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Vacancies in the University

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and has a policy on arrangements for part-time work.

UNIVERSITY OFFICES

Applications are invited for the following University offices:

Associate Dean in the Faculty of Clinical Medicine

Associate Dean in the Faculty of Clinical Medicine, to undertake responsibilities in relation to the development of teaching skills for University and NHS staff who contribute to the delivery of the clinical course, including acting as the Clinical School's University Staff Development Liaison Officer. He or she will be a key member of the Clinical Dean's team which currently comprises four part-time posts. Advising on general educational developments and providing support to clinical students will also be an important part of the role. Applicants should have experience of teaching clinical students and training teachers.

The appointment will be for two sessions a week and applications are invited from local University and NHS clinicians. The appointment will be for a period of up to five years, with the possibility of reappointment for periods not exceeding five years at a time.

The pensionable stipend will be related, pro rata, to the national NHS pay scale, currently £47,345-£61,605 a year.

Further information may be obtained from Dr C. M. C. Allen, Clinical Dean. Applications, marked 'Confidential', and including a curriculum vitae, should be sent to Miss S. M. Pinnock, Secretary of the Appointments Committee, Clinical School, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 2SP, so as to reach her no later than 15 January 2000. There is no application form.

Clinical Lecturer in the Department of Medicine

Clinical Lecturer in the Department of Medicine, to take up appointment as soon as possible after 30 April 2000. The person appointed will be of the standing required for an honorary contract of service with the NHS Executive Eastern Region as a Specialist Registrar, and will be required to undertake clinical work, teaching, and research. Teaching will include acting as a Clinical Supervisor to a group of students. The appointment will be for four years in the first instance, with the possibility of reappointment for a further two years.

The pensionable scale of stipends for a Clinical Lecturer is £23,300 a year, rising by ten annual increments to £40,285.

Further information concerning the duties and conditions of the appointment may be obtained from the Secretary of the Appointments Committee, FAO Mrs P. Daish, School of Clinical Medicine, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 2SP (tel. 01223 336732), to whom applications (fifteen copies of a curriculum vitae and the names of three referees) should be sent so as to reach her not later than Friday, 21 January 2000.

University Lecturers and University Assistant Lecturers

Appointments made at University Lecturer level will be for three or five years in the first instance, with the possibility of reappointment to the retiring age. The pensionable scale of stipends for a University Lecturer is £20,811 a year, rising by eleven annual increments to £32,095.

Appointments made at University Assistant Lecturer level will be for three years, with the possibility 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 scale of stipends for a University Assistant Lecturer is £17,238 a year, rising by six annual increments to £22,579.

University Lecturer in the Institute of Theoretical Geophysics

Applications are invited for a University Lectureship, in any area of Theoretical Geophysics, to take up appointment on 1 October 2000, or earlier if possible. The Lecturer will be part of the Institute of Theoretical Geophysics, established between the Departments of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics and Earth Sciences, under the Directorship of Professor H. E. Huppert, FRS. The Institute invites applications from exceptionally able, theoretically-inclined scientists, whose research is in any area of the application of Physics and Mathematics to understanding the Earth, which includes at least the topics of geodynamics, geological fluid mechanics, geomagnetism, mantle mineral physics, meteorology, oceanography, and seismology. The Lecturer will join an already flourishing and expanding group, consisting of the Professor, another Lecturer, and over half a dozen postdoctoral geophysicists.

Ten copies of a curriculum vitae, lists of publications, a 1,000-word statement of current research and intended research directions, and names, addresses, and e-mail addresses of three referees should be sent to the Administrator, Department of Earth Sciences, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EQ, by 31 January 2000. Candidates are requested to ask their referees to write direct to the Administrator by the same date (e-mail mij10@esc.cam.ac.uk).

University Lecturer or University Assistant Lecturer in the Faculty of Music

University Lecturer or University Assistant Lecturer in the Faculty of Music, to take up appointment on 1 October 2000. The teaching staff of the Faculty possess established strengths in composition, analysis, historical musicology, ethnomusicology, and music cognition, and the person appointed will be expected to contribute to at least one of these areas.

Further particulars may be obtained from Dr M. W. Ennis, Secretary to the Appointments Committee, Faculty of Music, 11 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DP, to whom ten copies of each letter of application, including a curriculum vitae and a list of publications, should be sent so as to arrive not later than 11 February 2000. Applicants should arrange for three academic referees to write directly to the Secretary of the Appointments Committee by the closing date.

OTHER POSTS

Temporary Assistant Lecturer in the Faculty of History

Applications are invited for a temporary teaching post in the Faculty of History in the field of Twentieth-century British Political History. The appointment will be made from 1 April 2000 for a fixed term of three years, within the salary range £17,238 to £22,579 a year (six increments). The post is likely to attract a teaching Fellowship at an interested College.

Further particulars are available from the Secretary of the Appointments Committee, Faculty of History, West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9EF (tel. 01223 335350, e-mail tgh21@cam.ac.uk), to whom applications (twelve copies) should be sent so as to reach her by Tuesday, 11 January 2000. No application forms are issued. Applications should include a curriculum vitae, indicating any teaching experience, a list of all important publications and major pieces of unpublished work, and the names of three referees. Candidates should ask their referees to send their reports direct to the Secretary of the Appointments Committee, so as to reach her by Tuesday, 11 January 2000.

