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OBITUARIES

All Souls College, Corpus Christi College, Magdalen College, Mansfield College, Nuffield College, and St Antony's College

THE RT. HON. LORD BELOFF (MAX BELOFF), KT., MA, D.LITT., FBA, F.R.HIST.S., FRSA, 22 March 1999; commoner, Corpus Christi College, 1932–5, Junior Research Fellow 1937–9, Honorary Fellow 1992–9; Senior Demy, Magdalen College, 1935–7; Fellow, Nuffield College, 1947–57; Gladstone Professor of Government and Public Administration and Fellow, All Souls College, 1957–74, Emeritus Fellow since 1980; Supernumerary Fellow, St Antony's College, 1975–84; Honorary Fellow, Mansfield College.

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All Souls College and Balliol College

HENRY VINCENT HODSON, 26 March 1999; commoner, Balliol College, 1925–8; Fellow, All Souls College, 1928–35.

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Christ Church

WING-COMMANDER NEIL ONSLOW STEELE BAYLEY, DFC, June 1998; commoner.

WALTER GEORGE STEVEN, MA, 9 March 1999; scholar. Aged 81.

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Corpus Christi College

DAVID CHILTON PHILLIPS, THE RT. HON. LORD PHILLIPS OF ELLESMERE, KBE, KT., MA (PH.D. Wales, HON. D.SC. Leicester, Wales, Chicago, Warwick, Exeter, Birmingham, Glasgow, Glamorgan, Bath, HON. D.UNIV. Essex), FRS, HON. FRSE, HON. FRCP, 23 February 1999; Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Fellow 1966–90, Honorary Fellow 1990–8. Aged 74.

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Exeter College

SIR CHARLES MOTAITE BENNETT, 26 November 1998; commoner 1937. Aged 85.

KENNETH MARTIN COWLEY, OBE, 10 November 1998; commoner 1930. Aged 86.

MAURICE MITCHELL HEGGS; commoner 1926. Aged 91.

COURTNEY ARTHUR RALEIGH RADFORD, 12 December 1998; commoner 1918. Aged 98.

FREDERICK SOUTHWORTH, 28 February 1999; commoner 1929. Aged 89.

ARTHUR BERNARD WALTON, 11 January 1999; commoner 1925. Aged 94.

PROFESSOR QUAIN ZHONGSHU, B.LITT., 19 December 1998. Aged 88.

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Lincoln College

SIR MICHAEL CAINE, March 1999; commoner 1947–50. Aged 71.

GEORGE BARR JACK, March 1999; commoner 1968–72. Aged 52.

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Pembroke College

DONALD FRANCIS MCKENZIE, MA, D.PHIL. (MA new zealand, PH.D. Cambridge), FBA, 22 March 1999; Reader in Textual Criticism 1986-- 89, Professor of Bibliography and Textual Criticism 1989--96; Fellow 1986--96, Supernumerary Fellow from 1996.

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St Anne's College

LADY FRANCES FRANCE (née Palmer); Member of the Society of Oxford Home-Students 1931–4.

MRS PAMELA GUPTA (née Bennett); Member of the Society of Oxford Home-Students 1938–41.

MRS HILDA PEWTRES (née Abell); Member of the Society of Oxford Home-Students 1920–3. Aged 96.

MISS MARGARET PRIOR; Member of the Society of Oxford Home-Students 1941–4.

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St Edmund Hall

MATTHEW AUSTIN CANNING, MA, 11 March 1999; commoner 1949–52. Aged 69.

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St Hilda's College

KATHLEEN MARIE ANNE ROBERTS (née Popham), B.LITT., MA, April 1998; scholar 1932–5. Aged 84.

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St Hugh's College

CHRISTINA SHEILA MARY ABBOTT, 6 September 1998; Gilchrist Scholar 1932–5. Aged 85.

BEATRICE HELEN COLMAN (née Roberts), 31 December 1998; commoner 1926–9. Aged 91.

DAMARIS ILEENE FLETCHER, 14 February 1999; commoner 1938–41. Aged 79.

OLIVER MARY GORTON (née Shapley), 13 March 1999; Senior Teachers' Scholar 1929–32. Aged 88.

MARGARET BLANCHE ELIZABETH SHINNIE (née Cloake); commoner 1928–31.

