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OBITUARIES

St Anne's College

MISS ELIZA CARTER; Society of Oxford Home-Students 1926–9.

MRS SHEILA NIBLETT (née Carter), OBE; Society of Oxford Home-Students 1926–9.

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St Antony's College

LEONARD GERON, D.PHIL., 16 February 1997; doctoral student 1986–92. Aged 42.

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St Hilda's College

MARGERY LOIS MARY EADY, MA by decree 31 May 1960. Aged 81.

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ELECTIONS

Merton College

To Exhibitions:

MISS A.M. BLOOM, formerly of Haberdashers' Aske's School for Girls

MISS B. CARTER, formerly of Lycée de Sèvres

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Oriel College

To a Tutorial Fellowship in Classical Languages and Literature (from 1 October 1997):

CHRISTINA S. KRAUS (BA Princeton, PH.D. Harvard)

To a Scholarship:

LUCY MELISSA TUREK WITHINGTON, formerly of Farnham College

To an Exhibition:

JAMES LANCELOT EDEN EDDIS, formerly of Eton College

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Pembroke College

Corrigendum

To a Supernumerary Fellowship:

PROFESSOR DONALD F. MCKENZIE (MA New Zealand)

Note: this notice replaces the notice of election of Professor McKenzie published in the Gazette of 13 February (p. 759).

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St Anne's College

To an Official Fellowship:

DR JONATHAN PRESTON

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St Antony's College

To an Honorary Fellowship:

GEOFFREY ELLIOTT

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NOTICES

Balliol College

Short-Term Tutorial Fellowship in Law

Applications are invited from men and women for a Tutorial Fellowship in Law for two years, with effect from 1 October 1997.

Applications are welcome from candidates with expertise in any aspect of Law. The successful applicant will be expected to make a major contribution to teaching Law to undergraduates within the context of Law Moderations and the Honour School of Jurisprudence.

Further particulars and application forms may be obtained from the College Secretary, Balliol College, Oxford OX1 BJ. Applications, including a curriculum vitae, should be sent to reach Balliol College not later than 20 March. Three referees should be asked to send references to the Master by the same date.

Balliol College is an equal opportunities employer and a charity which exists to promote excellence in education and research.

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Christ Church

Stipendiary Lecturership in Music

Christ Church proposes to appoint a stipendiary lecturer in Music to provide nine hours' tutorial teaching per week, for one year from 1 October 1997, with the possibility of renewal for a further period of two years. The successful candidate will be an historical musicologist who will be required to teach papers for Honour Moderations and the Final Honour School. Candidates should have a developing research profile in a specialist area but will be suitably qualified to teach across the full breadth of the undergraduate course. They should make clear in their applications which subjects they would be willing to teach.

The successful candidate will work in conjunction with the Tutor in Music, Stephen Darlington, who teaches the technical and practical elements of the course, and is also the Cathedral Organist. He/she will be expected to play some part in pastoral and administrative work, including entrance interviews. Salary will be on the first point of the lecturers' scale, i.e. £10,128 per annum (under review) for a nine-hour post, plus additional allowances. There is a possibility of association with a two- or three-hour lecturership at another college.

Further particulars may be obtained from the Dean's Secretary, Christ Church, Oxford OX1 1DP. Applications (five copies) should be sent to The Very Reverend the Dean, Christ Church, Oxford OX1 1DP, by 17 March. Applicants should ask two referees to send a confidential reference to the Dean to reach him by the same date.

Stipendiary Lecturership in Philosophy

The college proposes to appoint one or two lecturers to provide up to ten hours of tutorial teaching per week in term, for two terms from 1 April 1997. The stipend will be £11,253 per annum, together with additional benefits.

Applicants should be able to teach Descartes and Mill, and/or the History of Philosophy, and/or Ethics, and other Philosophy papers currently prescribed.

Further particulars may be obtained by writing to the Dean's Secretary, Christ Church, Oxford OX1 1DP. Applications should be returned to The Very Reverend the Dean, Christ Church, Oxford OX1 1DP, by 17 March.

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Exeter College

Fellowship in Organic Chemistry

The college proposes to elect to a Fellowship by Special Election in Organic Chemistry from 1 October 1997. The fellowship is open to men and women. It is envisaged that the person appointed will hold a position concurrently in one of the departments of the University.

