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Vacancies in the University

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UNIVERSITY OFFICES

Applications are invited for the following University offices:

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 £21,435 a year, rising by eleven annual increments to £33,058.

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 £17,755 a year, rising by six annual increments to £23,256.

University Lecturer in the Computer Laboratory

University Lecturer in Knowledge Management, to take up appointment on 1 October 2001. The ideal candidate will have a research profile in information discovery, retrieval, extraction, summarization, and (re)presentation for textual and transcribed spoken data, with experience of both knowledge-based and statistical techniques for data mining, knowledge management, and natural language processing. He or she should be able to teach courses in core computer science, classical IR, and the more recent developments and extensions in knowledge management, both at undergraduate level and for the M.Phil. in Computer Speech, Text, and Internet Technology.

Further information about the Department can be found on its website. Applications, including a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, and the names and addresses (preferably also e-mail addresses) of not more than three referees, should be sent to the Secretary of the Appointments Committee for the Computer Laboratory, New Museums Site, Pembroke Street, Cambridge, CB2 3QG, so as to reach her not later than 5 March 2001.

University Lecturers or University Assistant Lecturers in the Department of Engineering

Two University Lecturers or University Assistant Lecturers in the general area of Turbomachinery. The successful candidates are likely to have experience in one or more of the following fields: steady and unsteady aerodynamics, heat transfer, experimental techniques, computational fluid dynamics, acoustics, and design applied to Turbomachinery.

Those appointed will be expected to play their part in the teaching of the four-year engineering course, particularly in the fields of fluid dynamics, thermodynamics, and turbomachinery, leading to the B.A. and M.Eng. Degrees. Preference will be given to suitably qualified applicants with a record of excellence in research in the field and/or industrial experience, and an ability and enthusiasm for teaching.

The appointments will be taken up within the Whittle Laboratory, which is part of the Department of Engineering (see Research Groups). The Whittle Laboratory enjoys an international reputation and has extensive associations with a range of industries including those involved in aircraft propulsion and energy production. It has excellent experimental and computational facilities and a vibrant research programme. Industrial links are strongly encouraged, especially through collaborative research projects and personal consultancy. The Whittle Laboratory is located in the Rolls-Royce University Technology Centre in Turbomachinery Aerodynamics.

Further information and an application form may be obtained from the Secretary of the Faculty Board of Engineering, Department of Engineering, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1PZ (tel. +44 (0)1223 332615, e-mail fb-office@eng.cam.ac.uk), to whom completed application forms and a curriculum vitae should be sent so as to arrive no later than 31 March 2001. Informal enquiries can be directed, via e-mail, to Professor John Denton (e-mail denton@eng.cam.ac.uk) or Professor Howard Hodson (e-mail hph@eng.cam.ac.uk), or by telephoning 01223 337581.

University Lecturer or University Assistant Lecturer in the Faculty of English

University Lecturer or University Assistant Lecturer in the fields of Shakespeare and Renaissance drama. The person appointed will be expected to have a particular interest in recent developments in Shakespeare studies and Renaissance drama, and will also be expected to undertake research and teaching, at undergraduate and postgraduate level, in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century drama.

Applications (eleven copies), giving details of qualifications, experience, and specific areas of teaching offered, together with a curriculum vitae and the names of not more than three referees, should be sent to the Secretary of the Appointments Committee, Faculty of English, Cambridge, CB3 9DP, from whom further particulars may be obtained (e-mail chgd2@cam.ac.uk). Applicants should ask their referees to write direct to the Appointments Committee by the closing date of 9 March 2001.

Posts in the University Offices (Estate Management and Building Service)

Senior Advisory Officer (Senior Project Manager)

Senior Advisory Officer (Senior Project Manager) in the Major Projects Section. Reporting to the Deputy Director, the post-holder will be required to manage the procurement process throughout design and construction for construction projects of over £6m in value.

Applicants should be Chartered Architects, Building or Quantity Surveyors, Engineers, or equivalent professionals, and should have had several years' experience managing major construction projects at a senior level. They must be pro-active team players, motivated, and able to motivate others. They must also have experience in computerized project management techniques and the accumulation, collation, and analysis of a wide range of construction data.

The appointment will be for three years in the first instance, with the possibility of reappointment to the retiring age. The pensionable scale of stipends for a Senior Advisory Officer is £29,332 a year, rising by three annual increments to £33,058. The closing date for applications is Tuesday, 20 February 2001.

Advisory Officer, Grade I (Building Surveyor)

Advisory Officer, Grade I (Building Surveyor), to take up appointment as soon as possible. The person appointed will lead a surveying team responsible for maintenance of parts of the operational and non-operational estate in and around Cambridge.

Applicants should be Chartered Building Surveyors with extensive experience in the maintenance of buildings of all types, from medieval buildings to highly serviced modern laboratories.

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. The closing date for applications is Friday, 23 February 2001.

In each case, further information and details of how to apply may be obtained from the Estate Management and Building Service, 74 Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1RW (tel. 01223 337786, e-mail hms26@cam.ac.uk).


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Cambridge University Reporter, 31 January 2001
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