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No 6187

Thursday 6 May 2010

Vol cxl No 28

pp. 789–812

Oxford Notices

New College


New College and the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages invite applications for a Stipendiary Lectureship to be held jointly with a Faculty Lectureship in Russian for two years from 1 October 2010. The post-holder will be expected to offer six hours a week of tutorial teaching for New College in nineteenth and twentieth century Russian literature (including the study of Russian culture and/or cultural history), to offer 24 hours of lectures a year in the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages, to engage in research, and to share in the administration of Modern Languages in New College. There is no possibility of renewal beyond 30 September 2012.

The appointment will be paid on Grade 6 of the University pay spine at the following points: first year Point 8 (spine 33), £21,747, second year (subject to satisfactory performance) Point 9 (spine 34), £22,400. The appointed person will also receive a research allowance of £380 a year, a book allowance of £536 a year, and an entertainment allowance of £180 a year. The Lecturer will be a member of the Senior Common Room and entitled to full rights of commons during term and vacation.

Further particulars and an application form may be obtained from the Academic Administrator, New College, Oxford, OX1 3BN (tel. 01865 279548, fax 01865 279590), or from the College’s website: The closing date for receipt of applications is 8 June 2010.

New College is an equal opportunities employer.

Trinity College and Jesus College


Applications are invited for a fixed-term College Lecturership in Theology. The successful candidate will be required to teach eight hours a week during full term and to play an active part in the organization of the subject, including help with admissions. The Lecturer will teach students from both Trinity College and Jesus College. The appointment will be for a fixed period of one year from 1 October 2010, to cover the sabbatical leave of Dr Johannes Zachhuber. Candidates should have an excellent educational background, with a good first degree and preferably a doctorate in Theology, and the ability to teach high-achieving undergraduates via College tutorials in the required subjects. The teaching required will cover core options on the Theology course (Prelims and Final Honours School). The syllabus can be found on the Theology website at

Further particulars and the application form are available from The closing date for applications is Monday, 17 May 2010.

Trinity College and Jesus College are equal opportunities employers.

Worcester College and Brasenose College


Applications are invited for a fixed-term Fellowship in Law at Worcester College and Brasenose College, tenable for four years from 1 September 2010. The successful applicant will have a high standard of research and teaching ability, and will be required to teach Criminal Law and Jurisprudence for up to twelve weighted hours a week during term for the two Colleges. The Fellow will also be required to assist with the administration of law studies at Worcester College, including participation in the admissions process and undertaking the pastoral care of students. The successful candidate will have a Bachelor of Arts degree or equivalent in a relevant subject.

Stipend will be in the range of £26,523 to £31,671 a year, according to qualifications and experience, plus generous allowances. The Fellow will be entitled to the use of a teaching room in Worcester College, and to Senior Common Room membership of both Colleges, with free lunches and dinners.

Further particulars including information about allowances and how to apply may be obtained from the Notices section of the Worcester College website ( or from the Academic Registrar, Worcester College, Oxford, OX1 2HB (email, tel. 01865 278342). The closing date for applications, including receipt of references, is Friday, 28 May 2010. Informal enquiries may be made to the Academic Registrar.

Worcester College and Brasenose College are equal opportunities employers.

Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages, University of Oxford, and Wadham and Worcester Colleges


The Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages, together with Wadham and Worcester Colleges, proposes to appoint a Career Development Fellow in Russian Literature and Culture, 1855–1941. The post is tenable from 1 September 2010 until 31 August 2013 and is designed to provide:

• an intensive and supported career development opportunity for an outstanding academic at an early stage of her or his career;

• a salary of £28,983, rising to £29,853 and £30,747 in the second and third years of the appointment, plus College allowances;

• the opportunity to develop expertise in both research and teaching;

• an academic mentor as well as a personalized career and professional development package, including the opportunity to undertake the University’s postgraduate diploma in learning and teaching;

• a full association with Wadham College.

As a Career Development Fellowship, this is a fixed-term, non-renewable, three-year appointment, and is funded by the Leverhulme Trust, the John Fell OUP Research Fund, and Wadham College.

During the first two years of the post, the successful candidate will contribute to the teaching of Russian within the Sub-Faculty of Russian and Other Slavonic Languages by offering thirty-six hours of lectures and seminars a year, plus six hours a week of undergraduate tuition in Russian (both literature and language) at Wadham and Worcester Colleges. In order to support the Fellow’s research career, the position does not require any teaching in the third and final year. Instead, the Fellow will be expected to make substantial progress on the completion of a book manuscript, or other significant publication or publications, as part of establishing an international research profile in the field of Russian Literature and Culture, 1855–1941.

Applicants should either have a doctoral degree, or have submitted their doctoral thesis and successfully undergone their viva voce examination.

Further information (with details of University and College duties and emoluments, background information about the Faculty and Colleges, and details of how to apply for the post) can be obtained from, or is available on request to the Recruitment Office, Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages, 41 Wellington Square, Oxford, OX1 2JF (tel. 01865 270750, email

The closing date for applications is 9 a.m. on Friday, 28 May 2010. Interviews are planned to be held on Friday, 2 July 2010.

The University is committed to equality and valuing diversity.