Talented women please apply here

13 March 2017

GraduationLucy Cavendish College – part of the University of Cambridge – is seeking a woman* who will make a significant difference to the lives and academic achievements of its students: a new Senior Tutor (Academic Director) and Fellow.

This is a unique opportunity to join a College renowned for its diverse intellectual community of women aged 21 and over. The successful applicant will join a friendly and welcoming community, becoming one of 34 Fellows at the College.

With ambitious plans afoot to further strengthen the College’s academic record, the new Senior Tutor will be pivotal in driving change and helping students to achieve their full potential.

The post requires a dynamic, creative and strategic thinker who will enjoy a hands-on role that encompasses responsibility for all aspects of student life, as well as all tutorial, welfare, teaching, admissions and library functions. With 350 students in the College, there will certainly be variety and reward in abundance.

College President, Jackie Ashley warmly encourages women to consider joining the Lucy Cavendish team:

“Come and join our team of talented and dynamic women and you could make a huge difference in the lives of many students.”

Find out more about the role and how to apply 

*The College has exemption from the provisions of the Equality Act 2010 relating to sex discrimination.


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About Lucy Cavendish

Lucy Cavendish is the only women's college in Europe exclusively for students aged 21 or over, and a unique part of the University of Cambridge. Its undergraduate and postgraduate students come from over 60 countries, and a wide variety of educational and professional backgrounds. Many have changed careers or overcome significant challenges in order to reach University. The College is particularly strong in Medicine, Law, Veterinary Medicine, Psychology, the Social Sciences and English.

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