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Trinity College

ALASTAIR NORMAN BALFOUR, 17 October 1996; commoner 1929. Aged 87.

DENNIS ALLEN COULTER TREZISE HANCOCK, 19 January 1999; commoner 1939. Aged 67.

OLIVER JOHN KEEBLE, 3 March 1999; commoner and Rhodes Scholar 1946. Aged 78.

ALAN JAMES NEVILL YOUNG, 7 February 1999; commoner 1930. Aged 88.

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ELECTIONS

All Souls College

Visiting Fellowships

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

PROFESSOR JOSEPH CONNORS, Columbia University

PROFESSOR ANTHONY JOSEPH, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot

PROFESSOR VILAYANUR RAMAMCHANDRAN, University of California, San Diego

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Mansfield College

To Scholarships (MT 1998):

LUKE BOWERY, formerly of Wycliffe College, Stonehouse

PETER CROCKER, formerly of Caterham School

GRAHAM MARTIN, formerly of Mackworth College, Derby

JAMES PITTS, formerly of Borden Grammar School

CHRISTOPHER TANT, formerly of Tring School, Hertfordshire

GREG WALL, formerly of St Mary's Academy, Eire

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To Exhibitions (MT 1998):

VICTORIA BRADFORD, formerly of St Leonars-Mayfield School

BENJAMIN BROWN, formerly of Ryde High School, Isle of Wight

CHRISTOPHER FOSTER, formerly of Winstanley College, Wigan

MATTHEW PAYNE, formerly of St Mary's Sixth-Form College, Middlesbrough

To an Exhibition (HT 1999):

WILLIAM DANNY, formerly of King Edward's School, Bath

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St Peter's College

To the Fleming Scholarship in Clinical Medicine:

NIALL KEENAN, Winchester College

LUKE MASSEY, Ampleforth College, York

To College Scholarships:

CLARE GOUDY, formerly of Newman School, Hove

NAOMI HUMPHRIES, formerly of the Weald School, Billingshurst

FLAVIA KENYON, formerly of ILE Caragiale High School, Ploiesti, and Burcharest University, Romania

ANTOANETA PROCTOR, formerly of Richmond upon Thames College

To a Choral Scholarship:

STEPHEN HICKEY, formerly of St Olave's Grammar School, Orpington

To an Instrumental Scholarship:

TETSUYA ISHIKAWA, formerly of Eton College

To College Exhibitions:

JENNIFER BUSH, formerly of Bancroft's School, Woodford Green, Essex

JONATHAN TRUP, formerly of St Paul's School, London

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To Choral Exhibitions:

ELIZABETH BURATTI, formerly of St George's English School, Rome MARY LUND, formerly of St Margaret's School, Exeter

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PRIZES

Mansfield College

Collections Prizes:

BENJAMIN FRANCIS

ISABELLE THOMAS

ALLANA ROSS

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NOTICES

CHRIST CHURCH

Stipendiary Lecturership in Music

Christ Church proposes to appoint a stipendiary lecturer in Music to provide nine hours' tutorial teaching per week, for one year from 1 October 1999, with the possibility of renewal for a further period of one or two years. The successful candidate will be an historical musicologist who will be required to teach papers for Honour Moderations and the Final Honour School, and to assist with undergraduate admissions and pastoral care. Candidates should have a developing research profile in a specialist area but will be suitably qualified to teach across the full breadth of the undergraduate course. They should make clear in their application which subjects they would be willing to teach.

The successful candidate will work in conjunction with the Tutor in Music, Stephen Darlington, who teaches the technical and practical elements of the course, and is also the Cathedral Organist. The salary will be on the first point of the lecturers' scale, £11,132 per annum (under review), plus additional allowancs.

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.ox. ac.uk/jobs/music.html. The closing date for applications is Thursday, 13 May.

Christ Church is an equal opportunities employer.

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CORPUS CHRISTI COLLEGE

Garside Senior Scholarship

Corpus Christi College proposes to elect a Garside Senior Scholar in Mathematics, to start in Michaelmas Term 1999. The successful candidate will normally be reading for a D.Phil. in Mathematics. It is hoped to make an appointment for two years (for candidates who will be in their second year of study when they take up the scholarship). The value of the scholarship will be £1,650 per annum, together with limited dining rights with senior members: essentially one free lunch per week in term and vacation, and one free dinner per week in term.

