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Other vacancies in the University

The University is committed to equality of opportunity.

Clinical Lecturer/Specialist Registrar in the Department of Medicine

The new post of Clinical Lecturer in Infectious Disease in the Department of Medicine has been established from 1 February 2004. The appointee would be expected to contribute to clinical service in infectious disease and in general internal medicine, in rotation with other Specialist Registrars in the Regional Infectious Disease Training Programme based at Addenbrooke's NHS Trust. An interest in clinical infectious diseases is essential and it is expected that the appointee will already have undertaken a period of research in an area relevant to infectious disease. The appointee will be expected to make a contribution to the organization and delivery of teaching in medicine and infectious disease and to maintain a research interest. Appointees will be of the standard required for an Honorary Contract with Addenbrooke's NHS Trust and the NHS Executive Eastern Region as a Specialist Registrar, with the level of appointment dependent on previous experience.

The pensionable scale of stipends for a Clinical Lecturer is £26,760 a year rising by ten annual increments to £46,260. Appointments are for four years initially, with the possibility of reappointment for a further two years.

Further information to be obtained from Ms L. Foster, School of Clinical Medicine, Box 111, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 2SP (tel. 01223 336809, e-mail Lmdf2@medschl.cam.ac.uk), to whom applications (fourteen copies) should be sent, not later than Friday, 23 January.

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Patrick Sissons, Head of the Department of Medicine (tel. 01223 336849) or Professor Andrew Lever, Professor of Infectious Diseases (tel. 01223 330191).

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 currently £23,296 a year, rising by eleven annual increments to £35,950.

Two University Lecturers in the Faculty of History

University Lecturer in Modern British Political History since 1900

University Lecturer in African History

Applications are invited for the above University Lectureships.

In the first year the new appointee is likely to do most of his/her undergraduate teaching in outline courses, in the form of lectures and related supervisions. But there will be opportunity in due course to offer a Part II paper more closely related to his/her research interests.

The appointee will also play a part in the provision of lectures, classes, and supervisions for M.Phil. courses within his/her fields of expertise, particularly the M.Phil. in Historical Studies. The appointed person will be expected to play a leading role in supporting and developing this research culture. He/she will be expected to take a turn in acting as Academic Secretary for the M.Phil. in Historical Studies and undertake other administrative duties of this sort as requested by the Faculty Board from time to time. Appointment will be from 1 October 2004 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Further particulars and an application form may be obtained from the Secretary of the Appointments Committee, Faculty of History, West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9EF (tel. 01223 335350, e-mail tgh21@cam.ac.uk), to whom applications (twelve copies) should be sent so as to reach her not later than Wednesday, 11 February. Applications should include a curriculum vitae, indicating any teaching experience, a list of important publications and major pieces of unpublished work, and the names of three referees.

Candidates should ask their referees to send their reports direct to the Secretary of the Appointments Committee to reach her by 11 February. It is hoped that interviews will take place around the middle of March.

Please indicate clearly which post is being applied for.

University Lecturer in the Department of Zoology

Applications are invited for a University Lecturer in Behavioural Biology in the Department of Zoology. The prime criteria for appointment will be excellence in behaviour research and in teaching.

Further information about the current behaviour research in the Department, about this post, and an application form may be obtained at http://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/ or from the Head of Department, Professor Malcolm Burrows, Department of Zoology, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EJ (tel. 01223 336601, fax 01223 336687, e-mail mb135@hermes.cam.ac.uk), to whom applications should be sent. The closing date for applications is 20 February 2004. It is hoped that the successful applicant will start on 1 October 2004.

Other University Offices

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

The Estate Management and Building Service is seeking an Electrical Engineer to take up appointment as soon as possible. The person appointed will work as part of the professional in-house design team dedicated to minor works procurement.

Applicants should have a degree in an electrical engineering discipline, have or be working towards membership of a relevant professional body (CIBSE or equivalent), and be experienced in managing electrical design work for a wide variety of building types.

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 details of how to apply may be obtained from the Director of Estate Management, 74 Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1RW (tel. 01223 766737). The closing date for applications is Friday, 30 January.

Other Posts

Internal secondment to the General Board's Committee on Libraries

The General Board's Committee on Libraries invites applications from suitably experienced people in the University for a seconded position under the Accelerated Experience Scheme. The person appointed will act as a temporary 'Library Staff Development Adviser' and the project will involve taking practical steps to improve the profile and content of library career development and training in Cambridge, as well as to ensure that existing opportunities can be exploited to the best advantage.

To complete the project successfully the following qualities are essential: experience of working in an academic library, or the ability to demonstrate familiarity with libraries in an academic environment; awareness of the wider library/information science career structure and organizations; the ability to work on one's own initiative, prioritize, and meet deadlines; good communication skills. Experience of website design would be useful, though technical support will be available.

The project will start as soon as possible. It is estimated that its duration will be three months or the part-time equivalent working for at least two days a week. 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 Peter Harland, Education Section, 4, Parson's Court, to whom applications should be sent by 30 January.

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Cambridge University Reporter 14 January 2004
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