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Spectrum Volume 19 Issue 16 - January 16, 1997

CURRENT LISTING

Animal Care Technician C (6774D) Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Normal Starting Pay: $19,582 (Grade 7). F.T.P., Monday-Friday 5 p.m.-1 a.m. or 12:30-8:30 a.m. Application deadline: Jan. 17.

Boiler Operator (337P) Power Plant. Normal Starting Pay: $17,913 (Grade6). F.T.P. After a training period, shift will be midnight-8 a.m.; some overtime or shift changes may be required subject to breakdowns, emergency, or departmental needs. Application deadline: Jan. 24.

Computer Systems Engineer (1894S) Computer Science. Normal Starting Pay:$18,267 (Grade 14). P.T.P. for 20 hours per week. Position ends 6-30-97, may be extended. Work schedule to be determined. Application deadline: Jan. 17.

Computer Systems Engineer (6779D) DBMS Server Services. Normal Starting Pay: $36,535 (Grade 14). F.T.P., renewed yearly. Application deadline: Jan.17.

Computer Systems Engineer (W186D) Veterinary Medicine. Normal Starting Pay: $17.57 (Grade 14). F.T.P. Not to exceed 1,500 hours per calendar year from date of hire. Application deadline: Jan. 17.

Enrollment Services Assistant (625P) Mathematics. Normal Starting Pay:$19,582 (Grade 7). F.T.P. Application deadline: Jan. 17.

Executive Secretary (1035P) Vice President for Finance and Treasurer. Normal Starting Pay: $17,913 (Grade 6). F.T.P. Application deadline: Jan. 24.

Fiscal Assistant (4542M) College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Normal Starting Pay: $8,193 (Grade 5). P.T.P., renewed yearly. Application deadline: Jan. 24.

Fiscal Assistant (2224M) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $16,386 (Grade 5). F.T.P. Application deadline: Jan. 24.

Fiscal Technician (3335J) Fralin Biotechnology Center. Normal Starting Pay: $17,913 (Grade 6). Position previously advertised, it is necessary to reapply to be considered. Application deadline: Jan. 24.

Fiscal Technician Senior (6546G) International Research and Development. Normal Starting Pay: $21,407 (Grade 8). F.T.P. Renewed yearly. Previously advertised, it is not necessary to reapply. Application deadline: Jan. 17.

Food Operations Assistant A (W145C) Culinary Services. Normal Starting Pay: $5.52 (Grade 1). An applicant pool is now being established to fill wage food operations assistant A positions. These vacancies include temporary, F.T.P. and part-time work. Shifts vary and may include day, evening, night and weekend hours; and may include some overtime and call-in work. 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. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodation in the application process are requested to call Personnel Services. For more information, call Personnel Services, 1-5301.

Food Operations Assistant A (Dishwasher) (971S) Culinary Services. Normal Starting Pay: $11,473 (Grade 1). F.T.P. Work schedule: 11 a.m. to 8p.m., days vary to include some weekends. Application deadline: Jan. 17.

Food Operations Assistant A (Server) (775M) Culinary Services-Shultz and Cochrane Dining Halls. Normal Starting Pay: $8,604 (Grade 1). Two F.T.P.'s, nine-month academic-year. Work schedule varies to include night and weekend work. Application deadline: Jan. 17.

Food Operations Assistant A (Pantry) (582M) Culinary Services-Shultz Dining Hall. Normal Starting Pay: $8,604 (Grade 1). F.T.P., nine-month academic-year. Work schedule varies to include night and weekend work. Application deadline: Jan. 17.

Food Operations Assistant A (Server) (753M) Culinary Services-Dietrick Dining Hall. Normal Starting Pay; $8,604 (Grade 1). F.T.P., nine-month academic-year. Work schedule: p.m. shift, 11 a.m.-8 p.m., varies to include night and weekend work. Position previously advertised, you must reapply to be considered. Application deadline: Jan. 17.

Food Operations Assistant B (3rd Baker) (W89M) Culinary Services. Normal Starting Pay: $6.03 (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: Jan. 17.

