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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.

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University Lectureship in the Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages (Romance Philology)

Applications are invited for the post of University Lecturer in Romance Philology in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese. The successful candidate will be expected to take up appointment on 1 October 2004 or as soon as possible thereafter. The vacancy has arisen because of the appointment of Dr Chris Pountain as Professor of Spanish Linguistics at Queen Mary, University of London.

The basic duties of the post involve responsibility for the teaching of courses in Hispanic Linguistics (chiefly Spanish and Portuguese) within the Department and for the M.Phil. in Linguistics, a contribution to departmental language teaching in Spanish or Portuguese or both, and a contribution to the teaching of Romance Linguistics within the Faculty. The successful candidate will be expected to show outstanding achievement and potential in research and publication in the field and to have a native or excellent non-native command of Spanish or Portuguese.

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.

Further particulars may be viewed at http://www.mml.cam.ac.uk/spanish/news/rphillec.html or obtained from the Secretary of the Appointments Committee, Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DA (e-mail amjm2@cam.ac.uk). Applications (12 copies), 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 reach the Secretary of the Appointments Committee, at the address given above by 30 June 2004, and referees should be asked to write directly to her by the same date. Interviews will be held on 9 July.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Chris Pountain, Head of Department (e-mail cjp16@cam.ac.uk).

Librarian (Grade C) in the Whipple Library, Department of History and Philosophy of Science

The Department is looking for an innovative and enthusiastic qualified librarian to manage the Whipple Library. This is a key post in the Department and the post-holder will work closely with the departmental administrator and staff in the Whipple Museum to provide an effective library service. Specific responsibilities include reader services, staff management, administrative planning, budgeting, and collection development. The Library also possesses an important rare books collection.

This post is an ideal opportunity for someone wanting to develop skills in library management. Candidates should have a good honours degree and a postgraduate qualification in librarianship and/or information studies, together with experience of academic librarianship. Excellent IT skills and knowledge of automated library systems and MARC21 cataloguing are essential.

The pensionable scale of stipends is £18,893 a year rising by four annual increments to £22,954. The appointment is subject to a six-month probationary period.

Applications in hard copy, including a curriculum vitae, details of previous experience, and application coversheet, should be sent to the Secretary, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, Free School Lane, Cambridge, CB2 3RH (tel. 01223 334540, fax 01223 334554). The closing date for applications is 2 July. Interviews will be held in mid/late July.

For enquiries and further particulars please e-mail th10001@cam.ac.uk or visit the departmental website at http://www.hps.cam.ac.uk/.

Other Post

Senior Marketing Manager in the Cambridge Programme for Industry

The Senior Marketing Manager works as part of the Marketing Team, taking responsibility for the marketing of programmes, short courses, seminars, and events, and may also be required to lead the overall management of projects. The post-holder will need significant experience of B2B marketing, preferably within an executive education or sustainable development/CSR context.

The post-holder will have excellent organizational skills and the capacity to plan, implement, and monitor his/her own marketing campaigns. Project management skills, the ability to manage multiple projects and priorities, and an innovative approach to problem solving, are required. Strong communication skills and the ability to communicate with senior professionals from the corporate sector, civil society, and academia are essential. Expertise in either database management and development, or Web-based communications would be an advantage.

The salary will be between £21,852 and £28,279 a year. The limit of tenure for this post is one year, to cover maternity leave.

It is anticipated that the appointee will work in parallel with the current post-holder until September and then take over responsibility for the role.

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 18 June. Interviews will take place during the week commencing 28 June.

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Cambridge University Reporter 9 June 2004
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