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No 6217

Wednesday 9 March 2011

Vol cxli No 21

pp. 585–608

Vacancies, appointments, etc.

Vacancies 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

Two University Lectureships in Sociology

Salary: £36,862–£46,696 a year.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for two University Lectureships in Sociology from 1 October 2011. The Department of Sociology wishes to appoint two research-active sociologists to these posts. The field of expertise is open, but there are particular teaching needs in the areas of political/economic sociology and the sociology of media/culture. Those appointed will be required to have a strong publication record of international standing. Lecturers are expected to raise research grants and make a substantial contribution to the undergraduate and graduate teaching in the Department.

Further information about the Department and the Faculty can be found at and Informal enquiries may be addressed to Jacqueline Scott (email, tel. 01223 335610).

Applications should be sent to Dr Mary Griffin (email, Faculty of Politics, Psychology, Sociology, and International Studies, University of Cambridge, Free School Lane, Cambridge, CB2 3RQ, to reach her by Monday, 4 April 2011. Applications should include a personal statement, a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, and a signed and completed copy of parts 1 and 3 of the CHRIS/6 form, which may be downloaded from Applicants should also arrange for three referees to send references directly to Dr Griffin on their behalf by the same date, enclosing a completed data protection form.

Candidates are asked to identify two pieces of work they would like the Appointments Committee to read, if possible sending electronic copies to Dr Mary Griffin or providing web addresses. Interviews for short-listed applicants will be on 26 and 27 April 2011.

For further information about the job, please go to the job opportunities link at

Quote reference: ZZ07886.

Fixed-Term University Lectureship in Industrial Systems and Human Resource Management in the Department of Engineering (Manufacturing and Management Division)

Salary: £36,862–£46,696 a year.

Limit of tenure: 1 June 2011 to 31 May 2014.

Applications are invited for a Fixed-Term Lectureship in Industrial Systems and Human Resource Management. The successful candidate will take up appointment on 1 June 2011 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Candidates will have significant expertise in industrial engineering, manufacturing system design, or human resource management. The role requires the ability to teach courses in those areas. Candidates should have a proven record of scholarship and research, and will be expected to conduct research and to contribute directly to the teaching of the Manufacturing and Management Division. The successful candidate will have responsibilities in teaching human resources and industrial engineering, and possibly other teaching duties.

Applications should be sent to the Secretary of Department (Admin and HR), Department of Engineering, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1PZ (tel. +44 (0)1223 332615, fax +44 (0)1223 766364, email and should include a completed form CHRIS/6, parts 1 and 3, a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, and a two-page statement of research interests and future plans.

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Ian Hutchings (email, and further information can be found at

Quote reference: NA07895; closing date: 4 April 2011.

Two-year Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in Climate Change, Property, and Sustainability

Salary: £27,428–£35,788 a year.

Applications are invited for a two-year Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in climate change, property, and sustainability, available from 1 June 2011. This post presents an excellent opportunity for an outstanding early career researcher to gain substantial research and teaching experience within two leading Departments.

The post is a joint appointment between the Departments of Land Economy and Architecture in the University of Cambridge. The person appointed will contribute to teaching, especially at the postgraduate level, and undertake research on some aspect of climate change, property, and urban planning and development. Applicants should have completed a Ph.D. Degree in a relevant area within a social science discipline. A record of publication in international peer-reviewed journals and/or university-level teaching would be an advantage.

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Ian Hodge (email, tel. +44 (0)1223 337134) or Professor Koen Steemers (email, tel. +44 (0)1223 760111). Further particulars and other information on the Department of Land Economy are available from the Department’s website at Information on the Department of Architecture is available at

Applications, consisting of a CHRIS/6 form, a curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, a list of publications, and the names of three referees, should be sent to Ms Marina Ballard, Administrative Officer, Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge, 19 Silver Street, Cambridge, CB3 9EP (email, to arrive no later than 5 p.m. on 31 March 2011.

Quote reference: JP07876.

Interview date(s): week commencing 18 April 2011.