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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 to £37,187 a year.

Two University Lectureships in the Computer Laboratory

Applications are invited for two University Lectureships in Computer Science. The successful candidates will be expected to take up appointment on 1 January 2005 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Candidates should have an outstanding record of research in an area that overlaps or complements the interests of current members of the Department. Particular preference may be given to candidates whose interests are in the area of Databases and Systems Research, especially at the interface between hardware and software. The Laboratory provides an environment in which engagement between theoretical and practical aspects of Computer Science is particularly encouraged.

The persons appointed will be expected to teach subjects central to Computer Science in addition to their own specialities.

Further information about the Computer Laboratory can be found on its website at http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/. Applications, including a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a one-page statement of research interests and future plans, and the names and addresses of three referees (including e-mail addresses), should be sent to the Secretary of the Appointments Committee, Computer Laboratory, William Gates Building, 15 JJ Thomson Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 0FD, so as to reach her not later than 30 July.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Peter Robinson, Deputy Head of Department (e-mail peter.robinson@cl.cam.ac.uk).

Two University Lectureships in the Department of Engineering

University Lectureship in Industrial Systems

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for a University Lectureship in Industrial Systems. The successful candidate will take up appointment on 1 October 2004. Based in the Institute for Manufacturing within the Manufacturing and Management Division of the Department, responsibilities of the post will involve leading research in the design and organization of industrial systems, coupled with tutorship of the Advanced Course in Design, Manufacture, and Management (ACDMM). The ACDMM is an established and highly respected postgraduate programme which involves close engagement with a wide range of companies nationally and internationally. The post provides a unique opportunity to pursue research in close collaboration with industry and with the involvement of high-quality graduate students. The successful candidate will have a strong academic education, significant industrial experience, and a demonstrated capability for original research.

Further particulars and an application form may be obtained from the Personnel Office, Department of Engineering, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1PZ (tel. 01223 332615, fax 01223 766364, e-mail personnel-appointments@eng.cam.ac.uk), to whom each candidate should return a completed application form, a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, and a one-page statement of research interests and future plans no later than 28 June. Informal enquiries may be made to Professor M. J. Gregory (e-mail mjg1000@eng.cam.ac.uk).

University Lectureship in Photonics

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for a University Lecturership in Photonics. The successful candidate will take up appointment as soon as possible. Candidates should have a proven record of scholarship and research in the area of Displays and/or Liquid Crystal Photonics, and will be expected to contribute directly to the leading work of the Photonic and Sensors group. Currently the group is studying a wide range of display technologies including projection display systems and novel phase only holography for both 2D and 3D image generation. In addition, the post will involve contributing to the teaching of the undergraduate course in Electrical Engineering, leading to the B.A. and M.Eng. Degrees.

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Bill Milne (tel. 01223 332757, e-mail wim@eng.cam.ac.uk) or Professor Ian White (tel. 01223 765903, e-mail ihw3@eng.cam.ac.uk).

Further particulars and an application form may be obtained from the Personnel Office, Department of Engineering, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1PZ (tel. 01223 332615, fax 01223 766364, e-mail personnel-appointments@eng.cam.ac.uk). Applications should be sent to this address no later than 28 June and must include a completed application form, a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, and a one-page statement of research interests and future plans.

Administrative Officer, Grade I or Grade II, in the Academic Division of the University Offices

Applications are invited for the post of Administrative Officer, Grade I or Grade II, in the Planning and Resource Allocation Office, which deals with a range of capital and recurrent resource issues and the development of the University's strategic and annual planning cycles.

Candidates should be educated to degree level and have previous relevant experience in an administrative post, preferably in a higher education establishment.

Appointment will be to the retiring age subject to satisfactory completion of a probationary period. The pensionable scale of stipends for an Administrative Officer is: Grade I, £26,327 to £31,715 a year; Grade II, £21,852 to £28,279 a year.

Further information may be obtained from the Academic Secretary, Academic Division, University Offices, The Old Schools, Cambridge, CB2 1TT (tel. 01223 332270, e-mail daj30@admin.cam.ac.uk), to whom letters of application, including a curriculum vitae, a completed application form, and details of two referees, who may be consulted before interview, should be sent by 21 June.

Computer Officer, Grade II, in the University Computing Service

The Computing Service is seeking an experienced Unix system administrator for a post in our Unix Support group.

The post-holder will be the initial point of contact for system administrators in the University requiring assistance and will be the maintainer and developer of the various sources of information Unix Support provides to the University.

In order to succeed in this post the post-holder will need to be a Unix system administrator, preferably with experience of Linux and Solaris, who enjoys supporting fellow system administrators and who also has experience administering a Web server and its content. The post-holder should know at least one scripting language. Familiarity with a relational database system would also be an advantage. Due to the support nature of the work, the post-holder will require good communication skills and a willingness to start work early in the day by system administrator standards.

This is a permanent appointment, subject to satisfactory completion of a probationary period, as a Computer Officer, Grade II, on a 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 18 June. It is hoped that interviews will be held during the week beginning 28 June.

Other Posts

Lectureship in Cell Biology in the Department of Zoology

Applications are invited for a three-year fixed-term lectureship to strengthen the Department's vigorous programme of research and teaching in Cell, Developmental, and Molecular Biology. The prime criteria for appointment will be demonstrated excellence in research and in the teaching of this subject at undergraduate level. The pensionable scale of stipends for this post is £24,097 to £37,187.

Further information about the 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 25 June. It is hoped that the successful applicant will start on or before 1 October 2004. This appointment is full time or open to job-share.

Unestablished Teaching Fellow in the Department of Chemical Engineering

The Department is offering a fixed-term three-year part-time (60%) appointment for a suitably qualified candidate to assist the Department in its undergraduate teaching and promoting Chemical Engineering in schools and to Cambridge students. The post is funded by a Teaching Consortium for the express purpose of providing the successful candidate with an opportunity to contribute to a wide range of undergraduate teaching (details of which are set out on the Department's website at http://www.cheng.cam.ac.uk/undergraduate/courses/) and to assist the Department's efforts to publicize Chemical Engineering to potential students.

Candidates must possess a first degree in chemical engineering or related physical sciences and possess good communication and interpersonal skills. Direct experience in topics related to chemical engineering and/or design will be considered favourably. The salary will be between £18,893 and £28,279 a year (pro rata).

Applicants should submit a current curriculum vitae, including details of two referees, to the Department Administrator, Department of Chemical Engineering, Pembroke Street, Cambridge, CB2 3RA. The closing date for applications is 30 June. An application form can also be found at http://www.cheng.cam.ac.uk/vacancies.


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Cambridge University Reporter 1 June 2004
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