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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OBITUARIES

St Hilda's College

(KATHLEEN EMILY) DESIREE HIRST, MA, 24 February 2000; commoner 1942–7. Aged 75.

(MURIEL SARAH) MOLLY JARVIS, BA, DIP.ED., 2000; exhibitioner 1927–31. Aged 90.

DOROTHY MABEL WARTENBERG (née Grimshaw), MA, 12 February 2000; commoner 1940–3. Aged 78.

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ELECTIONS

All Souls College

To Post-Doctoral Fellowships (with effect from 1 October 2000):

DR JANE LIGHTFOOT, All Souls College

DR ELEANOR ROBSON, Wolfson College

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Lady Margaret Hall

To Honorary Fellowships:

MARY LONGSTAFF JACOBUS

MARINA SARAH WARNER

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PRIZE

University College

Radcliffe Prize 1999:

DR ANDREW BRENT

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NOTICES

CHRIST CHURCH

Schoolteachers' Study Visits

The governing body of Christ Church invites applications from sixth-form teachers and head teachers for two- or three-week study periods in Oxford during July and August 2000. Those elected will be provided free of charge with rooms and meals in college, and temporary membership of the senior common room.

Application forms and further details are to be obtained from the Dean's Secretary, Christ Church, Oxford OX1 1DP. The closing date is 7 April, but it would be helpful to receive requests for further particulars by 30 March.

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HERTFORD COLLEGE

Tutorial Fellowship in Law

Hertford College invites applications for an Official Fellowship and Tutorship in Law with effect from 1 October 2000, or as soon thereafter as possible. The college appointment is tenable in conjunction with a university lecturership (CUF). The successful applicant will be required to teach tutorials for the college, to lecture and to supervise graduate students for the Faculty of Law, and to undertake research.

Further particulars may be obtained from the Principal's Secretary, Hertford College, Oxford OX1 3BW (telephone: Oxford (2)79405, e-mail: lihua.li@hertford.ox. ac.uk), to whom application should be sent not later than 31 March.

Hertford College is an equal opportunities employer.

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JESUS COLLEGE

Nine-hour Stipendiary Lecturership in History

Jesus College proposes to appoint a nine-hour Stipendiary Lecturer in History for the academic years 2000–2. The lecturer will be asked to teach the British History paper 1500–1700 (for Moderations and Schools) and the General History paper (European History) 1400–1650 (for History Moderations). A willingness to help in the teaching of Historiography and Comparative History would be useful.

The successful applicant will be expected to teach an average of nine hours a week. He or she will receive a stipend of £10,560 per annum (to be reviewed from 1 April 2000) and certain common-room rights.

Further particulars, including particulars of other benefits attached to the post, may be obtained from the Senior Tutor's Secretary (telephone: Oxford (2)79720, e-mail: dprice@jesus.ox.ac.uk), and can be found on the Internet at http://www.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, 24 March. Applicants should ask their referees to send references direct to the Senior Tutor by that date. Interviews will be held in the week beginning 24 April.

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KEBLE COLLEGE

Official Fellowship and Tutorship and University Lecturership (CUF) in English Language and Literature

Keble College proposes to elect a Tutorial Fellow in the Faculty of English with research interests in English Literature 1500–1700. The starting date will be 1 October 2000, or as soon as possible thereafter. The post will be tenable in conjunction with a university lecturership (CUF), and the combined university and college salary will be according to age on a scale up to £38,412 per annum.

Further particulars are available from the Warden's Secretary, Keble College, Oxford OX1 3PG (telephone: Oxford (2)72700, e-mail: trish.long@keble.ox.ac.uk). Applications, including the names of three referees, should be submitted not later than Friday, 14 April, and applicants are requested to ask referees to send references to the Warden's Secretary by the same date.

The college and University are equal opportunities employers and exist to promote excellence in education and research.

