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OBITUARIES

Somerville College

BARBARA BURGESS, MA, née Smith, 19 November 1996; commoner 1943–7. Aged 72.

BEATRICE DEAYTON, MA, July 1996; commoner 1928–31. Aged 86.

EDITH GUNN, BA (née Turner), 22 December 1996; commoner 1928–9 and 1930–2. Aged 86.

JEAN HAZEL HICK, MA (née Bowers), September 1996; commoner 1944–7. Aged 70.

CRYSTAL HOLME, BA, March 1996; commoner 1932–4. Aged 81.

PENELOPE JESSEL, MA (née Blackwell), 2 December 1996; scholar 1937–9, ASM President 1991–4. Aged 79.

MIRIAM VIOLET LOVELOCK, MA, 22 October 1996; scholar 1926–9. Aged 89.

SUSANNA JANE MARSH, MA, 14 August 1996; Bousfield Scholar 1968–72. Aged 46.

MILDRED TAYLOR (née Hartley), 15 December 1996; Tutor in Classics 1934–65, Fellow and member of Council 1936–65, Emeritus Fellow 1965–96. Aged 92.

BARBARA WHEELER, MA (née Miles), 1 October 1996; commoner 1944–7. Aged 71.

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ELECTION

Kellogg College

To an Honorary Fellowship:

DAVID GEORGE VAISEY, CBE, MA, Professorial Fellow, Exeter College; Bodley's Librarian and Keeper of the University Archives 1986–96

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NOTICES

Keble College

Douglas Price Non-Stipendiary Research Fellowship

The college proposes to elect a non-stipendiary Research Fellow for a period of two years, renewable to a maximum of three, with effect from 1 October 1997. The fellowship is restricted to arts subjects. The fellow will be a member of the senior common room and will be entitled to lunch and dinner at the common table as well as an allowance for books and research; a room in college, if necessary on a shared basis, will be available if no such room is provided elsewhere in the University. Candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of research, and the names of two referees to the Warden's Secretary, Keble College, Oxford OX1 3PG, from whom further particulars may be obtained. The closing date for applications is Friday, 28 February. Candidates should ask their referees to write directly to the Warden by this date.

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Liddon Non-Stipendiary Junior Research Fellowship in Theology

The college proposes to appoint a suitably qualified candidate to a non-stipendiary Liddon Junior Research Fellowship in Theology for two years from 1 October 1997. The fellow will be a member of the senior common room and will be entitled to lunch and dinner at the common table, as well as a book allowance. Candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of research, and the names of two referees to the Warden's Secretary, Keble College, Oxford OX1 3PG, from whom further particulars may be obtained. The closing date for applications is Friday, 28 February. Candidates should ask their referees to write directly to the Warden by this date.

Keble College is an equal opportunities employer.

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Oriel College

Appointment of Secretary to the Provost

The college invites applications for the post of secretary to the Provost. The primary duties will be those of a private secretary, but the person appointed will be expected to assist the College Secretary in the more general duties of the College Office.

The applicant should be a good communicator and be proficient at word-processing, shorthand, and other secretarial skills. The post requires someone prepared to work with a high degree of confidentiality, using initiative and discretion.

The salary will be based on the university clerical and library scales for a thirty-five hour week, starting in the range £11,087–£11,406 per annum, depending on experience. The normal hours of work are 9 a.m.–5 p.m.; generous holidays are allowed.

Further information can be obtained from the College Secretary, Oriel College, Oxford OX1 4EW (telephone: Oxford (2)76543) to whom applications, with a current curriculum vitae and including the names and addresses of two referees, should be sent to arrive by Friday, 7 February. Oriel College is an equal opportunities employer.

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St Cross College

Graduate Scholarships 1997–8

St Cross College offers the following scholarships for which it invites applications from students who will be studying for a postgraduate degree in the University in the academic year 1997–8.

Two Paula Soans O'Brian Scholarships, unrestricted in subject area, with a value of £1,675 per annum, normally tenable for between one and three years coterminous with college fee liability though consideration will be given to doctoral candidates in their fourth year for that year alone. Applications should be received by 17 March. It is intended to hold interviews on 16 May.

One Unilever Scholarship in the Sciences, with a value of £1,675 per annum, tenable for between one and three years coterminous with college fee liability. Preference will be given to study for degrees in engineering or biochemistry. Applications should be received by 17 March. It is intended to hold interviews on 23 May.

Scholarships are awarded only after interview. Only in the most exceptional circumstances is the college able to pay travel expenses for interview.

Any candidates unsuccessful in their application for a scholarship may, if they wish, be considered for normal membership of the college.

Enquiries about the procedures for applying for a scholarship and requests for application forms should be sent to the Tutor for Admissions, St Cross College, Oxford OX1 3LZ.

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St Hilda's College

McIlrath Research Fellowship

St Hilda's College proposes to make an election to a non-stipendiary McIlrath Research Fellowship from 1 October 1997, tenable for up to two years in the first instance, and possibly renewable for a further year. The fellowship is open to women graduates from the United Kingdom, Eire, or the Commonwealth. The fellow will be offered free meals in college and a research allowance of £500 a year. The college statutes, made under the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge Act, 1923, provide that all fellows must be women.

There is no restriction on subject, but candidates will be expected to pursue research at postdoctoral level and to be assured of adequate funding for the duration of their research fellowship.

The McIlrath Fellowship could be combined with the stipendiary lecturerships currently being advertised in Biochemistry or Chemistry. For application details, see below.

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Stipendiary Lecturership in Biochemistry

The college proposes to appoint a Stipendiary Lecturer to teach four hours a week in Biochemistry for one year from 1 October 1997, with the possibility of renewal for a second year. The lecturer will be responsible for the teaching of Biochemistry to undergraduates reading for the Final Honour School of Biochemistry.