Presentations and interviews will be held on Wednesday, 2, and Thursday, 3 February 2000.

Cambridge Graduate Course Development Officer in the Faculty of Clinical Medicine

Applications are invited for a three-year unestablished post of Cambridge Graduate Course Development Officer in the Faculty of Clinical Medicine, to take up appointment as soon as possible. The Cambridge Graduate Course is a new graduate-entry medical course for twenty students which will be introduced in October 2000. The post-holder will undertake responsibilities in relation to the development of the CGC, working closely with the Course Director and the Assistant Registrary in the Clinical School. The pensionable scale of stipends is £18,915 to £24,479 a year (equivalent to Administrative Officer, Grade II).

Applicants should have at least three years of administrative experience, preferably in a university or medical environment, and degree-level education or equivalent. Knowledge or interest in relevant educational theory would be highly desirable.

Further information may be obtained from Ms B. Purkiss, Assistant Registrary, Clinical School, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 2SP (tel. 01223 336728, e-mail bap11@medschl.cam.ac.uk), to whom a letter of application, marked 'Confidential', and including a curriculum vitae, should be sent. The closing date is 15 January 2000.

Museums Outreach Officer (University Joint Museums Committee)

The Department of History and Philosophy of Science hopes soon to be in a position to appoint to the post of Outreach Officer. The post-holder will work on a project funded by Heritage Lottery Fund's Museums and Galleries Access Fund, promoting the public role of four University Museums (the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, the Sedgwick Museum of Geology, the Museum of Zoology, and the Whipple Museum of the History of Science) in the human and life sciences.

The post-holder will develop new audiences, provide a forum for practising researchers to meet the public, and encourage the active participation of amateurs and enthusiasts in the work of the Museums. We are seeking a graduate with training in the natural or human sciences, experience of working in museums, and/or experience of public communication in education. Computer literacy is also essential. The appointment will be for two years on the Research Assistant scale (£16,286-£18,185).

Applications, including a curriculum vitae, details of previous experience, a statement of application, and the names of two referees, should be sent to Tamara Hug, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, Free School Lane, Cambridge, CB2 3RH (tel. +44 (0)1223 334540, fax +44 (0)1223 334554, e-mail th10001@hermes.cam.ac.uk), from whom further particulars may be obtained. The closing date for applications is 14 January 2000.

Programmes Administrator in the Board of Continuing Education

A Programmes Administrator is required as soon as possible, to join the International Division of the Board of Continuing Education, and to organize the many 'non-academic', but essential elements of a busy programme of Summer Schools for international students of all ages (18-80 years). Excellent communication, computer, and organizational skills are needed to plan excursions, library and computer access, and teaching room provision. An eye for detail and the ability to work under pressure are essential. The salary will be £19,915-£24,479 a year, according to age and experience.

Details and application forms are available from Jenny Phillips, Madingley Hall, Madingley, Cambridge, CB3 8AQ (tel. 01954 280205, fax 01954 280200, e-mail jp217@cam.ac.uk). The closing date for receipt of applications is 14 January 2000.

Project Managers in the University Offices (Estate Management and Building Service)

Applications are invited for two Project Managers to develop and manage the procurement process throughout design and construction for capital projects in the range of £1m to over £10m. Applicants should be Chartered Architects, Building or Quantity Surveyors, Engineers, or equivalent professionals, and should have had several years' experience of construction projects. They should also have clear and proven managerial ability, be pro-active and communicate well, and have experience in computerized project management techniques.

The appointments will be for a maximum of five years. The salary scale is in the range £22,579 to £27,451 a year.

Further information and application details can be obtained from the Estate Management and Building Service, 74 Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1RW (tel. 01223 337786). Applications should be sent to arrive not later than Wednesday, 5 January 2000.

Research Associate in the Department of Engineering

Applications are invited for a Research Associate, to work on MHD turbulence. The project is funded by the Leverhulme Trust. MHD turbulence will be studied experimentally using mercury as working fluid. The conditions under which MHD turbulence is 3D (anisotropic) or 2D will be investigated. Analytical work will also be carried out to model the 3D/2D transition. The successful Research Associate will have, or expect to have, a Ph.D. Degree in fluid mechanics, either in MHD with interest in turbulence, or in turbulence with some knowledge in magnetohydrodynamics. Experience of working with liquid metal will be appreciated.

The appointment will be for three years, starting on 1 February 2000 or as soon as possible thereafter. The salary will be in the range £16,286 to £19,869 a year.

Further information may be obtained from Dr T. Alboussiere, Department of Engineering, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1PZ (tel. +44 (0)1223 332645, fax +44 (0)1223 332662, e-mail ta209@eng.cam.ac.uk), to whom a letter of application, a curriculum vitae (including the names and addresses of two referees), and a list of publications should be sent to reach him not later than 4 January 2000.


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Cambridge University Reporter, 15 December 1999
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