Academic Vacancies


Stipend:  £24,771 (with a PhD); £20,275 (without a PhD)

The College invites applications for a Stipendiary Junior Research Fellowship open to those whose research is principally in one of the following subject areas: Anglo-Saxon Norse & Celtic; Architecture; Classics; Education; Geography; History; History of Art; Land Economy; Law; Linguistics; Politics & International Studies (POLIS).  The Fellowship is tenable for four years, normally from not later than 1st October 2020, and is not renewable.  Open to candiates 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 2019.

Applications and referees' reports must be submitted through the web site and received by the College by12:00 noon on Thursday 24th October 2019.  Selcted candidates will be invited to the College for interview on or around Tuesday 14th January 2020.

Click here for the application web site which will give further information. (Queries should be directed to, as stated on the application web site.)


Assistant Staff Vacancies


Full time, permanent post

Salary range £19,730 - £22,017


Applications are invited for the full-time, permanent post of Senior Library Assistant in the Library at Christ’s College, Cambridge.  The Senior Library Assistant plays a key role as part of a small team in delivering Library services to College members and external researchers.

This post would suit a team player with excellent customer service skills and the ability to work effectively and efficiently with a wide range of library users. The successful candidate will have the proven ability to catalogue modern printed books using AACR2, RDA, MARC21 and LCSH and of maintaining patron records within a library management system (the College uses Alma and training can be given). Some experience of the administration of a printed journals collection and an interest in working with special collections are advantages.

Working 36.25 hours per week with some flexibility required, the salary for the post is £19,730 - £22,017 pa, which equates to points 24 to 28 on the University of Cambridge single salary spine. Incremental progression through the range is discretionary.  Other benefits include 36 days annual leave (inclusive of public holidays), membership of a contributory pension scheme and free lunches when on duty.

An application form, job description and person specification are available by clicking on the link below.  

Senior Library Assistant JD - June 19.pdf


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 Assistant to the HR Manager, Christ’s College, St Andrew’s Street, Cambridge CB2 3BU.

Application Form.docx


The closing date for receipt of applications is noon on Tuesday 27th August 2019 and it is expected that interviews will be held on Thursday 5th September 2019.




Full time, permanent post

£22,659 to £25,482 per annum plus benefits



Christ’s College is seeking to recruit a full time, permanent post of Development Assistant to support the work of the Development team and to manage the department’s database.  The Development team is responsible for fundraising and alumni relations for the College and this post represents an exciting opportunity to be involved in all areas of the Office’s activities.


The salary for this post is within the range of points 29-33 on the University’s single salary spine, currently £22,659 - £25,482 pa.  Benefits include 36 days’ holiday pa (inclusive of bank holidays); membership of a contributory pension scheme and free lunches in College when on duty.


Educated to degree level or equivalent with relevant experience, the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a keen interest in working in fundraising, marketing or events management; possess excellent communication skills and be proficient in the use of the Microsoft Office suite and computerised database systems.  Experience of the Raiser’s Edge system will be an advantage.  


A job description and person specification is available below 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 Assistant to the HR Manager,  Christ’s College, St Andrew’s Street, Cambridge CB2 3BU.  The closing date is 12 noon on Monday 2nd September 2019, with interviews planned to take place during the following week, commencing Monday 9th September 2019.


Application Form.docx


Job Description





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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