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No 6191

Thursday 3 June 2010

Vol cxl No 32

pp. 929–948

Oxford Notices

All Souls College


The College intends to elect three or four Post-Doctoral Research Fellows on Saturday, 19 February 2011. The Fellowships will be open to candidates in the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Theoretical Sciences; the College intends to allocate one Fellowship specifically to the Theoretical Sciences (including Mathematics) if there is a candidate of sufficient merit. Successful candidates will normally be expected to take up their Fellowships on 1 October 2011.

The College will accept online applications from those who are, or have been, registered for a doctorate at any recognized University and expects that applicants will have completed their doctorate or be close to completion; the College will expect successful candidates to have completed their doctorates by the time they take up their Fellowships. The College will not normally accept applications from applicants who were first registered for a higher degree prior to 1 August 2003. Any applicant who has special reasons to believe that this is not appropriate in her or his case should include a statement explaining those reasons with the application.

For further particulars see the College’s website ( Applications must be submitted not later than 24 September 2010.

Balliol College


This is a full-time fixed-term post (3 years) from 1 July 2010 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The Publications & Web Officer offers stimulating work at the heart of one of Oxford’s oldest and most distinguished Colleges. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to shape how Balliol presents itself to the world during an especially important period in the College’s history (in 2013 Balliol will celebrate its 750th Anniversary). The person appointed will need to combine good design sense with a sharp and imaginative editorial eye, and to have the ability to operate equally easily in traditional or digital formats. A capacity to undertake projects without close supervision is essential. The post is a fixed-term position.

The salary will be in the range of £27,000 to £30,000, depending on experience. Additional benefits include staff pension, generous holiday entitlement, bus pass scheme, and free lunch.

Further particulars may be obtained from the Personnel Officer, Balliol College, Oxford, OX1 3BJ, or by email from (online at Applications should include a curriculum vitae and covering letter, indicating suitability for the post, together with a portfolio of relevant projects, in either print or electronic format, and should reach the above address by the closing date of Friday, 18 June. Applicants should also ask two referees to write to the Personnel Officer by the same closing date.

Interviews will be held in the week commencing: Monday, 21 June 2010.

Balliol is an equal opportunities employer

St Edmund Hall


Biomedical imaging is a rapidly growing research theme and Oxford is one of the leading research centres both nationally and internationally. St Edmund Hall in association with GlaxoSmithKline is supporting this research activity in Oxford by the award of a non-stipendiary JRF. The award will be made to a non-clinical post-doctoral research worker engaged in developing novel approaches to biomedical imaging with application to studies of human health and disease. Candidates from the broad range of disciplines including engineering, biomedical physics, physiology, pathology, experimental psychology, and medicine or its sub-specialties are encouraged to apply.

Further particulars and details of the application process are available from

Applications should be sent by email to Gillian Powell, Principal’s PA, St Edmund Hall, Oxford, OX1 4AR (tel. +44 (0)1865 279003, email by midday (British time) on Monday, 21 June 2010.

St Hugh’s College and the Faculty of History


Salary: £28,983 a year

Applications are invited for a one-year, fixed-term Tutorial Fellowship and Departmental Lectureship in Early Modern History, tenable from 1 October 2010. This appointment is to fulfil teaching needs arising from a temporary vacancy. Applications are welcome from those with research interests in any field of Early Modern History.

The successful candidate will be appointed to a one-year, fixed-term Tutorial Fellowship in St Hugh’s College and to a Departmental Lectureship in the Faculty of History for the same period. For the College the post-holder will be required to provide a total of eight hours of tutorial teaching a week during term, and to participate in the pastoral care of students and the administration of History within the College, including admissions and marking termly examinations. For the Faculty, the post-holder will be expected to offer up to a maximum of 16 lectures or classes a year, and to participate in University examining.

Further particulars may be viewed at The closing date for receipt of applications, and the last date for receipt of references direct from referees, is Monday, 21 June 2010.

The Queen’s College


The Governing Body proposes to elect to a post-doctoral Browne Research Fellowship in Biological Sciences or Biochemistry (excluding medical sciences). The successful candidate will, if possible, enter upon the Fellowship on 1 October 2010.

The basic stipend of the Fellowship, which is pensionable under the Universities Superannuation Scheme, is £24,273 subject to adjustment in the light of any other emoluments enjoyed by the Fellow or in the light of any general alteration to University stipends. The Fellow will further receive an annual grant of up to £4,000 towards research expenses. The Fellowship will be tenable for three years only. The Fellow may be entitled to free rooms in College, if available (or to an allowance in lieu, currently £3,444), and to free meals in College. The Fellow may, with the leave of the Governing Body, engage in teaching up to a maximum of six hours weekly and, if teaching, would normally be expected to give priority to the College’s own teaching needs.

Candidates must not have accumulated more than ten years in full‑time postgraduate study or research by 1 October 2010; these ten years need not be continuous. Candidates must obtain written confirmation from the relevant Head of Department (Biochemistry, Plant Sciences or Zoology) that laboratory space will be made available to the candidate if successful.

Further particulars are available from the College Office, The Queen’s College, Oxford, OX1 4AW (tel. 01865 279166 e-mail, or from Applications should be submitted, preferably by e-mail to, the Academic Administrator, not later than 30 June 2010. Interviews will be held in the week beginning 19 July 2010.