Cambridge University Reporter

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

University Lecturer

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 £31,525 to £39,935 a year.

University Lecturer in Continuing Education: Local and Regional History

Applications are invited from well-qualified graduates for the post of University Lecturer in Continuing Education in the field of Local and Regional History in the Institute of Continuing Education, with effect from 1 October 2006. Applicants should be familiar with adult and continuing education and should have research interests and scholarly publications in Local and Regional History and also, preferably, in adult and continuing education. Energy, flexibility, good team-work skills, and the ability to work independently in both teaching and research areas are essential qualities.

Further particulars can be obtained from Carole Dougan, Institute of Continuing Education, Madingley Hall, Madingley, Cambridge, CB3 8AQ (tel. 01954 280217), or from the website at Applications, including a covering letter, completed form PD18 (parts I and III), curriculum vitae, and the names of two referees, should be sent to Carole Dougan at the above address by 7 July 2006.

Other University Offices

Senior Computer Officer (Network Major Projects Manager) in the University Computing Service

The University Computing Service (UCS) provides central academic Information Technology services and IT infrastructure for both the academic and administrative activities of the University of Cambridge. These services are crucial to the success and reputation of the University. The UCS is responsible for the development, delivery, and support of core technology and systems (communication, storage, computers, and corporate systems) to staff and students.

A data networking expert with extensive project and staff management experience is required to lead the following major projects: the development of the University's data network to support the conversion of the University's analogue telephone network to Voice-over-IP; and the expansion of the University's data network by means of an injection of up to £1m of SRIF3 funding. The successful candidate will lead the planning and implementation of these and other major projects, working as a deputy alongside the Network Systems Manager. With a degree or equivalent qualification, the candidate will have a minimum of five years' recent experience in IP network service delivery and a minimum of five years' experience of team management. The candidate's technical knowledge and experience should be at least to the level required for CCIE certification.

This is a permanent appointment at the Senior Computer Officer grade, subject to nine months' satisfactory probation period, on a salary scale of £45,417 to £47,978 (under review), with initial salary depending on experience. The University offers many benefits to its staff including a final-salary pension scheme (USS), a variety of facilities and services, and opportunities for training and career development.

Further particulars and an application form are available from the Director, University of Cambridge Computing Service, New Museums Site, Pembroke Street, Cambridge, CB2 3QH (e-mail, or on the University website at The closing date for applications is 28 July 2006. It is intended that interviews will be held during the week beginning 14 August.

Administrative Officer, Grade II, in the Academic Division of the University Offices (Education Section)

Applications are invited for the post of Administrative Officer, Grade II, in the Education Section: the part of the University's central administration with responsibility for the implementation of the University's educational policies and procedures. The post-holder will work with the members of the Section in supporting the University's procedures for the quality of learning, teaching, and assessment. He or she will be a core member of a small team and will assist with other activities within the Section.

The post will have as its central duties: (a) the monitoring and publication of teaching quality information; (b) the dissemination of good practice in learning and teaching; (c) supporting certain University institutions in specific areas of teaching provision; and (d) the monitoring and oversight of the Section's engagement with professional, statutory, and regulatory bodies. Candidates should be educated to degree level (or equivalent) with experience of working in administration, preferably in higher education. Good communication and IT skills, and the ability to work to tight deadlines are essential; an understanding of the University's educational provision and a working knowledge of national quality assurance issues are desirable.

Appointment will be to the retiring age subject to the satisfactory completion of a probationary period. The pensionable scale of stipends for an Administrative Officer, Grade II is currently £23,182 to £30,002 a year

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Matthew Russell (tel. 01223 332982, e-mail Further particulars may be obtained from, or from the Academic Secretary, University Offices, the Old Schools, Cambridge, CB2 1TT (tel. 01223 765028, e-mail Applications consisting of a letter, a curriculum vitae, and a completed form PD18 including details of two referees (who may be consulted before interview) should be sent to the Academic Secretary by 20 July 2006. Interviews will be held in early August.