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Vacancies

Hughes Hall is a College of the University of Cambridge with a vibrant, international, and friendly academic atmosphere.

Established in 1885, we are known today as a progressive College, bridging the academic and external worlds with an innovative, inclusive, and informal atmosphere.

We work collaboratively alongside people from all over the world, at every stage of their careers, and from all academic disciplines, to enable our people to achieve global impact through a culture of academic excellence, comprehensive support structures, and social opportunity.

Joining us means being part of a dynamic and professional environment, with over 150 staff, 250 Fellows, and around 900 students, from over 80 countries.

Hughes Hall is located in the heart of Cambridge, an oasis of calm near the busy city centre, halfway between the railway station and market square. Our main site is a quiet and secluded group of buildings set around the University cricket ground, off Mill Road.

We are committed to protecting the health, wellbeing and safety of our staff, and working at Hughes means being able to access comprehensive welfare resources and development opportunities. Find out more in Our Benefits. Hughes Hall is a Disability Confident Employer – see below for details.

Staff roles

Impact Director

The closing date for applications is Monday 18th March 2024 at midday. Interviews are expected to take place at Hughes Hall, Cambridge.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Hughes Hall team as the Impact Director. The Impact Director is responsible for building on existing opportunities for collaboration to deliver impact, and identifying new opportunities, working closely with members of college engaged in research and translation. They will lead on strategic development, turning ideas into deliverable objectives, coordinating teams within the College to manage and deliver projects which support the Impact pillar and enhance the College’s reputation. The Impact Director is expected to be an active and engaged member of the College community and as a voting, ex-officio member of Council, a member of the senior operational leadership of the College.

Further information about this role can be found in the Impact Director Candidate Pack.

To apply for this vacancy, please send in a C.V. 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 Monday 18th March 2024 at midday. Interviews are expected to take place at Hughes Hall, Cambridge.

DEFI Team Administrator – Part Time

The closing date for applications is 1 April 2024 at 5pm (GMT). Interviews will be held at Hughes Hall, Cambridge week commencing 15th April.

This is an exciting opportunity for an Administrator to join the Digital Education Futures Initiative team at Hughes Hall. The Team Administrator will report to the Managing Director of DEFI and will provide administrative support, contributing to the efficient and effective working of the DEFI team.  We are looking for a creative thinker and problem-solver who is comfortable working in a fast paced environment.

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 1 April 2024 at 5pm (GMT). Interviews will be held at Hughes Hall, Cambridge week commencing 15th April.

Housekeeping Assistant - Part Time

There is no closing date, candidates will be invited in to interview until the position is filled. Interviews will be held at Hughes Hall, Cambridge. Please note that this is being run as a rolling recruitment process. We will be assessing applications, shortlisting, and offering interviews as the applications are received.

We are looking for a Housekeeping Assistant to join our small and friendly team at Hughes Hall team in the Housekeeping department.

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.

There is no closing date, candidates will be invited in to interview until the position is filled. Interviews will be held at Hughes Hall, Cambridge. Please note that this is being run as a rolling recruitment process. We will be assessing applications, shortlisting, and offering interviews as the applications are received.

 

 

 

Academic/Research roles

Research Fellowship Competition, 2024

The closing date for applications is Sunday 17th March 2024 at midnight. Interviews will take place at Hughes Hall, Cambridge, between 1st and 9th May 2024

Research Fellows

The closing date for applications is Sunday 17th March 2024 at midnight. Interviews will take place at Hughes Hall, Cambridge, between 1st and 9th May 2024. Appointments will start on 1st October 2024. Please note you must apply for either the Research Fellow Competition or the Research By-Fellow Competition.

Further information about this role can be found in the Further Particulars  To apply please complete the Research Fellows   Application Cover Sheet  and send your Cover Letter, CV, and Research Statement. Two Academic References are required and should be emailed by your referee before the closing date, 17th March .

All documentation should be emailed to: research.competition@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 – https://forms.office.com/e/zSathaMjVk

 

Research By-Fellows Competition 2024

The closing date for applications is Sunday 17th March 2024 at midnight. Interviews will take place at Hughes Hall, Cambridge, between 13th and 16th May 2024.

Research By-Fellows

The closing date for applications is Sunday 17th March 2024 at midnight. Interviews will take place at Hughes Hall, Cambridge, between 13th and 16th May 2024. Appointments will start on 1st October 2024. Please note you must apply for either the Research By-Fellow Competition or the Research Fellow Competition .

Further information about this role can be found in the Further Particulars. To apply please complete the Research By-Fellow Application Cover Sheet, and send your Cover Letter, CV, and Research Statement. Two Academic References are required and should be emailed by the closing date, 17th March.

All documentation should be emailed to: research.competition@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 – https://forms.office.com/e/zSathaMjVk

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Our purpose and vision

“Hughes Hall was founded in 1885 to change Cambridge, to change the lives of those who studied here and, through them, to bring about positive change in society through the transformative power of education. As we approach the College’s 150th birthday, we are updating that vision for 2030 and beyond, building on the unique and special College that we already have.”

“Our College is founded on clear values: inclusion, innovation and impact. These values are mutually reinforcing, and they run through everything we do. They are the basis of our offer to our students, researchers, staff and senior members.”

“Like our founders, we want to transform the College and, through it, the lives of the people who come to learn, to teach and to do research. And through them to change society for the better.”

Sir Laurie Bristow, President.

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.

Disability Confident employer scheme

Hughes Hall is a Disability Confident Employer and welcomes applications from individuals with disabilities and is committed to ensuring fair treatment throughout the recruitment process. Adjustments will be made, wherever reasonable, to enable applicants to compete to the best of their ability and, if successful, to assist them during their employment.

We encourage applicants to disclose their disabilities in order that any specific arrangements, particularly for the selection process, can be accommodated. Applicants or employees can disclose a disability at any time.

If you wish to discuss any reasonable adjustments necessary, you can contact the HR department at any point in the process. Contact details will be in the job description. Alternatively, you can contact the HR & Recruitment Coordinator at hr@hughes.cam.ac.uk.

The University has dedicated web pages for applicants and employees with a disability. See also, the college’s disability and access information.