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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.

University Lecturer in the Department of French

The Department of French intends to appoint a specialist in the field of nineteenth-century French literature. An ability to contribute also to one or more of the Department's other papers may be an advantage; expertise in one or more of the following fields would be especially welcome: eighteenth-century literature, poetry, Francophone writing. The successful candidate for the post should have either a record of research and publication in the field or be able to demonstrate clear potential for publication. He or she will be expected to take a leading role in the teaching of nineteenth-century French literature at undergraduate level, to collaborate in the teaching of the Faculty M.Phil. course in European literature (notably in the modules on 'Romanticism and Revolution' and 'The City'), and to supervise Ph.D. Degree students. The appointment will be from 1 January 2005 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Applications (twelve copies), including a detailed curriculum vitae and the names of two or three referees, should be sent to the Secretary of the Faculty's Appointments Committee, Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DA, so as to arrive not later than 13 September. (Please note that there is no application form.) Candidates are requested to ask their referees to write directly to the Secretary by the same date.

Candidates may also be invited to submit recent examples of their work for consideration by the Committee or, in the case of work which has been published, to draw the Committee's attention to items of special relevance to their application. They will also be asked to give a short presentation prior to interview. Presentations and interviews are likely to take place on 27 and 28 September. Candidates are welcome to seek further information by contacting Dr Wendy Bennett, Head of Department (tel. 01223 335009, e-mail wmb1001@hermes.cam.ac.uk).

Other Post

Temporary Lectureship in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics (Theoretical High Energy Physics)

Applications are invited for a three-year fixed-term Lectureship in Theoretical High Energy Physics. The successful candidate will be expected to take up appointment on 1 January 2005 or thereabouts.

Candidates should have an outstanding record of research in an area overlapping the research interests of members of the High Energy Physics group in the Department. For more information about the group, see its webpages at http://www.damtp.cam.ac.uk/user/hep/. The main activities of the group are currently in classical and quantum field theory and in string theory, and in their application to elementary particle physics, astroparticle physics and cosmology, and some aspects of statistical physics.

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor N. S. Manton, FRS (e-mail n.s.manton@damtp.cam.ac.uk). Further particulars can be obtained from Ms Louise Hall (tel. 01223 339843, e-mail l.hall@damtp.cam.ac.uk) and from http://www.damtp.cam.ac.uk/vacancy/. Applications, comprising a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, and a one-page statement of research interests and future plans should be e-mailed to Ms Hall to reach her by 22 September. Please also include the names, addresses, telephone/fax numbers, and e-mail addresses of three academic referees who can be contacted immediately.

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Cambridge University Reporter 7 July 2004
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