Notices

  • Thursday 19 May 2016
  • NO. 5133
  • VOL. 146

General Notices

Industrial action

The UCU has notified the University that it intends to call its members out on a two-day strike on 25 and 26 May with action short of a strike, in the form of working to contract, from 25 May in connection with the pay offer for 2016.   

Those members of staff who participate in the strike are required to complete a payroll deduction form and send it to the Payroll Office. The form gives authorisation for a deduction of pay equivalent to 1/337 of annual salary to be made for each day of strike action. The form can be downloaded from the Finance Division's website at www.admin.ox.ac.uk/finance/processes/forms/payroll.

Appointments

Humanities

Headship of the Humanities Division

Karen O'Brien, BA DPhil Oxf, Vice-Principal (Education) and Professor of English Literature, KCL, has been appointed to the Headship of the Humanities Division with effect from September 2016.

Drue Heinz Professorship of American Literature

Lloyd Pratt, BA Louisiana, MA Temple, PhD Brown, Associate Professor of English and University Lecturer in American Literature, Faculty of English Language and Literature, and Fellow of Linacre, has been appointed to the Drue Heinz Professorship of American Literature in the Faculty of English Language and Literature with effect from 1 July 2016. Dr Pratt will be a fellow of St John's.

Foster Professorship of Irish History

Ian Richard McBride, BA Oxf, PhD UCL, Professor of Irish and British History, Department of History, KCL, has been appointed to the Foster Professorship of Irish History in the Faculty of History with effect from 1 October 2016. Professor McBride will be a fellow of Hertford.

Social Sciences

Appointments

Professor Martin Williams, PhD LSE, Fellow of Green Templeton; Associate Professor in Public Management, Blavatnik School of Government, from 1 May 2016.

Reappointments

Professor Johannes Abeler, PhD Bonn; Associate Professor of Economics from 1 September 2016 until retirement.

Graduate Awards and Prizes

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