203 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


AstraZeneca PhD Studentship (Fixed Term)
Department of Biochemistry, Cambridge
AstraZeneca/Pharmacology 4 year PhD studentship (Fixed Term)
Department of Pharmacology, Central Cambridge
EPSRC CDT in Aerosol Science – Development of a Quartz Enhanced Photoacoustic Spectrometer for Soot Aerosol Detection
Department of Engineering, Cambridge
EPSRC DTP Studentship – 3D printed fibre sensors for breath-borne biomarker detection
Department of Engineering, Cambridge
EPSRC DTP Studentship – Adaptive brain-machine interfaces
Department of Engineering, Cambridge
EPSRC DTP Studentship – Bayesian Learning for Object Recognition from Noisy Time Series Data
Department of Engineering, Cambridge
EPSRC DTP Studentship – Control and Optimization in modern Power Grids
Department of Engineering, Cambridge
EPSRC DTP Studentship – Exploring digital technologies for adaptive supply chain design for patient-centric healthcare
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 DTP Studentship – Tissue Biomechanics
Department of Engineering, Cambridge
EPSRC DTP Studentship- Bioengineered Vascular Grafts Derived from Tubular Collagen Constructs
Department of Engineering, Cambridge
EPSRC FIBE2 CDT PhD studentship with Aveva: rapid prototyping industrial installation
Department of Engineering, Cambridge
EPSRC FIBE2 CDT PhD studentship with Costain: Sustainable Digital Concrete: Fast-tracking viable strategies for immediate cement reduction
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 PhD studentship with MTC: Bridge structures with zero emissions
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
EPSRC iCASE Studentship – Bulk Superconductors for Benchtop NMR applications
Department of Engineering, Cambridge
EPSRC ICASE Studentship – Investigating the Impact of Future In-Vehicle HMI Trends
Department of Engineering, Cambridge
EPSRC iCASE studentship: Predicting population level behaviour by single-cell characterisation of genetic devices
Sainsbury Laboratory
ESPRC DTP Studentship – Electroactive membranes for smart drug delivery implants
Department of Engineering, Cambridge
Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher in Adjoint sensitivity analysis and 3D shape optimization in complex internal compressible thermo-viscous flows
Department of Engineering, Cambridge
Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher in ITN Astrotech – developing electrophysiology devices for the in vitro and in vivo detection of electrical activity of astrocytes
Department of Engineering, Cambridge
MRes + PhD (4 years) Nanoscience & Nanotechnology x 12 (Fixed Term)
Department of Physics, West Cambridge
PhD Studentship in Heritage Studies (fixed term) x 2
Department of Archaeology

PhD Studentships (x5), Cambridge Centre for AI in Medicine
Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics
Clinical Lecturer in Anaesthesia
Department of Medicine
Clinical Lecturer in Medical Oncology
Department of Oncology
Joint University Lectureship in Microbiology (bacteriology) – Departments of Biochemistry and Pathology
Department of Pathology, Cambridge
Lectureship in Extragalactic Astrophysics
Department of Physics
Reader (Honorary Clinical Consultant) in Gastroenterology
Department of Medicine
Slaughter & May Lecturer in Corporate Law and Corporate Finance (Fixed Term)
Faculty of Law
Tunku Abdul Rahman University Lectureship in Malay World Studies
Office of the School of Arts and Humanities, Cambridge
Two University Lectureships – Synthetic Organic Chemistry
Yusuf Hamied Department of Chemistry
Unestablished Lecturer (Fixed Term)
Department of History and Philosophy of Science
Unestablished University Lecturer in Modern French History [Temporary Cover]
Faculty of History
Unestablished University Lecturer in Modern Irish History (Fixed Term)
Faculty of History, CAMBRIDGE
University Lecturer in Black British History
Faculty of History
University Lecturer in EU Law
Faculty of Law
University Lecturer in Experimental Astrophysics
Department of Physics, Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge
University Lecturer in Public Law
Faculty of Law
University Lectureship in Medical Anthropology
Department of Social Anthropology
University Lectureships in Mechanics and Materials (x 2)
Department of Engineering
Bioinformatics Research Associate (Fixed Term)
Wellcome Trust/Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute
Director of Research (Clinical) Histopathologist
MRC Toxicology Unit, Cambridge
Director of Research
MRC Toxicology Unit, Cambridge
Laudes Research Assistant / Research Associate / Senior Research Associate in timber construction, policy, and climate change x 2 (Fixed Term)
Department of Architecture, Central Cambridge
Molecular Biology Research Assistant in Next Generation Sequencing Facility (Fixed Term)
Wellcome Trust – Medical Research Council Cambridge Stem Cell Institute
MRC Programme Leader Track (Senior Research Associate) / Programme Leader (Principal Research Associate)
MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit
Munby Fellowship in Bibliography (2021-2022)
University Library