Food Operations Assistant B (3rd Baker) (585M) Culinary Services-Bake Shop. Normal Starting Pay: $12,543 (Grade 2). Two F.T.P.'s. Work schedule varies to include early morning, night and weekend work. Application deadline: Jan. 17.

Food Operations Assistant B (3rd Cook) (774M) Culinary Services. Normal Starting Pay: $9,407 (Grade 2). F.T.P., nine-month academic-year. Work schedule may include night and weekend work. Position previously advertised, you must reapply to be considered. Application deadline: Jan. 17.

Food Operations Assistant B (3rd Cook) (2953M) Culinary Services-Dietrick Dining Hall. Normal Starting Pay: $12,543 (Grade 2).F.T.P. Work schedule: p.m. shift, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Varies to include nights and weekends. Application deadline: Jan. 17.

Food Operations Assistant B (3rd Cook) (392M) Culinary Services-Dietrick Dining Hall. Normal Starting Pay: $9,407 (Grade 2). F.T.P., nine-month academic-year. Work schedule: p.m. shift, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Varies to include nights and weekends. Application deadline: Jan. 17.

Food Operations Assistant B (3rd Cook) (394M) Culinary Services-Shultz Dining Hall. Normal Starting Pay: $12,543 (Grade 2). F.T.P. Work schedule varies to include nights and weekends. Application deadline: Jan.17.

Food Operations Assistant B (Pre-Portion) (957M) Culinary Services-Owens Food Center. Normal Starting Pay: $9,407 (Grade 2). F.T.P., nine-month academic-year. Work schedule varies to include early morning, nights, and weekends. Application deadline: Jan. 17.

Food Operations Assistant B (Shop Leader-Cashier) (1150M) Culinary Services-Owens Food Court. Normal Starting Pay: $12,543 (Grade 2). Four F.T.P.'s. Schedule varies to include night and weekend work. Application deadline: Jan. 17.

Food Operations Assistant B (Shop Leader-Cashier) (373M) Culinary Services-Owens Food Court. Normal Starting Pay: $9,407 (Grade 2). Three F.T.P.'s, nine-month academic-year. Schedule varies to include night and weekend work. Application deadline: Jan. 17.

Food Operations Manager A (Assistant Manager) (526S) Culinary Services. Normal Starting Pay: $21,407 (Grade 8). F.T.P. Work schedule varies to include nights and weekends. Application deadline: Jan. 17.

Food Production Worker B (416S) Culinary Services. Normal Starting Pay:$16,386 (Grade 5). F.T.P. nine-month academic-year. Work schedule varies to include night and weekend hours. Application deadline: Jan. 17.

Highway Equipment Operator A (543P) Physical Plant-Grounds, Trash and Garbage Disposal. Normal Starting Pay: $14,989 (Grade 4). F.T.P. Work schedule: Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., on call for emergency duties such as snow removal. Application deadline: Jan. 24.

Housekeeping Lead Worker (Recycle Coordinator) (6724M) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $9,407 (Grade 2). F.T.P., nine-month academic-year. Position renewed yearly. Work schedule: Monday-Friday 7:30a.m.-4:30 p.m. Position previously advertised, it is not necessary to reapply. Application deadline: Jan. 17.

Housekeeping Lead Worker (Utility Crew) (300M) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Starting Pay; $12,543 (Grade 2). F.T.P. Work schedule: Thursday-Monday 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Previously advertised, it is not necessary to reapply to be considered. Application deadline: Jan. 17.

Housekeeping Worker (485M) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $11,473 (Grade 1). Two F.T.P.'s. Work schedule: 7:30 a.m.-4:30p.m., Monday-Friday. Application deadline: Jan. 17.

Installation and Repair Technician (W189S) Mathematics. Normal Starting Pay: $15.03 (Grade 8). P.T.P. for 20 hours a week. Work schedule: Flexible hours between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Position ends May 9, 1997, maybe extended. Application deadline: Jan. 24.

