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OBITUARIES

Christ Church

CANON MARTIN CHADWICK, 17 December 1998; Chaplain 1966–7. Aged 71.

IAN ROBERT GEORGE FERGUSON, OBE, 19 December 1998; commoner 1950–3. Aged 66.

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Corpus Christi College

WILLIAM LESLIE EDDOWES, MA, 4 December 1998; scholar 1937–9. Aged 79.

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Magdalen College

IAN RALPH CHRISTIE, 25 November 1998; demy 1938–40 and 1946–8. Aged 79.

LT.-COL. BRAND FIELDEN, MC, 2 December 1998; commoner 1937–9.

HANS (JOHN LANCELOT) HEVESI, 9 November 1998; demy 1940–3. Aged 75.

ANDREW CHRISTOPHER EDWARD JARVIS, 6 June 1998; commoner 1963–6. Aged 53.

ANDREW MICHAEL MONTAGUE, 2 October 1998; commoner 1956–9. Aged 62.

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St Anne's College

DAVID GODLEY; commoner 1994–7. Aged 25.

LADY NAOMI MITCHISON (née Haldane); member of the Oxford Society of Home-Students 1915–18; Honorary Fellow, St Anne's College, 1980–99.

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Trinity College

TIMOTHY HUGH GEE, 25 December 1998; minor scholar 1955. Aged 62.

GAVIN WALTER HAMILTON RELLY, 10 January 1999; commoner 1946. Aged 72.

MICHAEL GERALD TERENCE SHONE, 26 November 1998; scholar 1946. Aged 70.

SIR WILLIAM ROYDEN STUTTAFORD, CBE, 2 January 1999; commoner 1947. Aged 70.

PETER FRANCIS DAINTREE WALLIS, 21 November 1998; commoner 1946. Aged 74.

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ELECTIONS

St Hugh's College

To a non-stipendiary Junior Research Fellowship in Physiology:

TIMOTHY ANDREWS (B.SC. Surrey, PH.D. London)

To a non-stipendiary Junior Research Fellowship in Particle Physics:

PHILIP BURROWS, BA, D.PHIL.

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PRIZE

Green College

Champneys Elective Award

KATHARINE CLAIRE PIKE

Proxime accessit: NIA JANE TAYLOR

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NOTICES

All Souls College

Appointment of editorial assistant/secretary

Research grant funding is available for a flexible part-time position in All Souls College through the summer of 1999, with possibility of continuation. Work to start immediately; three to four days anticipated average weekly workload—allowing for occasional peak periods. The requirement is for a person with problem-solving initiative, and manuscript editing experience for social science publications, especially in economics. Good word-processing skills are essential; experience in technical typing (equations and statistical tables) is very desirable. Applicants should have familiarity with Windows 95+, WordPerfect 6.0+, MS Office applications suite, and bibliographic programmes (e.g. Papyrus and Endnote).

Applications should be sent to the Bursar, All Souls College, Oxford OX1 4AL, by 12 February.

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Christ Church

Penningtons Studentship in Law

The college proposes, should there be a suitable candidate, to elect a Student (i.e., Fellow) in Law, for a fixed term of five years, with effect from 1 October 1999. The successful candidate will become a member of the governing body of Christ Church, and will be required to give up to eight hours' tutorial teaching each week in three papers within the syllabus for Law Moderations and/or the Final Honour School of Jurisprudence. It would be advantageous for candidates to be able to offer at least two of the following subjects: European Community Law, Constitutional Law, Human Rights, Criminal Law, and Introduction to Law. The Student will also be required to undertake research and (by arrangement with the Faculty of Law) to offer one course of lectures in each year in the University. The initial salary will be £14,842, rising to £18,275 in annual increments (these figures may be reviewed with effect from October 1999). Other benefits are also offered.

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/law.html. The closing date for applications is Monday, 15 February.

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College Lecturership in Politics

The college proposes to appoint either one or two temporary Lecturers in Politics to provide a total of up to twelve hours of tutorial teaching per week in the academic year 1999–2000, and to assist with undergraduate admissions and pastoral care.

