Master – closing date 17 May

Founded in 1962, St Catherine’s College is the newest of the University of Oxford’s 36 colleges that admit both undergraduate and graduate students. In recent years it has also grown to become its largest, with approximately 500 undergraduates and more than 400 graduate members. St Catherine’s prides itself on its record of academic excellence, history of inclusion, as well as its modern, outward-looking atmosphere. The college’s motto is ‘Nova et Vetera’, the new and the old.

St Catherine’s College is now seeking to elect a new Master, in succession to Professor Kersti Bőrjars.  The College’s Governing Body wishes to make an election in the early summer of this year, with the expectation that the successful candidate will take up post as soon as practicable during the academic year 2024-25.

St Catherine’s College invites applications from individuals with distinguished records of achievement in their fields, including demonstration of energetic and effective leadership. In making this appointment, the Governing Body wishes to identify a new Master who can take the College forward with both confidence and imagination, harnessing its strengths and aspirations so that Fellows, staff and students continue to flourish in all that they do.


To Apply

Saxton Bampfylde Ltd is acting as an employment agency advisor to the St Catherine’s College, Oxford on this appointment. For further information about the role, including details about how to apply, please visit using reference FBNZA. Alternatively telephone +44 (0)20 7227 0880 (during office hours). Applications should be received by 1pm on Friday 17th May 2024.