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MAGDALEN COLLEGE

Stipendiary Lecturership in Law

Magdalen College intends to appoint a Stipendiary Lecturer in Law for one or two years commencing on 1 October 2000. The college will pay an annual stipend of £19,250. The lecturer will be required to provide twelve hours' teaching per week. Applications, containing a curriculum vitae and the names of two referees, together with a brief statement of teaching experience and research interests, should be sent to the Senior Tutor, Magdalen College, Oxford OX1 4AU by 3 April. Candidates should specify the length of appointment preferred and the subjects that they would be able to teach.

Candidates should ask referees to write directly to the Senior Tutor in their support by 3 April. Further particulars about the post (including details as to subjects in which the college requires teaching) can be obtained from the College Secretary (telephone: Oxford (2)76113, fax: (2)76094, e-mail: college.secretary@magd.ox.ac.uk).

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Stipendiary Lecturership in Medieval or Early Modern History

Magdalen College intends to appoint a Stipendiary Lecturer in Medieval or Early Modern History for the academic year 2000–1. The appointment is not renewable. The college will pay an annual stipend of £16,286. The lecturer will be required to provide twelve hours' teaching per week. Applications, containing a curriculum vitae and the names of two referees, together with a brief statement of teaching experience and research interests, should be sent to the Senior Tutor, Magdalen College, Oxford OX1 4AU, by 3 April. Candidates should ask referees to write directly to the Senior Tutor in their support by this date. Further particulars about the post can be obtained from the College Secretary (telephone: Oxford (2)76113, fax: (2)76094, e-mail: college.secretary@magd.ox.ac.uk).

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Fellowship and University Lecturership (CUF) in Philosophy (fixed-term)

Magdalen College proposes to elect, with effect from 1 October 2000, a Fixed-Term Fellow and Tutor in Philosophy. The post is tenable for three years, with the possibility of renewal for up to two more.

It will be held together with a university lecturership (CUF), for the same fixed term. The combined salary will be according to age, on the scale £22,257–£38,412 per annum. Additional college allowances are available.

Application forms and further particulars may be obtained from the President, Magdalen College, Oxford OX1 4AU (telephone: (2)76101, fax: (2)86730, e-mail: college.secretary@magd.ox.ac.uk). Candidates should send completed applications, including a full curriculum vitae, and must ask three referees to send references to the President by the closing date of 7 April.

Magdalen College is an equal opportunities employer.

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ST JOHN'S COLLEGE

Lecturership in Engineering 2000–1

Applications are invited from suitably qualified men and women for a one-year Stipendiary Lecturership in Engineering, with effect from 1 October 2000. The lecturer will be required to teach an average of between four and six hours per week in the areas of Control, Dynamics, and Computers, and Structures and Mathematics to undergraduates reading for Engineering Science and related Schools. The primary requirement is for tutorial teaching on Paper A3: Control, Dynamics, and Computers in the Honour School of Engineering Science.

The stipend will be up to £9,093 (pro rata on the incremental scale of university lecturers Pt. I–Pt. III) and will be subject to revision in line with any general salary increases, together with certain college benefits and allowances. The lecturer will have some lunching rights and a shared teaching room.

There are no further particulars for this post, but informal enquiries about the scope of the teaching can be directed to Dr I.J. Sobey (e-mail: sobey@comlab.ox.ac.uk). Both applications and references should reach the college no later than Wednesday, 5 April. It is hoped that interviews will be held on Thursday, 27 April.

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Lecturership in French 2000–3

Applications are invited from suitably qualified men and women for a three-year stipendiary college lecturership in French, with effect from 1 October 2000. Initially the post will be for one year, with confirmation of a further two years after completion of the first two terms. The lecturer will be required to give up to six hours of undergraduate teaching a week, mainly in the modern (nineteenth- and twentieth-century) period, together with the preparation of students for the preliminary examinations at the end of the first year. Candidates should be prepared to undertake a certain amount of language teaching. The salary will be on the university lecturers' scale (£9,093–£9,935), together with certain benefits and allowances. A shared teaching room will be provided.

