Colleges, Halls, and Societies

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OBITUARIES

Corpus Christi College

CHRISTOPHER JAMES HARLEY, MA, 18 April 1999; commoner 1946–9. Aged 76.

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St Cross College

SONIA ELIZABETH CHADWICK HAWKES, MA (BA London), FSA, 30 May 1999; University Lecturer in European Archaeology and Fellow, 1974–94, Emeritus Fellow 1994–9.

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St Hugh's College

KATHLEEN MARY HOBBS, 26 May 1999; Exhibitioner 1924–7; Principal, St Mary's Tutorial College, 1941–88; awarded Médaille de la Reconnaissance Française, 1946; Chairman, Association of Tutors, 1973. Aged 94.

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MEMORIAL CELEBRATION

Corpus Christi College

A Celebration of the life of SIR LEO PLIATZKY, formerly Scholar and Honorary Fellow of the college, will be held at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, 21 July, in Corpus Christi College. Tea will be served afterwards in the college hall.

Those wishing to attend are asked to notify the President's Secretary by 14 July.

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ELECTIONS

Brasenose College

To a Somerset Thornhill Exhibition:

ALEXANDRA SAUNDERS

To an Open Exhibition:

OLIVER CLIFTON

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Corpus Christi College

To a Research Fellowship in Clinical Genetics (with effect from 1 October 1999):

PATRICK HENRY MAXWELL, MA, D.PHIL., MRCP

To a Junior Research Research Fellowship in Computer Science (with effect from 1 October 1999):

STEVEN REECE, D.PHIL. (B.SC. Liverpool)

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St Hugh's College

To the Dorothea Gray Senior Scholarship:

MATTHEW JAMES PEACOCK, BA, M.PHIL.

To the Marjorie Clerk Scholarship:

MAJA ANDRIC (BA, MA Ljubljana)

To the Eunice Duthoit Turner Scholarships:

KATHERINE BRADING (B.SC., B.PHIL. London)

INA J. HARTMANN (MA Tübingen)

JEFFREY SEIDMAN, BA, B.PHIL. (BA Maryland)

RACHEL WILSON, M.SC. (B.SC. Australian)

To the Larkinson Scholarship:

NIR EYAL (BA Tel Aviv, MA Jerusalem)

To Jubilee Scholarships:

ANEIRIN GLYN, M.MATH.

JOHN HOBART, BA

GUNDULA KREUZER, M.ST.

To the Hodgson Scholarship:

MICHAEL LONDRY (BA, MA Alberta)

To the Elizabeth J. Harris Scholarship:

FENG CHEN (B.SC. Dalian, M.SC. Ac. Sinica)

To the William Thomas and Gladys Willing Scholarship:

SANGJIN PARK (BA, MA Hankuk)

To a Nuffield Scholarship:

MARTYN CHIMAN PATEL, formerly of Cardiff High School

To a Nuffield Exhibition:

CLAIRE JULIA GIFFORD, formerly of Cotham Grammar School

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PRIZE

St Hugh's College

Collections Prize:

VICTORIA ANNE HOYLE

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NOTICES

KEBLE COLLEGE

Stipendiary Lecturership in English

Keble College proposes to elect a stipendiary lecturer in English for one year starting in October 1999. The post will involve teaching for up to nine hours per week, and helping with the organisation of English instruction (organising teaching, monitoring student progress, and participating in admissions).

The lecturer will be responsible for the following tutorial instruction: (a) the second-year tutorial series, English Literature 1509–1832; (b) the third-year options (papers 7 and 8); (c) Shakespeare (paper 2); and (d) perhaps some Mods options.

The remuneration will be at an appropriate point on the scale £9,727–£13,706. The stipendiary lecturer will be a member of the senior common room and will be entitled to free lunches and dinners at the common table. Letters of application (including a curriculum vitae and the names of two referees) should be returned to the College Secretary, Keble College, Oxford OX1 3PG, by Friday, 25 June.

