Colleges, Halls, and Societies

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OBITUARIES

St Anne's College

MRS ROSAMUND GASH (née Brown); member of St Anne's Society 1946–9.

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St Edmund Hall

MARTIN JOSEPH, D.PHIL., 6 February 1998; commoner 1974–8. Aged 65.

JAMES MCDONAUGH, CBE, MA, 18 February 1998; commoner 1931–5. Aged 85.

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St Hilda's College

JOYCE RACHEL RAPSON (née Abey), MA; commoner 1929–32.

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ELECTIONS

All Souls College

To Post-Doctoral Research Fellowships (with effect from 1 October 1998):

JEAN-SÉBASTIEN CAUX (B.SC. Montréal), St John's College

ERIK-CHRISTIAN LANDIS (BA Wesleyan University), Girton College, Cambridge

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Merton College

To a Postmastership:

P. DYLEWSKI, formerly of the City of London School

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NOTICES

Balliol College

Appointment of Secretary to the Development Director

The Development Director requires a Secretary with excellent organisational skills and sociable personality to assist in the day-to-day administration of the office.

The post-holder will need to have proven knowledge of word-processing (Windows 95), and presentation skills, an excellent telephone manner, and the ability to work on own inititative, as well as part of a team when necessary. Salary in the range £11,860–£13,729 (plus benefits).

Applications should be made in writing, together with a curriculum vitae and the names of two referees, to Stella Waterman, Development Office, Balliol College, Oxford OX1 3BJ. Closing date for applications: 21 March. Interviews will take place on 2 April.

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Jesus College

Appointment of Computing Officer

Jesus College wishes to recruit a Computing Officer to begin work on 20 April 1998. The college's IT facilitites currently comprise two Unix and one NT file servers, a comprehensive local Ethernet serving all student and staff rooms in the central and North Oxford sites, a purpose-built computing suite for student use, and ap- proximately sixty networked computers with a variety of architectures: Sun, IBM PC (NT, Windows 95), and Apple.

Requirements: degree or equivalent qualification; experience in Unix (and ideally NT) administration; good programming skills; knowledge of database design and management; familiarity with networking principles; good verbal and written skills.

Duties: covering all college IT usage, including system managment and administration of internal network, planning and installation of new services, and maintenance of existing equipment. Also responsible for training of staff, students, and fellows, maintenance of college WWW pages, database development, and the integration of information services within the administrative offices.

Salary: in accordance with the senior library, administrative, and computer staff Grade 2 (£17,606–£22,785). Normal working hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., but the college would be prepared to consider more flexible arrangements, including a shorter working day, with proportionate remuneration.

Applications for this appointment should be made in writing to the Home Bursar, Jesus College, Oxford OX1 3DW, and should give full details of education, qualifications, and experience, and the names and addresses of two persons to whom reference may be made. Closing date: 25 March.

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Pembroke College

Appointment of Junior Dean

Pembroke College proposes to appoint a Junior Dean for a period of one year from 1 October 1998, with the possibility of renewal for a second year. The Junior Dean will be required to reside in college, free of charge, and will also receive free meals at high table and a stipend (under review) of £1,100 per annum, which will be additional to any other income which the appointee may receive. The Junior Dean will assist the Dean and other college officers in the smooth running of the college. Applicants must be graduates, and it is expected that they will be pursuing advanced study or research.

Applications, including a full curriculum vitae and an outline of the academic work which the applicant proposes to undertake, should reach the Dean, Pembroke College, Oxford OX1 1DW, from whom further particulars may be obtained, by Monday, 27 April. Applicants should inform the Dean of the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three referees and arrange for their referees to write direct to the Dean by Monday, 27 April. If the applicant is a registered graduate student, one of the referees must be the applicant's university supervisor.

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St Peter's College

Appointment of Secretary

St Peter's College wishes to appoint a Secretary to provide general secretarial and clerical support to the fellows (including in particular the Senior Tutor) and to work as part of a small, friendly administrative team. Good organisational, typing, and word-processing skills are essential; shorthand and audio-typing would be an advantage (but are not essential).

Salary £10,881–£12,595 per annum, linked to the university clerical and library grade C3. Five weeks' holiday plus bank holidays, free lunches, and optional membership of Oxford Staff Pension Scheme.

Further details are available from the College Secretary, St Peter's College, Oxford OX1 2DL (telephone: (2)78864), to whom applications should be sent by Friday, 20 March.

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Wadham College

Lecturership in English Literature

Applications are invited for a one-year Lecturership in English Literature, commencing 1 October 1998, and renewable for a further year. The lecturer will be required to give twelve hours' tutorial teaching per week during term for the college and to deliver two courses of eight lectures in each academic year for the English Faculty. The subject areas required are English Literature from 1740 to the present day, and literary theory.

Further details may be obtained from the Senior Tutor, Wadham College, Oxford OX1 3PN (telephone: Oxford (2)77946, fax (2)77949). The closing date for applications is Friday, 10 April.

Wadham College is an equal opportunities employer.

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