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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.

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Assistant Registrary in the Academic Division of the University Offices with duties in the Board of Graduate Studies

Applications are invited for the post of Assistant Registrary (Admissions Officer) in the Board of Graduate Studies, to take up appointment on 1 August, or as soon as possible thereafter. The post-holder is responsible for the administration of all aspects of the admission of graduate students to the University and will be the principal link between the Board and the University's Education Section and International Office. He or she will play an important role in the further development of the Board's Web-based admissions procedures and information services for prospective graduate students.

Candidates should be graduates or equivalent, with relevant administrative experience, preferably in Higher Education. The pensionable scale of stipends for an Assistant Registrary is £24,820 to £38,303 a year.

Further particulars may be obtained from the Secretary of the Board of Graduate Studies, 4 Mill Lane, Cambridge, CB2 IRZ (tel. 01223 338385, e-mail jw437@admin.cam.ac.uk), or downloaded from http://www.admin.cam.ac.uk/offices/gradstud/admin/). Applications should consist of a covering letter; a curriculum vitae; and a completed PD18 form (http://www.admin.cam.ac.uk/offices/personnel/forms/pd18/) with the names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of two referees (who have consented to act and may be consulted before interview). Applications should reach the Secretary of the Board not later than 18 May. Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Laurie Friday at the above address.

Other Posts

Flow Cytometry and Cell Sorting Specialist in the Cambridge Institute for Medical Research in the Faculty of Clinical Medicine

An opportunity for an experienced technologist has arisen to provide a flow cytometry core service. The successful applicant will be responsible for the operation, maintenance, and development of the facility, which comprises two MoFlo high-speed sorters and two Becton-Dickinson analysers. Other duties include training and advising users in machine operation, experimental design, data analysis, and presentation. The core service is run jointly with the adjacent Hutchison-MRC Research Centre in conjunction with their Flow Cytometrist, with leave cover and co-ordinated working expected.

The successful applicant will be well organized and able to prioritize and schedule use of the facilities. He/she will be expected to provide training to other scientists in the Institute in the use of the facilities, and be able to communicate effectively with experienced and inexperienced scientific staff and suppliers.

Ideally, applicants should have experience of flow cytometry and/or cell sorting, using Dakocytomation or Becton Dickinson instruments. Experience with other advanced biomedical technologies will also be considered. Applicants should possess a degree in a relevant biological or physical science.

The funding for this post is available until 30 November 2006 in the first instance and is expected to be renewed. The salary for this post will be between £24,820 and £35,883. Informal enquiries may be made to Dr E. A. Green (e-mail allison.green@cimr.cam.ac.uk).

Applications including a curriculum vitae and a completed PD18 form should be sent to Mrs Pam Vendy, Cambridge Institute for Medical Research, Wellcome Trust/MRC Building, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, CB2 2XY. The closing date for applications is 23 May.

Research Administrator (part-time 60%) in the Academic Division of the University Offices with duties in the Department of Geography

A part-time Research Administrator is required in the Department of Geography, to take up appointment on 11 July or as soon as possible thereafter.

Candidates should be educated to degree level and have previous relevant experience in an administrative post, with proven ability in managing resources and knowledge of good employment practice, preferably gained in a higher education establishment.

The salary for this post will be between £22,508 and £29,127 a year pro rata. The limit of tenure for this post is three years. Funding for this post is available for three years in the first instance and the post may, subject to the availability of funding, be renewed for a further period or periods.

Further information may be obtained from Mrs Peta Stevens, Head of Faculty and Departmental Administration, Academic Division, University Offices, The Old Schools, Cambridge, CB2 1TT (tel. 01223 766528, e-mail pmm32@admin.cam.ac.uk), to whom letters of application should be sent, including a curriculum vitae, a completed form PD18, and details of two referees, who may be consulted before interview, to reach her no later than 27 May.

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Cambridge University Reporter 27 April 2005
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