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No 6165

Wednesday 4 November 2009

Vol cxl No 6

pp. 169–204

Oxford Notices

Christ Church, Merton College, and St John’s College


The Governing Bodies of the three Colleges propose to elect in co-operation up to thirteen Junior Research Fellows, in Arts and Science, according to an agreed allocation of subjects between the Colleges. The current salary is £20,834 a year. The Fellowships are open to men and women and are tenable from 1 October 2010.

Research Fellows are expected to undertake original research in some branch of Arts, Science, or Education. They may, with the permission of the appropriate Governing Body, undertake a limited amount of teaching. Depending upon their field of study, successful candidates will be based primarily at Christ Church, Merton College, or St John’s College.

The Fellowships are normally awarded to those who are approaching the end of their doctoral research or who have begun postdoctoral study. The successful candidates must have a good Honours degree (either First or 2:1), or an equivalent qualification. They must also have research expertise in their chosen field as demonstrated by a completed doctoral thesis and/or published or forthcoming books, or articles in refereed journals, as relevant to the candidate’s field; or promise of such achievement, as relevant to the candidate’s field.

Application forms, together with further particulars, and details of the allocation of subjects, may be obtained direct from the St John’s College website, The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Friday, 11 December 2009.

The Colleges concerned are committed to conducting themselves as equal opportunities employers (details can be found in the further particulars).

Oriel College (in association with the Faculty of English Language and Literature, University of Oxford)


The University, in association with Oriel College, proposes to appoint a CUF (Combined University Fund) Lecturer in English Literature within the period 1509–1740, from 1 October 2010 or as soon as possible thereafter. The successful candidate will hold a Tutorial Fellowship at Oriel College, and will be the Main Organizing Tutor for English in the College.

Candidates should be able to devise and give high-quality tutorials, classes, and lectures. They should also have a distinguished record of scholarship and research in English Literature within the period 1509–1740. It is expected that all candidates will have completed a Doctorate or will possess significant equivalent research experience.

The salary will be on a scale currently from £39,159 to £52,628 a year, and substantial additional allowances are available. Further particulars may be obtained from the Provost’s Secretary, Oriel College, Oxford, OX1 4EW (tel. 01865 276543, email, or may be found on the College’s website at

Eight copies of applications, with a curriculum vitae, list of publications, and the names of three referees, should reach the Provost, Oriel College, Oxford, OX1 4EW, by the closing date of 30 November 2009. Referees should be asked to write directly to the Provost by the same date.

Oriel College and the University of Oxford are equal opportunity employers.

The Queen’s College


The College proposes to elect a part-time stipendiary eight-hour Lecturer in Law for two years from April 2010. The Lecturer will be required to teach eight hours a week for the College (either directly or via teaching ‘swap’ arrangements) and the basic stipend will be on a scale starting at £16,101 a year (point 1 of the Stipendiary Lecturers’ Scale (i.e. University Pay Spine 23 pro rata)), together with certain other allowances.

The College is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Law to cover the teaching need arising from Mr Nicholas Bamforth (Fellow in Law) taking up the appointment of the University of Oxford’s Junior Proctor and being on sabbatical leave following the Proctorship. The successful candidate will be expected to teach subjects that include at least Constitutional Law for Law Moderations, and Administrative Law and Jurisprudence for the Final Honour School of Jurisprudence. The Lecturer will also be called on to take part in the admissions exercise and examinations for the College, and to take a share of the general administration of the subject alongside the College’s other Fellow in Law, Professor Dan Sarooshi.

Further particulars may be obtained from the Academic Administrator, The Queen’s College, Oxford, OX1 4AW or at The closing date for applications is noon on 23 November 2009. Interviews will be held in the week beginning 30 November 2009.

St Hilda’s College

The Jacqueline Du Pré Music Building is seeking candidates for the following part-time posts:

JdP Administrator (20 hours a week)

JdP Events Organizer (20 hours a week)

The Jacqueline Du Pré Music Building, with its exceptional acoustics for chamber music, has become an important feature of musical life in Oxford since its opening in 1995, particularly through its classical music programme and its innovative concerts for children. The JdP is also the venue for research activities through the new Centre for Experimental Music, and is a key resource for graduate and undergraduate students.

We now wish to appoint two highly motivated, efficient, and student-friendly individuals.

The JdP Administrator will act as the initial point of contact for outside clients, in charge of music bookings and musical events promotion;

The JdP Events Organizer will deal with the practical arrangements and day-to-day running of the JdP.

These are Grade 4 posts in the salary range of £19,645 to £22,765 a year, pro rata (based on current University salary scales).

Please send applications with full curriculum vitae by Friday, 13 November, to Anne Allan, Bursar’s PA, St Hilda’s College, Oxford, OX4 1DY, or email, or visit the College website for further information ( The provisional interview date is Friday, 20 November 2009.

The College is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from minority groups.

Worcester College


The College proposes to award a Junior Research Fellowship and Lectureship in French, tenable from 1 October 2010 for three years, with the possibility of renewal for a further year. The post is intended to be a career development position suitable for someone who is close to completing a Doctorate, or is of postdoctoral standing in the early stages of their academic career.

The Junior Research Fellow will be required to give up to six hours a week during term time of tuition in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century French Literature, and to teach some language classes. He or she will also be required to take part in the annual admissions procedures.

The stipend is in the range of £12,076 to £13,592 a year, plus allowances of up to £4,958, depending on accommodation arrangements.

Application forms and further particulars, including details of the allowances, may be obtained from the Academic Registrar, Worcester College, Oxford, OX1 2HB (tel. 01865 278342, email, or from the notices section of the College’s website at The closing date for applications is Friday, 4 December 2009.

The College is an Equal Opportunities Employer.