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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:

Posts in the Faculty of Clinical Medicine

Assistant Director of Studies in General Practice

Assistant Director of Studies in General Practice, to take up appointment as soon as possible. Candidates will be senior doctors at present engaged in general practice, with experience of teaching clinical medical students, who are able to devote to their work for the Faculty of Clinical Medicine the equivalent of three National Health Service sessions a week. The duties will be to work with the General Practice Education team in organizing and contributing to the teaching of medicine in general practice to undergraduate medical students. The pensionable stipend is £18,033 a year for three sessions.

Assistant Director of Studies in General Practice - Cambridge Graduate Course GP Co-ordinator

Assistant Director of Studies in General Practice, to be GP Co-ordinator for the new Cambridge Graduate Course which commences in Autumn 2001, and to take up appointment as soon as possible. Candidates will be senior doctors at present engaged in general practice, with experience of teaching clinical medical students, who are able to devote to their work for the Faculty of Clinical Medicine the equivalent of two National Health Service sessions a week. The post-holder will be required to co-ordinate the activity of the five West Suffolk General Practices and contribute to the development of the course, as well as the design, delivery, and quality monitoring of its GP and Community elements, developing the infrastructure needed to deliver the curriculum. The pensionable stipend is £12,022 a year for two sessions.

In each case, successful applicants will be likely to come from partnerships wishing to take part in the development of undergraduate clinical education, general practitioner research, and continuing medical education. The appointments will be for up to three years, with the possibility of reappointment for periods not exceeding three years at a time.

Applications, (twelve copies), together with the names of not more than three referees, should be sent to Dr John Benson, University Lecturer (Teaching), General Practice and Primary Care Research Unit, Institute of Public Health, University Forvie Site, Cambridge, CB2 2SR, so as to reach him not later than 22 June 2001.

Lector in Japanese in the Faculty of Oriental Studies

Lector in Japanese in the Faculty of Oriental Studies, to take up appointment on 1 October 2001. Applications are invited from native speakers of Japanese who have a good command of English. This is a full-time post and involves on average twelve hours' language teaching a week during term-time.

The post is for one year in the first instance, with the possibility of reappointment for one year at a time to a maximum of five years. The scale of stipends for a Lector is £13,912 a year, rising by three annual increments to £16,775 (under review).

Please send a curriculum vitae with the names of two referees to Mrs Zoe Conway-Morris, Faculty of Oriental Studies, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DA (tel. 01223 335100, e-mail zhc20@hermes.cam.ac.uk). The closing date for receipt of applications is Tuesday, 10 July 2001.

Assistant Treasurer (Deputy Financial Accountant) in the University Offices (Finance Division)

The University intends to appoint a Deputy Financial Accountant who will be a member of the financial accounts team. The post-holder will be responsible for assisting in the production of the University's statutory accounts and returns and monthly management information for the University's senior officers, and for ensuring the integrity of financial data through appropriate controls. The post-holder will also monitor the month-end procedures and provide administrators in Departments across the University with support in that area.

The ideal candidate will have had experience in producing statutory accounts and financial information, ideally within the Higher Education sector, and should be either a qualified or part-qualified accountant. Experience with the ORACLE Financials System would be of great benefit.

The appointment 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. The pensionable scale of stipends for an Assistant Treasurer is £21,435 a year, rising by eleven annual increments to £33,058 (under review).

Further details are available from Helen Limbrick (tel. 01223 766481, e-mail hjl26@admin.cam.ac.uk). Applications and a curriculum vitae should be sent to the Director of Finance, Finance Division, The Old Schools, Trinity Lane, Cambridge, CB2 1TS. The closing date is 29 June 2001.

Administrative Officer, Grade II, in the University Offices (Registry Division)

Applications are invited for the post of Administrative Officer, Grade II, in the Registry Division of the University Offices from 1 September 2001. The principal duties of this post will be to take day-to-day editorial responsibility for all weekly issues of the Reporter and related editorial activities.

An appropriate degree is a desirable qualification. Applicants should also have strong PC skills and excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills. Some previous experience in university administration may be an advantage.

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 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 II, is £19,482 a year, rising by six annual increments to £25,213 (under review).

Further particulars of the post may be obtained from the Registrary, University Offices, The Old Schools, Cambridge, CB2 1TN (tel. 01223 332298, e-mail sbf1001@admin.cam.ac.uk), to whom applications, marked 'confidential', together with a curriculum vitae and the names of two referees, should be sent so as to reach him by 9 July 2001.

OTHER POSTS

Part-time Education Development Officer in the Faculty of Classics (Museum of Classical Archaeology)

The Heritage Lottery Fund has recently awarded the Museum of Classical Archaeology a grant to further Museum outreach activities. The Museum is seeking a graduate with training in the humanities and extensive experience of teaching in museums or in a school environment to fill this important and exciting role. The main object of the post is to design and deliver an education programme appropriate for the Museum's three target audiences: school children, families, and adults. The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to the Museum's other core activities and to assist in the planning and evaluation of the project. It is expected that the post will begin on 1 January 2002.

The post requires excellent communication skills, proven organizational skills, and the ability to draft teaching materials and publicity literature. Enthusiasm for classical art is essential and basic knowledge in this field is desirable. The successful applicant should be self-motivated, with the ability to work flexibly in a small team. Basic ICT skills are essential. The appointment will be for three years, half-time. The salary offered will be on the scale of £16,775 to £18,731, pro rata, and is pensionable.

Applications, including a curriculum vitae, details of previous experience, and the names of two referees, should be sent to the Curator, Museum of Classical Archaeology, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DA. Further information may be obtained from Alison Miller in the Faculty of Classics (tel. 01223 335191, e-mail ajm92@cam.ac.uk), or from the Faculty's website (http://www.classics.cam.ac.uk/). Informal enquiries to the present Curator, Dr Rolf Schneider, are welcome (tel. 01223 334818, e-mail rms45@cam.ac.uk). The closing date for the application and two references (to be arranged by the applicant) is 20 July 2001. Applicants who have been short-listed will be invited for interview on 13 August 2001.


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Cambridge University Reporter, 13 June 2001
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