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Vacancies in the University

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UNIVERSITY OFFICES

Applications are invited for the following University offices:

Assistant Director of Research in the Department of Chemical Engineering

Applications are invited for the post of Assistant Director of Research who will act as Deputy Director of the Magnetic Resonance Research Centre (MRRC) which is located on the West Cambridge Site of the University. The successful applicant will be expected to have a proven practical experience of Bruker and Resonance Instruments magnetic resonance hardware and experience in magnetic resonance imaging, flow visualization, diffusion measurement, and spectroscopy. The post-holder will be required to co-ordinate the day-to-day activities of the MRRC, including academic supervision of research workers, system administration of computer networks, co-ordination of health and safety issues in the laboratory, and routine maintenance of spectrometer hardware. The successful candidate will also be expected to develop his or her own, independently funded, research programme.

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 £22,299 a year, rising by nine annual increments to £32,215 (with effect from 1 September 2001).

An application form may be obtained from the Secretary to the Head of Department, Department of Chemical Engineering, Pembroke Street, Cambridge, CB2 3RA (e-mail recruitment@cheng.cam.ac.uk), or downloaded in PDF format from the Department's website (http://www.cheng.cam.ac.uk/vacancy.html), which describes fully the Department and its activities. The closing date for applications is 17 August 2001.

Secretary, Grade C (Assistant Secretary: Academic Matters), in the Department of Chemistry

Applications are invited for this administrative office which is available from 1 October 2001. The Assistant Academic Secretary is responsible for advising and assisting the Head of Department and the Academic Secretary in the administration of all academic matters, which includes liaising with, servicing, and advising various Department committees, assisting with the preparation and administration of research grants, and having overall responsibility for the Department's personnel records system. Applicants should have excellent IT, organizational, and communications skills. The person appointed will need to be able to respond flexibly and sensitively to a wide range of situations, involving staff at all levels in a large, University science Department.

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, subject to satisfactory performance of duties. The pensionable scale of stipends for a Secretary, Grade C, is £21,290 a year, rising by five annual increments to £26,229 (with effect from 1 September 2001), depending on age and experience.

For further details please contact the Head of Department, Professor Jeremy Sanders, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road, Cambridge, CB2 1EW (e-mail jkms@cam.ac.uk). Completed applications (two copies), together with the names of at least two referees, must be received by Friday, 10 August 2001.

Information about the Department of Chemistry is available on its website (http://www.ch.cam.ac.uk/). Please note that smoking is not permitted in the Department.

Advisory Officer, Grade I (Architect), in the University Offices (Estate Management and Building Service)

The Estate Management and Building Service is seeking an Architect to join their in-house multidisciplinary Minor Works Design Team consisting of twenty professional staff. The Minor Works Team carries out projects from feasibility through to final account up to a value of £2.5m.

The successful applicant must be a Registered Architect with a minimum of five years' post-qualification experience and must be able to demonstrate a high quality, user-focused design service. A wide variety of projects are carried out including new build, extensions, and internal refurbishment. Many projects are carried out on listed buildings of considerable architectural importance; particular experience of refurbishment projects in this type of building would be beneficial. The applicant must also be proficient in AutoCAD Release 14.

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. An Advisory 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 Advisory Officer, Grade I, is £24,193 a year, rising by five annual increments to £29,414 (with effect from 1 September 2001).

Further information and details of how to apply may be obtained from the Estate Management and Building Service, 74 Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1RW (tel. 01223 337786, e-mail hms26@cam.ac.uk). The closing date for applications is 6 August 2001.


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Cambridge University Reporter, 18 July 2001
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