Notices

  • Thursday 14 October 2010
  • No. 4930
  • Vol 141

General notices

Principal of Green Templeton College

From 1 October Sir David Watson succeeds Dr Colin Bundy as Principal of Green Templeton College. Sir David’s email address is david.watson@gtc.ox.ac.uk and his telephone number is (2)74775.


 

Joint Division/Education Committee Review of the Department of International Development

Terms of Reference for the Review

1    To review the quality of academic activities in the department, by reference to:

  • international standards of excellence;
  • action taken since the last review of the faculty/department;
  • planning statements at faculty/department and divisional level, and in the context of the University’s mission statement and corporate plan.

In particular:

(a) the quality of the research of the faculty/department, including its participation in inter-departmental, inter-divisional and inter-disciplinary activities, its research profile and strategy, and future challenges and opportunities;

(b) the quality of graduate programmes and their delivery and related issues, including:

  • access and admissions
  • curriculum design and programme structure
  • teaching, learning and assessment
  • the relationship between teaching and research
  • academic and pastoral support and guidance
  • the provision and use of learning resources (including staff resources)
  • specific arrangements for the pursuit of graduate studies (including research degrees and research training and provision for part-time study)
  • relationships with colleges
  • quality assurance mechanisms;

(c) the organisation of the faculty/department, its management structures and the relationship between the faculty/department and the Division, including such matters as:

  • strategic planning (including relationship to the divisional five-year plans and the University’s Corporate Plan)
  • academic and non-academic staff planning and recruitment
  • student number planning
  • terms of appointment for academic staff, including career development and equal opportunities issues
  • accommodation and future space needs
  • fundraising;

(d) the relationship (structural and operational) between units within the faculty/department, and between the faculty/department and cognate subject areas and colleges to which it is linked in teaching and research.

2 To consider the current and long-term financial position of, and funding arrangements for, the faculty/department, and its financial strategy.

The review committee would welcome written comments on matters falling within its terms of reference. These should be sent to the secretary of the review committee, c/o Helen Passey (helen.passey@socsci.ox.ac.uk), Social Sciences Division, Hayes House, 75 George Street, Oxford OX1 2BQ, by Wednesday, 10 November.


 

Foreign Service Programme

Change of address

The new address for the Oxford University Foreign Service Programme is:

Department for Continuing Education, Rewley House, 1 Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JA. Telephone: Oxford (2)70455. Fax: Oxford (2)70365. Email: fsp@conted.ox.ac.uk. Web: http://www.conted.ox.ac.uk/courses/details.php?id=196

Appointments

Humanities Divisional Board

With the approval of the Humanities Board, the following appointments and reappointments have been made and titles conferred for the periods stated.

Appointments

University Lecturer (ULNTF)

Oriental Studies

Ulrike Roesler, MA PhD Münster. Fellow of Wolfson. In Tibetan and Himalayan Studies. From 1 September 2010 to 31 August 2015.

University Lecturer

Medieval and Modern Languages

Oliver James Noble Wood, MSt DPhil Oxf. Fellow of Hertford College. In Golden Age Spanish Literature. From 1 October 2010 to 30 September 2015.

CUF Lecturer

History

Christina De Bellaigue, BA PhD Camb, DEA Paris. Fellow of Exeter College. In 19th and 20th Century British History. From 1 October 2010 to 30 September 2011.

Departmental Lecturer

Classics

Jane Elizabeth Ann Anderson, MA DPhil Oxf. In Classical Art and Archaeology. From 1 October 2010 to 30 June 2011.

English

Hugh Jonathan Gazzard, DPhil Oxf. In English Language and Literature. From 1 October 2010 to 30 September 2012.

Faith Emma Binckes, DPhil Oxf. In English Literature. From 1 October 2010 to 30 September 2013.

Oriental Studies

Stephanie Maria Cronin, BSc LSE, MA PhD SOAS. In Modern Iranian History. From 1 September 2010 to 31 August 2011.

