the South Asian, East Asian or Pacific Basin regions (see the application web site for further details).

Please note that applications in eligible subject areas will be considered for both the Stipendiary and the George Kingsley Roth Junior Research Fellowships.

 

Non-Stipendiary Junior Research Fellowship

The College invites applications for a non-stipendiary post as a Junior Research Fellow for research in Physical Sciences; Technology; Arts; 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 2022.

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 2020.

Letters of application, together with the completed form, should be sent to masters-assistant@christs.cam.ac.uk to arrive no later than 12:00 noon on Wednesday 1st December 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 masters-assistant@christs.cam.ac.uk so that references are received by the closing date of 12:00 noon on Wednesday 1st December 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 10th January 2022.

Further Particulars (for Non-Stipendiary JRF)

Application form (for Non-Stipendiary JRF)

 

 

Staff Vacancies

 

CONFERENCE, SALES AND EVENTS MANAGER

Permanent, full time

Salary circa £40,000 pa

Christ’s College is seeking applications from suitably qualified candidates for the vacancy of permanent, full time Conference Sales and Events Manager.  Conference and events business at the College continues to grow. This role is to take overall responsibility for managing and developing the conference and events business at the College. This includes attracting and maintaining suitable external business whilst also working with other internal departments to manage and administer College functions and events.

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 £40,000 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 budgeting experience. The successful candidate will also 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 manage 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 below.  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 jobs@christs.cam.ac.uk  or by post addressed to Thorunn Byrne, HR Manager, Christ’s College, St Andrew’s Street, Cambridge CB2 3BU.

The closing date for receipt of applications is noon on Monday 18th October 2021 and it is the intention to hold interviews during the following week.

Job Description

Application Form

 

SENIOR CHEF de PARTIE

£23,487 - £26341 per annum

Full time, permanent role

37.5 hour-week averaged over 3-week rota

Christ’s College wishes to recruit a qualified chef looking for some career progression, to join the busy Catering team as Senior 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 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.

The salary for this post is paid on a range of points from 29 - 33 on the University’s single pay spine which currently equates to £23,487- £26,341 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.

An application form and job description, including person specification, are available to download below.  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 jobs@christs.cam.ac.uk  or by post addressed to Thorunn Byrne, HR Manager, Christ’s College, St Andrew’s Street, Cambridge CB2 3BU.

The closing date for receipt of applications is noon on Monday 18th October 2021 and it is the intention to hold interviews during the following week.

Job Description

Application Form

 

SENIOR CHEF de PARTIE (maternity cover)

£23,487 - £26,341 per annum

Full time, fixed-term post

37.5 hour week, averaged over 3-week rota

Christ’s College wishes to recruit a qualified, experienced chef to join the Catering team as Senior Chef de Partie, on a fixed term basis to cover maternity leave in the department. The position will be fixed term for 12 months.

The Catering team provides a comprehensive service to its Fellows, Students, Alumni and Staff, as well as to summer schools, 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 at a particularly busy time for the College’s 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.

Offered on a temporary basis, this post is full-time, involving an average of 37.5 hours per week worked across a 3-week rota of early, split and late shifts and will require working one weekend in three.   The salary for this post is paid on a range of points from 29 - 33 on the University’s single pay spine which currently equates to £23,487- £26341 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.

An application form and job description, including person specification, are available to download below.  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 jobs@christs.cam.ac.uk  or by post addressed to Thorunn Byrne, HR Manager, Christ’s College, St Andrew’s Street, Cambridge CB2 3BU.

The closing date for receipt of applications is noon on Monday 18th October 2021 and it is the intention to hold interviews during the following week.

Job Description

Application Form

 

CHEF DE PARTIE (casual)

Christ’s College requires a qualified Chef de Partie to join the busy Kitchen team on a zero-hours contract.

The kitchen operation provides a comprehensive catering service including formal dinners and functions, catering for conferences and events and providing year-round meals for Fellows, students and staff.  The College has a modern, well-equipped kitchen and requires a self-motivated, enthusiastic chef who is willing to learn and who works well as part of a team. 

The salary for this post is between points 24 - 28 on the University’s single pay spine, which currently equates to £11.44 an hour - £12.69 an hour.  Other benefits include membership of a contributory pension scheme, use of fitness suite, and free meals in College when on shift.

An application form and job description, including person specification, are available to download below.  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 jobs@christs.cam.ac.uk  or by post addressed to Thorunn Byrne, HR Manager, Christ’s College, St Andrew’s Street, Cambridge CB2 3BU.I

There is no specified closing date for the role; applicants will be assessed for suitability as they apply.

Job Description

Application Form

 

CONFERENCING AND EVENTS COORDINATOR

Permanent, full time

£23,287-£30497 per annum

Christ’s College wishes to appoint a Conferencing and Events Coordinator.

Supporting the Conference and Events Manager, the successful candidate will help in developing the conference and events business at the College.  The role is to ensure the smooth running and effective delivery of the College’s Conference and Events function through efficient organisation and liaison with internal departments.

The successful candidate will possess good IT and administrative skills, be able to work well on their own initiative and as part of a team, and ideally have some previous experience either in a busy administrative environment or in a customer service based sector.  Knowledge of computerised property management systems is desirable, but not essential as training will be given.

This is a full time, permanent post and the salary is based on points 29-38 on the University single pay spine which currently is £23,487-£30,497. Other benefits include 36 days’ holiday pa (inclusive of bank holidays); membership of the College pension scheme and free lunches in College.

In order to apply please submit a completed application form with covering letter outlining your suitability for the post by the closing date below.

An application form and job description, including person specification, are available to download below.  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 jobs@christs.cam.ac.uk  or by post addressed to Thorunn Byrne, HR Manager, Christ’s College, St Andrew’s Street, Cambridge CB2 3BU.

The closing date for receipt of applications is noon on Monday 25th October 2021 and it is the intention to hold interviews during the following week.

Application Form

Job Description

Christ’s College is an equal opportunities employer

 

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