214 PhD, Postdoctoral and Academic Positions at the University of Cambridge, UK



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The University of Cambridge is a collegiate public research university in Cambridge, United Kingdom. Founded in 1209 and granted a royal charter by King Henry III in 1231, Cambridge is the second-oldest university in the English-speaking world and the world’s fourth-oldest surviving university


EPSRC DTP Studentship – Hydrogen flames in turbulent flows
Department of Engineering, Cambridge
Fully-Funded (Home Rate) PhD Studentship (Fixed Term)
Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, West Cambridge
Fully-Funded (Home/EU Rate) PhD Studentship (Fixed Term)
Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, West Cambridge
EPSRC FIBE2 CDT PhD studentship with Trimble: Digitising the Road Network
Department of Engineering, Cambridge
Phd Studentship – Department of Pathology x 7 (Fixed Term)
Department of Pathology, Cambridge
MRes + PhD (4 years) Nanoscience & Nanotechnology x 12 (Fixed Term)
Department of Physics
Junior Clinical Training Scholarship in Equine x 2 (Fixed Term)
Department of Veterinary Medicine, West Cambridge
AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Award (CDA) PhD studentship for Homeworking in Britain and Beyond, c. 1970 to the present (Faculty of History – Homeworkers Worldwide)
Office of the School of Arts and Humanities, Cambridge
AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Award (CDA) PhD studentship for Labour and Livelihoods of Disabled People in Britain, c. 1970-2015 (Faculty of History -The British Library)
Office of the School of Arts and Humanities, Cambridge
AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Award (CDA) PhD studentship for Making British Islam Across Generations (Faculty of Divinity- Everyday Muslim Heritage and Archive Initiative)
Office of the School of Arts and Humanities, Cambridge
AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Award (CDA) PhD studentship for `The Romani Holocaust and its Aftermath: Gendered Perspectives (Faculty of History -The Wiener Holocaust Library)
Office of the School of Arts and Humanities, Cambridge
CITIID PhD Programme in Immunity and Infection
Department of Medicine
MRes and PhD Studentships in Stem Cell Biology & Medicine
Wellcome Trust – Medical Research Council Cambridge Stem Cell Institute, Cambridge
PhD Studentships at the Wellcome – MRC Institute of Metabolic Science
Department of Clinical Biochemistry
Studentships to join UKRI CDT in the Application of Artificial Intelligence to the study of Environmental Risks
Department of Earth Sciences
UKRI funded PhD studentships in Biostatistics
MRC Biostatistics Unit, Cambridge
Four-year PhD Programme x 3 (Fixed Term)
Department of Biochemistry
Cambridge ESRC DTP Interdisciplinary Studentship 2021: Urban densification and low-cost housing in Ethiopia and South Africa
Department of Architecture
Ernest Oppenheimer Studentship (Fixed Term)
Office of the School of the Physical Sciences, Cambridge
EPSRC DTP Studentship – A Bayesian Approach to Reinforcement Learning
Department of Engineering, Cambridge
EPSRC DTP Studentship – Effects of pre-stress in morphing thin bilayers: from structural engineering to 4D printing
Department of Engineering, Cambridge
EPSRC DTP Studentship – Identifying control performance limits for active noise reduction in nonlinear systems
Department of Engineering, Cambridge
EPSRC DTP Studentship – Smart Percussion for automated diagnostics
Department of Engineering, Cambridge
EPSRC FIBE2 CDT PhD studentship with McAuliffe: Engineered waste for sustainable and resilient land regeneration
Department of Engineering, Cambridge

