Colleges, Halls, and Societies

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Note: college vacancies will also be found in the Gazettes Appointments Supplement.

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Corpus Christi College

MICHAEL CARL SEDGWICK, MA, 14 October 1983; commoner 1944–7. Aged 57.

PHILIP JOHN VYSE, MA, 10 April 1997; exhibitioner 1958–61. Aged 59.

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St Antony's College, St John's College, and Wolfson College

MICHAEL VAILLANCOURT ARIS, MA (BA Durham, PH.D. London), 1999; Junior Research Fellow, St John's College, 1976--80; Research Fellow, Wolfson College, 1980--9; Research Fellow, St Antony's College, 1989--96, Senior Research Fellow in Tibetan and Himalayan Studies and Governing Body Fellow 1996--9.

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St Edmund Hall

ROSS PHILIP HARDING, MA, November 1998; commoner 1939–41. Aged 78.

THOMAS HERBERT HORSFIELD, BA, December 1981; commoner 1922–5. Aged 80.

THE REVD EDWARD GRAHAM MIDGLEY, B.LITT., MA, 7 May 1999; exhibitioner 1941 and 1946–8, Fellow 1951–78, Emeritus Fellow 1978–99. Aged 75.

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St Hugh's College

HELEN KENNETH BONE, 13 April 1999; commoner 1931—4. Aged 86.

MARY KATHLEEN FEARNLEY PATE (née Dale), 1999; commoner 1950–3. Aged 67.

MARY ELISABETH KILLIGREW WAIT, 27 November 1998; commoner 1920–3. Aged 96.

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St Antony's College

A celebration of the life and work of MICHAEL VAILLANCOURT ARIS will be held at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, 28 September, in the Sheldonian Theatre.

Admission will be by ticket only. Those wishing to attend are invited to apply for tickets to Anna McMahon, care of the Development Office, St Antony's College, Oxford OX2 6JF. Applicants should enclose a stamped self-addressed envelope. Each applicant may apply for up to three tickets for named individuals. Tickets will be posted on 1 September.

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Balliol College

To Reynolds Scholarships:

RICHARD GENILLE CAVE-BIGLEY, formerly of Shrewsbury School

PRAMIT CHAUDHURI, formerly of King's College School, Wimbledon

To a Noble Scholarship:

JANE MARY FELICITY HEATH, formerly of Lady Eleanor Holles School, Hampton

To a Frazer Scholarship:

JAMES TRISTAN WARD ORR, formerly of Winchester College

To a Prosser Exhibition:

JAMES TIMOTHY DEREK GRAY, formerly of Merchant Taylors' School

To Theobald Exhibitions:

LUCY JEMIMA HOWARD, formerly of Wimbledon High School

CHARLOTTE LESLIE, formerly of Millfield School

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Merton College

To a Postmastership:

T.P.X. MILLER, formerly of Royal Grammar School, Newcastle upon Tyne

To an Exhibition:

MISS J.L.M. MCAULEY, formerly of Loreto College, St Albans

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Trinity College

To a Blakiston Exhibition in Literae Humaniores:

HELEN RUTH SANTER, formerly of King's School, Gloucester

To a Chadwick Exhibition in Economics and Management:

HEATHER WRIGHT, formerly of Oxford High School

To Chadwick Exhibitions in Modern Languages:

DRISS FATIH, formerly of Spelthorne College, Ashford

SUSAN JANE LEACH, formerly of Queen Margaret's School, York

To a James and George Whitehead Travelling Studentship:

DARSHAK ASHOK SHAH, formerly of the Royal Grammar School, Guildford

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Trinity College

Richard Hillary Prize:


Lady Astbury Memorial Prize:


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Directorship of Development and Alumni Relations

Christ Church proposes to appoint a Director of Development and Alumni Relations for a fixed term of three years. The successful candidate will be expected to take a leading role in the planning and implementation of the college’s development strategy, and in fostering the college’s relations with its alumni. He/she will be responsible for management of the Development Office within Christ Church, and will work closely with the Dean (the Head of the college) and other college officers. Salary negotiable, £30,000–£35,000, depending on experience, with pension and other benefits.

Further particulars may be obtained from the Censors’ Administrator, Christ Church, Oxford OX1 1DP, and may be viewed on the college’s Web site, http://www.chch. The closing date for applications is 16 June.

Christ Church is an equal opportunities employer.

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Nine-hour Stipendiary Lecturership in Ancient History

Merton College wishes to appoint a Stipendiary Lecturer in Ancient History, with an obligation to teach up to an average of nine hours per week, for the academic year 1999–2000. The lecturer’s main responsibility will be to teach Ancient History for Greats, but there will also be a small amount of teaching for Classical Mods and for Ancient and Modern History. In addition, the lecturer will be expected to assist with admissions in November/ December. The stipend will be (at present rates) £11,597 per annum. The appointment will carry with it membership of the senior common room, and the right to free meals (lunch and dinner) for most of the year. A teaching room will be provided, possibly shared.