The lecturer (or, if two, the lecturers between them) will be expected to teach for the Preliminary Examination in PPE and (for the Final Honour School of PPE) British Politics in the Twentieth Century and International Relations.

The salary will depend on the range of subjects taught; for a full twelve-hour appointment it will be £14,842 per annum. Other benefits are also offered.

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/politics.html. The closing date for applications is Friday, 19 February.

Christ Church is an equal opportunities employer.

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Corpus Christi College

Lecturership in Greek History

Corpus Christi College proposes to appoint a Lecturer in Greek History for the two academic years 1999–2000 and 2000–1. The lecturer will be required to teach up to twelve weekly tutorial hours in each full term, and to give one course of eight university lectures in each of the two years of the appointment.

The current salary for this appointment is £13,684 (including a housing allowance). Further particulars are available from the Senior Tutor, Corpus Christi College, Oxford OX1 4JF (e-mail: college.office@ccc.ox.ac.uk). The closing date for applications is 12 February.

The college exists to promote excellence in research and education and is actively committed to the principle of equality of opportunity for all suitably qualified candidates.

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Keble College

Appointment of Chaplain

Keble College is seeking to appoint a Chaplain for a five-year period with effect from 1 September 1999. The person appointed to the post, which is non-renewable, would be a fellow of the college and member of the governing body. He or she must be in Anglican orders, and will be responsible for the conduct and oversight of services in the college chapel and for pastoral care among all members of the college. In the exercise of these functions due regard must be paid to the established traditions of the college, which was founded in 1870 in memory of John Keble. The chaplain is also secretary of the Advowsons Committee, which is responsible for the college livings.

A stipend will be paid according to the Oxford diocesan scale, and either single living accommodation or a housing allowance will be provided. If suitably qualified, the Chaplain may also be appointed as Director of Studies for Keble's Theology students, and may undertake some teaching in Theology. These duties would be separately remunerated.

Further details may be obtained from the Warden, Keble College, Oxford OX1 3PG, to whom applications should also be sent, to arrive not later than 1 March. Candidates should include with their applications the names and addresses of two referees; these should include the diocesan bishop where appropriate. Referees should be asked by the candidate to send their references direct to the Warden by the same closing date.

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

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Linacre College

Canadian National Scholarship

Linacre College proposes to elect to a Canadian National Scholarship, generously funded by Canadian National, which operates Canada's largest railroad system. The scholarship will be of a value of £3,600, and will be tenable for one year from 1 October 1999. It is open to a suitably qualified student of Canadian nationality reading or intending to read for a postgraduate degree. At the time of taking up the scholarship, the scholar must have been admitted as a postgraduate student by a relevant faculty of Oxford University, and must be, or become, a member of Linacre College.

Application forms may be obtained from the College Secretary, Linacre College, Oxford OX1 3JA. Closing date for applications: 1 March.

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Merton College

Schoolteacher Study Visits

Applications are invited for Schoolteacher Study Visits, of one to three weeks' duration, available throughout the year, including vacations, beginning 27 June 1999. The college will provide membership of the senior common room and board and lodging, but no stipend. A limited number of bursaries will be available to contribute to replacement teaching costs in the maintained sector in term. Applicants should be primarily engaged in sixth-form teaching, or have responsibility for advising sixth-formers, e.g. Head of Sixth Form, Housemaster, Head.

Further information may be obtained from the Tutorial Secretary, Merton College, Oxford OX1 4JD. Applications, including a curriculum vitae and one reference, should be submitted at least three months in advance of the proposed visit in keeping with one of the following closing dates: 28 February, 31 May, 31 October.

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St Anne's College

Appointment of Domestic Bursar's Secretary

Applications are invited for the post of Domestic Bursar's Secretary to assist him in his college business. Good communication skills and experience in Word 7 are essential. Other database computer training will be given. Non-contributory pension, BUPA, and meals whilst on duty. Salary will be £12,250–£14,004, in accordance with experience.

