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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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Clinical Lecturer/Specialty Registrar in Public Health in the Department of Public Health and Primary Care

Applications are invited from candidates for this post to take up appointment before December 2009. Applicants should have had suitable experience and training, and be of the standing required for an honorary contract of service with the Suffolk PCT as a Specialty Registrar. The successful candidate will have a UK National Training Number in Public Health, and be currently completing or have completed an MD or Ph.D.

Candidates should have full membership of the Faculty of Public Health by examination, and have completed phases 1 and 2 of the new curriculum, or otherwise be able to produce evidence of a clear plan to achieve these within the four years. The successful candidate will be required to undertake teaching and will work together with public health colleagues in the School to further build their academic career, through developing their research skills, their publication record, and be encouraged to actively apply for research grants.

The appointment will be for four years, with the possibility of reappointment for a further two years. The salary will be in the range of £30,685 to £53,132 a year. Banding for out of hours duties will be available until CCT is attained.

For an information pack please email Ms L. Foster (lmdf2@medschl.cam.ac.uk). The closing date for applications (14 copies), together with a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names of three referees, is 31 July 2009. Please quote reference RH05333 when applying.

Other Post

Research Associate in the Research Centre for English and Applied Linguistics

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position on the research project 'Categories and gradience in intonation: Evidence from linguistics and neurobiology', funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (RES-061-25-0347), with a limit of tenure of 21 months.

The successful candidate will be expected to design, develop, execute, and analyze a set of fMRI and behavioural experiments investigating the neuro-biological underpinnings of intonation. As a member of the project research team, he or she will also assist with the presentation of findings at conferences, in papers, and on the project website, and with the organization of a workshop. In addition, the postholder may be asked to contribute to the teaching of graduate courses, and the supervision of M.Phil. work at the Research Centre for English and Applied Linguistics.

Applicants should have a doctoral degree in cognitive psychology, neuroscience, or a closely related area, with a specialization in the neurocognition of speech processing. Research experience in the neurocognition of intonation is desirable but not necessary, although the candidate must have a strong interest in this area of research. He or she must also have expertise in two or more of the following: fMRI, MEG, ERPs, psycholinguistic behavioural techniques, statistics. A background in phonetics and/or phonology will be considered advantageous, as will excellent skills in experimental design, statistics, a strong publication record, and previous success at obtaining funding. The salary will be in the range of £27,183 to £35,469 a year.

Further particulars may be obtained from the website of the Research Centre for English and Applied Linguistics: http://www.rceal.cam.ac.uk/. Informal enquiries should be directed to the Principal Investigator on the project, Dr Brechtje Post (tel. 01223 767395/764952, email bmbp2@cam.ac.uk). Completed applications should include: a PD18 form (available at http://www.admin.cam.ac.uk/offices/hr/forms/pd18/); a cover letter; a detailed curriculum vitae; the applicant's research interests; a list of publications; and the names and addresses of two referees who are familiar with the applicant's work in the relevant field. Applications should be sent to the Administrator, Research Centre for English and Applied Linguistics, English Faculty Building, 9 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DP (email sjr13@cam.ac.uk). The closing date for the post is 18 September 2009.

Applicants are requested to ask their referees to write directly to this address by the closing date. Please quote reference UD05347 when applying.


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Cambridge University Reporter 15 July 2009
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