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Spectrum Volume 18 Issue 36 - July 25, 1996

FACULTY JOBS

INSTRUCTIONAL

DEPARTMENT OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING. The Joseph H. Collie Chair. The department seeks an individual with a commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching, and the potential for developing a strong, externally sponsored research program. Teaching duties will include required courses in the chemical engineering program, especially in design and economics. In addition, the chair will help organize and administer a new program in chemical distribution and marketing. The Chemical Engineering Department welcomes applications from individuals with industrial experience in the areas of design and/or chemical distribution and marketing. Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and research interests, and the names and current addresses of three professional references to: Chair, Search Committee/Collie Chair in ChE, Department of Chemical Engineering, 133 Randolph Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0211. Applications will be accepted until Feb. 1, 1997.

NON-INSTRUCTIONAL

CENTER FOR TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH. Information Coordinator. The successful applicant will be responsible for editing technical documents such as proposals, reports, and papers; developing promotional material such as newsletters, brochures, and annual reports; and acting as liaison with the media. Other duties include promoting the center's scholarship programs, developing and maintaining a publication service, and planning and promoting regional and national conferences. Qualifications: Degree in communication, English, journalism, or equivalent related training and experience; strong writing, technical, organizational, interpersonal, and communications skills; demonstrated ability to understand and communicate technical information to a variety of audiences; experience with MS Word and/or Word Perfect. Preferred: Experience in university research and knowledge of transportation. Experience with Macintosh computers. Familiarity with graphics, presentation, and drawing software, and photographic and desktop publishing skills. Application deadline: July 16, 1996, or until filled. The position is grant-funded and is subject to yearly renewal based on performance and availability of funding. Candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and the names of three references to Tracey Schroeder, Assistant Director, Center for Transportation Research, 1700 Kraft Drive, Suite 2000, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg VA 24061-0536. Phone 1-3285.

CENTER FOR TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH. Research Associate. The successful applicant will develop and manage projects and conduct research in Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS). Other responsibilities include overseeing graduate students' research and assisting in the development of proposals and related reports. Qualifications: Advanced degree in civil, electrical, mechanical, industrial, and systems engineering, or related field. Experience conducting advanced research in transportation or related area. Preferred: Experience conducting advanced research in the area of ITS. Demonstrated experience developing successful proposals and managing projects. Application deadline: July 22, 1996, or until filled. The position is grant-funded and is subject to yearly renewal based on performance and availability of funding. Candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and the names of three references to Tracey Schroeder, Assistant Director, Center for Transportation Research, 1700 Kraft Drive, Suite 2000, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0536. Phone 1-3285.

CENTER FOR TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH. Anticipated opening for a second Research Associate. The successful applicant will develop and manage projects and conduct research in Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS). Other responsibilities include overseeing graduate students' research and assisting in the development of proposals and related reports. Qualifications: Advanced degree in civil, electrical, mechanical, industrial and systems engineering, or related field. Experience conducting advanced research in transportation or related area. Preferred: Experience conducting advanced research in the area of ITS. Demonstrated experience developing successful proposals and managing projects. Application deadline: July 22, 1996, or until filled. The position is grant-funded and is subject to yearly renewal based on performance and availability of funding. Candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and the names of three references to Tracey Schroeder, Assistant Director, Center for Transportation Research, 1700 Kraft Drive, Suite 2000, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0536. Phone 1-3285.