Colleges, Halls, and Societies

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OBITUARIES

St Hilda's College

MOLLIE CHAPPELL, BA, 5 April 1997; commoner 1965–8. Aged 39.

VICKY LYNN STEPHENSON (née Harradine), BA, 19 April 1994; commoner 1975–8. Aged 36.

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St Hugh's College

JENNIFER JANET BAR (née Heilpern), 1 March 1997; commoner 1964–7. Aged 47.

CONSTANCE MARY HILLS (née Exley), 31 October 1996; commoner 1932–5. Aged 84.

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ELECTIONS

Merton College

To an Exhibition:

MISS N.A. MORLEY, formerly of Castell Alun High School, Wrexham

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Nuffield College

To an Official Fellowship:

DR MARK ARMSTRONG, D.PHIL., Professor of Economic Policy, University of Southampton

To Prize Research Fellowships:

LIAM BRUNT, BA, Nuffield College

BEN COOPER (BA Cambridge), Wolfson College

IVAN ERMAKOFF (DEA EHESS, Paris), University of Chicago

MS SUSANNAH MORRIS (B.SC. LSE), Nuffield College

RICHARD O'LEARY (BA Dublin), Nuffield College

ADAM SHEINGATE (MA Yale), Yale University

To a Professorial Fellowship (in association with the John M. Olin Visiting Professorship in American Government 1997–8):

PROFESSOR NELSON POLSBY (PH.D. Yale), University of California, Berkeley

To a Professorial Fellowship (in association with the John M. Olin Visiting Professorship in American Government 1998–9):

PROFESSOR CHARLES JONES (PH.D. Wisconsin), University of Wisconsin–Madison

To a Norman Chester Senior Research Fellowship:

PROFESSOR MARY MORGAN (PH.D. LSE), Reader in the History of Economics, LSE

To Associate Membership:

DR NAN DIRK DE GRAAF (PH.D. Utrecht), University of Nijmegen

PROFESSOR JAMES PISCATORI, Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies

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NOTICES

Lady Margaret Hall

Appointment of a Junior Dean

Lady Margaret Hall proposes to appoint a second 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. He or she will receive accommodation in college with a 75 per cent rent subsidy (£1,872 per annum with effect from 1 October 1997) and a stipend of £700 per annum and will be entitled to limited senior common room rights. The Junior Deans assist the Dean in the performance of his duties. Applicants must be graduates and members of the University, and it is expected that they will be pursuing advanced study or research.

Further particulars may be obtained from the Treasurer's Secretary, Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford OX2 6QA (telephone: Oxford (2)74323). Applications, including a full curriculum vitae and an outline of current or proposed academic work, should reach the Dean as soon as possible, and in any case by Friday, 30 May. Applicants should give the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of two referees and arrange for their referees to write direct to the Dean by 30 May. One of the referees must be the applicant's university supervisor. Interviews will be held on Friday, 6 June.

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Appointment of part-time Computing Officer

A part-time Computing Officer is required to provide technical IT and network support for the college. Responsibilities include user support for Microsoft, WordPerfect, and Internet applications, as well as maintenance of a Novell server and other hardware. The post is for 22H hours per week. Immediate start date preferred, but in any event no later than 23 June 1997. Salary in the range £14,788–£16,642, pro rata. Further particulars are available from the Treasurer's Secretary, Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford OX2 6QA, to whom applications, including a curriculum vitae and the names of two referees, should be sent no later than Friday, 30 May. Interviews will be held in the week commencing 2 June.

Lady Margaret Hall is an equal opportunities employer.

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Lincoln College

Appointment of Bursary Secretary/Administrator

There is a vacancy for a full-time Bursary Secretary/Administrator. The duties are varied but will include secretarial support for the College Accountant and Land Agent as well as personal assistant in the Bursary. The appointment is temporary in the first instance but may become permanent after a probationary period. The person appointed should have sound secretarial and keyboard skills including audio. A knowledge of Windows 95, Word, and WordPerfect 5.1 would be an advantage. The salary will depend on experience and qualifications but will be within the range of grades 4 and 5 of the university library and clerical scale. Further information may be obtained by telephoning the Steward (Oxford (2)79815).

