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

University Lecturers in the Institute of Criminology

Two University Lecturers in the Institute of Criminology, to take up appointment from 1 October 2001 or as otherwise agreed. As well as the particular emphases listed below, persons appointed will be expected to participate fully in the academic, administrative, and scholarly life of the Institute. This will include teaching and supervising for the Institute's M.Phil., M.St., and Ph.D. programmes, and for undergraduate courses taught by Institute staff in the Faculties of Law and Social and Political Sciences. Applicants should have a social or behavioural science Ph.D. Degree and a substantial record of scholarly accomplishment, and should show great scholarly promise. Prior university teaching experience would be an advantage.

University Lecturer in Criminal Justice. Applicants should have at least five years' experience of empirical research on the operation of the criminal justice system. The appointee will be expected to co-operate in the work of Institute research centres and M.St. programmes within his or her sphere of interest and to seek actively external funding for research.

University Lecturer in Quantitative Criminology. Applicants should have strong quantitative skills. The appointee will, in addition to activities within the Institute, be expected to play a significant role in interdepartmental quantitative and statistical skills training programmes for social science research students within the University, and to seek actively external funding for research.

Further particulars may be obtained from Mrs Joanne Garner, Institute of Criminology, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DT (tel. 01223 335360, fax 01223 335356, e-mail enquiries@crim.cam.ac.uk). Letters of application (six copies), including a curriculum vitae and contact information for three referees, should be sent to Mrs Linda Whitebread, Administrative Officer, at the same address, to arrive by 28 May 2001.

University Lecturer in the Department of Genetics

University Lecturer in the Department of Genetics. Applications are encouraged from scientists able to provide dynamic leadership and having a strong research record. The Department will consider applications from candidates in all areas of its broad research base in Genetics. However, it particularly wishes to attract a candidate able to bring an expertise in an area of Population or Evolutionary Genetics. The successful applicant would be expected to play a full role in the teaching and research activities of the Department, including the training of postgraduate students and postdoctoral fellows and undergraduate teaching in the Faculty of Biology.

Further information about the post and an application form may be obtained from the School of the Biological Sciences' Appointments website (www.bio.cam.ac.uk/sbs/appointments/), the Department's website (www.gen.cam.ac.uk/), or from the Secretary of the Department, Mrs Tracy Oakley, Department of Genetics, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EH (tel. 01223 333987, fax 01223 333974, e-mail t.oakley@gen.cam.ac.uk), to whom applications (three copies) should be addressed. These should include a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, and the names of three referees, and should be sent so as to reach her not later than 31 May 2001. Informal enquiries may also be made to Professor David Glover (e-mail dmg25@mole.bio.cam.ac.uk).

University Lecturer in the Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy

The Department hopes soon to be in a position to fill the post of University Lecturer, available from 1 October 2001. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of research into polymers with particular reference to computational modelling of structure and properties. It is also expected that the post-holder will make a contribution to the teaching activities of the Department across a wide range of materials topics.

Applications (two copies of a curriculum vitae, a statement (up to four pages) of research experience to date, research plans for the future, and the names and addresses of three referees) should be sent to Dr Rosie Ward, Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, Pembroke Street, Cambridge, CB2 3QZ. The closing date for receipt of applications is 1 June 2001.

Further particulars of the post are available from Dr Ward at the above address (or e-mail remw2@cam.ac.uk), and information about the Department in general is available on its website (www.msm.cam.ac.uk/).

University Lecturer in the Department of Medicine

University Lecturer in Cardiovascular Medicine in the Department of Medicine. The post is available immediately. The post-holder will share in provision of the consultant cardiology service at Addenbrooke's NHS Trusts and, if appropriate, may be offered sessions at Papworth NHS Trust. Application will be made to the relevant NHS Trust for the award of an Honorary Consultant contract. Applicants must be eligible for inclusion on the Specialist Register and should have a strong track record in research. The post offers opportunities for research in a variety of disciplines, including clinical cardiology, cell and molecular biology, epidemiology, and imaging. A clinical sub-speciality interest in heart failure, atherosclerosis, or imaging would be welcome, but is not essential.

