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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 Lecturer

Appointments made at University Lecturer level will be for an initial period of three or five years, with the possibility of reappointment to the retiring age, subject to satisfactory performance. The pensionable scale of stipends for a University Lecturer is currently £24,097 a year, rising by twelve annual increments to £37,187.

University Lecturer in the Department of Earth Sciences

Applications are invited for a University Lectureship in the Department of Earth Sciences. The Department is interested in receiving applications from those whose research bears on any aspect of the following areas, interpreted in the broadest terms: tectonics, sedimentary geology, basin analysis.

The Department has a strong tradition of broad based interactive teaching and research across these and other disciplines, including fieldwork teaching in which the applicant will be expected to take part.

Please send ten copies of a curriculum vitae, list of publications, and 1,000-word statement of current and intended research directions, plus names, addresses, and e-mails of three referees to the Administrator, Department of Earth Sciences, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EQ (e-mail mij10@esc.cam.ac.uk), by 23 April. Candidates are requested to ask their referees to write directly to the Administrator by the same date.

Other University Offices

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

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 assume responsibility for the maintenance of the building fabric of a designated sector of the University's Operational Estate and lead an Area Team with two building technicians. Experience of delivering a surveying service to a portfolio of buildings will be necessary, preferably within a university estate.

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 £26,327 a year, rising by five annual increments to £31,715.

Further information and application details can be obtained from the Director of Estate Management, 74 Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1RW (tel. 01223 766737). The closing date for applications is 2 April.

Computer Officer, Grade II, in the Computing Service

The Computing Service requires a skilled and enthusiastic person as a Macintosh Support Officer at Computer Officer, Grade II level. The post-holder will assist with the support of Macintosh systems and both open source and commercial software, and will also be expected to assist in giving technical support to members of the University through the Service's Help Desk, prepare and deliver training courses, and be responsible for maintaining and contributing to the Service's online support facilities.

The post-holder should have a wide experience of Information Technology, be an expert at MacOS X systems and applications, with a good general knowledge of Unix, have good interpersonal skills, and be a good organizer.

This is a permanent appointment at Computer Officer, Grade II level, subject to satisfactory completion of a probationary period, on a current salary scale of £29,478 to £31,715 with initial salary dependent on experience.

Further particulars and an application form are available from the Director, University Computing Service, New Museums Site, Pembroke Street, Cambridge, CB2 3QH (e-mail lamk2@cam.ac.uk) or on the Computing Service website at http://www.cam.ac.uk/cs. The closing date for applications is 2 April. Interviews will be held after Easter.

Other Post

University Locum Lecturer/Honorary Consultant in the Department of Medical Genetics

The Appointments Committee intend to appoint to this office as soon as possible. The successful applicant will be required to undertake a programme of research and to participate in clinical work and teaching. Application will be made to the Addenbrooke's NHS Trust for the award of an Honorary Consultant contract. The appointment will be for a period of eleven months.

The pensionable scale of stipends for this post is currently £24,097 to £37,187 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 be such as to bring his or her total pensionable emoluments into line with a point on the NHS salary scale for consultants (£54,340 - £70,715). Prospective applicants are strongly encouraged to contact Professor M. Bobrow (tel. 01223 331154).


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Cambridge University Reporter 10 March 2004
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