Colleges, Halls, and Societies

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Note: college vacancies will also be found in the Gazette's Appointments Supplement.

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OBITUARIES

Corpus Christi College

RUSSELL ERNEST THOMPSON, B.PHIL., MA, 17 November 1998; scholar 1957–60. Aged 62.

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Merton College

CLAYTON LEE BURWELL, 12 May 1998; Rhodes Scholar 1932–5. Aged 87.

CHRISTOPHER JOHN SEPPINGS COLTHURST, 5 May 1998; commoner 1956–60. Aged 62.

ERIC DOUGLAS DEEBLE, November 1998; commoner 1930–4. Aged 86.

CHARLES FRANCIS CALMADY DENT, 17 September 1997; commoner 1923–5. Aged 93.

PHIROZE EDULJI DUSTOOR; visitor 1935–6.

JAMES FREDERICK GARNER, 20 March 1998; Rhodes Scholar 1953–5. Aged 66.

STEVEN JOHN GROAK, 3 June 1998; commoner 1963–6. Aged 54.

OLIVER DEVERELL HOLT; commoner 1928–31.

RONALD BERNARD JENNISON, 12 April 1998; commoner 1944–5. Aged 70.

SIR HAROLD KENT, GCB, QC, DCL, 4 December 1998; postmaster 1922–6. Aged 95.

JOHN RAYMOND LAWRENCE, 23 October 1998; commoner 1942. Aged 76.

DOUGLAS VALENTINE LE PAN, 27 November 1998; commoner 1935–7. Aged 84.

PETER DIXON LENNETT; commoner 1959–60.

PATRICK MACDERMOTT, 5 June 1998; commoner 1948–50. Aged 72.

GEOFFREY JOHN MAIN, November 1998; commoner 1947–9. Aged 76.

NEIL ALAIN MCPHERSON, August 1998; commoner 1980–5. Aged 36.

BARRY WILLIAM MICHAEL PALMER, 30 October 1998; postmaster 1953–7. Aged 64.

JOHN CHARLES GRAEME WATERHOUSE, 16 April 1998; commoner 1957–63. Aged 59.

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St Anne's College

MRS PATRICIA JEAVONS (née Randall); commoner 1953–6.

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St Edmund Hall

ARTHUR ROGER DOUGLAS, MA, 12 December 1998; exhibitioner 1949–53. Aged 70.

RODERICK SAYERS PAUL, MA, 19 September 1998; commoner 1956–9. Aged 63.

PETER CHARLES SWANN, MA, 25 December 1997; commoner 1940–1 and 1946–51. Aged 75.

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St Hilda's College

DAMARIS IRWIN DYER-BALL (née Cavers), BA, 30 November 1997; commoner 1937–40. Aged 79.

BARBARA THEODORA ROSS GRAY (née Church), MA, 4 November 1998; scholar 1927–30. Aged 89.

SYLVIA GREEN (née Crabb), MA, 3 January 1999; commoner 1941–4. Aged 75.

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St Hugh's College

AUDRIE BETTY BIRKETT (née Disney- Roebuck), 16 November 1998; commoner 1929–32. Aged 87.

BARBARA MAUD BROWN (née Goss), 26 November 1998; commoner 1926–9. Aged 90.

IRENE JESSIE REID FLEMING (née Bromley), 1 January 1998; commoner 1928–31. Aged 79.

STELLA CHRISTINE HUTCHESON (née Smyth), 30 November 1998; commoner 1973–6. Aged 43.

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Wolfson College

WAYNE BRYNMORE WATKINS, B.SC., M.SC., PH.D., D.SC., 26 March 1998; Junior Research Fellow 1968–9. Aged 55.

LINDA WEBB, M.SC., September 1998; graduate student 1982–3.

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ELECTIONS

All Souls College

Visiting Fellowships

The following will be in residence for Hilary Term 1999 as Visiting Fellows at All Souls College:

SIR JOHN COLES

PROFESSOR NIKOLAI DOBRONRAVIN, University of St Petersburg

PROFESSOR ZHONGQIAO DUAN, Renmin University of China

PROFESSOR RICHARD ERICSON, University of British Columbia

DR PAUL JOHNSON, London School of Economics

PROFESSOR GABRIEL JOSIPOVICI, University of Sussex

DR DINAH MANISTY

PROFESSOR PAMELA REYNOLDS, University of Cape Town

PROFESSOR GAVIN WRIGHT, Stanford University

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Corpus Christi College

To Scholarships:

