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Spectrum Volume 17 Issue 37 - July 27, 1995

FACULTY LISTING

INSTRUCTIONAL

LARGE ANIMAL CLINICAL SCIENCES. Clinical Instructor.

Responsibilities: Instructional duties will include clinical instruction of senior students and residents in large-animal medicine and related disciplines. Service will include management of patients and consultation with clients and referring veterinarians in Large Animal Medicine and Equine Field Service. Limited time will be provided for creative activity and/or professional development. Qualifications include the DVM or equivalent degree. Diplomate status in the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine is preferred. Candidates eligible for certification examination by this specialty college will be considered. Rank will be at the level of clinical instructor. Salary and starting date are negotiable. Applications should include a letter stating career goals and interests, a curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of three references and should be sent to Dr. Craig Thatcher, Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0442 or call (540) 231-6041. Review of applications will begin July 15, 1995.

NON-INSTRUCTIONAL

CENTER FOR TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH. Software Developer/Systems Administrator.

The successful candidate will work both independently and in a team environment to develop solutions for new and complex computing and programming problems for emerging transportation technologies, as well as be responsible for the overall administration of the center's SUN UNIX/PC/Mac environment. Experience with Mac, PC, and UNIX operating environments, UNIX workstation support and TCP/IP networks; C/C++; ARC/INFO(GIS); NEXPERT-OBJECT; ORACLE; open-interface elements (GUI Package); 2-D, 3-D computer graphics (Silicon Graphics GL); simulation and simulation languages; software engineering, design and integration; numerical techniques for engineering problems; html or comparable. Effective oral and written communication skills, the ability to take initiative and to complete a project within the allotted time frame, and a willingness to learn and experiment. BS in information systems, computer science, or related field, or equivalent experience. With preference given for experience in transportation or related discipline, experience or knowledge of intelligent transportation systems. Graduate degree. Three or more years experience. Application deadline is July 31, 1995 or until filled. Position is grant-funded for a period of one year and is renewable yearly based on the availability of funding and performance. Send cover letter, resume, and three references to Tracey Talley Schroeder, Grants Administrator/Business Manager, Center for Transportation Research, 1700 Kraft Drive, Suite 2000, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0536. Phone (540) 231-3285.

CENTER FOR TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH. Information/Education Coordinator.

The successful candidate will write and edit brochures and other promotional material, a quarterly newsletter and annual report, edit technical documents, papers, proposals, and reports, as well as act as liaison with local and national media. Other duties include continuing-education and technology-transfer activities, such as developing workshops and short courses, promoting the center's scholarship programs, developing and maintaining the center's publication service, and planning and promoting regional and national conferences. Need a degree in communications, journalism, English or equivalent related training and experience; strong writing and technical skills; strong organizational, interpersonal and communications skills; ability to understand and communicate technical information to a variety of audiences. With preference given for experience working in university research environment or similar research environment, experience in and/or knowledge of the transportation field. Application deadline is July 31, 1995 or until filled. Position is grant-funded for a period of one year and is renewable yearly based on the availability of funding and performance. Candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and three references to Tracey Talley Schroeder, Grants Administrator/Business Manager, Center for Transportation Research, 1700 Kraft Drive, Suite 2000, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0536. Phone (540) 231-3285.

CENTER FOR TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH. Transportation Research Associate.

The successful applicant will develop and manage projects and conduct research in Intelligent Transportation Systems. Other responsibilities include overseeing graduate students' research and assisting in the development of proposals and related reports. Advanced degree in transportation, civil, mechanical, electrical, industrial and systems engineering, or related field. Experience conducting advanced research in transportation or related area. With preference given for experience conducting advanced research in the area of Intelligent Transportation Systems. Demonstrated experience developing successful proposals and managing projects. Ph.D. preferred. Application deadline is Aug. 4, 1995 or until filled. Position is grant-funded for a period of one year and is renewable yearly based on the availability of funding and performance. Candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and three references to Tracy Talley Schroeder, Grants Administrator/Business Manager, Center for Transportation Research, 1700 Kraft Drive, Suite 2000, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0536. Phone (540) 231-3285.

CAREER SERVICES. Career Advisor in Cooperative Education.

A 12-month position providing direct service in cooperative education. Additionally, will provide career planning and job-search advertising, and will assist with the co-op career fair. Master's required. Applicant materials will be reviewed beginning July 25, 1995. Send letter, resume, and the names of three references to Director, Career Services Search, Career Services, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0128.

CAREER SERVICES. Senior Career Advisor.

Twelve-month position providing direct service in career decision-making and job-search advising. Will have responsibilities for selected co-op majors. Position also will assist in services to alumni. Master's required in counseling or related field. Full-time experience in career services expected. Applicant materials will be reviewed beginning July 25, 1995. Send letter, resume, and the names of three references to Director, Career Services Search, Career Services, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0128.