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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:

Administrative Officers, Grade II, in the University Offices (Safety Office)

Administrative Officer, Grade II (Assistant Radiation Protection Officer)

Assistant Radiation Protection Officer, to take up appointment as soon as possible. The person appointed will provide specialist safety advice, and guidance on lasers and non-ionizing radiation. The post-holder will assist in the development of laser safety policy, and promote safe working practices with lasers and non-ionizing radiation through monitoring, inspection, and education. The position is located in the central University Safety Office and the post-holder will be expected to develop and maintain close links with Departmental Laser Safety Officers in implementing policy.

Applicants should possess either a first degree in the physical sciences or engineering, or have an H.N.D. backed by relevant practical experience. They should also have attended or be willing to attend an appropriate Laser Safety course, have good written and verbal communication skills, and have the ability to make sound and practical judgements about compliance.

Administrative Officer, Grade II (Assistant Safety Adviser: Building and Construction)

Assistant Safety Adviser (Building and Construction), to take up appointment as soon as possible. The person appointed will provide safety advice, supportive action, and guidance on activities associated with building procurement from initial feasibility to post completion, will assist in the development of policy and guidance, monitor policy implementation, and provide feedback on building project management. The position is located in the central University Safety Office and the post-holder will be required to develop and maintain close liaison with the University's Estate Management and Building Service.

Applicants should possess relevant qualifications in engineering or building construction and have experience of working in the construction industry, e.g. as a clerk of works. Extensive site management experience might be acceptable in lieu of formal qualifications. Applicants must also have a working knowledge of the CDM Regulations and ideally have a safety qualification in construction. They must possess good written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to make decisions with confidence.

In each case, 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 details are available from the Safety Office, 1 Fitzwilliam Street, Cambridge, CB2 1QH (tel. 01223 333301). The closing date for applications is 27 July 2001.

OTHER POSTS

Cataloguer (Isaac Newton Papers) in the University Library

The University Library is seeking an experienced Cataloguer to prepare an online catalogue of the Macclesfield and Portsmouth collections containing the scientific correspondence and papers of Sir Isaac Newton and other prominent scientists. The catalogue will be accessible via the University Library's webpage. This is a four-year project, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Applicants should have a good honours degree with archival or research experience, preferably with some knowledge of the history of science and mathematics and of Latin. The salary (Research Associate scale) will be in the range £16,775 to £25,213 a year (under review).

Further details and an application form, which should be returned to the Librarian not later than Friday, 6 July 2001, are available from the Librarian's Secretary, University Library, West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DR (tel. 01223 333046, e-mail mm405@cam.ac.uk).


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Cambridge University Reporter, 20 June 2001
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