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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Christ Church

NOEL ALLENBY ECCLES, 22 January 2000; commoner 1936-8.

THE REVD HENRY CROYLAND THOROLD, 1 February 2000; commoner 1940–1. Aged 78.

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Christ Church and St Catherine's College

PETER CHAD TIGAR LEVI, MA, 1 February 2000; Lecturer, 1979–82; Fellow, St Catherine's College. Aged 68.

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Corpus Christi College

SIR FRANK HENRY BURLAND WILLOUGHBY LAYFIELD, QC, MA, 2 February 2000; Standing Counsel to the University since 1971. Aged 78.

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Magdalen College

ALEXANDER PATERSON BRANDER, 5 September 1999; commoner 1929–33. Aged 89.

MICHAEL LEO CAHILL, December 1999; demy 1946–50. Aged 71.

PROFESSOR (JOHN) PATRICK CORBETT, December 1999; commoner 1934–7. Aged 83.

DR HENRY ALEXANDER WARNER (ALEC) FORBES, 31 October 1999; minor exhibitioner 1937–40. Aged 81.

LORD (PETER GORDON) HENDERSON OF BROMPTON, KCB, 13 January 2000; demy 1941–2 and 1945–8. Aged 77.

ANTHONY HINTON, 2 April 1999; commoner 1940–1, exhibitioner 1941–2 and 1945–7. Aged 75.

ROGER ANTHONY FITZWILLIAM HOWROYD, OBE, 4 December 1999; commoner 1934–7. Aged 83.

MICHAEL PEEBLES LEWIS, 2 December 1999; exhibitioner 1937–40. Aged 81.

DR MYRON MICHAEL LOTZ, 11 July 1999; commoner (Henry Fellow) 1955–6. Aged 67.

ALAN PAYAN PRYCE-JONES, TD, 22 January 2000; commoner 1927–8. Aged 91.

HORACE HENRY (formerly HERBERT HENRY) WEST, JP, 7 December 1999; commoner 1927–9. Aged 90.

COL. SIDNEY JOHN WATSON, 30 October 1999; commoner 1939–40. Aged 79.

SIR (HUGH) DAVID (HAMILTON) WILLS, CBE, MBE, TD, DL, 10 December 1999; commoner 1936–9. Aged 82.

JOHN HUGH GILBERT WYLD, TD, 1 September 1999; commoner 1933–4. Aged 84.

THE REVD PETER HOULDSWORTH WYLD, MC, 1998; commoner 1939–40 and 1945–6. Aged 78.

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St Hilda's College

(GLADYS MARY) KATHLEEN BECK, BA, February 2000; exhibitioner 1920–4. Aged 99.

JANET SUZANNE HIDDLESTON (née Taylor), MA, 2 February 2000; scholar 1956–9, Lecturer in French 1980–2000, Fellow 1989–2000. Aged 62.

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Worcester College

MICHAEL CRADOCK BAILEY, MA, November 1999; 1953–6. Aged 67.

DAVID EDWARD ANTHONY FARNWORTH, MA, 11 October 1999; 1940–2 and 1947. Aged 77.

JOHN MICHAEL HINTON, MA, 3 February 2000; Lecturer in Philosophy 1958–60, Tutorial Fellow 1960–86, Emeritus Fellow since 1986. Aged 76.

DONALD CHARLES LLOYD, MA, 27 December 1999; 1933–6. Aged 85.

PAUL DAVID TEMPLEMAN, BA, 23 November 1999; 1994–7. Aged 23.

VERE STAFFORD CARRINGTON TYNDALE, MA, 24 August 1999; 1949–51. Aged 73.

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Christ Church

To Slade Exhibitions:

KONSTANTIN ARDAKOV, formerly of Dr Challoner's Grammar School

BEN GRIPAIOS, formerly of Ivybridge Comunity College, Devon

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To Boulter Exhibitions:

M. CLARA FERREIRA-MARQUES, formerly of Lycée International, France

JESSICA TOOTILL, formerly of Blackpool Sixth-form College

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Mansfield College

To an Honorary Fellowship (Bancroft Fellowship) (with immediate effect):

GUY HANDS, BA, Managing Director Principal Finance, Normura International PLC

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St Catherine's College

To a St Catherine's Exhibition:


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Somerville College

To Ernest Cook Fellowships (for two years from 1 February 2000):


DR ANDREW PARKER (B.SC. Liverpool John Moores, PH.D. Macquarie, Australia)

To a Coombs Exhibition in Modern History:

LAURA KATHERINE SMITH, formerly of Exeter Sixth-form College

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Trinity College

To Honorary Fellowships:

JOHN HARMER PATTISSON, Chairman, Allders PLC, and Vice-Chairman, Northern Leisure PLC


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Christ Church

E.T. Warner Prize:


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Clifford Smith Prizes:


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Dukes Prize:


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Short-term Fellowship in English

Applications are invited from men and women for a Tutorial Fellowship in English for two years with effect from 1 October 2000.

Applications are welcome from candidates with ability to teach English Literature between 1642 and the present day. The successful candidate will be expected to make a major contribution to teaching English to undergraduates within the context of English Moderations, the Honour School of English, and the joint Honour Schools.

Further particulars and application forms may be obtained from the College Secretary, Balliol College, Oxford OX1 3BJ. Applications, including a curriculum vitae, should be sent to reach Balliol College not later than Saturday, 25 March. Three referees should be asked to send references to the Acting Master by the same date.

Balliol College is an equal opportunities employer and a charity which exists to promote excellence in education and research.