The successful candidate will be eligible to receive an additional payment for clinical responsibility related to the amount of clinical work undertaken. If, as expected, the Lecturer undertakes the equivalent of six or more NHS sessions a week of clinical work the payment will be such as to bring his or her total pensionable emoluments into line with a point on the NHS salary scale for consultants (£48,905 to £63,640 - April 2000 rate).

Prospective applicants are strongly encouraged to contact Professor Peter Weissberg, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine (tel. 01223 331504). Further information may be obtained from the Secretary, School of Clinical Medicine, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 2SP (tel. 01223 336726), to whom applications (fourteen copies) should be sent so as to reach her not later than 5 May 2001.

University Lecturer in the Faculty of Oriental Studies

University Lecturer in Persian Studies in the Faculty of Oriental Studies. This post, which the University hopes soon to be in a position to establish from 1 October 2001, is to be called the Ali Reza and Mohamed Soudavar Lectureship in Persian Studies.

The Lecturer in Persian will be expected to teach Persian language and literature at undergraduate level and to contribute to graduate (M.Phil. and Ph.D.) teaching and supervision. Candidates should have obtained, or should be about to obtain, a Ph.D. Degree in a relevant subject, and should have a research interest in Persian literature, preferably classical (medieval) literature. The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to the strong research profile of the Faculty and the Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies section and to demonstrate a commitment to publication. Some previous teaching experience would be an advantage, as would knowledge of Arabic or Turkish.

Further information may be obtained from Matthew Bridger, Secretary of the Faculty Appointments Committee, Faculty of Oriental Studies, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DA (tel. 01223 335105, fax 01223 335110, e-mail mdb22@hermes.cam.ac.uk). Candidates should apply in writing, to the above address, by 18 May 2001, including a detailed curriculum vitae and a list of publications, together with the names of three referees. Applicants' referees should be asked to write directly to the Secretary to reach the Faculty by the closing date. There is no application form.

University Lecturer and/or University Assistant Lecturer(s) in the Faculty of History

Applications are invited for two posts, one in the field of the History of the United States of America, and one in the field of Modern British Economic, Social, or Cultural History after 1850. Preference may be given to candidates who, in the first case, specialize in nineteenth-century history and, in the second case, have a comparative approach in a wider European context. The appointments will be tenable from 1 October 2001, or as soon as possible thereafter. One post may be available at University Lecturer level; the other is only available at University Assistant Lecturer level. The assignment of these posts to the two fields will depend upon the age and experience of the successful candidates.

Further particulars may be obtained from the Secretary of the Appointments Committee, Faculty of History, West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9EF (tel. 01223 335350, e-mail tgh21@cam.ac.uk), to whom applications (twelve copies) should be sent so as to reach him not later than Friday, 11 May 2001. No application forms are issued. Applications should include a curriculum vitae, indicating teaching experience, a list of publications and work in progress, and the names of three referees. Candidates should ask their referees to send their reports direct to the Secretary of the Appointments Committee, to reach him no later than Friday, 11 May 2001.

Presentations and interviews are scheduled to take place on 4-5 June 2001. Information about the Faculty of History may be obtained from its website (www.hist.cam.ac.uk/).

University Lecturer or University Assistant Lecturer in the Faculty of Music

University Lecturer or University Assistant Lecturer in the Faculty of Music, to take up appointment on 1 October 2001 or 1 January 2002. The Faculty possesses established strengths in analysis, composition, ethnomusicology, historical musicology, and music cognition, and the person appointed will be expected to contribute to at least one of these areas.

Further particulars are available on the Faculty's website (www.mus.cam.ac.uk/), or by contacting the Secretary of the Appointments Committee, Faculty of Music, 11 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DP (e-mail tkw23@cam.ac.uk). Applications for this position should be made by letter (there are no application forms) and should include a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, and the names of three referees. Three copies of the application materials should be sent to the Secretary by 11 May 2001. Applicants should also arrange for their three academic referees to write directly to the Secretary by the closing date.

Administrative Officer, Grade I (Space Manager), in the University Offices (Estate Management and Building Service)

A Space Manager is sought to take up appointment as soon as possible. The person appointed will assist in the development and implementation of policies and practices for the effective use of space.

Applicants should have a relevant degree and/or professional qualification. Previous experience in space or facilities management would be helpful.

Appointment will be for three years in the first instance, 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 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 21 May 2001.