EPSRC FIBE2 CDT Studentship with StructureMode: New one-dimensional models and application to the design of reconfigurable pop-up structures
Department of Engineering, Cambridge
PhD Studentship: Synthetic organic chemistry
Yusuf Hamied Department of Chemistry
EPSRC DTP Studentship – Bayesian Learning for Object Recognition from Noisy Time Series Data
Department of Engineering, Cambridge
EPSRC DTP Studentship – Adaptive brain-machine interfaces
Department of Engineering, Cambridge
EPSRC DTP Studentship – 3D printed fibre sensors for breath-borne biomarker detection
Department of Engineering, Cambridge
EPSRC DTP Studentship – Future transportation without emissions
Department of Engineering, Cambridge
EPSRC DTP Studentship – The mechanics of liquid crystal elastomers
Department of Engineering, Cambridge
EPSRC ICASE Studentship – Investigating the Impact of Future In-Vehicle HMI Trends
Department of Engineering, Cambridge
ESPRC DTP Studentship – Electroactive membranes for smart drug delivery implants
Department of Engineering, Cambridge
EPSRC FIBE2 CDT Studentship – Geotechnical Consulting Group: Mechanical Behaviour of Artificially Frozen Ground: Experimental Observations and Modelling
Department of Engineering, Cambridge
PhD Studentships (x5), Cambridge Centre for AI in Medicine
Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics
Research Assistant (Fixed Term)
Cambridge Institute for Medical Research – Clinical Biochemistry
Post-doctoral Research Associate – Circuit Neuroscience Research Group
Department of Zoology
Research Associate (Fixed Term)
Department of Chemistry
Research Associate (Fixed Term)
MRC Cancer Unit, Cambridge
Research Radiographer (Fixed Term)
Department of Clinical Neurosciences
Reserch Assistant (Fixed Term)
MRC Cancer Unit, Cambridge
Research Associate (Fixed Term)
Department of Pathology, Cambridge
Postdoctoral Research Associate (Fixed Term)
Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute
Postdoctoral Research Associate (Fixed Term)
Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics
Postdoctoral Research Associates in Number Theory and/or Representation Theory (Fixed Term)
Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics
Research Assistant (Fixed Term)
Department of Veterinary Medicine, West Cambridge
Clinical Research Associate (Fixed Term)
Department of Oncology
Research Associate (Fixed Term)
Department of Medicine
Research Associate (x2) (Fixed Term)
Department of Medicine

Research Assistant (Fixed Term)
Faculty of Education
Research Assistant (Fixed Term)
Department of Medicine
Research Assistant/Associate (Fixed Term)
MRC Toxicology Unit, Cambridge
Research Associate (Part Time, Fixed Term)
Faculty of Education
Research Assistant/Associate in Archaeobotany (Fixed term)
McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research
Research Assistant/Associate in Computational and Evolutionary Archaeology (Fixed Term)
McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research
Research Assistant/Associate in Corpus Linguistics (Fixed Term)
Department of Computer Science and Technology, West Cambridge
Research Associate (Part Time, Fixed Term)
Faculty of Education
Research Associate, Caldas Laboratory (Fixed Term)
Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute
Research Associate/Research Assistant in Ultra-Thin III-V Photovoltaics (Fixed Term)
Department of Physics, West Cambridge
Research Assistant (Fixed Term)
Department of Medicine
Research Associate (Fixed Term)
Wellcome Trust/Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute
Research Assistant/Associate (Fixed Term)
Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology
Research Associate: Theoretical chemistry of solid-liquid interfaces (Fixed Term)
Department of Chemistry
Post-doctoral Research Associate – Conservation Science Research Group (Fixed Term)
Department of Zoology
Research Assistant (Fixed Term) – internal candidates only
Department of Clinical Biochemistry
Research Associate in Musculoskeletal Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine (Fixed Term)
Department of Surgery
Postdoctoral Research Associate (Fixed Term)
Department of Biochemistry, Central Cambridge
Research Assistant/Associate (Centre for Strategic Philanthropy) [Fixed Term]
Judge Business School
Postdoctoral Research Associate in Neurobiology/Biophysics (Fixed Term)
Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Research Assistant/Research Associate (Fixed Term)
Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Research Assistant/Associate (Fixed Term)
Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy
Research Assistant/Research Associate (Fixed Term) –
Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology
Herchel Smith Postdoctoral Research Fellows – Biophysics and Geophysics (Fixed Term)
Department of Earth Sciences, School of Physical Sciences
Herchel Smith Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Pure Mathematics (Fixed Term)
Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics

Herchel Smith Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in the Biological Sciences (Four Posts)
Academic Division
Research Assistant (Fixed Term)
Department of Pharmacology, Central Cambridge
Research Assistant/Associate (Fixed Term)
Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, West Cambridge
Research Assistant/Associate (Fixed Term)
Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, West Cambridge
Research Assistant/Associate in Bio-Inspired Soft Robotics (Fixed Term)
Department of Engineering, Central Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, UK
Research Assistant/Research Associate (Fixed Term) – Bioelectronic Systems Technology Group
Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology
Research Associate (Fixed Term)
Department of Geography
Research Associate (Fixed Term)
Department of Geography
Research Assistant – Advanced imaging in Parkinson disease (Fixed Term)
Department of Chemistry
Research Associate – Battery degradation, new battery chemistries and in situ characterisation x 2 (Fixed Term)
Department of Chemistry
Research Associate – Bioinformatic Analysis x 2 (Fixed Term)
Department of Chemistry
Research Associate – New anode materials (Fixed Term)
Department of Chemistry
Research Associate – Research Associate – Super-resolution Imaging in Human brain x 2 (Fixed Term)
Department of Chemistry
Research Assistant (fixed term), evaluating retail impacts of planning policy to regulate takeaway food outlets for improved health in England
Centre for Diet and Activity Research (CEDAR) & MRC Epidemiology Unit, Cambridge
Research Assistant in Cloning and Gene Editing (Fixed Term)
Department of Clinical Biochemistry
Research Assistant/Associate in Computation and Theoretical Neuroscience (Fixed Term)
Department of Engineering, Central Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, UK
Research Assistant/Associate x 2 (Fixed Term)
Department of Physics
Research Associate (Fixed Term)
Department of Plant Sciences
Research Associate (Fixed Term)
Department of Genetics
Research Associate (Fixed term)
MRC Epidemiology Unit, Cambridge
Research Associate (Ghevaert Lab) (Fixed Term)
Department of Haematology, Cambridge
Research Associate (fixed term) – evaluating retail impacts of planning policy to regulate takeaway food outlets for improved health in England.
Centre for Diet and Activity Research (CEDAR) & MRC Epidemiology Unit, Cambridge
Research Associate /Junior Research Fellow in Public Health Nutrition in Sub-Saharan Africa (Fixed Term)
University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership, Cambridge
Research Assistant (Fixed Term)
Department of Medicine, Cambridge
Research Associate (Fixed Term)
Milner Therapeutics Institute, Cambridge

Technical Research Lead (Fixed Term)
Milner Therapeutics Institute, Cambridge
Research Associate (Fixed Term)
Cambridge Zero, Maxwell Centre, Cambridge UK
Research Associate (Fixed Term)
Department of Medicine, Cambridge
Research Associate – Coordination cages for structural characterisation of proteins (Fixed Term)
Department of Chemistry
Research Associate (Part Time, Fixed Term)
Department of Psychiatry, Cambridge
Postdoctoral Research Associate (Fixed Term)
Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute
Research Assistant/Associate in Evidence for University Commercialisation and Innovation Policy and Practice (Fixed Term)
Department of Engineering, West Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, UK
Research Associate – Synthetic Chemistry and Photocatalysis (Fixed Term)
Yusuf Hamied Department of Chemistry
Senior Research Associate (Fixed Term)
MRC Biostatistics Unit, Cambridge
Post-doctoral Research Associate (TCR-Sequencing assay development) (Fixed Term)
Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute
Post-doctoral Research Associate (cell-free DNA methylation assay development) (Fixed Term)
Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute
Research Assistant (In vivo Research Technician) (Fixed Term)
C.I.M.R. Division of Translational Medicine, Cambridge
Research Associate (Neurobiologist) (Fixed Term)
C.I.M.R. Division of Translational Medicine, Cambridge
Senior Research Associate – Social Sciences applied to Public Health
MRC Epidemiology Unit, Cambridge
Oppenheimer Research Fellow (Fixed Term)
Office of the School of the Physical Sciences, Cambridge
Research Associate in Solution Processed Graphene and Related Materials and Composites (Fixed Term)
Department of Engineering, Cambridge Graphene Centre, West Cambridge
Semantics and Verification for Secure Systems Software: Research Assistants / Research Associates / Senior Research Associates (Fixed Term)
Department of Computer Science and Technology, West Cambridge
Research Assistant/Associate in Elastic Manufacturing Business Models (Fixed Term)
Department of Engineering, West Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Research Assistant/Associate in Elastic Manufacturing Operations Management (Fixed Term)
Department of Engineering, West Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Research Associate – Affinity maturation and antibody design (Fixed Term)
Yusuf Hamied Department of Chemistry
Research Associate (Fixed Term)
MRC Toxicology Unit, Cambridge
Principal Research Associate, Executive Director Minderoo Centre for Technology and Democracy (fixed term)
Centre for Research in Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities, Cambridge
Research Assistant/Associate in Empirical Finance (Fixed Term) – Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance
Judge Business School, Central Cambridge
Research Assistant/Associate in Theoretical Finance (Fixed Term) – Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance
Judge Business School, Central Cambridge
Research Associate (Fixed Term)
Department of Pathology

