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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 OFFICES

Applications are invited for the following University offices:

University Lecturer in the Department of Anatomy (Systems Neuroscientist)

The Department of Anatomy has strong and vibrant research programmes with particular strengths in neuroscience, development, and imaging. We are keen to make an appointment to a University Lectureship for someone with an outstanding research programme in an area of systems neurobiology that complements our existing strengths. The successful candidate will also have a strong commitment to the Department's teaching programme which includes courses for pre-clinical students in Medical and Veterinary Science as well as courses in biological sciences. The pensionable scale of stipends for a University Lecturer is currently £23,296 a year rising by eleven annual increments to £35,950 a year. The appointment will be for an initial period of five years, with reappointment thereafter subject to satisfactory performance. Further information can be obtained from the appointments web page (http://www.bio.cam.ac.uk/sbs/appointments/).

The closing date for application is 31 October 2003. Applications, including a curriculum vitae, list of publications, and the names of three referees should be sent to the Head of Department's Secretary, Mrs Sue Stubbings, Department of Anatomy, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3DY (tel. 01223 333772, fax 01223 333786).

University Lecturer in Neurology in the Department of Medicine

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for this new office in the Department of Medicine to take up appointment as soon as possible after 1 April 2004. Duties include teaching, research, and clinical work. This brings the establishment of clinical consultant staff to thirteen of whom six will hold University appointments. Application will be made to the Addenbrooke's and Hinchingbrooke NHS Hospital Trusts for the award of honorary consultant contracts. The appointment will normally be for five years, with reappointment thereafter subject to satisfactory performance.

The pensionable scale of non-clinical stipends for a University Lecturer is currently £23,296 a year rising by eleven annual increments to £35,950 a year. The successful candidate will be eligible to receive an additional payment for clinical responsibility related to the amount of clinical work undertaken. If, as expected, the Lecturer undertakes the equivalent of six or more NHS sessions a week of clinical work the payment will bring his or her total pensionable emoluments into line with a point on the NHS salary scale for consultants (£54,340 - £70,715).

Further information can be obtained from Ms L. Foster, Clinical School, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 2SP (e-mail Lmdf2@medschl.cam.ac.uk, tel. 01223 336809), to whom applications (fourteen copies), together with a curriculum vitae and the names of three referees, should be sent not later than 3 October 2003.

University Lecturer in Histopathology in the Department of Pathology

Applications are invited for the post of University Lecturer in Histopathology. The successful applicant must be a medical graduate with substantial experience in clinical histopathology and in research, with proven capacity to attract external funding. He or she will have duties in the Clinical School and will be expected to develop a strong research programme, participate in undergraduate teaching, and contribute to the diagnostic histopathology service. Membership or Fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists, or an equivalent postgraduate qualification, and inclusion on the Specialist Registrar in Morbid Anatomy and Histopathology is required. The appointed Lecturer will be eligible for an honorary consultant contract with the Addenbrooke's NHS Trust. The theme of the successful applicant's research, and the corresponding focus of histopathological specialization are not prescribed, but the successful applicant would be expected to contribute to and complement the existing broad spectrum of strengths in both research and service pathology at Cambridge.

The pensionable scale of stipends for this post is on the University Lecturer scale, supplemented to parity with the NHS consultant scale (£54,340 - £70,715).

Further particulars are available from Dr John Dalton, Departmental Secretary for Academic Services, Department of Pathology, Tennis Court Road, Cambridge, CB2 1QP (jad55@cam.ac.uk), to whom applications should be sent by 31 October 2003, including a full curriculum vitae and names and addresses of three academic referees.

Assistant Under-Librarian (Arabic & Hebrew Specialist) in the University Library

We are seeking a suitably qualified candidate as the University Library's Arabic and Hebrew Specialist. Applicants should have a good honours degree and either a postgraduate qualification in library studies or relevant research experience, together with an informed interest in library automation. Knowledge of Arabic and Hebrew is essential.

Salary is currently in the range of £21,125 to £27,339 a year.

Further details and an application form, which should be returned to the University Librarian not later than Friday, 31 October 2003, are available from the Librarian's Secretary, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DR (tel. 01223 333046 or e-mail mm405@cam.ac.uk).

Deputy Director of the University Biomedical Support Services

Applications are invited for the post of Deputy Director and Named Veterinary Surgeon in the Biomedical Support Services. Joining our Biomedical Support Services team, you will actively work to ensure the highest levels of animal care and welfare are met in biomedical research. The Home Office Licensee Training School is also part of the department and you will contribute to related training programmes, as well as to the University's Local Ethical Review Process.

A member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, you will have a minimum of two to three years' clinical experience covering a wide range of species. You will be an excellent communicator who can handle teaching responsibilities and who shares our commitment to animal welfare and care. You will also be flexible in meeting the demands of our on-call veterinary services. You will also have administrative experience, strong leadership qualities and your background in a laboratory animal science environment will be matched by a sound knowledge of the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986. We can promise you excellent support in obtaining further speciality qualifications, together with good opportunities to progress your career with us.