Posts in the University Offices (General Board Division)

Applications are invited for the following posts in the General Board Division. Appointment to the posts of Senior Assistant Registrary and Assistant Registrary will be for three years in the first instance, unless that requirement is waived by the Council, with the possibility of reappointment to the retiring age. Appointment to the post of Administrative Officer, Grade II, 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 scales of stipends are:

Senior Assistant Registrary £38,056 a year.

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

Administrative Officer, Grade II: £19,482 a year, rising by six annual increments to £25,213.

Senior Assistant Registrary (Planning Officer)

Applications are invited for the post of Senior Assistant Registrary (Planning Officer), to take up appointment as soon as possible. The person appointed will support the University's central planning and resource allocation process and lead the planning section within the central administration. Applicants should be graduates with substantial relevant experience, preferably in Higher Education, and with a proactive, problem-solving approach.

Further information may be obtained from the Deputy Secretary General of the Faculties, General Board Division, University Offices, The Old Schools, Cambridge, CB2 1TT (tel. 01223 332261, e-mail mt210@cam.ac.uk), to whom applications, including a curriculum vitae and details of two referees, should be sent by 23 May 2001.

Assistant Registrary (Board of Graduate Studies)

Applications are invited for the post of Assistant Registrary in the Board of Graduate Studies, to take up appointment as soon as possible. The post-holder will be responsible for the operation and development of the University's graduate application and admission procedures and systems, will prepare papers for meetings of the Board, particularly those regarding the results of postgraduate examinations, and will act on behalf of the Secretary in her absence.

Candidates should be graduates or equivalent, with relevant administrative experience, preferably in graduate admissions, and an interest in Higher Education.

Further particulars may be obtained from the Secretary of the Board of Graduate Studies, 4 Mill Lane, Cambridge, CB2 1RZ (tel. 01223 338385, e-mail pmg24@admin.cam.ac.uk), to whom applications, including a curriculum vitae and the names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of two referees who may be approached before interview, should be sent, so as to reach her not later than 23 May 2001. Informal enquiries may be addressed to Ms Katherine Brown (e-mail klb1003@cam.ac.uk).

Administrative Officer, Grade II (Faculty of Classics)

Applications are invited for the post of Administrative Officer, supporting the Faculty of Classics. Candidates should be graduates or equivalent, with relevant administrative experience and an interest in Higher Education.

Assistant Registrary and Administrative Officer, Grade II (Planning and Resource Allocation)

Applications are invited for two posts within the Planning and Resource Allocation team in the University Offices. The Assistant Registrary will be responsible for infrastructure developments, capital expenditure, and special initiatives. The Administrative Officer will support central resource allocation processes, including the development of a resource allocation model.

Candidates for both posts should be graduates or equivalent, with relevant administrative experience and an interest in Higher Education. For the Assistant Registrary post, familiarity with buildings matters would be an advantage.

Further particulars about the duties and conditions of the three posts above may be obtained from the Deputy Secretary General, The Old Schools, Trinity Lane, Cambridge, CB2 1TN (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 not later than 4 May 2001.

Administrative Officer, Grade II (Assistant Safety Adviser - Chemical Safety), in the Safety Office

Applications are invited for the post of Assistant Safety Adviser (Chemical Safety), to take up appointment as soon as possible. The person appointed will provide advice, supportive action, and guidance on safety to all sectors of the University, focused, in particular, on the hazards associated with working with chemicals. The post-holder will assist in identifying and monitoring chemical hazards, developing practical and realistic solutions, and promoting best practices. This position is located in the central University Safety Office and the post-holder will be required to work with a wide range of University Departments, and be expected to develop and maintain particularly close links with the Department of Chemistry.

Applicants should possess a first degree in chemistry and have a qualification in safety. They should also have excellent written and communication skills, have personal confidence, be able to develop realistic and practical safety solutions, and have a minimum of two years' relevant experience.

Further details are available from the Safety Office, 1 Fitzwilliam Street, Cambridge, CB2 1QH (tel. 01223 333301). The closing date for applications is 25 May 2001.

Computer Officer, Grade III or Grade IV (Network Support), in the University Offices (Management Information Services Division)

The Management Information Services Division (MISD) is responsible for the provision of network services throughout the University's central administrative body. Based in its offices at the Old Schools, and encompassing several satellite sites around Cambridge, the Division supports over 400 users in their use of Microsoft operating systems and applications and Lotus Notes for e-mail. The network team providing this service is responsible for the installation and maintenance of the supporting equipment and infrastructure, and its efficient operation through use of monitoring tools.