Installation and Repair Technician (6780D) University Libraries. Normal Starting Pay: $21,407 (Grade 8). F.T.P. Application deadline: Jan. 17.

Laboratory Mechanic C (511G) Forestry. Normal Starting Pay: $21,407(Grade 8). F.T.P. Application deadline: Jan. 24.

Medical Technologist (6771D) Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Normal Starting Pay: $23,401 (Grade 9). F.T.P., renewed yearly. Application deadline: Jan. 17.

Office Services Assistant (W200J) Center for Transportation Research. Normal Starting Pay: $7.21 (Grade 4). P.T.P., 20 hours per week. Application deadline: Jan. 17.

Office Services Assistant (W206G) Donaldson Brown Hotel and Conference Center. Normal Starting Pay: $7.21 (Grade 4). F.T.P. Work schedule: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Application deadline: Jan. 17.

Office Services Assistant (W181D) Library-User Services. Normal Starting Pay: $7.21 (Grade 4). P.T.P., 30 hours per week, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Thursday and noon-6 p.m. Sunday. Position previously advertised, it is not necessary to reapply. Application deadline: Jan. 17.

Office Services Specialist (6723J) Center for Adhesive and Sealant Science. Normal Starting Pay: $8,193 (Grade 5). P.T.P. Position ends 6-30-97,may be renewed. Work schedule Monday-Friday, 1-5 p.m. Application deadline: Jan. 24.

Office Services Specialist (1858J) Engineering Fundamentals. Normal Starting Pay: $16,386 (Grade 5). F.T.P. Application deadline: Jan. 24.

Office Services Specialist (1248J) Graduate School. Normal Starting Pay:$8,193 (Grade 5). P.T.P. Work schedule: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-noon. Application deadline: Jan. 24.

Office Services Specialist (1017J) Pamplin College of Business. Normal Starting Pay: $16,386 (Grade 5). F.T.P. Application deadline: Jan. 24.

Office Services Specialist (W158D) University Libraries. Normal Starting Pay: $7.72 (Grade 5). F.T.P., not to exceed 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Application deadline: Jan. 17.

Program Support Technician (6781D) University Libraries. Normal Starting Pay: $17,913 (Grade 6). F.T.P. Application deadline: Jan. 17.

Program Support Technician Senior (W196D) Computing Center. Normal Starting Pay: $9.41 (Grade 7). Six F.T.P.'s available for a maximum of 1,500hours in a 365-day period. Application deadline: Jan. 17.

Programmer-Analyst (6748M) College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Information Systems. Normal Starting Pay: $30,572 (Grade 12). F.T.P. Position ends 9-30-97, renewed yearly. Application deadline: Jan. 17.

Programmer-Analyst (6722P) Electric Service Utility. Normal Starting Pay: $30,572 (Grade 12). F.T.P. Application deadline: Jan. 24.

Programmer-Analyst (2143D) University Libraries. Normal Starting Pay:$30,572 (Grade 12). F.T.P. Application deadline: Jan. 17.

Public Relations Assistant Specialist (6778S) Computer Science. Normal Starting Pay: $10,703 (Grade 8). P.T.P. for 20 hours per week. Work schedule will be determined. Position ends 6-30-97, may be renewed. Application deadline: Jan. 17.

Public Relations Assistant Specialist (6443G) Donaldson Brown Hotel and Conference Center. Normal Starting Pay: $21,407 (Grade 8). F.T.P. Application deadline: Jan. 24.

Research Specialist (2601S) Veterinary Medicine Experiment Station. Normal Starting Pay: $21,407 (Grade 8). F.T.P. Application deadline: Jan. 17.

Secretary Senior (1991E) Motor Pool. Normal Starting Pay: $16,386 (Grade5). F.T.P. Application deadline: Jan. 24.

Senior Programmer Analyst (2541P) Controller's Office. Normal Starting Pay: $36,535 (Grade 14). F.T.P. Application deadline: Jan. 24.