University Lectureship in Post-1900 Anglophone Literature and Culture
Faculty of English, Cambridge
University Lectureship in Postcolonial Literature
Faculty of English, Cambridge
Two University Lecturers
Faculty of Philosophy, Cambridge
University Lecturer in 19th-Century Russian Literature and Culture (Fixed Term)
Department of Slavonic Studies, Cambridge
University Lecturer in Music and Science
Faculty of Music, Cambridge
University Lecturer, Mark Foundation Institute for Integrated Cancer Medicine (MFICM)
Department of Oncology
University Lecturer in Chinese Language and Linguistics
Department of East Asian Studies, Cambridge
Unestablished Lecturer in Development Studies x 3 (Fixed Term)
Development Studies
Unestablished Lecturer in International Politics and History (3 year fixed term)
Department of Politics and International Studies
Unestablished Lecturer in Political Theory (3 year fixed term)
Department of Politics and International Studies
University Lectureship in International Relations
Department of Politics and International Studies
University Lectureship in the Political Economy of Development
Development Studies
Reader (Honorary Clinical Consultant) in Medical Genetics
Department of Medical Genetics
University Lecturer (Honorary Clinical Consultant) in Clinical Informatics
Department of Psychiatry
University Lectureship in Postcolonial Hispanophone and Francophone Studies (Fixed Term)
Department of French, Cambridge
NIHR Clinical Lecturer in General Surgery (Fixed Term)
Department of Surgery
Unestablished Lecturer in Mathematics of Information (Fixed Term)
Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics
Unestablished Lectureship in Probability (Fixed-Term)
Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics
University Lecturer in Probability
Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics
Research and Outreach Associate (Fixed Term)
HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Centre of Islamic Studies, Cambridge
Senior Scientific Programme Manager (Fixed Term)
Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics
Administrative Officer [Temporary Cover]
Student Operations, Cambridge
Associate Director (Business and Operations CCAF) – Fixed Term
Judge Business School, Cambridge
Communications Manager (Centre for Strategic Philanthropy) [Fixed Term]
Judge Business School
Digital Media Manager
Judge Business School

Head of MBA Programme
Judge Business School, Central Cambridge
Finance Co-Ordinator (Internal Applicants only)
Department of Clinical Neurosciences
AI4ER CDT Programme Manager (Fixed Term)
Department of Earth Sciences
Communications Manager (Fixed Term)
Office of the School of the Biological Sciences
Research Strategy Facilitator (Fixed Term)
Office of the School of the Biological Sciences
Lead in Regulation and Policy, Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (Fixed Term)
Judge Business School, Central Cambridge
ACAM Project Manager (Part-Time)
Department of Engineering
Careers Adviser
Careers Service, Cambridge
Graduate Training Programme Co-ordinator (Fixed Term)
Department of Oncology
Head Radiographer [Temporary Cover]
Department of Veterinary Medicine, West Cambridge Site
Project Leader
Estates Division – Projects
Research Computing Specialist – Storage and Cloud Engineer
University Information Services
Senior Project Leader
Estates Division – Projects
Student Recruitment Co-ordinator (UK and Events)
Cambridge Admissions Office, Cambridge
Database Coordinator (Part Time, Fixed Term)
Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Cancer Genetic Epidemiology
Project Manager, Accelerator & Sustainability Hub
University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership, Cambridge
Project Manager Data Trust Initiative (Fixed Term)
Department of Computer Science and Technology, West Cambridge
Unestablished Clinical Veterinarian in Farm Animal [Temporary Cover]
Department of Veterinary Medicine, West Cambridge
Critical Services Team Leader
University Information Services
Principal Scientific Associate (Fixed Term)
Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute
Clinical Neurologist (Fixed Term)
Department of Veterinary Medicine, West Cambridge Site
Faculty Manager (Administrative Officer)
Academic Division, Cambridge
Associate Director, Cambridge Conservation Initiative
University of Cambridge Development and Alumni Relations
Communications Manager (Part Time)
MRC Toxicology Unit, Cambridge
Clinical Veterinarian in Small Animal Orthopaedic Surgery
Department of Veterinary Medicine, West Cambridge Site

