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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:

Clinical Lecturers/Specialist Registrars in Paediatrics in the School of Clinical Medicine

Applications are invited for two Clinical Lecturer posts in Paediatrics, available from 1 September 2001.

Post A is in the areas of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, and is suitable for a candidate who requires tertiary specialist training. The appointee will share clinical duties with another Clinical Lecturer post in this sub-speciality.

The particular interest for Post B is more flexible to take account of other speciality expertise in Cambridge. Possibilities include Intensive Care coupled with a research interest in the Neurosciences or other paediatric specialities coupled with an interest in Medical Education.

Appointees to both posts are expected to contribute to the undergraduate teaching programme and undertake a significant amount of research for which fifty per cent protected time will be made available. Appointments are for four years initially, with the possibility of reappointment for a further two years. Appointees will be of the standard required for an honorary contract of service with the NHS Executive Eastern Region as a Specialist Registrar at level year three or more. The pensionable scale of stipends for a Clinical Lecturer is £24,070 a year, rising by ten annual increments to £41,615.

Further information concerning the duties and conditions of the appointment may be obtained from the Secretary of the Appointments Committee, School of Clinical Medicine, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 2SP (tel. 01223 336726), to whom applications (fifteen copies of a curriculum vitae and the names of three referees) should be sent, not later than 18 April 2001. Candidates should indicate in their application whether they are applying for Post A or B. Interviews are planned for 15 May 2001.

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 £18,731 a year, rising by five annual increments to £23,256.

University Lecturer in the Department of Archaeology

University Lecturer in the Department of Archaeology, to take up appointment from 1 October 2001. The successful applicant will be expected to make a significant contribution to teaching in the fields of archaeological theory and/or prehistory, and in particular the Neolithic period in Europe, and will preferably have active fieldwork projects in his or her area of research. The office-holder would also be expected to recruit Ph.D. research students related to his or her specialisms, and to take a full part in the administrative affairs within the Department and the Faculty of Archaeology and Anthropology.

Further particulars can be obtained from the Administrator, Department of Archaeology, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3DZ, to whom applications (six copies single-sided), including a curriculum vitae, the names, postal, and e-mail addresses and telephone and fax numbers of three referees, a short statement of research interests and of where applicants would envisage their main contributions being made to undergraduate and M.Phil. teaching, and a full list of publications, should be sent by 23 April 2001.

University Lecturer or University Assistant Lecturer in the Faculty of Classics

University Lecturer or University Assistant Lecturer in Classics (Philology and Linguistics), to take up appointment on 1 October 2001. Applications for this post are invited from suitably qualified and experienced candidates. The Linguistics and Philology section of the Faculty is responsible for teaching descriptive linguistics of Greek and Latin for Part I of the Classical Tripos, and the historical linguistics of the two languages and the comparative linguistics of the Indo-European languages for Part II, as well as for supervising graduate students working in these fields. The successful candidate will be required to take a full part in these activities and to engage in research relevant to the teaching programme.

Further information may be obtained from the Secretary of the Appointments Committee, Faculty of Classics, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DA (e-mail secretary@classics.cam.ac.uk), or from the Faculty's website (www.classics.cam.ac.uk/). Applications, including a detailed curriculum vitae and a list of publications, together with the names of two referees should be sent to the above address not later than 20 April 2001. Applicants' referees should be asked to write directly to the Secretary to reach the Faculty by the closing date. There is no application form. Applications from women and those in the early stages of their career are particularly encouraged. Candidates are asked to state whether they also wish to apply for the temporary post of Assistant Lecturer in Philology and Linguistics (see below).

University Lecturer or University Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Geography

University Lecturer or University Assistant Lecturer in Human Geography, to take up appointment from 1 October 2001. The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to the Department's high level of research activity. Preference will be given to applicants with one or more of the following specialisms: an area interest in the developing world or economies in transition; economic, political, or societal aspects of development; the relationship between environment and development. The successful applicant will be expected to teach at undergraduate, Master's, and Ph.D. levels, and to play a key role in the Department's M.Phil. in Environment and Development.

