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Other Vacancies in the University

The University is committed to equality of opportunity.

Any job application submitted with a curriculum vitae should be accompanied by a Cover Sheet for Employment (Form PD18) which can be downloaded from http://www.admin.cam.ac.uk/offices/personnel/forms/pd18, or may be obtained in hard copy from the advertising Department or Faculty.

University Lecturers

Appointments made at University Lecturer level will be for an initial period of three or five years, with reappointment thereafter subject to satisfactory performance. The pensionable scale of stipends for a University Lecturer is £23,296 a year, rising by eleven annual increments to £35,950.

University Lecturer in the Faculty of Classics

Applications for this post in the field of Aegean Prehistory, with contributions to Classical Archaeology and/or Art (to start by 1 October 2003, or as soon as possible thereafter) are invited from suitably qualified candidates. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the Faculty's teaching programme in Classical Art and Archaeology, and particularly in the Bronze Age of the Aegean. Applications from scholars in the early stages of their career are particularly encouraged.

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 ajm92@cam.ac.uk) or from the Faculty website at http://www.classics.cam.ac.uk/. Applications, a detailed curriculum vitae, and list of publications, together with the names of three referees only (at least one of which should be external to the University) should be sent to the above address not later than 23 May 2003. Referees should be asked to write directly to the Secretary to reach the Faculty by the closing date.

University Lecturer in the Faculty of Economics and Politics

The Faculty has teaching needs in a number of areas including Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics. A permanent appointment may be made from either 1 October 2003 or 1 October 2004. Alternatively the Faculty may opt to make a temporary one-year appointment for the academical year 2003-04 as a bridging arrangement.

A permanent appointment is for five years in the first instance, with the possibility of reappointment to the retiring age, subject to satisfactory performance. Candidates should have a Ph.D. Degree, or be firmly expected to have a Ph.D. Degree, by the September prior to taking up appointment.

Informal enquiries about this position can be addressed to Professor R. E. Rowthorn, Head of the Faculty of Economics and Politics (e-mail robert.rowthorn@econ.cam.ac.uk).

Further information on this position, including an application form may be obtained from the Faculty's website at http://www.econ.cam.ac.uk/ or from the Secretary of the Appointments Committee, Faculty of Economics and Politics, Austin Robinson Building, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DD (e-mail appsec@econ.cam.ac.uk), to whom a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, an outline of research plans, and the names and addresses of three referees (including e-mail addresses) should be sent. Candidates should ask their referees to send their reports to the Secretary of the Appointments Committee by the closing date of 21 May 2003.

University Lecturer in Department of Land Economy

Applications are invited for a University Lectureship in Environmental and/or Rural Economics in the Department of Land Economy. The Department is seeking to appoint an applied microeconomist with particular interest in microeconometrics related to any aspect of environmental or rural economics, but applications will also be welcomed from those with other related interests. The successful candidate will have, or will be expected to develop a record of world class research commensurate with the Department's international standing and aspirations and will make a contribution to the Department's teaching, particularly on the M.Phil. (one-year taught Master's course) in Environmental Policy. The candidate will also be expected to supervise undergraduate and graduate dissertations.

Applicants should have qualifications and experience in the field of environmental and/or rural economics and skills in quantitative analysis. The appointment will be tenable from 1 October 2003.

Further particulars are available from Ms Helen Pelly, Department of Land Economy, 19 Silver Street, Cambridge, CB3 9EP (tel. 01223 337136, e-mail hrp30@cam.ac.uk). Further information about the Department of Land Economy is available at http://www.landecon.cam.ac.uk/.

Applications, including a curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, and a list of publications, should be sent by mail to Ms Marie Butcher, Administrative Officer in the Department of Land Economy, to arrive not later than Friday, 16 May 2003. Please could applicants also arrange for reports from two referees to be sent to Ms Butcher before this date. Interviews will be held late in May.

Administrative Officer, Grade II, in the Estate Management and Building Service

The University has a large and expanding estate and the Estate Management and Building Service (EMBS) is seeking a proactive individual to help develop the management accounting function, both in respect of annual running costs of some £20 million, and assisting in the preparation of investment appraisals for EMBS's many new projects. This is an opportunity to participate in extending EMBS's service to the University at a time of change and modernization.

Applicants should be part-qualified accountants or graduates with an interest in accountancy, with proven IT skills. Experience with Oracle Financials would be useful. The pensionable scale of stipends for an Administrative Officer, Grade II, is £21,125 to £27,339 a year, depending on experience.

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). The closing date for applications is 19 May 2003.

Administrative Officer, Grade II, in the Secretariat

Administrative Officer, Grade II, in the Secretariat, University Offices, to take up appointment as soon as possible after 1 June 2003. The Secretariat supports the University Council, the principal executive and policy-making body of the University.

The present duties of the post are concerned principally with student services, including University-wide Hardship Funds, the administration of student childcare, and support for student societies.

The pensionable scale of stipends for an Administrative Officer, Grade II, is £21,125 a year, rising by six annual increments to £27,339.

Further particulars of this post may be obtained from Mrs Angela Faulkner, Secretariat, University Offices, The Old Schools, Cambridge, CB2 1TN (e-mail aef30@admin.cam.ac.uk). Applications, marked 'confidential', together with a curriculum vitae and the names of two referees, should be sent to the Administrative Secretary, Secretariat, University Offices, The Old Schools, Cambridge, CB2 1TN, by Friday, 9 May 2003.

