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:
Computer Officer, Grade III, in the Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics
Computer Officer, Grade III, in the Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics (DPMMS) to take up appointment as soon as possible. The person appointed will run a multi-platform computing network. The job will involve day-to-day maintenance and administration of the hardware, software, and operating systems, installing and upgrading them when necessary, and also the provision of support for a diverse population of users. The successful candidate will preferably have professional qualifications and experience. Administrative experience with HP-UX 9 and 10, X Windows, and Windows NT 4.0 would be useful, and the successful candidate may also have some of the following experience: NFS, NIS, DNS, TCP/IP, LAN, MTAs, HTTP and FTP, kernel configuration, and shell scripting. Knowledge of TeX, Mathematica, and S-Plus would be an advantage. It is anticipated that the primary responsibilities of the post will be in the Statistical Laboratory, a sub-department of DPMMS. This vibrant group includes staff and students active in probability, statistics, and operational research. The appointment will be for three years, with the possibility of reappointment for periods not exceeding five years at a time.
The pensionable scale of stipends for a Computer Officer, Grade III, is £17,958 a year, rising by six annual increments to £23,241 (currently under review).
Applicants should send a curriculum vitae and the names and addresses of three referees to the Secretary, Statistical Laboratory, Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics, 16 Mill Lane, Cambridge, CB2 1SB (fax 01223 337958) so as to arrive no later than 24 August 1998.
Information about the Department may be found on our website: http://www.statslab.cam.ac.uk/ and informal enquiries may be made by e-mail to email@example.com.
Cambridge University Reporter, 8 July 1998
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