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

Lady Margaret Hall

DR ELIZABETH ANNE OSBORN WHITEMAN, JP, MA, D.PHIL., FSA, F.R.HIST.S., 11 May 2000; Tutorial Fellow 1948–85, Emeritus Fellow. Aged 82.

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St Anne's College

MISS SARAH COCKBURN; scholar 1960–2, graduate student 1962–3. Aged 60.

MISS BERYL DAVIES; Member of St Anne's Society 1941–4. Aged 76.

MISS ETHEL GOOD; Member of the Society of Oxford Home-Students 1931–4. Aged 88.

MRS ELEANOR LOCHNER (née Lechmere-Oertel); Diploma of Education 1965–6. Aged 55.

MRS JUNE WATT (née Reilly); Member of St Anne's Society 1950–3. Aged 68.

MISS MARGARET WOODWARD; Member of the Society of Oxford Home-Students 1932–5. Aged 86.

MRS HOPE YOUNG (née Aspell); Member of the Society of Oxford Home-Students 1936–40. Aged 95.

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St Edmund Hall

BRIAN BIGLEY, February 2000; commoner 1949–52. Aged 70.

MUKTO KUMAR CHATTERJEA, BCL, MA, 22 February 1999; commoner 1951–5. Aged 68.

PHILIP MAYO HAYNES, MA, RAF; 1943–4 and 1947–9. Aged 75.

THOMAS VERNON NICHOLSON, MA, 20 April 2000; exhibitioner 1926–30. Aged 92.

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ELECTIONS

Balliol College

To a Reynolds Scholarship:

VICTOR MANUEL CAMPBELL, formerly of Merchant Taylors' School, Northwood

To Noble Scholarships:

BENJAMIN CHRISTOPHER HARDING, formerly of Tonbridge School, Kent

SAUL LIPETZ, formerly of Westminster School

To a Brackenbury Scholarship:

DOBRINA NAOUMOVA, formerly of Putney High School

To a Theobald Exhibition:

JACQUELINE MIRANDA JANET WHITE, formerly of Haberdashers' Aske's Girls' School, Elstree

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Christ Church

To a Hoppin Scholarship:

MELANIE MARSHALL, formerly of Robert Gordon's College, Aberdeen

To a Stahl Travel Exhibition:

WILLIAM SAMPSON, formerly of Royal Grammar School, Guildford

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Merton College

To Postmasterships:

ANDREW PETER CLARK, formerly of St Olave's Grammar School, Orpington

MISS JOANNE ELIZABETH DRANE, formerly of Plymouth High School for Girls

MARK STEPHEN SNOW, formerly of Winchester College

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PRIZES

Christ Church

William Gurney Travel Prizes:

NORA SCHULTZ

JESSICA MATHER-HILLON

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NOTICES

LINACRE COLLEGE

Appointment of Principal's Secretary (part-time)

Linacre College wishes to appoint a part-time Secretary to the Principal (twenty-five hours per week). The post is on the University's ALC grade 3 (£11,689–£13,532, pro rata), or 4 (£13,532–£15,664, pro rata), depending on experience and the level of responsibility assumed. Applications in writing, giving the names of two referees, should be sent to the College Secretary, Linacre College, Oxford OX1 3JA, by 30 May.

Further particulars and application forms may be obtained by telephoning Oxford (2)71650, or from the college's Web site, http://www.linacre.ox.ac.uk.

Linacre College is an equal opportunities employer.

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MAGDALEN COLLEGE

Appointment of Home Bursar

Magdalen College is seeking to appoint a replacement for the Home Bursar who is retiring at the beginning of 2001.

The Home Bursar manages the domestic operations of the college, providing accommodation, food, and other services to its members and guests; and is also responsible for the development of the college's conference business. The preferred candidate will be able to demonstrate a record of successful and innovative management of such services, either in a comparable institution or in the hotel and restaurant business. He or she will also have good staff management skills, experience of maintaining high performance standards within agreed budgets, and the wish to support and enjoy the academic life of the college. The position, which is open to men and women, carries a salary in the range £34,000–£38,000, membership of the senior common room, and free meals.

Detailed particulars of the job may be obtained from the Senior Bursar, Magdalen College, Oxford OX1 4AU, to whom completed applications must be returned not later than 14 June.

