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OBITUARIES

St Hugh's College

HELEN STELLA ALEXANDER (née Tucker), MA, 21 April 1998; commoner 1930–3. Aged 85.

ANNE HOLDEN, MA, 16 October 1997; commoner 1971–4. Aged 44.

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MEMORIAL SERVICE

New College

A Memorial Service for ROGER GILBERT OPIE, MA, M.PHIL., Fellow of New College 1961–92, Emeritus Fellow 1992–8, will be held at 2.30 p.m. on Saturday, 23 May, in the chapel, New College.

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COMMEMORATIVE SERVICE

Christ Church

A Service in Commemoration of WILLIAM EWART GLADSTONE (29 December 1809–19 May 1898), DCL honoris causa, Honorary Student of Christ Church, Honorary Fellow of All Souls College, will be held at 6 p.m. on Monday, 18 May, in the University Church of St Mary the Virgin, in the presence of the Chancellor, the Rt. Revd and Rt. Hon. the Lord Runcie preaching, the Vice- Chancellor reading the lesson, the Vicar of the University Church and the Dean of Christ Church officiating, with the Cathedral Choir of Christ Church directed by Stephen Darlington.

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ELECTIONS

Christ Church

To a Lecturership in Philosophy (TT 1998):

TIMOTHY J. MAWSON, M.PHIL.

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St Hilda's College

To an Official Fellowship and Tutorship in Ancient History (with effect from 1 October 1998):

KATHERINE JANE CLARKE, BA, D.PHIL.

To an Official Fellowship and Tutorship in Politics (with effect from 1 October 1998):

PETRA SCHLEITER, M.PHIL. (B.SC. LSE)

To an Honorary Fellowship (with immediate effect):

PROFESSOR HERMIONE LEE, B.PHIL., MA

To a Supernumerary Fellowship (with immediate effect):

LORNA JOYCE SMITH, MA, D.PHIL.

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NOTICES

Corpus Christi College

Appointment of IT Systems Manager

Corpus Christi College proposes to appoint a Computing Officer (subject to an initial probationary period of six months), commencing as soon as possible and to be responsible for the maintenance and development of the college's computing facilities. He or she would work with the existing part-time Computing Officer and, amongst other things, take part in the training of staff, senior members, and students in the use of IT facilities. The appointment is full-time and the salary will be based on the Oxford University RS1A or RS2 scale (currently £15,129–£22,785 and £21,016–£27,985 respectively) with the point of entry based on age and experience. A formal IT qualification is not a requirement. The sucessful applicant would be expected to have experience of the installation and running of local area networks and of PC hardware and software support and maintenance.

Further particulars may be obtained from the Bursar's secretary, Corpus Christi College, Oxford OX1 4JF, or at the following Web site: http://www.ccc.ox.ac.uk/vacancy/ itsysmgr.html. Applications, including a full curriculum vitae, together with the names of two referees, should be received by Friday, 15 May.

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

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Oriel College

The Eugene Lee-Hamilton Prize 1998

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 Provost, Oriel College, Oxford OX1 4EW, not later than Monday, 1 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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St Cross College

Knoop Junior Research Fellowship

St Cross College proposes to make an election to this Junior Research Fellowship, tenable from 1 October 1998 (or another date by agreement) for one year in the first instance. The fellowship is to be held in conjunction with a position in the Department of Ophthalmology, involving research work in the general area of the biochemistry of the lens; it will be suitable for graduates in biochemistry, physiology, and allied subjects. Experience of the lens and/or glycation or molecular chaperone is desirable but not essential. The fellowship is open to men and women and carries a stipend of £15,159 per annum, together with common table rights (five lunches a week).

Applicants should have submitted their doctoral dissertations by the date of taking up the appointment or have obtained the D.Phil./Ph.D. or equivalent within the last five years, but the college will exercise flexibility in the case of applicants whose academic careers have been interrupted.

Applications (marked Knoop JRF) should include a full curriculum vitae and the names of two referees, and should be addressed to the Master, St Cross College, Oxford OX1 3LZ. The closing date for applications is 1 June. Applicants should ask their referees to send references to the Master by that date. Further details about scientific aspects can be obtained from Professor John J. Harding, Nuffield Laboratory of Ophthalmology, Walton Street, Oxford OX2 6AW (telephone: Oxford 248996). The college exists to promote excellence in education and research, and is an equal opportunities employer.

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St Peter's College

Apppointment of Adviser to Women Students and Welfare Officer

Applications are invited for the post of Adviser to Women Students and Welfare Officer from 1 October 1998. The appointment will be for one year in the first instance. Applicants should be engaged in graduate studies. The post carries with it free board and lodging, an honorarium, and membership of the senior common room.

Applications, with a full curriculum vitae, should be sent by Friday, 29 May, to the College Secretary, St Peter's College, Oxford OX1 2DL, from whom further particulars may be obtained. Candidates are asked to request two referees to send references direct to the College by the same date.

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