The fellowship will be for a period not exceeding five years in total, and may be made conditional on the fellow continuing to hold a position in a university department.

The annual stipend is £4,211 per annum (under review); in addition a small entertainment allowance is payable. Applicants should send a brief curriculum vitae, including the names of two academic referees, to the Rector, Exeter College, Oxford OX1 3DP, to be received not later than Thursday, 20 March. Referees should be asked to write without request from the college, their letters to be received by the Rector not later than the same date.

Further particulars may be obtained from the College Secretary.

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Green College

Appointment of Development Director

Green College seeks a full time Development Director to follow up its previous Appeal.

The Development Director will be responsible to the Warden and the College Development Committee for the formulation of fund-raising strategy, for the administration of a database, and for work on identifying and approaching possible benefactors. Candidates should have a good record in fund-raising, the ability to move easily at boardroom level, and understanding of the academic atmosphere. Fund-raising experience in universities would be an asset. Management experience and familiarity with Raiser's Edge are essential.

Salary c.£30,000. Fixed-term contract (with probation period and break clauses) for three years, renewable. Secretarial support. Please write in confidence, enclosing a curriculum vitae with names of two referees, to the Warden, Green College, Oxford OX2 6HG. The closing date for applications will be 11 March.

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Hertford College

Starun Scholarship in Polish Studies

Applications are invited for the Mary Starun Scholarship in Polish Studies, tenable for one or two years from 1 October 1997. The scholarship is intended, in particular, to encourage research into Polish history, literature, or language (preference will be given to candidates whose research falls in the period before 1800) and consists of free accommodation and meals as provided for junior members (or a cash allowance in lieu). The holder should normally be registered for a research degree at the University of Oxford. Further details may be obtained from the College Secretary, Hertford College, Oxford OX1 3BW (telephone: Oxford (2)79423). Closing date for applications: 26 March.

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Jesus College

One-Year Lecturership in Philosophy

Jesus College wishes to appoint a temporary lecturer in Philosophy for one year from 1 October 1997. The successful applicant will be required to teach (on average) up to twelve hours per week in Philosophy for PPE, Literae Humaniores and any joint school with Philosophy, to set and mark Collections, and to assist in the admissions exercise.

The college's principal teaching requirements are in the following papers: Mill's Utilitarianism and Descartes's Meditations (for Mods and Prelims); Ethics, History of Philosophy from Descartes to Kant, Philosophy of Mind (for Finals). The stipend will be on the scale £13,480–£14,317 per annum. In addition there will be a responsibility allowance of £837 per annum.

The lecturer will be provided with a room for teaching. The college will also provide living accommodation for a single person free of charge; the lecturer will be entitled to lunch and dine free of charge at common table, and will receive an entertainment and book allowance.

Further details may be obtained from the Senior Tutor. Applications, including a curriculum vitae and the names of two referees, must be sent to the Senior Tutor, Jesus Col- lege, Oxford OX1 3DW, by Friday, 7 March. It is the res- ponsibility of applicants to ask their referees to send their references direct to the Senior Tutor by the same date.

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Lincoln College

Praelectorship in Applied Analysis

Lincoln College, in association with the Mathematical Institute, invites applications from postdoctoral graduates for a three-year fixed-term Praelectorship in Applied Analysis from 1 October 1997 to 30 September 2000. For the college, the Praelector will be required to teach up to six hours per week in term, to set and mark collections, and to participate in admissions. In the Mathematical Institute, the duties of the Praelector will be to lecture and supervise; to demonstrate for the M.Sc. in Mathematical Modelling and Numerical Analysis; and to undertake advanced research.

The salary offered is on the university age-related scale for lecturers, subject to review (from £15,154 at age twenty-seven and below to maximum of £20,677 at the age of thirty-four and above). Generous common-room rights, an entertainment allowance, currently £280 per annum, and a book allowance, currently £529 per annum, are offered.

Further particulars and an application form are available from the Senior Tutor, Lincoln College, Oxford OX1 3DR (telephone: Oxford (2)79801, fax: (2)79802, e-mail: Postmaster@lincoln.ox.ac.uk), to be completed and returned by Friday, 14 March.

Lincoln College is an equal opportunities employer.