Candidates should send their application to the Tutor for Graduates, Corpus Christi College, Oxford OX1 4JF, enclosing a curriculum vitae and examples of work to date, and should arrange for two named referees to write directly to the college. Applications and references should arrive at the college no later than Monday, 3 May. It is expected that interviews will take place in fifth week of Trinity Term.

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Corpus Christi Visiting Fellowship(s) 2000–1

Corpus Christi College proposes, if suitable candidates offer themselves, to elect to a Corpus Christi Visiting Fellowship for each term in the academic year 2000–1. The fellowship is intended for persons of high academic distinction, either from abroad or from the UK, who wish to pursue academic study and research as a member of the college. It is tenable for one, two, or three terms during the year. Preference will be given to candidates whose work is close to the academic interests of one or more fellows of the college.

A Visiting Fellow is entitled to free luncheon and dinner during all periods when the kitchen is open and to full membership of the senior common room. The college hopes to be able to provide the fellow with shared study accommodation and will provide practical aid in finding accommodation in Oxford.

Applicants should write to the President's Secretary, Corpus Christi College, Oxford OX1 4JF, before 1 November, enclosing a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a programme of work and the names of three referees. It is their responsibility to ask their referees to send their references direct by the same date. Corpus Christi College exists to promote excellence in education and research and is actively committed to the principle of equality of opportunity for all suitably qualified candidates.

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HERTFORD COLLEGE

Appointment of IT Manager

Hertford College seeks an experienced IT professional to support an extensive college network system and to provide professional support to fellows, staff, and students. The salary will be on the university research scale 1A, c.£21,000–£25,000, plus USS pension scheme.

Further details and an application form are available from the College Secretary, Hertford College, Catte Street, Oxford OX1 3BW (telephone: Oxford (2)79423, e-mail: college.office@hertford.ox.ac.uk).

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Appointment of EFL Teachers

Hertford College seeks to appoint EFL teachers, to teach parties of visiting Japanese students for various periods from 17 July to 25 September 1999.

A minimum of the RSA Preparatory Certificate, plus experience, is necessary. A fee of £1,100, plus free accommodation, is offered for the four-week course.

Letters of application, with a curriculum vitae, should be sent to the Conference Secretary, Hertford College, Catte Street, Oxford OX1 3BW, by Thursday, 29 April.

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JESUS COLLEGE

Alun Hughes Graduate Scholarship

Jesus College proposes to award one prestigious scholarship for postgraduate study and research into 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 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 aplications is Friday, 14 May. Short-listed candidates will be interviewed at the end of May.

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KEBLE COLLEGE

Research Fellowships and Tutorships in English and Physics

Keble College proposes to elect two Research Fellows and Tutors, in English and in Physics, for a period of three years from 1 October 1989, with the possibility of re-election for a further period of two years. The person appointed in English will be required to teach for up to five hours per week, and be able to cover Moderations paper 1 (English Literature from 1832 to 1900); Moderations paper 2 (English Literature from 1900 to the present day); Moderations options paper (Special authors; Elements of criticial theory and Critical commentary); and to conduct revision classes in Trinity Term. The person appointed in Physics will be required to teach for up to four hours per week, and to be able to cover core subjects in the prelims and Part A Physics syllabus.

The fellows will not be members of the governing body, but they will be full members of the senior common room and be entitled to lunch and dinner at the common table as well as an academic allowance. Shared office space will also be available. Payment for teaching will be at the rate of £3,038 for five hours and £2,431 for four hours; in addition, a Research Fellow and Tutor not in receipt of other financial support will receive a housing allowance of £2,775. The fellows will be eligible to join USS. Selection will be made on the basis of teaching capacity in the required field and on research. Candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of research, a covering letter, and the names and addresses of two referees to the Warden's Secretary, Keble College, Oxford OX1 3PG, by Monday, 17 May; they should also ask their referees to write directly to the Warden's Secretary by the same date.

Keble College is an equal opportunities employer committed to excellence in teaching and research.

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MERTON COLLEGE

Six-Hour Stipendiary Lecturership in Philosophy

Merton College wishes to appoint a stipendiary lecturer in philosophy, with an obligation to teach up to an average of six hours per week for the academic year 1999–2000, and to help with admissions in November/December. The ability to teach ancient philosophy for Classical Mods and Greats would be an advantage. The stipend will be (at present rates) £7,868. 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 shared teaching room will be provided.

