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Vacancies in the University

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UNIVERSITY OFFICES

Applications are invited for the following University offices:

Administrative Officers, Grade II, in the University Offices (General Board Division)

Applications are invited for two new offices of Administrative Officer, within the General Board Division, for appointment as soon as possible, as follows:

(a) Education Section: concerned with supporting the University's strategy for quality assurance and enhancement;

(b) Board of Graduate Studies: responsible for the arrangements for postgraduate study across the University.

Candidates should be graduates with relevant experience, preferably in Higher Education administration, and an interest in student-related administration.

Appointments will be for an initial period of three years, unless that requirement is waived by the Council, with the possibility of reappointment for periods not exceeding five years at a time. An Administrative Officer who has reached the maximum of the scale of stipends may be reappointed to the retiring age. The pensionable scale of stipends for an Administrative Officer, Grade II, is £18,915 a year, rising by six increments to £24,479 (under review).

Further information about the duties and conditions of the appointments may be obtained from the Acting Secretary General, The Old Schools, Cambridge, CB2 1TT (tel. 01223 332263, e-mail pgd21@admin.cam.ac.uk), to whom applications, including a curriculum vitae and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of two referees who may be approached before interview, should be sent so as to reach him by 19 August 2000.

OTHER POSTS

Posts in the University Offices (Research Services Division)

Industrial Liaison Officer

An opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated self-starter to join the Industrial Liaison team to manage the protection and commercial exploitation of inventions arising from the University's life sciences research base. Candidates should have a first degree and preferably a higher degree in a life-science subject, as well as industrial experience. Business development or intellectual property management would be particularly relevant experience.

This is a fixed-term position available for three years, with the possibility of renewal subject to review, and starting as soon as possible. It will be based in the Wolfson Industrial Liaison Office, 20 Trumpington Street, which is part of the Research Services Division. The Division will be moving to new premises in central Cambridge before the end of the year. The post is at the grade of Assistant Registrary, and the salary will be in the range £20,811 - £32,095 a year (subject to review).

For more information contact Dr David Secher, Wolfson Industrial Liaison Office, 20 Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1QA (tel. 01223 332271, e-mail david.secher@admin.cam.ac.uk). Letters of application, a curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of three referees should be sent to Dr David Secher at the above address. The closing date is Monday, 31 July 2000.

Assistant Industrial Liaison Officer

An opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated self-starter to join the Industrial Liaison team to assist the Industrial Liaison Officers to manage the protection and commercial exploitation of inventions arising from the University's world-class research base. Candidates should have a first degree in a science or technical subject, with good organizational and interpersonal skills and be able, after training, to manage their own caseload.

This is a fixed-term position available for three years, with the possibility of renewal subject to review, and starting as soon as possible. It will be based at the Wolfson Industrial Liaison Office, 20 Trumpington Street. The office will be moving to new premises in central Cambridge before the end of the year. The post will be at Administrative Officer, Grade II, level, and the salary will be in the range £18,915 - £24,479 a year (subject to review).

For more information contact Dr David Secher, Wolfson Industrial Liaison Office, 20 Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1QA (tel. 01223 332271, e-mail david.secher@admin.cam.ac.uk). Applications, a curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of two referees should be sent to Dr David Secher at the above address. The closing date is Monday, 31 July 2000.

Knowledge Management/Web Development Officer in the Reach-Out Office

The University has set up a new 'Reach-Out Office' charged with external liaison, to focus particularly on nurturing relationships with business, industry, and the community. It is seeking a senior individual with mastery of ICT, website development, and information handling (on the one hand), and practical experience of knowledge management including specifically tailored information services (on the other). The task will be to build/commission a superlative portal website, and to meet the need of enquirers from inside and outside the University for information relevant to any form of engagement, interaction, or collaboration. Diplomacy; a strategic view; competence to work in a small team and at world-class level; and entrepreneurial ability to match that found at the interface between Cambridge and industry, are all essential. We are looking for an experienced individual capable of filling a senior post (salary £35,670), but we may alternatively (if no suitable person is available) meet the requirements by recruiting two people, each with part of the skill set, at a lower salary level.

Further information is available from Isobel Skinner, Reach-Out Office, 1 Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1QA (e-mail isobel.skinner@cpi.cam.ac.uk). The closing date for the receipt of full submissions is 21 August 2000 (first post).

Research Associate in the Department of Physics

Research Associate (nanoscale scanning electron microscopy) in the Department of Physics. Applications are invited from candidates with a Ph.D. Degree in Physics or Electronics (or expecting to receive the degree), for a position on a ROPA grant. Experience in microfabrication, electrical measurements, or scanning electron microscopy would be an advantage.

The appointment will be for two years, starting after 1 October 2000. The stipend will be within the University scale for postdoctoral research associates, £16,286 to £24,479 a year (pay award pending).

Applications should be made in writing, including the names of two referees, quoting ref: NSEM, to Mrs H. L. Hardwidge, Microelectronics Research Centre, Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge, CB3 0HE (fax +44 (0)1223 337706), by 15 September 2000. Applicants should include a curriculum vitae and a list of publications.


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Cambridge University Reporter, 19 July 2000
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