Further details may be obtained from the Domestic Bursar's Office, St Anne's College, Oxford (telephone: Oxford (2)74830), and to whom applications should be sent, together with the names and addresses of two referees, to arrive not later than 8 February.

St Anne's College is an equal opportunities employer.

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St Cross College

Graduate Scholarships 1999–2000

St Cross College offers the following scholarships for which it invites applications from students who will be studying for a postgraduate degree in the University of Oxford in the academic year 1999–2000.

Two Paula Soans O'Brian Scholarships, unrestricted in subject area, with a value of £1,730 per annum, normally tenable for between one and three years coterminous with college fee liability though consideration will be given to doctoral candidates in their fourth year for that year alone. Applications should be received by 19 March. It is intended to hold interviews on 14 May.

One Unilever Scholarship in the Sciences, with a value of £1,730 per annum, tenable for between one and three years coterminous with college fee liability. Preference will be given to study for degrees in engineering or biochemistry. Applications should be received by 19 March. It is intended to hold interviews on 21 May.

Scholarships are awarded only after interview. Only in the most exceptional circumstances is the college able to pay travel expenses for interview.

Any candidates unsuccessful in their application for a scholarship may, if they wish, be considered for normal membership of the college.

Enquiries about the procedures for applying for a scholarship and requests for application forms should be sent to the College Office, St Cross College, Oxford OX1 3LZ (e-mail: college.secretary@stx.ox.ac.uk).

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St John's College

Visiting Senior Research Fellowship 2000–1

The President and Fellows of St John's College invite applications for a Visiting Senior Research Fellowship for the academic year 2000–1, or part thereof. The fellowship is intended to offer a scholar of outstanding distinction, from abroad or the United Kingdom, an opportunity to pursue his or her own study or research as a member of the college. The fellow will be expected to reside in Oxford during term, and accommodation (free of charge) for a married or unmarried fellow will be available. The fellow will have the right to lunch and dine in college, also free of charge. There is no stipend attached to the fellowship.

Applications, in the form of a letter, should include a full curriculum vitae, the names of three referees, and a statement of the research or other work proposed during the fellowship. Applications should be received by the Academic Administrator, St John's College, Oxford OX1 3JP, not later than 26 February.

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College Lecturership in Physics

Applications are invited from suitably qualified people for a College Lecturership in Physics from 1 October 1999. The lecturership will be for three years. In the course of the second year of the post the college will consider whether it intends to renew the position in the circumstances then obtaining, but makes no initial commitment to do so. It is normally expected that candidates will have an involvement in research in the Department of Physics in the University. The lecturership will require six hours' teaching a week to first-, second-, and third-year students in Physics, as well as the joint school of Physics and Philosophy. This teaching will cover the preliminary examinations for these subjects, including the relevant first-year studies in Mathematics. The successful candidate will participate in the pastoral care and study plans of undergraduate physicists in the college, and be involved in undergraduate admissions. Experience in these matters will be an advantage.

Applications, in the form of a letter with a curriculum vitae and the names and addresses of two referees, should be sent to the Academic Administrator, St John's College, Oxford OX1 3JP, who will provide details of salary and privileges on request. Applications must be received by 19 February.

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Wolfson College

Non-stipendiary Junior Research Fellowships 1999

Wolfson College proposes to elect up to twelve non-stipendiary Junior Research Fellows, if candidates of sufficient merit present themselves, without limitation of subject, for two years in the first instance from 1 October 1999. A fellowship is renewable for a further term of two years subject to satisfactory progress in research, and normally submission of a doctoral (or equivalent) thesis by those not holding a doctorate at time of election. These fellowships carry common table rights (up to £30 a week for meals in hall) and are open to both men and women. Applications from candidates over the age of thirty on 1 October 1999 (thirty-two for clinically qualified applicants) are discouraged and consideration will only be given to older candidates where an unavoidable interruption of academic studies has occurred or their first course was extended. Preference will be given to candidates who have not already held a Junior Research Fellowship at another college. In non-clinical sciences, preference will be given to those holding a doctorate or who expect to hold one by October 1999. Arts candidates should have had at least two years' postgraduate experience by 1 October 1999.

