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OBITUARIES

St Edmund Hall

GUTHRIE HARVEY HALLSMITH, MA, 10 April 1997; commoner 1950–3. Aged 65.

THE REVD DR JOHN NORMAN DAVIDSON KELLY, 31 March 1997; Principal 1951–79, Honorary Fellow 1979–97. Aged 87.

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MEMORIAL SERVICE

Hertford College, St John's College, and Worcester College

Amended notice

The Memorial Service for DAVID MITCHELL will now be held at St Barnabas Church, Jericho, at 2.30 p.m. on Saturday, 10 May.

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ELECTION

Green College

To a SmithKline Beecham Research Fellowship in Neuropsychobiology:

MARTIN JAMES ELLIOTT, BA, D.PHIL. (BA Cambridge)

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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

Fixed-term Teaching Fellowship in Law

The college wishes to appoint a Supernumerary Teaching Fellow in Law with effect from 1 October 1997, or as soon as possible thereafter. The duties and rewards of the post have been tailored to suit someone with approximately half-time commitments elsewhere. The person appointed will be expected to teach up to six hours per week for the college during full term and to play an active part in the organisation and development of legal studies in the college. The appointment will be for a fixed period of three years, potentially renewable for a further two years. The college requires teaching in a range of subjects, but has a particular need for teaching in European Community Law.

Applications should be sent to the Senior Tutor, Brasenose College, Oxford OX1 4AJ, by Friday, 16 May. Applicants should ask three referees to send confidential references direct to the Senior Tutor by the same date.

Further particulars, including details of stipend and other benefits, may be obtained from the College Secretary (telephone: Oxford (2)77823). The college would welcome approaches from firms or organisations which might be interested in half-time secondment of suitably qualified and experienced lawyers. Brasenose College is an equal opportunities employer.

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Corpus Christi College

Corpus Christi Visiting Fellowship(s) 1998–9

The college proposes, if suitable candidates offer themselves, to elect to a Corpus Christi Visiting Fellowship for each term in the academic year 1998–9. The fellowship is intended for persons of high academic distinction, either from abroad or from the UK, who wish to pursue academic study and research as a member of the college. It is tenable for one, two, or three terms during the year. Preference will be given to candidates whose work is close to the academic interests of one or more fellows of the college.

A Visiting Fellow is entitled to free luncheon and dinner during all periods when the kitchen is open and to full membership of the senior common room. The college hopes to be able to provide the fellow with shared study accommodation.

Applicants should write to the President's Secretary, Corpus Christi College, Oxford OX1 4JF, before 1 November, enclosing a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a programme of work, and the names of three referees. It is their responsibility to ask their referees to send their references direct by the same date.

The college exists to promote excellence in education and research and is actively committed to the principle of equality of opportunity for all suitably qualified candidates.

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Hertford College

Appointment of a Junior Dean

The college proposes to appoint a Junior Dean for a period of one year from 15 September 1997 with the possibility of renewal for a second year. The Junior Dean will be required to live in college, free of charge, and will also be entitled to lunch free of charge in the senior common room and to one free dinner a week at high table (more, should this prove necessary).

There will also be a stipend of £750 per annum, additional to any other income which the appointee may receive. The appointee will be eligible for a modest entertainment allowance. The Junior Dean will assist the Dean and other college officers in the smooth running of the college.

Applications are limited to graduate members of the University, and should be sent to the College Secretary, Hertford College, Oxford OX1 3BW, by 28 April. Applications should include a full curriculum vitae and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of two referees. If the applicant's supervisor is not one of these, her or his consent to the application must be obtained.

Further particulars can be obtained from the College Secretary.

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Keble College and Trinity College

Joint Stipendiary Lecturership in German Language and Literature

Keble College and Trinity College jointly invite applications from men and women for a Lecturership in German Language and Literature for the academic year 1997–8. The starting date will be 1 October 1997. The successful candidate will be expected to teach an average of ten hours per week (roughly two-thirds of the time being devoted to Keble undergraduates and one-third to Trinity undergraduates).

The lecturer will be responsible for the teaching of undergraduates reading German either as a single subject, or with another Modern Language, or with Classics, English, History, or Philosophy. The lecturer will be required to teach language classes and to supervise the oral tuition offered by the German Lektor. The lecturer will also be required to offer teaching for a substantial number of literary topics from the period 1730 to the present. In addition to teaching duties, the lecturer will be expected to set and mark college examinations, to participate in admissions and in the routine administration of German in collaboration with colleagues in other languages in the two colleges, and to assist in the pastoral care of undergraduates reading German.

The post might suit someone who is about to complete or has recently completed a doctoral thesis. There is no age limit for applicants. The salary is on a scale £12,494 to £17,606. The lecturer will be offered certain dining rights in both colleges and a teaching room in Keble College.

Further details are available from the Warden's Secretary, Keble College, Oxford OX1 3PG. Letters of application should include a statement of the candidate's research interests and teaching experience and an indication of those parts of the syllabus the candidate would be willing and able to teach, as well as a curriculum vitae and the names of two referees. Candidates should ask their referees to write directly to the Warden. Letters of application and references should reach the Warden of Keble College by Monday, 12 May.

