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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:

    • 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 subsequent General Data Protection Regulation. Please click to view a copy of the College's Privacy Statement for Job Applicants.

     

    Applications

    Unless otherwise 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, unless otherwise stated.  An Application form can be downloaded here.
     
     

    Current vacancies

     

    Admissions Tutor

    Murray Edwards College invites applications for the position of Admissions Tutor to take up the post on 1 September 2019.    

    Along with the Senior Tutor, the Admissions Tutor is responsible for all aspects of the College’s admissions procedures and recruitment, widening participation and outreach activities, as detailed in the job description. This is a crucial position within the College, and the successful applicant will be expected to be able to maintain and develop innovative and effective procedures whilst also leading on the College’s strategies on recruitment and widening participation.

    Salary: point 51 and  point 53 of the University’s salary scale (£43,267 to £45,892) depending on experience.

    Further Particulars

    Applications, including a covering letter detailing interest and plans for the post and a curriculum vitae should reach the College Administrator (Ms Sarah Greaves - skg22@cam.ac.uk) by noon on Friday 31 May 2019; 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 – mkp30@cam.ac.uk).  No application form is required

    Interviews will be held on Tuesday 11 June 2019

     

    Fixed Term (four years) College Lectureship and Fellowship in Geography (25% Full Time Equivalent)

    Murray Edwards College invites applications for a fixed-term (four years) College Lectureship in Geography from 1 September 2019.  The person appointed will be elected to an Official Fellowship for this period.   

    The post holder will be expected to supervise for three hours a week for the twenty teaching weeks of the academic year.  In addition, they will direct studies for students taking Geography in Murray Edwards College, for which there is separate remuneration.  The appointment will be made within the range determined by Spine Point 47 and Spine Point 49 of the University scale (currently £38,460 to £40,762) depending on experience, and paid pro rata.

    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 17 May 2019; 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 (mkp30@cam.ac.uk).  No application form is required.

    Interviews will be held on Tuesday 4 June 2019

     

    Temporary (Nine Month) College Lectureship and Fellowship in Social Anthropology

    Murray Edwards College invites applications for a temporary (nine month) College Lectureship in Social Anthropology from 1 October 2019 to 30 June 2020, made possible through an award made by the Newton Trust CTO research leave fund. The person appointed will be elected to an Official Fellowship for this period.   

    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 Part II students taking any Social Anthropology or Sociology tracks at Murray Edwards College, for which there is separate remuneration.  The post-holder will play a major role in the Admissions process and will help organise the successful HSPS reading group in College.  

    The successful applicant will have completed (or be close to completing) a PhD in Social Anthropology.  Experience of University teaching is highly desirable. This position would suit an early-career academic: a suitable mentor will be appointed within the HSPS Faculty, and the post-holder will be expected to engage in research.  The stipend for the nine-month period will be £18,500. 

    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 17 May 2019; 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 (mkp30@cam.ac.uk).  No application form is required.

    Interviews will be held on Wednesday 5 June 2019

     

    IT Support Officer

    Murray Edwards College and Lucy Cavendish College are jointly seeking an IT Support Officer as part of a new collaboration to align the IT service and support in both Colleges. This is an exciting new role and a significant part of the ongoing IT collaboration across the two Colleges. 

    The jobholder will be responsible for the day to day operations of IT services at both Colleges and for supporting the infrastructure and network that underpin those services. As a joint role, the post will report to the IT Director at Lucy Cavendish College and the IT Manager at Murray Edwards College.

    The ideal candidate will have relevant experience of assisting in the support of servers (virtual & physical), storage, disaster recovery, applications support and networks. Excellent organisational and communication skills are a fundamental requirement, with experience of Cambridge University IT considered desirable whilst not essential.  

    The jobholder will be employed jointly by the two Colleges, and will work for each College for an agreed split of the contracted working time.  This is a full-time role (FTE is 37.5 hours per week), to be divided between the two Colleges according to an agreed timetable. 

    Salary for the role is up to £35,000pa depending on skills and experience brought to the role. The position offers 33 days annual leave (including public holidays), enrolment into a contributory Group Personal Pension scheme, provision of lunch when kitchens are open, a cycle scheme and on-site gym, as well as car parking subject to availability. 

    Applications should be e-mailed to hr@murrayedwards.cam.ac.uk by CoB on Mon 3rd June 2019. Interviews will take place on Monday 10th June and candidates will be notified as soon after the closing date as possible if they are being interviewed.  

     

    Cleaner (casual, for summer priod)

    Murray Edwards College - a friendly, modern college offering a wide range of staff benefits and a pleasant working environment.- is looking for a Cleaner to work on a casual basis over the summer period  to assist with daily servicing of rooms, including changing and making beds, cleaning rooms and other areas, as well as spring cleaning of rooms and other College areas when students vacate rooms.

    The role pays £9.00 per hour, plus holiday pay.

    Applications should be e-mailed to hr@murrayedwards.cam.ac.uk or can be submitted in hard copy by post to the HR Manager, Murray Edwards College, Huntingdon Road, Cambridge CB3 ODF by 31 May 2019.

     

    Casual Porter

    Murray Edwards is a friendly, modern college and its Porters play a vital role, supporting students, staff and members of the public through their work. 

    We are seeking a Casual Porter to join the team and provide occasional cover for periods of holiday or sickness. Hours will be ad hoc as required, based on a 24/7 shift pattern. 

    The role involves reception work, security, distributing mail, and cash sales.  Good communication skills, integrity and the ability to deal with emergencies are essential requirements.  

    Shifts to be discussed at interview. There is the option of working nights only, or of working a variety of the set Lodge shifts.

    Salary rate is £10.00 per hour (plus holiday pay)

    Completed applications should be e-mailed to hr@murrayedwards.cam.ac.uk or delivered to HR, Murray Edwards College, Huntingdon Road, Cambridge CB3 ODF