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University of Oxford

PROFESSORSHIP OF THE HISTORY OF SCIENCE

An outstanding historian of science of international standing is sought to fill this important Chair, tenable from 1 October 2006. Applications are welcome from scholars working in any area or period of the History of Science, excluding the ancient world and the history of medicine. The Professor will have a broad vision of the scope of the history of science, and will be an integral member of the History Faculty, sharing responsibility for the development and delivery of the Faculty's strategies for teaching and research. He or she will have a particular responsibility for graduate studies in the history of science.

A non-stipendiary Fellowship at Linacre 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 20 June.

TWO PROFESSORSHIPS OF SOCIAL POLICY

The University wishes to appoint two Professors in Social Policy, tenable from 1 October 2005 in the Department of Social Policy and Social Work. The Professors will be outstanding scholars of international distinction, able to play leading roles in stimulating and developing the Department's teaching and research in social policy. Candidates with expertise in any area of social policy are encouraged to apply, but the University would particularly welcome applications from those with expertise in poverty and/or family policy. A non-stipendiary Fellowship is attached to each Professorship, at St Cross College and at Green College respectively. 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 6 June.

DONALD SCHULTZ PROFESSORSHIP OF TURBOMACHNIERY

Applications are invited for the above post, tenable from 1 October 2005, or such later date as may be arranged. A non-stipendiary Fellowship at St Catherine's College is attached to the Professorship. The Professor is also Director of the Rolls-Royce Technology Partnership in Aerodynamics and Heat Transfer.

The Donald Schultz Professorship of Turbomachinery is held in the Department of Engineering Science, one of the largest unified engineering departments in the UK. The University seeks to appoint an outstanding person with a record of internationally esteemed research in aspects of engineering science important to turbomachinery, especially heat transfer and fluid flow. Through leadership and the distinction of his or her contribution, the Professor will ensure the continuing pursuit of excellence in teaching and research in this field at Oxford and its wide recognition outside.

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 20 June.

DEPARTMENTAL LECTURESHIP IN ECCLESIASTICAL HISTORY

The University proposes to appoint a Departmental Lecturer in Ecclesiastical History from October 2005 or as soon as possible thereafter. This is a two-year fixed-term post to cover the absence of Professor Diarmaid MacCulloch whilst he is on leave. There will be an association with a College, providing some common room facilities for the person appointed.

The Faculty of Theology are seeking candidates working in the area of Reformation Theology and History. Candidates should hold, or be working towards, a doctorate in the field, and be able to provide evidence of published, or soon to be published, research. The person appointed will have research interests in some aspect of the Reformation in Europe or more particularly England and Wales, Scotland, or Ireland, and will be required to tutor and lecture undergraduate students on the 'History and Theology of Western Christianity 1500-1619, further studies in History and Doctrine' (i.e. a selected sixteenth-century Christian theologian). An ability to teach in other undergraduate areas would be desirable. The candidate should be able to teach and supervise graduate students on the M.St. and M.Phil. courses in Ecclesiastical History, and play a part in doctoral supervision. The post-holder will be required to undertake examining and administrative duties in the Faculty. The salary for this post will be from £19,460 to £25,699 a year.

Further particulars, including details of how to apply, are available from http://www.admin.ox.ac.uk/fp/ or from Mr D. Hyland, 34 St Giles', Oxford, OX1 3LH (tel. 01865 280699, fax 01865 270553, e-mail david.hyland@admin.ox.ac.uk). Applications (six hard copies, except from candidates based outside the UK who need send only one), including a curriculum vitae, a list of principal publications, and the names and contact details of three referees, should reach the Faculty Board Secretary, at the address given above, not later than 5 p.m. on 19 May. Interviews will be held on 8 June.

ONE-YEAR REPLACEMENT TEACHING APPOINTMENT

Applications are invited from postdoctoral graduates or from graduates in the final stages of completing a doctorate, for a one-year fixed-term non-renewable post in British and European History in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, tenable from 1 October 2005, to cover research leave.

Duties include lectures and classes to undergraduates for the Modern History Faculty, tutorial teaching, and some pastoral work for undergraduates for St Anne's College.

The successful candidate will have proven expertise in an aspect of British and European history in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, a willingness to teach across a broad range of topics, and some experience of teaching undergraduates both in tutorials and in classes. The salary for this post will be £23,643.

Further particulars of the post may be obtained from the Administrator, Modern History Faculty, Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3BD (tel. 01865 277253. e-mail administrator@history.ox.ac.uk), or from the website at http://www.admin.ox.ac.uk/fp/.

Applicants should send seven copies of their application (except for overseas candidates, who need only send one) to the Chairman of the Modern History Faculty Board at the above address by noon on 20 May. Candidates are asked to arrange for three references to be sent to the Chairman at the above address by the closing date. It is likely that interviews will be held in the week beginning 13 June.


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Cambridge University Reporter 27 April 2005
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