Job Opportunities

Executive Assistant

Full time, permanent, £32,245 per annum

A highly motivated and organised Executive Assistant is required to provide support to the Senior Tutor.  Holding a front-facing, pivotal role within the Academic Office at the heart of the College, the EA will provide a full range of administrative services to the Senior Tutor in order to achieve the smooth running of her professional life.
The post is an exciting opportunity for someone who enjoys a varied workload, and is keen to work in a key supporting role in a large Oxford college.
This post is central to the team in St Anne’s Academic Office, and so the post holder must be able to demonstrate their ability to work well in a team environment as well as being comfortable working on behalf of the Senior Tutor, and independently when the Senior Tutor is not available.
A high command of written and spoken English, excellent skills in office IT systems, and significant experience of writing reports are essential.
The ideal candidate will have a proactive approach to work, an ability to interact with people at all levels and evidence of diplomatic skills and tact and discretion in dealing with extremely confidential or sensitive matters. 
You will be based in the Academic Office at St Anne’s College, Woodstock Road, Oxford.
Please see the full job description here.
If you would like to apply please download an application form and return it with a CV and a covering letter stating why you are interested in and suitable for this role, to
The closing date is Thursday 19th January, 12 noon.  We expect to hold interviews on the  31st January.
Applicants are encouraged to complete and return a voluntary equal opportunities form.

General Maintenance Assistant

£16,031, full time, permanent
St Anne’s College seeks to appoint a General Maintenance Assistant to support the Maintenance Team with all aspects of their work.  Working indoors and outdoors throughout the year, tasks will include minor general estates work, moving and setting up furniture, setting up AV equipment and other duties relating to the care of the College and smooth running of conferences and events.

This post requires a full driving licence.  The successful candidate will be willing to work flexibly both as part of a team and alone, be able to work under their own initiative and have good interpersonal and communication skills.

The position is offered on a full-time permanent basis (37 hours per week).  The postholder will need to be flexible with working hours to deal with workload.  Benefits include: a staff pension scheme and free lunches when on duty and dining hall is open.

Please click here for the full job description
If you would like to apply please download and complete an application form and send it with a covering letter explaining why you are interested in and suitable for this role and a full CV to closing date is 19th January, 12.00 noon.  We expect to hold interviews on 30th January.

Applicants are encouraged to complete and return a voluntary equal opportunities form.

The Kathleen Bourne Junior Research Fellowship in French

The Governing Body of St Anne's College invites applications for the Kathleen Bourne Junior Research Fellowship, tenable from 1 October 2017, for two years in the first instance, with a possibility of a third and final year. The JRF is open to those intending to pursue research in Modern Languages who are at an early stage of their academic career, typically at post-doctoral level. The Fellowship is offered for research in any French subject, primarily (i) French language and literature; or (ii) French architecture, art, history, music or philosophy.

Applications will be judged primarily on the basis of the candidate’s potential to undertake a significant and exciting programme of research in some area of French language or literature, or French architecture, art, history, music, music, philosophy, as evidenced by their research proposal, publication record and academic references.

Stipend, including 3 hours of teaching per week, will be £23,497 (this figure may be reduced to take account of any award or grant already held by or promised to the successful applicant).  Free accommodation (bed-sitting room) will be offered if available and required; otherwise a living-out allowance of £4,132 pa will be paid.

Please see the full further particulars here:

How to Apply
Electronic applications only. The following documents should be sent, in Word format, or as a pdf, attached to an email, to St Anne’s College: 

1) A completed Appointing Committee’s Form (see page 5 of the Further Particulars).
2) A Curriculum Vitae.
3) A Research statement (not more than 500 words) setting out your research interests. 
4) Two academic references. Referees should be asked to write (in English please) directly to the Executive Assistant (email above), without waiting for a request from the College.
5) Candidates are also invited to complete the voluntary equal opportunities form and return it by post to St Anne’s College, or by email to These forms are used for monitoring purposes and will not be seen by any member of the selection committee.

Closing date: Friday 3rd February 12 noon.

Interviews are expected to take place on Monday 27 February 2017.

Applicants are encouraged to complete an return a voluntary equal opportunities form.

Associate Professor or Professor of Medieval and Renaissance Portuguese

Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages, 41 Wellington Square, Oxford in association with St Anne's College (and Lincoln/Merton). 
38S: £45,562 - £61,179 p.a. 

The Faculty, in association with the Colleges (St Anne's, Lincoln and Merton), is seeking to appoint an Associate Professor or Professor of Medieval and Renaissance Portuguese. The postholder will be expected to provide teaching, research and supervision in the area of medieval/renaissance Portuguese.

Successful candidates will demonstrate the following: A research record, of international standing appropriate to the stage of the candidate’s career in the area of the Portuguese Renaissance and/or Medieval Studies; a doctoral degree in a related discipline by the start date of this position (or in exceptional circumstances, have submitted a completed doctoral dissertation at least 2 months before the proposed start date); fluency in English and Portuguese to native or near native standard.

The salary will be £45,562 - £61,179 p.a. with a housing allowance of £8,263 p.a. (2016-17 figure).

For further details, and to apply, please go to the University of Oxford website.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 23 January 2017.

Applications (Support Roles)

If you are applying for any of our support staff vacancies we will require:
• a covering letter, stating why you are interested in and suitable for the role
• a full CV
• a completed application form (download from the job details). 
Ideally these should be sent as email attachments in a word or pdf format. The email text should state which role you are applying for.
Please see the individual job details for further information on how to apply.

We may be unable to open attachments if the email accompanying them is blank or unclear.  
Incomplete applications may not be processed.

Postal applications can be sent to HR Office, St Anne’s College, Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6HS.

St Anne's College is an equal opportunities employer.