Colleges, Halls, and Societies

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OBITUARY

Worcester College

ROBERT SHERLAW JOHNSON, MA, D.MUS., FRAM, 3 November 2000; Fellow and Tutor in Music 1970–99, Emeritus Fellow since 1999. Aged 68.

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ELECTIONS

All Souls College

To Fellowships by Examination (with effect from 4 November 2000):

ADAM SAMUEL THIRLWELL, New College

ALEXANDER STEPHEN MORRISON, Oriel College

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Exeter College

To Honorary Fellowships:

SIR JOHN LAWS

MR RONALD COHEN

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NOTICES

BALLIOL COLLEGE

Six-hour Lecturership in Politics

Applications are invited for a Stipendiary Six-Hour Lecturership in Politics to be held at Balliol College in Hilary Term and Trinity Term 2001. The lecturer will be asked to contribute to teaching the British and American Politics component of PPE Prelim, and to offer some revision classes for the Politics prelim in Trinity Term. The lecturer will be paid a stipend of £1,812 for each term, payable in monthly instalments.

The closing date for applications is Friday, 24 November. Applicants should submit a letter of application supported by a curriculum vitae, and should arrange for one referee to write in support of their application by the closing date. The applications should be addressed to the Senior Tutor's Secretary, Balliol College, Oxford OX1 3BJ. Interviews of short-listed candidates will be held in eighth week of Michaelmas Term.

Any prospective applicants wishing to discuss details of the post should contact Sudhir Hazareesingh (e-mail: sudhir.hazareesingh@balliol.ox.ac.uk).

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Junior Research Fellowship in Engineering or Psychology

The college proposes to elect a Junior Research Fellow in Engineering or Psychology for three years from 1 October 2001. The fellow elected will be a Junior Research Fellow as defined in the college statutes. He or she will be required to undertake research in Engineering or Psychology. The stipend will be £14,079 in the first year, with superannuation, free meals, and rooms (or, in the case of a married fellow, a housing allowance). Application forms and further particulars may be obtained from the College Secretary, Balliol College, Oxford OX1 3BJ, and applications should be received not later than Friday, 15 December.

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Junior Research Fellowship in Politics, Law, or Oriental Studies

The college proposes to elect a Junior Research Fellow in Politics, Law, or Oriental Studies for three years from 1 October 2001. The fellow elected will be a Junior Research Fellow as defined in the college statutes. He or she will be required to undertake research in Politics, Law, or Oriental Studies. The stipend will be £14,079 in the first year, with superannuation, free meals, and rooms (or, in the case of a married fellow, a housing allowance).

Application forms and further particulars may be obtained from the College Secretary, Balliol College, Oxford OX1 3BJ, and applications should be received not later than Friday, 15 December.

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Appointment of Senior Tutor's Secretary

The college is seeking to appoint a Senior Tutor's Secretary with effect from 8 January 2001. This is a senior secretarial post in the College Office and the college is looking for experienced applicants with excellent secretarial, organ- isational, and IT abilities. University and/or college experience would be particularly valuable. Salary on Balliol grade 5 (£17,586'£20,957); free lunches; thirty days' holiday a year; thirty-five-hour week. Applicants should send a curriculum vitae to the College Secretary, Balliol College, Oxford OX1 3BJ, by Friday, 1 December. Two referees should be asked to send references directly to the College Secretary 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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BRASENOSE COLLEGE

Tutorial Fellowship in Law

Brasenose College proposes to elect a Tutorial Fellow in Law, with effect from 1 October 2001, or as soon as possible thereafter. The fellowship is associated with a titular university lecturership (CUF), which the University may at a later stage convert into a stipendiary post; meanwhile the college will pay the full stipend. The salary scale is age-related, reaching a maximum of £39,564 at age forty-five, plus additional benefits and allowances. Applications should be sent to the Senior Tutor, Brasenose College, Oxford OX1 4AJ, with details of career and publications and the names and addresses of three referees, not later than Monday, 11 December. Applicants should ask their referees to write direct to the Senior Tutor by the closing date. Further particulars may be obtained from the College Secretary (telephone: Oxford (2)77823, fax: (2)77822, e-mail: college.office@bnc.ox.ac.uk). Brasenose College is an equal opportunities employer.

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CHRIST CHURCH

Lee-Garrod Medical Research Fellowship

Applications are invited for a Medical Research Fellowship, intended to enable a person qualified in medicine to undertake a specific research project in Oxford. The fellowship, which is open to men and women, is tenable for a period of three years and may be renewed for one further year. Applicants should already have a record of academic research in medicine. The person appointed will be expected to take up the fellowship on 1 October 2001 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Further particulars and application forms may be obtained by writing to the Dean's Secretary, Christ Church, Oxford OX1 1DP. Applications should be sent to The Very Revd the Dean, Christ Church, Oxford OX1 1DP, by 22 December.

