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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 Offices

Resident in Anaesthesia in the Department of Veterinary Medicine

A three-year Residency in Anaesthesia is available from 1 October 2004. The post provides an outstanding opportunity to study for a postgraduate qualification. The successful candidate will contribute to the Department's clinical service, including participation in the out-of-hours rota, in addition to small-group teaching of clinical veterinary students. Opportunities will be provided to undertake small research projects.

The successful candidate must demonstrate a strong interest not only in clinical anaesthesia but also in critical patient care. Ideally he/she will hold the RCVS Certificate in Anaesthesia, but if not will be expected to sit this examination during the initial period of appointment and progress to the Diploma. This position will be available from 1 October 2004.

The pensionable scale of stipends for a Resident is £24,097 to £28,279 a year. Appointments will be for three years, subject to satisfactory completion of a probationary period of nine months.

Candidates must be a Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, or hold a veterinary degree qualifying them for membership. For an informal discussion about the above position please contact Ms R. Bennett (tel. 01223 337634).

For an application form please contact the General Office (tel. 01223 337701) quoting 'Resident Anaesthesia'. Applications including a curriculum vitae and three referees, should be sent to Miss H. Rich, Department of Veterinary Medicine, Madingley Road, Cambridge, CB3 0ES. The closing date for applications is 20 August.

Senior Advisory Officer (Senior Quantity Surveyor) in the Estate Management and Building Service of the University Offices

Applications are invited for the post of Senior Advisory Officer (Senior Quantity Surveyor) who is responsible for all matters relating to quantity surveying in the Maintenance and Minor Works Section and supervising one other quantity surveyor. Applicants should be a professionally qualified quantity surveyor with at least ten years' experience.

Appointment will be to the retiring age subject to satisfactory completion of a probationary period. The scale of stipends for a Senior Advisory Officer is currently £33,320 to £37,187 a year.

Further information and application details can be obtained from the Director of Estate Management, 74 Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1RW (tel. 01223 337786). The closing date for applications is 1 September.

Administrative Officer, Grade II, in the Health and Safety Division of the University Offices

Applications are invited for the post of Administrative Officer, Grade II, (Assistant Safety Adviser for Chemical/Physical Safety) in the Health and Safety Division.

Reporting to the Assistant Director of Health and Safety, the post-holder will provide specialist advice and guidance on chemical/physical safety to the University.

Duties of the post will include the development of University standards, reviewing and monitoring standards and performance through liaison, inspection and auditing, preparation of guidance notes, and training.

Prospective candidates should normally be educated to degree level in a Chemical or Physical Science and have at least two years' experience dealing with chemical and related hazards. Exceptionally, candidates in possession of other relevant qualifications such as HND/C backed by significant practical experience will be considered. The successful candidate will also be a skilled communicator.

The pensionable scale of stipends for an Administrative Officer, Grade II, is £21,125 to £27,339 a year.

Letters of application should be made in writing and sent with a current curriculum vitae to the Health and Safety Division. The application should include the names, positions held, and addresses and contact details of two referees. As references may be sought early in the selection process to facilitate short-listing for interview, candidates should indicate if this is likely to cause any difficulties with their current employer. Informal enquiries may be made to the Assistant Director of Health and Safety.

Further details and a coversheet (PD18) are available from Mrs S. Boggie, Health and Safety Division, 20 Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1QA (tel. 01223 333301, e-mail safety@hermes.cam.ac.uk). The closing date for applications is 15 October.

Librarian, Grade B, in the Scott Polar Research Institute

Applicants should have a good honours degree and a postgraduate qualification in Library and Information Studies (or equivalent). The post-holder should have excellent librarianship, organizational, and communication skills, and have a clear knowledge of IT issues. An interest in the polar regions, or a commitment to acquire a knowledge of polar geography and history, is expected. The pensionable scale of stipends for this post is £21,010 to £28,279.

Applications in the form of a covering letter, a curriculum vitae, and a completed University PD18 form, should be sent to Dr Peter Harland, Education Section, 4 Parsons Court, Cambridge, CB2 3QE (tel. 01223 332354). Potential applicants wishing to discuss the post informally are invited to contact the Director of the Institute, Professor J. A. Dowdeswell (e-mail jd16@cam.ac.uk) or Dr M. Bravo (e-mail mb124@cam.ac.uk) or telephone 01223 336541.

The closing date for applications is 10 September. Interviews will be held in late September or early October and may be arranged at short notice.

Other Post

Time Allocation Survey Officer in the Academic Division of the University Offices (Planning and Resource Allocation Office)

A survey officer is required to conduct, during 2004-05, surveys of a sample of staff about how they divide their time between teaching, research, and other activities. The results will contribute to the development of Full Economic Costing, which will implement national requirements for a consistent approach to the costing of research projects and related activities, and develop into other areas of University activity.

Applicants should demonstrate an ability to design and conduct a survey of this sort and may have market research experience. Proficiency in the use of IT and running a Web-based survey are essential, with sensitivity and an understanding of data protection principles. Recent experience of a research HE institution or similar would be a distinct advantage. The appointment will be for a fixed term of twelve months at £22,508.

Further information may be obtained from the Academic Secretary, University Offices, The Old Schools, Cambridge, CB2 1TT (tel. 01223 332261, e-mail mt210@admin.cam.ac.uk). The closing date for applications is 11 September.


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Cambridge University Reporter 11 August 2004
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