Applications are invited for the position of Network Officer in this team. Reporting to the Network Co-ordinator, the duties will include the design and installation of new network requirements, troubleshooting and maintenance of the network, and user support. Informal enquiries may be made to Dave Barton (tel. 01223 766182, e-mail db10011@cam.ac.uk).

Applicants should be educated to a minimum of H.N.D. standard and have at least two years' experience in the design, planning, and maintenance of a large network installation. This should include experience of Switching and Hub technologies, Routers, CAT5 UTP, fibre-optic standards, and TCP/IP. Knowledge of Cisco equipment, dial up networking, wireless technology, Firewalls, and the use of network monitoring and management tools is highly desirable. Some knowledge of Windows NT, Unix, and Cisco IOS would be an advantage. Good communication skills are essential.

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. The pensionable scales of stipends are:

Computer Officer, Grade III: £19,482 a year, rising by six annual increments to £25,213

Computer Officer, Grade IV: £16,775 a year, rising by three annual increments to £19,482

Applications, including a curriculum vitae, two work-related referees, and current salary, should be sent to Ann Aves, Management Information Services Division, The Old Schools, Trinity Lane, Cambridge, CB2 1TS (e-mail auma2@admin.cam.ac.uk), to arrive by 4 May 2001. It is envisaged that interviews will take place on Friday, 11 May 2001.

OTHER POSTS

Fixed-term Lecturers or Assistant Lecturers in the Institute of Criminology

Applications are invited for Lecturers or Assistant Lecturers in the Institute of Criminology, to take up appointment from 1 October 2001 or as otherwise agreed. As well as the particular emphases listed below, persons appointed will be expected to participate fully in the academic, administrative, and scholarly life of the Institute. This will include teaching and supervising for the Institute's M.Phil., M.St., and Ph.D. programmes, and for undergraduate courses taught by Institute staff in the Faculties of Law and Social and Political Sciences. Applicants should have an advanced law or social science degree, substantial scholarly accomplishment or promise, and demonstrated ability to work successfully in small groups.

Lecturers and Assistant Lecturers will be appointed for the terms indicated below. Stipends are based on current University scales. The pensionable scale for Lecturers is £21,435 a year, rising by eleven annual increments to £33,058; and for Assistant Lecturers is £18,731 a year, rising by five annual increments to £23,256. Depending on experience, appointments may be made at either Lecturer or Assistant Lecturer level.

Lecturer or Assistant Lecturer in Criminology. The appointment will be for a term of up to five years. Primary teaching responsibilities will be in the Institute's M.St. programmes for senior justice system officials. Applicants may be asked to serve as director of one or more such programmes. Applicants should indicate whether they wish to be considered for a directorship.

Lecturer or Assistant Lecturer in Criminal Justice Management. The appointment will be for a term of up to three years. Primary teaching responsibilities will be in the Institute's M.St. programmes for senior justice system officials. Applicants should have an advanced law, social science, or management degree, substantial scholarly accomplishment or promise in relation to management of public sector institutions, and specialized knowledge (or willingness to acquire such knowledge) of criminal justice policy and management.

Further particulars may be obtained from Mrs Joanne Garner, Institute of Criminology, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DT (tel. 01223 335360, fax 01223 335356, e-mail enquiries@crim.cam.ac.uk). Letters of application (six copies), including a curriculum vitae and contact information for three referees, should be sent to Mrs Linda Whitebread, Administrative Officer, at the same address, to arrive by 28 May 2001.

Temporary Lecturers or Assistant Lecturers in the Faculty of Economics and Politics

Applications are invited for: (i) a temporary, unestablished Lectureship or Assistant Lectureship in Development Economics, tenable for two years from 1 October 2001; and (ii) a temporary, unestablished Lectureship or Assistant Lectureship in either Public Economics or Microeconomics, tenable for one year from 1 October 2001.

Candidates should have a Ph.D. Degree, or be firmly expected to have one by September 2001. Appointments will be made at a level equivalent to that of a University Lecturer or a University Assistant Lecturer, at a salary commensurate with age and experience, in the range £18,731 to £33,058 a year.