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Appointment of Cathedral Sub-Organist

Applications are invited for the post of Sub-Organist at Christ Church Cathedral from September 2001. Further particulars should be obtained from the Organist's Secretary, Christ Church, Oxford OX1 1DP (telephone: Oxford (2)76195, e-mail: stephen.darlington@christ-church. oxford.ac.uk). The closing date for applications is Monday, 27 November.

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LADY MARGARET HALL

Joanna Randall MacIver Junior Research Fellowship

Lady Margaret Hall proposes to appoint a Joanna Randall MacIver Junior Research Fellow for two years from 1 October 2001 (not renewable thereafter). The fellowship is offered for research in the fields of Fine Art, Music, or Literature of any nation or period. The fellowship is open to women graduates only and the salary will be £12,000 per annum. Further particulars and application forms can be obtained from the Senior Tutor's Secretary, Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford OX2 6QA (telephone: Oxford (2)74321, e-mail: senior.tutor.secretary@lmh.ox.ac.uk) or from the college's Web site, http://www.lmh.ox.ac.uk. The closing date for completed applications and references is 19 December.

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LINACRE COLLEGE

Junior Research Fellowships

Linacre College proposes to make elections to not more than three Junior Research Fellowships tenable for one year in the first instance from 1 October 2001 and renewable for a second year. Junior Research Fellows will receive a book allowance of £250 per annum and enjoy dining rights in college. The fellowships are open to men and women graduates of any university; there is no restriction of subject, but candidates should be intending to engage in research at postdoctoral level. Applicants will normally be expected to have submitted for a higher research degree before taking up a Junior Research Fellowship; and to be assured of adequate funding for the duration of a Junior Research Fellowship.

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EPA Cephalosporin Junior Research Fellowships

Linacre College proposes to make elections to not more than three EPA Cephalosporin Junior Research Fellowships tenable for one year in the first instance from 1 Octo- ber 2001 and renewable for a second year. Junior Research Fellows will receive a book allowance of £250 per annum and enjoy dining rights in college. The fellowships are open to men and women graduates of any university, but candidates should be intending to engage in research at postdoctoral level in the fields of the medical, biological, or chemical sciences. Applicants will normally be expected to have submitted for a higher research degree before taking up a Junior Research Fellowship; and to be assured of adequate funding for the duration of a Junior Research Fellowship. Application for either of the Junior Research Fellowships detailed above, on a form available from the Principal's Secretary or electronically (http://www.linacre.ox.ac.uk/ college/scholarships/jrfsapp.doc), should be made to the Senior Tutor, Linacre College, Oxford OX1 3JA, giving details of the applicant's academic record and proposed course of research. Nine copies of the full application (UK applicants only) should be submitted by the closing date and applicants should request two referees to write directly to the Senior Tutor. Closing date for applications and references: 31 January 2001.

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ST ANTONY'S COLLEGE

Fay and Geoffrey Elliott Graduate Studentship in Russian and East European Studies

St Antony's College invites applications for the above studentship for the academic year 2001'2, which is for a British student wishing to undertake doctoral research at the University of Oxford in the social sciences or modern history, with particular reference to the former Soviet Union and its successor states. Applications from those who wish to study for a doctorate in Russian literature or the history or politics of East'Central Europe may also be considered. Further particulars may be obtained from the Secretary, 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 31 January 2001.

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ST EDMUND HALL

Appointments of (1) Development Co-ordinator, (2) Database Administrator in the Development and Alumni Office

Applications are invited for the above full-time posts. The college is looking for highly organised and enthusiastic individuals to join its small, busy team.

The Development Co-ordinator will be responsible for outside relationships with old members, donors, and foundations, tracking gifts and covenants and the production of a Development Newsletter. Computer literacy (Word, Access, Excel) and good interpersonal skills are essential. Some previous fund-raising experience would be helpful. The salary offered will be from £16,000 per annum, depending on skills and experience.

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 Emma Steane, c/o Development Office, St EdmundHall, Oxford OX1 4AR (e-mail: emma.steane@seh.ox.ac.uk).

Closing date for applications: 20 November.

St Edmund Hall is an equal opportunities employer.

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ST JOHN'S COLLEGE

Opening of collection of medieval vestments

St John's College intends to open to the public its collection of medieval vestments on Saturday, 25 November, 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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WORCESTER COLLEGE

Scott Opler Research Fellowship in Architectural History

Applications are invited for the Scott Opler Research Fellowship in Architectural History at Worcester College. Candidates must be in the final year of their doctoral work or within three years of completing a doctorate. Research topics may include any area or aspect of European architectural history during the Renaissance and Baroque era. The fellowship, which is tenable for two years from 1 October 2001, will receive a stipend of £16,775 per annum (revised annually) and will have access to certain travel, research, and publication funds. The fellow is entitled to free accommodation and meals in college as a member of the senior common room. Application forms and further particulars should be obtained from the Provost's Secretary, Worcester College, Oxford OX1 2HB (fax: Oxford 793106, e-mail: jenny.blake@ worc.ox.ac.uk).

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