The college expects applicants to have completed at least two years of graduate work by October 1999 and to be actively engaged in research.

Applicants should provide a brief curriculum vitae, a brief statement of their research interests, and an account of what teaching they have done already and would be prepared to do. They should provide names, addresses, and telephone numbers of two referees, and should ask referees to write directly to the Tutorial Secretary.

Applications should be sent by post to the Tutorial Secretary, Merton College, Oxford OX1 4JD, (fax: Oxford (2)86500), as soon as possible, and at the latest by Monday, 31 May. Short-listed candidates may be asked for interview during the week following.

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TEPCO Senior Studentship in Japanese Studies

Pembroke College proposes to elect a Tepco Senior Student in Japanese Studies from 1 October 1999 or as soon as possible thereafter. The appointment will be for one year in the first instance, renewable for up to a further one year thereafter. The successful candidate will be undertaking study for an advanced degree in the area of Japanese Studies in the University of Oxford, or will intend to do so. He or she will be required to become a member of Pembroke College.

The studentship is primarily intended to enable the student to complete a doctoral thesis after termination of a British Academy grant, or to allow a person ineligible for such a grant to continue doctoral research. If the successful candidate is in receipt of no other financial support, the studentship will provide emoluments of, currently, £4,720 per annum. If the student already receives substantial support, the emoluments will be £600 in addition to any award(s) already held. The student will have certain senior common room rights, including some rights to dine free of charge. Accommodation may be provided in college at standard rates subject to availability.

Applications, with a curriculum vitae and names and addresses of two referees, should reach the Dean of Graduates, Pembroke College, Oxford OX1 1DW, by Friday, 4 June.

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Stipendiary Lecturership in Law

St Catherine's College proposes to appoint a twelve-hour Stipendiary Lecturer in Law from October 1999, for one year. The lecturer will be required to teach (in tutorials and classes) twelve hours per week on average in the eight weeks of each full term. In addition, he or she will be expected to play a full role in the running of the Jurisprudence Honour School, including participating in the admissions process, setting and marking college examinations, and the pastoral care of undergraduates.

The lecturer will be expected to teach at least two of the following subjects: Land Law, Torts Law, and Trusts. He/ she will also be expected to run revision classes in the core subjects, and to do such special paper teaching as falls within his/her research areas.

A teaching room is usually available. The lecturer will be a member of the senior common room and will receive five meals per week during term time. The stipend for 1999–2000 will be £15,768, and will be pensionable.

Applications should be addressed to the Senior Tutor, St Catherine's College, Oxford OX1 3UJ, and should include a curriculum vitae, an indication of areas of teaching expertise, and the names of two referees. Applicants should ask their referees to write directly to the Senior Tutor. Applications and references must arrive by Friday, 28 May. Short-listed candidates are likely to be interviewed during the week beginning 7 June.

St Catherine’s College is an equal opportunities employer.

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Randall-MacIver Junior Research Fellowship

Applications are invited for a Randall-MacIver Junior Research Fellowship, for research in Music (of any nation and period). The appointment would be for a fixed term of nine months, from 1 January to 30 September 2000. The fellowship is open to women graduates of any country. Further particulars should be obtained from the Academic Office, St Hilda’s College, Oxford OX4 1DY (telephone: Oxford (2)76815, e-mail:, to whom applications should be sent by 11 June.

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Temporary Stipendiary Lecturership in Twentieth-Century English Literature

Somerville College invites applications for the post of Temporary Stipendiary Lecturer in Twentieth-Century English Literature for the academic year 1999–2000. The lecturer will be required to provide an annual average of six hours’ teaching a week during the three Full Terms (each lasting eight weeks) of the academic year. The teaching required includes English Literature 1900 to the present, together with some or all of the following: Critical Commentary; Literary Theory; American Literature; Women Writers; Drama (post-1800).

The appointment will start on point 1 (£7,408) or point 2 (£7,868) of the university scale, depending on experience.

Further information and application form may be obtained from the College Secretary, Somerville College, Oxford OX2 6HD (e-mail: uk). The closing date for applications is 14 June. Short-listed candidates are likely to be invited for interview in the week beginning 28 June.

Somerville College is committed to achieving equal opportunities.

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John Brookman Graduate Organ Scholarship

Wadham College proposes to offer a John Brookman Organ Scholarship to a student who will be continuing or commencing to read for a graduate degree of the University in the next academic year, if a suitable candidate applies. The stipend will be £2,000 per annum. Other benefits may also be available to assist in the scholar’s musical development, and living accommodation will be available in college. The scholar will be required to direct the chapel choir, play the organ in chapel, and to play an active part in fostering the musical life of the college. The scholarship is open to graduate students in any faculty. Candidates should be musically able with an interest in the organ and in church music. The college’s choice will not necessarily be limited to those who apply. Further particulars should be sought from the Academic Administrator, Wadham College, Oxford OX1 3PN. The closing date for applications is Friday, 11 June.

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