Job Vacancies

Our current competition for a 2023 start has now closed.  The next competition, for a 2024 start, will open in September 2023.

Each year the College proposes to elect up to four Fellows by Examination (elsewhere known as Junior Research Fellows). Each Fellowship is tenable for three years. The Fellow is a member of the Governing Body of the College for the first two years and is entitled to: free lunches and dinners in College; a research allowance; and partnered accommodation in College free of charge or, alternatively, a taxable housing allowance. Successful candidates who decide to live out of College may have use of shared office space in College.  Fellows by Examination are expected to live in the Oxford area, and his/her research base must be in Oxford.

You may contact us regarding Fellowships by Examination (Junior Research Fellowships) but please be aware that your query may not be answered immediately.

Each year the College elects a Visiting Fellow or Fellows for periods of one year or shorter during an academic year. In addition, a Robert S. Campbell Visiting Fellow may be elected for research in law, especially commercial or competition law.

A Visiting Fellowship is intended to offer an established scholar, either from abroad or from the United Kingdom, an opportunity to pursue his or her own study and research as a member of the College.

Visiting Fellowships are usually advertised each September, and once the process has started, application details will be found on our Job Vacancies page. Closing dates are the middle of December of the academic year of application. Should you require information that is not given above, contact us regarding visiting fellowships but please be aware that your query may not be answered immediately. Applications are now welcome; please see below.

Visiting Fellowships

POSTED: 5 September 2022, CLOSING: 9 december 2022

The College proposes to elect a Visiting Fellow or Fellows for the academic year 2023–2024.  The College may in addition elect one or more applicants to Robert S Campbell Visiting Fellowships. These Fellowships are open to those intending to undertake research in Law, with special emphasis on Commercial Law, Competition or Antitrust Law, Internal Competition or Antitrust Law, Constitutional Law and Contract Law.  In certain circumstances an election in a related legal area may be made. 

A Visiting Fellowship is intended to offer an established scholar, either from abroad or from elsewhere in the United Kingdom, an opportunity to pursue his or her own study and research as a member of the College.

Applications are particularly encouraged from under-represented groups within their respective disciplines. Magdalen College is an equal opportunities employer.  Further information can be obtained from the College web site, at www.magd.ox.ac.uk/equality.

Details of how to apply and further particulars can be found below. The closing date is Friday, 9 December 2022.

Food & Beverage Services Assistant

POSTED: 27 October 2022, CLOSING: 10 November 2022

Magdalen College is looking for a proactive and skilled individual to join the Catering Department.  Applicants should have proven experience of supervising in a catering environment together with up to date knowledge of food safety legislation.  The successful candidate will be self-motivated, active and have a pragmatic approach to teamwork and catering services.    

The salary for this post will be £23,587 per annum. Benefits include generous holidays, a contributory pension scheme and use of sports facilities.

Please complete the College application form and send it, together with the recruitment monitoring form, to Human Resources Assistant, Magdalen College, Oxford, OX1 4AU or human.resources@magd.ox.ac.uk.  If you do not wish the College to contact your referees at this stage, please make this clear in your application.  The closing date for receipt of applications is 12 noon on 10 November 2022.  

The College particularly welcomes applications from Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic candidates. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.    

Chef de Partie (Stove)

POSTED: 3 October 2022, CLOSING: 30 november 2022

Magdalen College is seeking to appoint and able Chef de Partie (Stove) to join our established kitchen team.   The kitchen team provide food for the Senior Common Room, Buttery and the Old Kitchen Bar, presenting high quality dishes to meet a wide range of styles and needs. The salary for this role is £26,000 – £28,875 per annum, depending on experience, and the successful candidate will be working 80 hours, split shifts Monday to Friday over a two-week roster.