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    We are a vibrant and ambitious College, committed to the highest standards of education for young women of all backgrounds. For staff, Murray Edwards is a friendly, modern college and offers a wide range of benefits and a pleasant working environment. We hold in high esteem the qualities in our staff of respect, courtesy, courage, collaboration and good-humoured communication. Staff, and Fellows employed by the College, are offered a range of benefits which include:

    • 25 days annual leave plus public holidays
    • contributory pension scheme
    • death in service benefit
    • discretionary annual bonus scheme
    • subsidised gym facilities
    • cycle scheme
    • on-site parking
    • lunch, provided every day that the kitchens are open.

    Murray Edwards College is an equal opportunities employer and abides by the privacy rules as set out in the Data Protection Act 1998 and subsequent General Data Protection Regulation. Please click to view a copy of the College's Privacy Statement for Job Applicants.


    Fixed Term (1 year) College Lectureship and Fellowship in Law

    £39,152 to £41,526, depending on experience

    Murray Edwards College invites applications for a College Lectureship in Law from 1 October 2021.  The post is for one year in the first instance.  The person appointed will be elected to an Official Fellowship for the period. 

    We welcome applications from applicants who will have completed a Ph.D. in Law (or equivalent) and demonstrate potential to carry out and publish research of the highest calibre. We particularly welcome applications from those at an early stage in their career. Given the nature of the post, the successful candidate will also have experience of teaching at undergraduate level at Cambridge or at another university; and/or have an interest in developing high-quality teaching.  Experience of supervision of (currently) foundation papers or popular options (such as International Law) in the Law Tripos would be a distinct advantage. 

    Successful candidates must provide satisfactory evidence of eligibility to work in the UK. 

    Further Particulars

    Application letters including a curriculum vitae and statement outlining interest and plans for the position should reach the College Administrator, Ms Sarah Greaves, by noon on Friday 14 May 2021; candidates should also arrange for three confidential references to reach the College Administrator by the same date.  Informal enquiries can be made to the Senior Tutor, Dr Michele Gemelos.



    Unless otherwise specified in the advert, all applications should be completed and sent to the HR Manager by email: or by post to HR Manager, Murray Edwards College, Huntingdon Road, Cambridge CB3 ODF. Applications should be accompanied by a brief covering letter and a completed media and equal opportunities form, unless otherwise stated.  An application form can be downloaded here.