Further particulars may be obtained from Professor A. D. Cliff, Head of Department, Department of Geography, Downing Place, Cambridge, CB2 3EN, to whom applications (eight copies) should be sent by 11 May 2001.

OTHER POSTS

Temporary Assistant Lecturers in the Faculty of Classics

Temporary Assistant Lecturer in Classics (Ancient History)

The Faculty is seeking to fill from 1 October 2001 a two-year post to cover for a member of staff on research leave. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the Faculty's teaching programmes in Ancient History, especially Roman History, with a possible further input in the areas of Art History and Latin Historical Literature.

Temporary Assistant Lecturer in Classics (Aegean Prehistory with contributions to Classical Archaeology and/or Art)

The Faculty is seeking to fill from 1 October 2001 a one-year post to cover for a member of staff on career break leave. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the Faculty's teaching programmes in Classical Art and Archaeology, and specifically in Aegean Prehistory.

Temporary Assistant Lecturer in Classics (Philology and Linguistics)

The Faculty is seeking to fill from 1 October 2001 a two-year post to cover for a member of staff on research leave. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the Faculty's undergraduate teaching programmes in Classical Philology and Linguistics and to assist with the running of the M.Phil. seminar. Candidates for this post are asked to state whether they also wish to apply for the post of University Lecturer/University Assistant Lecturer in Philology and Linguistics (see above).

The pensionable scale of stipends is £18,731 to £23,256 a year.

In each case, further information may be obtained from the Secretary of the Appointments Committee, Faculty of Classics, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DA (e-mail secretary@classics.cam.ac.uk), or from the Faculty's website (www.classics.cam.ac.uk/). Applications, including a detailed curriculum vitae and a list of publications, together with the names of two referees should be sent to the above address not later than 20 April 2001. Applicants' referees should be asked to write directly to the Secretary to reach the Faculty by the closing date. There is no application form. Applications from women and those in the early stages of their career are particularly encouraged.

Temporary Lecturer in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Applications are invited for a two-year temporary Lectureship in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, to take up appointment on 1 December 2001. The post is in Modern Peninsular Spanish (1800 to the present day), and is to replace the teaching of Dr Sinclair during her British Academy Research Readership. The post will be linked to a College Assistant Lectureship in Clare College.

The appointment, which is funded by the British Academy, has a starting salary of £18,731, subject to an expected cost of living increase from April 2001.

Further details may be obtained from the Secretary of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Mrs Coral Neale, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DA (tel. +44 (0)1223 335005, e-mail cn205@cus.cam.ac.uk). Five copies of applications, including a detailed curriculum vitae and the names and addresses of three referees, should be sent to reach her by 23 April 2001.

Corporate Liaison Officer in the Corporate Liaison Office

The University's Corporate Liaison Office (CLO, formerly the Reach-Out Office) promotes and manages strategic and sustainable relationships between the University and a range of partner organizations, particularly those in industry and commerce. The CLO needs a bright, articulate, and creative individual to join the team as a Corporate Liaison Officer. The successful candidate will probably have a higher degree (Ph.D., M.B.A.) and will certainly have a developed interest in the interaction of universities with industry. Ideally he or she will have experience of research in a university and/or in an industrial context, or of another aspect of the interface between industry and higher education (for example, recruitment, continuing professional development). The post will be for three years in the first instance and the salary will be in the range £23,256 to £28,278 a year, plus discretional increments.

Further information about the CLO is available on its website (www.clo.cam.ac.uk/). Please request further details and an application form from Sue Rhodes, Corporate Liaison Office, 1 Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1QA (e-mail sr295@cam.ac.uk). The closing date for completed applications is 9 April 2001.


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Cambridge University Reporter, 21 March 2001
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