Salary up to £41,386 (pay award pending).

For further details and an application form contact the Chief Secretary (tel. 01223 339900). A completed application form and a curriculum vitae should be returned by 17 October 2003.

Principal Assistant Registrary in the Academic Division of the University Offices

An experienced and innovative administrator is sought to lead the development of the University's central planning functions. Formally the office has responsibility as Head of the Planning and Resource Allocation Office (PRAO), within the Academic Division of the Unified Administrative Service. The vacancy offers an excellent opportunity for an energetic and talented individual to make a major contribution to the work of the University. Candidates should be educated to degree, or equivalent, level and have substantial working experience in a complex organizational structure, with a background in policy development and planning.

The pensionable stipend for a Principal Assistant Registrary is currently £46,053 a year (discretionary point at £47,870). Appointment will be to the retiring age subject to satisfactory completion of a probationary period.

Further information may be obtained from the Academic Secretary, University Offices, The Old Schools, Cambridge, CB2 1TT (tel. 01223 332260, e-mail academic.secretary@admin.cam.ac.uk). Applications, including a curriculum vitae, full career details, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of two referees (who have consented to act and may be consulted before interview), together with Form PD18, should be sent to the Academic Secretary by 17 October 2003.

Administrative Officer, Grade I or II, in the Academic Division of the University Offices

Administrative Officer, Grade I or II, with duties in the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, to take up appointment as soon as possible after 1 November 2003.

Candidates should be educated to degree level and have previous relevant experience in an administrative post, with proven ability in managing resources and staff, preferably gained in a higher education establishment.

Appointment will be to the retiring age subject to satisfactory completion of a probationary period. The scale of stipends for an Administrative Officer is: Grade II, £21,125 to £27,339 a year; Grade I, £25,451 to £30,660 a year (under review).

Further information may be obtained from the Academic Secretary, Academic Division, University Offices, The Old Schools, Cambridge, CB2 1TT (tel. 01223 332261, e-mail mt210@admin.cam.ac.uk), to whom letters of application, including a curriculum vitae, a completed application form, and details of two referees, who may be consulted before interview, should be sent by 17 October 2003.

Assistant Registrary in the Press and Publications Office of the University Offices

The University's Press and Publications Office is seeking a Head of Press Office, at Assistant Registrary level, to lead a team of press officers and administrative staff.

In addition to handling a wide range of news stories and public relations activities on behalf of the University, the post-holder will be able to think strategically about communications issues. The post-holder is likely to be a graduate, with fast and creative writing skills, and excellent interpersonal skills. He/she will have management experience, preferably in a press office, and will be used to dealing with press issues and acting as a spokesperson for a high-profile organization. The pensionable scale of stipends for an Assistant Registrary is currently £23,296 to £35,950 a year.

For further particulars and an application form, please contact Deborah Whiteland, Press and Publications Office (tel. 01223 332300, e-mail dmw29@admin.cam.ac.uk). Could candidates please indicate whether they would like to receive details by e-mail or post, quoting reference 'AR1'. The closing date for applications is 17 October 2003.

Advisory Officer, Grade I, in the Estate Management and Building Service

Advisory Officer, Grade I (Building Surveyor) to take up appointment as soon as possible. Reporting to the Senior Surveyor in the Maintenance and Minor Works Section, the post-holder will form part of the team responsible for the delivery of planned and cyclical repair and maintenance programmes.

Applicants should have graduated in a building discipline, and have acquired or be working towards affiliation with a professional body (MRICS or equivalent).

The appointment will be to the retiring age subject to the satisfactory completion of a probationary period. The pensionable scale of stipends for an Advisory Officer, Grade I, is currently £25,451 a year, rising by five annual increments to £30,660.

Further information and application details can be obtained from the Director of the Estate Management and Building Service, 74 Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1RW (tel. 01223 337786). The closing date for applications is 20 October 2003.

OTHER POSTS

Fundraising Executive in the University of Cambridge Development Office

The Development Office plays an active role in sustaining Cambridge's contribution to teaching, research, sport, museums, and the performing arts, through successfully raising substantial financial support from alumni and other wealthy individuals, charitable trusts, and companies. This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated and experienced major gifts fundraiser to contribute to the University's ongoing success.

The successful candidate will work closely with academics and external volunteers on a range of significant fundraising campaigns across the University. Working as part of an established team, the post-holder will be responsible for identifying and cultivating prospective donors and, together with key colleagues and volunteers, will be actively involved in securing major gifts.

With a strong academic record and at least three years' experience of major gifts fundraising, the post-holder will be a strong team player, and have the ability to work effectively as a member of the senior fundraising team. Excellent interpersonal and communications skills are essential as is the ability to relate to a wide range of internal and external stakeholders.

Salary: £23,296 - £35,950 according to age and experience.

Closing date for applications is Friday, 10 October 2003.

For further information please contact Penny Wood or Judith Marks at Richmond Associates on +44(0)20 8392 6654 or e-mail pwood@richmond-associates.com.


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Cambridge University Reporter, 1 October 2003
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