There are no further particulars for this post, but informal enquiries about the teaching required can be directed to Dr Elizabeth Fallaize (e-mail: elizabeth.fallaize@sjc.ox. ac.uk). The deadline for both references and applications is Wednesday, 5 April. It is hoped that interviews will be held on Friday, 28 April.

Applications (original plus four copies) for both posts, with details of teaching experience, career, research, publications, and the names and addresses of two referees, should be sent to the Academic Administrator, St John's College, Oxford OX1 3JP. Applicants should ask their referees to write directly to the Academic Administrator by the due date.

St John's College is committed to equal opportunities.

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SOMERVILLE COLLEGE

Margaret Pelly Scholarship

Thanks to the generosity of the husband, family, and friends of the late Margaret Esterel Pelly (Somerville 1949– 52), Somerville College proposes to award a Margaret Pelly Scholarship in her memory from 1 October 2000.

Candidates must have been accepted for admission for postgraduate study in one of the following departments: Biochemistry, Experimental Psychology, Human Anatomy and Genetics, the Dunn School of Pathology, Pharmacology, Physiology, Plant Sciences, Zoology, or by one of the departments under the Clinical Medicine Board.

The value of the scholarship will be not less than that of the college fee, which is currently £1,581 per annum. A maintenance grant may be available if the scholar is not already in receipt of external funding. The scholarship will be tenable for two years but may be extended for a third. For the first year, at least, the scholar will be offered a room at the standard rate in the Margery Fry and Elizabeth Nuffield House, a graduate house within the college curtilage. He or she will be entitled to dine once a week free of charge at high table during Full Term.

Application forms and further particulars are available from the College Secretary, Somerville College, Oxford OX2 6HD (telephone: Oxford (2)70631, e-mail: secretariat@ somerville.ox.ac.uk).

The closing date for applications is 24 March.

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UNIVERSITY COLLEGE

Two-year Fellowship in English Language and Literature

Applications are invited for a Term Fellowship in English Language and Literature, tenable for two years only from 1 October 2000. The post provides replacement teaching at both college and faculty levels during the current postholder's tenure of a British Academy Research Readership. The successful candidate will have research interests in the literature of the periods 1100–1642, including Shakespeare. He or she will be required to give twelve hours' tutorials per week for the college, and to assist with lecturing and graduate teaching for the Faculty of English. A further ability to teach the literature of either 1642– 1740 or the twentieth century would be an advantage.

The salary will be on a scale up to point 6 on the university lecturers' grade A scale (currently £18,185), with one increment payable after twelve months. The fellow will in addition receive a housing allowance.

Further particulars and application forms may be obtained from the Acting College Secretary, University College, Oxford OX1 4BH (telephone: Oxford (2)76677, e-mail: jane.vicat@univ.ox.ac.uk). Applications should be made to the Senior Tutor, University College, by 31 March. Applicants should arrange for three referees to write to the Senior Tutor by the same date.

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Appointment of full-time Estates Bursar

University College is seeking an Estates Bursar, with effect from mid-March 2001.

Reporting to the college's finance committee and governing body, the Estates Bursar is the chief financial officer of the college, overseeing all its financial affairs plus the maintenance of the domestic site and the college estates. This includes the college's day-to-day financial business, on which the Estates Bursar is supported by the College Accountant and Treasury, and the management of the college's endowment, both financial and real estate, on which support is provided by investment managers and land agents respectively. On the maintenance of the college site the Estates Bursar is supported by the College Building Surveyor and Works Department. Under the Estates Bursar's general oversight, the Domestic Bursar

(a fellow in her own right) runs the domestic side of the college, excluding site maintenance.

The Estates Bursar will be a fellow of the college but will not be required to teach. Salary will be in the range £45,000–£55,000, plus meals within college, inclusion in the college's health insurance scheme, and a car allowance. The appointment will be for five years in the first instance. The latest retirement date is as for university academic staff.

Further particulars may be obtained from the Master's Secretary, University College, Oxford OX1 4BH (e-mail: marion.hawtree@univ.ox.ac.uk), to whom application should be made in writing, with a full curriculum vitae and citing three referees, not later than 31 March.

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