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No 6165

Wednesday 4 November 2009

Vol cxl No 6

pp. 169–204

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, or may be obtained in hard copy from the advertising Department or Faculty.

University Offices


Other Posts

Postdoctoral Research Associates in Statistics in the Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics

Applications are invited for Postdoctoral Research Associate positions in Statistics, to be held in the Statistical Laboratory, and to commence on a date to be negotiated. Information about the Laboratory can be found at These research posts, which are available for between two and three years, are associated with a major expansion of personnel and activities in core statistical methodology and its applications.

Appointment will be made at an appropriate point on the scale for Research Associates (£27,183 to £35,469 a year).

Further particulars can be found at Applications should be sent by email to Professor J. R. Norris, Director, Statistical Laboratory (email, and should include a full curriculum vitae, list of publications, research proposal, and the names, institutions, and email addresses of two academic referees, and should be accompanied by a completed form PD18 (Parts I and III, available at Applicants should ask their referees to email references directly to the Director (email as above) to reach him by the closing date of 9 December 2009. Please quote reference LF05879 when applying.

The Gates Cambridge Trust: Trust Accountant

The Gates Cambridge Trust was founded in 2000 from a generous endowment from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. It has provided fully funded Scholarships to over 900 postgraduate Scholars from 84 countries to study at the University since 2001. Between 90 and 100 new Scholars are admitted every year. More information on the Gates Cambridge Trust may be found at

The Trust now wishes to appoint an Accountant, to manage the finance and investment functions of the Trust. This is a new full-time post, established following a management review and the consolidation of part-time positions. The incumbent will play an important role in developing the accounting procedures and the investment management processes for the Trust’s substantial endowment. The post-holder will report to the Treasurer of the Trust and will be supported by an Accounts Assistant.

Candidates should be qualified accountants (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) and will need to be fully conversant with Sage Accounting; working knowledge of Oracle Financials would be an advantage. Salary will be set at Point 56 on the University Scale (currently £44,930 a year) and the successful candidate will be eligible to join the Universities Superannuation Scheme.

Further details can be obtained from the Treasurer (email

Applications, including a current curriculum vitae and the names of two referees, should be sent to the Treasurer, The Gates Cambridge Trust, Trinity College, Cambridge, CB2 1TQ, by no later than Monday, 23 November 2009.

Brandon Research Fellowship 2010: Notice

Applications are invited for the Brandon Research Fellowship 2010. The Fellowship, worth £3,000, is intended to cover a stay of at least eight weeks at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law.

The Brandon Research Fellow will undertake a project on some aspect of public or private international law or international arbitration while resident at the Lauterpacht Centre. Candidates must specify a project in their application. Fellows must produce a report of their work in English at the end of their Fellowship and deposit with the Lauterpacht Centre any publication resulting from the work undertaken during the Fellowship.

Two awards may be made if the strength of the field warrants it. Applications close on 30 November 2009. Candidates must be fluent in English and at least one of French, German, or Spanish. Preference will be given to candidates who are born nationals of members of the European Union, members of the British Commonwealth, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Switzerland, and the United States of America.

Further information about the Brandon Research Fellowship and the application procedure is available on the Lauterpacht Centre website at