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No 6186

Wednesday 28 April 2010

Vol cxl No 27

pp. 757–788

Vacancies, Appointments, etc.

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.

Professorship of Pathology and Headship of the Department of Pathology: Notice

The Board of Electors to the Professorship of Pathology invite applications for this Professorship from scholars of international standing whose research in biomedicine is consistent with the current interests and strengths of the Department of Pathology, to take up appointment on 1 October 2011 or as soon as possible thereafter. The successful candidate would normally be expected to assume the Headship of the Department for a minimum period of five years.

Further information is available at, or contact the Academic Secretary, University Offices, The Old Schools, Cambridge, CB2 1TT (email, to whom a letter of application should be sent, together with details of current and future research plans, a curriculum vitae, a publications list, and form PD18 with details of two referees, so as to reach him no later than 24 May 2010.

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Anne Cooke (email, tel. 01223 333711).

Other vacancies in the University

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Other Post

Research Associate in Polish Studies in the Department of Slavonic Studies

Applications are invited for the post of Research Associate in the Department of Slavonic Studies working with Dr Alexander Etkind. This vacancy has arisen as a result of an award from the Newton Trust (Cambridge UK) for the collaborative research project Memory at War: Cultural Dynamics in Poland, Russia and Ukraine. Also funded by a 2009 HERA JRP grant (Humanities in the European Research Area, Joint Research Programme), this project will be based at the University of Cambridge and will be accomplished in association with the Universities of Bergen, Helsinki, Tartu, and Groningen. The project will involve multiple conferences, field trips, and publications in which the Research Associate will play a key part. The appointee will be required to hold a Ph.D. Degree and will have demonstrable interests in one or more fields covered by the project. He or she will also demonstrate a good command of Polish, a reading knowledge of Russian or Ukrainian (or an eagerness to acquire this knowledge at Cambridge), and excellent writing skills in English. The post-holder will be aiming to produce an independent monograph in a relevant area of East European Memory Studies (distinct from the doctoral dissertation), preferably by the end of 2012, in time for the 2013 REF. The Research Associate will help coordinate the large research network of the project Memory at War, and will be responsible for the Polish part of the interactive, state-of-the-art Internet database, which will be mapping memory events across the three target countries in real time. The person appointed may also be asked to contribute to the teaching within the Department.

Completed applications, including a PD18 form (available at, a cover letter, a detailed curriculum vitae, an outline (about 1,000 words) of the proposed research in contribution to the project Memory at War, a list of publications, and the names and addresses of two referees who are familiar with the candidate’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 18 May 2010. Applicants are requested to ask their referees to write directly to the Secretary of the Appointments Committee by the same date.

Applicants 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.

Due to limitations of external funds, the salary for this pensionable post will be in the range of £27,183 to £32,650 a year. The appointment will run from 1 July 2010 for 36 months, and is subject to satisfactory completion of a probationary period of six months.

Further particulars can be found at Applicants are welcome to seek further information by contacting Dr Alexander Etkind, Principal Investigator (email Please quote reference GR06527 when applying. Interview dates will be posted at