Wednesday 13 January 2010
Vol cxl No 15
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.
The Appointments Committee intend to appoint to this office as soon as possible. The successful applicant will be required to undertake a programme of research and to participate in clinical work and teaching. Expertise in Cancer Genetics is highly desirable. Application will be made to the Addenbrooke’s NHS Trust for the award of an Honorary Consultant contract. The appointment will be for a probationary period of five years, with the possibility of re-appointment to the retiring age. The salary will be on the scale of £74,504 to £100,446 a year, according to the level of seniority.
The Department (5* in RAE 2001) has active research groups concerned with the causes and pathogenesis of heritable diseases. The Addenbrooke’s campus, and the environment of Cambridge, offer excellent opportunities for scientific collaboration. The Department also runs medical genetics teaching, and provides a regional clinical service. Most of the research activity is accommodated in the cross-disciplinary Cambridge Institute for Medical Research and the newly opened clinical/academic department in the Addenbrooke’s Treatment Centre which also houses the Eastern Sequence and Informatics Hub.
The successful candidate will be required to undertake up to five NHS sessions a week of clinical work in agreement with the Head of Department.
Prospective applicants are strongly encouraged to contact Professor John Todd (email firstname.lastname@example.org, tel. 01223 331154) or Dr G. Woods (email email@example.com, tel. 01223 767811).
For an information pack, email Ms L. Foster (firstname.lastname@example.org). Applications (ten copies), together with a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and names of three referees, must be received by the closing date (5 February 2010). Please quote reference RA06108 when applying.
Applications are invited for the University office of Director of Medical and Veterinary Education in the Faculty of Biology. The specific duties of the Director are determined by the General Board after consultation with the Faculty Board of Biology, but the Report on the establishment of the office (see Reporter, 26 May 1999, p. 657) envisaged that the Director will be responsible for the development and implementation of the decisions of the Faculty Board of Biology on those aspects of medical and veterinary education that fall within the Board’s remit, will undertake liaison with the Clinical Dean and the Dean of the Veterinary School to co-ordinate preclinical and clinical education, and will ensure that adequate liaison takes place with the Colleges and the Senior Tutors’ Committee in relation to matters such as admissions and College teaching. The Director will be expected to work closely with the Faculty Board of Biology and the Board’s relevant committees to improve communication, to ensure that the Faculty Board of Biology are able to deal with issues in a timely and effective manner, and are provided with the information needed to make decisions, and to see that the interests of cognate bodies, including the relevant professional organizations, are explored.
The post may only be held concurrently with another University office with at least 50 per cent of the officer’s time devoted to the duties of Director. The post-holder will be expected to seek unpaid leave of absence from her or his substantive office. The Director will not normally be permitted to hold a substantial College office such as Tutor, Bursar, or Steward.
The appointment is for a fixed term of five years to 30 September 2015, subject to a probationary period of nine months, in the first instance, with the possibility of renewal. The stipend (point 70 of grade 12) is currently £67,960 a year, pro rata. The person appointed will be eligible for membership of the Universities Superannuation Scheme. There is an annual holiday entitlement of 28 days, pro rata, including public holidays.
Applications, including the names of two referees who have agreed to support the application, should be sent to the Secretary of the Appointments Committee (Dr C. Pillinger), 17 Mill Lane, Cambridge, CB2 1RX (tel. 01223 766905, email email@example.com), so as to reach him not later than noon on 31 March 2010. Please quote reference ZZ06084 when applying.
Intending applicants may wish to consult informally Professor Margaret Stanley, Chairman of the Faculty Board of Biology (Department of Pathology, Tennis Court Road, Cambridge, CB2 1QP; tel. 01223 333690, email firstname.lastname@example.org), or Dr Fiona Russell, Secretary of the Faculty Board of Biology (17 Mill Lane, Cambridge, CB2 1RX, tel. 01223 766899, email email@example.com). Further details are available from Dr Russell.
The Finance Division is looking to appoint two Finance Managers to join the Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) section of the Finance Division. The FP&A team has responsibility for preparing budgetary information and providing financial advice, management information, and support to Departments and Divisions across the University (total turnover is £750m).
