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Jobs

Spectrum Volume 19 Issue 05 - September 26, 1996

Phone numbers for classified positions

Office/Clerical: 1-6169

Technical/Research: 1-6160

Service/Trades: 1-6176

Professional/Managers: 1-4649

P.T.P.=Part-Time Position

F.T.P.=Full-Time Position

JOBS

CURRENT LISTING:

Animal Care Technician B (761D) Laboratory Animal Resources. Normal Starting Pay: $16,056 (Grade 5). F.T.P. Schedule requires four days during the week plus hours on Saturday, Sunday, and holidays. Application deadline: Sept. 27.

Animal Care Technician B (W141D) Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Normal Starting Pay: $7.72 (Grade 5). P.T.P. Will work Friday-Monday, 11 p.m.-7 a.m. Application deadline: Sept. 27.

Auditor Senior-Internal (2146M) Internal Audit Department. Normal Starting Pay: $32,749 (Grade 13). F.T.P. Application deadline: Sept. 27.

Computer Support Specialist (W76D) Computing Center. Normal Starting Pay: $8 per hour. Temporary F.T.P.'s for approximately three months, but may be extended. SIX POSITIONS AVAILABLE. Apply with state application and-or resume directly to Susan Bright, AIS User Services, ISB, 1-9500. Applications/resumes accepted until filled.

Executive Secretary Senior (1308P) Provost. Normal Starting Pay: $19,188 (Grade 7). Position previously advertised, it is not necessary to reapply to be considered. F.T.P. Application deadline: Sept. 27.

Fiscal Technician Senior (6712J) Materials Science and Engineering. Normal Starting Pay: $20,976 (Grade 8). F.T.P. Application deadline: Oct. 4.

Food Operations Assistant A (FOA-75C) Culinary Services. Normal Starting Pay: $5.41 (Grade 1). These vacancies include temporary, full-time, and part-time work. Shifts vary and may include day, evening, night, and weekend hours; and may include some overtime and call-in work. Non-student WAGE Food Operations Assistant A vacancies for Culinary Services will be filled from this pool. The vacancies are seasonal and run from August to May. Wage employees are restricted to working a maximum of 1,500 hours in a 365-day period from date of hire. Applications will be accepted at the Personnel Services Office, Southgate Center, until position is filled.

Food Operations Assistant B (Cashier) (W139M) Culinary Services-Owens Food Court. Normal Starting Pay: $5.91 (Grade 2). SEVERAL F.T.P.'s AVAILABLE. Work schedule varies to include nights and weekends for a maximum of 1,500 hours within a 365-day period. Application deadline: Sept. 27.

Food Operations Assistant B (3rd Baker) (W89M) Culinary Services. Normal Starting Pay: $5.91 (Grade 2). SEVERAL F.T.P.'s AVAILABLE. Work schedule varies to include early mornings, nights, and weekends for a maximum of 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Application deadline: Sept. 27.

Food Operations Assistant B (3rd Cook) (W108M) Culinary Services. Normal Starting Pay: $5.91 (Grade 2). SEVERAL F.T.P.'s. Work schedule varies and includes nights and weekends for a maximum of 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Application deadline: Sept. 27.

Food Operations Assistant B (Shop Leader) (W140M) Culinary Services-Owens Food Court. Normal Starting Pay: $5.91 (Grade 2). THREE F.T.P.'s AVAILABLE, for a maximum of 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Work Schedule varies to include nights and weekends. Application deadline: Sept. 27.

Food Operations Manager B (1251M) Culinary Services. Normal Starting Pay; $25,068 (Grade 10). F.T.P. Work schedule varies to include night and weekend work. Application deadline: Oct. 4.

Graphic Artist (W143D) University Relations. Normal Starting Pay: $9.23 (Grade 7). P.T.P., approximately 35 hours per week for a maximum of 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Application deadline: Sept. 27.

