Job vacancies

Non-Stipendiary Junior Research Fellowships

King's College wishes to appoint, with effect from 1 October 2015, one or more Non-Stipendiary Junior Research Fellows in any area of the Physical or Chemical Sciences, Mathematics or Engineering.

The main function of our Non-Stipendiary Fellowships is to offer researchers who have already secured external funding at Cambridge University the chance to participate in College life and enjoy the benefits of a College Fellowship. Applicants must therefore have external funding support for their salary for at least two years from 1 October 2015.

The closing date for the competition is 9am on Thursday 30 April 2015. Full details, including the method of application, are given on the Junior Research Fellowships page.

Chaplain

King's College, Cambridge seeks to appoint an Anglican priest as Chaplain to take up duties in September 2015. The post will be for a fixed term of four years.

The post of Chaplain goes back to the foundation of the College and is today understood to be integral to the life, ethos and health of the community.

We seek someone who is focused on the flourishing of others and who will enjoy contributing to the welfare and wellbeing of many. As well as a major role in the life of the Chapel itself, the Chaplain will, with the Dean, work sensitively and collaboratively to enhance the relationship between the Chapel and the rest of the College.

The College is making no assumptions about the amount or kind of ministerial experience candidates will bring, but seeks rather a priest who, as well as having been educated to degree level or above, has learnt from life, and developed the qualities of character that will allow him or her to thrive here and to make a real and distinctive contribution to the College and its Chapel during the tenure of the post.

Applications should be submitted electronically to or by post to the Personnel Manager, King’s College, Cambridge CB2 1ST and should arrive on or before Monday 13 April 2015.

Interviews will be held on the afternoon of 27 April and the morning of 28 April (accommodation will be provided in College).

The appointment requires an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Dean's PA

Department: Chapel

Responsible to: The Dean

Responsible for: Providing the Dean with the administrative and secretarial support needed to oversee the whole life of the Chapel and to ensure that it is properly integrated into the life of the College.

Salary: £28,495.80

Contract type: Permanent, full-time (37.5 hours per week, working Mondays to Fridays)

Person specification: At least three years’ experience within a secretarial role. Some experience as a senior administrator. Educated to at least A level standard. Good interpersonal skills. Excellent organisational skills. Tact and discretion. The ability to write and speak clearly and concisely. A full range of secretarial and office skills, including computer keyboard skills (familiarity with Word, Excel and the World Wide Web). The ability to work collaboratively. The ability to be patient, assertive and diplomatic. Able to make good decisions on own initiative and to know when to ask for advice. Able to cope calmly with a demanding workload and to meet deadlines.

Other details

  • Car parking (when available)
  • Meals on duty
  • Pension

Application process: Applications should be made on the form provided below, including salary history and reasons for leaving jobs. You should include under 'general comments' examples of relevant tasks in previous roles, showing how you meet the Person specification. Completion of the Equal Opportunities form is optional.

Applications should be submitted to arrive before 9am on Friday 17 April 2015 and may be submitted electronically to jobs@kings.cam.ac.uk.

Interviews will be held during the afternoon of Thursday 23 April 2015.

Gardener

Department: Gardens

Responsible to: Senior Groundsman and Senior Horticulturalist

Responsible for: Carrying out the highest possible standard of gardening and horticultural work to the College grounds.

Salary: £17,230.97

Contract type: Permanent, full-time (37.5 hours per week, working Mondays to Fridays)

Person specification: Good horticultural and plant knowledge gained through apprenticeship or NVQ. Conscientious, hardworking and reliable. Committed to producing work of a high standard. A capable individual, able to work across all College sites. An ability to work as part of a team and with a minimum of supervision. Knowledge of planting and cultivation procedures required for shrubs and flowering plants. Knowledge of First Aid desirable, although training will be given. Wide experience of operating and maintaining garden machinery. Familiarity with the thorough operation of Health and Safety in the Workplace regulations is desirable, although training will be given.

Other details

  • Car parking (when available)
  • Meals on duty
  • Uniform provided
  • Pension scheme

Application process: Applications should be made on the form provided below, including salary history and reasons for leaving jobs. You should include under 'general comments' examples of relevant tasks in previous roles, showing how you meet the Person specification. Completion of the Equal Opportunities form is optional.

Applications should be submitted to arrive on or before Monday 23 March 2015 and may be submitted electronically to jobs@kings.cam.ac.uk.