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Jobs

Spectrum Volume 17 Issue 08 - October 13, 1994

DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANT (Executive Secretary) (2179D) University Development Salary Range: $16,788- $25,632 (Grade 6) FULL- TIME POSITION. Application deadline: Oct. 21.

FISCAL ASSISTANT (141D) Library/Business Services Normal Starting Pay: $15,357 (Grade 5) FULL- TIME POSITION. Application deadline: Oct. 21. Work schedule: 4 days 8 a.m.- 5 p.m., one night 3:30 p.m.- midnight.

FOOD PRODUCTION WORKER B (Pre- Prep Production Supervisor) (6440K) Culinary Services Normal Starting Pay: $15,357 (Grade 5) FULL- TIME POSITION. Work schedule: 4 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. (may vary), includes weekend work. Application deadline: Oct. 14.

HOUSEKEEPING WORKER (1582P) Physical Plant/Houskeeping Services Normal Starting Pay: $10,753 (Grade 1) FULL- TIME POSITION. Work Schedule: Monday- Friday, 11 p.m.- 7:30 a.m. Work area assignment and shift may be changed if necessary. Application deadline: Oct. 14.

LABORATORY AIDE (W156R) Entomology Normal Starting Pay: $5.65 (Grade 2) PART- TIME POSITION. Will work 20 hrs. each week. Position ends approx. 3/31/95. Application deadline: Oct. 14.

LABORATORY MECHANIC C (4165D) Mechanical Engineering Normal Starting Salary: $10,031 (Grade 8) PART- TIME POSITION, 20 hours per week. Some field assignments may be required. Position ends 6/30/95, renewed yearly. Application deadline: Oct. 14.

LABORATORY SPECIALIST (4601R) Plant Pathology, Physiology, and Weed Science Normal Starting Pay: $20,062 (Grade 8) FULL- TIME POSITION. Position is renewed yearly. Application deadline: Oct. 21.

LABORATORY TECHNICIAN SENIOR (4393R) Biological Systems Engineering Normal Starting Pay: $15,357 (Grade 5) FULL- TIME POSITION. Position is renewed yearly. Application deadline: Oct. 14.

OFFICE SERVICES SPECIALIST (W151P) Humanities Center Normal Starting Pay: $7.38 (Grade 5) PART- TIME POSITION. 10- 15 hours per week. Application deadline: Oct. 14.

SECRETARY SENIOR (W155P) Institutional Research and Planning Analysis Normal Starting Pay: $7.38 (Grade 5) PART- TIME POSITION. Work schedule: 20 hours per week, Monday- Friday, between the hours of 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. Application deadline: Oct. 14.

SECURITY GUARD (W154P) Police Normal Starting Pay: $5.65 (Grade 2) FULL- TIME POSITION. Rotating Shift, including days, nights, and weekends. Renewed yearly. Application deadline: Oct. 14.

OFF CAMPUS POSITIONS

APPLICANTS INTERESTED IN ANY OF THESE POSITIONS SHOULD VISIT THE PERSONNEL SERVICES OFFICE, SOUTHGATE CENTER, FIRST FLOOR, TO REVIEW THE JOB ADS.

AGRICULTURAL MANAGER (2741) Normal Starting Pay: $23,975 (Grade 9) Position Location: Leesburg, Va. Apply To: Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center, P.O. Box 1938, Leesburg, VA 22075. Application deadline: Oct. 21.

ANIMAL CARE TECHNICIAN C (2167) Normal Starting Pay: $20,976 (Grade 7) Position Location: Leesburg, Va. Apply To: Marion dePont Scott Equine Medical Center, P.O. Box 1938, Leesburg, VA 22075. Application deadline: Oct. 21.

Faculty Jobs

INSTRUCTIONAL

PAMPLIN COLLEGE OF BUSINESS. Pamplin Professor of Finance.

Outstanding publications record in finance. Position is restricted to on- campus applicants. Review of applications will begin Oct. 17, 1994, and continue until position is filled. Contact Dr. John Pinkerton, 1016 Pamplin Hall, Campus 0221.

FINANCE DEPARTMENT. Assistant/Associate Professor of Finance.

Applications for a senior position at the associate or full-professor level are invited from persons with a commitment to scholarly research and teaching excellence in finance. Entry-level candidates with an exceptional publication record might be considered. Specializations in investments and derivatives are preferred. The position is in the Department of Finance, Insurance, and Business Law, with assignment to the Northern Virginia Graduate Center located in Falls Church, Va. Teaching is at the graduate level in the Northern Virginia MBA Program. The compensation package is competitive. The search will remain open until the position is filled. Finance Department representatives will be interviewing at the FMA and AFA meetings. Send curriculum vita and letter outlining qualifications to Dr. Robert Mackay, Virginia Tech, Northern Virginia Graduate Center, 2990 Telestar Court, Falls Church, VA 22042- 1207.