Further information may be obtained from the Faculty's website (www.econ.cam.ac.uk/), or from the Secretary of the Appointments Committee, Faculty of Economics and Politics, Austin Robinson Building, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DD (e-mail appsec@econ.cam.ac.uk), to whom a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, an outline of research plans, and the names and addresses of three referees (including e-mail addresses) should be sent, to arrive no later than 8 June 2001. Applications submitted by e-mail will not be accepted. Candidates should ask their referees to send their reports direct to the Secretary of the Appointments Committee by the closing date.

Temporary Lecturer or Assistant Lecturer in the Faculty of Oriental Studies

Applications are invited for the temporary post of Lecturer or Assistant Lecturer in South Asian History (Indian Studies). The successful candidate will be asked to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the ancient, medieval, and modern history of South Asia and will also be expected to contribute to the strong research profile of the Faculty and of the Indian Studies section. Candidates should have obtained, or should be about to obtain, a Ph.D. Degree in a relevant subject. Use of at least one Indian language in research would be an advantage.

The post is for two years from 1 October 2001. The appointment will be made at a level equivalent to that of either a University Lecturer or a University Assistant Lecturer, depending on the age and experience of the person appointed. The pensionable scale of stipends for the post is £21,435 to £33,058 a year (University Lecturer level) or £18,731 to £23,256 a year (University Assistant Lecturer level).

Further information may be obtained from Matthew Bridger, Secretary of the Faculty Appointments Committee, Faculty of Oriental Studies, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DA (tel. 01223 335105, fax 01223 335110, e-mail mdb22@hermes.cam.ac.uk). Candidates should apply in writing, to the above address, by 18 May 2001, including a detailed curriculum vitae and a list of publications, together with the names of two referees. 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 Assistant Lecturer in the Faculty of History

Applications are invited for a temporary teaching post in the Faculty of History in the field of Early Modern European History. Preference will be given to candidates working in cultural, social, or economic history. The appointment will be tenable from 1 September 2001, for a fixed term of either seven months full-time or twelve months half-time, subject to negotiation. The post is available at a level equivalent to that of a University Assistant Lecturer (limited to National Spine Point 8), on a salary scale of £18,731 to £20,465 a year pro rata.

Further particulars may be obtained from the Secretary of the Appointments Committee, Faculty of History, West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9EF (tel. 01223 335350, e-mail tgh21@cam.ac.uk), to whom applications (eight copies) should be sent so as to reach him not later than Wednesday, 9 May 2001. No application forms are issued. Applications should include a curriculum vitae, indicating teaching experience, a list of publications and work in progress, and the names of three referees. Candidates should ask their referees to send their reports direct to the Secretary of the Appointments Committee, to reach him no later than 9 May 2001. Interviews are scheduled to take place on Friday, 25 May. Information about the Faculty of History may be obtained from its website (www.hist.cam.ac.uk/).

Temporary Assistant Lecturer in the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences

Applications are invited for a fixed-term, temporary Assistant Lectureship in Social Psychology for a period of three years in the first instance, with the possibility of an extension for a further two years. This is an unestablished post replacing a member of staff who has been seconded to the new Cambridge-MIT Institute. The Faculty wishes to appoint someone able to contribute to its teaching programme in central areas of social psychology, which might include language, and in either quantitative or qualitative research methods and data analysis. The person appointed will also be expected to contribute to the research activity in psychology in the Faculty. The appointment is available from 1 September 2001, or as soon as possible thereafter.

The appointment will be made on a scale equivalent to that of a University Assistant Lecturer, at a stipend of £18,731 a year, rising by five annual increments to £23,256.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Gerard Duveen (tel. 01223 338067, e-mail gmd10@cam.ac.uk), or at the address below. Further information about the Faculty can be found on its website (www.sps.cam.ac.uk/).

Further particulars of the post may be obtained from Ms Kate Stacey, Administrative Officer, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Free School Lane, Cambridge, CB2 3RQ, to whom applications (ten copies) should be sent, so as to reach her not later than 30 April 2001. Applications should include a curriculum vitae and the names of three referees. Applicants should ask referees to write directly to the Administrative Officer on their behalf by 30 April 2001.

