Job Vacancies


Senior Tutor

Applications are invited for the post of Senior Tutor for Pembroke College, Cambridge, from 1st September 2016.

We are seeking a Senior Tutor who will be one of the most senior Members of the College, and who will wish to make a significant and lasting contribution to the academic, educational and collegiate life of Pembroke. The Senior Tutor will be responsible for overseeing the strategic planning and practical operation of the College’s academic activities. They will have overall responsibility for undergraduate admissions, graduate recruitment, tutorial oversight, pastoral care and support for students. They will also wish to have an active involvement in the broader life of the College.

We envisage the post being held by someone who will devote at least 70-75% of their time to the Senior Tutor role. A wish to maintain 25-30% of time for teaching or research will be welcomed, though we will also consider applications from those who might wish to take on the role as a full-time opportunity. Remuneration will be discussed as appropriate with the successful applicant, but will be at a point on the readership or professorial scale. The successful candidate will be elected to a Fellowship; and the College has a generous housing scheme to help with accommodation.

Further particulars are available here. The closing date for applications will be noon on 15th December.

Pastry Chef

We require a dedicated, flexible and hard working individual to join our catering team. Preference is given to those with prior College experience or 4/5-star Hotel or Rosette restaurant experience in a similar role. The candidate should possess an excellent knowledge of modern pastry techniques and be capable of producing food to rosette standard.

Able to work in a team, you will have a professional attitude and take great pride in your work. You will be expected to train and develop an assistant chef to work opposite you, contribute to menu development and assist the Head Chef.

The College offers good rates of pay, flexible shifts to include occasional split shifts as well as straight shifts, alternate weekend working, a NOW Pension scheme which is a Defined Contribution Scheme, a subsidised health care scheme, generous holidays and free meals on duty.

A job description for the role can be found here.

Salary for this role is £20k to £24K depending on experience

To apply: Please complete the application form and Equal Opportunities form. Completed application forms together with a covering letter and current CV can be e-mailed to or alternatively post to The HR Office, Pembroke College, Cambridge, CB2 1RF

Closing date for applications: 12 noon, Friday 4 December 2015


Rare Books Cataloguer

To work in 2016 and 2017

Pembroke College, Peterhouse, and Trinity Hall offer work amounting in total to up to on average 35 hours a week for a suitably qualified rare books cataloguer. The person chosen will be offered work across the three Colleges, each of which has projects to catalogue early printed books.

Days and hours of work are negotiable, but will need to fit in with the library hours of the three Colleges involved (normally Monday-Friday, 9 am – 5pm). Payment is available in a range between £13.50 and £15 per hour, depending on qualifications and experience. Trinity Hall is offering a fixed term part-time contract ; Pembroke and Peterhouse offer their work on a strictly casual basis.

The cataloguer will be required to create high-quality online catalogue records for printed books in the Colleges’ special collections to DCRMB, AACR2, MARC21 and LCSH standards. Further duties are outlined in the particulars provided by each College, which are available on their respective websites.

A job description for the role can be found here.

Applicants must be educated to degree level (or equivalent), have excellent IT skills and have experience of cataloguing special collections. Knowledge of Latin would be an advantage.

To apply, please send a completed application form and a full CV to Pat Aske ( Requests for further information should be directed to the same address.

Closing date: 9 December 2015
Interview date: 18 December 2015


Pembroke College is an equal opportunities employer and values diversity

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