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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 Anatomy

University Lecturer in the Department of Anatomy. The Department has strong and vibrant research programmes in a range of areas, with particular strengths in Neuroscience, Developmental Biology, and Imaging. Its teaching responsibilities encompass courses for pre-clinical students in medical and veterinary science as well as some courses for biological sciences. The Department is keen to appoint someone, with a Ph.D. Degree or clinical experience, who is enthusiastic and motivated about both research and teaching, and who has the potential to establish an outstanding research programme that could mesh with those in the Department. Candidates who have significant postdoctoral/post-clinical experience that demonstrates their research and/or teaching ability are encouraged to apply.

Appointment 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 £22,299 a year, rising by eleven annual increments to £34,390 (with effect from 1 September 2001).

Further information about the office and an application form may be obtained from the School of the Biological Sciences' Appointments website (http://www.bio.cam.ac.uk/sbs/appointments/), or from the Head of Department's Secretary, Mrs Sue Stubbings, Department of Anatomy, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3DY (tel. 01223 333772, fax 01223 333777, e-mail srs21@cam.ac.uk), to whom applications (two copies), including a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, and the names of not more than three referees, should be sent, so as to reach her not later than 31 August 2001.

Posts in the University Offices

Estate Management and Building Service

Senior Advisory Officer (Senior Fire Officer)

The Estate Management and Building Service hopes to be in a position to recruit a Senior Fire Officer, to take up appointment as soon as possible. The person appointed will report to the Assistant Director (Maintenance and Minor Works) and will have a wide range of duties and responsibilities in relation to fire safety throughout the University. Applicants should hold a relevant professional qualification and be able to demonstrate detailed knowledge of current regulations, design standards, and codes of practice. Appointment will be for three years in the first instance, with the possibility of reappointment to the retiring age. The closing date for applications is 31 August 2001.

Administrative Officer, Grade II (Management Accountant)

The Estate Management and Building Service hopes to be in a position to recruit a Management Accountant, to take up appointment as soon as possible. The person appointed will help develop the management accounting function for property running costs and assist in the preparation of investment appraisals for new projects.

Applicants should be part-qualified accountants or graduates with an interest in accountancy, with proven IT skills. Experience with ORACLE financials would be useful. 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 closing date for applications is 31 August 2001.

The pensionable scales of stipends (with effect from 1 September 2001) are:

Senior Advisory Officer: £30,514 a year, rising by three annual increments to £34,390.

Administrative Officer, Grade II: £20,267 a year, rising by six annual increments to £26,229.

In each case 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@admin.cam.ac.uk).

Safety Office

Administrative Officer, Grade II (Safety Education Officer)

Re-advertisement: previous applicants need not apply.

Applications are invited for the post of Safety Education Officer to take up appointment as soon as possible. The brief will be to identify training needs and to devise, deliver, and evaluate courses to develop and enhance the personal skills of individuals throughout the University. Although part of the central University Safety Office, the work will take the post-holder into a wide range of University Departments. He or she will need to establish and maintain strong working relationships with the Personnel Division and sectors of the University which have a significant role associated with training and education.

Committed to continuous personal development, the successful candidate must be enthusiastic and self-motivated and possess a first degree and a qualification in safety. He or she must also be familiar with a wide variety of training materials, including software and IT, and have good administrative skills. A minimum of two years' relevant experience in a similar role is desirable.

Appointment will be for three years, 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 £20,267 a year, rising by six annual increments to £26,229 (with effect from 1 September 2001).

Further details are available from the Safety Office, 1 Fitzwilliam Street, Cambridge, CB2 1QH (tel. 01223 333301). The closing date for applications is 24 August 2001.

OTHER POSTS

Teaching Co-ordinator in the Department of Plant Sciences

The Department is seeking an academic member of staff to act as Teaching Co-ordinator. The appointment is for up to three years from 1 October 2001 or as soon as possible thereafter. The appointee will lecture in undergraduate courses; design, develop, and organize practicals; assist in the organization of field courses; and organize teaching-related publicity and student recruitment events. The appointee will also be offered a Fellowship of Girton College and will undertake supervisions (small-group teaching) of undergraduate students for the College.

Ideally candidates should have a Ph.D. Degree in Plant Science or a related discipline and experience of, and enthusiasm for, undergraduate teaching. The basic salary will be in the range £19,486 to £24,193 (with effect from 1 September 2001), depending on age and experience. Additional payment will be made by Girton College for supervisions.

Further details are available from Mr M. N. H. Moss, Department Administrator, Department of Plant Sciences, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EA (tel. 01223 333909, e-mail matthew.moss@plantsci.cam.ac.uk), or from the Department's website (http://www.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/). Applicants should supply a personal statement, a curriculum vitae, and the names of two referees, by Friday, 10 August 2001.

Group Planning Manager in the Local Examinations Syndicate (Group Chief Executive's Office)

As a result of the appointment of the present incumbent to a senior position within the Local Examinations Syndicate, applications are invited for the post of Group Planning Manager.

Reporting to the Group Chief Executive, the Group Planning Manager will take responsibility for: the Group Business Plan; the Syndicate Agenda; the Corporate Board Agenda; the Research Advisory Committee Agenda; and the Annual Report. In addition he or she will be expected to undertake projects as specified by the Group Chief Executive.

The successful candidate will be a numerate graduate with strong IT skills, particularly using IT for analysis and management information. A postgraduate qualification, such as an M.B.A. or M.Sc. would be desirable. Other essential qualities include the ability to think strategically, high organizational skills, a diplomatic approach, and good communication and interpersonal skills.

Previous experience of strategic planning and a background in a commercial organization or knowledge of the education sector would be useful. The salary will be £28,071 to £38,267, depending on qualifications and experience.

Further particulars about the post can be obtained from Gurvinder Ghataorre-Jones, HR Department, UCLES, 1 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB1 2EU (tel. 01223 553886). To apply, please send a letter of application and a curriculum vitae, quoting reference GGJ08/FE0320, to the above address, so as to arrive by Wednesday, 8 August 2001.


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Cambridge University Reporter, 25 July 2001
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