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Vacancies in the University

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University Lecturer/Honorary Consultant in Translational Medicine and Therapeutics (TMAT) in the Clinical Pharmacology Unit within the Department of Medicine

Applications are invited from academic physicians for a new post created by the University to support the Wellcome Trust's innovative, interdisciplinary training programme. The award of £5.5m from the Wellcome Trust and GSK, and additional NHS funding, permits clinical and research training to be offered - flexibly or in an integrated academic track - at each of pre-doctoral, doctoral, and post-doctoral stages. The aim is to create a cadre of outstanding clinical scientists capable of 'translating science into medicines'.

The new University Lecturer/Consultant will have UK (or internationally equivalent) accreditation in any specialty relevant to translational research; the Unit's principal themes are Clinical and Cardiovascular Pharmacology, Neuroscience, Metabolic Medicine, Oncology, and Therapeutic Immunology. Experience of clinical trial design is desirable. The Lecturer will help to develop the training and teaching plans, leading to a semi-taught Master's Degree. He or she will also have evidence of an independent research programme which can be expanded in post. This will include clinical sessions at Addenbrooke's Hospital, and application will be made to the Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust for the award of an Honorary Consultant contract.

Appointment will be to the retiring age subject to satisfactory completion of a probationary period. The salary scale will be £73,403 to £98,962, according to the level of seniority.

For an information pack, contact Ms L. Foster (email LMDF2@medschl.cam.ac.uk). Prospective applicants are also encouraged to contact Professor Morris Brown (tel. 01223 336743, email m.j.brown@cai.cam.ac.uk). The closing date for applications (twelve copies), together with a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names of three referees, is Friday, 20 March 2009.

When applying, please quote reference RJ04746.

Other Posts

Associate Director, Fundraising, in the Development Office

The University of Cambridge is one of the world's leading universities. It provides outstanding education for over 18,000 students, drawn from all corners of the globe, and its 5,000 academic staff produce world-class research that frequently transforms the way the world works and thinks.

This is an exceptional opportunity to join the Fundraising Group in the Development and Alumni Relations Office.

The Associate Director will play an integral role in achieving the success of the Cambridge 800th Anniversary Campaign. Publicly launched in 2005, the Campaign aims to raise £1 billion to secure Cambridge's tradition of academic excellence for the future. The Associate Director will manage a portfolio of high net-worth donors and prospects and will work to secure six- and seven-figure philanthropic gifts.

The post-holder will be an experienced development professional with a successful track record of raising funds from individuals and trusts. Applicants should possess superb communication skills and have the ability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a team. A creative and lateral approach to relationship building will be essential to the post-holder's success in this role, as well as an appreciation for the ethos and structure of the University of Cambridge.

For further information, please visit http://www.richmond-associates.com/ or contact Astrid Soiza at Richmond Associates (tel. 020 8392 6654, email asoiza@richmond-associates.com).

The closing date for applications is Friday, 27 February 2009.

Manager, Fundraising Projects, in the Development Office

The University of Cambridge is one of the world's leading universities. It provides outstanding education for over 18,000 students, drawn from all corners of the globe, and its 5,000 academic staff produce world-class research that frequently transforms the way the world works and thinks.

This is an exceptional opportunity to join the Development Resources Group in the Development and Alumni Relations Office.

The Manager, Fundraising Projects, will lead a team of six to deliver all proposals and supporting fundraising materials integral to securing philanthropic gifts to the University for the 800th Anniversary Campaign. Launched in 2005, the Campaign aims to raise £1 billion to secure Cambridge's tradition of academic excellence for the future. This post is the first point of contact between the Development Office and the six Schools and non-School institutions at Cambridge to ensure that fundraising activities are in line with academic priorities.

The post-holder will have superb written and verbal communication skills, particularly in respect of copy and report writing. He or she will thrive in a large, complex environment and be adept at juggling multiple projects, priorities, and stakeholders. Applicants should have a track record which may have been gained in either the education, non-profit or commercial sectors, but possess outstanding project management, planning, and relationship-building skills and a diplomatic and flexible approach. Applicants should also have a demonstrable track record of line management. An appreciation for the ethos and structure of the University of Cambridge will be helpful.

To download further information, please visit http://www.richmond-associates.com/ or contact Astrid Soiza at Richmond Associates (tel. 0208 392 6654, email asoiza@richmond-associates.com).

The closing date for applications is Friday, 27 February 2009.


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Cambridge University Reporter 18 February 2009
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