ENGLISH DEPARTMENT. Assistant Professor.

Tenure- track position specializing in feminist theory and criticism. Ph.D. in hand by Aug. 15, 1995. Two- course load. High research expectations. Very competitive salary. Opportunity to teach graduate courses. Letter and curriculum vitae to Dr. Michael Squires, Head, by Nov. 18, 1994. Interviews at MLA.

ENGLISH DEPARTMENT. Visiting Assistant Professors (2).

Two visiting assistant professors (three- year maximum term) with expertise in computer technology, software, graphic design, and editing, to teach three courses per semester in computer- assisted composition, technical or business writing, desktop publishing, or advanced composition. ABD required, Ph.D. preferred. Letter and curriculum vitae to Dr. Michael Squires, Head, by Nov. 18, 1994. Interviews at MLA and at CCCC in Washington.

DEPARTMENT OF SMALL ANIMAL CLINICAL SCIENCES. Tenure- track faculty position in anesthesiology.

The successful candidate will join two other anesthesiologists in the department. Instruction will include participation in didactic instruction in anesthesiology and related disciplines; clinical instruction in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital; and training of interns, residents, and graduate students in the college. Service will include management of patients and consultation in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, participation in continuing-education programs of the college, and participation in faculty governance and professional activities. Research will include both independent and collaborative creative activity in research missions of the college. Qualifications include the DVM or equivalent degree. Diplomatic status in the American College of Veterinary Anesthesiologists is preferred. However, candidates eligible for certification examination will also be considered. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. The starting date will be negotiable, but July 1995, is anticipated. Interested candidates should submit a letter of application stating career goals and interests, a curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of three references to Dr. Don Barber, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, Virginia- Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061- 0442. Review of applications will begin Jan. 9, 1995, and will continue until a successful candidate is identified.

DEPARTMENT OF SMALL ANIMAL CLINICAL SCIENCES. Tenure- track faculty position in dermatology/SA medicine.

The department seeks either a dermatologist with interest/expertise in small-animal medicine or an internist with interest/expertise in dermatology. Instruction will include participation in didactic instruction in dermatology and related disciplines; clinical instruction in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital; and training of interns, residents, and graduate students in the college. Service will include management of patients and consultation in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, participation in continuing-education programs of the college, and participation in faculty governance and professional activities. Research will include both independent and collaborative creative activity in research missions of the college. Qualifications include the DVM or equivalent degree. Diplomate status in the American College of Veterinary Dermatology or the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine is preferred. However, candidates eligible for certification examination will also be considered. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. The starting date will be negotiable, but July 1995 is anticipated. Interested candidates should submit a letter of application stating career goals and interests, a curriculum vitae and the names and addresses of three references to Dr. Don Barber, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, Virginia- Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061- 0442. Review of applications will begin Jan. 9, 1995, and continue until a successful candidate is identified.

DEPARTMENT OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE. Assistant/Associate Professor.

Applicants or nominations are invited for a full time, academic year, tenure track appointment beginning August 1995. Academic rank and salary for the position will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Preference will be given to candidates with at least one degree in landscape architecture. Candidates should possess a commonly accepted terminal degree in landscape architecture (MLA) or a related field (Ph.D.). Successful candidates will possess the breadth and flexibility to teach a variety of core courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Priority consideration will be given to candidates with exceptional expertise in large-scale landscape planning and management. The ability to integrate computer technology in the teaching of this subject matter is highly desirable. Candidates with suitable academic qualifications and experience will also be expected to work with Ph.D. students in the college's interdisciplinary Ph.D. program. In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to develop a scholarly agenda and engage in public/professional service commensurate with the mission of a comprehensive land grant university. Preferred candidates will be capable of contributing to the Ph.D. program and building research and teaching linkages with allied departments. The committee will begin reviewing candidate files on Nov. 1, 1994. Send a statement of intent, vita, and the names and addresses of three references to Professor Dean R. Bork, Chair, Landscape Architecture Search Committee, 202C Architecture Annex, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061- 0113.

DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY AND CHILD DEVELOPMENT. Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist in Child and Adolescent Development.

Tenure- track, 12- month position, 100-percent Extension. Responsibilities include state- wide program development and evaluation, leadership in development of applied grant and contract activities, service on departmental and college committees, interaction with undergraduate and graduate students. Qualifications: Ph.D./Ed.D. in related area, experience in program development, commitment to applied research, experience in Extension preferred, training in family, child, and adolescent development. Virginia Tech is a land- grant university of Virginia. The following application materials should be submitted no later than Jan. 9, 1995: official transcripts, three letters of recommendation, vita, letter of application, and copies of publications. Send to Dr. Michael J. Sporakowski, Search Committee Chair, Department of Family and Child Development, College of Human Resources, 366 Wallace Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061- 0416.

