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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 in the advert, 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

    Fixed Term (three years) College Lectureship and Fellowship in Spanish; in association with Peterhouse

    Murray Edwards College invites applications for a fixed-term (three years) College Lectureship in Spanish from 1 September 2020.  This post will be in association with Peterhouse.  The person appointed will be elected to an Official Fellowship of Murray Edwards College for this period.

    The post holder will be expected to supervise for 180 hours per academic year; 120 hours for Murray Edwards College and 60 hours for Peterhouse.  In addition, they will participate in the admissions process and Direction of Studies at both Colleges.  Separate payment will be made for some of these duties in accordance with the normal terms and conditions applicable to College Teaching Officers at each College.

    The appointment will be made at Spine Point 42 of the University scale (currently £33,797).

    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 – by noon on Friday 3 January 2020.   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 Kate Peters –