Starter/Marshall/Shop Attendant (Office Services Aide) (W201G) Virginia Tech Golf Course. Normal Starting Pay: $6.03 (Grade 2). Three P.T.P.'s available. Work schedule varies with the season for approx. 17-20 hours per week. Must be able to work holidays and weekends. Position ends approximately October or November 1997, depending on the weather. Application deadline: Jan.17.

Turbine Operator (2222P) Physical Plant-Power Plant. Normal Starting Pay: $17,913 (Grade 6). F.T.P. Work schedule: Midnight-8 a.m., including any overtime that may be necessary. Shift subject to change due to needs of department. Application deadline: Jan. 24.

The following position is available to current university employees only.

Painter Lead (U1562P) Physical Plant. University employees only. Normal Starting Pay: $19,582 (Grade 7). F.T.P., will work second or third shift on a regular basis. Application deadline: Jan. 24.

OFF CAMPUS POSITION

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

Office Services Specialist (6714). Position Location: Northern Virginia Graduate Center. Apply to: Susie Silliman, Northern Virginia Graduate Center, 2990 Telestar Court, Falls Church, Falls Church, VA 22042. F.T.P. Application deadline: Jan. 24.

FACULTY LISTINGS

INSTRUCTIONAL

Division of Engineering Fundamentals. Assistant Professor. Tenure-track position beginning August 1997. Duties are devoted primarily to advising freshman engineering students and instructing courses in basic engineering subjects, to include computer programming and engineering graphics/computer graphics. M.S. degree in engineering, previous industrial and teaching experience at the university level, and strong command of the English language desired; P.E. and Ph.D. preferred. Review of applications will begin March 15,1997. Salary and rank commensurate with experience. Send resume to Hugh Munson, Chairman-Search Committee, Division of Engineering Fundamentals, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0218. E-mail address: hwmunson@vt.edu.

Departments of Communication Studies and English. Assistant/Associate Professor. Anticipated tenure-track position beginning August 1997.Expertise in computer-mediated communication to work in a multidisciplinary environment involving the Department of Communication Studies and the Department of English. Areas of emphasis could include electronic media, technical writing, non-fiction writing, publication design, public relations, multimedia instructional design, or related areas. Qualifications: Ph.D. in area of expertise. The position requires an individual capable of pursuing a sustained program of research leading to regular publication in professional journals and other acknowledged sources. In addition to teaching regularly offered undergraduate and graduate courses, duties include course development in specialty areas as well as involvement in related aspects of program development and other departmental business. Review of applications begins Feb.15, 1997, and continues until the position is filled. Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of reference to Dr. Edd Sewell Jr., Department Head, Department of Communication Studies, Agnew Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0311.E-mail address: esewell@vt.edu.

Department of Landscape Architecture. Assistant/Associate Professor. Tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant/associate professor beginning fall of 1997. We seek candidates who are knowledgeable in a broad range of professional subject matter, as well as having the capability to demonstrate excellence in a focused aspect of landscape architecture. Successful candidates should possess the breadth and flexibility to teach a variety of lecture and studio format courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels, both in the professional program and to observe students from other academic units. In addition, the successful candidate is expected to develop one or more courses related to his/her area of focused expertise. The successful candidate should also be capable of developing a research agenda and engaging in public/professional service commensurate with the mission of a comprehensive land-grant university. Candidates should possess a commonly accepted terminal degree in landscape architecture (MLA) or closely related field. A Ph.D. degree is highly desirable. Professional experience and demonstrated potential for scholarly and/or creative work are also desired. The committee will begin reviewing candidate files on Jan. 24, 1997. Applications are accepted until position is filled. Academic rank and salary for the position will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applicants should note that the position is contingent upon funding. Send a statement of intent, vita, and the names and addresses of three references to: Professor Eran Ben-Joseph, Chair, Landscape Architecture Search Committee, 202GArchitecture Annex, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0113.