The successful applicant will provide financial support and advice to a wide variety of Academic and Staff & Student Services bodies, collectively known as the Non-School Institutions. The main responsibilities include finalization of monthly accounts, preparation and presentation of financial plans and budgets, developing information to support financial decisions, assisting and supporting institutions with financial analysis, advising on financial processes and procedures, and acting as a conduit between institutions and the central Finance Division.
The UAS comprises the Finance, Estates Management, Research Office, Management Information Services, Human Resources, Secretariat, and Academic Divisions and supports the academic institutions of the University as well as ensuring compliance with the requirements of external bodies. The role and duties are similar to the NSI Finance Manager role described above but the key contacts are the Registrary, who has overall responsibility for the UAS, and the Divisional Directors.
The successful applicants will have excellent communication and analytical skills and be able to present and explain financial information to senior non-finance professionals. The post-holders will be qualified accountants and have experience of planning and budgetary control within a large organization. Strong team players, they will have the maturity and integrity to influence and impact at the highest levels.
Both roles report to the Assistant Director, Financial Planning and Analysis, and are at the same grade within the University’s structure. The salary for each post is £49,096 a year (point 1 of grade 10, pay award pending). Applications are invited for either role or for one role specifically. Please make it clear which role(s) you are applying for. The closing date for applications is 22 January 2010. Please quote reference AG06124 (NSI post) or AG06125 (UAS post) when applying.
For further information please contact Vanessa White, Finance Division, The Old Schools, Trinity Lane, Cambridge, CB2 1TS (tel. 01223 332227, email firstname.lastname@example.org).
The SAPS Project Manager will develop and implement successful projects for SAPS so that the programme makes a concrete contribution to supporting plant science education and plant-based teaching and learning in schools and colleges. The successful candidate will have expertise in biology teaching and learning and a strong interest in plant science, as well as successful project management experience and very good interpersonal skills.
The salary will be in the range of £36,532 to £46,278 a year. The funds for this post are available until 31 December 2011 in the first instance.
Further particulars and the curriculum vitae cover form PD18 can be downloaded from the Botanic Garden website (http://www.botanic.cam.ac.uk/). The completed PD18 form, curriculum vitae, and covering letter explaining the applicant’s interest and suitability for the position should be sent by post to Mrs Brigid Stacey, Administrator, Cambridge University Botanic Garden, 1 Brookside, Cambridge, CB2 1JE, by 20 January 2010. Please quote reference PE06110 when applying.
The SAPS Communications Officer will develop a lively and relevant profile for SAPS and plant science with teachers and other educators through the use of electronic media (including the website and an e-newsletter), events, and other promotional activities. The successful candidate will have very good writing skills, experience of writing or managing web content, and lots of enthusiasm for plant science.
The salary will be in the range of £27,183 to £35,469 a year. The funds for this post are available until 31 December 2011 in the first instance.
Further particulars and the curriculum vitae cover form PD18 can be downloaded from the Botanic Garden website (http://www.botanic.cam.ac.uk/). The completed PD18 form, curriculum vitae, and covering letter explaining the applicant’s interest and suitability for the position should be sent by post to Mrs Brigid Stacey, Administrator, Cambridge University Botanic Garden, 1 Brookside, Cambridge, CB2 1JE, by 20 January 2010. Please quote reference PE06111 when applying. Interviews will take place in the week beginning 1 February.
The following election has been made:
The Electors to the Professorship of Medicine (1987) have elected Professor Kenneth George Campbell Smith, M.A., PEM, B.Med.Sc., M.B.B.S., Ph.D., Melbourne, FMedSci, Genzyme Professor of Experimental Medicine, Department of Medicine, into the said Professorship with effect from 1 January 2010.
The following researchers have been awarded a term’s leave in the annual competition organized by the Schools of Arts and Humanities (CSAH) and the Humanities and Social Sciences (CSHSS) in association with CRASSH (Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences, and Humanities):
Bernhard Fulda, SID, Faculty of History
Shruti Kapila, CC, Faculty of History
Hester Lees-Jeffries, CTH, Faculty of English
Michael Ramage, SID, Department of Architecture
Peter Jason Rentfrow, F, Department of Social and Developmental Psychology
Alan Strathern, CHU, Faculty of History
Andreas Stylianides, Faculty of Education
Flavio Toxvaerd, CL, Faculty of Economics
Nick Treanor, CHU, Faculty of Philosophy