Colleges, Halls, and Societies

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    OBITUARIES

    Lincoln College

    DAVID JOHN BERRY, November 1996; commoner 1956–9. Aged 61.

    T.D.F. GRIFFITHS, 1984; commoner 1932–5.

    MAJOR THOMAS IAN HARDIE, January 1997; graduate commoner 1961–2. Aged 72.

    SEISHI KUWABARA, 24 April 1996; graduate commoner 1964–9. Aged 69.

    THOMAS BROOKING SNELL, 1996; commoner 1930–7. Aged 85.

    ROBERT PHILIP SOLBE, 31 March 1997; commoner 1959–62. Aged 58.

    JOHN ROBIN NEALE THOMPSON, 1996; commoner 1955–8. Aged 61.

    ROBERT JOHN SPAULS THOMPSON, 30 March 1997; commoner 1928–32. Aged 87.

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    St Anne's College

    MRS ADELINE WHITEHEAD (née Rumball); member of the Society of Oxford Home-Students 1929–32. Aged 89.

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    St Edmund Hall

    DR CHRISTOPHER JOHN HELPS STAREY, FRCGP, 5 February 1997; commoner 1938–44. Aged 77.

    THE REVD ROBERT GUY PUSEY, MA, 3 April 1997; commoner 1933–6. Aged 88.

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    St Hilda's College

    MRS DOROTHY JUNE GILLESPIE (née Morley), MA, 24 March 1997; commoner 1936–9. Aged 78.

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    ELECTIONS

    Hertford College

    To Honorary Fellowships:

    PROFESSOR MAX COWAN, MD, PH.D., FRS

    SIR BRUCE PATTULLO, CBE, KT.

    BARONESS MARY WARNOCK, DBE

    GENERAL SIR ROGER WHEELER, CGB, CBE, ADC

    To Emeritus Fellowships:

    PROFESSOR RAINER W. GUILLERY, FRS

    DR E. ANNE HOLMES

    DR GARTH BARTON ROBINSON

    MR JOHN ROBERT TORRANCE

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    Linacre College

    To an Honorary Fellowship (from 1 April 1997):

    FRENE GINWALA, D.PHIL., Speaker of the National Assembly, Parliament of the Republic of South Africa

    To EPA Cephalosporin Junior Research Fellowships (from 1 October 1997):

    M.T. O'LEARY (B.SC., BVMS, PH.D., DIP.R.C.PATH.), MRCVS

    A.L.R. THOMAS, MA (PH.D. London)

    S.J. WARD, D.PHIL. (B.SC. London)

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    To Junior Research Fellowships (from 1 October 1997):

    G. BRYANT (M.PHIL. Cambridge)

    E.A. GAFFNEY (BA, PH.D. Cambridge)

    B. MEHLIG (PH.D. Max Planck Institute)

    T.P. ROBINSON, BA (PH.D. Reading)

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    Lincoln College

    To Senior Scholarships:

    COLIN ANTHONY MARSH, Merton College

    JEREMY RICHARD OSBORN, Lincoln College

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    Merton College

    To Visiting Research Fellowships:

    PROFESSOR VLADIMIR NADOLINNY, Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, Novosobirsk, Russia (HT 1998)

    DR GEOFFREY WHITTLE, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand (MT 1998)

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    To Postmasterships:

    J.R. ARNOLD, formerly of Winchester College

    P.W. LONG, formerly of Worth School

    J.B. MILLS, formerly of Winchester College

    R.H. WALTERS, formerly of Weston Favell Upper School, Northampton

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    To an Exhibition:

    G.A. MCGREGOR, formerly of Lady Lumley's School, Pickering

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    St Catherine's College

    To a David Blank Scholarship:

    DEEPSHIKA GUPTA, formerly of the United World College of South East Asia, Singapore

    To a College Scholarship:

    SIMON LYONS, formerly of the City of London School

    To an Exhibition:

    KEVIN LORIMER, formerly of Barton Peveril College, Eastleigh

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    Trinity College

    To a Fellowship by Special Election (with effect from 1 August 1997) and the Estates Bursarship (with effect from 1 October 1997):

    JOHN REID MARTYN (BA Exeter), Group Finance Director, Dalgety PLC

    To the James and George Whitehead Travelling Studentship:

    RICHARD ANDREW PAWLOWSKI, formerly of Bristol Grammar School

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    Worcester College

    To an Official Tutorial Fellowship in French Language and Literature (with effect from 1 October 1997):

    KATE ELIZABETH TUNSTALL (MA, M.PHIL. Cambridge)

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    PRIZES

    Trinity College

    Lady Astbury Memorial Prize:

