Colleges, Halls, and Societies

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OBITUARIES

St Anne's College

ANTON TCHETVERTAKOV, 12 February 1999; commoner 1995--8, scholar 1998--9. Aged 22.

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Somerville College, St Anne's College, and St Catherine's College

DAME IRIS (JEAN) BAYLEY (née Murdoch), 8 February 1999; exhibitioner, Somerville College, 1938-- 42, Honorary Fellow; Fellow, St Anne's College, 1952--63, Honorary Fellow 1963--99; Honorary Fellow, Catherine's College, 1987--99. Aged 79.

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ELECTIONS

Jesus College

To a Senior Research Fellowship (from 1 January 1999):

JOHN ANTHONY CALDWELL, MA, D.PHIL., FRCO

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To Junior Research Fellowships (from 1 October 1999):

KAREN JESSICA BAKKER (BA, B.SC. McMaster) (Environmental Change)

DR JULIA TAMSIN PREST (BA Birmingham, PH.D. Cambridge) (Modern Languages)

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Queen's College

To Honorary Fellowships:

PROFESSOR FERGUS G.B. MILLAR, MA, D.PHIL., D.LITT., FBA

PROFESSOR OLIVER W. SACKS, BM, B.CH., MA

TIMOTHY J. BERNERS-LEE, MA

To an Official Fellowship and Praelectorship in Law (with effect from 1 October 1999):

NICHOLAS C. BAMFORTH, BCL, MA, Worcester College, and Robinson College, Cambridge

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St Hilda's College

To a FitzGibbon Scholarship:

EMMA WILKINSON, formerly of Walthamstow Hall, Sevenoaks

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Somerville College

To a Coombs Scholarship in Modern History:

EMMA LOUISE FURNISS, formerly of Tertiary College, Northamptonshire

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To Pope Exhibitions in Modern Languages:

ELIZABETH MARY DYE, formerly of Colchester County High School

CATHERINE ELIZABETH HUNTER, formerly of Garseinon College, Swansea

FRANCESCA EMILY SOUTHERDEN, formerly of the Queen's School, Chester

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PRIZE

Magdalen College

Matthew Taylor Prize 1999 (for excellent academic performance in a science subject):

PAUL M. TEALE

Proxime accesserunt: JAMES WARBRICK-SMITH and ROSANNA M.G. WELLESLEY

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NOTICES

Christ Church

Christopher Tower Junior Research Fellowship in Greek Mythology

Christ Church proposes, provided that a suitable candidate presents himself/herself, to elect a Christopher Tower Junior Research Fellow. The fellow's proposed research may be into any aspect of the ancient world (e.g. Classical Literature, Ancient History, Archaeology/History of Art, Ancient Philosophy), but must be concerned in some way with Greek Mythology. The fellowship is open to men and women, and is tenable from 1 October 1999.

The fellowship will normally be awarded to someone who is approaching the end of his/her doctoral research or who has begun postdoctoral study. The fellow must engage in original research and may be asked to undertake a cetain amount of teaching for the college. Current annual salary is £13,930 (under review).

Application forms and further particulars may be obtained from the Censors' Administrator, Christ Church, Oxford OX1 1DP (telephone: Oxford (2)76158, fax: (2)76488). The further particulars can also be seen on the college Web site, http://www.chch.ox.ac.uk/jobs/greekjrf. html. The closing date for applications is 29 March.

Christ Church is an equal opportunities employer.

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Jesus College

Temporary Lecturership in Law

Jesus College seeks to appoint a twelve-hour Stipendiary Lecturer in Law for a period of at least one year, but not more than two years, from 1 October 1999. The stipend is £14,814 per annum (under review). Further particulars, including particulars of other benefits attached to the post, may be obtained from the Senior Tutor (telephone: Oxford (2)79720, e-mail: senior.tutor@jesus.ox.ac.uk). Applications should include a curriculum vitae and the names of two referees and should be sent to the Senior Tutor, Jesus College, Oxford OX1 3DW. The closing date for applications is Friday, 26 March. Applicants should ask their referees to send references direct to the Senior Tutor by that date.

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Magdalen College

Tutorial Fellowship in Modern History

Magdalen College proposes to elect, with effect from 1 October 1999, a Fellow and Tutor (male or female) in later modern European History. The fellowship is tenable with a stipendiary University Lecturership (CUF). 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.

