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Photographer (Part Time)

Salary range: £27,929 - £32,348 Closing date: 20 February 2023 Download the job pack

As the principal museum of the University of Cambridge and the largest cultural venue in the region, The Fitzwilliam Museum acts as a crucial bridge between the University, the City and the rest of the world, and has an international reputation for extraordinary research, world class exhibitions, award-winning public programmes and significant collections spanning many cultures and centuries. The Hamilton Kerr Institute (HKI) is a sub-department of the museum and is one of the world's leading centres for teaching and research in paintings conservation and heritage science.

The Photographer will contribute to the work of the Photographic Department ensuring high quality new photography and imaging, including innovative new methodologies. The role holder will mostly work at the Hamilton Kerr Institute in Whittlesford, and at the Fitzwilliam Museum working with the museum collections, works on loan and museum activity.

The role holder will make a significant contribution to providing a comprehensive, high quality photographic service and will work closely with the Image Library to deliver images for internal and external requests and orders, and with the Documentation team to enhance collections access through providing images for Collections catalogue and Search.

In return, we offer an encouraging and supportive environment, an attractive pension scheme, generous holiday allowance and many employee benefits such as a shopping discounts scheme.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a basic disclosure (criminal records check) check and a security check.

Closing date for applications: 19th February at 23:59 (GMT).

Interview Date: 2nd March

Informal enquiries are welcomed and should be directed to

If you have any queries regarding the application process please contact

Please quote reference DA33782 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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