Applications in writing, together with a full curriculum vitae and the names of two referees, should be sent to the College Secretary, Lincoln College, Oxford OX1 3DR, by Friday, 30 May.

Lincoln College is an equal opportunities employer.

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Magdalen College

Visiting Fellowships

Magdalen College proposes to elect a Visiting Fellow or Fellows for the academic year 1998–9. In addition, a Robert S. Campbell Visiting Fellow may be elected for research in law, especially commercial or competition law.

A Visiting Fellowship is intended to offer an established scholar, either from abroad or from the United Kingdom, an opportunity to pursue his or her own study and research as a member of the college.

Further details and an application form may be obtained from the Administrative Secretary, Magdalen College, Oxford OX1 4AU (telephone: Oxford (2)76060, e-mail: elizabeth.martin@magd.ox.ac.uk). Completed forms must be returned not later than 22 January 1998.

Magdalen College is committed to equal opportunities.

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Nuffield College

Appointment of Information Systems Manager

Nuffield College, a graduate college and a leading centre for research in the social sciences, wishes to appoint an experienced support specialist to maintain and develop its extensive computing and information systems based on an NT server and workstations.

The responsibilities of this post will include: support and development of the use of information systems and electronic media in college; installation and configuration of new equipment and software; familiarisation of staff, students, and visitors with the college facilities; supervision of other support staff employed by the college; purchasing strategy.

This is a full-time post, but the college would consider flexible working arrangements which could include job share. Applicants should be self-starters with good interpersonal skills and the ability to identify and solve problems. The post is likely to appeal to someone who has developed good hands-on experience and is now ready to develop wider systems and management skills.

This is an exciting opportunity to head a small department and build on its existing high standards. In return, the college offers a competitive remuneration package appropriate to the successful applicant's experience and knowledge, together with the benefits of working in a friendly, progressive college at the centre of the University of Oxford.

Informal inquiries should be directed to Dr David Firth (telephone: Oxford (2)78544, e-mail: david.firth@nuf.ox. ac.uk). Application forms and further particulars are available from the Bursar's Secretary, Nuffield College, Oxford OX1 1NF. The closing date for completed applications is 4 June.

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Appointment of Fellows' Secretary

Nuffield College wishes to appoint a secretary who will support a number of college fellows, who are typically engaged in research in the social sciences. The position requires current aptitude with shorthand and word- processing based on the MS Office suite. Familiarity with e-mail and the Internet would also be an advantage.

This is a permanent post which offers a contributory pension scheme and the benefits of working in a progressive college committed to personal development. Salary to £13,349.

Application forms and further particulars are available from the Chief Secretary, Nuffield College, Oxford OX1 1NF (telephone: Oxford (2)78554, e-mail: maureen.baker@ nuf.ox.ac.uk). The closing date for completed applications is 30 May.

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St Antony's College

The Domestic Bursarship

St Antony's College seeks a Domestic Bursar to serve as manager of its support services, especially property, catering, and conference activity, and hopes to make an appointment at an early date. The post is full-time, with assistance provided by a Chef, Steward, Housekeeper, Maintenance Supervisor, and Head Porter. The salary is c.£24,000 per annum, plus certain benefits and allowances. Further particulars are available from the Warden's Secretary, St Antony's College, Oxford OX2 6JF (telephone: Oxford (2)84717, fax: 512323). The closing date for applications is 6 June.

St Antony's College is an equal opportunities employer.

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St Catherine's College

Stipendiary Lecturership in Pure Mathematics

St Catherine's College proposes to appoint a Stipendiary Lecturer in Pure Mathematics for the academic year 1997–8 in the first instance, with the possibility of extension for a further year.

The lecturer will be required to teach in tutorials and classes, for nine hours per week on average in the eight weeks of each full term. Depending on the outcome of an ongoing exercise to fill a vacant tutorial fellowship, an additional commitment of three hours per week may be needed. In addition, he or she will be expected to play a full role in the running of Honour Schools involving Mathematics, including participating in the admissions process, setting and marking college examinations, and the pastoral care of undergraduates. An appointment at the twelve-hour level would entail overall responsibility for the subject.