GAIL JOY BARTLETT, formerly of Aylesbury High School

MICHAEL JELFS CUBISON, formerly of King Edward VII School, Sheffield

MIGUEL FRAGA, formerly of London Oratory School

SAROSH ROHINTAN IRANI, formerly of Latymer Upper School, London

KEVIN MICHAEL KING, formerly of Coventry School (King Henry VIII)

OLIVER JAMES KUNC, formerly of Bradford Grammar School

ELEANORE MARY JESSICA GEORGINA LYONS, formerly of Loreto Grammar School

CLAIRE MIDDLEHURST, formerly of Aquinas College, Stockport

ASSAD IRFAN NEGYAL, formerly of Bootham School, York

ARUN SHARMA, formerly of Foyle/Londonderry College

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Green College

To Graduate Awards:

JEDEDIAH RICHARD DIXON, BA

ANJUM HALAI (M.ED. Aga Khan)

STEVEN JOHN LO (BA Cambridge)

MARION KAY SHIPMAN (BA Open)

BENJAMIN JAMES THORNLEY (B.SC. Swansea)

KATHERINE HELEN ALEXANDRA TRIPPE, BA

ANNA MARIE UPTON, BA

JASON VERRALL (B.SC. London)

To the Sir Richard Doll Computer Scholarship:

MIGUEL-ANGEL GONZALEZ-BALLESTER

To IBM Computer Scholarships:

IOANNIS KARYDIS (BA Cambridge)

JASON VERRALL (B.SC. London)

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Kellogg College

To an Honorary Fellowship:

CHARLES ANTONY RICHARD HOARE, MA (HON. D.SC. California, Warwick, York, Bath), FRS, DFBCS, Professorial Fellow, Wolfson College

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Nuffield College

To Professorial Fellowships:

JEREMY JOHN RICHARDSON (BA Keele, MA, PH.D. Manchester), Professor of European Public Policy, University of Essex

KEVIN WILLIAM ROBERTS, D.PHIL. (BA Essex), Professor of Economics, London School of Economics

To a Faculty Fellowship:

GEOFFREY EVANS (BA Sussex), Research Fellow of the college

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To Visiting Fellowships:

KERRY BROUGHER (BA University of California, Irvine, MA University of California, Los Angeles), Director, the Museum of Modern Art, Oxford

DAVID WILLETTS, BA, Member of Parliament for Havant, Shadow Secretary of State for Education and Employment

To a non-stipendiary Research Fellowship:

TINA RYDBERG (M.SC., PH.D. Aarhus), University of Aarhus

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NOTICES

BALLIOL COLLEGE

Jowett Senior Scholarships

Balliol College proposes to elect two Jowett Senior Scholars. The scholarships, which will be awarded solely on the basis of academic merit, are open to graduates currently working in Oxford who are reading, or intend to read, for a D.Phil. It is expected that applicants will normally be in at least their first year and not later than their second year of graduate work. The scholarships are tenable in any subject for which the college admits students.

The scholarships will be awarded for a maximum of two years. Scholars will take up their award on 1 October 1999. The value of the scholarships is £1,550 a year. In addition, scholars will receive free meals, and they will be entitled to dine twice a week at high table. The scholars will be entitled to accommodation (for which they will be charged) until they have completed their university residence requirements. This accommodation will be in the Graduate Centre at Holywell Manor.

There will also be Jowett Exhibitions, up to the value of £1,000 each for candidates who are runners-up for the Jowett Senior Scholarships. These will be restricted to members of Balliol College. The exhibitions are tenable for one year only. Application forms may be obtained from the Senior Tutor's Secretary, Balliol College, Oxford OX1 3BJ; they should be returned by Friday, 22 January. There is no separate application form required for the exhibitions. The college hopes to interview short-listed applicants during the week commencing 22 February (sixth week).

Balliol College is an equal opportunities employer and a charity which exists to promote excellence in education and research.

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BRASENOSE COLLEGE AND ST ANNE'S COLLEGE

Tutorial Fellowship in Ancient History

Applications are invited for the above post, to commence on 1 October 1999. The title of university lecturer (CUF) may be conferred on the holder of the fellowship. 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.

Further particulars may be obtained from the College Secretary, Brasenose College, Oxford O1 4AJ (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, 5 February. 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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GREEN COLLEGE

Friends of 13 Norham Gardens: Osler Essay Prize 1999

This prize, to the annual value of £200, is offered by the Friends of 13 Norham Gardens through the generosity of Dr Martin Entin of Montreal, Canada, for an essay to be submitted by a registered medical student of Oxford University (either clinical or preclinical).

