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University of Oxford


The University wishes to appoint as quickly as possible the founding Director of the newly created Oxford Internet Institute (see http://www.admin.ox.ac.uk/po/oii/). The Director will also be the Professor of Internet Studies.

The University is looking for an academic with international research standing and considerable leadership skills, including the ability to stimulate debate on the public policy aspects of the Internet. The appointment offers a unique opportunity to shape a new interdisciplinary venture, examining the impact of the Internet on society. A Fellowship at Balliol College, where the Institute is located, is attached to the Professorship.

Applications (eleven copies, but only one from overseas candidates) naming three persons who have agreed to act as referees on this occasion should be sent to the address below, not later than 16 July 2001.


The electors intend to proceed to an election to the Andrew W. Mellon Professorship of American Government with effect from 1 October 2001, or such later date as may be arranged. The vacancy arises upon the resignation of Professor Bryon Shafer (the first holder), who is to take up a chair at the University of Wisconsin.

Preference will be given to a political scientist who combines expertise in one or more of the major branches or institutions of American Government with a broad knowledge of the American political system and its environment. A Fellowship at Nuffield College is attached to the Professorship.

Applications (ten copies, or one only from overseas candidates), naming three persons (with postal and e-mail addresses and telephone/fax numbers) who have agreed to act as referees on this occasion, should be sent to the address below, not later than 30 July 2001.

In each case, applications should be sent to the Registrar, University Offices, Wellington Square, Oxford, OX1 2JD, from whom further particulars may be obtained. Further particulars may also be accessed on the Web (URL: http://www.admin.ox.ac.uk/fp/).


Faculty of Literae Humaniores

Applications are invited for the above post, tenable from 1 October 2001 for a period of one year in the first instance. Candidates should be able to teach Latin and Greek languages from elementary to degree level to both undergraduates and graduates. The person appointed will be expected to teach an average of not less than eight hours a week in each of three terms. The stipend will be £7,138 a year.

Applications (three copies), with a full curriculum vitae, should be sent to Dr D. C. Innes, St Hilda's College, Oxford, OX4 1DY (tel. 01865 276864, e-mail doreen.innes@st-hildas.oxford.ac.uk). Applicants should arrange for their referees to write to Dr Innes by the closing date. Further particulars are available from Dr Innes and on the University's website (http://www.classics.ox.ac.uk/jobs/). The closing date for applications is 29 June 2001.

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Cambridge University Reporter, 13 June 2001
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