Current Vacancies:

  • College Research Associates

  • College Porter

  • Domestic Assistants (2 Roles) 

  See details below:

College Research Associates 

Homerton College intends to appoint up to ten College Research Associates from 1 October 2015 or commencing later in the academic year 2015-16. Candidates must be of postdoctoral standing, and may be graduates of any university. They would normally hold awards made in a national or international competition for the purpose of conducting research in the University of Cambridge or at an associated research institution. There are no conditions of subject attached to these positions, but the successful applicants are likely to be within six years of having completed the requirements for the PhD (or equivalent) degree. Candidates will be selected by reference to their ability to contribute to the intellectual, educational, and social life of the College.

The appointment of College Research Associate will normally be co-terminous with the postdoctoral award in the University of Cambridge.  Various College benefits are offered including meals, though no stipend, college research allowance or honorarium will be payable, and no room or accommodation will be provided. The positions do not carry any teaching obligation, but involvement in College life is welcomed. Such involvement might, for example, take the form of outreach projects, mentoring students or teaching.

For an Application Form and Equal Opportunities form, please click on the relevant links.  Applications should also include:

                •              a curriculum vitae

                •              a 500-word statement of current research and future plans;

                •              a short statement providing the reasons for desiring a College connection including an indication of how the applicant would like to become involved in the College.

Applications should be submitted by email to the Vice-Principal, Dr William Foster, ( by 15th September 2015.

Applicants are further required to ensure that two references are submitted via email to arrive by the same date.  Referees will be senior members of the relevant Cambridge Department or Faculty, or scholars of equivalent seniority in other universities who are able to comment on the work of the applicant. Appointment to these positions will follow scrutiny by the Research Committee of the Homerton College Council. Interviews are not normally required but an invitation to interview may be extended at the discretion of the Research Committee. 

 College Porter

Homerton College sits on a 25 acre site with 660 student bedrooms plus offices, function rooms and a thriving purpose built conference facility.  As well as being the focal point for enquiries, both from within the College and external sources, you will also be expected to carry out a wide range of security, safety and administrative duties, including patrolling the site at regular intervals and generally ensuring the safe and efficient running of the College.  

You should be a reliable, committed team worker who enjoys the unexpected.  Your customer service and interpersonal skills should be of the highest standard and you must have good computer skills as you will be expected to use our computerised booking-in system. Some lifting and moving of furniture will also be required. 

This is a full time position based around a 24 hour shift pattern so you will be expected to do night work as part of this role.  The salary for this role is £20,197.

Click here for a full job description. To apply for this position please complete a College Application Form and Equal Opportunities Form. For further information contact the Personnel Department at or 01223 747041.  

Closing date for applications is midday on Wednesday 2nd September 2015.

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 9th September 2015. 

No agencies please.

Domestic Assistants - 2 positions

 First role: 20 hours working 7.30 am - 11.30 am. Salary  8521 ie pro rata of 15,765

Second role: 25 hours working 8.00 am - 1.00pm. Salary 10,652 ie pro rata of 15,765 

As a valued member of the Housekeeping Department you will be responsible for cleaning student rooms, including kitchens and bathrooms and other public areas of the college. As part of your role you will also have day to day contact with students, staff and visitors. You should be reliable and able to work efficiently and effectively on your own with minimum supervision. Some occasional weekend working will be required during busy periods. Full training will be provided although previous experience would be an advantage. On site car parking is also available.

Click here for a full job description. To apply, making it clear which position you are interested in,  complete a College Application Form and Equal Opportunities Form and send it:

 Via email:  To the Personnel Department at 

By post: To Amanda Drummond, Personnel Officer, Homerton College, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PH 

Closing Date for applications: Thursday 10th September 2015. 

If you have any queries please contact the Personnel Department at  or 01223 747041.  

The College pursues a policy of Equal Opportunities. 

No agencies please.