Job opportunities

Details of our current vacancies can be found below. Any queries should be directed to:  Human Resources Office, Somerville College,

All appointments are made subject to right to work in the UK. To check eligibility and documentation requirements please visit the Home Office website

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  • Fulford Non-Stipendiary Junior Research Fellowships

    Somerville College invites applications for up to eight Fulford Non-Stipendiary Junior Research Fellowships for the period 1 October 2019 to 30 September 2021 (or for the duration of the postholder’s appointment if this is shorter). The posts are intended to provide the opportunity for outstanding early career researchers to benefit from association with a College, and to encourage interactions with the wider Somerville community.

    There is no stipend being offered for these posts as they offer an association to the College, not employment.

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  • Departmental Lecturer in Medieval German

    The Departmental Lecturer in Medieval German will contribute to the teaching of German within the Sub-faculty of German by offering 16 hours of lectures or seminars per year (to be determined in consultation with the Sub-faculty, but drawing on the appointee’s expertise). They will also be responsible for providing 8 hours a week of undergraduate tuition in German language and literature at Somerville College, and playing a part in running Modern Languages in Somerville.

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  • Lodge Porter (Fixed-Term)

    We are looking for a self-motivated individual who reacts well under pressure and is able to respond effectively to emergencies or other incidents. The ideal candidate will be flexible, able to work confidentially, courteously and calmly in all manner of situations and have previous experience in customer-facing or service roles.

    This post is fixed-term until 1 November to cover current demand in the Lodge.

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