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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 Chemistry. The Melville Laboratory for Polymer Synthesis expects very soon to be in a position to appoint a University Lecturer or University Assistant Lecturer in polymer chemistry. The successful applicant will be expected to participate in interdisciplinary research in polymer synthesis and to undertake teaching in both polymer chemistry and the general programme of the Department of Chemistry. The post is generously sponsored by ICI and the Isaac Newton Trust.
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 a further 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, which are under review, are:
|University Lecturer:||£20,107 a year, rising by eleven annual increments to £31,010.|
|University Assistant Lecturer:||£16,655 a year, rising by six annual increments to £21,815.|
Applications (two copies, together with a curriculum vitae and the names and addresses of three referees) should be sent to Mr P. Aslin, Secretary of the Appointments Committee, Institute of Astronomy, Madingley Road, Cambridge, CB3 0HA, to be received by 2 June 1999. It is intended to compile a shortlist of candidates during the first week in June and to hold interviews in late June or early July.
Further general details of the appointment and the Department may be obtained from Dr H. R. N. Jones, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road, Cambridge, CB2 1EW. Scientific enquiries about the appointment may be addressed to Professor A. B. Holmes, Director of the Melville Laboratory for Polymer Synthesis, Pembroke Street, Cambridge, CB2 3RA (tel. +44 1223 334370, fax +44 1223 334866, e-mail email@example.com). Information about the Melville Laboratory is available from the Chemistry Department's website (http://www.ch.cam.ac.uk/CUCL/MLPS/).
Assistant Registrary and three Administrative Officers in the University Offices (Registry Division). For each post the detailed duties will be determined in the light of the qualifications and experience of the person appointed.
This post will become vacant on 1 October 1999. Duties will include advising the Council on constitutional matters, preparing drafts of University regulations, acting as secretary of Council committees and other bodies, and assisting with the general work of the division and the Council.
These posts, which are located in the central Registry, are currently vacant. Duties will include acting as secretary of Council committees concerned with the wide range of university activities for which the Council is responsible, including finance and buildings, international and European matters, and student services.
This post, which is located in the Student Records and Statistics Section, is currently vacant. Duties are likely to include developing new arrangements for the use of student statistics, and assisting with the implementation of the Data Protection Act 1998.
Applicants for any of these positions should have a degree and an interest in a career in university administration. Some previous experience in university administration may be an advantage. Each appointment will be for three years, with the possibility of reappointment to the retiring age (Assistant Registrary) or for periods not exceeding five years at a time (Administrative Officer); an Administrative Officer who has reached the maximum of the scale of stipends may be reappointed to the retiring age.
The current pensionable scales of stipends, which are under review, are as follows:
|Assistant Registrary:||£20,107 a year, rising by eleven increments to £31,010.|
|Administrative Officer, Grade I:||£21,815 a year, rising by five annual increments to £26,523.|
|Administrative Officer, Grade II:||£18,275 a year, rising by six annual increments to £23,651.|
Further particulars may be obtained from the Registrary, University Offices, The Old Schools, Cambridge, CB2 1TN, to whom applications, marked 'confidential', together with a curriculum vitae and the names of two referees, should be sent so as to reach him by 21 May 1999.
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Cambridge University Reporter, 28 April 1999
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