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LINACRE COLLEGE

Appointment of Alumni Relations Officer

Linacre College, one of six graduate colleges of the University, invites applications for an Alumni Relations Officer. The Alumni Relations Officer is a key individual in the work of the Development Office, with responsibility for building and sustaining good relations with college alumni; organising alumni events and activities; producing the college newsletter and other publications; and overseeing the Development Office database (Raiser's Edge).

The applicant should have excellent interpersonal skills and writing ability, and be able to fit into a small and friendly working environment. It is essential that the Alumni Relations Officer be able to initiate innovative programmes to build support from alumni. Applicants should also be comfortable with computer operations, including word-processing and relational databases. The Linacre College Development Office uses the Raiser's Edge alumni database. Skill with desktop publishing software would also be useful. It is anticipated that appointment to this full-time permanent position will be made on the university salary scale at clerical grade 4 (£13,074–£15,134). Further particulars may be obtained from the Development Office, Linacre College, Oxford OX1 3JA (telephone: Oxford (2)71671, e-mail: stephen.hague@linacre.ox.ac.uk). Closing date for applications: Friday, 25 June.

Linacre College is an equal opportunities employer.

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PEMBROKE COLLEGE

Stipendiary Lecturership in Physics

Pembroke College wishes to appoint a six-hour stipendiary lecturer in Physics for one year from 1 October 1999. The successful candidate will be required to teach a range of physics topics, possibly to include mechanics, electricity and magnetism, thermodynamics and statistical mechanics, etc. In addition to the six hours of tutorial teaching, the lecturer will be required to work in conjunction with Dr P.N. Burrows, and in consultation with Dr P.C. Klipstein, in arranging teaching and related matters. The stipend for this post will be £7,282 (under review) and the lecturer will have use of a teaching room. In addition, the successful applicant will be entitled to two free lunches and two free dinners per week. Further particulars may be obtained by contacting the Academic Registrar at Pembroke College (telephone: Oxford (2)76410, e-mail: jackie.lewis@pmb.ox.ac.uk). Applicants should submit six copies of their application and curriculum vitae to the Senior Tutor, Pembroke College, Oxford OX1 1DW, by 2 July. They should ask two referees to send references to the Senior Tutor by the same deadline. Interviews will be held in mid-July.

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SOMERVILLE COLLEGE

Appointment of Graduate Student to organise Chapel and other events

Somerville College is looking for a graduate student or other suitable person to organise Chapel events during term, including a weekly Sunday evening service, as well as other events of a religious and ethical nature, to include multi-faith and non-faith perspectives. The position is tenable for one year in the first instance, with the possibility of renewal, starting in Michaelmas Term 1999. Room and board or its financial equivalent will be offered for the duration of the period of tenure of the position. A covering letter explaining your suitability for the role, a curriculum vitae and the names of two referees, should be sent to the Fellows' Secretary, Somerville College, Oxford OX2 6HD, by 9 July, stating availability for interview in July.

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TRINITY COLLEGE

Appointment of Development Administrator

Trinity College invites applications for a new post within a busy College Development Office responsible for fund-raising and maintaining regular contact with the college's alumni and friends. The Development Office runs a well-established annual programme of events and publications and requires additional support to maintian the Development Office database, help organise alumni events and programmes, produce fund-raising and alumni publications, research and compile reports, and organise mailings.

Essential requirements for the post are excellent communication skills, numerical aptitude, and accuracy. Applicants should also possess IT proficiency (relational databases and word-processing) and enthusiasm to play an active role in the varied functions within the Development Office. The salary will be on the CL4 scale (c.£15,000), with pension and five weeks' holiday.

Further details are available from Trish Sterry, Trinity College, Oxford OX1 3BH (telephone: Oxford (2)79889), to whom applications, including names and addresses of two referees, should be sent before 22 June.

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