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Vacancies in the University

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Temporary Lectureship in the Department of Land Economy

Applications are invited for a five-year Lectureship in Law. The main responsibilities of the post will be to teach modules on the undergraduate programme primarily in the law of contract and tort. An interest in law and economics would be an advantage. The candidate will also be expected to supervise undergraduate and graduate dissertations and to contribute to the research of the Department of Land Economy.

Applicants should have qualifications and experience in the field of law. The appointment is available as soon as possible, for a period of five years. It is envisaged the successful applicant would be in post by 1 October 2005. The pensionable scale of stipends for this post is £24,820 to £38,303.

Further particulars and an application form coversheet PD18, are available from Diane Measom in the Department of Land Economy, 19 Silver Street, Cambridge, CB3 9EP (tel. 01223 337139, e-mail dfm27@cam.ac.uk). Further information on the Department of Land Economy is available at http://www.landecon.cam.ac.uk/.

Applications, including application form PD18, a curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, a list of publications, and the names and contact details of two referees, should be sent to Marie Butcher, in the Department of Land Economy, to arrive not later than 5 p.m. on 22 August.

Temporary Lectureship in South Asian History in the Faculty of Oriental Studies

The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate courses in the ancient, medieval, and modern history of South Asia. He or she will also co-run a graduate seminar on 'Asia in theory' for the M.Phil. Degree course in Oriental Studies. 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 2005. The pensionable scale of stipends for the post is from £24,820 to £38,303.

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 10 August. Candidates are asked to request that referees send references so as to reach the Faculty by the deadline. Interviews are likely to be held in late August.

Further details are available from the Secretary and may also be found on the Faculty website at http://www.oriental.cam.ac.uk/.

Department Manager in the School of Clinical Medicine (Department of Oncology)

A Department Manager is required to assist the Head of Department in a wide-ranging work portfolio including oversight of all administrative functions within the Department, provision of management information, financial planning and analysis, co-ordination of all research grant, estate, and personnel matters, and maintaining strong relationships with both the central University authorities and key external sponsors, principally the National Health Service, Medical Research Council, and Cancer Research UK.

The Department of Oncology is involved in clinical research and teaching with an annual expenditure of nearly £8 million; it has over 150 staff and is located in five buildings. The person appointed will assume responsibility for the development and implementation of administrative and financial procedures across the Department, oversight of an Accounts Team, monitoring of the Department's finances, preparing cases of need, oversight of the research grant applications process, personnel management, and other general administrative duties to support the smooth running of the Department.

An experienced administrator and/or finance manager, the post-holder will be a team-orientated individual who has a hands-on proactive approach. Excellent IT and interpersonal skills are essential. Appointment will be for three years in the first instance.

For an information pack contact Sandra Duke, School of Clinical Medicine, Box 111, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 2SP (tel. 01223 336734, e-mail sed30@medschl.cam.ac.uk). For specific enquiries about the role, please contact Tarita Rumford, School Finance Manager (tel. 01223 763653, e-mail tr263@medschl.cam.ac.uk). Previous applicants need not apply. The closing date for applications is 26 August.

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Cambridge University Reporter 27 July 2005
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