DEPARTMENT OF URBAN AFFAIRS AND PLANNING. Assistant Professor.

Beginning fall 1995. Position in land-use planning and policy. The successful applicant for this position will be expected to teach land-use planning and a comprehensive planning studio. Additional courses will reflect other area(s) of mutual interest to the candidate and the department, which has a strong multidisciplinary and interprofessional orientation. Interested candidates should send their curriculum vitae, the names and addresses of three references, and a statement of professional and research interests by Dec. 15, 1994, to the appropriate search committee co- chair indicated below. Review of applicatants will continue until position is filled. Please identify clearly on your materials which position you are applying for and send your credentials to Dr. Marsha Ritzdorf (Land Use Planning and Policy Position) or Dr. Robert Dyck (Environmental Planning and Policy Position), Co- Chair, Search Committee, Department of Urban Affairs and Planning, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061- 0113.

DEPARTMENT OF URBAN AFFAIRS AND PLANNING. Assistant Professor.

Beginning fall 1995. Position in environmental planning and policy. The successful applicant for this position will be expected to teach or share in the teaching of land use and environment, urbanization and environment, and an environmental planning studio. As in the above position, additional courses will reflect the successful candidate's other areas of expertise in the context of departmental interests and needs. We are especially interested in applicants with capabilities to contribute both to new theoretical and professional developments. Areas of interest to us include qualitative and quantitative methodologies for analysis and synthesis, conflict resolution, integration of environment and development, GIS, communication technologies, and ways of integrating planning and policy issues at all levels, from local to global. Interested candidates should send their curriculum vitae, the names and addresses of three references, and a statement of professional and research interests by Dec. 15, 1994, to the appropriate search committee co- chair indicated below. Review of applicants will continue until position is filled. Please identify clearly on your materials which position you are applying for and send your credentials to Dr. Marsha Ritzdorf (Land Use Planning and Policy Position) or Dr. Robert Dyck (Environmental Planning and Policy Position), Co- Chair, Search Committee, Department of Urban Affairs and Planning, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061- 0113.

NON- INSTRUCTIONAL

CENTER FOR TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH. Research Associate.

The center invites applications for a research associate to work on a research project. This is a 10- month project involving assessment of traveler needs in the I- 95 corridor. The project will commence early October. The duties of this job position will include conducting/moderating focus groups and interviews with general travelers, officials of several departments, and others; transcribing and analyzing these and other survey results; performing statistical analysis; preparing project reports; performing other tasks related to the project, including day- to- day management and operations tasks. The project will also require extensive traveling to conduct the surveys. Other duties of the position may include performing continuing education and technology transfer activities, such as developing and conducting workshops/short courses and other related activities, and other responsibilities as they arise. The candidate for this position must possess expertise in conducting and analyzing surveys such as focus groups/interviews, etc. Knowledge of transportation engineering, especially Intelligent Vehicle Highway Systems (IVHS), will be highly desirable. Interested persons may contact or send a letter of application with 3 references and a resume to Dr. R. Sivanandan, Center for Transportation Research, 1872 Pratt Drive, Suite 1575, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061- 0536. Phone: (703) 231- 7740. Fax: (703) 231- 5214. Please apply immediately.

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES. Service- Learning Director.

In keeping with its pledge to better serve the communities of Southwest Virginia and beyond, Virginia Tech is looking for an individual to provide dynamic and innovative leadership for a service- learning program launched in March 1994, which already includes participants from more than 20 units throughout the university. The director will have a proven record of experience working with campus and community groups and a willingness to embrace a demanding new program which is already generating excitement throughout the university. The Service- Learning director must have excellent communication skills, a strong desire to affect change, and a proven record of a commitment to diversity. The successful candidate will be familiar with student-development issues and will know how to work in partnership with community- based agencies. The director will be expected to secure sources of external funding, initiate curriculum development, supervise service activities, and act as a spokesperson for the high- profile program on and off campus. Minimum qualifications include a master's degree and experience in service- learning and administration. Funding for this professional faculty position has been secured for two years. Renewal beyond the two- year period will depend upon the success of the program and the obtaining of permanent funding. The salary range is $30,000- $40,000, depending upon qualifications. The starting date is January 1995. The committee will begin reviewing applications on October 17, 1994, and will continue until a successful candidate is appointed. Applications should include a two- page, detailed cover letter, current vita, and names of three references. Send applications or nominations to Dean Lucinda Roy, Co- Chair, Search Committee, 2084 Derring Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-