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University of Oxford

LUC HOFFMANN PROFESSORSHIP OF FIELD ORNITHOLOGY

The University of Oxford seeks to appoint the first holder of the recently established Luc Hoffmann Professorship of Field Ornithology in the Department of Zoology, to take up office on or before 1 October 2004. The Department has historic strengths in field ornithology, and contains the Edward Grey Institute for Field Ornithology together with the Alexander Library. It is expected that the Professor will be Director of the Institute.

The Professor will have an international reputation for research in field ornithology, and will be expected to contribute to the intellectual life of the Edward Grey Institute and the Department.

A non-stipendiary Fellowship at Wolfson College is attached to the Professorship.

Further particulars, including details of how to apply, are available from http://www.admin.ox.ac.uk/fp/ or from the Registrar, University Offices, Wellington Square, Oxford, OX1 2JD (tel. 01865 270200). The closing date for applications is Monday, 10 November 2003.

MARSHAL FOCH PROFESSORSHIP OF FRENCH LITERATURE

Applications are invited for the above post, tenable from October 2004, or such later date as may be arranged. The Professor will be a scholar of international distinction who will provide academic leadership over a wide range of studies in the modern (post-1800) period of French literature. The successful candidate will play a major role in sustaining and promoting research in French, and contribute fully to the development and delivery of the aims and objectives of the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages.

A non-stipendiary Fellowship at All Souls College is attached to the Professorship.

Further particulars, including details of how to apply, are available from http://www.admin.ox.ac.uk/fp/ or from the Registrar, University Offices, Wellington Square, Oxford, OX1 2JD (tel. 01865 270200). The closing date for applications is Monday, 24 November 2003.

PROFESSORSHIP OF RUSSIAN

Applications are invited for the above post, tenable from October 2004, or such later date as may be arranged. The Professor will be a scholar of international distinction who will provide academic leadership over a wide range of studies in any area of Russian language and literature. The Faculty has a preference for a literary specialist in the post-1820 era, although specialists in earlier periods would not be excluded. The successful candidate will play a full and active role in the development and delivery of the aims and objectives of the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages, especially the sustaining and promotion of research in Russian and other Slavonic languages.

A non-stipendiary professorial Fellowship at New College is attached to the Professorship.

Further particulars, including details of how to apply, are available from http://www.admin.ox.ac.uk/fp/ or from the Registrar, University Offices, Wellington Square, Oxford, OX1 2JD (tel. 01865 270200). The closing date for applications is Monday, 10 November 2003.

PROFESSORSHIP OF INTERNET GOVERNANCE AND REGULATION

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PROFESSORSHIP OF SOCIETY AND THE INTERNET

Applications are invited for the above posts, tenable from 1 October 2004, or such later date as may be arranged. Both posts will be held in the Oxford Internet Institute (OII) which has been established to undertake teaching and research on the societal implications of information and communication technologies, in particular the Internet and World Wide Web. The post holders will be expected to address the application of their research to issues of policy and practice and to engage in collaborative work within the OII that crosses traditional disciplinary boundaries.

Professorship of Internet Governance and Regulation

This post will be filled by a social, behavioural, or policy scientist of international standing whose research focuses on public policy and regulatory issues concerning the market and non-market impacts of the Internet's role in the innovation, production, and distribution of information-commodities and services. These include consequences for cultural activities, including science, the arts, and education, as well as for private wealth creation and macroeconomic growth, stability and income distribution, consideration of legal codes, administrative procedures, standards, and informal norms, as well as technological means of governing social interactions and commercial transactions in cyberspace, especially in regard to such issues as privacy, security, and intellectual property rights and freedom of access to information.

A non-stipendiary Fellowship at Keble College is attached to the Professorship.

Professorship of Society and the Internet

Applications are invited from a social scientist of international standing whose research concerns the social dimensions of electronic technologies. Their work may focus on any aspect of the ways in which people behave, organize themselves and interact as a result of new information and communication technologies, in any of a wide range of organizational and institutional settings. Research areas of relevance for this position include, but are not limited to, the following: the extent to which electronic technologies are bringing about significant changes in the nature and experience of interpersonal relations, in communication, social control, participation, inclusion and exclusion, social cohesion, mobility, trust and identity, and phenomena connected with globalization.

A non-stipendiary Fellowship at Mansfield College is attached to the Professorship.

Further particulars, including details of how to apply for either post, are available from http://www.admin.ox.ac.uk/fp/ or from the Registrar, University Offices, Wellington Square, Oxford, OX1 2JD (tel. 01865 270200). The closing date for applications is Monday, 24 November 2003.


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Cambridge University Reporter, 1 October 2003
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