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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 employed by the College, are offered a range of benefits which include:

    • 25 days annual leave plus public holidays
    • contributory pension scheme
    • death in service benefit
    • discretionary annual bonus scheme
    • subsidised gym facilities
    • cycle scheme
    • 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 subsequent 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.  An Application form can be downloaded here.

    Current vacancies

    Senior Tutor

    Murray Edwards College is looking to appoint a Senior Tutor.  The starting date is negotiable but it is hoped that the successful candidate is in place by 31 March 2020.

    Murray Edwards College is committed to academic excellence across the disciplines for women from all backgrounds.  As well as providing a world class education as part of Cambridge University, the College seeks to encourage women’s aspirations and development, for example through our Gateway Programme.  

    The Senior Tutor is responsible for undergraduate and graduate learning, for overseeing the management and delivery of all College teaching, and for the support and guidance of Directors of Studies and Tutors.  As an academic leader, the Senior Tutor is a strong and credible advocate for the College within relevant intercollegiate and University forums.  The successful candidate will work, with others, to continue to develop the College as a community based on respect, dignity and fairness.

    Applications are invited from suitably qualified individuals with relevant experience.  Salary for the role is £59,828 to £69,331 dependent on skills, qualifications and experience.  The role is full time, although the College would consider candidates who wish to fulfil this role on a 75% part-time basis in order to continue their research.

    To apply, please send an application, a CV and the names of three referees (one of which is current employer) to

    Informal enquiries regarding the role can be made to the current Senior Tutor, Dr Kate Peters –

    Deadline for applications is 9am on Monday 21 October 2019.

    Further Particulars



    Kitchen Porter 

    We are seeking a Kitchen Porter to join our experienced and friendly catering team.  

    Working under the direction of the Head Chef, the Kitchen Porter is primarily responsible for the day-to-day cleaning of the main Kitchen production and service equipment and the cleaning of the Kitchen and Servery areas.  

    While some experience in a similar role would be advantageous, full training will be provided as well as manual handling instructions / Safe Working Practice / H.C.C.P / C.O.S.H.H. We are seeking someone with high standards of order and hygiene, who works with efficiency and as a team player.

    Murray Edwards College provides a modern and friendly working environment.  We also provide lunch when the kitchens are open, on-site parking, an annual bonus scheme, a contributory pension scheme and death in service benefits, plus subsidised gym membership and cycle scheme.

    Salary £17,550pa for this full-time position.

    To apply please send a completed application form and covering letter to the HR Manager via email to or by post to, Murray Edwards College, Huntingdon Road, Cambridge CB3 0DF.