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University offices: Vacancy

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

Applications are invited for the following University office:

Librarian of the Department of History and Philosophy of Science

Librarian (Grade C) of the Department of History and Philosophy of Science, to take up appointment as soon as possible. Candidates should have a good honours degree and a postgraduate qualification in library or information studies. A Chartered Librarian with several years' experience in academic librarianship would be preferred. A knowledge of automated library systems and MARC cataloguing is essential. The Librarian is responsible for all reference and reader services, collection development, library staff, and administrative planning. The library possesses a substantial book and periodical budget and an important rare book collection. The appointment will be for three years in the first instance, with the possibility of reappointment for periods not exceeding five years at a time.

The pensionable scale of stipends for the Librarian of the Department of History and Philosophy of Science is £15,159 a year rising by four annual increments to £18,494 (pay award pending).

Further information may be obtained from the Secretary of the Appointments Committee for Faculty and Departmental Librarians, The Education Section, 4 Parson's Court, Cambridge, CB2 3QE (tel. 01223 766268, fax 01223 330128, e-mail pjh42@admin.cam.ac.uk), to whom applications (two copies), including a curriculum vitae and the names of three referees, should be sent to reach him by 3 July 1998. Referees should send their recommendations directly to him by the same date. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview on Thursday, 16 July, with a view to the successful candidate coming into post on 1 September 1998.

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Cambridge University Reporter, 10 June 1998
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