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General Office Receptionist (Part Time)

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on Jul 31, 2015.

We are looking to appoint a permanent General Office Receptionist from 1st October 2015 or as soon as possible from that date.

The role is key to the smooth running of the Department, and supports the wider Academic Support and HR teams in the Department. The role is responsible for the busy Reception area/General Office, which provides general services to staff and students in the Department, is the first point of contact for all (non-Hospital) visitors and tradesmen to the Department, and is a first point of contact for telephone calls from within the University and from external callers. The Department has approximately 200 members of staff, 25 Clinical Training Scholars, 250 students, 40 researchers, 20 visiting scholars, and a steady daily flow of visitors and telephone callers.

The role reports to the Senior Secretary, and is responsible for providing a proactive and professional first-line service to staff and students, and for ensuring a positive first impression and service to visitors to the Department. The role is responsible for receiving, providing information to, and giving directions to visitors and callers to the Department, for postal and courier services into and out of the Department, for providing a photocopying service and for assisting with routine HR-related tasks.

This role will suit a well organised individual with excellent communication skills who is able to deliver a high level of customer service to all visitors to the Department.

This is a part time position working 33 hours 45 minutes per week Monday to Friday.

Informal enquiries should be directed to Natalie Wills: nw366@cam.ac.uk

To find out more about the Department please visit: www.vet.cam.ac.uk

Further information about the role can be found below.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Closing date for applications: 30 August 2015

Interview date: 17 September 2015

Please quote reference PP06771 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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.

RCVS Listed and Qualified Veterinary Nurse - Theatres

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on Jul 09, 2015.

UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE

DEPARTMENT OF VETERINARY MEDICINE West Cambridge Site

Limit of tenure: Three years in the first instance

The surgical suite at the Queen's Veterinary School Hospital is a purpose built unit within a large multi discipline hospital. We have an exciting opportunity for a Qualified and Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our expanding team of theatre nurses working alongside specialists in soft tissue surgery, orthopaedics, neurology and anaesthesia. The successful applicant should have a strong interest in surgical nursing although experience in a referral hospital is not necessary as training will be provided.

You will be expected to demonstrate a willingness to be flexible and will be required to take part in an out of hours rota to meet the needs of the business.

This is a full time post working 36.5 hours a week.

Applicants should be enthusiastic, with proven ability to self motivate and must be able to work on own initiative and have the ability to communicate with individuals at both junior and senior levels within the organisation. Applicants should be able to demonstrate their ability to work as part of a team

For an informal chat about the position, please contact: Siobhan Francis on 01223 760539; e-mail: sf398@cam.ac.uk

Closing date 2nd August 2015

Interviews will be held on: 20th August 2015

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Further information about the role: click on link below To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not done so already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Please quote reference PP06554 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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.

Research Associate (Fixed Term)

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on Jul 22, 2015.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 12 months in the first instance.

Applications are invited for this exciting postdoctoral position. We require a Postdoctoral geneticist to work on identification of genes contributing to Brachycephalic Obstructive Airway Syndrome (BOAS), in short skulled dogs. The project will give the chance to identify directly genes involved in the disease including those involved in skeletal and soft tissue development as well as genes with roles in tissue reaction to overuse and in aspects of respiratory function.

It is essential that applicants should have:

-PhD in genomics or genetics

-Laboratory skills in genomics and/or genetics

-Familiarity with genetic mapping techniques in eukaryotes including Genome Wide Association Studies (GWAS)

-Some familiarity with bioinformatic analysis either in GWAS or NGS areas

And desirable to have:

-Familiarity with PLINK software and with stratification analysis of GWAS data, for example using mixed models

-Experience of next generation sequencing and sequence assembly

-Some experience of pipeline design or application

Candidates must value teamwork and collaboration, have good administrative and interpersonal skills, and high computer literacy.

Informal enquiries should be directed to Dr David Sargan (drs20@cam.ac.uk)

Please ensure that you upload your Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a covering letter in the upload section of the online application. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

Further particulars for the role and information about the Department www.vet.cam.ac.uk

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Closing date: 23 August 2015

Interviews will be held on: 02 September 2015

Please quote reference PP06665 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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.

Senior Clinical Training Scholarship in Anatomical Pathology

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on Jul 22, 2015.

SCHOLARSHIP AWARD £ 21,690 Year One

The Scholarship is available from 1 December 2015, for one year in the first instance, renewable for periods of one year up to a total of three years. It is subject to an initial monitoring period of six months, and to review on an annual basis.

The Scholarship provides an outstanding opportunity to study for a postgraduate qualification, and it is expected that the Scholar will work towards the diploma exams of the European College of Veterinary Pathologists and/or the fellowship exams of the Royal College of Pathologists.

You will receive core training at the Queen's Veterinary School Hospital diagnostic pathology laboratory. You will be trained in diagnostic gross pathology and histopathology of all common domestic species with some additional exposure to zoo animal species and laboratory animals; will participate in the small-group teaching of veterinary students; and will undertake a research project. The training programme is approved by the European College of Veterinary Pathologists (ECVP), and the Royal College of Pathologists.

Applicants must be a Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, or hold a veterinary degree qualifying them for membership. In order to comply with ECVP trainee registration requirements, the applicant must have worked or undergone training as a veterinarian in a field relevant to veterinary pathology for at least one year subsequent to graduation from veterinary school. A minimum of 12 months' experience of diagnostic pathology is desirable.

For informal discussion about the position, please contact Professor Alun Williams, 01223 337640, aw510@cam.ac.uk or Dr Fernando Constantino-Casas, fc307@cam.ac.uk

Closing date: 1 September 2015

Interview date: 14 September 2015

Application form (SCTS1) and information pack: contact Melissa Large on 01223 337055, or download from http://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/news/

Completed application form, curriculum vitae and covering letter: send to Melissa Large, Department of Veterinary Medicine, Madingley Road, Cambridge, CB3 OES, or email vetmed@hermes.cam.ac.uk

Please quote reference PP06682 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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.