The person appointed will be paid on the stipendiary lecturers' scale, at present between £4,772 and £6,098 per annum (under review) for a four-hour lecturership. The post, which is open to both men and women, would be suitable for a postdoctoral applicant who already has laboratory funding at Oxford. For application details, see below.

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Stipendiary Lecturership in Organic Chemistry

The college proposes to appoint a Stipendiary Lecturer to teach four to six hours a week in Organic Chemistry for one year from 1 October 1997. The lecturer will be responsible for the teaching of Organic Chemistry to undergraduates reading for the Final Honour School of Chemistry and for the Biochemistry Prelim.

The person appointed will be paid on the stipendiary lecturers' scale, at present between £4,772 and £6,098 per annum (under review) for a four-hour lecturership. The post, which is open to both men and women, would be suitable for a postdoctoral applicant who already has laboratory funding at Oxford. For application details, see below.

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Stipendiary Lecturership in the Use of Statistical Computer Packages and Experimental Design in the Biological Sciences

The college proposes to appoint a Stipendiary Lecturer to teach for four hours a week for one year from 1 October 1997, with the possibility of renewal for a second year. The lecturer will be involved in teaching undergraduates reading Experimental Psychology and the Biological Sciences.

The person appointed will be paid on the stipendiary lecturers' scale, at present between £4,772 and £6,098 per annum (under review) for a four-hour lecturership. The post is open to both men and women. Further particulars for all of the above posts should be obtained from the College Office, St Hilda's College, Oxford OX4 1DY (telephone: Oxford (2)76815), and applications (six copies, or one only from candidates overseas) should be sent to the College Secretary by 28 February. Appli-cants should also ask two referees to write directly to the Principal of St Hilda's by this date.

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Wolfson College

Non-stipendiary Junior Research Fellowships 1997

The college proposes to elect up to twelve non-stipendiary Junior Research Fellows, without limitation of subject, for two years in the first instance (renewable for not more than one further two-year period), from 1 October 1997. For details and an application form see below.

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Stipendiary Junior Research Fellowship in Humanities (Oriental and African Studies) 1997

Applications are invited from men and women, preferably under thirty, for a Junior Research Fellowship in Humanities (Oriental and African Studies)—-language, literature, art, music (India excluded). The fellowship will be tenable for three years from 1 October 1997, at an annual stipend of £9,797 plus any general percentage increase in academic salaries that may come into effect, together with single accommodation (or an allowance in lieu) and common table meals. For details and an application form see below.

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Stipendiary Junior Research Fellowship in Indology 1997

Applications are invited from men and women, preferably under thirty, for a Stipendiary Junior Research Fellowship in Indology. Indology will be understood as the study of the history, languages, literature, philosophy, science, religion, music, art or culture of the Indian sub- continent through the medium of one or more oriental language, ancient or modern. Candidates will be expected to be competent in any language necessary for the conduct of original research in their chosen field. The fellowship will be tenable for three years from 1 October 1997, at an annual stipend of £9,797 plus any general percentage increase in academic salaries that may come into effect, together with single accommodation (or an allowance in lieu) and common table meals. For details and an application form see below.

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Stipendiary Junior Research Fellowship in History and/or Philosophy of Mathematics 1997

Applications are invited from men and women, preferably under thirty, for the above Junior Research Fellowship, tenable for three years from 1 October 1997, at an annual stipend of £9,797 plus any general percentage increase in academic salaries that may come into effect, together with single accommodation (or an allowance in lieu) and common table meals. For details and an application form see below.

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Hornik Stipendiary Junior Research Fellowship in Intellectual History 1997

Applications are invited from men and women, preferably under thirty, for the Hornik Stipendiary Junior Research Fellowship in Intellectual History (the history of ideas in Europe in the period from the Middle Ages to the present). The fellowship will be tenable for three years from 1 October 1997, at an annual stipend of £9,797 plus any general percentage increase in academic salaries that may come into effect, together with single accommodation (or an allowance in lieu) and common table meals. For details and an application form see below.

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Charter Fellowships in Humanities and Social Sciences 1997—8

Wolfson College offers two Charter Fellowships, to be chosen from the above subjects. Applications are invitedfrom persons holding a university lecturership (or comparable position) in the UK or abroad. Fellows will be expected to carry out research in Oxford for at least one university term, but may hold the fellowship for up to an academic year in all. Fellowships carry no stipend, but the college will make available up to £1,200 towards the expenses of each fellow. College accommodation at the normal rent may be available. For details and an application form see below.

The closing date for applications for all the above fellowships is 24 March. For further details and an application form send a self-addressed envelope (including addresses in the University Messenger area), stamped for UK residents, specifying for which fellowships you would like information, to the President's Secretary, Wolfson College, Oxford OX2 6UD.

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Worcester College

Sackler Research Fellowship

In association with the Ashmolean Museum

Applications are invited for the Sackler Research Fellowship at Worcester College. The fellowship, which is tenable for two years from 1 October 1997, is to be held in the Heberden Coin Room in the Ashmolean Museum. The Sackler Fellow will be expected to undertake one of the following projects: either to prepare two volumes of the Oxford Catalogue of Islamic Coinage, for which the candidate will be expected to have an established competence in numismatics and monetary history; or to work on Roman Provincial Coinage (a major international publication project), for which the candidate would be expected to have considerable experience of research on the coinages of the Roman East. Stipend £12,100 plus lunching and dining rights in college. Application forms and further particulars are obtainable from the Director's Secretary, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford OX1 2PH. The closing date is 21 February.

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