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OBITUARIES

Green College

DR ROBERT MARSHALL, 29 December 1998; Founding Fellow 1979, Emeritus Fellow 1982.

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St Hugh's College

JOAN MARY LINFORD BAYLEY (née Greaves), 10 November 1998; commoner 1935–8. Aged 84.

MARGARET ROSE BUCKLEY, 6 November 1998; commoner 1951–4. Aged 65.

VALERIE JOAN PITT, B.LITT., 4 January 1999; scholar 1943–50; Fellow, Newnham College, Cambridge, 1953–8; Member, General Synod, 1965–99; successively Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Principal Lecturer, Head of the School of Humanities, Professor, and Emeritus Professor, Woolwich/Thames Polytechnic/University of Greenwich. Aged 73.

RUTH PYEMONT (née Johnson), 31 January 1999; commoner 1927–30. Aged 90.

KATHLEEN GRACE SPALDING (née Paterson), 19 January 1999; commoner 1918–21. Aged 99.

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MEMORIAL REQUIEM MASS

St Benet's Hall

Corrigendum

A Memorial Requiem Mass for DOM PHILIP HOLDSWORTH, Master 1980–8, will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, 13 February, in St Benet's Hall.

This notice replaces that published in the Gazette of 4 February (p. 713), which incorrectly stated that the Requiem Mass would take place on 20 February.

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ELECTION OF PROCTOR

Wadham College

A meeting will be held at 1.50 p.m. on Wednesday, 10 March, in the Senior Common Room, Wadham College, for the purpose of electing a Proctor for the proctorial year 2000–1.

All members of Wadham College entitled under the university statute to vote (Tit. IX, Sect. VI, cl. 4—Statutes, 1997, p. 71), are hereby invited to attend.

1 February 1999                              J.S. Flemming
                                                    Warden

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ELECTION OF ASSESSOR

St Peter's College

A meeting will be held at 1.45 p.m. on Wednesday, 10 March, in the Theberge Room, St Peter's College, for the purpose of electing an Assessor for the proctorial year 2000–1.

All members of St Peter's College entitled under the university statute to vote (Tit. IX, Sect. VI, cl. 4—Statutes, 1997, p. 71) are hereby invited to attend.


2 February 1999                                John Barron
                                                    Master

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ELECTIONS

Corpus Christi College

Junior Research Fellowship in History

To the Humfry Payne Senior Research Fellowship in Classical Art and Archaeology:

JOHN RICHARD ELSNER (BA, PH.D. Cambridge, MA London), Reader in the History of Art, Courtauld Institute of Art, London University

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Corpus Christi College and Corpus Christi College, Cambridge

Joint Fellowship in History

To the P.S. Allen Junior Research Fellowship in History (with effect from 1 October 1999): DAVID JAMES STONE (BA, PH.D. Cambridge)

By agreement between the colleges, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, has resolved to elect Dr Stone to a Research Fellowship in History with effect from 1 October 2001.

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NOTICES

Balliol College

Six-hour Stipendiary Lecturership in Classics

Balliol College proposes, if a suitable candidate applies, to appoint a six-hour Stipendiary Lecturer in Classics for Michaelmas Term 1999 and Hilary Term 2000. The primary requisite will be teaching for Greek options in Literary Greats.

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 Saturday, 20 February. Balliol College is an equal opportunities employer.

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Brasenose College

Tutorial Fellowship in Modern History

Applications are invited for the above post, to commence on 1 October 1999, or as soon as possible thereafter. The appointment is tenable in conjunction with a University Lecturership (CUF). The combined college and university salary will be according to age, on a scale up to £37,113 per annum. Additional college allowances are available. The successful applicant will be required to make a major contribution to teaching in the field of later modern British History, with a clear commitment to teaching American History. Further particulars may be obtained from the College Secretary (telephone: Oxford (2)77823, fax: (2)77822, e-mail: college.office@bnc.ox.ac.uk). Applications should be sent to the Senior Tutor, Brasenose College, Oxford OX1 4AJ, with details of career and publications, and the names and addresses of three referees, not later than Friday, 12 March. Applicants should ask their referees to write to the Senior Tutor by the same date, without request from the college.

Brasenose College is an equal opportunities employer.

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Exeter College

Monsanto Senior Research Fellowship

Exeter College proposes to elect to a Monsanto Fellowship in Molecular or Cellular Biology/Physiology or in Biochemistry, to be held from 1 October 1999 or as soon as possible thereafter. The fellowship is tenable for three years in the first instance, and is renewable for a further period of two years only. It is open equally to men and women.

The fellow will be required to undertake research in a relevant department of the University, and laboratory space will be provided in a department of the University.

The annual stipend of the fellow will be on a scale within the range of £13,895 (at age twenty-four)–£16,655 (at age twenty-seven) to £22,726 (at age thirty-four and over) (subject to review), but will be subject to adjustment in the light of any other emoluments received by the fellow. The fellow will be entitled to free meals (lunch and dinner) at the common table and, if unmarried, to rooms in college.

Further particulars may be obtained from the Academic Administrator, Exeter College, Oxford OX1 3DP (telephone: Oxford (2)79660, fax: (2)79630), and applications must be received by 12 March.

Exeter College is an equal opportunities employer.

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Hertford College

College Lecturership in Modern French Literature

Hertford College hopes to appoint a part-time Lecturer to teach Modern French Literature for eight hours per week in term-time, starting October 1999. The salary will be £9,877 per annum (1998–9 rate), plus USS where appropriate. Enquiries should be addressed to the College Secretary, Hertford College, Oxford OX1 3BW (telephone: Oxford (2)79423), before the closing date of 5 March.

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Appointment of Junior Dean

Hertford College proposes to appoint a Junior Dean for a period of one year from 15 September 1999, with the possibility of renewal for a second year. The Junior Dean will be required to live in college, free of charge, and will also be entitled to lunch free of charge in the senior common room and to one free dinner a week at high table (more, should this prove necessary). There will also be a stipend of £850 per annum, additional to any other income which the appointee may receive. The appointee will be eligible for a modest entertainment allowance. The Junior Dean will assist the Dean and other college officers in the smooth-running of the college.

Applications are limited to graduate members of the University, and should be sent to the College Secretary, Hertford College, Oxford OX1 3BW, by 26 April. Applications should include a full curriculum vitae and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of two referees. If the applicant's supervisor is not one of these, her or his consent to the application must be obtained.

Further particulars can be obtained from the College Secretary.

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Jesus College

Alun Hughes Graduate Scholarship

Jesus College proposes to award one prestigious scholarship for postgraduate study and research in the languages and/or cultures of Polynesia or Micronesia. The scholarship is restricted to candidates who have been accepted by the University to commence their studies towards the degree of Doctor of Philosophy with effect from October 1999.

The college will cover a maintenance allowance for a single person equivalent to an AHRB or ESRC award, university fees at the home and EU postgraduate student rate, and college fees. Grants will be available for travel, books, and research costs.

For an application form please contact the Tutor for Graduates, Jesus College, Oxford OX1 3DW (telephone: Oxford (2)79723, fax: (2)79769, e-mail: tutor.for.graduates@ jesus.ox.ac.uk).

The closing date for applications is Friday, 14 May. Short-listed candidates will be interviewed at the end of May.

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Keble College

Graduate Scholarships

Keble College proposes to elect six graduate scholars to come into residence in October 1999. The scholarships will be awarded solely on the grounds of academic merit, and continuing tenure will be subject to satisfactory supervisor's reports.

Two Keble College Open Scholarships are offered to research students without restriction as to subject and to those reading for the second BM. The scholarships are to the value of the college fee, and tenable from 1 October 1999 for two years, being coterminous with the college fee liability.

The Yamanouchi Scholarship will be available to research students in Medical Cell Biology. The scholarship is to the value of the college fee, and tenable from 1 October 1999 for up to three years, being coterminous with the college fee liability.

The Ian Palmer Scholarship in Information Technology will be available to research students in Computer Science or related areas concerning the practical uses of computer systems. The scholarship is to the value of the college fee, and tenable from 1 October 1999 for up to three years, being coterminous with the college fee liability.

The Gwynne-Jones Graduate Scholarship is available for candidates from Sierra Leone or from among the Yoruba-speaking inhabitants of Nigeria who have been admitted to read for a postgraduate degree at the University. The value of the scholarship is £4,000 per annum, and is tenable for up to three years, being coterminous with fee liability.

The Water Newton Graduate Scholarship is worth up to £8,000 per annum and is tenable for between one and three years and coterminous with fee liability. Candidates for the scholarship must (a) be able to show clear evidence of desire for ordination in the Church of England or a church in communion therewith; and (b) be intending to study for a postgraduate degree in any faculty in the University, or (c) be presently registered for a postgraduate degree in the University. Candidates will also need to show evidence of the level and source of their present or projected funding. They may also wish to submit details of other relevant financial circumstances which might affect the scale of the award. If a successful candidate is presently engaged in postgraduate work in Oxford, a decision will be reached and the candidate notified soon after the interview. If a successful candidate is also applying for a research council award, formal notice of a Keble award will be held over until after the funding bodies' decisions in July/August.

Application forms for all these scholarships are available from the College Secretary, Keble College, Oxford OX1 3PG (e-mail: college.office@keb.ox.ac.uk). Please indicate clearly for which scholarship you wish to apply. The closing dates vary according to the scholarship applied for. Applications for the scholarships should be received by Monday, 8 March, except for the Gwynne-Jones Scholarship which should be received by 1 June.

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Magdalen College

Tutorial Fellowship in English

Magdalen College proposes to elect, with effect from 1 October 1999, a Fellow and Tutor in English, with special interest in English Renaissance literature. The fellowship is tenable with a non-stipendiary University Lecturership (CUF), which, it is expected, will be converted in due course into a stipendiary university post.

The combined salary will be according to age on a scale up to £37,113 per annum. Additional college allowances are available. Application forms and further information can be obtained from the College Secretary, Magdalen College, Oxford OX1 4AU (telephone: Oxford (2)76113, fax: (2)76094, e-mail: college.secretary@magd.ox.ac.uk). Candidates should send completed applications, including a full curriculum vitae, and must ask three referees to send references to the President by the closing date of 11 March.

Magdalen College is an equal opportunities employer.

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Merton College and Brasenose College

College Lecturership in English Language and Literature

Applications are invited for a College Lecturership in English Language and Literature, tenable for two years only from 1 October 1999. The post provides replacement teaching both at college and faculty levels during the post-holder's tenure of a British Academy Research Readership. Candidates' research and teaching expertise should fall within the period 1500–1800.

The salary will be £17,570 in the first year, with a small increment in the second. Further particulars and application forms may be obtained from the Tutorial Secretary, Merton College, Oxford OX1 4JD (telephone: Oxford (2)76329, fax: (2)86500, e-mail: clare.bass@merton.ox.ac. uk).

Applicants should arrange for two references to be sent directly to the Senior Tutor, Merton College. The closing date for both applications and references is Friday, 26 February.

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Oriel College

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Medical Sciences

Oriel College invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Medical Sciences, to be taken up on 1 October 1999 or as soon as possible thereafter, for three years in the first instance with the possibility of renewal up to a maximum of two further years. The research interests of the fellow shall lie in the broad field of Medical Sciences.

The person appointed will be required to undertake up to six hours' tutorial teaching per week in Metabolic Biochemistry to biochemistry and medical undergraduates.

The college expects to appoint a suitably qualified person who already holds a position as a research assistant or fellow (e.g. Royal Society, Wellcome, or Research Council) in a department of the University. The posts will be held concurrently. Further particulars may be obtained from the College Secretary, Oriel College, Oxford OX1 4EW. The closing date for applications is Friday, 26 February.

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St Anne's College

Appointment of part-time Secretarial Assistant in the Domestic Bursary

Applications are invited for the post of Secretarial Assistant in the Domestic Bursary. Good communication and keyboard skills are essential. Other database computer training will be given. Benefits include sick-pay scheme. Salary will be in accordance with experience on an incremental scale, pro rata to £10,443–£12,250. Further details may be obtained from the Domestic Bursar's Office, St Anne's College, Oxford (telephone: Oxford (2)74830), to whom applications should be sent, together with the names and addresses of two referees, to arrive not later than 15 February.

St Anne's College is an equal opportunities employer.

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St Catherine's College

Official Fellowship and Tutorship in Law and CUF Lecturership in the Faculty of Law

St Catherine's College proposes to elect to a Fellowship and Tutorship in Law with effect from October 1999. The college appointment is tenable in conjunction with a University Lecturership (CUF). The successful applicant will be required to take tutorial responsibility and teach for the college in two of the subjects Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Torts, Land Law, Administrative Law, and Trusts. In addition, the successful candidate will be required to lecture and to supervise graduate students for the Faculty of Law, and to undertake research in one of the subjects Land Law, Family Law, and Human Rights.

Further particulars should be obtained from the Master, St Catherine's College (telephone: Oxford (2)71762). Applications should include the names of three referees, who should be asked to send their references directly to the Master, St Catherine's College, Oxford OX1 3UJ, by the closing date, Thursday, 11 March.

St Catherine's College and the University are equal opportunities employers.

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St Cross College

E.P. Abraham Junior Research Fellowship

St Cross College proposes to make an election to an E.P. Abraham Junior Research Fellowship in some branch of the medical, biological, or chemical sciences, tenable for two years from 1 October 1999 and renewable for one further year. The fellowship is open to men and women and carries a stipend of £15,735 per annum, together with common table rights (five lunches a week). It is assumed that applicants will have found a place with an appropriate Oxford department and will not be in receipt of another substantial stipend or other source of funding.