Language Teaching Officer (ADTIS) (Part Time)
Language Centre
Centre Coordinator and Project Manager, Cambridge Centre for AI in Medicine (Fixed Term)
Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics
Admissions Clerk
Cambridge Admissions Office, Cambridge
Biomedical Research Technician (Fixed Term)
Wellcome Trust – Medical Research Council Cambridge Stem Cell Institute, Cambridge
Custodian/Maintenance Support
Estates Division – Facilities
Facilities Assistant – Embedded
Estates Division – Facilities
Grant Finance Co-ordinator, Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (Fixed Term, Part time)
Judge Business School, Central Cambridge
Widening Participation Assistant
Cambridge Admissions Office, Cambridge
Health Coach x2 (Part Time, Fixed Term)
Department of Public Health and Primary Care
Programme Administrator (Ventures) – Fixed Term
Judge Business School, Central Cambridge
Programme Co-oordinator (Venture Support) – Fixed Term
Judge Business School, Central Cambridge
Research Laboratory Technician
MRC Toxicology Unit, Cambridge
Course Coordinator (MPhil in Public Policy) [Fixed Term] (Secondment)
Department of Politics and International Studies
Research Laboratory Coordinator (Fixed Term)
Department of Haematology, Cambridge
Research Laboratory Technician (Part Time, Fixed Term)
Department of Medicine – SCI, Cambridge
Gifts Services Administrator (Fixed Term)
University of Cambridge Development and Alumni Relations
Programme and Admissions Coordinator, MSt Entrepreneurship (Fixed Term)
Judge Business School
General Building Services Technician (Carpenter) (Internal Applicants Only)
Yusuf Hamied Department of Chemistry
Research Grants Administrator (Internal Applicants Only)
Department of Clinical Neurosciences
Senior Accounts Clerk (Internal Applicants Only)
Department of Clinical Neurosciences
Information Adviser (Maternity Cover) Fixed Term
Accommodation Service
Stores Assistant
Estates Division – Facilities
Finance Co-ordinator (Maternity Cover) Fixed Term
North West Cambridge Development
Research Themes Administrator (Fixed Term)
Office of the School of the Biological Sciences
Research Coordinator (Fixed Term)
Department of Clinical Biochemistry

AV and Multimedia Technician
Judge Business School, Central Cambridge
Events and Marketing Coordinator (Fixed Term)
Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Isaac Newton Institute
Finance Coordinator
Department of Genetics
Quality Assurance Laboratory Technician (Fixed Term)
Wolfson Brain Imaging Centre
Academic Centre Administrator (Part Time, Fixed Term)
Institute of Continuing Education, Madingley, Cambridge
Finance Assistant (Part Time, Fixed Term)
Department of Plant Sciences
HR Co-ordinator (Part Time, Fixed Term)
Department of Plant Sciences
Research Support Assistant (Fixed Term)
MRC Biostatistics Unit, Cambridge
Research Support Assistant (Fixed Term) (part time)
MRC Biostatistics Unit, Cambridge
Veterinary Radiographer (Fixed Term)
Department of Veterinary Medicine, West Cambridge
Section Coordinator
Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics, Cambridge
MPhil Programmes Administrator (fixed-term, 2 posts)
Faculty of History
Custodian
Faculty of Education
Senior Research Support Advisor
Cambridge Research Office
Tissue Culture & Media Kitchen Facility Supervisor
MRC Toxicology Unit, Cambridge

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