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, telephone numbers and, where possible, e-mail addresses of two referees, but should not ask referees to write directly. (The college will take up references only for short-listed candidates.)

Applications should be sent by post to the Tutorial Secretary, Merton College, Oxford OX1 4JD, or by fax to Oxford (2)86500, as soon as possible, and at the latest by Friday, 7 May. Short-listed candidates may be asked for interview during the week commencing 17 May.

Informal enquiries may be directed to Dr T. Stoneham (e-mail: tom.stoneham@philosophy.ox.ac.uk).

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NEW COLLEGE

Harvey McGregor fixed-tem Fellowship in Law

New College proposes to elect to a fixed-term Fellowship in Law for three years from 1 October 1999. The fellowship is not renewable. The fellow will be expected to teach at least three of Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, EC Law, Contract, and Torts, and to pursue advanced research. Although this is a fixed-term appointment, the stipend will be on the college's standard tutorial fellowship scale.

Application forms and further particulars may be obtained from the Senior Tutor, New College, Oxford OX1 3BN (telephone: Oxford (2)79596, fax: (2)79590, e-mail: tuition@new.ox.ac.uk). The closing date for receipt of applications and references is Friday, 30 April.

New College is an equal opportunities employer.

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ORIEL COLLEGE

Stipendiary Lecturership in Politics

Oriel College proposes to appoint a full-time Lecturer in Politics for one year from October 1999. The person appointed will be required to teach twelve hours a week, give sixteen hours of university lectures in Political Theory, and to assume full responsibility for organising the teaching of Politics in college.

Further particulars are available from the College Secretary, Oriel College, Oxford OX1 4EW (telephone: Oxford (2)76543). The closing date for applications is Friday, 14 May.

Applicants should write to the College Secretary enclosing a curriculum vitae and a brief statement of research interests (seven copies of each) together with the names of three referees before Friday, 14 May. Candidates should ask their referees to write direct to the College Secretary by the closing date.

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College Chaplaincy

Oriel College is seeking to appoint a Chaplain for a five-year period with effect from 1 October 1999. Applications are invited from men and women in Anglican priest's orders. The person appointed will be required to carry out pastoral work among all members of the college, and will be responsible for the conduct and oversight of services in the college chapel.

Applications, including the names of three referees, should be sent to the College Secretary, Oriel College, Oxford OX1 4EW, from whom also further particulars may be obtained. The closing date for applications and receipt of references is Tuesday, 4 May.

Oriel College is an equal opportunities employer.

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QUEEN'S COLLEGE

Lecturership in French

Queen's College proposes to elect a Lecturer in French for one year from 1 October 1999 (renewable). The lecturer will be required to teach twelve hours per week and the basic stipend will be £14,815 per annum (together with certain allowances). Applications are invited from candidates with research interests in some area of French Literature after 1715.

Further particulars and application forms may be obtained from the College Secretary, Queen's College, Oxford OX1 4AW. The closing date for applications is 12 May.

Lecturership in Law

Queen's College proposes to elect a part-time stipendiary six-hour Lecturer in Law for one year from 1 October 1999.

The lecturer will be required to teach up to six hours per week for the college. The lecturer will be expected to teach either Criminal Law or Roman Law for Law Moderations, and at least two of Contract, Tort, Trusts, and EC Law for the Final Honour School of Jurisprudence.

A teaching room is usually available. The stipend is £7,407 per annum (under review) and the lecturer will be entitled some lunching or dining rights during extended full term.

Applications should include a curriculum vitae, an indication of areas of teaching experience, and the names of two referees and should be sent to the Senior Tutor, Queen's College, Oxford OX1 4AW. The closing date for applications is 12 May. Applicants should ask their referees to send their references direct to the Senior Tutor by that date.

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ST ANNE'S COLLEGE

Stipendiary Lecturership in Economics

St Anne's College proposes to elect a twelve-hour Stipendiary Lecturer in Economics, for one year from October 1999. The lecturer will teach for twelve hours per week, and act as Director of Studies for those students studying economics (organising teaching, monitoring student progress, and participating in admissions).