    XANTHE LAURA CRADDOCK

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    Richard Hillary Prize:

    JENNIFER LEIGH LAND

    ROYCE BANDARA MAHAWATTE

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    NOTICES

    Balliol College

    Six-hour Lecturership in Inorganic Chemistry

    The college proposes, if a suitable candidate applies, to appoint a six-hour Lecturer in Inorganic Chemistry for Michaelmas Term 1997 and Hilary Term 1998. Ability to teach the range of subjects required for the Final Honours papers Inorganic Chemistry 1 and 2 and Advanced Inorganic Chemistry is essential. The lecturer will be expected to teach up to six hours a week and will receive, in addition to the normal rates for tuition, a retainer and certain common room rights.

    Applicants should provide a curriculum vitae and should indicate which options they would be willing to teach. They should give the names of two referees whom they should ask to write directly to the Senior Tutor. Applications and references must reach the Senior Tutor, Balliol College, Oxford OX1 3BJ by Saturday, 7 June.

    Balliol College is an equal opportunities employer.

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    Brasenose College

    Michael Woods Senior Scholarship in Philosophy

    The college proposes to offer one Michael Woods Scholarship in Philosophy from October 1997. The scholarship is offered for one year, renewable for a period of one further year. The value of the scholarship is currently £1,400 per annum, with limited dining rights at high table and college accommodation in the new graduate annexe at St Cross for the first year of the scholarship.

    Candidates must be under the age of twenty-seven and graduates of a university or other institution of equivalent standing, or to be expected to graduate by 1 October 1997. Candidates must be registered for a B.Phil. or D.Phil. in Philosophy at Oxford University, or undertake so to register.

    Application forms and further details can be obtained from the Tutor for Graduates, Brasenose College, Oxford OX1 4AJ (telephone: Oxford (2)77823). The closing date for applications is Friday, 6 June

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    Exeter College

    Appointment of Junior Dean

    Exeter College proposes to appoint a Junior Dean for a period of one year, from 1 October 1997, with the possibility of renewal for a second year. The Junior Dean will be required to reside in college, free of charge, and will also receive free meals at high table and a stipend (under review) of £1,277 per annum, which will be additional to any other income which the appointee may receive. The Junior Dean will assist the Sub-Rector and other college officers in the smooth running of the college. The person appointed will be required to undertake disciplinary and pastoral duties under the direction of the Sub-Rector. He or she will have particular responsibiblity for these aspects of college life in the evenings, at weekends, and at other times when the Sub-Rector is absent. The Junior Dean is expected to assist the Sub-Rector when cases arise involving medical or legal authorities. The work involves liaison with officers of the middle and junior common rooms, and attendance at those college committees which are most involved in relations with junior members.

    Applicants must be graduates, and it is expected that they will be pursuing advanced study or research. Applications, including a full curriculum vitae and an outline of the academic work which the applicant proposes to undertake, should reach the Rector, Exeter College, Oxford OX1 3DP, by Monday, 19 May. Applicants should inform the Rector of the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three referees, and arrange for their referees to write direct to the Rector by 19 May.

    Interviews will be held on Wednesday, 21 May. If the applicant is a registered graduate student, one of the referees must be the applicant's university supervisor.

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    St Edmund Hall

    Official Tutorial Fellowship in English

    The college proposes to appoint, with effect from 1 October 1997, or such later date as may be agreed, to an Official Tutorial Fellowship in English. The appointment is tenable in conjunction with a University Lecturership (CUF) associated with a Times Lecturership in the English Language. Applications are invited from men or women specialising in Medieval and Renaissance Literature. A note of futher particulars may be obtained from the Principal's Secretary, St Edmund Hall, Oxford OX1 4AR, to whom completed applications should be sent by 2 June.

    St Edmund Hall is an equal opportunities employer.

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    St Hilda's College

    Stipendiary Lecturership in Engineering

    The college proposes to appoint a Stipendiary Lecturer to teach up to six hours a week in Engineering for one year from 1 October 1997. Applicants should be able to teach a range of subjects for Part I of the Final Honour School of Engineering. The principal need is for teaching in at least two of the following areas: Thermodynamics and Fluid Mechanics, Mechanical and Electrical Properties of Materials, Control and Digital Systems, Electricity, and Mathematics.

    In addition, the lecturer will be required to take charge of the Engineering School at St Hilda's, including participating in the admissions process, and the pastoral care of undergraduates.

    The person appointed will be paid on the Stipendiary Lecturers' scale, at present beween £7,137 and £8,803 per annum for a six-hour lecturership. The post, which is open to both men and women, would be suitable for a postdoctoral applicant.

