Work for Us - Employment Opportunities

St Hugh’s College is a warm and welcoming community, and a lively and interesting place to work. We offer competitive rates of pay, and excellent terms and conditions, including free lunch and parking for most employees. Academic and non-academic posts are advertised below.

We are an equal opportunities employer, and we welcome applications from candidates seeking job share or flexible working positions.


Current Vacancies

Academic Positions

Departmental Lecturer in Classical Literature

Faculty of Classics, Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies, 66 St Giles’, Oxford and St Hugh’s College

Grade 7: £31,604 – £38,833 pro rata per annum

The Faculty of Classics, in conjunction with St Hugh’s College, invites applications for a temporary Departmental Lecturer to cover the teaching and other duties of Professor Tim Rood while he is on Leverhulme Research leave from October 2018 to September 2019 with effect from 1 October 2018.

The successful candidate will be expected to engage in advanced study and research in aspects of Greek or Latin Literature and will be able to lecture and teach both undergraduates and graduate students, with a particular need in Historiography.  The successful candidate will be expected to engage in examination assessment, admissions processes, and Faculty administration. As well, as be required to share in managing the tuition and pastoral care of students studying Classics in the College and to participate fully in the administrative work of the College.

The successful candidate will have a doctorate in a related field (awarded or submitted at point of applying), have a record of successful undergraduate teaching within classical literature, a publication record in a related field and an ongoing programme of research.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online via and enter Vacancy ID 133851.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Wednesday 28 March.

Contact Person : Miss Philippa Crowley

Contact Phone : 01865 288391

Contact Email :

Link to JD:

Associate Professorship in Literature in English 1660-1830

Applications are invited for the post of Associate Professor and Tutorial Fellow in Literature in English with effect from 1st October 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Applications for this post are sought from well-qualified candidates with expertise in literature in English of the period 1660 to 1830. The successful candidate will be expected to engage in advanced study and academic research, and to enthuse and inspire students at both undergraduate and graduate level through a variety of teaching methods including tutorials, classes, lectures, and supervision. Candidates must have a doctorate in a relevant field (or have submitted a completed doctoral dissertation for examination by the closing date) and evidence of distinguished research and/or research potential in the area of literature in English 1660-1830. A publication record appropriate to the appointee’s career stage, and which will enhance the profile of the English Faculty in this area, is required, as is evidence of excellence in teaching literature in English in the period 1660-1830.

More information is given in the further particulars below.

APTF in English at St Hugh’s College, Oxford – FPs

Applications, comprising a curriculum vitae, publications list, a statement of teaching experience and range, as well as the details of three referees, should be submitted by email as a single pdf to the Academic Registrar, St Hugh’s College ( by Noon on Thursday 22nd March 2018. Interviews will be held in April.

St Hugh’s College, Oxford is an equal opportunities employer.

Four-Year Stipendiary Lectureship in German

St Hugh’s College and St Anne’s College, in association with the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages, propose to appoint a five-hour Stipendiary Lecturer in German, specialising in the modern period (C18-21), with effect from 1 October 2018 until 30 September 2022, to fulfill teaching needs arising from the current Fellow’s reduction in teach hours.

The two Colleges admit up to seven undergraduates per year for degrees of which German is a part.  The Lecturer will be expected to teach German Language and Literature to undergraduates (in tutorials and classes) for five hours each week averaged over the three terms of each academic year.  In addition, the Lecturer will be expected to play a full role in the running of German in Modern Languages and its Joint Schools in the colleges.  The Lecturer will also become a member of the German Sub-Faculty and will be expected to participate in the central programme of lectures and other Faculty activities.

The annual stipend will be on a scale currently starting at £16,040 per annum.  Further information about the role and how to apply can be found here.  Applications and two references should be submitted by Noon on 16 April 2018.

St Hugh’s College, Oxford is an equal opportunities employer.

Non-Academic Positions


Salary – Grade 2 £17,062.50 – £17,628 (discretionary £18,369 – £21,196.50) per annum

St Hugh’s College has one of the largest gardens of the Oxford Colleges in a 14 acre site located in North Oxford.  The garden contains many established areas of considerable beauty and interest and also offers considerable potential for further developmentWe are seeking to appoint a motivated individual to join a small and committed garden/grounds team which help to maintain and improve our extensive College grounds.

For further particulars and details how to apply please see below:

Gardener Job Description 2018

To apply please complete the form below and click next to submit the application.

Closing date for applications noon Monday 26 March, 2018.

The college is willing to pay the full range of the discretionary pay scale for a suitably qualified and experienced gardenePotential applicants are welcome to contact the Head Gardner and Grounds Manager, Ed Reid before submitting their applications.

St Hugh’s is a self-governing College of Oxford University and is committed to the principle of equality of opportunity in employment, and operates an Equal Opportunities Policy and Code of Practice.  We welcome applications from candidates seeking job share or flexible working.

Casual Servery/Waiting Assistant

Salary: £8.75 per hour

We are looking for Casual Servery/Waiting Assistant to join the current team to help in Hall and with conference events.  The duties will involve clearing and setting tables, serving meals and dealing with payments.  You may also be asked to assist with College functions, greeting guests, serving drinks and canapés, and taking responsibility for ensuring that guests enjoy their experience.  The role will also involve some light cleaning duties.

For further particulars, please see below:

Servery Assistant Casual Job Description 2017

If you have any queries, please email or telephone HR on (01865) 274914.

St Hugh’s is a self-governing College of Oxford University and is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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