Anna Boermel, MPhil DPhil Oxf. In Modern Chinese Politics and Society. From 1 October 2010 to 30 September 2011.

Oriental Studies/Department of Politics and International Relations

Marwa Daoudy, BA MA PhD Geneva. In Politics and International Relations of the Middle East. From 1 September 2010 to 31 August 2013.

Theology

Arkotong Longkumer, BA Chennai, MA Memphis, PhD Edin. In the Study of Religion. From 1 October 2010 to 31 March 2011.

John Jarick, BA BTh Adelaide, PhD Melbourne. In Old Testament Studies. From 1 October 2010 to 30 September 2013.

Departmental Lecturer And Career Development Fellow

History

Jonathan Andrew Jarrett, MA MPhil Camb, PhD Lond. In Medieval History. From 1 October 2010 to 30 September 2013.

Career Development Fellow

Medieval and Modern Languages

Muireann Mary Maguire, BA Dublin, MPhil PhD Camb. In Russian Literature and Culture. From 1 September 2010 to 31 August 2013.

Instructor

Oriental Studies

Yinyin Zhu, BA Beijing, MPhil Leiden. In Chinese. From 1 September 2010 to 30 June 2011.

Lector

Medieval and Modern Languages

Silvia Xicola-Tugas. In Catalan. From 1 October 2010 to 30 September 2011.

Reappointments

University Lecturer (NTF)

Classics

Neil Brandon McLynn, MA DPhil Oxf. Fellow of Corpus Christi College. In Later Roman History. From 1 April 2010 to the retiring age.

History

Sloan Mahone, BA Hofstra, MS Boston, MSc DPhil Oxf. Fellow of St Cross College. In the History of Medicine. From 1 August 2010 to the retiring age.

University Lecturer

Medieval and Modern Languages

Geraldine Hazbun, MA Oxf, MPhil PhD Camb. Fellow of St Anne’s College. In Medieval Spanish Literature. From 1 October 2010 to the retiring age.

Music

Elizabeth Eva Leach, MMus Lond, DPhil Oxf. Fellow of St Hugh’s College. In Music. From 1 October 2010 to the retiring age.

CUF Lecturer

Medieval and Modern Languages

Richard William Scholar, MSt DPhil Oxf. Fellow of Oriel College. In French. From 1 October 2010 to the retiring age.

Visiting Professorships

Conferment and reconferment of the title of Visiting Professor

The Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Divisional Board has reconferred the title of Visiting Professor in Engineering Science upon Professor Stephan Jefferis, MA Camb, MSc PhD Lond, for a period of two years from 1 September 2010.

The Medical Sciences Divisional Board has conferred the title of Visiting Professor in Tropical Neuroscience and Paediatrics on C.R.J.C Newton, MB ChB MD University of Cape Town, MRCP FRCPCH, currently Wellcome Trust Senior Clinical Fellow Head of Clinical Research, Wellcome Trust/KEMRI Unit, Kilifi, Kenya, for a period of three years from 1 September 2010.

The Medical Sciences Divisional Board has conferred the title of Visiting Professor in Sarcoma Pathology on P.C.W Hogendoorn, MSc MD PhD Leiden, currently Professor of Pathology at Leiden University and Senior Pathology Consultant at the Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands, for a period of three years from 1 November 2010.

Recognition of Distinction

Recognition of Distinction

The following title has been conferred on behalf of the Recognition of Distinction Committee:

Talbot, K., BSc MB BS Lond, DPhil Oxf, Reader in Clinical Neurology, Professor of Motor Neuron Biology, with effect from 1 October 2010.

Musical Events

The Electroacoustic Music of Trevor Wishart

Introductory lecture-concert presents a survey of Dr Wishart's compositions. Thursday, 21 October, 7.30 p.m., Faculty of Music. Free entry with retiring collection. Open to the public.