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Homerton is a friendly, modern college and offers a very pleasant working environment and a generous benefit package. For all college positions we offer an excellent remuneration package which includes:

  • a very generous defined benefit pension scheme (your pension payment and lump-sum on retirement is predetermined by a formula based on your earnings history, tenure of service and age, rather than depending directly on investment returns). Monthly employer contributions are currently 18.2%

  • a great working environment

  • free on-site parking

  • meals on duty

  • subsidised access to our College gym

Homerton is an equal opportunities employer.

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Deputy Librarian (maternity cover)

37 hours per week, until the end of March 2019 or the return of the post holder.

Salary: up to £26242 pro rata depending on qualifications and experience

The post covers a range of duties and is vital to the smooth and efficient operation of the Library, delivering a service to 1000+ students. In particular, you will be responsible for

  • maintaining the children’s literature collection of the Library (c10,000 items)
  • the social media output of the Library.
  • the creation of marketing materials and documentation for the Library, as well as managing the journals subscriptions.
  • the day-to-day management of the casual student helpers employed by the Library, recruiting and then monitoring their work and training.
  • deputising for the Librarian for two days a week.

General library duties also form part of the role, with returns, labelling, processing, chasing overdues etc. being important occasional duties.

As this is a front desk of the Library customer-facing role you will be the welcoming face of the Library, so good interpersonal skills are essential.  You will also need to have a knowledge and enthusiasm for children’s literature and marketing.  Previous experience in producing marketing materials and using social media in a similar context would be advantageous, as would previous management experience.

Job Description

Application Form

Equal Opportunities Form (optional)

All applications should be sent to Amanda Drummond, Personnel Manager, Homerton College, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PH or to

Closing Date for applications is 5pm on Monday 29th October 2018.

It is envisaged that interviews will take place week commencing 5th November 2018.

Informal enquiries may be directed to the Librarian, Rosie Austin, on

Junior Research Fellowships 2019

Homerton College invites applications for one or more Junior Research Fellowships (stipendiary or non-stipendiary).  Applications may be made in the fields of:

  • Economics (Econometrics / Applied Econometrics)
  • Modern German History (post-1871)

Candidates may be graduates of any University and will have completed or be about to complete a PhD.  There is no age limit for eligibility, but the College will not normally appoint Junior Research Fellows who are more than three years beyond the award of a doctorate.  A Junior Research Fellowship is tenable for four years with effect from 1st October 2019.

The closing date for applications is Friday 19 October 2018, at noon.

Further particulars

Please go to for information about how to apply online.

Application/administrative enquiries to: Ms Amanda Drummond, Personnel Manager on 01223 747180 or Academic enquiries to Dr Bill Foster, Vice-Chair of the JRF Search Committee,