Spectrum Volume 17 Issue 33 - June 1, 1995
CLASSIFIED JOBS WILL NOT BE LISTED ON A REGULAR BASIS DURING SPECTRUM'S SUMMER PUBLICATION SCHEDULE.
THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS HAVE BEEN APPROVED BY THE SECRETARY OF EDUCATION AND THE DEPARTMENT OF BUDGET AND PLANNING.
INDUSTRIAL AND SYSTEMS ENGINEERING. Assistant Professor.
The department anticipates the availability of several entry-level, tenure-track faculty positions in August 1995 and January 1996. Strengths of the ISE Department include human factors, management systems, manufacturing systems, and operations research. Applicants must have a focus in one of these areas, as well as the breadth to teach in at least one of the other areas. Positions require at least one industrial engineering degree (BS IE preferred) with priority given for multiple IE degrees. Appointments require a Ph.D. degree. Demonstrated teaching excellence is expected and candidates must display the potential for a significant research record as well as the development of a funded research program. Review of applications will begin June 15, 1995 and continue until all available positions are filled. Applicants should send a complete resume including personal data, education, publications, research, and professional experience, together with names of three references to Dr. William Sullivan, Industrial and Systems Engineering, 302 Whittemore Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0118. Fax (703) 231-3322.
STUDENT HEALTH SERVICES. Staff Physician.
The university is seeking a full-time physician to provide primary care for a student community of 23,000. Virginia license is required. Board certification or eligibility in a primary care specialty and interest in office gyn desirable. Competitive salary and attractive benefits including liability coverage, CME, health insurance, and retirement plan. Student Health Services provides ambulatory care and lab/x-ray/pharmacy services with a staff of eight physicians, two NP's, and one PA. Virginia Tech is located in the beautiful mountains of southwest Virginia, an outdoor lover's paradise. Submit letter of interest, CV, and three references to Dr. Tom Ryan, University Student Health Services, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0140. Phone (703) 231-6444. Review of applications will begin July 1, 1995.
CENTER FOR GERONTOLOGY IN THE COLLEGE OF HUMAN RESOURCES. Director of the Center for Gerontology.
The interdisciplinary center coordinates research and programming in all areas relating to gerontology. The center serves as a focal point for faculty members in the university in gerontology. In addition to giving leadership to the center, the director will also be responsible for programming and research of his/her own areas in gerontology. Director will administer the center and provide leadership for research, instruction, and outreach programs in gerontology; represent the center within the university and professional community; teach and advise graduate and undergraduate students. Must have commitment to the three missions of a land-grant university and experience in research relating to gerontology; demonstrated ability to obtain external funding; Ph.D. or equivalent degree, and record of scholarly work appropriate to the rank of associate professor. Preference will be given to applicants with background in policy, demography, and social gerontology. Appointment as director is for five years with potential renewal. Center and director are reviewed at five-year intervals by the University Commission on Research. Academic appointment will be in one of the five departments within the College of Human Resources. Salary is competitive with increases based on merit. Starting date is Dec. 1, 1995, but can be flexible. Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, and direct three letters of reference to Dr. Rosemary Blieszner, Chair, Search Committee, Center for Gerontology, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0426. Direct questions to Dr. Blieszner at (703) 231-5437 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin on September 1, 1995, and will continue until a suitable candidate is identified.
COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES.
Assistant/Associate Dean of Instruction. Administrative position restricted to tenured faculty members or administrative/professional faculty in the College of Arts and Sciences. Responsibilities for this position will include advising the dean on issues and policies affecting primarily undergraduates in the college and working closely with departments in: coordinating and facilitating student recruitment, retention, academic and career advising; assisting with initiatives for new-student admission and orientation, liaison to college curriculum committee, Honor's Program, and CUS; provide leadership in curriculum development, scheduling for core courses, and academic program assessment/review; and assisting in identifying faculty members and students for awards and recognition. Some graduate issues and policies will also be handled by associate deans in the office of college instruction. The successful candidate will work closely with a second associate dean and some duties will be shared or closely coordinated. There is an expectation of some continued classroom teaching and for flexibility in job assignments as changes occur with college and university restructuring. Candidates should have significant experience in undergraduate activities including advising, curriculum, instruction, and service. Also candidates should be able to demonstrate commitment to collegial governance and affirmative action, support for breadth of programs in Arts and Sciences at all levels, excellent oral and written skills, and some administrative experience or potential for administration. Review of applications and nominations by the search committee will begin June 15, 1995, and the search will be concluded as soon as a suitable candidate is identified. The position will be available Aug. 16, 1995. Nominations, including self-nominations, will be accepted. Application packets should include a letter of interest, recent curriculum vitae and three on-campus references who could be contacted for further information. All materials should be sent to Robert C. Bates, Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, Derring Hall Room 2085, Campus 0405. Telephone (703) 231-5421. Fax (703) 231-3380.