Post-Doctoral Fellow in Taiwan Studies (Fixed Term)
Department of East Asian Studies, Cambridge
Post-doctoral Research Associate – Butterfly Genetics Group (Fixed Term)
Department of Zoology
Post-doctoral Research Associate – Using bio-inspiration to inform the design of swarm technology
Department of Zoology
Postdoctoral Research Associate – Morphological Evolution Group
Department of Zoology
Postdoctoral Research Associate in Galaxy Formation & Evolution (Fixed Term)
Department of Physics, Cambridge
Research and Outreach Associate (Fixed Term)
HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Centre of Islamic Studies, Cambridge
Research Assistant (Part Time, Fixed Term)
Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence, Cambridge
Research Assistant (Fixed Term – 3 years)
Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute
Research Assistant (Fixed Term)
Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute
Research Assistant (Fixed Term)
Department of Biochemistry, Cambridge
Research Assistant (Fixed Term)
Department of Clinical Biochemistry
Research Assistant (Fixed Term)
Department of Clinical Neurosciences
Research Assistant (Fixed Term)
Department of Oncology
Research Assistant (Fixed Term)
McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research
Research Assistant – Neuroscience (Full time/Part-time)
Cambridge Institute for Medical Research – Clinical Neurosciences
Research Assistant in Cloning and Gene Editing (Fixed Term)
Department of Clinical Biochemistry
Research Assistant in Molecular and Cellular Biology (Fixed Term)
Department of Clinical Biochemistry
Research Assistant in technical GIS x 2 (Fixed Term)
McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research
Research Assistant, Histopathology/ In Situ Hybridisation Core Facility
Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute
Research Assistant/ Associate at the Bennett Institute for Public Policy (Fixed term)
Department of Politics and International Studies
Research Assistant/Associate (Fixed Term) – Manufacturing of nanomaterials using deep eutectic solvents
Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology
Research Assistant/Associate (Fixed Term) Earth-abundant catalysts and novel layered 2D perovskites for solar water splitting (H2CAT)
Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology
Research Assistant/Associate (Fixed Term)
Department of Computer Science and Technology, West Cambridge
Research Assistant/Associate (Fixed Term)
Department of Physics
Research Assistant/Associate (Fixed Term)
Department of Psychology

Research Assistant/Associate (Fixed Term)
Department of Psychology, West Cambridge
Research Assistant/Associate (Fixed Term, Full-Time/Part-Time)
Faculty of Education
Research Assistant/Associate – Bioinformatician (Fixed Term)
Wellcome Trust – Medical Research Council Cambridge Stem Cell Institute, Cambridge
Research Assistant/Associate in CHERI Operating Systems (Fixed Term)
Department of Computer Science and Technology, West Cambridge
Research Assistant/Associate in Elastic Manufacturing Operations Management (Fixed Term)
Department of Engineering, West Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Research Assistant/Associate in experimental optics (holographic mode excitation) (Fixed Term)
Department of Physics
Research Assistant/Associate in High-TRL Rapid-Test Facility Design (Fixed Term)
Department of Engineering, Cambridge
Research Assistant/Associate in Optical Signal Processing (Fixed Term)
Department of Engineering, West Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Research Assistant/Associate in Quantum Dot Display Technology (Fixed Term)
Department of Engineering, West Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Research Assistant/Associate in Redox Flow Batteries (Fixed Term)
Department of Engineering, West Cambridge, Cambridgeshire,UK
Research Assistant/Associate in Soft Robotics Sensing and Self-Healing (Fixed Term)
Department of Engineering, Central Cambridge, Cambridge
Research Assistant/Associate in Spatio-Temporal Inference for Networked Objects (Fixed Term)
Department of Engineering, Central Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, UK
Research Assistant/Associate in theoretical condensed matter physics (frustrated magnetism)
Department of Physics, West Cambridge
Research Assistant/Research Associate* in Psychology or Social Science (Fixed Term)
Department of Public Health and Primary Care, The Primary Care Unit
Research Associate (Fixed Term)
Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics
Research Associate (Fixed Term)
Department of Clinical Biochemistry
Research Associate (Fixed Term)
Department of Clinical Neurosciences
Research Associate (Fixed Term)
Department of Geography
Research Associate (Fixed Term)
Department of Geography
Research Associate (Fixed Term)
Department of Haematology, Cambridge
Research Associate (Fixed Term)
Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy
Research Associate (Fixed Term)
Department of Medicine
Research Associate (Fixed Term)
Department of Medicine
Research Associate (Fixed Term)
Department of Psychiatry
Research Associate (Fixed Term)
Wellcome Trust/Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute

Research Associate – Evaluation of Mandatory Calorie Labelling (Fixed Term)
MRC Epidemiology Unit
Research Associate in Cell Biology (Fixed Term)
Cambridge Institute for Medical Research (CIMR)
Research Associate in Epidemiological Modelling (Fixed Term)
Department of Plant Sciences, Cambridge
Research Associate in Microbial Systems Biology – Group Locke
Sainsbury Laboratory
Research Associate in Molecular Biology and Gene Editing (Fixed Term)
Department of Clinical Biochemistry
Research Associate in Plant System Biology – Group Locke
Sainsbury Laboratory
Research Associate in Quantitative Plant Biology
Sainsbury Laboratory
Research Associate x 3 (Fixed Term)
Department of Biochemistry, Cambridge
Research Associate/Senior Research Associate in Business Transformation (Fixed Term)
University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership, Cambridge
Senior Research Associate
MRC Biostatistics Unit
Professorship of Molecular Endocrinology
Department of Clinical Biochemistry
Accountant, Central & Research Accounting
Finance Division, Cambridge
Administrative Officer
Academic Division, Cambridge
Administrator (Education Quality and Policy) (Secondment)
Education Quality and Policy Office, Cambridge
Assistant Energy Manager (Fixed Term – 2 years)
Estates Division – Sustainability
Associate Director, Trusts and Foundations
University of Cambridge Development and Alumni Relations
Bioinformatician (Fixed Term) (x2)
Division of Neurology, Cambridge
Bioinformatician – INTREPID Project (Fixed Term)
Department of Medicine
Bioinformatician
MRC Toxicology Unit, Cambridge
Business Analyst (Fixed Term)
University Information Services
CJBS Centre Finance Coordinator (CCAF)
Judge Business School
CJBS China Programme Manager (Fixed Term)
Judge Business School
Clinical Training Lead/Clinical Teaching Associate in Anaesthesia (Fixed Term)
Department of Veterinary Medicine, West Cambridge
Clinical/Translational Research Practitioner (Fixed Term)
Department of Oncology
Computer Associate – Front End Developer (Fixed Term)
Judge Business School, Central Cambridge

Critical Services Team Leader
University Information Services
Data Scientist – NIHR BioResource for Translational Research (Fixed Term)
Department of Haematology
Deputy Head of VAT
Finance Division, Cambridge
Deputy Operations Manager (Fixed Term)
Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Cardiovascular Epidemiology Unit
Deputy Secretary, School of the Physical Sciences [Temporary Cover]
Academic Division, Cambridge
Development Project Manager- Strategic Initiatives
University of Cambridge Development and Alumni Relations
Director of Development, Cambridge University Health Partners
University of Cambridge Development and Alumni Relations
Educational Technologist (Fixed Term)
Office of the School of the Biological Sciences, 17 Mill Lane, Cambridge CB2 1RX
Functional and Reporting Analyst
Finance Division, Cambridge
Head of Employment Tax
Finance Division, Cambridge
Head Radiographer [Maternity Cover]
Department of Veterinary Medicine, West Cambridge Site
HR Business Manager – HSS (Temporary Cover)
Human Resources Division, Central Cambridge
IT Manager (Fixed Term)
Department of Geography
Lead Product Manager (Fixed Term)
University Information Services
MTI Consortium Manager (Fixed Term)
Milner Therapeutics Institute, Cambridge
Oesophageal Cancer Projects Laboratory Manager (Fixed Term)
MRC Cancer Unit
Programme Director, Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation (Fixed Term)
Judge Business School, Central Cambridge
Programme Manager, Executive Education (Fixed Term)
University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership, Cambridge
Project Manager, Centre for Business Transformation
University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership, Cambridge
Quality Lead (Fixed Term)
Department of Oncology
Re-Imagining Professional Services Programme Manager (Fixed Term) – Internal Candidates Only
Academic Division, Cambridge
Regional Manager (International)
Cambridge Admissions Office, Cambridge
Scholarly Communication Specialist
University Library
Schools Learning Officer [Temporary Cover] (Part Time)
Botanic Garden
Senior Associate Director, London
University of Cambridge Development and Alumni Relations

