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Vacancies in the University

The University is committed to equality of opportunity.

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/personnel/forms/pd18, or may be obtained in hard copy from the advertising Department or Faculty.

University Lecturers

Appointments made at University Lecturer level will be for a probationary period of five years, with appointment to the retiring age thereafter. The pensionable scale of stipends for a University Lecturer is currently £24,820 to £38,303 a year.

University Lecturer in the Department of Architecture

The Department wishes to appoint from 1 October 2005, or as soon as possible thereafter, an individual with a proven track record in research to contribute to its teaching, administration, and research in the field of sustainable building.

Informal enquiries about the post may be made to Professor M. Echenique, Head of Department (tel. 01223 332959, e-mail me15@cam.ac.uk), or Dr K. Steemers, Head of Research (tel. 01223 331712, e-mail kas11@cam.ac.uk).

Further particulars and copies of form PD18 are available from the Department's website at http://www.arct.cam.ac.uk/. Applications, including a PD18 form, a curriculum vitae, and the names of three referees should be sent to the Secretary of the Appointments Committee, Faculty of Architecture and History of Art, 1-5 Scroope Terrace, Cambridge, CB2 1PX (fax 01223 332960, e-mail vp206@cam.ac.uk). The closing date for applications is 24 March.

Posts in the Faculty of Education

University Lecturer/University Senior Lecturer in Educational Research Methods

The major teaching responsibilities for this post will initially be focused on leading and developing existing higher degree programmes particularly in, but not restricted to, the field of educational research methods. Expertise in quantitative methods would be a particular advantage, and prior experience in the teaching and co-ordination of graduate level courses and in the supervision of doctoral students will be essential.

University Lecturer in Primary/Early Years Education

The post-holder will be expected to make a significant contribution to the Faculty's Master's Degrees, Continuing Professional Development, and P.G.C.E. programmes particularly in, but not restricted to, the teaching of English to primary age pupils. Experience in leading continuing professional development courses at postgraduate level as well as P.G.C.E. teaching will therefore be important. Opportunities will also be available to supervise students undertaking higher degrees.

University Lecturer in Inclusive/Special Education

The post-holder will be expected to offer a specialism that contributes to the overall theme of inclusive education and special educational needs to enhance the Faculty's existing strengths in this area. Teaching responsibilities will be mainly focused on continuing professional development and higher degree work in the field.

The appointments are available from 1 October 2005 on the University Lecturer grade (see above), although there is the possibility that, for a suitably qualified candidate in Educational Research Methods, the appointment will be to the University Senior Lecturer grade (£40,531-£42,573 a year).

Further particulars and application forms may be obtained from the Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 2PQ (tel. 01223 767600, e-mail pam26@cam.ac.uk).

Applications should be sent so as to arrive not later than 21 March, and should include a full curriculum vitae, a PD18 form, a publications list, and the names of three referees. Informal enquiries can be addressed to the Head of Faculty, Tim Everton (tel. 01223 767611, e-mail tce20@cam.ac.uk).

University Lecturer in the Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy

Applications are invited for a Lectureship in the Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, available from 1 October 2005. There is no specific requirement regarding field of research but the successful candidate will be expected to make a contribution to the teaching activities of the Department across a wide range of materials topics.

Applications (two copies of a curriculum vitae, a PD18 form, a statement of research plans for the future of up to four pages, and the names and addresses of three referees) should be sent to Dr Rosie Ward at the Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, Pembroke Street, Cambridge, CB2 3QZ. The closing date for receipt of applications is 8 April. Further particulars of the post are available at http://www.msm.cam.ac.uk/. For an informal discussion about the post, prospective applicants may contact the Head of Department, Professor Derek Fray (e-mail djf25@cam.ac.uk).

Other University Offices

Principal Assistant Registrary in the Academic Division of the University Offices (School of Clinical Medicine)

Applications are invited for the office of Principal Assistant Registrary with duties as Secretary of the School of Clinical Medicine. A key member of the senior management team, the post-holder's duties will include: co-ordinating administrative support for the School; contributing to the development of the School's strategic plan; assisting the Regius Professor of Physic in the effective leadership and management of the School, deputizing for him where appropriate; and liaising with the NHS and other external bodies.

Candidates will be educated to degree level and have substantial relevant experience in a senior administrative post, including proven ability in managing resources and staff, preferably gained in a higher education institution.

Appointment will be to the retiring age subject to the satisfactory completion of a probationary period. The pensionable stipend for a Principal Assistant Registrary is currently £49,006 a year with a discretionary point at £51,003 a year.

For further information please contact the Academic Secretary, Academic Division, University Offices, The Old Schools, Cambridge, CB2 1TT (tel. 01223 332261, e-mail mt210@admin.cam.ac.uk). Applications consisting of a letter, a curriculum vitae, and a completed PD18 form including details of two referees (who may be consulted before interview) should be sent to the Academic Secretary by 29 March.

Advisory Officer, Grade I, in the Estate Management and Building Service of the University Offices

The Estate Management and Building Service is seeking an Electrical Engineer to take up appointment as soon as possible. The person appointed will work as part of the professional in-house design team dedicated to minor works procurement.

Applicants should have a degree in an electrical engineering discipline, have or be working towards membership of a relevant professional body (CIBSE or equivalent), and be experienced in managing electrical design work for a wide variety of building types.

The pensionable scale of stipends for an Advisory Officer, Grade I, is currently £27,117 a year, rising by five annual increments to £32,666.

Further information and details of how to apply may be obtained from the Director of the Estate Management and Building Service, 74 Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1RW (tel. 01223 766737). The closing date for applications is 24 March.

Other Post

Research Associate/Senior Research Associate in Computational Linguistics or Semantics/Pragmatics in the Research Centre for English and Applied Linguistics (RCEAL)

Applications are invited for the full-time post of Research Associate/Senior Research Associate to undertake research in Computational Linguistics or in Semantics/Pragmatics. Applicants should hold a doctorate in a relevant research area and have either a good record of published research (senior applicants) or show evidence of a significant research programme (junior applicants). Duties will include the pursuit of research, the development of a research programme at RCEAL in the post-holder's area, and teaching of up to 36 hours at M.Phil. and Ph.D. level during the academical year.

The pensionable scale of stipends for a Research Associate is £19,460 to £29,127 a year and for a Senior Research Associate is £24,820 to £35,883 a year. The appointment will be for three years. Continuation beyond that will depend on the availability of funds and on the candidate's ability to develop or contribute to a research programme that attracts external funding.

Further particulars and an application form may be obtained from http://www.rceal.cam.ac.uk/ or from the Administrator, Research Centre for English and Applied Linguistics, English Faculty Building, 9 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DP (tel. 01223 767392, fax 01223 767398, e-mail sjr13@cam.ac.uk). The preferred starting date is 1 October 2005. The deadline for applications is 14 March.


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Cambridge University Reporter 02 March 2005
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