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    Conferencing staff at a formal event in the Dome

    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:

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

    Murray Edwards College is an equal opportunities employer

     

    Applications

    Unless specified, all Applications should be completed and sent to the HR Manager by email: hr@murrayedwards.cam.ac.uk 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.
     
     

    Current vacancies

    Fixed Term College Lectureship and Fellowship in Economics

    Held in association with research post in the Faculty of Economics

    Murray Edwards College invites applications for a fixed-term (three years) College Lectureship in Economics from 1 September 2017.  The person appointed will be elected to an Official Fellowship for this period.   This post will be held in association with a Research Associate post in the Faculty of Economics.  The post is for three years in the first instance, but there may be the possibility for renewal.

    The post holder will be expected to supervise for six hours a week for the twenty teaching weeks of the academic year.  In addition, they will direct studies for students taking Economics in Murray Edwards College, for which there is separate remuneration.  Within the Faculty, the post holder will be expected to continue their own research.

    The position will suit an early-career academic; the appointment will be made within the range determined by Spine Point 47 and Spine Point 49 of the University scale (currently £37,075 to £39,324) depending on experience.

    Further Particulars

    Application letters including a curriculum vitae and statement outlining interest and plans for the position should reach the College Administrator (Ms Sarah Greaves - skg22@cam.ac.uk) by noon on Friday 9 June 2017; candidates should also arrange for three confidential references to reach the College Administrator by the same date.  Informal enquiries can be made to the Senior Tutor (Dr Juliet Foster - jlf1000@cam.ac.uk). 

     

    Postdoctoral Bye Fellowships

    Murray Edwards College seeks to appoint to Bye-Fellowships up to ten post-doctoral researchers.  Research can be in any field, but the College is looking for no more than five researchers in the Sciences discipline and five in the Arts/Humanities discipline.  Applicants should already hold a post in a Department, Faculty or affiliated institution of the University of Cambridge.  On the Arts/Humanities side, we particularly encourage applicants from the following fields: Public Policy, Development Studies, Gender Studies. 

    Bye-Fellows will be expected to supervise undergraduate students in their specialist field, and to play a part in the academic life of the College, for example, by participating in subject societies and attending termly graduate seminars. 

    Bye-Fellows are members of the Senior Common Room, and are entitled to two meals a week in College.  They also have access to shared teaching space.  They are paid at an enhanced rate (120%) for supervising members of the College. 

    Appointments are made for one-year in the first instance, but may be renewed on an annual basis for up to three years. 

    An application, comprising curriculum vitae, covering letter, and the names of two referees, should reach the College Administrator, Murray Edwards College, Cambridge, CB3 0DF (email skg22@cam.ac.uk) by noon on Friday 5 May 2017.  References will only be sought for short-listed applicants. 

     

    Management Accountant 

    The College is seeking to appoint a full-time, permanent Management Accountant to join the Accounts team. You will be responsible for the preparation of monthly management accounts and the quarterly VAT return for the College.  You will also have a key role liaising with Heads of Department to ensure they receive and understand financial information they require to run their departments’ budgets. The role also covers bank reconciliations and invoicing.  Working in a team of five, you will occasionally deputise for the Head of Finance. 

    An accountancy degree or a recognised accountancy qualification e.g. ACA, CIMA, ACCA or equivalent is desirable but not essential.  In addition to the key responsibilities, you will create good working relationships both with your team and the wider college and be able to effectively manage a varied workload.  Excellent IT skills are required including advanced Excel and you will be able to analyse and evaluation information to produce reports for the Head of Finance.

    The salary for this role will be at a fixed rate within the range of £27,000 - £32,000, dependent on skills, qualifications and experience.

    Applications can be accessed via the College’s website and should be e-mailed together with a covering letter and completed media and equal opportunities form to the HR Manager at hr@murrayedwards.cam.ac.uk

    The closing date is 12 May 2017 and interviews will be held short thereafter.

     

    Cleaner (Part-time)

    Murray Edwards College is seeking to appoint a permanent, part-time Cleaner to join its friendly Housekeeping team. The roles involves 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.

    Murray Edwards is a friendly, modern college and offers a wide range of staff benefits and a pleasant working environment.

    Salary: £8,580.27pa for 20 hours per week.. 

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

     

    Bar Supervisor

    We are seeking a Bar Supervisor to oversee the running of the student bar. The key responsibilities of this role include ensuring that the bar is run in line with hygiene and safety standards, undertaking training of bar staff, working with the JCR on bar events, cash handling and stock control.

    Previous experience of supervising a bar and bar staff is required, alongside knowledge of health, safety and hygiene standards and excellent customer service skills.

    Salary: to £19,000pa. 

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

     

    College Porter - Flexible Working hours

    Murray Edwards College requires a College Porter to work flexibly with its friendly team of Porters, to provide cover during staff absences, at busy times and during major events.

    Working an average 37.5 hour week, you will cover all the main duties and responsibilities of the College Porters including; receiving and dealing with all visitors to the College, assisting staff, students and visitors with enquiries, responsibility for receiving and distributing mail and responsibility for the security of the College premises and adjacent properties, including the monitoring of CCTV. First Aid training is required as is the ability to deal with fire safety emergencies.

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

    Salary £19,657pa (Band 7). Closing date for applications: 30 April 2017

     

    Casual Waiting Staff

    Murray Edwards College is seeking catering staff to work primarily weekday shifts in the catering team on a casual contract basis. The work involves

    • delivering excellent service to College members and conference guests.

    • waiting on tables for formal  College occasions and commercial functions

    • assisting with cashing up procedures as required in an accurate and timely manner

    Previous experience would be advantageous but not essential as full training will be given.

    Casual waiting staff are paid £8.25 / hour via the College’s payroll for hours worked.

    Please send a CV and e-mail or letter detailing your experience to date and the reason for your interest in this work to hr@murrayedwards.cam.ac.uk by post to HR Manager, Murray Edwards College, Huntingdon Road, Cambridge CB3 ODF.