Department of Electrical Engineering. Assistant/Associate/or Full Professors. The department will hire 10 new tenure and/or tenure-track faculty members at all levels. These faculty members will have outstanding opportunities to develop highly visible research programs. All candidates will be expected to conduct research and teach both undergraduate and graduate courses. Areas of expertise sought: imaging; microelectronics, multimedia systems, networks, optical-fiber devices, power electronics; software; systems/circuit design methods and tools; visualization; wireless communications. Applicants must have an earned doctorate in electrical or computer engineering or a closely related field. They must be committed to undergraduate and graduate teaching and to the development or expansion of sponsored research. Candidates for the rank of assistant professor should have a strong potential for both teaching and research. Candidates for the ranks of associate or full professor should have distinguished records in research and a strong interest in educational programs. Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vita, and a list of at least three references by March 15, 1997, to: Dr. W.L. Stutzman, Chair, Resource Committee, The Bradley Department of Electrical Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA24061-0111. Please identify your specific field of expertise. Applications will be accepted until March 15, 1997, or until suitable candidates are selected. WWW address: http://www.ee.vt.edu.

Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering. Two faculty positions. The Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) Department anticipates the availability of two tenure-track faculty positions, beginning Aug. 16, 1997.One position is targeted for a full professor in the area of manufacturing or manufacturing systems engineering, with possible appointment to a chaired professorship if qualifications warrant. Applicants should have an outstanding record of research scholarship and external research sponsorship, and demonstrate strong faculty leadership in the manufacturing area. The second position is at the associate or full professor level in the area of management systems engineering. Applicants should have achieved or show potential to develop a strong program of research and scholarship, and demonstrate outstanding leadership and teaching capabilities in the management systems area. An analytical/quantitative focus is particularly desirable for this position. Both appointments require a Ph.D. degree, and tenure may be conveyed upon entry if justified by the applicant's academic qualifications. Preference will be given for individuals who possess at least one degree in industrial engineering. Applicants should send a complete vitae including personal data, education, publications, research funding, and professional experience, together with the names of four references, to: Search Committee Chair, ISE,302 Whittemore, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0118. Applications are sought immediately, and the search process will continue until the positions are filled.

Department of Computer Science (NVGC). Assistant/Associate Professor. Two tenure-track positions at the assistant or associate professor levels at the Virginia Tech Northern Virginia Graduate Center. The primary research area is software engineering. Background in human computer interaction is also desirable. The ability to teach a variety of courses and to support the administrative needs of the program are required. Interaction with other faculty members in the interdisciplinary Information Systems Technology program is expected. The department has special strengths in software engineering, information retrieval, and HCI. The Virginia Tech NVGC is located in Fairfax County near Washington, D.C., one of the premier industrial centers for computing, software, and networks. This location offers excellent opportunities for industrial collaboration. Please send resume and the names of three references to Faculty Search, Computer Science Department, Virginia Tech NVGC,7054 Haycock Rd., Falls Church, VA 22043. All materials must arrive by March 1,1997.

Department of Animal and Poultry Sciences. Assistant or Associate Professor/Extension Beef Cattle Specialist. (Re-advertisement) This vacancy is a tenure-track, 12-month position with a primary Extension appointment and some research responsibilities in the Department of Animal and Poultry Sciences. The successful candidate is expected to develop a vigorous Extension and applied-research program using a systems approach (from seed stock herds through commercial cow-calf production, forage utilization, product quality, and environmental influences on the efficiency and profitability of beef-cattle production. The person will establish and maintain a close and productive relationship with the beef-cattle industry and related organizations. Implementation will also require cooperation with faculty members in the department and other areas. Qualifications: A Ph.D. in animal science or closely related area is required. Preference will be given to individuals with beef-cattle experience. Candidates must possess strong speaking, writing, computing, and leadership skills to work cooperatively with Extension agents, beef-cattle organizations, and cow-calf producers. Salary is commensurate with training and experience. Date available: July 1, 1997. Deadline for applications is April 1, 1997, or until the position is filled. Candidates should send a letter of application, resume, official transcripts, and a list of three references with addresses and phone numbers. Applications should be mailed to: Dr. Gary L. Minish, Head, Department of Animal and Poultry Sciences, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0306. Telephone 1-9157.