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Mansfield College

Stipendiary Lecturership in Economics

The college proposes to appoint a six-hour Stipendiary Lecturer in Economics during Dr Chawluk's tenure of a post at the University of Warsaw. The lecturership will be tenable for one year from 1 October 1997, after the expiry of which period it will not be renewable. The lecturer will be required to teach Introductory Economics to the first-year undergraduates and the Microeconomics and Macroeconomics papers for the Honour School of Philosophy, Politics, and Economics. Salary will be £6,419. USS membership is available. The post carries full senior common room dining rights. Further particulars may be obtained from the College Secretary, Mansfield College, Oxford OX1 3TF (telephone: Oxford (2)70982, fax: (2)70970), to whom applications, including a full curriculum vitae and the names and addresses of two academic referees, should be sent in triplicate by 8 May. Applicants should request their referees to send references direct to the College Secretary by the closing date.

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Appointment of a Junior Dean

The college wishes to appoint a Junior Dean, from October 1997. This is a three-year appointment.

Free accommodation and meals, senior common room membership, and an allowance of £750 per annum plus a bursary equivalent to the college graduate fee, are offered. Preference will be given to candidates with previous junior deanship or similar experience.

Any graduate wishing to apply should send a curriculum vitae in triplicate, including details of two referees, to the College Secretary, Mansfield College, Oxford OX1 3TF (telephone: Oxford (2)70982), from whom further details may be obtained. The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday, 9 May.

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Oriel College

Hayward Junior Research Fellowship

The college invites applications for a Hayward Junior Research Fellowship in the general field of medical science, tenable for a period of three years from 1 October 1997. It is intended that the fellowship will be held in conjunction with a junior appointment or a grant for research in one of the departments of this University. It is expected that the successful candidate will normally be under thirty years of age.

The fellow will receive free rooms in college or a housing allowance, and meals at the common table. Further financial arrangements will depend on the circumstances of the successful candidate. The fellow may be invited to do a limited amount of teaching for the college, in which case payment will be made at capitation rates. Further details may be obtained from the College Secretary, Oriel College, Oxford OX1 4EW. The closing date for applications will be Friday, 16 May.

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Appointment of a Dean

Applications are invited for the post of Dean from 1 October 1997. The college intends to make an appointment for one year in the first instance, with the possibility of renewal. Applicants should be engaged in academic study, and the post is particularly suitable for a graduate or postdoctoral student. It carries full membership of the senior common room, free accommodation in college, free luncheon and dinner, and a stipend of £1,320 per annum.

Applicants should write to the College Secretary not later than Monday, 12 May, enclosing a curriculum vitae (seven copies) and the names of two referees.

Applicants are asked to request their referees to send references direct to the College Secretary, Oriel College, Oxford OX1 4EW, before Monday, 12 May.

Further particulars are available upon request.

Oriel College is an equal opportunities employer.

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The Eugene Lee-Hamilton Prize 1997

The Provost and Fellows of Oriel College offer a prize of £60 for the best Petrarchan Sonnet in English submitted by an undergraduate of Oxford or Cambridge, on a subject to be chosen by the candidate. Enjambment between the eighth and ninth lines will be permitted. No candidate may submit more than one sonnet, nor may the prize be awarded more than once to the same person. The competing sonnets should be sent to the College Secretary, Oriel College, Oxford OX1 4EW, not later than Monday, 2 June. Each sonnet must be accompanied by a certificate from the Head or a Fellow of the candidate's college, stating that the candidate is an undergraduate.

The winner will have been deemed to have given permission to publish his/her sonnet in the Oriel Record.

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Pembroke College

Stipendiary Lecturership in Mechanical Engineering

Pembroke College proposes to elect a Stipendiary Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering for the academic year 1997–8 with effect from 1 October 1997. The lecturer will be expected to teach a selection of core subjects from the first, second, and third year courses, and to contribute to the general administration of the subject. The salary will be £7,077 (under review) for six hours' teaching per week on average. Further particulars are available from the Senior Tutor, Pembroke College, Oxford OX1 1DW (telephone: Oxford (2)76410, fax: (2)76418, e-mail: jackie.lewis@ pembroke.ox.ac.uk). The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday, 16 May. Candidates should submit a full curriculum vitae (six copies) and request two referees to write by the closing date directly to the Senior Tutor in support of their application. Pembroke College is an equal opportunities employer.

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St Anne's College

Stipendiary Lecturership in Psychology

Applications are invited for a six-hour Stipendiary Lecturership in Psychology from 1 October 1997. The post is available for the academic year 1997–8 in the first instance, with possible extension for the academic year 1998–9. The lecturer will be expected to tutor in one or more of the main papers in the Final Honour School of Experimental Psychology, and to co-ordinate other aspects of undergraduate teaching of Psychology in the college.

Applications consisting of a curriculum vitae (six copies) typewritten, and the names and addresses of two referees, should be sent by 9 May to the Senior Tutor's Secretary, St Anne's College, Oxford OX2 6HS.

Candidates are asked to request their referees to write directly to the Senior Tutor at the above address by 9 May. Further particulars of the post are available from the Senior Tutor's Secretary.

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