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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ELECTIONS

Jesus College

To a Professorial Fellowship (from 1 October 2000):

DONALD ANDREW HAY, MA, M.PHIL. (MA Cambridge)

To a Welsh Supernumerary Fellowship (a.y. 2000–1):

PROFESSOR SIR BRIAN SMITH, KT., MA, D.SC. (B.SC., PH.D. Liverpool), FRSC, Vice- Chancellor, Cardiff University

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Merton College

To Postmasterships:

PHILIPPA ROWAN JOY ECCLES, formerly of Bradford Girls' Grammar School

DANIEL BRADDOCK HERTZ, formerly of Nordsjagllands Grundskole

ANAMIKA SEHGAL, formerly of Cranford Community School

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Oriel College

To Honorary Fellowships (from May 2000):

THE HON. SIR FRANCIS FERRIS, Judge of the High Court of Justice

THE HON. SIR MICHAEL WRIGHT, Judge of the High Court of Justice

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PRIZE

Oriel College

Norma Dalrymple-Champneys Prize 2000:

LUCY MARY RANCE

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NOTICES

GREEN COLLEGE

Yamanouchi Research Fellowship

Green College proposes to elect a Yamanouchi Research Fellow from 1 September 2000. The fellowship is open to graduates of any university who are undertaking research in a medical or scientific department in Oxford in the general area of medical cell biology, and may be held in conjunction with another appointment. Applicants need not be medically qualified but should be in a post which involves essentially full-time research. Current students of Oxford University are ineligible.

The fellowship is non-stipendiary but provides access to all college facilities, dining rights, and an academic expenses allowance of £250 per year. It is tenable for two years in the first instance and renewable for a third. Application forms can be obtained from the Warden's Secretary (telephone: Oxford (2)74775, e-mail: jan.dean@ green.ox.ac.uk). Forms should be returned, with details of the proposed subject of research and a full curriculum vitae, to the Warden, Green College at the Radcliffe Observatory, Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HG, no later than Friday, 23 June.

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ORIEL COLLEGE

Lecturership in Economics

Oriel College proposes to appoint either one or two temporary lecturers in Economics to provide a total of up to twelve hours of tutorial teaching per week in the academic year 2000–1, and to assist with undergraduate admissions and pastoral care. It is possible that the post may be renewed for a second year.

The lecturer (or, if two, the lecturers between them) will be expected to teach Microeconomics and Macroeconomics for the Preliminary Examination and for the Final Honour Schools of PPE and Economics and Management, as well as one of the option papers in these Final Honour Schools.

The salary will depend on the range of subjects taught; for a full twelve-hour appointment it will be in the range £17,238–£18,915 per annum. Other benefits are also offered.

Further particulars may be obtained from the College Secretary, Oriel College, Oxford OX1 4EW (e-mail: yvonne. scott@oriel.ox.ac.uk). The closing date for applications and references is Thursday, 22 June.

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Junior Research Fellowship in Politics

Oriel College proposes to appoint to a Junior Research Fellowship in Politics, with a requirement to teach six hours per week for the Preliminary and Final Honour School in Politics in PPE, for three years from 1 October 2000. The person appointed will be required to teach the institutions component of the Politics Prelim, and either the Comparative Government or International Relations core papers. The ability to teach a Politics special paper would also be an advantage. The salary will be on the scale £4,971–£5,687 per annum. Other benefits are also offered.

Further particulars are available from the College Secretary, Oriel College, Oxford OX1 4EW (telephone: Oxford (2)76543, e-mail: yvonne.scott@oriel.ox.ac.uk). The closing date for applications is Thursday, 22 June.

Oriel College is an equal opportunities employer.

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ST CROSS COLLEGE

Knoop Junior Research Fellowship

St Cross College proposes to make an election to this Junior Research Fellowship, tenable from 1 September 2000 (or another date by agreement), for one year in the first instance. The fellowship is to be held in conjunction with a position in the Department of Ophthalmology, involving research work in the general area of ocular neurobiology with the aim of developing pharmacological agents to treat glaucoma and other diseases that affect retinal cells. It will be particularly suitable for graduates in physiology and biochemistry with a strong interest in vision. Candidates with experience in basic molecular biology procedures are particularly encouraged to apply.

The fellowship is open to men and women and carries a stipend of £16,286 together with common table rights (five lunches a week).

Applicants should have submitted their doctoral dissertations by the date of taking up the appointment or have obtained the D.Phil./Ph.D. or equivalent within the last five years, but the college will exercise flexibility in the case of applicants whose academic careers have been interrupted.

Applications (marked Knoop JRF) should include a full curriculum vitae and the names of two referees and should be addressed to the Master, St Cross College, Oxford OX1 3LZ. The closing date for applications is 30 June.

Applicants should ask their referees to send references direct to the Master by that date. Further details about scientific aspects can be obtained from Professor N.N. Osborne, Nuffield Laboratory of Ophthalmology, Walton Street, Oxford OX2 6AW (telephone: Oxford 248996).

St Cross College exists to promote excellence in education and research, and is an equal opportunities employer.

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ST EDMUND HALL

Appointment of Database Administrator (Development and Alumni Office)

Applications are invited for the above full-time post. The college is looking for a highly organised and enthusiastic individual to join its small, busy team. The Database Administrator will be responsible for structuring and maintaining the Alumni database. Duties will also include updating alumni details, keeping financial records, administering tax reclaims, and assisting with the preparation of events.

Computer literacy is essential, while the experience of working with databases and general office administration would be advantageous. The salary offered will be from £12,762 per annum, depending on skills and experience. The college offers the usual university package of benefits.

For further information please apply, enclosing a full curriculum vitae and current salary details, to Lori Baker, Development Office, St Edmund Hall, Oxford OX1 4AR

(e-mail: lori.baker@seh.ox.ac.uk). The closing date for applications is 16 June.

St Edmund Hall is an equal opportunities employer.

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ST JOHN'S COLLEGE

Lecturership in Physiological Sciences

Applications are invited from suitably qualified men or women for a one-year stipendiary College Lecturership in Physiological Sciences from 1 October 2000, with the possibility of renewal for two further years. The lecturer will be required to give up to six hours of undergraduate teaching a week, mainly in physiology and pharmacology. The salary will be on the university lecturer scale, £9,093– £9,935, together with certain benefits and allowances.

Further particulars are available from the Academic Administrator, St John's College, Oxford OX1 3JP (fax: Oxford (2)77435, e-mail: college.office@sjc.ox.ac.uk). It is hoped that interviews will be held in mid-July.

Applications (original plus four copies), with details of teaching experience, career, research, publications, and the names and addresses and e-mail addresses of two referees, should be sent to the Academic Administrator at the above address by Friday, 30 June. Applicants should ask their referees to write directly to, or e-mail, the Academic Administrator by this date.

St John's College is an equal opportunities employer.


Opening of collection of medieval vestments

St John's College intends to open to the public its collection of medieval vestments on Saturday, 17 June, 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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