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Vacancies in the University

The University is committed to equality of opportunity.

University Lecturer

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.

University Lecturer in the Department of Physiology

Applications are invited for a University Lectureship in Physiology from 1 October 2004. The successful applicant will have a strong track record of research in mammalian physiology, with a preference for interests in mouse models of human or animal diseases, and will be enthusiastic about teaching in any area of the subject. Potential applicants who wish to discuss the post informally may contact Professor Roger Thomas (tel. 01223 333869, e-mail rct26@cam.ac.uk).

Further information and an application form (to be returned by 8 March) are available on the Department's website (http://www.physiol.cam.ac.uk/jobs/) and from the Head of Department's Secretary, Department of Physiology, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EG.

Other University Offices

Advisory Officer, Grade I, in the Security Office

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the newly created post of Deputy Security Adviser. Reporting directly to the University Security Adviser, the post-holder will play an essential part in the development, management, and implementation of new strategic security policies that meet the needs of the University.

As well as supporting and deputizing for the University Security Adviser, the successful applicant will also act as a source of expert advice to Senior Officers and Heads of Faculties and Departments. The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate considerable experience gained in a senior position within the security industry or other similar professional body. Candidates should have excellent staff management, organizational, communication, and presentation skills, with a good level of computer literacy. The pensionable scale of stipends for an Advisory Officer, Grade I, is currently £25,451 to £30,660.

Further information and details of how to apply may be obtained from the Secretary, Security Office, Arup Tower Building, New Museums Site, Pembroke Street, Cambridge, CB2 3QH (tel. 01223 339513). The closing date for applications is 27 February.

Senior Technical Officer in the Department of Chemistry

Applications are invited for the post of Senior Technical Officer (Departmental Safety Officer). The post-holder is required to exercise overall responsibility for the management of health and safety within the Department, reporting to the Head of Department. He/she will advise colleagues on, and assist with, matters of occupational health and safety relating to departmental activities, and will be actively involved with formulating and revising the Department's health and safety policies.

As well as providing general safety guidance and advice over a wide range of subject areas, the post-holder will be responsible for safety training, safety induction of staff and students, and will fulfil the roles of Fire Safety Manager and Senior Radiation Protection Supervisor. The post-holder will need to work closely with all levels of staff within the Department and the University's Health and Safety Division. Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills are essential, together with good IT skills and a flexible attitude to work.

Candidates should have a first degree in chemistry and at least two years' experience of working in a safety-related role, plus experience of safety training, monitoring, and audit functions. A NEBOSH diploma or equivalent qualification would be an advantage.

The post is available immediately, and appointment will be subject to a probationary period of nine months. The pensionable salary will be in the range of £23,296 to £33,679 a year (subject to review).

Applications should include a full curriculum vitae (two copies) and the names of three referees, and should be sent to Dr Howard Jones, Academic Secretary, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road, Cambridge, CB2 1EW. Informal enquiries may be made to Miss Sue Johnson (tel. 01223 336453, e-mail sj10018@cam.ac.uk). The closing date for applications is 31 March.

Other Posts

Posts in the Admissions Office

Database and Statistics Officer

This new post entails responsiblity for advising and providing support and assistance on databases and statistics for admissions, widening participation, and schools and colleges liaison. The post-holder will also assist in the development of data in these areas for Colleges, the University, UCAS, and other external agencies using Oracle, CamSIS (the new Web-based student record system), and Access databases. Considerable experience of managing a computerized database, preferably in HE admissions, statistics, and analysis is required.

The salary will be on the scale of £21,125 to £27,339. Further particulars and application forms are available from the Divisional Administrator, Academic Division, University Offices, The Old Schools, Cambridge, CB2 1TT (tel. 01223 332275, e-mail daj30@admin.cam.ac.uk). Applications should include a curriculum vitae, full career details, and the names and details of two referees.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Miss Helen Reed, Admissions and Data Services Officer, Cambridge Admissions Office (tel. 01223 333530, e-mail hr244@cam.ac.uk). The closing date for applications is 12 February.

Web Editor and Update Officer

This new post entails responsiblity for the updating and development of information on the University website concerned with undergraduate admissions, widening participation, and raising aspirations. The post-holder will provide advice and support to the Colleges and the University on all matters concerning Web-based material relating to these areas. Editing and copy writing experience for the Web, accurate proof-reading ability, and literacy skills are required.

The salary will be on the scale of £21,125 to £27,339. Further particulars and application forms are available from the Divisional Administrator, Academic Division, University Offices, The Old Schools, Cambridge, CB2 1TT (tel. 01223 332275, e-mail daj30@admin.cam.ac.uk). Applications should include a curriculum vitae, full career details, and the names and details of two referees.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Ms Sarah Hannaford, Publications and Information Officer, Cambridge Admissions Office (tel. 01223 332589, e-mail sah66@cam.ac.uk). The closing date for applications is 12 February.


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Cambridge University Reporter 4 February 2004
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