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University of Oxford

The University of Oxford is an equal opportunities employer.

REGIUS PROFESSORSHIP OF ECCLESIASTICAL HISTORY

A Regius Professor of Ecclesiastical History is due to be appointed by Her Majesty the Queen with effect from as early a date as may be arranged, in succession to Professor H. M. R. E. Mayr-Harting. A canonry at Christ Church is annexed to the Professorship.

The Regius Professor of Ecclesiastical History is appointed to lecture and give instruction in Ecclesiastical History and in the Writings of the Fathers or of later theologians in the Christian Church. The appointee will be a scholar of distinction who will exercise leadership in research and develop graduate studies in his or her area of specialization. He or she will also be expected to take a leading part in developing the work of the Faculty of Theology generally. The Canonry annexed to the Regius Chair of Ecclesiastical History is open to lay members of the Church of England, or of any church in communion with it, or ministers or lay members of a Church not in communion with the Church of England provided they are suitably qualified members of one of the churches to which the Church of England (Ecumenical Relations) Measure 1988 refers; it is also open to those ordained in Priest's Orders in the Church of England or in an Episcopal Church in communion with the Church of England.

Suitably qualified persons wishing to submit their names for consideration are invited to do so not later than 2 October 2006, sending their applications (eleven copies, or one only from overseas candidates), together with the names and contact details (postal and e-mail addresses and telephone/fax numbers) of three referees who have agreed to act on this occasion, 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 website at http://www.admin.ox.ac.uk/fp/

REGIUS PROFESSORSHIP OF MORAL AND PASTORAL THEOLOGY

A Regius Professor of Moral and Pastoral Theology is due to be appointed by Her Majesty the Queen with effect from as early a date as may be arranged, in succession to Revd Professor O. M. T. O'Donovan. A canonry at Christ Church is annexed to the Professorship.

The Regius Professor of Moral and Pastoral Theology is appointed to lecture and give instruction in Moral and Pastoral Theology, in the duties of the Pastoral Office, and in such subjects as Christian Ethics, both Social and Individual, Ascetic and Mystical Theology, and the study of the various types of Christian Experience. The appointee will be a scholar of distinction who will exercise leadership in research and develop graduate studies in his or her area of specialization. He or she will also be expected to take a leading part in developing the work of the Faculty of Theology generally. Candidates should either be ordained in Priest's Orders in the Church of England or in an Episcopal Church in communion with the Church of England or be eligible for and prepared to accept ordination.

Suitably qualified persons wishing to submit their names for consideration are invited to do so not later than 2 October 2006, sending their applications (eleven copies, or one only from overseas candidates), together with the names and contact details (postal and e-mail addresses and telephone/fax numbers) of three referees who have agreed to act on this occasion, 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 website at http://www.admin.ox.ac.uk/fp/.

NUFFIELD PROFESSORSHIP OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY

Applications are invited for the above post, tenable immediately. The successful candidate will have an outstanding track record in relevant research and a demonstrable ability to compete for and to obtain substantial, independent, external grant support. In making the appointment, preference will be given to candidates who are clinical practitioners but non-clinicians are also very welcome to apply. Amongst clinical practitioners, preference may be given to those who practise maternal or fetal medicine. A non-stipendiary Fellowship at Oriel 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 4 September 2006.

UNIVERSITY LECTURESHIP (NON-TUTORIAL FELLOW) IN ITALIAN

The University, in association with St Cross College, proposes to appoint a University Lecturer in Italian in the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages from 1 January 2007 or as soon as possible thereafter. The post is associated with a non-tutorial Fellowship at St Cross College.

No specialism will be excluded, but preference will be given to candidates with a teaching and research competence in Renaissance and/or Modern Italian literature. An interest in the visual culture of either period would be an asset. Candidates should have an outstanding research reputation and a publications record of international quality which will contribute substantially to the submission of the Sub-Faculty of Italian at the next Research Assessment Exercise. Early career applicants should show outstanding research potential. The Lecturer must be sufficiently proficient in English to carry out teaching and administration in that language. Candidates should also be able to demonstrate excellence or potential for excellence in teaching, and will be expected to supervise and examine undergraduate and graduate students; a contribution to administration in College and Faculty will also be expected. The salary will be in the range £36,546 to £49,116 (new ULNTF grade 10a).

Further particulars are available to download from http://www.mod-langs.ox.ac.uk/, or from Ms Margaret Pinsent, Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages, 41 Wellington Square, Oxford, OX1 2JF (tel. 01865 270755, e-mail recruitment@mod-langs.ox.ac.uk). The closing date for applications is 22 September 2006 and interviews are expected to take place approximately a month later.

The University of Oxford and St Cross College are equal opportunities employers.

STRATEGY OFFICER IN THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS

This is a challenging new position for a first-rate administrator with experience at a senior policy level within Higher Education. Reporting to the Head of Department, the post-holder will have responsibility for supporting the Head of Department and senior academic officers in developing and implementing the Department's overall strategy and its teaching and research programmes.

The Department's priority is to appoint a person with the skills to develop this new post and carry out its functions effectively. The Department is therefore willing to consider applications from graduates at different stages of their careers and from a variety of backgrounds. For an exceptional candidate the post may be available on a part-time basis initially. The salary will be in the range £31,274 to £43,850 (subject to review from 1 August 2006 as part of the implementation of the National Framework Agreement for staff in Higher Education).

Potential applicants should obtain a copy of the further particulars for this post prior to submitting an application, from the departmental website at http://www.economics.ox.ac.uk/jobs/suppvac.htm, or by contacting the Administrator, Department of Economics, Manor Road Building, Oxford, OX1 3UQ (tel. 01865 271088). The closing date for applications is 10 August 2006. The position is available from 1 September 2006.


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Cambridge University Reporter 19 July 2006
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