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

Christ Church

ROBERT HILDRED FAIRFAX CARLYLE, MA, 1 December 1998; Westminster Exhibitioner 1939–41 and 1946–8.

THOMAS EDWARD SYDNEY EGERTON, MA, 2 December 1998; commoner 1937–9.

VEERSINH BHADRASINHRAO GAEKWAR, MA; commoner 1948.

JOSEPH NOEL BAILEY PENNY, MA, November 1998; scholar 1935–8. Aged 81.

FRANCIS WILLIAM SHEPHERD, MA, 23 February 1985; commoner 1925–8.

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Corpus Christi College

RICHARD JOHN WILLIAMS, MA, 25 August 1998; commoner 1929–33. Aged 87.

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Magdalen College

PHILIP HENRY AKERMAN BROWNRIGG, 17 November 1998; demy 1930–4. Aged 87.

COL. (EDWARD) RODERICK HILL, DSO, 21 November 1998; commoner 1923–6. Aged 94.

PROFESSOR (NORMAN) STUART SUTHERLAND, 8 November 1998; exhibitioner 1945–9, Fellow by Examination 1954–8. Aged 71.

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Wadham College

EPRIME ESHAG, MA, 24 November 1998; Fellow 1962–86, Emeritus Fellow 1986–98. Aged 80.

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MEMORIAL MEETING

Wadham College

A Memorial Meeting for EPRIME ESHAG will be held at 2.30 p.m. on Saturday, 23 January, in the Holywell Music Room, and afterwards at Wadham College.

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ELECTIONS

Brasenose College

To Exhibitions in Modern History:

JESSIE J. CHILDS, formerly of Stowe School

CATHERINE NEWTON, formerly of Parkstone Grammar School, Poole

NARMADA THIRANAGAMA, formerly of Sir George Monoux Sixth-Form College, London

To an Exhibition in Music:

TIMOTHY G. RIBCHESTER, formerly of Inverkeithing High School, Fife

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Corpus Christi College

To a Visiting Fellowship (MT 1999):

PROFESSOR AIMÉE BROWN PRICE (PH.D. Yale), Guest Curator, American Federation for the Arts

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Queen's College

To a Junior Research Fellowship in Modern History (with effect from 1 October 1999):

DIANA RUTH PATON (BA Warwick, MA Yale), Yale University

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PRIZE

St Hugh's College

Hurry Prize for most distinguished First in Final Honour Schools:

BENJAMIN JONATHAN PARKER

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NOTICES

CHRIST CHURCH

Fowler Hamilton Visiting Research Fellowships 2000–1

The college proposes to elect Fowler Hamilton Visiting Fellows, in the Humanities or the Social Sciences, from overseas for up to eleven months in the period September 2000 to August 2001.

The fellowships are intended to enable distinguished senior scholars to pursue their own study and research as members of the college community, and they will be expected to reside in Oxford during the period of tenure.

The fellows will be entitled to free family accommodation, use of a study room in college, and free lunches and dinners. Return fares from the country of origin will be paid for each fellow and his/her family. Limited stipends may also be offered, depending on individual circumstances. Further details may be obtained from the Dean's Secretary, Christ Church, Oxford OX1 1DP (fax: Oxford (2)76238), and applications should be received not later than 14 February. The further particulars can also be seen on the college Web site, http://www.chch.ox.ac.uk/jobs.

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Dr Lee Visiting Research Fellowships in the Sciences 2000–1

The college proposes to elect one or more Visiting Fellows, in the Natural Sciences and Mathematics, for up to nine months in the period September 2000 to August 2001.

The fellowships are intended to enable distinguished senior scholars from Britain or overseas to pursue their own research as members of the college community, and they will be expected to reside in Oxford during the period of tenure. Fellows must make their own research arrangements with Oxford laboratories.

Each fellow will be entitled to free family accommodation, use of a study room in college, and free lunches and dinners. Return fares from the place of residence will be paid for each fellow and his/her family. Limited stipends may also be offered, depending on individual circumstances.

Further details may be obtained from the Dean's Secretary, Christ Church, Oxford OX1 1DP (fax: Oxford (2)76238), and applications should be received not later than 8 February. The further particulars can also be seen on the college Web site, http://www.chch.ox.ac.uk/jobs.

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JESUS COLLEGE

Tutorial Fellowship in Pure Mathematics

Applications are invited from men and women for a Tutorial Fellowship in Pure Mathematics 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 Pure Mathematics to undergraduates at Jesus College within the context of Mathematics Moderations and the Honour School of Mathematics and Joint Schools.

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 21 January. Referees should be asked to write directly to the Principal by the same date.

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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ST ANTONY'S COLLEGE

Directorship of the Argentine Studies Programme

Applications are invited for an appointment to the Directorship of the programme at the Latin American Centre of Oxford University. The appointment will be for five years in the first instance, with the possibility of renewal for a further five years. The successful candidate will be expected to conduct scholarly research and teaching, and to take an entrepreneurial role in binding Argentine studies. Appropriate fields of specialisation may be any of the social sciences, including twentieth-century history.

The post is attached to a governing body fellowship at St Antony's College.

Applications, naming three people who have agreed to act as referees, should be received not later than 31 January by the Director, Latin American Centre, St Antony's College, Oxford OX2 6JF, from whom further particulars may be obtained (also from Maria. Ryan@lac.ox.ac.uk).

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ST JOHN'S COLLEGE

Appointment of Dean's Secretary (part-time)

A suitably experienced person is sought to work with the Senior Dean for approximately twelve hours a week. A mature outlook, flexible approach, and a sympathetic attitude to students are essential, as is the ability to be discreet. The appointment will be for an initial period of two years, and with a starting salary of £12,708, pro rata.

Applications, which should include a curriculum vitae and the names and addresses of two referees, must be received by the Academic Administrator, St John's College, Oxford OX1 3JP, by 24 December.

St John's College is committed to equal opportunities.

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SOMERVILLE COLLEGE

Stipendiary Lecturership in German

Somerville College invites applications for the post of Temporary Stipendiary Lecturer in German for Trinity Term and Michaelmas Term 1999, and Hilary Term 2000. The appointment will be for the period 20 April 1999 to 25 March 2000.

The lecturer will be required to provide an annual average of eight hours' teaching a week during the three Full Terms (which each last eight weeks). Teaching will be required for papers on medieval German literature, the first-year course, and some language classes. The lecturer will be asked to serve as Director of Studies to those undergraduates reading German.

The appointment will be at point one (£9,877) or point two (£10,490) of an incremental scale, depending on experience. The lecturer will share the use of a teaching room in college and will be a member of the senior common room. He or she will be entitled to a number of meals in college during Full Term.

Further particulars are available from the College Secretary, Somerville College, Oxford OX2 6HD, to whom all enquiries should be addressed. The closing date for applications is 1 February. Short-listed candidates are likely to be invited to interview in the week beginning 8 February.

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