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Senior Tutor

Gonville & Caius College is seeking to appoint a Senior Tutor with effect from 1 October 2019. Ideally, the successful candidate will join from 1 September 2019 or earlier to allow a period of assimilation before the start of the academic year.

The Senior Tutor will be elected as a Fellow of the College. The Senior Tutor is responsible to the College Council for providing leadership and administration of the College’s teaching and tutorial arrangements. Such areas of work include the development and implementation of College policy relating to undergraduate teaching and admissions, postgraduate admissions, and students’ welfare and discipline; as well as working with the other Tutors, including the Admissions Tutors and Postgraduate Tutors, to promote high academic standards and student well-being.

The stipend (in the range of Salary Spine Points 60-69, £56,403 - £73,540 pa) is pensionable under the Universities Superannuation Scheme. The position is intended to be full-time but if a part-time appointment is made the salary will be pro-rata. Appointment to the role of Senior Tutor will be for a fixed term of 7 years.

Candidates should send a full curriculum vitae, a personal statement (up to two pages) explaining how their previous experience, qualifications, and skills have prepared them for the position with reference to the selection criteria, and the names and contact details of three referees. Referees will be contacted by the College only with the candidate’s consent.

A full job description and application form can be obtained from the College website or via the hyperlink.

Applications should be addressed to the Master, Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge, CB2 1TA, or via email to, to arrive no later than noon 22nd February 2019. 

Interviews for long-listed candidates are arranged for the week commencing 4th March 2019. These will offer an opportunity to meet the College Officers and other Fellows, representatives of the JCR and MCR, and Tutorial Office staff, as well as to tour the College. The final interviews will be held on 20th March 2019.

Closing Date noon Friday 22nd February 2019