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The University is committed to equality of opportunity and has a policy on arrangements for part-time work.
Applications are invited for the following University offices:
Applications are invited for a University Lectureship, available immediately, in the Department of Genetics. Applications are encouraged from scientists with the potential to provide strong leadership and having a strong research record. The Department will consider applications from candidates in all areas of its broad research base in genetics. However, it particularly wishes to attract a candidate able to bring an expertise in an area of population or evolutionary genetics. The Lecturer would be expected to interact with existing members of the Department in both research and teaching. In addition, the research environment of Cambridge offers many opportunities to establish collaborative links with members of other Departments, from Plant Sciences to Medical Genetics, working in all aspects of biology, including population genetics.
The Lecturer would be expected to play a full role in the teaching and research activities of the Department, including both the training of postgraduate students and postdoctoral fellows, and in undergraduate teaching in the Faculty of Biology. The pensionable scale of stipends for a University Lecturer is £22,522 a year, rising by eleven annual increments to £34,734 a year. The appointment will be for five years in the first instance, with the possibility of reappointment to the retiring age.
Further information about the post and an application form may be obtained from the Genetics Department website at http://www.gen.cam.ac.uk/, or the Secretary of the Department, Mrs Tracy Oakley, Department of Genetics, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EH (tel. 01223 333987, fax 01223 333992, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org), to whom applications (three copies) should be addressed. These should include a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, and the names of three referees, and should be sent so as to reach her not later than 28 February 2002. Informal enquiries may be made to Professor David M. Glover (e-mail email@example.com).
University Assistant Lecturer in the History of European Art to take up appointment from 1 September 2002. Preference will be given to candidates whose research and teaching interests lie in the period 1650-1850. Appointment will be for three years, with the possibility of reappointment for a further two years. The statutory limit of tenure of a University Assistant Lectureship is five years, but all holders of this office are considered for possible appointment to the office of University Lecturer during the course of their tenure. The pensionable scale of stipends for a University Assistant Lecturer is £19,681 a year, rising by six annual increments to £24,435.
Further details may be obtained from the Secretary of the Appointments Committee, Faculty of Architecture and History of Art, 1-5 Scroope Terrace, Cambridge, CB2 1PX (tel. 01223 332966, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org), to whom three hard copies of a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, and the names of three referees should be sent by 18 March 2002. Informal enquiries about the post may be made to the Head of the Department of History of Art, Professor Deborah Howard (tel. 01223 332975, e-mail email@example.com).
An experienced manager is required to run a busy and expanding group responsible for research contracts across all University Departments. The post-holder will manage a team of six Contract Managers responsible for processing research contracts with Government Departments and with industry worldwide. A team of three staff processing applications for research funding to UK Research Councils, charities, and the European Commission, also reports to the Contract Negotiation Group Manager. The combined value of contracts and applications handled by the Group is worth more than £330 million per year.
The post-holder will develop policy and strategy for the group and its services, working with the Head of the Research Collaboration Office. He/she will be responsible for overseeing and developing the systems and procedures for the negotiation and application for all externally funded research agreements on behalf of the University.
He/she will have several years of relevant experience of contract negotiation probably in a commercial or public sector research environment, and will possess the energy, drive, and motivation to manage a team delivering a high quality user-oriented service. The salary will be £39,986 a year and interviews will take place on 11 March 2002.
Management Accountant for the new accounting group to take responsibility for developing and implementing monthly accounting processes to provide timely management information and to ease and quicken the Year End process. The post-holder will deliver the forecasting and budgetary support and guidance for the Division, the Research Collaboration Office, and the University's IP exploitation company CUTS Ltd. The post-holder will manage a team of three staff and will be responsible for the production of management accounts and overseeing the Credit Control and Accounts Receivable functions.
Applicants must be either a part-qualified accountant with extensive management accounting experience or a qualified accountant with at least two years' post qualification experience. Applicants will also have relevant experience of preparing management accounts, and be familiar with a variety of accounting packages including SAGE and Oracle Financials. The salary will be up to £34,734 a year and interviews will take place on 6 March 2002.
