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vacancies, appointments, etc.

Vacancies in the University

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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/hr/forms/pd18/, or may be obtained in hard copy from the advertising Department or Faculty.

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University Lecturer/University Senior Lecturer in Small Animal Surgery in the Department of Veterinary Medicine

The Department of Veterinary Medicine requires an experienced Veterinary Surgeon to join the University Surgeon, University Lecturers, staff surgeon, and Senior Clinical Training Scholars (Residents) of the surgical team of the Queen's Veterinary School Hospital. The post-holder will be responsible, with other academic staff, for the teaching of small animal surgery to undergraduates; for training clinical training scholars; and providing small animal surgery services to the Queen's Veterinary School Hospital, including out-of-hours emergency work. The post-holder will be expected to develop a research programme in an appropriate area of interest.

Candidates must be members of the RCVS or hold a degree qualifying them for membership, have experience in the area of small animal surgery, and have demonstrated ability in clinical research in small animal surgery. A European or RCVS Diploma in Small Animal Surgery, a Ph.D. Degree in a related area, a proven track record in research, and documented undergraduate teaching experience are desirable.

The salary will be in the range of £36,532 to £46,278 if appointed as a University Lecturer, and £49,096 to £52,086 if appointed as a University Senior Lecturer.

For informal enquiries, contact Miss Sorrel Langley-Hobbs (tel. 01223 337653, email sjl41@cam.ac.uk) or Professor Nick Jeffery (tel. 01223 339969, email ndj1000@cam.ac.uk).

For an application form (PD18) contact Miss Melissa Large (tel. 01223 337055), quoting the title of the position, or download the application form from http://www.admin.cam.ac.uk/offices/hr/forms/pd18/ (only parts I and III need be completed). Further particulars for the post may be downloaded from http://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/news/.

Completed application forms, a curriculum vitae, and a letter of application should be sent to Miss Melissa Large, Department of Veterinary Medicine, Madingley Road, Cambridge, CB3 0ES (email recruit@vet.cam.ac.uk) by the closing date of 1 December 2008.

When applying, please quote reference PN04313. Interviews for the post will be held on 16 December 2008.

David and Elaine Potter Lecturer in Human Rights and Governance in the Department of Politics

Applications are invited for the newly established David and Elaine Potter Lectureship in Human Rights and Governance, with a particular focus on human rights in Africa, from 1 July 2009 or as soon as possible thereafter. The post will be based in the new Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS), which is being formed by the union of the Centre of International Studies and the Department of Politics. Applications are welcome from any discipline relevant to the study of human rights and governance. Applicants will be assessed on their capacity and commitment to lead the development of a new Centre of Human Rights and Governance, on their quality and potential as researchers and research supervisors, and on their ability to contribute to teaching for the B.A. and M.Phil. programmes in the Department. Appointments made at University Lecturer level will be for a probationary period of five years, with appointment to the retiring age thereafter. The pensionable scale of stipends for a University Lecturer is £36,532 to £46,278 a year.

Further information about the Department of Politics and the Centre of International Studies can be found at http://www.sps.cam.ac.uk/ and http://www.intstudies.cam.ac.uk/. Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Andrew Gamble (email amg59@cam.ac.uk) or Professor Christopher Hill (email cjh68@cam.ac.uk).

Further particulars may be obtained from the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences website (http://www.sps.cam.ac.uk/) or from the Secretary to the Appointments Committee, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Free School Lane, Cambridge, CB2 3RQ (email sps-enquiries@lists.cam.ac.uk), to whom applications should be sent by 24 November 2008. Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a personal statement, and the University's Cover Sheet for Employment Form PD18 (parts I and III only need be completed and the form may be obtained from the Faculty's website at http://www.sps.cam.ac.uk/ or from the Secretary to the Appointments Committee). Applications should also include the names, addresses, and contact details of three referees, who should be asked to send references to the Secretary to the Appointments Committee by 24 November. Candidates should indicate which of their publications they would like the Faculty Appointments Committee to read. Shortlisted candidates may be invited to come to Cambridge to attend for formal interview with the Faculty Appointments Committee.

When applying, please quote reference ZZ04287. It is currently anticipated that interviews will be held on 9 January 2009.


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Cambridge University Reporter 05 November 2008
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