Applications, typed or clearly printed, including a curriculum vitae, a completed application form and the names of three referees, should be sent to the President's Secretary, Wolfson College, Oxford OX2 6UD, by 22 March. Candidates should also include samples of their written work, details of the work they will be doing in Oxford and their means of support. Candidates should themselves write directly to their referees asking them without further request to send a confidential reference to the President's Secretary by the closing date (Monday, 22 March).

Junior Research Fellows are not ipso facto members of the governing body of the college; but they are eligible to sit on nearly all college committees, and may be elected as representative members of the governing body.

For an application form, send a self-addressed envelope to the President's Secretary, Wolfson College, Oxford OX2 6UD. For all UK addresses outside the Oxford University Messenger area, appropriate postage stamps should be used. Applications and references should be marked on the envelope: `Ref. HUM'. References may be faxed direct to the President's Secretary at Oxford (2)74136.

The timetable is as follows: closing date, Monday, 22 March (typed or clearly printed applications should reach the President's Secretary by this date); short-listed candidates will be notified during the week Monday, 26 April– Friday, 30 April; short-listed candidates will be invited to attend for interview on Wednesday, 5 May (an alternative date is unlikely to be possible).

Enquiries should be directed to the President's Secretary, Wolfson College, Oxford OX2 6UD (telephone: Oxford (2)74102, fax: (2)74136, e-mail: sue.hales@wolfson. ox.ac.uk).

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Stipendiary Junior Research Fellowship 1999 in Humanities

Law, politics, economics, or other social studies except social anthropology

Wolfson College proposes to make one election to a stipendiary Junior Research Fellowship in one of the following subjects: law; politics; economics; other social studies (excluding social anthropology).

The fellowship will be for three years, to commence on 1 October 1999 or as soon as possible thereafter. The person elected will be required to carry out research in Oxford in one of the above fields.

Applications are invited from men and women. Candidates should normally be under thirty years on 1 October 1999 and should have at least two years' research experience in the subject. Preference will be given to candidates who have not already held a stipendiary Junior Research Fellowship at another college. Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a description in detail of the proposed research and the candidate's qualifications for undertaking it, specimens of the candidate's written work up to a total length of 10,000 words, the names of three referees, and a completed application form. Candidates should themselves write directly to their referees asking them without further request to send a confidential reference to the President's Secretary by the closing date (Monday, 22 March).

The annual stipend will be £10,767 plus any general percentage increase in academic salaries that may come into effect. Single accommodation in college for the duration of the fellowship will be offered without charge; if double or family accommodation is required, a charge will be made equal to the difference in rents. If the fellow elects not to live in college accommodation, a housing allowance will be paid equivalent to the current rent of a single room in college. Fellows are allowed up to the sum of £30 per week on common table. The fellow will be permitted to undertake up to six hours' teaching per week. The fellowship will not normally be tenable with another stipendiary position: if, exceptionally, the fellowship is awarded to a person holding such a position, some adjustment in the stipend may be made. The fellow will normally be required to reside within twelve miles of the centre of Oxford. Any election made will be subject to the granting of a Work Permit, if applicable.

For an application form, send a self-addressed envelope to the President's Secretary, Wolfson College, Oxford OX2 6UD. For all UK addresses outside the Oxford University Messenger area, appropriate postage stamps should be used. Applications and references should be marked on the envelope: `Ref. HUM'. References may be faxed direct to the President's Secretary at Oxford (2)74136.

The timetable is as follows: closing date, Monday, 22 March (typed or clearly printed applications should reach the President's Secretary by this date); short-listed Candidates will be notified during the week Monday, 26 April– Friday, 30 April; short-listed candidates will be invited to attend for interview in the morning of Thursday, 6 May (an alternative date is unlikely to be possible).

Enquiries should be directed to the President's Secretary, Wolfson College, Oxford OX2 6UD (telephone: Oxford (2)74102, fax: (2)74136, e-mail: sue.hales@wolfson. ox.ac.uk).

