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No 6179

Wednesday 17 February 2010

Vol cxl No 20

pp. 545–600

Oxford Notices

Lincoln College


Lincoln College invites applications for a three-year, fixed-term, non-renewable Fellowship in English Language and Literature with effect from 1 October 2010, or as soon as possible thereafter. Candidates will normally have either already obtained a doctorate in English, or be in the final stages of completing it.

The Fellow will be required to provide up to twelve weighted hours of tutorial teaching a week, averaged over the academic year, in the period 1740 to the present day. Preference may be given to candidates with research interests in the period 1780–1900.

The salary offered currently ranges from £29,853 to £31,671 a year (points 30 to 32 on the national pay scale for Higher Education) and the Fellow enjoys full Common Room rights, a hospitality credit, research support funding, and membership of the USS pension scheme.

Further particulars and application forms may be downloaded from the College website at or obtained from the Academic Administrator, Lincoln College, Oxford, OX1 3DR (tel. 01865 279801, fax 01865 279802, email, to whom applications should be submitted by noon on Monday, 15 March 2010. Applications by email are preferred.

Lincoln College is an equal opportunities employer.

Wadham College


An exciting and varied role is available in the Tutorial Office at Wadham College, working as part of a small team, as the Access and Admissions Administrator. The main duties of the post are to deliver an efficient administration of graduate and undergraduate admissions, as well as the development of access and outreach activities. The post offers an opportunity to work closely with the College’s Tutors, with colleagues in other Colleges and in the central University, with teachers, schools, and colleges, and with international and UK students considering Higher Education. The post-holder will have a key role to play in advising potential applicants to the College and will be expected to have both excellent interpersonal and administrative skills.

Applicants must have a first degree or equivalent; be able to work quickly, methodically, and with a high standard of accuracy; and be interested in supporting students and promoting Oxford University.

The post is full time, with flexibility required to work longer hours during specific periods. The post attracts a salary within grade 6 (£25,751 to £33,600 a year, inclusive of discretionary points). Other benefits include membership of the contributory Oxford Staff Pension Scheme, opportunity to join the Health Scheme, holiday entitlement of twenty days plus five days at Christmas and five days at Easter, and a free lunch when on duty and the kitchens are open.

Further particulars including full job description, the selection criteria, and details of the application process can be downloaded from (under ‘Fellows & Staff’) or, in case of difficulty, may be obtained from the Personnel Assistant, Wadham College, Oxford, OX1 3PN (email, tel. 01865 277968). The closing date for applications is 1 p.m. on Monday, 22 February 2010. Interviews will be held on Friday, 26 February 2010.

Wadham College is an equal opportunities employer.

Worcester College


Worcester College, one of the constituent Colleges of the University of Oxford, is looking to appoint a Provost to take up office in the summer of 2011. As the Head of the College the Provost will act as a custodian of its interests and have responsibility for its effective operation as a place of education, scholarship, and research.

The Provost will offer inspiring and engaging leadership from within a community of academics, assist with the development and implementation of the College’s strategic vision, and play an important role in representing the views and achievements of the College externally. He or she will be committed to the intellectual life of a leading institution of higher education.

The Provost must have a distinguished record of achievement, an aptitude and enthusiasm for fund-raising, and an ability to engage effectively with staff and students. Other essential qualifications include public speaking skills, the ability to chair meetings, and competence in financial management.

For more details, please email the College’s advisers, Moloney Search (email The closing date for applications will be Thursday, 11 March 2010.

Worcester College is an equal opportunities employer.

University of Oxford (Faculty of Oriental Studies and Department of Politics and International Relations)


Applications are invited for a teaching position in Politics and International Relations of the Middle East. This fixed-term post is to commence on 1 September 2010 for three years.

The principal duties of the post are to give lectures and classes in the Politics and International Relations of the Middle East, to supervise, and to examine. Candidates must have a primary field of expertise in the politics and/or international relations of the Middle East, focusing on one or more of the following regions: the Arabic-speaking world, Iran, Turkey, Israel; hold a Doctorate in an appropriate field; and be able to demonstrate that they can teach politics and international relations of the Middle East at the postgraduate level. The salary will be in the range of £28,983 to £35,646 a year (Grade 7).

Further particulars, including details of how to apply, should be obtained from or from the office of The Faculty Board Secretary, Oriental Institute, Pusey Lane, Oxford, OX1 2LE (tel. 01865 288202, email Applications should reach the Faculty Board Secretary by email at the address given above, to arrive not later than Friday, 19 March 2010. Interviews will be held as soon as possible after the closing date.

The University is an equal opportunities employer.

University of Oxford


The University of Oxford intends to make an appointment to the Tasso Leventis Professorship of Biodiversity in the Department of Zoology (part of the Mathematical, Physical, and Life Sciences Division) with effect from 1 October 2010 or as soon as possible thereafter. The new Professor will set up and run an internationally recognized Institute of Biodiversity within the Department; provide leadership in research and teaching in biodiversity; and teach aspects of the subject at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Biodiversity as a research field at Oxford has been strengthened by recent appointments in ecology and conservation biology, and by the development of the Department’s Wildlife Conservation Research Unit at Tubney (see In parallel, new and related positions have been created in the School of Geography and the Environment, while the recently formed Smith School for Enterprise and the Environment brings political and policy expertise to the area. This new Professorship is endowed by a generous benefaction from the Tasso Leventis Conservation Foundation. In addition, the research area will be further supported for five years by funds from the James Martin 21st Century School. This funding will allow the incoming Professor to appoint several five-year post-doctoral fellows and to establish a programme for meetings and visiting fellows in the new Institute.

Please see the further particulars at for more details about the post and for full instructions before making an application. Further information may be obtained from, Head of the Department of Zoology. All enquiries will be treated in strict confidence and will not form part of the selection decision. Applications, including a covering letter and full curriculum vitae, and naming three referees should be received no later than 19 April 2010, by Dr Gwen Booth, Personnel Officer, Senior Appointments, at If you have a query about how to apply, please contact Mrs Elaine Eastgate at or telephone 01865 280189.

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