Application forms and further information can be obtained from the College Secretary, Magdalen College, Oxford OX1 4AU (telephone: Oxford (2)76113, fax: (2)76094, e-mail: college.secretary@magd.ox.ac.uk).

The closing date by which completed applications, including a full curriculum vitae, and three references, are to be received by the President is 11 March.

Magdalen College is an equal opportunities employer.

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Oriel College

Appointment of Personal Assistant to the Provost

Applications are invited for the post of Provost's Secretary/ Personal Assistant. The work requires good communication skills, a high degree of confidentiality and initiative coupled with discretion, experience of organising social events, and a sympathetic approach to students. Speedy and accurate audio-typing and word-processing skills are essential.

The appointment is for a twenty-five-hour week, normal hours being from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. with an hour, unpaid, for lunch. Salary will be negotiable according to age and experience. There is a generous holiday entitlement and free lunches when on duty.

Further particulars may be obtained from the Domestic Bursar, Oriel College, Oxford OX1 4EW (telephone: Oxford (2)76565), to whom applications should be sent, together with the names and addresses of two referees, to arrive not later than 8 March.

Oriel College is an equal opportunities employer.

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St Catherine's College

Stipendiary Lecturership in Biological Sciences

St Catherine's College proposes to appoint a six-hour Stipendiary Lecturer in Biological Sciences from October 1999, for two years. The lecturer will be required to teach (in tutorials and classes) six 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 Honour Schools involving Biological Sciences, including participating in the admissions process, setting and marking college examinations, and the pastoral care of undergraduates.

The lecturer will be expected to teach across a range of topics for the First and Second Public Examinations in the degree courses at Oxford involving Biological Sciences. 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 in term time. The stipend for 1999– 2000 will be £7,884, 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 Thursday, 25 March. Short-listed candidates are likely to be interviewed during the week beginning 19 April.

St Catherine's College is an equal opportunities employer.

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St Hugh's College

Fixed-term Stipendiary Lecturership in Greek and Latin Languages and Literature

St Hugh's College proposes to elect a fixed-term Stipendiary Lecturer in Greek and Latin Languages and Literature with effect from 1 October 1999. The holder of the post will replace Dr Laetitia Edwards, who is retiring. The person appointed will be required to teach not less than ten hours per week (see the further particulars) and share responsibility for the teaching of Literae Humaniores and joint schools in the college. The lecturer will be paid on the stipendiary lecturers' scale (at present from £12,211 per annum).

Further particulars and application forms may be obtained from the Senior Tutor, St Hugh's College, Oxford OX2 6LE (fax: Oxford (2)74918), to whom applications should be sent to arrive by 8 April. 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 John's College

Opening of collection of medieval vestments

St John's College intends to open to the public its collection of medieval vestments on Saturday, 6 March, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. The collection is displayed in the Garden Quadrangle and entrance, free of charge, will be via the Parks Road Lodge or the Main Lodge.

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Wolfson College

Godfrey Lienhardt Memorial Fund

Applications are invited for grants from the Fund, which has been established by Wolfson College out of a bequest from the late Dr R.G. Lienhardt `for the promotion of the Social and Cultural Anthropology of Africa south of the Sahara desert but excluding the Republic of South Africa'. Those eligible to apply are graduate students of the University, and those admitted as graduate students for the coming academic year, whose research falls within the specified terms of the fund. It is proposed to make one major award of up to £1,500, priority for which will be given to those engaged in field research, and a few smaller grants of up to £250.

Application forms and further information may be obtained from the President's Secretary, Wolfson College, Oxford OX2 6UD. Applications must be submitted by Friday, 23 April.

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Worcester College

Junior Research Fellowships

Worcester College proposes to elect two non-stipendiary Junior Research Fellows in the Humanities or Social Studies to hold office for two years from 1 October 1999. The fellowships carry senior common room membership with free lunches and dinners and are open to men and women who have had not more than seven continuous years in academic work after completing their first degree, although consideration will be given to applicants who have had interrupted academic careers. Application forms and further particulars are obtainable from the Provost's Secretary, Worcester College, Oxford OX1 2HB (fax: Oxford 793106). The closing date for completed applications, including references, is 14 April.

Worcester College exists to promote excellence in education and research.

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