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Assistant staff jobs

Temporary workers needed – PA/EAs, Administrators and Receptionists

The Temporary Employment Service (TES) of the University assists departments with their temporary work requirements and has a range of temporary opportunities available in many different administrative support areas. For further details of the candidates we are looking for, the opportunities we can offer and how to apply, please see our application page.


Real Living Wage

We pay a Real Living Wage (RLW) supplement, which sets the minimum rate of pay at £10.90 per hour.

Current Assistant staff jobs at the University of Cambridge.

If you would like to view jobs available at the Colleges, please find them on their own page.

Title Salary Reference Closes
Accounts & Purchasing Clerk
C.I.M.R. Administration, Cambridge Institute for Medical Research (CIMR)
£21,630-£24,285 pro rata SA34979 12 February 2023
Accounts Assistant
Fitzwilliam Museum, & Hamilton Kerr Institute, Cambridge and Whittlesford
£24,285-£27,929 DA34175 7 February 2023
Accounts Assistant Helpdesk
Finance Division
£27,929-£32,348 AG34840 12 February 2023
Accounts Assistant, Shared Services Finance
Finance Division
£21,630-£24,285 AG34972 12 February 2023
Administration Assistant (Part-Time, Term-Time Only)
Faculty of Music, Cambridge
£21,630-£24,285 pro rata GT34958 5 March 2023
Administrative and Personal Assistant (Fixed Term)
Milner Therapeutics Institute, Cambridge
£21,630-£24,285 PR35164 26 February 2023
Animal Technician
South Cambridge
£21,630-£24,285 AQ35155 8 February 2023
Animal Technician - Germ Free
Cambridge
£21,630-£24,285 AQ34943 8 February 2023
Animal Theatre Technician
North Cambridge
£27,929-£32,348 AQ35057 19 February 2023
Apprentice Administrator
Department of Psychiatry
£17,205 RN34992 31 January 2023
Assistant Archivist
University Library
£27,929-£32,348 VE34646 5 February 2023
Biomedical Research Technician (Fixed Term)
Wellcome Trust - Medical Research Council Cambridge Stem Cell Institute, Central Cambridge
£27,929-£32,348 PS35079 9 February 2023
Building Surveying Technician
Estates Division - Facilities
£32,348-£42,155 BA33446 12 February 2023
Business Administrator, NIHR BioResource for Translational Research (Fixed Term)
Department of Haematology
£27,929-£32,348 RB35184 19 February 2023
Clinical Research Study Assistant
MRC Epidemiology Unit
£24,285-£27,929 SJ34944 5 March 2023
Collections Assistant - Stores Move (Fixed Term)
Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
£24,285-£27,929 JU34841 31 January 2023
Computer Technician - Sandwich Placement
Yusuf Hamied Department of Chemistry
£20,400 MA34948 5 February 2023
Data Quality Coordinator
Finance Division
£30,502-£36,386 AG34227 5 February 2023
Desktop Service Analyst
University Information Services
£30,502-£36,386 VC34771 3 February 2023
Desktop Service Analyst (Fixed Term)
University Information Services
£30,502-£36,386 VC34774 3 February 2023
Digital Communications Assistant (Fixed Term)
Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
£24,285-£27,929 JU35108 17 February 2023
Digital Library Coordinator (Data) (Fixed Term)
University Library
£27,929-£32,348 VE34763 26 February 2023
Estates and Fleet Operations Administrator
Estates Division - Facilities
£24,285-£27,929 BA35136 14 February 2023
Evening Cleaner
Centre for Mathematical Sciences
£20,400 LO34223 12 February 2023
Executive Assistant
Vice-Chancellor's Office, Central Cambridge
£30,502-£36,386 AE34810 19 February 2023
Executive Assistant to Executive Director
University of Cambridge Development and Alumni Relations, Cambridge
£30,502-£36,386 DH34413 12 February 2023
Executive and Administrative Assistant
Office of External Affairs and Communications, Cambridge
£30,502-£36,386 AR34635 19 February 2023
Facilities Management Assistant
University Library
£21,630-£24,285 VE34765 12 February 2023
Faculty Administrative Assistant (Fixed Term)
Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Cambridge
£21,630-£24,285 GU34462 30 January 2023
Finance Assistant
Department of Pathology, Central Cambridge
£21,630-£24,285 PK34873 2 February 2023
Finance and HR Administrator (Fixed Term)
Department of Physics
£24,285-£27,929 KA35067 8 February 2023
Finance and HR Assistant
Kettle's Yard
£24,285-£27,929 DC34925 5 February 2023
Flow Cytometry Facility Research Technician
MRC Toxicology Unit, Cambridge
£30,502-£36,386 PU34864 14 February 2023
Food Service Assistant
Estates Division - Business Services
£20,761-£21,630 XM32340 12 February 2023
Fundraising Assistant
University of Cambridge Development and Alumni Relations, Cambridge
£27,929-£32,348 DH35019 12 February 2023
HR Administrator (Fixed Term)
Office of the School of Arts and Humanities, Cambridge
£24,285-£27,929 GA34906 12 February 2023
HR Coordinator x2
Faculty of Human, Social, and Political Science
£27,929-£32,348 JB34761 31 January 2023
IT Support Technician
Clinical School Computing Service
£27,929-£32,348 RY35086 12 February 2023
IT Technician
Faculty of Human, Social, and Political Science
£24,285-£27,929 JB34969 13 February 2023
Junior Animal Technician
Cambridge
£20,761-£21,630 AQ32732 1 February 2023
Junior Animal Technician
Cambridge
£20,761-£21,630 AQ34855 1 February 2023
Laboratory Support Assistant (Fixed Term)
Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute
£21,630-£24,285 SW35038 31 January 2023
Large Animal Client Services Administrator (Part Time, Fixed Term)
Department of Veterinary Medicine
£21,630-£24,285 pro rata PP35023 1 February 2023
MSt Coordinator (Fixed term)
Department of Politics and International Studies
£27,929-£32,348 UE35116 16 February 2023
Marketing and Communications Coordinator, Master of Business Administration
Judge Business School, Central Cambridge
£30,502-£36,386 NS35063 5 February 2023
Melville Laboratory Coordinator
Yusuf Hamied Department of Chemistry
£27,929-£32,348 MA35095 5 February 2023
Open Research Administrator
University Library
£27,929-£32,348 VE34824 5 February 2023
Outreach Coordinator (Part Time)
Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics, Cambridge
£27,929-£32,348 pro rata GP34935 5 February 2023
PA to Head of Department of Surgery [Job Share] (Part Time)
Department of Surgery
£27,929-£32,348 pro rata RE34360 5 February 2023
Personal Assistant to the Head of Department of Archaeology (Part Time, Fixed Term)
Department of Archaeology
£27,929-£32,348 pro rata JD34945 6 February 2023
Photographer (Part Time)
Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
£27,929-£32,348 DA33782 19 February 2023
Postgraduate Admissions Administrator
Faculty of Economics, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DD
£27,929-£32,348 JH35094 19 February 2023
Principal Building Services Technician
South Cambridge
£38,592-£51,805 AQ35061 8 February 2023
Principal Technician (Dyson Centre) - Internal Candidates Only
Department of Engineering, Trumpington Street, Cambridge
£30,502-£36,386 NM35140 8 February 2023
Programme Coordinator (Part Time, Fixed Term)
Department of Psychiatry
£30,502-£36,386 pro rata RN34696 19 February 2023
Project Coordinator, Executive Education
University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership, Cambridge
£24,285-£27,929 EN35012 12 February 2023
Project Library Assistant (Part Time, Fixed Term)
Botanic Garden
£20,761-£21,630 pro rata PE35118 19 February 2023
Qualified Veterinary Nurse - Theatres
Department of Veterinary Medicine, West Cambridge Site
£24,285-£27,929 PP31021 28 February 2023
Recruitment Coordinator
Human Resources Division, Cambridge
£27,929-£32,348 AH33909 28 February 2023
Research Coordinator (Fixed Term)
Department of Oncology
£27,929-£32,348 RD35107 15 February 2023
Research Development Adviser (Fixed Term)
University Library
£30,502-£36,386 VE34792 19 February 2023
Research Finance Administrator (Part Time)
Judge Business School, Central Cambridge
£24,285-£27,929 pro rata NS35090 5 February 2023
Research Grant Co-ordinator (Part Time, Fixed Term)
Faculty of Economics, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DD
£27,929-£32,348 pro rata JH34654 31 January 2023
Research Laboratory Technician
Department of Physics
£27,929-£32,348 KA34356 26 February 2023
Research Laboratory Technician
Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
£24,285-£27,929
PM35105 19 February 2023
Research Laboratory Technician (Fixed Term)
Department of Plant Sciences
£24,285-£27,929 PD35010 3 February 2023
Research Laboratory Technician (Fixed Term)
MRC Epidemiology Unit
£24,285-£27,929 SJ35040 12 February 2023
Research Laboratory Technician - NIHR BioResource for Translational Research (Fixed Term)
Department of Haematology
£27,929-£32,348 per annum RB34950 7 February 2023
Research Study Assistant
MRC Epidemiology Unit
£24,285-£27,929 SJ34941 5 March 2023
Security Guard [Temporary Cover]
Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute
£21,630-£24,285 SW34346 31 January 2023
Senior Animal Technician - Transgenic
South Cambridge
£24,285-£27,929 AQ35045 8 February 2023
Senior HR Coordinator
Department of Veterinary Medicine
£30,502-£36,386 PP35137 9 February 2023
Senior HR Coordinator (Team Leader)
Faculty of Human, Social, and Political Science
£30,502-£36,386 JB34618 31 January 2023
Senior Library Assistant
Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics Library
£24,285-£27,929 VY34753 5 February 2023
Senior Library Assistant - World Collections with Korean Specialism (Part Time)
University Library
£24,285-£27,929 pro rata VE34859 19 February 2023
Senior Project Coordinator
University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership, Cambridge
£27,929-£32,348 EN34352 30 January 2023
Senior Research Laboratory Technician (Fixed Term) - full or part-time
Wolfson Brain Imaging Centre
£24,285-£27,929 SR33429 6 February 2023
Senior Sequencing Technician (Fixed Term)
Department of Medical Genetics
£30,502-£36,386 SS34216 31 January 2023
Senior Teaching and Laboratory Technician
Department of Pathology, Central Cambridge
£24,285-£27,929 PK34954 5 February 2023
Service Technician
Cambridge
£20,761-£21,630 AQ34932 10 February 2023
Team Administrator
University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership, Cambridge
£24,285-£27,929 EN34929 19 February 2023
Trainee Horticultural Technician
Botanic Garden
£20,400 PE34662 5 March 2023
Veterinary Nurse - Small Animal Wing
Department of Veterinary Medicine, West Cambridge Site
£24,285-£27,929 pro rata PP34829 28 February 2023
World Collections Assistant (African Studies)
Centre of African Studies Library
£24,285-£27,929 WX34825 5 February 2023