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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:

University Lecturer in the Department of Clinical Veterinary Medicine

University Lecturer in the Department of Clinical Veterinary Medicine, to take up appointment from 1 July 2001 or as soon as possible thereafter. Candidates must be members of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons or hold a degree qualifying them for membership. Clinical postgraduate experience and teaching experience are also required. The Department will give preference to candidates whose main interests lie in Farm Animal Reproduction or Farm Animal Management.

The person appointed will be based in the Department of Clinical Veterinary Medicine but his or her duties will include teaching preclinical veterinary students. The Department intends that 50 per cent of the Lecturer's time will be available for research; candidates must be able to demonstrate research achievement and potential.

Appointment will be for 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 (under review).

Further particulars are available from the Secretary, Department of Clinical Veterinary Medicine, Madingley Road, Cambridge, CB3 0ES (e-mail rhd28@cam.ac.uk), to whom applications should be sent so as to arrive by 7 June 2001. A curriculum vitae and publications list, together with the names of three referees, are required but there is no application form.

Assistant Director of Research in the BP Institute

Applications are invited from highly motivated and energetic researchers, with special expertise in experimental fluid mechanics in one or more of a wide range of disciplines in multiphase flow, to be involved in developing and directing research and teaching in the new laboratories.

The appointment will be for five years in the first instance, with the possibility of reappointment for further periods of five years, or to the retiring age. The pensionable scale of stipends for an Assistant Director of Research is £21,435 a year, rising by nine annual increments to £30,967 (under review).

Applicants should submit ten copies of: (a) a curriculum vitae; (b) a list of publications; (c) a 1,000-word statement of research interests and intended research direction; and (d) three referees' contact details, to the Adminstrator, BP Institute, Madingley Road, Cambridge, CB3 0EZ, by 30 June 2001. Applicants should also ask their referees to write direct to the Administrator by 30 June 2001. Further particulars are available from the Administrator (e-mail catherine@bpi.cam.ac.uk). Information is also available from the Institute's website (http://www.bpi.cam.ac.uk/).

Assistant Director of Research in the Faculty of Divinity

The Faculty of Divinity hopes soon to be able to appoint an Assistant Director of Research in the Study of Religion, with specific reference to Implicit Religion. The appointment will be for five years in the first instance, with the possibility of reappointment for further periods of five years, or to the retiring age. The pensionable scale of stipends for an Assistant Director of Research is £21,435 a year, rising by nine annual increments to £30,967 (under review).

Candidates must have a Ph.D. Degree in a relevant discipline and, before applying, must request the further particulars of the post, which are available from Ms R. M. Paul, Faculty of Divinity, West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9BS (e-mail rmp24@cam.ac.uk). The closing date for applications is 31 May 2001.

OTHER POSTS

Unestablished Lecturer (non-clinical) in the Department of Medicine

Lecturer (non-clinical) in Cardiovascular Biology in the Department of Medicine. This position is available for a dynamic research scientist in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine as part of an extensive programme of expansion of research. The major interests of the Principal Investigators within the Division include the biology of blood vessel development and disease, with particular focus on vascular cell apoptosis, cell proliferation, and differentiation (see Science 1998; 282: 290-93, Circ Res 1998; 82: 704-12, Circ Res 2000; 86: 1038-46). Applications are invited from scientists with a strong research background who will develop their own research programme. The post is funded initially by the British Heart Foundation and is available immediately.

The appointment will be for up to five years. The pensionable scale of stipends will be £21,435 a year, rising by eleven annual increments to £33,058 (under review).

Informal enquiries to Professor Martin Bennett (tel. 01223 331504, e-mail mrb@mole.bio.cam.ac.uk) are strongly encouraged. Applications, together with a curriculum vitae and the names of three referees, should be sent to Professor Bennett, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Addenbrooke's Centre for Clinical Investigation, Box 110, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, CB2 2QQ, to arrive no later than 30 June 2001.

Fundraising Projects Officer in the University Development Office

Owing to an increasing level of fundraising activity, the University Development Office is recruiting a second Projects Officer to join the Fundraising Research and Information team. The successful candidate will support academic staff, external volunteers, and fundraisers by preparing detailed descriptions of University projects for submission to donors. He or she will also write copy for direct marketing campaigns and fundraising brochures and for the Development Office's website.

A degree and two years' experience of compiling fundraising and marketing material are essential. Excellent computer skills, including desktop publishing, are also required. The person must have excellent communication skills both verbal and written, very good interpersonal skills, and the ability to work effectively as a member of a small team sometimes operating under pressure. The salary will be on a scale £19,482 to £25,213 (under review), according to age and experience.

For an information pack, please contact Mrs Barbara Eacott, University Development Office, 10 Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1QA (tel. 01223 332288, fax 01223 460817, e-mail be86@foundation.cam.ac.uk). The closing date for applications is 23 May 2001. Interviews will be held on 14 June 2001.


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Cambridge University Reporter, 16 May 2001
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