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Spectrum Volume 18 Issue 37 - August 8, 1996

FACULTY JOBS

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DEPARTMENT OF GEOLOGICAL SCIENCES. Assistant Professor. Tenure-track position at the assistant professor level. The department intends to fill the position in the 1997-98 academic year. Candidates with a strong quantitative background in exploration geophysics with an emphasis in 3-D shallow-subsurface imaging and characterization are encouraged to apply. A Ph.D. is expected at the time of appointment. Review of applications will begin November 1996 and continue until the position is filled. For detailed information, applicants are encouraged to visit the departmental home page at http://www.geol.vt.edu. The department offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in geological and geophysical sciences. Faculty members are expected to teach introductory-level undergraduate geoscience courses and undergraduate/graduate-level courses in their areas of expertise. They are also expected to direct M.S. and Ph.D. candidates while developing and maintaining externally funded research programs. New faculty member will play a central role in collaborating with complementary department/university programs and developing applied programs to prepare students for future job markets. Candidates must be able to demonstrate expertise in quantitative applications in the geosciences. Interested applicants should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, transcripts, names of three references, and a statement of anticipated research and teaching interests, along with a short essay explaining where the applicant would like to see him/herself within the geosciences in the 21st century. Send application packages to Cahit Coruh, Chairman, Department of Geological Sciences, 4044 Derring Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0420. Phone 1-6894. TDD 1-3749. Fax 1-3386. E-mail coruh@vt.edu.

PAMPLIN COLLEGE OF BUSINESS. Faculty Positions. Required qualifications include a Ph.D., or other appropriate terminal degree, and a strong research and teaching orientation. Faculty candidates will be considered for all ranks based upon demonstrated professional accomplishment in the areas of accounting, finance, information systems, management, management science, and marketing. Positions are available beginning August 1997. Send curriculum vitae by May 9, 1997, to Dr. Richard E. Sorensen, Dean, Pamplin College of Business, 1030 Pamplin Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0209.

BRADLEY DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING. Tenure-track positions in computing networking and software engineering. Candidates in the computer-networking area will be expected to conduct research within computer engineering and/or communications and teach networking and software. Candidates in the software-engineering area will conduct research within computer engineering and teach related software courses. Applicants must have an earned doctorate in electrical or computer engineering or a closely related field and be committed to undergraduate and graduate teaching and to the development/expansion of sponsored research. Further information is available on the World Wide Web at http://www.ee.vt.edu/positions.html. Send complete resumé with a list of references to Dr. W.L. Stutzman, Chair/Resource Committee, Bradley Department of Electrical Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0111. Please identify the specific area to which you are applying. Applications will be accepted until Feb. 28, 1997, or until suitable candidates are selected; plans are to have new faculty members in place by the start of the 1997-98 academic year.

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DEPARTMENT OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING. Department Head. Candidates for department head should have achieved distinction in university teaching and research and a record of demonstrated scholarship and administrative ability. Professional qualifications, education, and experience should be consistent with the requirements for appointment to the rank of full professor. Applications should include a current resumé along with the names, affiliations, and telephone numbers of at least three references. Review of applications will begin Dec. 15, 1996, and will continue until the position is filled. Send applications and nominations to: Chair, Search Committee, Department of Chemical Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0211.

ATHLETICS. Associate/Assistant Athletic Director for Game Operations and Facilities. The university is seeking applications for a full-time, 12-month position for a highly competitive Division 1 program. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, overseeing all athletic facilities and grounds to include planning, construction, maintenance, scheduling, and all athletic event operations. Coordinates purchases, distribution, and storage of athletic equipment. Qualifications include a bachelor's degree and a minimum of 10 years administrative and/or coaching experience with a Division 1 program. Knowledge of construction projects and design is preferred. Candidates must demonstrate excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, thorough knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations, and must be able to work within the philosophy of the university. Salary is commensurate with experience and ability. Applicants should forward a resumé and a cover letter detailing experience relevant to the position to Jeffrey T. Bourne, Associate Athletic Director for Administration, 357 Jamerson Athletic Center, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0502. A review of applications will begin on Aug. 19, 1996, and will continue until a suitable candidate is selected.

UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES. Collegiate Librarian Information Officer (CLIO). The collegiate librarian information officer (CLIO), a library faculty position, offers faculty members and students in the Pamplin College of Business (for more information see http://ugserver.cob.vt.edu/bushome.html) on-site, intradepartmental, discipline-related consulting to expand their awareness and use of information and technological resources, both internal and external to the university. The CLIO will work with the departments in the college to advance the use of computing and information resources in research and teaching. The CLIO operates with minimum on-site collections. Responsibilities include assisting the faculty with the use of the World Wide Web technology, offering technical support for some general software used in the college, and collaborating on the development of information-literacy programs within the curriculum. The CLIO will report to the head of User Services. The CLIO will maintain two office locations, one in the Pamplin College of Business and one in the main library. The CLIO will devote 50 percent of time to central library services at the main library. This will entail assisting the broader university community in the sciences by providing reference, instructional, and collection-development services. The successful candidate should possess a working knowledge of accounting, economics, finance, marketing, and management science to assist the faculty with the discipline-specific educational and research tools available and to disseminate knowledge of these tools within the college. The CLIO must have technical competencies and experience in the use of networked information resources, be resourceful, demonstrate effective instructional and communication skills, and have a strong client ethic. Qualification: MLS from an ALA-accredited library school. Experience in providing reference liaison work or academic consulting; knowledge of the information needs of scholars and students in business fields. Demonstrated ability to initiate, plan, and implement effective programs and services. Excellent interpersonal skills. Preferred: Baccalaureate or advanced degree in a business discipline. Salary: Twelve-month faculty appointment; rank and salary dependent upon credentials and experience with a minimum salary of $28,000. Send letter of application, resumé, and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three references to: Cathy Pillow, Personnel Services, University Libraries, P.O. Box 90001, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24062-9001. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should notify Ms. Pillow. Review of applications will begin Oct. 1, 1996.

UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES. Collegiate Librarian Information Officer (CLIO). The Collegiate Librarian Information Officer (CLIO), a library faculty position, offers faculty members and students in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (for more information see http://www.cals.vt.edu/) on-site, intradepartmental, discipline-related consulting to expand their awareness and use of information and technological resources, both internal and external to the university. The CLIO will work with the departments in the college to advance the use of computing and information resources in research and teaching. The CLIO operates with minimum on-site collections. Responsibilities include assisting the faculty with the use of the World Wide Web technology, offering technical support for some general software used in the college, and collaborating on the development of information-literacy programs within the curriculum. The CLIO will report to the head of User Services. The CLIO will maintain two office locations, one in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and one in the main library. The CLIO will devote 50 percent of time to central library services at the main library. This will entail assisting the broader university community in the sciences by providing reference, instructional, and collection-development services. The successful candidate should possess a working knowledge of the sciences to assist the faculty with the discipline-specific educational and research tools available and to disseminate knowledge of these tools within the college. The CLIO must have technical competencies and experience in the use of networked information resources, be resourceful, demonstrate effective instructional and communication skills, and have a strong client ethic. Qualification: MLS from an ALA-accredited library school. Experience in providing reference liaison work or academic consulting; knowledge of the information needs of scholars and students in science and computer disciplines. Demonstrated ability to initiate, plan, and implement effective programs and services. Excellent interpersonal skills. Preferred: Baccalaureate or advanced degree in life or agricultural sciences. Salary: Twelve-month faculty appointment; rank and salary dependent upon credentials and experience with a minimum salary of $28,000. Send letter of application, resumé, and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three references to: Cathy Pillow, Personnel Services, University Libraries, P.O. Box 90001, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24062-9001. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should notify Pillow. Review of applications will begin Oct. 1, 1996.

ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT. Assistant Women's Lacrosse Coach. The position is a 12-month position for a highly competitive Division I program. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to coaching, scouting, recruitment of prospective student athletes, conditioning, monitoring academic progress, and administrative tasks. Qualifications include a bachelor's degree, collegiate playing, and coaching experience, preferably in a Division I program. Also, the ability to recruit highly skilled athletes, strong communication, and computer skills. Candidates must demonstrate excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, thorough knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations, and must be able to work within the philosophy of the university. Salary is commensurate with experience and ability. Applicants should forward a resumé with names and phone numbers of three references to: Dipi Bhaya, Head Women's Lacrosse Coach, 310 Cassell Coliseum, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0502. The search will continue until an appropriate candidate is selected.