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Other 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.

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Assistant Keeper of Applied Arts in the Fitzwilliam Museum

Assistant Keeper to take up appointment on 1 September 2004 or as soon as possible thereafter. Within the Collections Division of the Museum, the Assistant Keeper will participate in all aspects of the curatorial work of the Department, which contains approximately 18,500 objects from Europe, the Near East, and the Far East. Applicants should be specialists in at least one of the areas covered by the collections and should have appropriate museum experience. An interest in teaching would be an advantage. The appointment is subject to a probationary period of six months.

Further particulars and an application form may be obtained from the Secretary of the Appointments Committee, The Fitzwilliam Museum, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1RB (tel. 01223 332925, e-mail lan22@cam.ac.uk) or from the Museum's website at http://www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/dep_services/index.htm.

The pensionable scale of stipends for an Assistant Keeper is £22,954 to £26,327 a year. The closing date for applications is 24 May. Interviews will be held on 23 June.

Other Posts

Temporary Lecturer in the Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages

The Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages intend to make a temporary appointment in Spanish language and Golden Age culture, to replace Professor Melveena McKendrick during her term of office as Pro-Vice-Chancellor. The appointment will be for a period of two years and three months from 1 October 2004 to 31 December 2006. The salary will be on the scale of £24,097 to £37,187 a year, pro rata, depending on qualifications and experience. Further particulars can be viewed at http://www.mml.cam.ac.uk/spanish/news/templec.html.

Candidates should send five copies of a full curriculum vitae and the names of two referees who are in a position to comment on the candidate's academic work and any teaching experience, to Dr Chris Pountain, Head of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages, Raised Faculty Building, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DA. The closing date for applications is 11 June and candidates are requested to ask their referees to write directly to Dr Pountain by the same date. Interviews will be held on 15 July. Informal enquiries may also be addressed to Dr Pountain (tel. 01223 335005, e-mail cjp16@cam.ac.uk).

Temporary Lecturer in the Faculty of Oriental Studies

The successful candidate will be asked to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the ancient, medieval, and modern history of South Asia and will be expected to contribute to the strong research profile of the Faculty and the South Asian Studies section. Candidates should have obtained, or should be about to obtain, a Ph.D. Degree in a relevant subject. Use of at least one Indian language in research would be an advantage.

The post is for one year from 1 October 2004. The pensionable scale of stipends for the post is from £24,097 to £37,187.

Applications, including an application form, a curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of two referees, should be sent to Mrs Jane Fisher-Hunt, Secretary to the Selection Committee, Faculty of Oriental Studies, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DA (tel. 01223 335107, e-mail fjf24@cam.ac.uk), so as to reach her by 11 June. References must reach the Faculty by the deadline. Interviews are likely to be held in the week commencing 21 June.

Project Manager in the Estate Management and Building Service of the University Offices

Applications are invited for the post of Project Manager, to manage the procurement process for new building projects of up to £50 million throughout design and construction. Applicants should be a Chartered Building or Quantity Surveyor, Architect, Engineer, Project Manager, or equivalent professional, and have several years' experience of managing construction projects, ideally in the higher education, health, or research sectors. The salary will be on the scale of £33,230 to £37,187 a year.

Further information and application details can be obtained by telephoning 01223 337786. The closing date for applications is 14 June 2004.

Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Department of Zoology

A Postdoctoral Research Associate is required to work on a NERC-funded project: the cellular basis of standard and active metabolic rate in the free-swimming cephalopod, Sepia officinalis. The project will involve field and laboratory studies of whole animal energetics using telemetry, respirometry, and Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (MRS), in addition to laboratory investigations of cellular and mitochondrial energetics. The project is based in Cambridge, with supervision shared between the Department of Zoology and the British Antarctic Survey. Collaborative periods will be spent in Dr G. Claireaux's group at the Centre de Recherche en Ecologie et Aquaculture, CNRS-IFREMER, L'Houmeau, France, and Professor H.-O. Pörtner's laboratory at the Alfred Wegener Institute in Bremerhaven, Germany.

Candidates should have a Ph.D. Degree in animal physiology or in vivo NMR spectroscopy, with a proven interest in cellular energetics and biophysics. Ideally, they should also have some experience with cell cultures or isolated perfused organs. Salary will be on the scale of £18,893 to £28,279 a year. The appointment will be for up to three years subject to satisfactory completion of a six-month probationary period.

The closing date for applications is 11 June 2004. Application forms are available from Anne Garlick (tel. 01223 336621, e-mail ag318@hermes.cam.ac.uk). For further information please contact Professor Charlie Ellington (e-mail c.ellington@zoo.cam.ac.uk) or Professor Lloyd Peck (e-mail lspe@bas.ac.uk).

Quality Manager at the Cambridge Programme for Industry

The Quality Manager is responsible for developing and ensuring the implementation of Quality Assurance procedures across the department. Primary duties include acting as Registrar for a number of Master of Studies programmes and working closely with other teams in the Department to maintain appropriate academic quality assurance on CPI's own award bearing programmes. Responsibilities also include collaborating with the senior management team to establish, maintain, and audit internal systems, and assisting with the proper evaluation of CPI's programmes.

The post-holder will need several years' experience of educational management and a knowledge of professional development and/or adult learning. This should include some understanding of learning evaluation methodologies. The post-holder will need strong relationship and partner management skills and be able to act with tact and discretion when handling confidential and sometimes sensitive information. The post-holder will also need good communication and IT skills including database management. A sound academic background combined with an instinct for entrepreneurial innovative thinking and action is desirable. Familiarity with the implementation of quality standards, e.g. ISO 9000 would be advantageous. The salary will be in the range of £21,852 to £28,279 a year.

For further details and a PD18 application form please contact Jane Batten (tel. 01223 342108, e-mail jane.batten@cpi.cam.ac.uk). The closing date for applications is 4 June. Interviews will take place during the week commencing 14 June.


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Cambridge University Reporter 12 May 2004
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