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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:

Technical Officer or Senior Assistant in Research (Museum Development post or Conservator) in the Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences

The Sedgwick Museum hopes soon to be in a position to fill this post. It is looking for a dynamic and enterprising person for a key museum post which will be involved in the development of major initiatives in the Museum. Applications are invited from a very wide spectrum of museum expertise, especially the areas of conservation and project management.

The successful candidate will have several years of museum experience within the museum environment, strong organization/technical skills, and a friendly and outgoing personality. Applicants should ideally have a geological, biological, or chemical background.

The appointment will be for five years, with the possibility of reappointment for periods not exceeding five years at a time, on the Technical Officer or Senior Assistant in Research scale, according to age and experience. The pensionable scale of stipends for a Technical Officer or for a Senior Assistant in Research is £18,731 a year, rising by five annual increments to £23,256.

Applications (ten copies) should be sent to the Administrator, Department of Earth Sciences, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EQ (e-mail mij10@esc.cam.ac.uk), by 15 December 2000. Candidates should ask two referees to write to the Administrator by the same date.

Advisory Officer, Grade I (Planning Officer), in the University Offices (Estate Management and Building Service)

The Estate Management and Building Service is seeking a qualified planner to take up appointment as soon as possible. The person appointed will work on developing and implementing the University's estate and transport strategies, and preparing the University's input into the forthcoming Structure Plan and Local Plan reviews, and related studies.

Applicants should have a relevant degree and preferably membership of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI), and have the ability to develop and present complex ideas clearly and effectively. Good written and oral communication skills are essential. Experience of strategic planning and policy development is desirable.

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 £23,256 a year, rising by five annual increments to £28,275.

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 hms26@cam.ac.uk). The closing date for applications is Monday, 18 December 2000.


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Cambridge University Reporter, 22 November 2000
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