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Vacancies

Current opportunities at Hughes Hall

Managing Director, Cambridge Teacher Research Exchange (CamTREE)

Based in the Digital Education Futures Initiative at Hughes Hall’s Bridge for research and practice and working with leaders in the field, you and your small team will create and grow the CamTREE platform, its vibrant community, its research syntheses and publications. You will also develop and manage a network of international members, clients, partners, and stakeholders and secure the platform’s future through a dynamic and increasing range of cutting-edge publications, products and services.

The Managing Director will set up and lead an exciting, innovative new initiative comprising a global web platform, active education community, publisher of high-quality, ‘close to practice’ research conducted by educational practitioners themselves, training and support, and forge for policy-ideas. CamTREE is the first such initiative of its kind and aims to be world leading in improving practices and systems across all educational levels (early years to higher education).

Further information about this role can be found on the job description. To apply for this vacancy, please complete the application form and include a covering letter outlining how you meet the job description and person specification . All documentation should be emailed to hr@hughes.cam.ac.uk .

The College welcomes expressions of interest and applications from candidates from all communities and a diversity of backgrounds. You are encouraged to complete the College’s Equality and Diversity  form which should be emailed to hr@hughes.cam.ac.uk.

The closing date for applications is Midday GMT on 1 October 2021.

 

Post-Doctoral Research Associate: Cambridge Teacher Research Exchange (CamTREE)

Based in the Digital Education Futures Initiative at Hughes Hall’s Bridge for research and practice and working with leaders in the field,  you will support your managing director to create and grow the CamTREE platform, its vibrant community, its research syntheses and publications. You will also help to support a network of international CamTREE members and the development of a dynamic range of cutting-edge publications, products, and services.

You will play a pivotal role in supporting the creation of this exciting, innovative new initiative developing a global web platform that will be: an active education innovation community; a publisher of high-quality ‘close-to-practice’ research conducted by educational practitioners at all levels (early years to higher education); a provider of training and support; and a forge for policy-ideas. CamTREE is the first such initiative of its kind and aims to be world-leading in improving practices and systems across all forms of education.

Further information about this role can be found on the job description. To apply for this vacancy, please complete the application form and include a covering letter outlining how you meet the job description and person specification . All documentation should be emailed to hr@hughes.cam.ac.uk .

The College welcomes expressions of interest and applications from candidates from all communities and a diversity of backgrounds. You are encouraged to complete the College’s Equality and Diversity  form which should be emailed to hr@hughes.cam.ac.uk.

The closing date for applications is Midday GMT on 1 October 2021.

 

Senior Administrator: Cambridge Teacher Research Exchange (CamTREE)

Based in the Digital Education Futures Initiative at Hughes Hall’s Bridge for research and practice and working with leaders in the field, you will support your managing director to create and grow the CamTREE platform, its vibrant community, its research syntheses and publications. You will also help to support a network of international CamTREE members and the development of a dynamic range of cutting-edge publications, products and services.

You will play a pivotal role in supporting the creation of this exciting, innovative new initiative developing a global web platform that will comprise: an active education innovation community; a publisher of high-quality ‘close-to-practice’ research conducted by educational practitioners at all levels (early years to higher education); a provider of training and support; and a forge for policy-ideas. CamTREE is the first such initiative of its kind and aims to be world-leading in improving practices and systems across all forms of education.

Further information about this role can be found on the job description. To apply for this vacancy, please complete the application form and include a covering letter outlining how you meet the job description and person specification . All documentation should be emailed to hr@hughes.cam.ac.uk .

The College welcomes expressions of interest and applications from candidates from all communities and a diversity of backgrounds. You are encouraged to complete the College’s Equality and Diversity  form which should be emailed to hr@hughes.cam.ac.uk.

The closing date for applications is Midday GMT on 1 October 2021.

 

Centre Manager – Digital Education Futures Initiative (DEFI)

The Digital Education Futures Initiative (DEFI) is an exciting new Bridge centre that explores the field of possibilities that digital technology opens for education. DEFI has ambitious goals in its sights and within 4 years aims to become an Institute and to be a significant and respected voice helping shape the future of the Digital Education space.  Further information is available at: www.deficambridge.org.

DEFI needs an exceptional Manager to help map and guide its next steps.  This is an opportunity to shape the future of a young and dynamic organisation with big aspirations. DEFI intends to be a key player in the Digital Education world – a spokesperson, disseminator and advisor in and of the field.

Further information about this role can be found on the job description. To apply for this vacancy, please complete the application form and include a covering letter outlining how you meet the job description and person specification . All documentation should be emailed to hr@hughes.cam.ac.uk .

The College welcomes expressions of interest and applications from candidates from all communities and a diversity of backgrounds. You are encouraged to complete the College’s Equality and Diversity  form which should be emailed to hr@hughes.cam.ac.uk.

The closing date for applications is Midday GMT on 1 October 2021.

 

Research Associate (0.4FTE) for the Digital Education Futures Initiative (DEFI)

This is an exciting opportunity to play a key role in developing and supporting research and other activities related to the recently established Digital Education Futures Initiative (DEFI) in Cambridge. Building on the rich heritage of Hughes Hall as a centre for educational excellence, DEFI is an exciting new Bridge centre that explores the field of possibilities that digital technology opens for education. Working with partners in industry, policy, and practice as part of Hughes Hall’s ‘Research Bridge’, DEFI is both a centre for close-to-practice research and also an initiative to create a new Institute at Cambridge to serve as a global hub and thought-leader. Further information is available at: www.deficambridge.org.

