University of Cambridge

Department of Physics

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The Department of Physics requires a full-time Receptionist as part of its receptions and print room team.

The aim of the role is to provide an efficient and friendly first point of contact for all visitors to the Cavendish Laboratory and associated buildings.

The role involves welcoming visitors and dealing with a variety of enquiries that come through to the Department either via telephone, email or in person, preparing documentation in the print room and dealing with post.

The successful candidate will be confident in juggling immediate priorities and able to deal with pressurised situation. Additionally, you must be happy to work as part of a team.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 12 months in the first instance.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

Click the ‘Apply’ button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact Liz Hewitt or Irene O Flynn on 01223 336030 or email

Please quote reference KA22122 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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