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The University is committed to equality of opportunity and has a policy on arrangements for part-time work.
Applications are invited for the following University offices:
Computer Officer, Grade II, in the Faculty of Law, to take up appointment as soon as possible. The Faculty's computing staff consists of three employees, one of whom is on maternity leave until November 2000.
The person appointed to this post will take responsibility for the Faculty's Network and will manage the computing team. The Network includes about 140 networked machines, which are used mainly with OFFICE, e-mail, and access to legal databases, some web-based and others on CD-ROMS networked locally. Some support for Faculty members in outlying institutions is also needed. User support includes a helpdesk which is open all normal working hours.
The appointment 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 Computer Officer, Grade II, is £23,521, rising by four annual increments to £27,451 (under review). The initial scale point will reflect both age and experience.
Further particulars may be obtained from the Secretary of the Faculty Board, Faculty of Law, 10 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DZ (tel. 01223 330036, e-mail email@example.com). Alternatively, they may be downloaded from the Faculty's website (http://www.law.cam.ac.uk/).
There is no formal application form. If you wish to apply for the post, please send a copy of your curriculum vitae, together with a covering letter, to the Secretary of the Faculty Board, Faculty of Law, 10 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DZ, to arrive no later than Friday, 25 August 2000. In addition, please arrange for two referees to send a reference to the Secretary of the Faculty Board at the same address and by the same date. It is anticipated that interviews will take place in mid-September.
Advisory Officer, Grade I (Architect), to take up appointment from 14 October 2000 or as soon as possible thereafter. An experienced Architect is required to join the multi-disciplinary Minor Works Design team in the Maintenance and Minor Works Section of the Estate Management and Building Service. The Minor Works team carries out projects from feasibility through to final accounts up to a value of £1.5m.
The successful applicant must be a Registered Architect with a minimum of five years' post-qualification experience and must be able to demonstrate a high-quality, focused design service with timely delivery. A wide variety of projects are carried but particular experience of refurbishment projects in the higher education sector would be beneficial. The applicant must be proficient in AutoCad Release 14.
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. An Advisory 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 Advisory Officer, Grade I, is £22,579 a year, rising by five annual increments to £27,451 (under review).
Further information and details of how to apply may be obtained from the Director of Estate Management, 74 Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1RW (tel. 01223 337786, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org). The closing date for applications is 31 August 2000.
A Lectureship or Assistant Lectureship in Physiology is available from 1 October 2000. Applicants should have a strong research record in an area in harmony with the Department's existing strengths, be enthusiastic about teaching in any area of animal physiology, and be able to secure outside funding to support their research. The salary scale will be equivalent to that for a University Lecturer (£20,811 - £32,095: under review) or a University Assistant Lecturer (£17,238 - £22,579: under review). All Assistant Lecturers are considered for upgrading to Lecturers during their appointment.
Further information and an application form (to be returned by 4 September 2000) are available on the Department's website (http://www.physiol.cam.ac.uk/Jo.htm), and from the Head of Department's Secretary, Department of Physiology, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EG.
A three-year MRC-funded postgraduate position is available from 1 October 2000, to study intracellular calcium homeostasis and signalling in isolated neurones and ganglia, using novel optical and conventional electrophysiological techniques. The project is part of a recently established MRC Co-operative Group whose overall aim is the study of 'Cellular Calcium Homeostasis'. Techniques will involve light scattering and confocal microscopy, voltage-clamping, and calcium-sensitive dyes and microelectrodes. The salary will be on the age-related scale, £16,286 to £18,185 (under review). The post would suit an individual with some experience in one or more of the above techniques.
Interested persons should contact Professor Roger Thomas (tel. 01223 333869, fax 01223 333840, e-mail email@example.com). Information is also available on the Department's website (http://www.physiol.cam.ac.uk/). The closing date for applications, which should include a full curriculum vitae and the names, postal and e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of three referees, is 11 September 2000.
An opportunity has arisen to join the University's payroll team. The role, one of two such posts, includes all aspects of payroll management, including deputizing for the Payroll Manager where appropriate and assisting with the implementation of a new payroll system.
The ideal candidate will have at least three years' experience of operating payroll, with a proven track record of accuracy, managing staff, and meeting deadlines.
The post will be for three years in the first instance and the salary will be equivalent to that of an Administrative Officer, Grade II (£18,915 to £24,479: pay award pending). The post also enjoys generous holidays, a good working environment in the centre of Cambridge, and an excellent pension scheme.
Further details are available from Nicky Reynolds (tel. 01223 766481). Applications, accompanied by a curriculum vitae, should be forwarded to the Director of Finance, Finance Division, The Old Schools, Trinity Lane, Cambridge, CB2 1TS.
The Department hopes to be in a position to appoint a Research Assistant/Associate to work with Dr Sonia Bhalotra and Dr Richard Smith on a DFID-funded project on welfare provisioning and demographic change in India and South Africa. The work will involve management of large household survey data sets, computation in STATA, and some programming in either STATA or Gauss. Candidates must have at least a Master's Degree in Economics, Quantitative Demography, or Applied Statistics, and those with a doctorate would be at a particular advantage. The appointment is for one year in the first instance, to begin on a date to be agreed between October 2000 and January 2001. The age-related salary scale is £16,286 - £24,479 a year (under review).
Informal inquiries may be addressed to Dr Sonia Bhalotra (tel. 01223 335255, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org). Formal applications, comprising a covering letter, a curriculum vitae, and the names and contact details of two referees, should be sent to the Secretary, Department of Applied Economics, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DE (e-mail email@example.com), to reach her no later than 4 September 2000.
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Cambridge University Reporter, 9 August 2000
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