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MANSFIELD COLLEGE

Stipendiary Lecturership in New Testament Studies

Mansfield College intends to appoint a Stipendiary Lecturership in New Testament Studies for two years from October 2000, while Dr Muddiman acts as chairman of the Board of the Faculty of Theology. The stipend is £6,702 (under review). The appointee will be required to provide six hours' teaching per week in term time, and help with the administration of Theology and Philosophy/Theology courses, including admissions. Applications containing a curriculum vitae and the names of two referees should be sent to the College Secretary (from whom further particulars may be obtained), Mansfield College, Oxford OX1 3TF, by Friday, 9 June.

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ST ANNE'S COLLEGE

Appointment of two Assistant Deans

St Anne's College proposes to appoint two Assistant Deans for a period of one year from 1 September 2000 with the possibility of renewal for a second year. They will assist the Dean in the smooth running of the college and will supervise the day-to-day discipline and pastoral requirements. They will both be required to reside in college, free of charge, will have membership of the senior common room, free meals at high table (breakfast and seven main meals per week for the ten weeks of term) and a stipend of £2,244 per annum (under review).

Applicants should write in confidence to the Dean, Dr N. Harnew, St Anne's College, Oxford OX2 6HS (from whom further particulars may be obtained), by Wednesday, 31 May, including a curriculum vitae, a brief summary of the academic work they propose to undertake, and the names and addresses of two referees. Applicants should arrange for their referees to write direct to the Dean by this date; if the applicant is a registered graduate student, one referee should be his/her university supervisor. Interviews will take place during sixth week.

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ST EDMUND HALL

William R. Miller Junior Research Fellowship in Biological Sciences

St Edmund Hall proposes to elect to a W.R. Miller Junior Research Fellowship in the field of the Molecular Aspects of Biology, for three years from 1 October 2000. The fellowship includes dining rights and will be stipendiary, but the stipend will be reduced by the amount of any other stipend received from another source. The college will not normally elect someone who has previously held a similar appointment. On this occasion the college will not consider candidates who have completed more than four years' full-time research by 1 October 2000.

Further particulars may be obtained from the Principal, St Edmund Hall, Oxford OX1 4AR, and applications should reach him no later than Friday, 9 June.

St Edmund Hall is an equal opportunities employer and a charity which exists to promote excellence in education and research.

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ST PETER'S COLLEGE

Appointment of Dean

Applications are invited for the post of (Junior) Dean, from 1 October 2000. The appointment will be for one year in the first instance and may be extended for a further year. Applicants should be engaged in academic study. The main responsibility is for discipline and student welfare in the college. The Dean will be a full member of the senior common room, with free accommodation and meals in college, an honorarium, and an entertainment allowance.

Applications, with a curriculum vitae, should be sent by Friday, 16 June, to the College Secretary, St Peter's College, Oxford OX1 2DL, from whom further particulars may be obtained. Applicants are asked to request two referees to send references direct to the college by the same date. If the applicant is a registered graduate student, one of the referees should be the applicant's university supervisor.

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TRINITY COLLEGE

Appointment of Director of Development and Alumni Relations

Trinity College wishes to appoint a Director of Development and Alumni Relations. The successful candidate will be responsible to the President of the College, the Hon. Michael Beloff, QC, for the planning and implementation of the college's development strategy and maintaining excellent relations with its alumni. S/he will be responsible for the Development Office within Trinity College.

The salary is negotiable in the region of £30,000, depending on experience, with pension and other benefits.

Applications should be by letter, together with a statement of qualifications and experience, and the names of three referees, which should be sent to the President, Trinity College, Oxford OX1 3BH, by 2 June. It is hoped that short-listed applicants will be interviewed in the week commencing 5 June.

Further particulars may be obtained from the President's Secretary, Trinity College, Oxford OX1 3BH.

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WORCESTER COLLEGE

Non-stipendiary Junior Research Fellowship in Public International Law

Worcester College invites applications from candidates already engaged in research in Public International Law for a non-stipendiary Junior Research Fellowship, tenable for two years from 1 October 2000.

The successful candidate will be entitled to a research grant of £1,000 per annum and will be required to contribute up to an average of four hours of paid teaching per week. The fellowship carries senior common room membership, with free lunches and dinners. It is open to men and women who have had not more than seven continuous years in academic work after completing their first degree, although consideration will be given to applicants who have had interrupted careers. Accommodation may be available.

Further particulars and an application form should be obtained from the Provost's Secretary, Worcester College, Oxford OX1 2HB (telephone: Oxford (2)78362). The closing date for completed applications, including references, is 16 June.

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