The subject chosen should in some way deal with medicine or medical science in the light of the life and work of Sir William Osler. Students who are interested in submitting an essay may visit Osler's former home and library at 13 Norham Gardens by appointment (telephone: Oxford 512492). Essays of not less than 2,500 words and not more than 5,000 words should be sent to Lord Walton of Detchant at 13 Norham Gardens, Oxford OX2 6PS, by 31 May.

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HERTFORD COLLEGE

Junior Research Fellowship

Hertford College invites applications for a Junior Research Fellowship in the Arts or Social Sciences, tenable for three years from 1 October 1999. The fellowship is open to graduates of any university aged under thirty at the time of the appointment, normally of postdoctoral or equivalent standing, who are already engaged in independent research. The stipend will be £12,169 rising annually by increments of £500 and indexed to academic salary rises, plus free meals and free accommodation or a housing allowance in lieu, together with computer and research allowances.

Further details and an application form may be obtained from the Principal's Secretary, Hertford College, Oxford OX1 3BW (telephone: Oxford (2)79405, fax: (2)79437, e-mail: lihua.li@hertford.ox.ac.uk). Closing date for applications: Friday, 29 January.

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JESUS COLLEGE

Tutorial Fellowship in Politics

Applications are invited for a Tutorial Fellowship in Politics from 1 October 1999. The fellowship will be held in conjunction with a Titular University Lecturership (CUF), for which no separate application is required.

The successful applicant will be expected to undertake research and to make a major contribution to teaching Politics to undergraduates at Jesus College within the context of the Honour Schools of Philosophy, Politics and Economics, and Modern History and Politics.

The Social Studies Faculty Board has indicated a strong preference for an applicant in the field of Political Theory. 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. Further particulars, containing details of the duties and full range of emoluments and allowances, may be obtained from the Principal, Jesus College, Oxford OX1 3DW.

Letters of application, together with a curriculum vitae and the names of three referees, should reach the Principal, Jesus College, Oxford OX1 3DW, not later than 5 February. Referees should be asked to write directly to the Principal by the same date.

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LINACRE COLLEGE

Junior Research Fellowships

Linacre College proposes to make elections to not more than three Junior Research Fellowships, tenable for one year in the first instance from 1 October 1999 and renewable for a second year. Junior Research Fellows will receive a book allowance of £250 per annum and enjoy dining rights in college. The fellowships are open to men and women graduates of any university; there is no restriction of subject, but candidates should be intending to engage in research at postdoctoral level. Applicants will normally be expected to have submitted for a higher research degree before taking up a Junior Research Fellowship; and to be assured of adequate funding for the duration of a Junior Research Fellowship.

See below for method of application.

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EPA Cephalosporin Junior Research Fellowships

Linacre College proposes to make elections to not more than three EPA Cephalosporin Junior Research Fellowships, tenable for one year in the first instance from 1 October 1999 and renewable for a second year. Junior Research

Fellows will receive a book allowance of £250 per annum and enjoy dining rights in college. The fellowships are open to men and women graduates of any university, but candidates should be intending to engage in research at postdoctoral level in the fields of the medical, biological, or chemical sciences.

Applicants will normally be expected to have submitted for a higher research degree before taking up a Junior Research Fellowship; and to be assured of adequate funding for the duration of a Junior Research Fellowship.

Application for any of the Junior Research Fellowships detailed above, on a form available from the College Secretary, should be made to the Principal, Linacre College, Oxford OX1 3JA, giving details of the applicant's academic record and proposed course of research. Two referees should be asked to write directly to the Principal by the closing date for applications, 31 January.

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Heselton Legal Research Scholarship

This scholarship, of a value of £1,000 per annum, is open to a suitably qualified student studying, or intending to study, for a research degree in an area of English Law or European Community Law. The scholar must be accepted by Oxford University to read for a higher degree, and must be, or become, a member of Linacre College.

The scholarship, tenable from 1 October 1999, will be awarded for two years in the first instance, and may be extended for a third and final year. Application forms may be obtained from the College Secretary, Linacre College, Oxford OX1 3JA. Closing date for applications: 1 March.

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Domus Research Studentships

Linacre College proposes to elect to not more than four Domus Studentships, tenable in the first instance for two years from 1 October 1999, with the possibility of election for a third year subject to satisfactory work and progress. The value of these studentships will be £250 per year. They will not normally be tenable after the students' liability for university and college fees has ended.

