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JOBS

Spectrum Volume 20 Issue 12 - November 13, 1997

Phone numbers for classified positions.
Office/Clerical: 1-6196
Technical/Research: 1-6160
Service/Trades: 1-6176
Professional/Managers: 1-4649
nformation Technology 1-2233
Persons with hearing impairments may call for TDD information at (540) 231-6258.
PTP = Part-Time Position
FTP = Full-Time Position

CURRENT LISTING
Normal starting pay for all classified positions is effective 11-25-97.

Budget Manager (6935J) Budget and Financial Planning. Normal Starting Pay: $37,995 (Grade 14). FTP. Position previously advertised, it is not necessary to reapply to be considered. Application deadline: Nov. 14.
Computer Systems Engineer (355D) Computing Center. Normal Starting Pay: $37,995 (Grade 14). FTP. Application deadline: Nov. 14.
Data Base Analyst (2250D) Administrative Information Systems. Normal Starting Pay: $41,535 (Grade 15). FTP. Application deadline: Open until filled.
Development Program Researcher Senior (7094D) University Development. Normal Starting Pay: $29,083 (Grade 11). FTP. Application deadline: Nov. 14.
Executive Secretary (2960G) Office of International Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $18,628 (Grade 6). FTP. Application deadline: Nov. 14.
Extension Center Assistant A (6679G) Continuing Education. Normal Starting Pay: $20,364 (Grade 7). FTP. Position previously advertised, you must reapply to be considered. Application deadline: Nov. 14.
Facility Operations Manager (Building and Grounds Supervisor B) (6462G) Recreational Sports. Normal Starting Pay: $26,604 (Grade 10). FTP. Will work some evening and weekend hours. Application deadline: Nov. 14.
Food Operations Assistant A (W022189C) Culinary Services. Normal Starting Pay: $5.74 (Grade 1). 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. 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 until position is filled.
Food Operations Assistant B (Food Production Assistant) (565M) Culinary Services-Pizza Hut-Chick-fil-A-Hokie Grill. Normal Starting Pay: $13,044 (Grade 2). FTP. Schedule varies to include night and weekend work. Application deadline: Nov. 14.
Food Operations Assistant B (W022223C) Culinary Services. Normal Starting Pay: $6.27 (Grade 2). 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. 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 until positions are filled.
Food Operations Manager A (Assistant Manager Trainee) (2117M) Culinary Services-Dietrick Dining Center. Normal Starting Pay: $22,262 (Grade 8). FTP. Hours vary to include night and weekend work. Position limited by training period and will end 6-30-99, may be extended. Application deadline: Nov. 14.
Food Operations Assistant B (Dishwash Assistant Supervisor) (705M) Culinary Services. Normal Starting Pay: $13,044 (Grade 2). FTP. Work schedule: 6 a.m.-2:30 p.m., varies to include night and weekend work. Application deadline: Nov. 14.
Food Operations Assistant B (Shop Leader-Cashier) (562M) Culinary Services-Owens Food Court. Normal Starting Pay: $10,394 (Grade 2). Full-time nine-month academic-year position. Schedule varies to include night and weekend work. Application deadline: Nov. 14.
Food Production Worker A (Food Production Supervisor) (1943M) Culinary Services-Hokie Grill. Normal Starting Pay: $14,259 (Grade 3). FTP. Application deadline: Nov. 14.
Housekeeping Worker (822M) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $11,932 (Grade 1). Three FTP's available. Work Schedule: 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday. Application deadline: Nov. 14.
Installation And Repair Technician (W022166F) Mathematics. Normal Salary Range: $10.70-$16.71 (Grade 8). PTP; 20 hours per week. Work schedule: Flexible hours between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Position ends May 8,1998, but may be extended. Application deadline: Open until filled.
Laboratory Specialist (3273M) College of Food Science and Technology. Normal Starting Pay: $22,262 (Grade 8). FTP. Application deadline: Nov. 14.
Laboratory Specialist (2198M) Veterinary Medicine-Multidiscipline Laboratory. Normal Starting Pay: $22,262 (Grade 8). FTP. Application deadline: Nov. 14.
Laboratory Technician Senior (W020117E) Environmental Health and Safety Services. Normal Starting Pay $8.19 (Grade 5). PTP, 30 hours per week, not to exceed 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Application deadline: Nov. 14.
Office Services Aide (Switchboard Operator) (W022101R) Communications Network Services. Normal Starting Pay: $6.27 (Grade 2). Three PTP's. 30 hours per week, varied hours to include evening, weekend and holiday work. Application deadline: Open until filled.
Office Services Assistant (464P) Physical Plant. Normal Starting Pay: $15,588 (Grade 4). FTP. Application deadline: Nov. 14.
Office Services Specialist (6987J) Electrical Engineering. Normal Starting Pay: $17,041 (Grade 5). FTP renewed yearly. Application deadline: Nov. 14.

Office Services Specialist (W020703J) HIDM-CT. Normal Starting Pay: $8.19 (Grade 5). PTP, 20 hours per week. Application deadline: Nov. 14.
Program Support Technician (2061F) Architecture. Normal Starting Pay: $18,628 (Grade 6). FTP. Application deadline: Nov. 14.

Program Support Technician (446J) Graduate School. Normal Starting Pay: $18,628 (Grade 6). FTP. Application deadline: Nov. 14.
Program Support Technician Senior (7107J) Roanoke Valley Graduate Center. Normal Starting Pay: $20,364 (Grade 7). FTP. Application deadline: Nov. 14.
Programmer (6784D) Administrative Information Systems. Normal Starting Pay: $26,604 (Grade 10). FTP, renewed yearly. Some independent on-site evening and weekend work will be required. Application deadline: Open until filled.
Programmer (1876D) Computing Center. Normal Starting Pay: $26,604 (Grade 10). FTP, renewed yearly. Application deadline: Nov. 14.
Programmer (6656D) University Libraries. Normal Starting Pay: $26,604 (Grade 10). FTP. Application deadline: Open until filled.
Programmer-Analyst (6697M) Agriculture and Natural Resources Information Systems. Normal Starting Pay: $31,794 (Grade 12). FTP. Position is renewed yearly depending on funding. Application deadline: Nov. 14.
Programmer-Analyst (6984M) College of Agriculture and Life Sciences-Information Systems. Normal Starting Pay: $31,794 (Grade 12). FTP. Position is renewed yearly depending on funding. Application deadline: Nov. 14.
Programmer-Analyst Senior (1162D) Administrative Information Systems. Normal Starting Pay: $37,995 (Grade 14). