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

Linacre College

DR GAD RAUSING (PH.D.ENG. DHC), 28 January 2000; Honorary Fellow 1993–2000. Aged 77.

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St Anne's College

MRS HELEN BONNINGTON (née Storey), September 1999; Member of the Society of Oxford Home Students 1928–31. Aged 89.

MRS RUTH COOK (née Willing), 26 November 1999; Member of the Society of Oxford Home Students 1938–41. Aged 79.

MRS HELEN LAWLOR (née Flint), 14 January 2000; commoner 1972–5. Aged 47.

MRS AUDREY MACBETH (née Clark), 29 November 1999; Member of the Society of Oxford Home Students 1925–9. Aged 97.

MRS PALMA TROTMAN (née Harcourt), 7 December 1999; Member of the Society of Oxford Home Students 1936–40. Aged 82.

MRS GLADYS YANG (née Taylor), 18 November 1999; Member of the Society of Oxford Home Students 1937–40. Aged 80.

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St Edmund Hall

GEORGE WILLIAM HENSHAW, MA, 1 December 1999; commoner 1940–1 and 1946–7. Aged 78.

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St Hugh's College

MARGARET OLA HOARE (née Whittaker), 30 December 1999; commoner 1924–7. Aged 93.

CECILY HORNBY, 28 December 1999; exhibitioner 1935–8. Aged 83.

ANN STEWART (née Slater), January 2000; commoner 1946–9. Aged 71.

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MEMORIAL SERVICES

St Edmund Hall

A Memorial Service for DR RICHARD FARGHER will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, 4 March, in the chapel, Queen's College.

The service will be followed by a buffet in the senior common room, St Edmund Hall.

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St Hugh's College

A Memorial Service for HENRY COLIN GRAY MATTHEW, formerly Fellow of the college, will be held at 2.30 p.m. on Saturday, 12 February, in the University Church of St Mary the Virgin.

The service will be followed by tea in the college.

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ELECTIONS OF PROCTORS

Green College

A meeting will be held at 1.15 p.m. on Wednesday, 8 March, in the E.P. Abraham Lecture Theatre, Green College, for the purpose of electing a Proctor for the proctorial year 2001–2.

Nominations of eligible candidates should reach the Warden by 23 February.

All members of Green College entitled under the university statute to vote (Tit. IX, Sect. vi, cl. 4—Statutes, 1997, p. 71), are hereby invited to attend.


2 February 2000                                           Sir John Hanson
                                                                   Warden

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Jesus College

A meeting will be held at 1.50 p.m. on Wednesday, 8 March, in the Habakkuk Room, Jesus College, for the purpose of electing a Proctor for the proctorial year 2001–2.

All members of Jesus College entitled under the university statute to vote (Tit. IX, Sect. vi, cl. 4—Statutes, 1997, p. 71), are hereby invited to attend.


1 February 2000                                            Sir Peter North
                                                                Principal

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ELECTION OF ASSESSOR

Trinity College

A meeting will be held at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, 8 March, in the Old Bursary, Trinity College, for the purpose of electing an Assessor for the proctorial year 2001–2.

All members of Trinity College entitled under the university statute to vote (Tit. IX, Sect. vi, cl. 4—Statutes, 1997, p. 71), are hereby invited to attend.


3 February 2000                                   The Hon. Michael Beloff
                                                                President

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ELECTIONS

Jesus College

To a Junior Research Fellowship in Management Studies (from 1 October 2000):

MISS MELANIE FEAKINS (BA University of California, Berkeley)

To a Junior Research Fellowship in Earth Sciences (from 1 October 2000):

SANTO BAINS (B.SC. Birmingham, M.SC. Newcastle)

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St Catherine's College

To a St Catherine's Undergraduate Scholarship:

PAUL HUGHES

To St Catherine's Exhibitions:

ZOE WILSON-SMITH

STEVEN CAHILL

ALEX DEYAHEN

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NOTICES

BALLIOL COLLEGE AND BRASENOSE COLLEGE

Tutorial Fellowship in Modern History (Medieval)

Balliol College and Brasenose College propose to appoint a Tutorial Fellow in Modern History with effect from 1 October 2000. The fellowship will be tenable at Balliol College and will be held in conjunction with a lecturership at Brasenose College, and with a titular University Lecturership (CUF), for which no separate applications are required.

Applicants should be qualified to contribute to the tutorial teaching of the colleges in Medieval History, both British and European, from the early medieval era to the fourteenth century. Candidates should also be willing to contribute to the teaching strength of the History Faculty within the period 350–900, and preference may be given to candidates with research interests in this area.

The joint salary for the post will be on an age-related scale up to a maximum of £38,412. Additional college allowances are available. Further particulars may be obtained from the College Secretary, Balliol College, Oxford OX1 3BJ, to whom applications should be sent by Wednesday, 8 March. Each application should specify the names and addresses of three referees, who should be asked to send references directly to the Acting Master at Balliol College by the closing date.

Balliol College and Brasenose College are charities which exist to promote excellence in education and research.

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BRASENOSE COLLEGE AND ST HILDA'S COLLEGE

Stipendiary Lecturership in Medieval English

Brasenose College and St Hilda's College wish to appoint a twelve-hour Stipendiary Lecturer in Medieval English Language and Literature for three years from 1 October 2000. The person appointed, who will have the use of an office in Brasenose, will be expected to teach Old and Middle English language and literature, and the History of the English Language for the Honour School of English and associated Joint Honour Schools, to participate in entrance procedures, and to assist generally in the running of English in collaboration with the relevant tutors at both colleges.

Salary scale: £15,333; £16,286; £17,238 per annum. Further particulars, including details of pension provision, allowances, and lunch and dining rights, may be obtained from the Senior Tutor, Brasenose College, Oxford OX1 4AJ (telephone: Oxford (2)77823, e-mail: college.office@ brasenose.oxford.ac.uk), to whom applications should be sent by Friday, 3 March. Applicants should arrange for three referees to write directly to the Senior Tutor by the same date.

Brasenose College and St Hilda's College are equal opportunities employers.

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JESUS COLLEGE

Appointment of Assistant Computing Officer

Jesus College wishes to recruit an Assistant Computing Officer to begin work as soon as possible. The college currently supports: two Unix and one NT file servers, a comprehensive local Ethernet serving all student and staff rooms on three sites, a purpose-built computing suite for student use and approximately 200 networked computers with a variety of architectures: Sun, IBM PC (NT, W'95), and Apple.

Requirements: familiarity with Microsoft Office software for NT and W'95; good programming skills; knowledge of database design and management; familiarity with networking principles; good oral and written skills.

Duties: assisting the College Computing Officer in all aspects of College IT usage, including installation of new services and maintenance of existing equipment, training of staff, students, and fellows, database development, and the integration of information services within the administrative offices.

Salary: in accordance with the university clerical and library staff scale grade 5, £15,664–£18,667. Normal working hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., but the college would be prepared to consider more flexible arrangements, including a shorter working day, with proportionate remuneration.

For an application form, contact the Home Bursar's Secretary at Jesus College, Oxford OX1 3DW (telephone: Oxford (2)79715), by 24 February.

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KEBLE COLLEGE

Stipendiary Lecturership in Jurisprudence

Keble College invites applications for a Stipendiary Lecturership in Law, for three years from 1 October 2000. The lecturer will replace Professor J.W. Harris during his tenure of a Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship and will assist in the teaching and administration of Law Moderations and the Final Honour School. He or she will be required to teach up to twelve hours per week. Applicants must be able to offer teaching in Land Law and Trusts.

The stipend offered is £15,629, plus common room rights and an academic allowance of £536. Accommodation in college may be provided at a subsidised rate.

Further details are available from the Senior Tutor, Keble College, Oxford OX1 3PG (telephone: Oxford (2)72708). The closing date for applications is 3 March.

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MANSFIELD COLLEGE

Stipendiary Lecturership in English Literature

Mansfield College and the Oxford English Faculty propose to appoint a stipendiary Lecturer in English Literature for a fixed term of three years, following the election of Dr Ros Ballaster to a Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship.

The lecturer will assist in the teaching and administration of English at Mansfield College, and will be required to teach up to twelve hours a week across the range of English literature 1509–2000.

The lecturer will also provide lectures as required by the English Faculty in eighteenth-century literature and Women's Studies. The salary will be whatever the college give as the equivalent of the `spinal point 8' (£19,197).

Further details are available from the College Secretary, Mansfield College, Oxford OX1 3TF (telephone: Oxford (2)70982).

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MERTON COLLEGE

Schoolteacher Study Visits

Applications are invited for Schoolteacher Study Visits, of 1–3 weeks' duration, available throughout the year, including vacations. The current period being considered is June to August 2000. 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/mistress, 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 by Monday, 28 February.

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NEW COLLEGE

Appointment of Development Assistant

A Development Assistant is required, part-time, for the New College Development Office. The work of the office includes alumni events, publications, maintaining records, and all aspects of alumni relations as well as fund-raising. The post-holder will support the Development Director and Development Officer in some of these activities, so a flexible approach and IT skills are essential, while experience of editorial work would be useful.

The salary will be on the university grade IV: £13,623– £15,770, pro rata. For further information contact Anna Whitworth, New College, Oxford OX1 3BN (telephone: Oxford (2)79509, e-mail: develop@new.ox.ac.uk). The closing date for applications is 25 February.

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ST ANTONY'S COLLEGE

Max Hayward Research Fellowship in Russian Literature

St Antony's College invites applications for the above fellowship for the academic year 2000–1. This appointment is normally for young scholars at postdoctoral or equivalent stage.

Further particulars are available from the Secretary, the Russian and East European Centre, St Antony's College, Oxford OX2 6JF (telephone: Oxford (2)84728, e-mail: jackie.willcox@sant.ox.ac.uk). The closing date for applications is 25 February.

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Wai Seng Senior Research Scholarship

St Antony's College proposes to elect a Wai Seng Senior Research Scholar in Asia-Pacific Studies with effect from Michaelmas Term 2000. It is tenable at St Antony's College for two years and is open to all matriculated students of Oxford University working for a Doctor of Philosophy degree involving the study of the Asia-Pacific. Preference will be given to candidates whose research interests are focused on China, Hong Kong, or Taiwan or on comparative Asian studies involving one of these territories.

The scholarship will cover approved university and college fees and will provide an annual maintenance of £6,700. If the successful candidate is not a member of the college he or she will be expected to move to St Antony's upon election to the scholarship.

Applications (five copies, or one only from candidates based overseas) should comprise: a letter including a statement, no more than two pages in length, describing the research you propose to carry out if elected to the scholarship; a curriculum vitae; and an example of written work, preferably a draft chapter of your D.Phil. thesis and not more than 8,000 words.

Candidates should ask three referees, one of whom would normally be your university supervisor, to provide, in confidence, comments on your academic progress, the value of the intended project, and other appropriate information to support your application. Election, by a committee of the Asian Studies Centre, will be made in Trinity Term. Applications (and references) should be submitted to the Director of Asian Studies Centre, St Antony's College, Oxford OX2 6JF, not later than Friday of the seventh week in Hilary Term. There is no application form.

Each Wai Seng Senior Scholar will be expected to pursue his or her studies under supervision, as the Management Committee of the Asian Studies Centre may determine, and may be required to submit a satisfactory report upon the work he or she has accomplished, before receiving the final portion of the emoluments of the scholarship. He or she will also be expected to attend seminars and lectures organised by the Asian Studies Centre.

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ST CATHERINE'S COLLEGE

Official Fellowship and Tutorship in Modern History and CUF Lecturership in the Faculty of Modern History

St Catherine's College proposes to elect to a Fellowship and Tutorship in Modern History at St Catherine's College, in the field of the History of Britain and/or Europe in the Nineteenth and/or Twentieth Centuries, with effect from October 2000. The college appointment is tenable in conjunction with a University Lecturership (CUF). The successful applicant will be required to take tutorial responsibility and teach for the college, lecture and supervise graduates in the Faculty of Modern History of the University, and undertake research.

Further particulars are obtainable from the Master, St Catherine's College (telephone: Oxford (2)71762, e-mail: margaret.lavercombe@stcatz.ox.ac.uk). Applications should include the names of three referees, who should be asked to send their references directly to the Master, St Catherine's College, Oxford OX1 3UJ, by Friday, 25 February.

St Catherine's College is an equal opportunities employer.

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WOLFSON COLLEGE

Appointment of Domestic Bursary Secretary

The college is looking for a friendly and enthusiastic person with good computing skills to provide administrative support to the various departments overseen by the Domestic Bursar. Hours of work 9 a.m.–5 p.m. The salary will be in the region of £12,500 (in the college's grade 3 range) with six weeks' holiday, subsidised lunches in Hall, staff pension scheme, and free parking.

Further details and an application form are available from the Domestic Bursar's assistant, Wolfson College, Oxford OX2 6UD (telephone: Oxford (2)74071). Closing date for applications: Monday, 14 February.

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