Holders of Domus Studentships will be given priority in the allocation of college accommodation. Candidates for these studentships will be either students who intend to begin reading for a higher degree or diploma at the University in October 1999, or current students of Linacre College in their first or second years. There is no restriction of subject.

Candidates for these awards should submit an account of their previous academic work and a brief description of their proposed topic of research to the Principal, Linacre College, Oxford OX1 3JA, before 31 January, and should ask two academic referees to write directly to the Principal about them by that date.

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Graduate Scholarships

Linacre College proposes to elect to two Graduate Scholarships, of a value of £2,000 per annum, tenable for one year from 1 October 1999, with the possibility of renewal for a second year.

The scholarships are open to suitably qualified students reading or intending to read for a research degree in the arts and humanities. At the time of taking up the scholarships, scholars must have been admitted as postgraduate students by a relevant faculty of the University, and must be, or become, members of Linacre College.

Application forms may be obtained from the College Secretary, Linacre College, Oxford OX1 3JA. Closing date for applications: 31 January.

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ORIEL COLLEGE

Hargreaves Senior Scholarship

Oriel College proposes to elect a Hargreaves Senior Scholar for two years from 1 October 1999.

The scholarship is open to men and women graduates of any university. During tenure of the scholarship, the successful applicant will be required to be reading for a higher degree in the humanities at the University of Oxford.

The scholar will be a member of the senior common room and will be entitled to lunches and dinners at the common table and, if unmarried, to rooms in college, free of charge. The scholar may also receive a sum not exceeding £600 for each year of holding the scholarship.

Applicants should write to the College Secretary, Oriel College, Oxford OX1 4EW, enclosing a curriculum vitae and a proposed outline of research (eight copies of each), together with the names of three referees.

Candidates are asked to request their referees to send references direct to the College Secretary before Friday, 12 February.

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ST PETER'S COLLEGE

Bodossaki Graduate Scholarship in Science

Applications are invited for a Graduate Scholarship established by the Bodossaki Foundation in any field of Sci-ence, including Mathematics, Engineering, and Medicine

(especially Immunology and Oncology).

The scholarship, which is open to Greek citizens who will be under the age of thirty on taking up the award, is tenable for a period of not more than three years from 1 October 1999. The emoluments, totalling up to £10,500 per annum, cover university and college fees and a grant for maintenance. The successful applicant will be required to read for a higher degree of the University of Oxford.

Applicants, who should have obtained a first-class degree of a British university or an equivalent Greek or other overseas qualification, should write to the Master, enclosing a curriculum vitae and outline of research proposed, together with the names of three referees. Referees should be asked to send references direct to the Master, St Peter's College, Oxford OX1 2DL. Applications and references should arrive by 1 February. Interviews are likely to be held in Oxford on 1 March.

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SOMERVILLE COLLEGE

Graduate Scholarships

Somerville College proposes to award Graduate Scholarships to graduates of any university who intend to work, or are already working, for a higher degree at Oxford. The awards are tenable for two years from 1 October 1999, with a possibility of renewal for a third, and are unrestricted as to subject.

The value of each scholarship will be £1,500 per annum. At least for the first year, scholars will be offered a room at the standard rate in the Margery Fry and Elizabeth Nuffield Graduate House, which is within the college curtilage, and will also be entitled to dine free of charge once a week at high table during Full Term.

Application forms and further particulars for these scholarships are available from the College Secretary, Somerville College, Oxford OX2 6HD. The closing date for applications is 1 March, and candidates should ask two referees to write directly to the College Secretary by that date.

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WORCESTER COLLEGE

Wilkinson Junior Research Fellowship and Assistant Deanship

Worcester College invites applications from graduates engaged in advanced study or research for the post of Wilkinson Junior Research Fellow and Assistant Dean. The post is tenable for two years (renewable for a third year), starting 1 September 1999, and is open to men and women who by that date will not have had more than seven continuous years in academic work after their first degree. (This limit may be raised for candidates who have had interrupted academic careers). The salary will be £4,300 per annum, with a small entertainment allowance. The successful candidate will be a member of the senior common room and will be entitled to free lunch and dinner at all times at which the college kitchen is open. He or she will be required to live in college, accommodation being provided free of charge, to assist the Dean and other college officers, and to deputise for the Dean in his absence.

Further details and application forms may be obtained by writing to the Provost's Secretary, Worcester College, Oxford OX1 2HB (fax: Oxford 793106). The closing date for completed applications, including references, is 10 February. Interviews of short-listed candidates are expected to take place in the first week of March.

Worcester College exists to promote excellence in education and research.

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