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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.
The Careers Service offers guidance and help to students and alumni of the University. It does this with its own IT systems which lead the way nationally in terms of functionality and sophistication.
The Careers Service is looking for an outgoing, motivated, and experienced person to join its IT team of five Computer Officers. The post-holder's main responsibilities will be primary IT support contact for the Department, web application development and support, and user administration. The salary will be in the range £25,623 to £29,704 a year (pro rata).
The post-holder will play a major role in providing help and advice to Careers Service staff in their use of IT, and will also deal with queries from students and other external users of the Service's systems.
Applicants must have excellent communication skills and a practical approach to problem-solving, and be happy working as part of a supportive team. Essential skills include the ability to respond calmly, creatively, and effectively to a wide range of IT problems within tight deadlines; and to communicate technical matters to non-technical staff in a clear and concise manner both in speech and in writing.
Applicants must also be able to show confidence in providing training and producing user-focused documentation, and in upgrading and repairing PC systems.
Applicants should have a degree or equivalent (any discipline) and must have relevant experience in a post offering IT support to multiple users. A thorough working knowledge of Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office is essential.
The Careers Service runs a Windows 2003 domain and uses IIS, SQL Server 2005, and Exchange 2003. It has recently upgraded its desktops to Windows Vista with Office 2007. Bespoke database-driven web applications have been developed using ASP, ASP.NET, and Visual Basic.
For an application pack, including further particulars of the post, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The closing date for applications is Friday, 19 June 2009. Interviews will be held on Wednesday, 24 June 2009. When applying, please quote reference RCN DD0004.
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for a fixed-term Lectureship in Turbomachinery with particular emphasis in the fields of Aerodynamics and Heat Transfer. The successful candidate will take up the appointment as soon as possible.
The post is based at the Whittle Laboratory, which is one of the world's leading centres for research into the fluid dynamics and thermodynamics of all types of turbomachinery. The Laboratory has strong international links and collaborations with industry, government research labs, academic, and other research groups. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) of Japan wishes to strengthen further its relationship with the Whittle Laboratory by providing long-term support for teaching and research. This new post is the second such post to be supported by MHI.
The successful candidate will have or be expected to develop a record of world-class research commensurate with the Department's international reputation and top-rank research rating. The successful candidate will be expected to develop the Laboratory's research activity with MHI. Teaching responsibilities will include contributing to undergraduate courses, supervising final-year projects, and supervising graduate students.
The appointment will be for five years and the Department's probationary scheme will apply in the expectation that MHI will wish to continue its support beyond the five-year fixed-term. The current pensionable scale of stipends is in the range of £36,533 to £46,278 a year.
Further particulars may be obtained from http://www.eng.cam.ac.uk/admin/jobsinfo/FP_for_Lectureship_in_Turbomachinery.pdf or the Head of Department's Office, Department of Engineering, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1PZ (tel. 01223 332615, fax 01223 766364, email email@example.com). Applications should be sent to this address by the closing date of Tuesday, 23 June 2009.
Applications should include a completed PD18 form (Parts I and III only), available from http://www.admin.cam.ac.uk/offices/hr/forms/pd18/, a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, and a brief statement of research interests and future plans (no more than two pages). Informal enquiries may be sent to Professor Howard Hodson (tel. 01223 337588, email firstname.lastname@example.org).
When applying, please quote reference NA05198.
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Cambridge University Reporter 10 June 2009
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