NON-INSTRUCTIONAL

Athletic Advising. Athletic Advisors. Three positions. Athletic advisors are responsible for coordinating and providing direct academic-support assistance to assigned student athletes. Duties include monitoring academic performance and developing and initiating academic intervention-programs to include tutoring, study hall, orientation, reading assistance, transitions in athletics, and other interventions that facilitate academic success for student athletes. Individuals in these positions are also responsible for assisting with compliance, and coordination with academic advisors, coaches, and student-life professionals. Experience with learning and study skills, academic counseling, NCAA eligibility regulations, and personnel management is also desired. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills, and effective oral and written communication skills are required. Applicant must be able to interact effectively with students, faculty members, coaching staff, and academic departments. Familiarity with personal computers and computer-aided instruction is also desired. Master's degree and/or other advanced degrees desired. Applicants must have prior experience working with student-support programs. Application deadline is Jan. 27, 1997. Please send a cover letter, vitae, and names, addresses, and phone numbers for three references to: Dr. Jerry W. Via, Coordinator of Academic Advising for Student Athletes, 309 Cassell Coliseum, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0502.

Office of the Vice Provost For Academic Affairs. Director of Undergraduate Admissions. The director provides leadership for an enrollment-management plan that includes market analysis and is responsible for the successful implementation of the plan. Some specific responsibilities include the development and implementation of high-school relations programs, the study and targeting of recruitment markets, coordination of financial aid with the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid, oversight of recruitment and admissions records, preparation of timely reports, management of publications, supervision and training of the admissions office staff of approximately 25. The successful candidate must hold a master's degree and have a leadership record in teambuilding and collaborative effectiveness in senior management positions, preferably in admissions, of five to 10 years experience. The candidate must demonstrate strong marketing skills and knowledge and experience with strategic enrollment planning. Knowledge of computer-based admissions operations, fiscal management, and student recruitment trends is required. The candidate must demonstrate interpersonal and written and oral-communication skills and a strong commitment to diversity. The salary will be competitive and commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the individual. Travel is an expectation of the position, and a valid driver's license is required. Review of applications will begin on February 24 and continue until the position is filled. The position is a 12-month appointment as a member of the administrative faculty. Suggested starting date is July 1, but is negotiable. To insure full consideration of candidates, letters of nomination or application should be received by February 24. Candidates should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vita, and the names, addresses, telephone, and fax numbers of four references to: Dean Janet M. Johnson, Chair, Search and Screen Committee, 112 Burruss Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0132.

Provost's Office. Associate Provost for Undergraduate Programs. The associate provost for undergraduate programs reports to the vice provost for academic affairs and provides leadership for a wide array of issues and programs related to undergraduate education at Virginia Tech. The responsibilities of this position include implementation of the core curriculum; oversight of the Center for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, the Center for Academic Enrichment and Excellence, and the University Academic Advising Center; coordination of various faculty awards programs; participation in Summer Orientation process; and supervision of the Honors Program, the University Writing Program, and the Academic Assessment Program. The associate provost advises the vice provost concerning student academic appeals and alleged Honors Systems violations. The associate provost may be involved in teaching, research, and advising in the candidate's academic discipline. Candidates must be members of the Virginia Tech faculty. Preference will be given to senior-level faculty members (associate or full professor with tenure). The associate provost must be able to work effectively with faculty members and administrators in all colleges. Knowledge of issues relating to undergraduate education and experience in teaching undergraduates are essential. The initial appointment will be for three years. The position will be available after July 1, 1997. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Deadline for application: The position will remain open until filled, but review of applications will begin Feb. 1, 1997. Nomination of potential candidates by members of the university community is encouraged. Nominations should include the name, address, telephone, and e-mail address of the nominee. Self-nominations are encouraged. Applicants should send a letter of application, vita, and names/addresses of three references to Cosby Rogers, Chair, Associate Provost Search Committee, c/o Patty Mitchell, 112 Burruss Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0132.