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 E.P. Abraham JRF) should include details of the candidate's academic record, proposed subject of research, and research programme, together with the names of two referees, and should be sent to the Master, St Cross College, Oxford OX1 3LZ, by 26 March. Applicants should ask their referees to send references direct to the Master by that date.

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St Hilda's College

Anne Tucker Fellowship in Biochemistry/Lecturership in Molecular Biophysics

Applications are invited for the above post which is based in the Laboratory of Molecular Biophysics, Department of Biochemistry, with effect from 1 October 1999 or as soon as possible thereafter. The person appointed will be employed by the college, whose statutes (made under the Oxford and Cambridge Act, 1923) provide that all fellows must be women. The stipend will be according to age on the scale £19,826–£37,113. A start-up grant is available.

The successful candidate will have carried out advanced research in structural biology with an interest in molecular structure relevant to understanding disorders of the nervous system. The appointment is for an initial period of five years. Subject to satisfactory performance, it will then be confirmed until retirement age.

Details of college and departmental duties are given in the further particulars, which are available from http:// www.biop.ox.ac.uk, or from Professor L.N. Johnson, FRS, Head of Laboratory of Molecular Biophysics, Department of Biochemistry, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3QU

(e-mail: jthorp@biop.ox.ac.uk). Applications (eight copies, or one only from overseas candidates), which should in- clude a curriculum vitae, summary of research interests, listing of publications (please star five most important publications), and quoting reference TUCKER, should be sent to Professor Johnson by 26 March. Applicants should also give the names of three referees and ask them to write to Professor Johnson by the same date.

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St Hugh's College

Tutorial Fellowship and University Lecturership (CUF) in Modern History

St Hugh's College proposes to elect an Official Fellow and Tutor in Modern History, with effect from 1 October 1999. The fellowship is tenable with an Oxford University lecturership (CUF). Both appointments will be for five years in the first instance, and will be renewable to the retirement age. The combined college and university salary will be according to age on a scale up to £37,113 per annum. Additional college allowances are available. The person a ppointed will replace Professor H.C.G. Matthew, Director of the New Dictionary of National Biography.

Applications are invited from those with interests in the fields of British and European History in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Further particulars and application forms may be obtained from the Senior Tutor, St Hugh's College, Oxford OX2 6LE (fax: Oxford (2)74912), to whom applications, including a full curriculum vitae, a list of publications, and the names of three referees, should be sent to arrive by

12 March. Candidates should ask referees to write direct to the Senior Tutor by the same date. Interviews will be held on 20 April. St Hugh's College and the University are equal opportunities employers.

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St Peter's College

Schoolteacher Study Visits

Applications are invited for Schoolteacher Study Visits during the academic year 1999–2000. These may be for either a complete term (spring or summer), or a shorter study period of up to four weeks during the Easter vacation. The college will provide membership of the senior common room and board and lodging, but no stipend. Preference will be given to candidates whose work involves teaching or advising sixth-formers (including head teachers).

Further particulars and an application form may be obtained from the College Secretary, St Peter's College, Oxford OX1 2DL (telephone: Oxford (2)78863/4). The closing date for applications is Wednesday, 10 March. Applicants should also ask two referees to send references to the College Secretary by this date. Interviews will be held on 25 March.

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Somerville College

Temporary Tutorial Fellowship in Law

Somerville College proposes to elect a Tutorial Fellow in Law with effect from 1 October 1999, until 30 September 2002. The Somerville appointment is tenable in conjunction with a University Lecturership (CUF) in the Faculty of Law, tenable for the same period. The vacancy was created to replace one of the college's Tutorial Fellows in Law who was granted temporary leave from her post to take up a chair in European Community Law at the European University Institute in Florence. Applications are invited from suitably qualified women and men who can provide teaching in the college in at least three of the subjects in the Honour School of Jurisprudence (other than Jurisprudence, Comparative, and Roman law), or two of those subjects and one in the graduate degrees of BCL, and M.Juris. It is hoped to appoint a person with a specialist research interest in all or some parts of EC law. Preference may be given to those with, in addition, a special interest in Tort or Public Law. The appointee will also be required to teach for the faculty within the field of EC Law (in a broad sense, including Competition Law). The combined college and university salary will be according to age on a scale up to £37,113 per annum. Additional college allowances are available.

Particulars may be obtained from the College Secretary, Somerville College, Oxford OX2 6HD (telephone: Oxford (2)70619/31, fax: (2)70620, e-mail: secretariat@somerville.ox.ac.uk). The closing date for applications is 3 March.

The college is an equal opportunites employer.

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