Housekeeping Worker (W66G) Student Health Services. Normal Starting Pay: $5.41 (Grade 1). P.T.P. Work schedule: One to two days per week and on call when others are out; additional hours for special cleaning projects. Position previously advertised, you must reapply to be considered. Application deadline: Sept. 27.

Installation and Repair Technician Senior (6710D) Communications Network Services. Normal Starting Pay: $25,068 (Grade 10). TWO F.T.P.'s. One position will work Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. with occasional evenings, the second position will work Monday-Friday 4 p.m. to midnight. Positions are renewed yearly. Application deadline: Oct. 4.

Laboratory Specialist (4478M) Animal and Poultry Sciences. Normal Starting Pay: $20,976 (Grade 8). F.T.P. Application deadline: Sept. 27.

Office Services Assistant (W144E) Motor Pool. Normal Starting Pay: $7.06 (Grade 4). P.T.P., 30 hours per week for a maximum of 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Work schedule: noon-6 p.m. Position previously advertised, you must reapply to be considered. Application deadline: Sept. 27.

Office Services Assistant (1635G) University Registrar. Normal Starting Pay: $14,688 (Grade 4). F.T.P. Application deadline: Oct. 4.

Office Services Specialist (1323D) University Libraries. Normal Starting Pay: $16,056 (Grade 5). F.T.P. Sunday-Thursday, 1-10 p.m. Application deadline: Sept. 27.

Program Support Technician (4150J) Industrial and Systems Engineering-Software Technologies Lab. Normal Starting Pay: $17,166 (Grade 6). F.T.P. Position ends 9-30-97, renewed yearly. Position previously advertised, you must reapply to be considered. Application deadline: Oct. 4.

Program Support Technician (1309D) University Relations. Normal Starting Pay: $17,552 (Grade 6). F.T.P. Position previously advertised, you must reapply to be considered. Application deadline: Oct. 4.

Programmer-Analyst (2700D) Computing Center. Normal Starting Pay: $29,957 (Grade 12). F.T.P. Application deadline: Sept. 27.

Recreational Supervisor A (Activities Director) (W147J) Adult Day Care Center. Normal Starting Pay: $8.44 (Grade 6). P.T.P. (30 hours per week). Position ends 6-30-97, renewed yearly. Application deadline: Sept. 27.

Registered Nurse (Nurse/Health Care Coordinator) (W146J) Adult Day Care Center. Normal Starting Pay: $13.17 (Grade 11). P.T.P. (20 hours per week). Position ends 6-30-97, renewed yearly. Application deadline: Sept. 27.

Secretary (W138E) Office of the President. Normal Starting Pay: $7.06 (Grade 4). P.T.P., 30 hours per week for a maximum of 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Application deadline: Sept. 27.

Secretary Senior (W145M) Crop and Soil Environmental Sciences. Normal Starting Pay: $7.72 (Grade 5). P.T.P. for 30 hours. each week. Position ends June 30, 1997, with possible renewal. Application Deadline: Sept. 27.

Storekeeper Helper (W142M) Culinary Services. Normal Starting Pay: $5.91 (Grade 2). F.T.P. Schedule varies to include nights and weekends for a maximum of 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Application deadline: Sept. 27.

TV Production Technician (W101D) Media Services, Video-Broadcast Services. Normal Starting Pay: $9.23 (Grade 7). P.T.P., 30 hours per week. Work Schedule: During academic year, hours will be 1-9:30 p.m., Monday-Thursday, other hours to be arranged. Position previously advertised, it is not necessary to reapply to be considered. Application deadline: Sept. 27.

OFF CAMPUS POSITION

Applicants interested in this position should visit the Personnel Services Office, Southgate Center, first floor to review the job ad.

Secretary (6709). Normal Starting Pay: $14,688 (Grade 4). POSITION LOCATION: Chesterfield County, VA. Apply To: James Dunford, County Government Center, P. O. Box 590, Verona, VA 24482-0590. F.T.P. Application deadline: Oct. 4.

FACULTY JOBS

INSTRUCTIONAL

DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS. Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Applied Mathematics. While the assignment corresponding to this position is at Virginia Tech's Northern Virginia Graduate Center, Falls Church, the selected individual will have an opportunity to participate in research and educational programs of the Blacksburg campus. Responsibilities will include teaching courses, advising graduate students, and assisting in development of the Mathematics Department's new Northern Virginia Master's Degree Program in Interdisciplinary Applied Mathematics (NOVA PIAM) and the university's interdisciplinary program in Information Systems Technology. The successful candidate must have a strong record of interactions with industrial and/or government research and development organizations. Demonstrated research experience in computational mathematics, scientific computing, optimization methods, mathematical modeling, and control theory is desirable. The selected candidate must possess the ability to conduct creative independent research in applied mathematics and show strong promise for developing as an outstanding teacher. The Mathematics Department and the university's applied mathematics center, the Interdisciplinary Center for Applied Mathematics (ICAM), have assembled a faculty group having international prominence in applied and computational mathematics. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in applied mathematics or a related discipline. This position provides the opportunity to have a significant impact on the direction and quality of programs in interdisciplinary applied mathematics in the D.C. area. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Interested persons should send resume, list of publications, and the names of four people who can provide letters of reference to: NOVA PIAM Search, Dept. of Mathematics, Va. Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0123.

MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING. Research Assistant Professor. Non-tenure track. The department is seeking candidates with a doctorate in materials science and engineering or a related discipline, with B.S./M.S. degrees in physics, electrical engineering, or other related fields of science and engineering. Primary duties for this position include: (a) the candidate should be capable of developing an externally funded research program in materials; (b) the candidate should be experienced in teaching experimental subjects on the processing and characterization of materials; (c) coordinate and supervise the operations of the undergraduate teaching laboratories and common research equipment and facilities in the MSE Department, and establish means to fund renovations and upgrades of these facilities, as well as those of the Instrumentation Cost Center (ICC) within the department; (d) to facilitate the service provided by the ICC to industry throughout Virginia and other states by expediting interaction with the faculty members in the department and affiliated units on campus; (e) to ensure that the MSE Department is in compliance with all OSHA and university safety matters; (f) to aid fiscal assistant in the completion of the yearly fixed-asset verification as required by Virginia Tech. The candidate should have strong interpersonal skills with training in personnel management and be experienced in managing research-laboratory facilities and university-affiliated technology-development centers. Industrial experience and knowledge of the SBIR application process are also very desirable. The position will be filled by Nov. 1, 1996. To assure full consideration, applications will not be accepted after Oct. 10, 1996. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Please send a letter of application, current resume, and names of three references who could be contacted to Dr. Ronald Gordon, Search Committee Chair, Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering, Va. Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0237.

DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS. Full Professor. With tenure. Focus of area is numerical analysis with emphasis on computational methods for partial differential equations. The successful candidate must possess a strong, continuing record of internationally recognized research in computational mathematics and applications. A proven record of academic leadership, demonstrated by the candidate's encouragement of excellence in research, teaching, graduate-student advising, and postgraduate supervision, is desirable. The Department of Mathematics has strong traditional links with the College of Engineering, and the appointee would be expected to foster and encourage these ties. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Faculty members in the department have access to excellent computational facilities as well as to several national high-performance computing centers. Applicants should send a vita and have five letters of recommendation sent to: Numerical Analysis Search Committee, Dept. of Mathematics, Va. Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0123.

DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS. Assistant Professor. Tenure-track appointment as assistant professor of combinatorics/discrete mathematics. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in mathematics or the equivalent and must demonstrate strength in research and teaching. Preference will be given to applicants with postdoctoral experience. The department seeks candidates who will interact well with research groups in computational algebra and representation theory. Please send the AMS Standard Cover Sheet, a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and summary of research plans to: Combinatorics Search Committee, Dept. of Mathematics, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0123. Four letters of recommendation, including one which focuses on teaching skills, should be sent to the same address. Review of applications will begin on Dec. 15, 1996, and continue until the position is filled.