Senior Bioinformatics Analyst/Bioinformatics Analyst (Fixed Term)
Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute
Senior Business Insight Analyst
Judge Business School, Central Cambridge
Senior Research Study Coordinator (Fixed Term)
Department of Public Health and Primary Care, NIHR BioResource Research Group
Senior Study Coordinator (Fixed Term)
Department of Public Health and Primary Care, NIHR BioResource Research Group
Student Recruitment Coordinator (International)
Cambridge Admissions Office, Cambridge
Technical Lead Digital Preservation (Fixed Term)
University Library
UCI Impact and Operations Manager
Department of Engineering
User Experience Researcher [Maternity Cover, Internal Candidates Only]
University Information Services
Web Developer (Fixed Term)
Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics
Accounts Assistant (Fixed Term)
Faculty of Law
Administrator (Assistant Editor) (Part Time, Fixed Term)
Institute of Criminology, Cambridge
Air Pollution Projects Administrator (Part Time, Fixed Term)
Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics
Biomedical Research Technician (Fixed Term)
Wellcome Trust – Medical Research Council Cambridge Stem Cell Institute, Cambridge
Building Services Assistant – Facilities and Security (Fixed Term)
University Library
Chief HR Administrator
Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Cleaner / Porter Team Leader – Internal Candidates Only
Department of Engineering
Client Services Administrator (Fixed Term)
Department of Veterinary Medicine, West Cambridge Site
Clinical Trials Finance Administrator (Fixed Term)
Department of Oncology
Communications Administrator (Part Time, Fixed Term) [Internal Applicants Only]
Department of Public Health and Primary Care
Communications and Marketing Executive
University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership, Cambridge
Course Administrator – Medical Student Palliative and End of Life Care (Fixed Term)
Department of Public Health and Primary Care
Course Administrator in MPhil Politics and International Studies (Fixed term) [Temporary Cover]
Department of Politics and International Studies
Custodian/Maintenance Support
Estates Division – Facilities
Customer Service Assistant [Temporary Cover]
Accommodation Service
Development Assistant (Fixed Term)
Kettle’s Yard

Drupal Developer – Assistant Software Developer (Internal applicants only)
Department of Psychiatry, Cambridge
Electrician
Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, West Cambridge
Events Assistant
University of Cambridge Development and Alumni Relations
Facilities Assistant – Embedded
Estates Division – Facilities
Finance Systems Project Coordinator
Finance Division, Cambridge
Genetics & Phenotyping Laboratory Technician (Fixed Term)
Department of Plant Sciences
Impact Project Coordinator (Fixed Term)
Cambridge Research Office
Laboratory Technician Apprentice (Fixed Term)
MRC Cancer Unit
Library Assistant – Music [Temporary Cover] (Part Time)
University Library
MPhil Co-ordinator (Fixed Term)
Department of Geography
Occupational Health Clinic Nurse (Part Time)
Occupational Health and Safety Service, Central Cambridge
Personal Assistant to the Reader in Transfusion Medicine (Part Time, Fixed Term)
Department of Haematology, Cambridge
Pharmacy Clerk (Fixed Term)
Department of Veterinary Medicine, West Cambridge Site
Productivity Institute Administrator (Part Time, Fixed Term)
Department of Politics and International Studies
Receptionist/Clerical Assistant
Department of Biochemistry, Cambridge
Research Coordinator (Fixed Term)
Department of Engineering
Research Coordinator in Drosophila Connectomics Group (Part Time, Fixed Term)
Department of Zoology
Research Grants Administrator (Part Time, Fixed Term)
Institute of Criminology
Research Laboratory Assistant (Fixed Term)
Department of Surgery
Research Laboratory Coordinator (Fixed Term)
Department of Clinical Biochemistry
Research Laboratory Coordinator (Fixed Term)
Department of Plant Sciences
Research Laboratory Technician (Part Time, Fixed Term)
Department of Plant Sciences
Senior Research Laboratory Technician (Fixed Term)
Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, West Cambridge
Senior Secretary (Fixed Term)
Department of Biochemistry, Cambridge
Service Desk Analyst (Internal Applicants Only) (Fixed Term)
University Information Services
Service Technician (Barrier)
South Cambridge
Social Sciences Research Co-ordinator (Fixed Term) – Internal Applicants Only
Academic Division, Cambridge
Trainee Technician (Fixed Term)
Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience

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