Until Vice-Chancellor (ex offico) Chairman of the General Board (ex officio) Professor M.M. Bowie, FBA MT 1996 Sir Keith Thomas, PBA (President, Corpus Christi College) MT 1996 Professor Sir David Weatherall, FRS MT 1996 Professor J.M. Brady, F.Eng. MT 1997 Professor T. Smiley, FBA MT 1997 Professor J.T. Stuart, FRS MT 1997 Dr A.B. Atkinson, FBA (Warden, Nuffield College) MT 1998 Professor M.A. Boden, FBA MT 1998 Professor A.E. Morpurgo Davies, FBA MT 1998 Professor R.A. Cowley, FRS MT 1999 Professor A.M. Hudson, FBA MT 1999 Professor G.K. Radda, FRS MT 1999It will be the first task of this committee to make decisions on the new applications for the conferment of the title of reader or professor under the new scheme for the recognition of distinction.
The value of the prize will be £500. The examiners have power to award the sum of at least £200 to the proxime accessit if, and only if, they would have judged him or her worthy of the prize had there not been a better candidate.
The examination will be open to members of the University who either:
(a) have passed all the examinations requisite for the Degree of Bachelor of Arts of the University, provided that they may not take the examinations later than the tenth term from that in which they completed the said examinations; or
(b) are working for, or have obtained, postgraduate degrees of the University, but are not included under (a), except that they may not take the examination later than the tenth term from their matriculation.
The prize may not be awarded twice to the same person.
The following papers will be set:
1 Philosophical questions, including questions in logic, metaphysics, epistemology, philosophy of mind, and philosophy of psychology.
Candidates must send in their names by letter to the Head Clerk, University Offices, Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JD, on or before Monday, 28 October 1996.
Note: this notice replaces that given in the Scholarships and Prizes Supplement (Supplement (1) to No. 4375, 9 October 1995), p. 160.
Applicants should have a doctorate in social anthropology or the sociology of development. Research interest in gender, previous teaching experience, and experience of development agencies in a field context would be advantageous.
The post will be on the University's departmental lecturers' scale, £14,317£18,294 per annum.
Applications, including a full curriculum vitae and the names of two referees, should be sent to the Administrator, Queen Elizabeth House, 21 St Giles', Oxford OX1 2LA (telephone: Oxford (2)73599), from whom further particulars may be obtained. The closing date for applications is 15 January.
This is a very responsible job, requiring high standards of administrative competence, and the ability of the postholder to act on his/her own initiative and to take responsible decisions. A good working knowledge of Spanish is highly desirable. Knowledge of the University and its procedures would be valuable. There will be some flexibility as to the hours worked between term-time and vacation.
The salary will be on the scale £13,770£16,410 (pro rata).
Applications, together with a full curriculum vitae and the names and addresses of two referees, should be sent to the Secretary, the Latin American Centre, St Antony's College, Oxford OX2 6JF, by 1 January.
Applications, including a detailed curriculum vitae and the names and addresses of two referees, should be sent to the Secretary, the Latin American Centre, St Antony's College, Oxford OX2 6JF, by Friday, 5 January.
The post will be for three years in the first instance, subject to review.
Further details may be obtained from the Administrator, Modern History Faculty, Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3BD (telephone: Oxford (2)77253), to whom applications, with a detailed curriculum vitae, should be sent by Monday, 8 January. Applicants should arrange for two referees to supply confidential references by the same date.
The Oxford branch of the AUT is open for membership to university and college employees, whether academic or academic-related. It has over 900 members. It is the official body with which the University discusses priorities and problems bearing on education and research, and negotiates solutions to them. Discussions between the Oxford AUT and university officers occur formally once per term at a meeting of a Joint Consultative Committee, but there are many other informal meetings to discuss particular problems, including those affecting the conditions of employment of academic and academic-related staff, such as the `waiver clause' for those employed on contract grants. The local AUT also provides confidential advice on problems relating to terms and conditions of employment.
Application for membership and other enquiries can be made to Mrs Anne Hendry, Administrative Secretary, Oxford AUT, New Barnett House, 28 Little Clarendon Street, Oxford OX1 2HY (telephone and fax: (2)70418, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org) (9.30 a.m.--3 p.m., Monday--Friday).
Enquiries may also be directed to the following: Kit Bailey (Honorary Secretary), Department of Plant Sciences (telephone: (2)75090); Denis O'Driscoll, Department of Biochemistry (telephone: (2)75260); Arthur Marsh (Personal Cases), St Edmund Hall (telephone: (2)74170).
General meetings of the Oxford AUT take place on Tuesday of third week in each term. The Hilary Term meeting will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, 30 January, in Blackhall, Queen Elizabeth House, 21 St Giles'.