Colleges, Halls, and Societies

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OBITUARIES

All Souls College and Worcester College

SIR ROBERT RHODES JAMES, MA, 20 May 1999; commoner, Worcester College, 1952–5; Fellow, All Souls College, 1965–8 and 1979–81.

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Corpus Christi College

DAVID ENGLANDER, MA, 7 April 1999; P.S. Allen Junior Research Fellow 1976–9.

SIR LEO PLIATZKY, KCB, MA (HON. D.LITT. Salford), 3 May 1999; scholar 1937–40, Honorary Fellow 1980–99. Aged 79.

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Oriel College

ARTHUR DAVISON CROW, MA, 20 May 1999; commoner 1929–32, Fellow 1935–79, Emeritus Fellow 1979–99. Aged 87.

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MEMORIAL SERVICE

Pembroke College

A Memorial Service for DONALD FRANCIS MCKENZIE, formerly Fellow of the college, will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, 5 June, in the chapel, Magdalen College.

Tea will be served afterwards in the Cloisters, Magdalen College.

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ELECTIONS

Christ Church

To the Roger Prentice Exhibition:

DAVID MORGAN, formerly of Old Swinford Hospital School, Stourbridge

To Open Exhibitions:

MARK SMITH, formerly of Prince Henry's High School, Evesham
HARRIET SPENCE, formerly of the King's School, Ottery St Mary, Devon

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Somerville College

To a Murray Scholarship:

CHARLOTTE ELIZABETH REGAN, formerly of Old Palace School, Croydon

To Shaw Lefevre Exhibitions:

VICTORIA ELIZABETH MANCE, formerly of Solihull School, West Midlands

CHLOE MARIA ROSS, formerly of St Albans High School for Girls

MICHELLE STEPHANIE RAYNOR, formerly of Withington Girls' School, Manchester

ANDREA WECHSLER, formerly of Maria-Ward-Schule, Munich

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PRIZES

Christ Church

John V. Lovitt Prize:

DEEPAK NAGPAL

Ancient History Prize:

LEAH GILLIATT

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Oriel College

Norma Dalrymple-Champneys Prize 1999:

KATHARINE EMMA VINCENT

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Somerville College

T.H. Green Prize in Classics:

CHARLOTTE ELIZABETH REGAN

Coombs Prize in History:

ANNA ROSE OWENNA MORGAN

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NOTICES

BALLIOL COLLEGE

Lecturership in Philosophy

Balliol College proposes, if a suitable candidate applies, to appoint a stipendiary six-hour Lecturer in Philosophy for Michaelmas Term 1999. The salary will be £1,700 for the term.

The lecturer's principal responsibility will be to teach tutorials for the Ethics paper. Ability to teach other Honours papers in philosophy will be an advantage.

Applicants should provide a curriculum vitae and should indicate which subjects 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 Tuesday, 15 June.

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Lecturership in Mathematics for first-year Physics and Physics and Philosophy Undergraduates

Balliol College proposes, if a suitable candidate applies, to appoint a Lecturer to teach up to six hours per week of Mathematics within the Prelims or Moderations course to first-year undergraduates in Physics and in Physics and Philosophy. The appointment will be initially for the academic year 1999–2000. The application should indicate the number of hours the applicant is willing to teach.

Applicants should provide a curriculum vitae. 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 Friday, 18 June.

Balliol College is an equal opportunities employer.

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LADY MARGARET HALL

Six-hour non-stipendiary Lecturership in Applied Mathematics

Applications are invited for the above post, tenable for one year from 1 October 1999. The person appointed will be required to teach Applied Mathematics for Honour Moderations in Mathematics and might in addition teach for some of the Applied Papers in Schools. There will be a termly retainer of £270.40 (at present rates) and in addition teaching will be paid for at the current Senior Tutors' rates. There will also be an entitlement to two lunches without charge per week during university term; further meals may be taken if paid for.

Applications, with a curriculum vitae, should be sent to Dr J. Sanders, Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford OX2 6QA, by 24 June.

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NUFFIELD COLLEGE

Appointment of Library Assistant

Applications are invited for the post of Library Assistant, to start on Monday, 2 August, or as soon as possible thereafter.

The post involves a share of general routines, circulation and enquiry desk duties, serials/acquisitions work on computer (OLIS), and retrospective cataloguing. Experience with OLIS is desirable. The post would suit a graduate with a recent library qualification or considerable experience of library work. The salary is on the scale £11,923–£14,258 or £13,464– £16,045 per annum, according to qualifications and experience. The hours are thirty-five per week. Applications in writing, with a curriculum vitae and the names and addresses of two referees, should be sent to the Librarian, Nuffield College, Oxford OX1 1NF, by Wednesday, 30 June. Further particulars are available at http:// www.nuff.ox.ac.uk/library/partslibast99.htm.

Nuffield College is an equal opportunities employer.

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PEMBROKE COLLEGE

Stipendiary Lecturership in Electrical Engineering

Pembroke College wishes to appoint a six-hour stipendiary lecturer in Electrical Engineering for one year from 1 October 1999. The successful candidate will be required to teach principally in the area of electrical engineering. In addition to the six hours of tutorial teaching, the lecturer will be required to work in conjunction with the Fellow in Engineering in arranging teaching and in the admissions process.

The stipend for this post will be £7,282 (under review) and the lecturer will share a teaching room with the Fellow in Engineering. In addition, the successful applicant will be entitled to two free lunches and two free dinners per week.

Further particulars may be obtained by writing to the Senior Tutor, Pembroke College, Oxford OX1 1DW. Applicants should submit six copies of their application and curriculum vitae to the Senior Tutor by 18 June. They should ask two referees to send references to the College Secretary by the same deadline. Interviews will be held at the beginning of July.

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Schoolteacher Studentships

Pembroke College proposes to accommodate up to four schoolteachers from secondary or tertiary education, for the purposes of professional study, during the academic year 1999–2000. These studentships are designed to give teachers a fortnight during which they can undertake a personal project. No stipend will be paid, but the college will provide free accommodation, meals, and membership of the senior common room. Schoolteacher Studentships will be available between 13 March and 25 March 2000 and from 26 June to 8 July 2000. Further particulars are available from the Tutor for Admissions, Pembroke College, Oxford OX1 1DW (telephone: Oxford (2)76412, fax: (2)76418, e-mail: pat.rogers@pbm.ox.ac.uk). The closing date for receipt of applications is 25 June.

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ST JOHN'S COLLEGE

Opening of collection of medieval vestments

St John's College intends to open to the public its collection of medieval vestments on Saturday, 12 June, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. The collection is displayed in the Garden Quadrangle and entrance, free of charge, will be via the Parks Road Lodge or the Main Lodge.

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WOLFSON COLLEGE

Appointment of Temporary Receptionist/Assistant

Wolfson College wishes to appoint a temporary Receptionist/Assistant in the General Office from August 1999 to March 2000, whilst maternity leave is taken.

This is a particularly busy period involving admissions and registration of students as well as a wide range of clerical duties. The successful applicant should possess good office and computer skills (preferably Word for Windows), together with a sense of humour. The hours of work are 9 a.m.–3 p.m. Free lunches in hall and free parking are offered. The monthly gross salary will be in the region of £675 for a 27.5 hour week.

Applications, together with the names of two referees, should be sent to the College Secretary, Wolfson College, Linton Road, Oxford OX2 6UD, by Friday, 18 June.

Wolfson College is an equal opportunities employer.

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