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Appointment of Accounts Assistant

Jesus College requires an Accounts Assistant, who will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the college's computerised accounting system. The successful candidate will have good numeracy skills coupled with the ability to use accounting software packages; day-to-day book-keeping skills are also required together with knowledge of payroll systems, NI, and tax calculations. A knowledge of college battels and purchase and rent ledgers would also be an advantage.

The starting salary will be on the university scale 4 (£13,398–£15,696), according to age and experience; generous holidays, free meals on duty, and pension scheme.

For an application form, please telephone Oxford (2)79715. Closing date for applications: 1 March.

Jesus College is an equal opportunities employer.

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Stipendiary Lecturership in German

Lady Margaret Hall proposes to appoint a stipendiary lecturer in German, for one year from 1 October 2000 (with the possibility of extension for one more year), to teach eight hours a week in German and to assist in directing undergraduates reading German. The lecturer will be paid on the stipendiary lecturers' scale, at present £10,223 per annum, with entitlement to join USS and with free meals during university term.

Further particulars can be obtained from the Senior Tutor's Secretary at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford OX2 6QA (telephone: Oxford (2)74321) or by downloading from the Web site at Applicants should also ask two referees to write directly to the Senior Tutor by the same date. Interviews will be held in the week beginning 1 May.

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Fixed-term (five-year) Fellowship in Politics

Magdalen College proposes to elect a Fellow and Tutor in Politics from 1 October 2000. The post will be for a fixed term of five years. Preference will be given to scholars whose expertise lies in the fields of International Relations or Political Theory; however, outstanding candidates who specialise in other fields of politics will also be considered. Application forms and further particulars are obtainable from the President, Magdalen College, Oxford OX1 4AU (or e-mail his secretary at barbara.gordon@magd.ox. The closing date for applications 24 March.

Magdalen College is an equal opportunities employer.

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Appointment of Admissions Officer

Oriel College invites applications for the post of Admissions Officer. The Admissions Officer, working with the Tutor for Admissions, will be responsible for the full range of admissions duties. This will involve liaison with college subject tutors, the Oxford Colleges Admissions Office, and with students assisting in the admissions process. Importantly, it will also include handling enquiries from and visits to schools. Applicants should be capable computer users, with experience of databases and word-processing. Previous employment in the field of admissions is highly desirable. The successful applicant will have demonstrated the ability to work with the minimum of supervision and to use initiative in furthering Oriel's aim of improving access to the college from a wide range of schools.

The appoinment is for 36½-hour, five-day week. Salary will be based on grade 2 of the University's senior library, administrative, and computing staff scale, which starts at £18,915, rising to £24,479; the entry point will depend on age and experience.

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 10 March.

Oriel College is an equal opportunities employer.

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Official Fellowship and Tutorship in Law and University Lecturership (CUF) in the Faculty of Law

St Catherine's College proposes to elect to a Fellowship and Tutorship in Law with effect from October 2000. 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 supervise graduate students for the Faculty of Law, and to undertake research.

Further particulars should be obtained from the Master, St Catherine's College, Oxford OX1 3UJ (telephone: Oxford (2)71762, e-mail: margaret.lavercombe@stcatz.ox. Applications should include the names of three referees, who should be asked to send their references directly to the Master, St Catherine's College, by the closing date, Friday, 17 March.

St Catherine's College and the University are equal opportunities employers.

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Opening of collection of medieval vestments

St John's College intends to open to the public its collection of medieval vestments on Saturday, 4 March, from 2 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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Appointment of Campaign Director

Trinity College, one of the smallest but most prominent in Oxford, provides a friendly and informal environment for its students and enjoys flourishing alumni support through its long-established Development Office.

A new post has been created to direct the College Campaign associated with its 450th anniversary in 2005. The Campaign Director will formulate the strategy and will take overall responsibility for this capital campaign.

Candidates should be able to demonstrate a proven record of successful leadership of major campaigns, ideally comprising capital and alumni/membership fund-raising, and of raising significant sums from individual benefactors, businesses, and trusts.

The post offers a salary of £38,000–£40,000, pension scheme, medical insurance, six weeks' holiday entitlement, and full fellowship status.

Further details may be obtained from Trish Stokes (telephone: Oxford (2)79889) and may be viewed on Trinity's Web site, Applications, marked `C/D', should be sent to the President, Trinity College, Oxford OX1 3BH, and should include the names and addresses of three referees. The closing date for applications will be 2 March.

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Salvesen Junior Fellowship

University College invites applicants for a Salvesen Junior Fellowship, tenable from 1 October 2000 for a period of two years. Since particular importance is attached to the Salvesen Junior Fellow's pastoral and liaison role with the junior members of the college, the successful candidate will be required to live in college and to take a full share in responsibilities connected with the communal life of the college. It is usual, therefore, for the college to elect an unmarried person to the fellowship. On appointment, the fellow will not normally be more than twenty-six years of age. The fellow will be expected to engage in postgraduate study or research, whether in the arts or sciences, and may be asked to do a limited amount of teaching for the college.

The stipend for a fellow not in receipt of other emoluments is at present £10,000 per annum with an entertainment allowance of up to £354. The fellow will be entitled to free rooms in college and the common meal and will receive payment at capitation rate for any teaching undertaken for the college.

Application forms and further particulars may be obtained from the College Secretary, University College, Oxford OX1 4BH (e-mail:, and should be returned to her not later than 17 March. Applicants should ask three referees to send references to her by the same date.

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