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Assistant staff jobs

Temporary workers needed – administrators, receptionists, PA/EAs, hr assistants, financial assistants and communications and marketing

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.


Cambridge Living Wage

We operate a Cambridge Living Wage (CLW) supplement, which sets the minimum rate of pay at £10 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
Senior Animal Technician - Disease Model Core (Fixed Term)
Department of Clinical Biochemistry
£27,929-£32,348 RG33199 12 October 2022
AV Technician (Fixed Term)
Office of the School of Arts and Humanities, Cambridge
£27,929-£32,348 GA32991 9 October 2022
Academic Centre Administrator [Maternity Cover]
Institute of Continuing Education, Madingley Hall, Cambridge
£24,285-£27,929 EA33288 9 October 2022
Administrative Assistant Apprentice (Fixed Term)
Department of Oncology
£17,205 RD30652 10 October 2022
Administrative Assistant [Temporary Cover]
Faculty of Human, Social, and Political Science
£21,630-£24,285 JB32617 23 October 2022
Administrator (Governance and Compliance)
Governance and Compliance Division, Central Cambridge
£24,285-£27,929 AJ33050 9 October 2022
Animal Technician
South Cambridge
£21,630-£24,285 AQ33227 10 October 2022
Asbestos Safety Advisor
Estates Division - Facilities
£30,502-£36,386 BA33292 9 October 2022
Assistant Registrar
Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
£30,502-£36,386 DA33263 20 October 2022
Biomedical Research Centre Finance Administrator (Fixed Term)
Cambridge Research Office
£27,929-£32,348 EW33243 9 October 2022
Business and administration apprentice
Department of Pharmacology, Central Cambridge
£17,205 per annum PL32604 28 September 2022
Cambridge Graphene Centre Finance Coordinator
Department of Engineering, Cambridge Graphene Centre, West Cambridge
£30,502-£36,386 NM32742 10 October 2022
Chief Animal Technician - Surgery
South Cambridge
£27,929-£32,348 AQ33203 9 October 2022
Chief Secretary
Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
£27,929-£32,348 PM33313 13 October 2022
Chief Teaching Laboratory Technician - Part II & Part IA
Yusuf Hamied Department of Chemistry
£27,929-£32,348 MA33246 9 October 2022
Cleaner (Part-Time)
Yusuf Hamied Department of Chemistry
£20,134 MA31437 4 October 2022
Cleanroom Technician - Electrical Engineering
Department of Engineering, Electrical Engineering Division, West Cambridge
£21,630-£24,285 NM31617 2 October 2022
Cleanroom Technician - Electrical Engineering
Department of Engineering, Electrical Engineering Division, West Cambridge
£27,929-£32,348 NM31560 2 October 2022
Clinical HR Assistant
Office of the School of Clinical Medicine
£24,285-£27,929 RA33326 9 October 2022
Conference and Events Manager
Centre for Research in Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities, Cambridge
£27,929-£32,348 VM33105 9 October 2022
Course Coordinator for the EPSRC CDT in Sensor Technologies (Fixed Term)
Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology
£27,929-£32,348 NQ33298 5 October 2022
Departmental Communications Co-ordinator (Fixed Term)
Department of Biochemistry, Central Cambridge
£30,502-£36,386 PH33315 17 October 2022
Deputy Chef Manager
Estates Division - Business Services
£27,929-£32,348 XM33290 9 October 2022
EU and International Compliance Administrator
Cambridge Research Office
£27,929-£32,348 EW32694 9 October 2022
Events and Communications Assistant (Part Time, Fixed Term)
Wellcome Trust - Medical Research Council Cambridge Stem Cell Institute
£24,285-£27,929 pro rata PS19794 16 October 2022
Executive Assistant to the Director of The Crop Science Centre
Department of Plant Sciences
£30,502-£36,386 PD32894 2 October 2022
Faculty Assistant (Part Time)
Faculty of Architecture and History of Art, Cambridge
£21,630-£24,285 pro rata GB33002 9 October 2022
Finance Administrator - DPMMS (Fixed Term)
Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics
£24,285-£27,929 LF33131 2 October 2022
Finance Manager [Temporary Cover] (Part Time) Internal Secondment Opportunity
Kettle's Yard
£30,502-£36,386 pro rata DC33226 4 October 2022
Finance/Accounts Assistant (Part Time, Fixed Term)
Department of Public Health and Primary Care
£24,285-£27,929 pro rata RH33184 28 September 2022
Flow Cytometry Technician (Fixed Term)
Department of Pathology, Central Cambridge
£27,929-£32,348 PK33084 13 October 2022
Food Service Assistant
Estates Division - Business Services
£20,134-£21,630 XM32340 9 October 2022
Glasswash Assistant
Cambridge Institute for Medical Research (CIMR)
£20,134 SA33042 27 September 2022
HKI Administrator / Scheduler
Hamilton Kerr Institute, Whittlesford
£27,929-£32,348 DB33286 9 October 2022
HR Administrator
Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute, Cambridge
£24,285-£27,929 SW33299 5 October 2022
HR Administrator (Fixed Term)
Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute, Cambridge
£24,285-£27,929 SW33297 5 October 2022
HR Coordinator
Department of Psychiatry
£27,929-£32,348 RN33126 27 September 2022
Higher Degrees Administrator [Maternity Cover]
Office of the School of the Biological Sciences, 17 Mill Lane
£27,929-£32,348 PA33271 19 October 2022
IT Technician
Language Centre, Cambridge
£23,487-£27,116 VD32262 26 September 2022
Impact Acceleration Grant Administrator (Fixed Term)
Cambridge Research Office