Candidates should have tutorial teaching experience in the compulsory first- and second-year economics papers for PPE and Economics and Management, and the compulsory third- and fourth-year economics papers for Engineering, Economics, and Management. The remuneration will be at the rate of £15,735 or £16,655 according to ex- perience. The stipendiary lecturer will be a member of the senior common room and will be entitled to free lunches and dinners at high table. There is an academic allowance of £524 and free BUPA membership.

Further particulars may be obtained from the Senior Tutor's Secretary, St Anne's College, Oxford OX2 6HS (telephone: Oxford (2)74825, e-mail: heather.law@st-annes. ox.ac.uk). Applications (four copies, typewritten), including a curriculum vitae and a brief statement of the applicant's research interests, should be sent to the Senior Tutor, St Anne's College, by 26 April. Applicants should include one copy of a recent research paper or thesis chapter. Applicants should also ask two referees to write directly to the Senior Tutor, St Anne's College, Oxford OX2 6SH, by the same date.

St Anne's College is an equal opportunities employer.

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ST HILDA'S COLLEGE

E.P. Abraham Junior Research Fellowship

Applications are invited for an E.P. Abraham Junior Research Fellowship, for study in biochemistry, chemistry, medicine, biological sciences, or engineering science with an application in the aforementioned areas. The appointment would be for two years from October 1999, with the possibility of renewal for a further year. The fellowship is open to women graduates of any country.

Further particulars should be obtained from the Sec- retarial Assistant, Academic Office, St Hilda's College, Oxford OX4 1DY (telephone: Oxford (2)76815, e-mail: college.office@st-hildas.ox.ac.uk). The closing date is 30 April.

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ST HUGH'S COLLEGE

Fixed-term (three years) Tutorial Fellowship in English

St Hugh's College proposes to elect a fixed-term Tutorial Fellow in English with effect from 1 October 1999. No university post is associated with this fellowship, and the appointment will be for three years and will not be renewed.

Applications are invited from those with interests in literature from the Anglo-Saxon period to the late Middle Ages and the English language.

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 May. Candidates should ask referees to write direct to the Senior Tutor by the same date.

St Hugh's College is an equal opportunities employer.

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ST PETER'S COLLEGE

Stipendiary Lecturership in Philosophy

Applications are invited for a Stipendiary Lecturership in Philosophy, for two years from 1 October 1999. The lecturer will teach for nine hours per week and act as Director of Studies for undergraduates studying Philosophy (including organising tuition and participating in admissions).

Candidates should have experience of giving tutorials on the papers on History of Philosophy from Descartes to Kant, and Ethics, and should be prepared to tutor in some other papers. Remuneration will be within the scale £11,111 to £13,706 per annum. The lecturer will have senior common room-rights.

Applications, together with a curriculum vitae and the names and addresses of two referees, should be sent to the College Secretary, St Peter's College, Oxford OX1 2DL, by 17 May. Applicants should ask their referees to send references to the College Secretary by the closing date.

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SOMERVILLE COLLEGE

Fixed-term 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, Contract, Comparative, and Roman law), two of which should be core subjects, or two of those subjects and one in the graduate degrees of BCL and M.Juris. The appointee will also be required to teach for the faculty within the field of Tort, Corporate Law, Commercial Law, or 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 28 April.

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Lecturership in Engineering

Somerville College wishes to appoint a Lecturer in Engineering from October 1999 for one year, the first term as a Stipendiary Lecturer, the second and third terms as a Retaining Fee Lecturer. Applicants will be required to give tutorials to first-, second-, and third-year engineering students in Thermodynamics and Fluid Mechanics. Applicants should already have experience of giving tutorials, and be able to offer teaching in other areas of mechanical engineering.

The salary of the one-term stipendiary lecturer post will be on point 1 or point 2 of the university scale (£4,938– £5,245, pro rata), depending on experience. The retaining fee for the two subsequent terms will be £120 a term, with teaching hours paid at the outside teaching rates in agreement with the guidelines set by the Senior Tutors' Committee. The person appointed will be a member of the senior common room and entitled to a number of meals in college during term.

Further information can be obtained from the College Secretary (telephone: Oxford (2)70619/31, fax: (2)70620, e-mail: secretariat@somerville.ox.ac.uk), to whom applications should be sent as soon as possible and not later than 3 May. Short-listed candidates are likely to be invited for interview in the week beginning 12 May. Somerville College is an equal opportunities employer.

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