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Vacancies

Please take a look at our academic and non-academic vacancies below.


Academic vacancies are administered by the Master's office. All academic vacancies are advertised in the Cambridge Reporter and the Oxford University Gazette, and on various websites.

Non-academic vacancies are administered by the Bursar's office. All non-academic vacancies are advertised on the University Job Opportunities page and other recruitment websites as appropriate.

Fitzwilliam College values diversity and is committed to equal opportunities in the recruitment of its Fellows, students and staff.

There are no non-academic vacancies at the present time.


Fitzwilliam College Staff Benefits Summary

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Isaac Newton Trust Teaching Associate and Bye-Fellow in English

Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge invites applications for a one-year fixed-term post as Isaac Newton Trust Teaching Associate in English with effect from 1 October 2020. The successful candidate will be required to provide 200 hours of small-group teaching for undergraduates studying for the English Tripos (across 23 teaching weeks) and to take the role of Director of Studies for some or all of the College’s undergraduate students of English, participating in admissions, outreach and enrichment activities. Preference will be given to applicants able to teach the Tragedy paper and other papers related to the Renaissance period (Shakespeare, English Literature 1500-1700, Early Modern Drama, Material Renaissance).

Candidates must have, or expect to obtain by the time they take up the post, a relevant post-graduate (PhD or equivalent) qualification. Substantial relevant teaching experience is essential, as are the organisational and interpersonal skills required to offer academic guidance and support to undergraduates.

A stipend of £21,236 to £24,109 (subject to the expected 2020 cost-of-living adjustment) will be paid for the 12-month fixed term, including a supplement for the role of Director of Studies. The stipend will be pensionable under USS.

The closing date for applications and references is 12 noon on Friday 19 June 2020. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to submit a sample of written work (7,000-10,000 words) by 26 June, and invited for interview in the following week. Candidates should ask two referees to send their references to the Master (email the Master's Assistant) by the closing date, without waiting for a formal invitation from the College. Queries about the application process should be directed to the Master’s Assistant Alice Bevington.

Further particulars and details of the application process.

Anyone wishing to discuss the position informally is welcome to contact Dr Hero Chalmers, College Lecturer in English (whose sabbatical leave it is designed to cover).

Fitzwilliam College values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity. Applications are welcome from everyone irrespective of age, disability, gender, gender reassignment, pregnancy, maternity/paternity, marital status or civil partnership, race, national original, sexual orientation or any other protected characteristic.

Fitzwilliam College has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.


Batista i Roca Fellowship in Catalan Studies

Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge, invites applications for a Research and Teaching Fellowship, to be held for the academical year 2020-2021 with possible renewal for two further years. The successful candidate, of post-doctoral level or similar, will carry out a programme of research in the field of modern Catalan Culture or Language. The Fellowship will also involve a combined teaching load, to all levels of Catalan and Spanish language, of some 12-14 weekly hours during the twenty Cambridge teaching weeks. Experience in all relevant areas of teaching is highly desirable. Expertise in distance learning and digital technology is also highly important.

The Fellowship is co-sponsored by the Institut Ramon Llull (a public organization that promotes Catalan language and culture internationally, and Catalan language studies at universities abroad). The stipend is currently set at £19,612 (£21,236 for candidates with a PhD). The Batista i Roca Fellow receives free residence in a bedsitter in College (or a living-out allowance, currently set at £3,469 p.a.), free meals on high table when the kitchens are open, and other benefits associated with a Fellowship at Fitzwilliam College. Further details about the College are available at www.fitz.cam.ac.uk.

Applicants should send by email attachment to both the Master’s Assistant at Fitzwilliam College (masters.assistant@fitz.cam.ac.uk) and also to the Institut Ramon Llull (seleccioprofessorat@llull.cat), the following documents: a specimen unit of teaching of some aspect of the Catalan language relevant to the beginners’ course; and, in both English and Catalan, a copy of their curriculum vitae together with a detailed statement of their research proposal (not exceeding 1,000 words). They should also ask three referees to ensure that their references reach the Master’s Assistant and the Institut Ramon Llull before the closing date. Selected candidates will be called for interview, via Skype, Zoom or similar, at a mutually convenient date towards the end of June/ beginning of July. Candidates will be required to demonstrate a knowledge of Catalan, English and Spanish at native or near native level.

The closing date for applications and references is Monday 22 June 2020. Queries about the application process should be directed to the Master’s Assistant, Alice Bevington (masters.assistant@fitz.cam.ac.uk).

Further particulars and details of the application process.

Anyone wishing to discuss the position informally is welcome to contact Professor Dominic Keown (dk209@cam.ac.uk).

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