As a result of early successes, DEFI is now able to recruit a Research Associate to support and drive forward DEFI’s research activities. This is a growing role requiring experience of using and applying knowledge of educational research and its potential impact in a dynamic new way.

Further information about this role can be found on the job description. To apply for this vacancy, please complete the application form and include a covering letter outlining how you meet the job description and person specification . All documentation should be emailed to hr@hughes.cam.ac.uk .

The College welcomes expressions of interest and applications from candidates from all communities and a diversity of backgrounds. You are encouraged to complete the College’s Equality and Diversity  form which should be emailed to hr@hughes.cam.ac.uk.

The closing date for applications is Midday GMT on 1 October 2021.

 

Education Assistant

The Education Assistant will provide administrative support to the Education Service team. Further information about this role can be found on the job description. To apply for this fixed term vacancy, please complete the application form and include a covering letter outlining how you meet the job description and person specification. All documentation should be emailed to hr@hughes.cam.ac.uk .

The College welcomes expressions of interest and applications from candidates from all communities and a diversity of backgrounds. You are encouraged to complete the College’s Equality and Diversity  form which should be emailed to hr@hughes.cam.ac.uk.

The closing date for applications is Midday GMT on 27 September 2021.

 

Operations Assistant

The Operations Assistant will work under the direction of the Conference and Events Manager supporting all aspects of conferencing and domestic operations for the College. The role includes assisting with setting up and servicing of multi-purpose rooms, providing refreshments for delegates and ensuring that the facilities are kept clean and tidy at all times.

Further information about this role can be found on the job description. To apply for this vacancy, please complete the application form and include a covering letter outlining how you meet the job description and person specification . All documentation should be emailed to hr@hughes.cam.ac.uk .

The College welcomes expressions of interest and applications from candidates from all communities and a diversity of backgrounds. You are encouraged to complete the College’s Equality and Diversity  form which should be emailed to hr@hughes.cam.ac.uk.

The closing date for applications is Midday GMT on 30 September 2021.

 

Housekeeping Assistant

We have several vacancies in our busy housekeeping department for full-time Housekeeping Assistants.

The role is 37.5 hours per week; 8am – 4pm shift work including weekends when required/needed.

Further information about this role can be found on the job description. To apply for this vacancy, please complete the application form and include a covering letter outlining how you meet the job description and person specification . All documentation should be emailed to hr@hughes.cam.ac.uk .

The College welcomes expressions of interest and applications from candidates from all communities and a diversity of backgrounds. You are encouraged to complete the College’s Equality and Diversity  form which should be emailed to hr@hughes.cam.ac.uk.

The closing date for applications is Midday GMT on 30 September 2021.

 

Porter

The Porters’ Lodge provides a comprehensive, customer focussed, front of house and security service to College Fellows, alumni, staff, students and visitors.   College Porters fulfil a vital role in the running of a College and often provide a lasting impression on the lives of students.  Job share requests will be considered. 

Further information about this role can be found on the job description. To apply for this vacancy, please complete the application form and include a covering letter outlining how you meet the job description and person specification . All documentation should be emailed to hr@hughes.cam.ac.uk .

The College welcomes expressions of interest and applications from candidates from all communities and a diversity of backgrounds. You are encouraged to complete the College’s Equality and Diversity  form which should be emailed to hr@hughes.cam.ac.uk.

The closing date for applications is Midday GMT on Monday 4 October 2021.

 

Development (Alumni & Events) Officer

The aims of the Development Office include strengthening our integration with the wider College, improving our administration and stewardship of donations, and leading preparations for a major new fundraising campaign.

Further information about this role can be found on the job description. To apply for this vacancy, please complete the application form and include a covering letter outlining how you meet the job description and person specification . All documentation should be emailed to hr@hughes.cam.ac.uk .

The College welcomes expressions of interest and applications from candidates from all communities and a diversity of backgrounds. You are encouraged to complete the College’s Equality and Diversity  form which should be emailed to hr@hughes.cam.ac.uk.

The closing date for applications is Midday GMT on 6 October 2021.

An oasis of calm and quiet near the city centre and ten minutes by bike from the train station, we provide a supportive and stimulating environment for work, study and research.

Working at Hughes Hall

The University of Cambridge’s oldest graduate college, Hughes Hall bears the name of its founding Principal Elizabeth Phillips Hughes. Hughes Hall was established in 1885 as a women-only teaching College and now accepts graduate students and mature undergraduates in all areas of study and research, offering scholarships and bursaries targeted at new and continuing students. We are one of the most international colleges, bridging the academic and external worlds, with an open and informal atmosphere. A distinctive aspect of College life at Hughes Hall is our friendly and welcoming culture where interaction and engagement between the senior membership, staff, and students is open and encouraged; and everyone is allowed to walk on the grass.

Joining Hughes Hall means being part of a dynamic and progressive College with around 100 members of staff, 250 Senior Members from all walks of life, and around 1000 students, predominantly postgraduates, from more than 80 countries. An oasis of calm and quiet near the busy city centre, we provide a relaxing yet stimulating environment for work, study and research. Hughes Hall is situated alongside Fenner’s Cricket Ground, just off Mill Road.

Hughes Hall is committed to protecting the health, wellbeing and safety of its staff. Working for us means being able to access comprehensive health, wellbeing and welfare resources, social events, and training and professional development opportunities provided by the College and the University of Cambridge.