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Creative Arts Fellowship (Visual Arts) 1999

Applications are invited for a non-stipendiary Creative Arts Fellowship (Visual Arts) at Wolfson College, tenable from 1 October 1999.

The college will make available £1,000 per annum towards the expenses of the fellow. The fellowship is intended for a person engaged in any aspect of the visual arts. The person appointed will be expected to reside in or near Oxford. The fellowship will carry full membership of college and common table rights (i.e. an allowance of up to the sum of £30 a week for meals taken in hall by the fellow). The fellowship will be for a period of two years, with the possibility of extension for one further year.

Applications should include the following: an application form; a brief summary of work to be done during the tenure of the fellowship; Samples of work (which may be in the form of slides, photographs, etc.—candidates will be responsible for making suitable arrangements for the return of their work after the interview date); a curriculum vitae; the names of three referees (candidates should themselves write directly to their referees asking them without further request to send a confidential reference to the President's Secretary by the closing date).

Applications should be sent to the President's Secretary, Wolfson College, Oxford OX2 6UD by the closing date, 22 March. Applications and references should be marked on the envelope `Creative Arts'. If preferred, references may be faxed direct to the President's Secretary (the number is given below).

All enquiries and requests for application forms should be directed to the President's Secretary, Wolfson College, Oxford OX2 6UD (telephone: Oxford (2)74102, fax: (2)74136, e-mail: sue.hales@wolfson.ox.ac.uk).

The timetable is as follows: closing date, Monday, 22 March (typed or clearly printed applications should reach the President's Secretary by this date); short-listed candidates will be notified during the week Monday, 26 April– Friday, 30 April; short-listed candidates will be invited to attend for interview in the afternoon of Thursday, 6 May (an alternative date is unlikely to be possible).

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Charter Fellowships 1999–2000

These fellowships are designed to enable men and women working elsewhere, and in the earlier phases of their academic careers, to spend a period of research in Oxford. The college proposes to make elections to two Charter Fellowships, to take effect from 1 October 1999 (or an earlier or later date at the college's discretion). Both fellowships will be offered in the Humanities and Social Sciences.

Fellows will be required to reside in Oxford during the tenure of the fellowship and to carry out research in the University in one of the above fields. In selecting the fellows, preference will be given to men or women holding a university lecturership in the United Kingdom or a comparable position in other countries, but consideration will be given to any qualified candidate for whom a period of research in Oxford would be valuable. Students are not eligible.

The college will make available up to £1,200 towards the expenses of each fellow. The sum available will be used towards expenses reasonably incurred in pursuance of the aims of the fellowship (including accommodation). It is not possible to pay travel expenses. The fellow will be a full member of the college, with the right to use all the college facilities. In addition the fellowship carries with it common table rights, i.e. an allowance of up to the sum of £30 a week for meals taken in hall. The college may be able to provide college accommodation, at the normal rent, for the fellow (and where relevant a spouse and family) provided that application is made immediately after the election to the fellowship.

Fellows will be expected to spend at least one full university term in Oxford. They will be permitted to continue to hold the fellowship after the funds made available by the college have been used up, provided that the total length of the fellowship shall not exceed one academic year. Fellows will be expected to submit a short report at the end of their tenure.

Applications should include a completed application form, a full curriculum vitae, a list of publications, and the names of two referees, and should be sent to the President's Secretary, Wolfson College, Oxford OX2 6UD (marked on the envelope `CHARTER') by the closing date of Monday, 22 March. Application forms are available from the President's Secretary (address above).

References: candidates should themselves write directly to their referees asking them without further request to send a confidential reference to the President's Secretary by the closing date (marked on the envelope `CHARTER'). References may be faxed to the number given below.

Enquiries should be directed to the President's Secretary, Wolfson College, Oxford OX2 6UD (telephone: Oxford (2)74102, fax: (2)74136, e-mail: sue.hales@wolfson. ox.ac.uk).

Candidates are selected from written applications and will not be called for interview. Successful candidates will be notified officially during the second half of May.

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