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No 6206

Wednesday 1 December 2010

Vol cxli No 10

pp. 261–288

Vacancies, appointments, etc.

Professorship of Demography: Notice

The Board of Electors to the Professorship of Demography invite applications for this Professorship from persons whose research falls within the general field of the title of the office, including both historical and contemporary aspects of demographic change. The successful candidate would be expected to take up appointment on 1 October 2011 or earlier by arrangement.

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 CHRIS/6 (parts 1 and 3 only) with details of two referees.

Informal enquiries about this Professorship may be directed to Professor Susan Owens, Head of Department, Department of Geography, Cambridge (tel. +44 (0)1223 333394 or 333393, email

Quote reference: LC07493; closing date: 28 January 2011.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

Other vacancy in the University

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 CHRIS/6) which can be downloaded from, or may be obtained in hard copy from the advertising Department or Faculty. A full list of current vacancies can be found at

University Office

Director of the Language Centre

Following the retirement of the previous post-holder, the University wishes to appoint to the above position. The vacancy offers an outstanding opportunity for a talented individual to contribute to the further development of the Language Centre.

The successful candidate will have an academic qualification in a relevant discipline (e.g. languages, language education, or applied linguistics), and experience in teaching languages. He/she must be able to demonstrate experience of successfully managing teams of professionals, the ability to formulate and implement a strategic vision of language learning and teaching, and proven ability in planning, setting budgets, and exercising financial control. Excellent oral and written communication skills, the ability to interact effectively with staff at all levels, and good IT skills are also essential.

The appointment will be subject to the Statutes and Ordinances of the University and will be subject to the satisfactory completion of a probationary period of nine months. The salary will be on the scale of £64,379 to £76,873 a year (grade 12), with the place on appointment determined according to qualifications and experience.

Further particulars may be downloaded from the Centre’s website (, or obtained from the Secretary to the Appointments Committee, Mrs V. Bennett, (tel. 01223 765788, email

Applications should consist of a cover letter outlining relevant experience and future ambitions for the Centre, and a curriculum vitae, accompanied by a completed CHRIS/6 form (parts 1, 2, and 3, with details of two referees). They should be sent to Mrs V. R. Bennett, the Secretary of the Appointments Committee, preferably electronically, at, or to the School of Arts and Humanities Office, 17 Mill Lane, Cambridge, CB2 1RX, so as to reach her no later than Tuesday, 4 January 2011.

Informal enquiries about the post may be directed to Professor Peter McNaughton, Chair of the Management Committee of the Language Centre (email

Quote reference: VD07486. Interview date(s): late February/early March 2011.