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Mansfield College

Visiting Fellowship 1997–8

Mansfield College proposes to elect a Visiting Fellow for the academic year 1997–8. The fellowship is intended to provide the opportunity for an established scholar to pursue academic study and research in Oxford as a member of the college. Senior common room membership and dining rights will be attached to the fellowship. An election may be made for the whole academic year or for part of it, but for no less than one term.

Further details and application forms may be obtained from the College Secretary, Mansfield College, Oxford OX1 3TF. Applicants must return a completed application form and a curriculum vitae, in triplicate, by 28 April.

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Elfan Rees Scholarship (Theology/Politics)

The college awards a scholarship once in every four years, tenable for two years, in memory of Dr Elfan Rees. Dr Rees was adviser on Refugee Affairs to the World Council of Churches on International Affairs, and was Dale Lecturer at Mansfield College 1974–5.

The scholarship is open to men and women commencing studies towards a higher degree in the field of Politics. Approved courses include the M.Phil., M.Litt., or D.Phil. in any branch of Politics. Applications are conditional upon candidates' acceptance by the Social Studies Faculty Board. Graduates wishing to read for Honour Schools in these subjects may also apply. The annual value of the scholarship is £2,000.

Application forms are available from the College Secretary at Mansfield College. Applications in triplicate, including a curriculum vitae and the names of two referees, should be sent to the College Secretary, Mansfield College, Oxford OX1 3TF, by 1 May.

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Merton College

Appointment of Secretarial Assistant

A secretarial assistant to the Bursar's Secretary is required for the busy college office. Familiarity with the University helpful. Full working knowledge of computers and databases (Microsoft Office). Must be prepared to assist with, or take responsibility for, a wide range of matters including conferences.

Salary on the university clerical grade 3 or 4 equivalent, according to experience. Meals on duty, twenty-five days' holiday plus Bank Holidays per annum, pension scheme, and private health insurance.

Applications in writing giving full career details should be sent to the Bursar's Secretary, Merton College, Merton Street, Oxford OX1 4JD, by 7 March. Applicants should also arrange for two referees to send references to arrive by that date. Start date after Easter vacation.

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Pembroke College

Senior Studentships

The college proposes to make elections to these studentships. They will be tenable for one year from 1 October 1997, with possible renewal for a second year. The students will receive an annual stipend of £600, above any other awards they may hold. In addition they will become members of the senior common room and have certain dining rights, and be entitled to dine at high table for up to three nights a week during term. The successful candidates will be expected to be reading for a research degree of this University, or to be intending to begin research in October 1997. The studentships are restricted to existing members of Pembroke College.

Two studentships are available from October 1997, and may be for Arts or Sciences. Applications for the studentships should be addressed to the Dean of Graduates, Pembroke College, Oxford OX1 1DW, and must be received by Friday, 14 March. Candidates should submit a full curriculum vitae, together with an account of their research topic (maximum 1,000 words). Candidates are also asked to arrange for two referees to submit references on their behalf direct to the Dean of Graduates at Pembroke College.

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Wadham College

Bowra Junior Research Fellowship

If a candidate of sufficient merit applies, the college proposes to elect to a Junior Research Fellowship in the Arts. The post is not further restricted as to subject, and it is intended for a scholar embarking on independent research with salaried support such as a British Academy Post-Doctoral Fellowship or the equivalent. The Bowra Fellowship is non-stipendiary, but the holder will have lunching and dining rights and be entitled to living accommodation in college (at a nominal rent) or to the free use of a study.

Further particulars may be obtained from the Academic Administrator, Wadham College, Oxford OX1 3PN (telephone: Oxford (2)77947). The closing date for applications is 14 June.

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Worcester College

Junior Research Fellowships

The college proposes to elect two non-stipendiary Junior Research Fellows in the Humanities or Social Studies to hold office for two years from 1 October 1997. The fellowships carry senior common room membership with free lunches and dinners and are open to men and women who have not had more than seven continuous years in academic work after a first degree, although consideration will be given to applicants who have had interrupted academic careers. Candidates must by 1 October have completed three years of research or have taken a higher degree. Application forms and further particulars are obtainable from the Provost's Secretary, Worcester College, Oxford OX1 2HB (fax: Oxford 793333106). The closing date for completed applications, including references, is 11 April.

The college exists to promote excellence in education and research.