Press and PR Officer in the Cambridge-MIT Institute

A Press and PR Officer is required to work on full-time secondment to the Cambridge-MIT Institute Limited (CMI). Funded by the DTI over five years, CMI facilitates collaborative projects undertaken by the University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and its sponsors from the industrial sector, as well as other universities in the UK.

The post-holder will play a key role in the development and implementation of the CMI PR strategy within a busy team based in Mill Lane and working closely with MIT. Educated to degree level, he or she will have at least three years' experience in press and publicity, as well as strong interpersonal and creative skills. This is an exciting and challenging new post in a high-profile initiative and demands excellent communication skills and a meticulous attention to detail. The appointment at CMI will be until July 2005.

The salary for this post will be in the range £19,482 to £25,213 a year, dependent upon age and experience. Please send a current curriculum vitae, together with a covering letter, to Catherine Flannery, Corporate Manager, Cambridge-MIT Institute Limited, 10 Miller's Yard, Cambridge, CB2 1RQ. The closing date for applications is 4 May 2001.

Operations Controller (University Financial System) in the University Offices (Management Information Services Division)

The Management Information Services Division (MISD) is responsible for the delivery and support of the recently implemented Finance System, in close co-operation with the University Finance Division. The system comprises the ORACLE Financials application operating on a Sun Solaris/Oracle Relational Database environment. The post-holder will be responsible for the University Financial System (UFS) operational infrastructure and database environment and will report to the Application Manager. Duties will involve environment security, performance, backup procedures, liaison with third party suppliers, technical issue management, etc. Informal enquiries may be made to David Sandham (tel. 01223 766533, e-mail david.sandham@admin.cam.ac.uk).

Candidates should have operational experience in a large distributed environment and in dealing with external service providers. The post, which is unestablished, will be for three years. The salary will be up to £33,000 a year.

Applications, including a curriculum vitae, two work-related referees, and current salary, should be sent to Ann Aves, Management Information Services Division, The Old Schools, Trinity Lane, Cambridge, CB2 1TS (e-mail auma2@admin.cam.ac.uk), to arrive by 4 May 2001. There is no application form.

Communications Planning Engineer in the University Offices (Telecommunications Office)

The Telecommunications Office is seeking to appoint a Planning Engineer to assist the Telecommunications Manager in the engineering aspects of the Office. The successful applicant will be required to have a good working knowledge of telephony practices and standards, both internal and external. He or she will also be aware of the convergent technologies of voice and data transmission.

The Telecommunications Office currently provides telephone and other communications services to Departments and Colleges throughout the city. The Office is introducing a new Cable Management system and its implementation will give the successful applicant the opportunity to become familiar with the details of the existing network.

A working knowledge of iSLX/BTeX switch management would be an advantage. The successful candidate will have to show good interpersonal skills as he or she will be liaising with users at all levels within the University and at other times with external contractors. The post-holder will also have to demonstrate the ability to project manage the installation and modification of telephone systems. The salary will be £18,731 to £23,256 a year.

For further particulars of the post and an application form, please contact Mrs Anne Robinson, Telecommunications Office, Mond Building, Free School Lane, Cambridge, CB2 3RF (tel. 01223 337722). The closing date for applications will be 2 May 2001.

Research Associate in the Department of Applied Economics (50 per cent)

With St Catharine's College

Applications are invited for linked appointments as Research Associate (50 per cent) in the Department of Applied Economics and Teaching Fellow (50 per cent) in St Catharine's College. The successful candidate will undertake micro-economics or econometrics research in the Department of Applied Economics and teach undergraduate quantitative economics and micro-economics on behalf of St Catharine's College. Applicants should have at least a good honours degree in economics or the equivalent and evidence of research activity. Experience of teaching undergraduates will be an advantage. The appointment will be from 1 October 2001 for three years in the first instance, on the age-related salary scale £16,775 to £25,213 a year. Although it is intended to appoint one person, chosen in a single process, the successful candidate will be appointed to two concurrent half-time posts with two separate but complementary contracts; one with the University and one with St Catharine's College (these being independent legal and constitutional bodies). This arrangement will not result in the appointee being less favourably treated than someone appointed on a single full-time contract. Further details may be obtained from pmg1001@econ.cam.ac.uk.

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 pmg1001@econ.cam.ac.uk), to reach her no later than 4 May 2001.


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