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Vacancies in the University

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Posts in the University Library

Assistant Under-Librarian (Head of Materials Processing)

Applications are invited for a suitably qualified candidate for the newly created post of Head of Materials Processing. Candidates should have a good honours degree and a postgraduate degree in library or information studies (or equivalent), together with employment experience in an academic library and a working knowledge of at least one foreign language. Candidates should also have excellent staff management, organizational, communication, and IT skills, along with a flexible approach and the capacity to work in a rapidly changing environment. The pensionable scale of stipends for an Assistant Under-Librarian is £21,125 to £27,339 a year.

Further details are available from the Librarian's Secretary, University Library, West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DR (tel. 01223 333046, e-mail mm405@cam.ac.uk). Applications, including a completed PD18 form, a covering letter, and a curriculum vitae should be returned to the University Librarian no later than Friday, 21 November 2003.

Assistant Under-Librarian (English-Language Collections and Cataloguing Specialist)

Applications are invited for a suitably qualified candidate for the post of English-Language Collections and Cataloguing Specialist. Candidates should have a good honours degree and a postgraduate degree in library or information studies (or equivalent), together with experience of working in an academic library. Candidates should also have excellent IT, management, organizational, and communication skills, along with a flexible approach and the capacity to work in a rapidly changing environment. The pensionable scale of stipends for an Assistant Under-Librarian is £21,125 to £27,339 a year.

Further details are available from the Librarian's Secretary, University Library, West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DR (tel. 01223 333046, e-mail mm405@cam.ac.uk). Applications, including a completed PD18 form, a covering letter, and a curriculum vitae should be returned to the University Librarian no later than Friday, 21 November 2003.

OTHER POSTS

Lecturer in Computational Biology in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics

Applications are invited from scientists with a significant record of research in any area of mathematics, statistics, or computer science applied to substantive problems in computational biology. In addition to research, the duties of the Lecturer are expected to include teaching for a new one-year graduate course in computational biology and helping to run the course. The appointment will be until 31 March 2009 in the first instance and it is anticipated, subject to the availability of funding, that it will be renewed for a further period or periods. The annual salary will be on a scale of £23,296 to £35,950. The successful candidate will take office as soon as possible.

Applications comprising a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, and a statement of research interests and future plans should be sent to Mrs Louise Hall (e-mail L.Hall@damtp.cam.ac.uk) to reach her by 17 November 2003. These should be accompanied by a completed form PD18. Please also include the names, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three referees who can be contacted immediately.

Further information is available at http://www.damtp.cam.ac.uk/user/pvl/BIO/lecturer_further.html. Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Peter Landshoff (tel. 01223 337880, e-mail P.V.Landshoff@damtp.cam.ac.uk).

Fixed-term University Lectureship in Nanoscience in the Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy/Department of Physics

Applications are invited for a fixed-term Lectureship of up to three years, funded by the Cambridge-MIT Institute as part of a proposed new M.Phil. course in Nanotechnology Enterprise. The successful candidate will be expected to teach elements of this course and to lead development of the course structure. Candidates should be able to demonstrate significant research potential in some aspect of nanotechnology or nanomaterials and a strong commitment to, and experience of, university teaching. The successful candidate will be expected to take up appointment on 1 February 2004 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The pensionable scale of stipends for this post is £23,296 a year, rising to £35,950. Further particulars of the post may be obtained at http://www.msm.cam.ac.uk/nanoenterprise/Lectureship.html.

Applications (five copies) should be sent to reach Dr Rosie Ward, Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, Pembroke Street, Cambridge, CB2 3QZ, not later than 30 November 2003, and should include a coversheet which is obtainable from http://www.admin.cam.ac.uk/offices/personnel/forms/pd18/, a curriculum vitae including a statement of research interests and teaching experience, and a list of publications, together with the names of three academic referees. 

Informal enquiries can be directed to Professor Mark Welland (tel. 01223 760305, e-mail mew10@cam.ac.uk) or Dr Mark Blamire (tel. 01223 334359, e-mail mb52@cam.ac.uk).

Temporary Assistant Library Officer in the Rare Books Department of the University Library (Maternity Cover)

Applications are invited for a suitably qualified candidate for the temporary post of Assistant Library Officer in the Rare Books Department. Candidates should have a good honours degree, research experience, and/or a professional qualification, together with an interest in the history of printing and book production. Candidates should also have excellent IT, staff management, communication, and organizational skills. A working knowledge of Latin or one or more modern European languages would be an additional advantage. Salary is in the range of £18,265 to £22,191 a year. This post is available from 1 January 2004 until 24 October 2004.

Further details are available from the Librarian's Secretary, University Library, West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DR (tel. 01223 333046, e-mail mm405@cam.ac.uk). Applications, including a completed PD18 form, a covering letter, and a curriculum vitae should be returned to the University Librarian no later than Friday, 21 November 2003.

Designer in the Press and Publications Office of the University Offices

A designer is sought to take up a post in the Press and Publications Office. The successful candidate will be an experienced user of XPress, Photoshop, and Illustrator as well as being a team player used to working with photographers and printers. He/she will have a meticulous eye for detail, combined with excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.

The salary will be within the range of £21,125 to £27,339 a year. For further details and an application form, please contact Polly Saltmarsh, Publications Office, The Old Press Site, Silver Street, Cambridge, CB3 9EW (tel. 01223 339397, e-mail ps399@cam.ac.uk). If invited to interview, candidates will be asked to bring a portfolio of recent work. Further information about the Press and Publications Office is available at http://www.admin.cam.ac.uk/offices/press/.

The closing date for applications is 21 November 2003 and interviews will be held on 2 December 2003.

Short internal secondment to the Academic Division

The Education Section of the Academic Division invites applications from suitably experienced people in the University for a seconded position under the Accelerated Experience Scheme. The project to be undertaken will involve servicing the General Board's Review Committee for the Faculty of Mathematics, attending meetings of the Education Committee, and writing a brief report on how the review process can operate more smoothly and less intrusively for Faculties and Departments.

It is estimated that the task will take approximately three working weeks, spread out over the Review Committee timetable which takes six to nine months. Within reason the work can be organized to fit in with the schedule of the person appointed. The project does not require the person appointed to give up a set day each week.

To complete the project successfully the following qualities are essential: the ability to become familiar with the University's quality assurance procedures quickly and to become familiar with the organization of an institution in the Physical Sciences; excellent administrative and communication skills; the ability to write an extended report; and the ability to reflect on the processes and offer advice about how they can be improved. Also desirable is a wish to engage more fully with the work of the Education Section, in particular to see how quality assurance procedures dealt with by the Section fit into the overall context of the University.

The project will start as soon as possible. Details of the Accelerated Experience Scheme can be found at http://www.admin.cam.ac.uk/offices/personnel/staffdev/aes/. Further information can be obtained from Dr Gillian King, Education Section, Parson's Court. Applications should reach her by 1 November 2003.


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Cambridge University Reporter, 29 October 2003
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