The lecturer will be expected to teach across a broad range of topics for the First and Second Public Examinations in the degree courses at Oxford involving mathematics, including all pure mathematics courses in the first year and most of those in the second year. He or she will also be expected to provide some revision classes or tutorials for third and fourth year students.

A teaching room will be provided. The lecturer will be a member of the senior common room and will receive five meals per week, free of charge, during full term. The stipend for 1997–8 will be £11,394 at the nine-hour level and £15,192 at the twelve-hour level and will be pensionable.

Applications should be addressed to the Senior Tutor, St Catherine's College, Oxford OX1 3UJ, to whom informal enquiries can also be directed. Applicants should include a curriculum vitae, an indication of areas of teaching expertise, and the names of two referees, whom the applicant should ask to write directly to the Senior Tutor.

Applications and references must arrive by Friday, 13 June. Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed during the week beginning 23 June.

The college is an equal opportunities employer.

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St John's College

Research Fellowship in the Sciences and Mathematics

St John's College intends to elect two non-stipendiary Research Fellows in Sciences (including Clinical Medicine) and Mathematics. The fellowships are open to individuals who hold in their own right a fixed-term senior research fellowship having an initial duration of appointment of not less than five years. Examples of such associated fellowships are Royal Society University Research Fellowships or Senior Fellowships from Research Councils or the Wellcome Trust. There are no preferences as to sub-ject area and there is no obligation to teach for the college. The Research Fellowships are available for up to five years (or until the end of the associated senior fellowship, if earlier) and carry full dining rights, membership of the SCR, access to college facilities (except room in college) but not membership of the governing body. Individuals who have applied on previous occasions are welcome to reapply.

Applications (including a curriculum vitae and names and addresses of three referees) should be made in writing to the Senior Tutor, St John's College, Oxford OX1 3JP, by 14 June.

The college operates a policy of equal opportunities.

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St Peter's College

College Lecturership in Modern History Since 1800

Applications are invited for a temporary college lecturership in Modern History Since 1800 for Michaelmas and Hilary Terms 1997–8. The lecturer will be expected to give five hours of tutorials in each week of the two terms. Applicants should be able to teach modern British History (for the British History III paper) and one or more of the papers in General History for the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The lecturer will also be expected to assist in the teaching of Comparative History and Historiography in the Final Honour School, and to take a role in the admission of undergraduates in December 1997.

Applications should include a full curriculum vitae and should specify which papers candidates are able to teach for Honour Moderations and the Final Honour School. They should be sent by Friday, 13 June, to the College Secretary, St Peter's College, Oxford OX1 2DL, from whom further particulars may be obtained. Applicants should request two referees to send references direct to the college by that date. It is expected that interviews will be held in the last week of June.

St Peter's College is an equal opportunities employer.

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Trinity College

Appointment of a Tutorial Secretary

An adaptable secretary is required for the College Office to assist the Academic Administrator and provide administrative support for the Senior Tutor and Fellows. Experience of Windows-based programmes essential. Salary on the university clerical scale, grade 4, £12,240–£14,169 per annum. This is a full-time position but reduced hours in the school holidays might be considered. Further particulars are available from the Academic Administrator, Trinity College, Oxford OX1 3BH (telephone: Oxford (2)79910), to whom applications should be sent by Monday, 2 June.

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Wadham College

Appointment of Computer Manager

Applications are invited for this newly established full-time post.

The Computer Manager will be responsible for the administration, maintenance, and development of the computing facilities throughout the college. Experience in the management of client–server PC networks would be an advantage.

The salary will be on a scale ranging from £15,159 to £18,494, depending on age and experience. The college aims to fill the post by 1 September 1997 at the latest, although an earlier start date may be agreed if that is appropriate. The post will be offered for a period of three years initially, with the possibility of renewal for a further two years.

Further particulars may be obtained from the Domestic Bursar's Secretary, Wadham College, Oxford OX1 3PN (telephone: Oxford (2)77963, e-mail: susan.clarkson@ wadh.ox.ac.uk), to whom applications should be sent with the names of two referees by 2 June.