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University offices: Vacancies

The University follows an equal opportunities policy and has a policy on arrangements for part-time work.

Applications are invited for the following University offices:

University Lecturer or University Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Engineering

University Lecturer or University Assistant Lecturer in manufacturing in the Department of Engineering to take up appointment as soon as possible. Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates working in the area of manufacturing management who have a significant record of industrial experience and responsibility, and a knowledge of modern manufacturing techniques at strategic, operational, and technical levels. The person appointed will be expected to take a leading role in planning and running the one-year Advanced Course in Design, Manufacture, and Management (ACDMM), a course that prepares able young graduates for careers in manufacturing industry. The appointment will involve research with groups developing new approaches to manufacturing management and technology. Publication of results in these and related research areas will be encouraged.

 The appointment will be made at either University Lecturer or University Assistant Lecturer level, depending on the age and experience of the person appointed, and will be for three years, with the possibility, for a University Lecturer, of reappointment to the retiring age or, for a University Assistant Lecturer, of reappointment for two years. The statutory limit of tenure of a University Assistant Lectureship is five years, but all holders of the office of University Assistant Lecturer are considered for possible appointment to the office of University Lecturer during the course of their tenure.

The pensionable scales of stipends are:

University Lecturer: £19,371 a year, rising by eleven annual increments to £29,875.
There is no grade of Senior Lecturer.
University Assistant Lecturer: £16,045 a year, rising by six annual increments to £21,016.

 Further information and application forms may be obtained from the Secretary of the Appointments Committee for the Faculty of Engineering, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1PZ, to whom completed application forms together with a curriculum vitae should be sent so as to reach him not later than 5 December 1997.

Technical Officer in the Department of Geography

Technical Officer in the Department of Geography to take up appointment on 1 January 1998 or as soon as possible thereafter. The post may be of interest to those with a research-level background in automated cartography. The successful candidate will manage the Department's Cartography Unit, which consists of a Drawing Office and Map Library, and will develop the facilities of the Unit. The role may also include developing the University's Automated Cartography Unit, providing teaching in computer cartography at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and maintaining a research interest in cartography. The appointment will be for five years, with the possibility of reappointment for periods not exceeding five years at a time.

 The pensionable scale of stipends for a Technical Officer is £16,927 a year, rising by five annual increments to £21,016.

 Further particulars may be obtained from Professor K. S. Richards, Head of Department, Department of Geography, Downing Site, Cambridge, CB2 3EN, to whom applications (six copies) should also be sent by 30 November 1997.

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Cambridge University Reporter, 5th November 1997
Copyright © 1997 The Chancellor, Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambridge.