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No 6173

Wednesday 6 January 2010

Vol cxl No 14

pp. 445–456

Vacancies, Appointments, etc.

The Gates Cambridge Trust: Provost appointed

The Trustees of the Gates Cambridge Trust are delighted to announce that Professor Robert Lethbridge, Master of Fitzwilliam College, will succeed Dr Gordon Johnson as Provost of the Gates Cambridge Trust on 1 October 2010.

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 Office

Clinical Lecturer/Specialist Registrar in Radiology in the School of Clinical Medicine

Applications are invited from candidates for this post to take up appointment as soon as possible. Applicants should have had suitable experience and training and be of the standing required for an honorary contract of service with the NHS Executive Eastern Region as a Specialist Registrar. The successful candidate will be required to undertake teaching and clinical duties and also to carry out research. 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.

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor D. J. Lomas ( or Dr T. Massoud (

For an information pack, email Ms L. Foster ( Applications (twelve copies), together with a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names of three referees, must be received by the closing date of 29 January 2010. Please quote reference RA06095 when applying.

Other Post

Research Associate in German Idealism in the Department of German and Dutch

Applications are invited for the post of Research Associate in The Impact of German Idealism in the Department of German and Dutch. The vacancy arises in relation to a new research network entitled ‘The Impact of Idealism: The Legacy of Post-Kantian German Thought’, funded by the Leverhulme Trust and the Isaac Newton Trust and directed by Professor Nicholas Boyle. The project examines the long-term impact of post-Kantian idealism across the humanities in Europe and America and involves a programme of international workshops and an international conference. It is expected to lead to a major publication. The successful candidate will be expected to act as a Network Facilitator for the network. He or she will be required to hold a Ph.D. Degree, will have demonstrable interests in one or more fields covered by the project, and an excellent command of English and German. The post-holder will be aiming to produce an independent monograph in this area (distinct from her or his Doctoral dissertation), preferably by the end of 2012 in time for the 2013 REF. The Research Associate will also be expected to contribute to the teaching within the Department, giving some lectures in undergraduate courses in German literature, history, or thought, supervising M.Phil. work in relevant fields, and assisting in Tripos examinations.

Due to limitations of external funds, the salary for this pensionable post will be in the range of £27,183 to £31,513 a year. The limit of tenure for the post is 34 months.

Completed applications, including a PD18 form (available at, a covering letter, a detailed curriculum vitae, an outline (about 1,000 words) of the applicant’s proposed research in the area of German idealism and its impact, a list of publications, and the names and addresses of two referees who are familiar with the applicant’s work in the relevant field, should be sent to The Secretary of the Appointments Committee, Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DA (or by email to, by 4 p.m., on the closing date of 21 January 2010. Applicants are requested to ask their referees to write directly to The Secretary of the Appointments Committee by the same date.

Candidates are also invited to submit up to two recent examples of their work for consideration by the Committee, or, in the case of work that has been published, to draw the Committee’s attention to items of special relevance to their application. Short-listed candidates will be asked to give a short presentation as part of the interview process.

Further particulars can be found at

Applicants are welcome to seek further information by contacting Professor Nicholas Boyle, Principal Investigator (email Please quote reference GL05300 when applying. Interviews will be held in the week commencing 1 February 2010.