    Further particulars should be obtained from the College Office, St Hilda's College, Oxford OX4 1DY (telephone: Oxford (2)76815); six copies of a curriculum vitae, and a letter of application indicating which subjects candidates would be willing to teach, should then be sent to the College Secretary by 27 May.

    Applicants should also ask two referees to write directly to the Principal of St Hilda's by this date.

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    Appointment of College Officers' Secretary

    Clerical and Library Grade 4 Scale: Salary £12,240–£14,169

    The college is seeking to appoint an Administrative Secretary from 1 July 1997 (or earlier if possible). This is a permanent post, open to men or women, and is pensionable. It entails a thirty-five hour working week, and thirty-three days holiday per year, to include public holidays. Lunch will be provided free of charge. No smoking environment; free parking available.

    This is an interesting and demanding post, with a very varied work load, and would be suitable for anyone wishing to make a career in academic administration. Applicants must have well-developed organisational skills, and be prepared to show initiative and responsibility. Good A levels or their equivalent are absolutely essential; a degree might be a relevant advantage, but applicants without this qualification will equally be considered. An excellent command of English, professional clerical and typing skills, and knowledge of general office procedures are also required, and experience of Oxford college or university work is desirable.

    Applicants must have good knowledge of Word for Windows, and a working knowledge of Access database would be useful.

    The person appointed will work in the Academic Office and provide full secretarial support and administrative assistance for the College Officers. In particular he or she will work for the Tutor for Admissions, Dean of Graduates, the Dean, Senior Tutor, Vice-Principal, and the Dean of Degrees.

    Further details should be obtained from the College Office, St Hilda's College, Oxford OX4 1DY (telephone: Oxford (2)76815). A handwritten letter of application should then be sent to the College Secretary, enclosing a curriculum vitae and giving the names and addresses of two referees. The closing date for applications is Thursday, 15 May; interviews will probably be held in the week of 26 May.

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    Appointment of Bursar's Secretary

    The college has a vacancy for a Bursar's Secretary. The successful candidate will be a mature individual who can support the Bursar in his day-to-day work, including opening the post, liaising with other managers and staff in the Busary and the college as a whole, sending out agendas and accompanying papers, taking minutes at meetings, maintaining the filing system, and maintaining the personnel database. Experience of an Oxford college, Word 6 for Windows, and Access database would be an advantage. Benefits include free parking, free lunches, and pension scheme. Applicants should apply in writing, enclosing a full curriculum vitae with details of two referees (one of whom should be the applicant's current/last employer) to Mrs C. Bunce, St Hilda's College, Cowley Place, Oxford OX4 1DY. Further particulars are available—telephone Oxford (2)76809 and leave your name and address. The closing date is 16 May.

    The college is an equal opportunities employer.

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    St John's College

    Appointment of Academic Administrator and College Secretary

    The post of Academic Administrator and College Secretary is newly-created with the intention of addressing the increasing needs of the teaching and research activities of the college. The responsibiblities of the Administrator will include the supervision of the College Office staff, a wide range of academic administration related to senior and junior members and total involvement in the undergraduate admissions procedures and the induction of new students.

    Applicants should have a university degree, have proven experience and qualifications in high-level administrative and secretarial areas, together with office management, organisational, and social skills. Salary will be on the academic-related scale D31, £15,159–£22,785 (discretionary to £25,552). Annual holiday entitlement is thirty days, plus non-term-time bank holidays.

    Further details are available from the Acting College Secretary, St John's College, Oxford OX1 3JP, to whom applications, including a full curriculum vitae and the names of three referees, should be sent by the closing date, 2 June.

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    Appointment of Library Cataloguer

    Applications are invited for a two-year (in the first instance) cataloguing post. The successful candidate will convert the college library's post-1800 holdings on to OLIS and is expected to work accurately and in an organised manner. The candidate will have experience of AACR2/MARC, Library of Congress Subject Headings, downloading and matching records (training in Geac Advance can be arranged). The library includes collections in modern languages and classical literature. The post will be on the clerical and library grade C4 scale (salary £12,240–£15,467 per annum).

    Applications, with a curriculum vitae and the names and addresses of two referees, should be sent to Dr P.M.S. Hacker, St John's College, Oxford OX1 3JP, by 31 May. St John's College is an equal opportunities employer.

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    University College

    The Mastership

    The Fellows are proceeding towards electing a successor (male or female) to Professor W.J. Albery, FRS, who demits office on 30 September 1997.

    Anyone who might wish to be considered, or to make a suggestion or nomination, is invited to write in confidence to the Senior Fellow (Dr G.R. Screaton), University College, Oxford OX1 4BH, preferably by 20 May.

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