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Post-doctoral Fellowship (two posts)

International Education and Development

Salary: £28,132 - £36,661 per annum, (pro rata for a part-time post)

The Faculty of Education at the University of Cambridge (http://www.educ.cam.ac.uk/) is a leading international centre for educational research and teacher development in central Cambridge. Applications are invited for two post-doctoral fellowships, tenable full- or part-time (0.6 fte minimum), and available for up to 24 months starting as soon as possible. The Fellowships will be working with academics in the faculty using quantitative methods to investigate a range of policy issues related to international education and development (primarily in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia).

You will be expected to work on a variety of research projects led by Professor Pauline Rose, using quantitative methods primarily drawing on existing household survey and learning assessment datasets with the possibility of also working with finance data. The work will also involve supporting the development of publications and research bids.

Fuller details of post responsibilities and person specifications are provided in the further particulars. You will require a PhD in a relevant area, with experience of using quantitative methods on large scale data sets.

Informal enquiries should be made to Professor Pauline Rose on pmr43@cam.ac.uk

The closing date for applications is 12 May 2014.

To apply online for this vacancy, please go to the University's Web Recruitment System(http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/3691/), where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Please quote reference JR03156 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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

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Courses Administrator

Salary: £20,972-£24,289 per annum

The Faculty of Education is looking for someone to work in the Higher Degrees and Practitioner Professional Development office following the secondment of the current postholder. You will provide support in all aspects of administration, undertaking a wide variety of tasks covering admissions, data management, committee support, assessment and examination and publicity, and you will provide support to academic staff and students.

If you can demonstrate the ability to work independently, as well as part of a team, with a flexible and adaptable approach to work, strong organisational skills, and an eye for detail and accuracy, then we'd like to hear from you.

To apply online for this vacancy, please go to the University's Web Recruitment System (http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/3725/), where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

For informal enquiries about the post, please contact Freya Villis (fv221@cam.ac.uk)

Fixed-term: 31 October 2014

Closing date for receipt of applications: 25 April 2014