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University of Cambridge

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    We are a vibrant and ambitious College, committed to the highest standards of education for young women of all backgrounds. For staff, Murray Edwards is a friendly, modern college and offers a wide range of benefits and a pleasant working environment. We hold in high esteem the qualities in our staff of Respect, Courtesy, Courage, Collaboration and Good-humoured communication. Staff and Fellows are offered a range of benefits which include:

    • contributory auto-enrolment pension scheme
    • 25 days annual leave plus public holidays
    • discretionary annual bonus scheme
    • subsidised gym facilities
    • cycle scheme
    • childcare vouchers
    • on-site parking
    • lunch, provided every day that the kitchens are open.

    Murray Edwards College is an equal opportunities employer and abides by the privacy rules as set out in the Data Protection Act 1998 and subsequt General Data Protection Regulation. Please click to view a copy of the College's Privacy Statement for Job Applicants. 



    Unless otherwise specified, all applications should be completed and sent to the HR Manager by email: or by post to HR Manager, Murray Edwards College, Huntingdon Road, Cambridge CB3 ODF. Applications should be accompanied by a brief covering letter and a completed media and equal opportunities form, unless otherwise stated.

    Current vacancies

    Senior Tutor

    Salary range: £59,828 - £69,331pa depending on skills (noting that salary will be pro-rata where postholder fulfils role on 75% FTE basis).

    Murray Edwards College wishes to appoint an outstanding individual to the post of Senior Tutor, to oversee the management and delivery of its academic and pastoral provision for undergraduate and postgraduate students, and to take a leading role in continuing to define its academic environment. This is an exciting opportunity for an academic (from any discipline) who combines vision with high levels of interpersonal and organisational skills to make a major contribution to the continued development of the College, and the College would be supportive of candidates who wish to fulfil this role on a full-time or 75% part-time basis in order to continue their research.

    The Senior Tutor is responsible for the environment of the College as a place of excellence for undergraduate and graduate learning, for overseeing the management and delivery of all College teaching as well as pastoral support for students, and for the support and guidance of Directors of Studies and Tutors. S/he is expected to review the academic needs and performance of the College and to lead its development as a centre of academic excellence across all disciplines. As an academic leader, the Senior Tutor needs to be a strong and credible advocate for the College within relevant intercollegiate and University fora and is expected to bring impartial analysis to all College and University academic matters, as well as demonstrate significant managerial and organisational skills.

    A full job description for the role can be viewed here.

    Applications should comprise a CV and covering letter outlining experience and suitability for the role and should be e-mailed to the College Administrator Ms Sarah Greaves, at Please include the names of 3 referees, including whether they can be contacted in advance of an interview.

    Closing date for applications is 12 noon on 11 January 2019. Interviews will be held at Murray Edwards College on Tuesday 29 January 2019.



    Murray Edwards College is seeking permanent, part-time Cleaners to join its friendly Housekeeping team. Murray Edwards is a friendly, modern college and offers a pleasant working environment for its staff, and an environment of ‘Home from Home’ for its students.

    The Cleaner role is for 4 hours each day, 5 days per week, involving routine cleaning duties including the cleaning of student staircases, student houses and other College accommodation, as well as a chamber maid service for residential conferences.

    Salary: £9,100pa pro-rata for 20 hours per week (£8.75 per hour).

    Please send a complete Application form together with a covering letter detailing the reason for your interest in this role and a completed media and equal opportunities form, to or by post to HR Manager, Murray Edwards College, Huntingdon Road, Cambridge CB3 ODF.