Experienced contract negotiators to join a busy and expanding group responsible for the protection and pre-commercialization of the University's research results. Post-holders will advise and assist University staff in evaluating and protecting intellectual property and will then work with them to conclude externally funded research agreements on behalf of the University, managing the contractual relationships with our research sponsors. Post-holders will also foster strong relationships with University Faculties and Departments, and will have relevant experience of contract negotiation and be proficient in using Windows-based IT packages.
Salary will be in the range of £22,522 to £34,734 a year for Senior Contract Managers, and £24,435 to £29,709 a year for Contract Managers, depending on experience. Interviews will take place on 5 March 2002.
For further information on all of the above posts, please contact Margaret Perry, Research Services Division, 16 Mill Lane, Cambridge, CB2 1SB (tel. 01223 332271, fax 01223 332988, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org). Please send your letter of application, curriculum vitae, and details of two referees to Margaret Perry at the above address. The closing date for all applications is Wednesday, 27 February.
Applications for this new post (to start 1 September 2002) are invited from suitably qualified candidates. The principal responsibilities will be to assist in the delivery of language teaching in the Faculty. The post-holder will assist in teaching language courses for undergraduates without A-level Latin or Greek, as well as in the teaching of Greek and Latin language courses for other undergraduate and graduate students. The post-holder will also have the opportunity to be involved in the development of future strategies for language teaching in the light of changing needs in the Faculty. Job-shares and other flexible working arrangements will be considered. The pensionable scale of stipends for a Language Teaching Officer is £17,626 rising by two annual increments to £19,681.
Further particulars may be obtained from the Secretary of the Appointments Committee, Faculty of Classics, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DA (tel. 01223 335191, fax 01223 335409, e-mail email@example.com). Applications, including a detailed curriculum vitae and list of publications, together with the names of two referees, should be sent to the above address not later than 8 March 2002. Referees should be asked to write directly to the Secretary to reach the Faculty by the closing date. There is no application form.
Applications are invited for linked appointments as Senior Research Associate (50%) in the Department of Applied Economics and College Lecturer (50%) in Trinity Hall. The successful candidate will undertake research in the Department and teach for the undergraduate economics Tripos and serve as Director of Studies in Economics at Trinity Hall. Applicants should have at least a postgraduate degree in Economics or the equivalent and evidence of research activity. Experience of teaching undergraduates will be an advantage.
The appointment will be from 1 October 2002 for three years in the first instance on the salary scale £22,299 to £32,215 a year.
Although it is intended to appoint one person chosen in a single process, the successful candidate will be appointed to two concurrent half-time posts with two separate but complementary contracts; one with the University and one with Trinity Hall (these being independent legal and constitutional bodies). This arrangement will not result in the appointee being less favourably treated than someone appointed on a single full-time contract.
Further details are available from the Secretary, Department of Applied Economics, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DE (tel. 01223 335240, fax 01223 335299, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org) to whom applications, comprising a covering letter, curriculum vitae, and the full contact details of two referees, should be sent to arrive no later than 8 March 2002.
The main role of this post is to support the Faculty's Computer Officer in both the support of the existing services and in the development of future IT projects within the Faculty. The Faculty has a full networking infrastructure (file and application servers, automated backup procedures, intranet, etc.). In addition, a number of databases and online text analysers have been introduced in order to support both administrative and teaching staff in the discharge of their duties.
Applicants should have some relevant experience in supporting networked Macs and/or PCs, be able to show evidence of technical competence, and possess an ability to learn new techniques quickly. An interest in the ancient world and knowledge of Latin and/or ancient Greek would be an advantage.
This is a fixed-term two-year appointment although the post may be extended, subject to funding. The post is half-time (circa twenty hours a week). The salary scale for a Computer Associate, Grade IV, is £17,626 to £20,470 pro-rata a year. The scale for Grade III is £20,470 to £26,491 pro-rata a year.
Further particulars may be obtained from the Secretary of the Appointments Committee, Faculty of Classics, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DA (tel. 01223 335191, fax 01223 335409, e-mail email@example.com). Applications, including a curriculum vitae together with the names of two referees, should be sent to the above address not later than 1 March 2002. Referees should be asked to write directly to the Secretary to reach the Faculty by the closing date. There is no application form.
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Cambridge University Reporter, 13 February 2002
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