£27,929-£32,348 EW32899 2 October 2022
Laboratory Support Assistant
Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute, Cambridge
£21,630-£24,285 SW33021 30 September 2022
Laboratory Technician
Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, West Cambridge
£24,285-£27,929 NQ32389 2 October 2022
Learning Technologist, Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (Fixed Term)
Judge Business School, Central Cambridge
£30,502-£36,386 NS32722 27 September 2022
MPhil in Data Intensive Science Course Coordinator (Fixed Term)
Department of Physics
£30,502-£36,386 KA32117 14 October 2022
PA/Secretary (Part Time, Fixed Term)
Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology
£27,929-£32,348 pro rata NQ33202 16 October 2022
Pavilion & HR Office Administrator (Full- or Part-Time)
Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics
£24,285-£27,929 LE33019 26 September 2022
Personal Assistant
Regius Professor of Physic Facilities
£27,929-£32,348 RM33325 23 October 2022
Photographer or Trainee Photographer
Yusuf Hamied Department of Chemistry
£24,285-£27,929 MA33144 4 October 2022
Postgraduate Administrator (Part Time)
Department of Zoology
£27,929-£32,348 pro rata PF33267 16 October 2022
Programme Administrator (Fixed Term)
Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics
£27,929-£32,348 LE32996 29 September 2022
Programme Coordinator, Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (Fixed Term)
Judge Business School, Central Cambridge
£30,502-£36,386 NS32724 27 September 2022
Project Coordinator (Part Time, Fixed Term)
McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research
£27,929-£32,348 pro rata JC33101 10 October 2022
Reception/Administration Assistant (Fixed Term)
Department of Computer Science and Technology, West Cambridge
£21,630-£24,285 NR33155 10 October 2022
Receptionist and Administrative Assistant - Tennis Court Road site
Department of Pathology, Central Cambridge
£21,630-£24,285 PK33023 4 October 2022
Research Centre Administrator (Part Time, Fixed Term) - Internal Applicants Only
Department of Engineering
£27,929-£32,348 pro rata NM33264 4 October 2022
Research Development Advisor (Fixed Term)
Cambridge Research Office
£30,502-£36,386 EW30826 16 October 2022
Research Grants Co-ordinator (Part Time, Fixed Term)
MRC Biostatistics Unit
£27,929-£32,348 pro rata SL32149 2 October 2022
Research Laboratory Technician
MRC Toxicology Unit, Cambridge
£21,630-£24,285 PU33156 2 October 2022
Research Laboratory Technician
Yusuf Hamied Department of Chemistry
£27,929-£32,348 MA33230 9 October 2022
Research Laboratory Technician (Fixed Term)
Division of Neurology
£24,285-£27,929 RR33358 9 October 2022
Research Laboratory Technician (Fixed Term)
Wellcome Trust - Medical Research Council Cambridge Stem Cell Institute, Wellcome MRC Cambridge Stem Cell Institute and Department of Paediatrics
£27,929-£32,348 PS33346 16 October 2022
Research Laboratory Technician (Fixed Term)
Division of Neurology
£24,285-£27,929 RR33357 9 October 2022
Research Laboratory Technician (Fixed Term)
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
£21,630-£24,285 RI33229 2 October 2022
Research Laboratory Technician - Phenotyping and Cytomics x2 (Fixed Term)
Department of Medicine
£24,285-£27,929 RC32983 28 September 2022
Research Laboratory Technician - SHUTTERING
Department of Engineering, Civil Engineering Building, West Cambridge
£30,502-£36,386 NM33220 2 October 2022
Research Laboratory Technician in Cereal Symbiosis
Department of Plant Sciences
£24,285-£27,929 PD33070 3 October 2022
Research Laboratory Technician x2 (Fixed Term)
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
£21,630-£24,285 RI33250 2 October 2022
Scholarly Communication Support
University Library
£27,929-£32,348 VE33133 7 October 2022
Secretary to the Professor of Gastroenterology
Department of Medicine
£24,285-£27,929 RC32945 6 October 2022
Senior Accounts Assistant
Department of Pharmacology
£24,285-£27,929 PL33138 12 October 2022
Senior Accounts Assistant (Fixed Term)
Finance Division
£27,929-£32,348 AG32790 30 September 2022
Senior Accounts Clerk
Sainsbury Laboratory
£24,285-£27,929 PT33003 2 October 2022
Senior IT Technician (Fixed Term)
University Library
£27,929-£32,348 VE32924 30 September 2022
Senior Library Assistant - Architecture and History of Art
Faculty of Architecture and History of Art Library
£24,285-£27,929 VJ33273 9 October 2022
Senior Platform Technician (Fixed Term)
Department of Plant Sciences
£30,502-£36,386 PD33134 28 September 2022
Senior Research Technician (Fixed Term)
Milner Therapeutics Institute, Cambridge
£30,502-£36,386 PR31710 2 October 2022
Service Technician x2
Office of the School of Clinical Medicine
£20,134-£21,630 RA33234 2 October 2022
Sports Marketing and Communications Assistant
University Sports Service
£24,285-£27,929 DG32943 17 October 2022
Student Operations Administrator
Student Operations, Cambridge
£27,929-£32,348 AB33218 9 October 2022
Training Administrator
Cambridge
£24,285-£27,929 AQ33265 16 October 2022
Training and Competency Supervisor
Cambridge
£30,502-£36,386 AQ33260 11 October 2022
Visitor Services Assistant Team Leader (Fixed Term)
Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
£21,630-£24,285 DA32962 2 October 2022
Web Editor and Developer
Cambridge Admissions Office, Cambridge
£30,502-£36,386 AT30311 2 October 2022