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No 6210

Wednesday 19 January 2011

Vol cxli No 14

pp. 366–424

Vacancies, appointments, etc.

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 Lecturer in the Institute of Astronomy

Salary: £36,715–£46,510 a year.

Applications are invited for a University Lectureship in Astrophysics at the Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge. The research profile of the Institute spans an extensive range of astrophysics, from exoplanet science through to theoretical and observational work in cosmology. Applications are sought from candidates in any field of astronomy that strengthens, or complements, the current research interests of the Institute. Candidates are expected to have a record of excellence in research, a commitment to teaching astrophysics at advanced undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and a willingness to contribute to the future development of the Institute.

The position is available from 1 October 2011 or as soon as possible thereafter. The appointment at University Lectureship level will be permanent, subject to a probationary period of five years.

Further information about the Institute is available at and informal enquiries may be addressed to the Director at Applications should include a full curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a statement of research plans, names and contact details of three referees, and a completed application form CHRIS/6 (only part 1 is required and is available from Applications should reach the Director’s Office, Institute of Astronomy, by email to (preferably as a PDF) by 14 February 2011.

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CRASSH Visiting Fellowships, 2011–12

The Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences, and Humanities (CRASSH) is pleased to announce that the following have been awarded Cultures and Politics of the Transregional Fellowships for the academical year 2011–12:

Michaelmas Term 2011

Dr Pieter R. Adriaens, University of Leuven

Professor Robert Aldrich, University of Sydney

Mr Claudio Aporta, Carleton University

Dr Francesco Boldizzoni, University of Turin

Professor Giuliana Giusti, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice

Lent Term 2012

Dr Lisa Hodgetts, University of Western Ontario

Professor Robert Rouse, University of British Columbia

Dr Meredith Terretta, University of Ottawa

Dr Leslie Topp, University of London

Professor Dirk Uffelmann, University of Passau

Easter Term 2012

Professor Farid Ahamed, Chittagong University

Dr Annu Jalais, Amsterdam/LSE

Professor Rachel Cowgill, Liverpool Hope University

Dr Andrew F. Jones, University of California

Dr Monica Popescu, McGill University