We have vacancies for two Junior Research Fellows, a Head Porter and a Kitchen Porter; please see below for full details.

Head Porter

We are seeking an experienced and self-motivated Manager to lead our team of Porters and receptionists at our Porters Lodge.

The smooth operation of Porters Lodge is vital to the effective running of the College. It serves as the 'hub' of the College with staff, students and visitors looking to Porters Lodge for assistance, information and direction on a wide range of College activities and procedures. It is a busy area and its staff undertake a range of duties from the sorting and distribution of incoming and outgoing mail to the efficient and customer focused reception of College visitors and conference delegates. Alongside this is the important security role, maintaining and reporting first line student discipline, fire safety, and setting up of some College rooms. As the College 'Front of House', Porters Lodge also has a key role to play in the image the College projects to visitors and the general public. 

This is a highly responsible and demanding position and so you must be able to demonstrate a wealth of management experience within a similar environment. You should also have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, an attention to detail and the ability to work effectively and comfortably with a diverse range of people.

In return we offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes a defined contribution pension scheme, free parking, free meals on duty and an excellent working environment.

For more details please see the Further Particulars. To apply please complete the College Application Form and Equal Opportunities Form and return them to the Personnel Department at or by post to Amanda Drummond, Personnel Officer, Homerton College, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PH. If you have any queries please contact the Personnel Department at or 01223 747041.

The closing date is midday on Monday 24th November 2014.

No agencies please.


Temporary Kitchen Porter

37 hours per week.  Shift pattern includes mornings, evenings and weekends.  No split shifts.

A Kitchen Porter is needed to work within a small team in our Catering Department. This is a temporary vacancy expected to last from January to the end of March 2015 in the first instance. Duties include operating the automatic dishwashers, putting food deliveries away, preparation of vegetables and general cleaning duties within the Kitchens, Great Hall and Buttery areas (including floors and kitchen equipment).

You should be enthusiastic and hard working.  Some experience of this type of work would be useful but full training will be given.

For full details of the role please see our Further Particulars. To apply, please complete the College Application Form and Equal Opportunities Form and return to the Personnel Department at or by post to The Personnel Officer, Homerton College, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PH.

Closing date for applications is midday Monday 1st December 2014.    

No agencies please.


Junior Research Fellowships in Population Health in conjunction with the Department of Public Health and Primary Care, School of Clinical Medicine, University of Cambridge

We seek to appoint two new four-year Research Fellowships for early career postdoctoral researchers working in the field of population health, with a focus on:

  • International Population Health / Epidemiology, or
  • Human Genomics, or
  • Data Science ("big data") for Population Health

For full details of the role and application information please see the Further Particulars. Please note that applications should be submitted to:

The deadline for applications is Monday 1st December 2014 at midday. Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed on Monday 15th December 2014.