Assistant Secretary, Grade C, in the Faculty of Education

Applications are invited for the post of Research Administrator (Assistant Secretary, Grade C) in the Faculty of Education to take up appointment on 1 June 2003 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The post-holder will play a central co-ordinating role in helping the Faculty to build and develop its already substantial research profile, working collaboratively with academic colleagues on the preparation of initial grant applications through to successful project completion. Candidates should be educated to degree level with previous administrative experience, preferably within the HE sector, and some experience of managing and recruiting staff. Excellent communication and organizational skills are essential and the ability to handle complex information and financial details. Applicants must be able to work on their own initiative and have an enthusiastic and flexible approach.

The appointment will be to the retiring age subject to the satisfactory completion of a probationary period. The pensionable scale of stipends for an Assistant Secretary, Grade C, is £22,191 a year rising by five annual increments to £27,339. Starting salary will depend on previous experience.

Detailed information can be obtained from the Secretary of the Faculty, Faculty of Education, Shaftesbury Road, Cambridge, CB2 2BX (tel. 01223 369631, fax 01223 324421, e-mail pam26@cam.ac.uk), to whom letters of application, a detailed curriculum vitae, and the names of three referees should be received not later than 1 May 2003.

Computer Officer, Grade IV, in the Language Centre

Applications are invited for the post of Editor (Computer Officer, Grade IV) in the Language Centre, to take up appointment as soon as possible. The post-holder will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the Centre's video and audio processing facilities, and providing support for teaching staff who are preparing audio/visual material for teaching and examination purposes.

Candidates should have wide experience of video and audio processing including the recording, editing, and digitizing of video and audio materials. The post-holder must be capable of working independently and flexibly, be able to acquire new skills rapidly, and possess good interpersonal skills. Knowledge of one or more foreign languages would be an advantage.

The pensionable scale of stipends for a Computer Officer, Grade IV, is £18,265 to £21,125 a year. Appointment to this office will be to retiring age subject to a satisfactory completion of a probationary period.

Further particulars and an application form are available from Mrs Christine Danson, Department Secretary, The Language Centre, 11 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DP (tel. 01223 763497, e-mail cd211@cus.cam.ac.uk). The closing date for applications is 22 May 2003.

OTHER POSTS

Temporary Lecturers in the Faculty of Economics and Politics

There are two posts of temporary Lecturer, with a one-year limit of tenure. The first will be in Development Economics, and the second will be in General Economics.

Candidates should have a Ph.D. Degree, or be firmly expected to have a Ph.D. Degree, by the September prior to taking up appointment. The salary will be between £23,296 and £35,950.

Informal enquiries about positions can be addressed to Professor R. E. Rowthorn, Head of the Faculty of Economics and Politics (e-mail robert.rowthorn@econ.cam.ac.uk). Further information on this position, including an application form may be obtained from the Faculty's website at http://www.econ.cam.ac.uk/ or from the Secretary of the Appointments Committee, Faculty of Economics and Politics, Austin Robinson Building, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DD (e-mail appsec@econ.cam.ac.uk), to whom a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, an outline of research plans, and the names and addresses of three referees (including e-mail addresses) should be sent. Candidates should ask their referees to send their reports to the Secretary of the Appointments Committee by the closing date of 21 May 2003.

Three-year fixed-term temporary Lectureship or Assistant Lectureship in the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences

Applications are invited for a fixed-term Lectureship or Assistant Lectureship in Politics for a period of three years. The successful candidate should have an interest in the politics of Russia: it is hoped that he or she will also have an interest in revolution, socialism, and post-socialism more generally. The successful candidate will be expected to organize and undertake the larger part of the teaching for the paper Pol. 11 in Part IIB of the Social and Political Sciences Tripos, A subject in modern politics: Russia. It is hoped that he or she will also be able to contribute to Pol. 9, A subject in modern politics: revolutions. Details of these papers may be found on the Faculty's website at http://www.sps.cam.ac.uk/, following 'undergraduates' and 'paper guides' for 2002-03. The appointment is available from 1 July 2003 or as soon as possible thereafter and no later than 1 October 2003.

The salary for this appointment will be on a scale ranging from £21,125 to £35,950 a year, depending on age and experience. Further particulars may be obtained from Ms Kate Stacey, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Free School Lane, Cambridge, CB2 3RQ (tel. 01223 334520, e-mail ks298@cam.ac.uk) or from the Faculty website.

Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a statement of interests, a list of publications, and the names of two referees. Ten copies of the application should be sent to reach the Faculty no later than Friday, 23 May 2003. Any informal enquiries can be directed to Professor Geoffrey Hawthorn, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, 8-9 Jesus Lane, Cambridge, CB5 8BA (tel. 01223 742094, e-mail gph21@cam.ac.uk).

Part-time Disability Support Co-ordinator (Dyslexia) in the Disability Resource Centre

Applications are invited for a part-time post (0.5) as Disability Support Co-ordinator (Dyslexia). Working closely with other members of the Disability Services team the successful candidate will be contributing to the development of a fully inclusive environment for disabled students studying at Cambridge. He/she will be working within the disability services framework with particular responsibility for supporting and developing services for dyslexic students, advising staff and students on dyslexia, and screening students who may be dyslexic.

The post-holder will be a graduate with relevant professional qualifications, with a minimum of two years of experience of working in the higher or tertiary education environment. The salary, depending on experience and qualifications, will be in the range of £25,451 to £30,660 a year pro rata.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Judith Jesky (tel. 01223 332301, e-mail jmj28@cam.ac.uk). Application forms are available from and should be returned to the Disability Resource Centre, Keynes House, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1QA (tel. 01223 332301, fax 01223 766863, e-mail jp305@cam.ac.uk). The closing date for applications is 2 May 2003. Interviews will be held during the week beginning 19 May 2003.


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Cambridge University Reporter, 24 April 2003
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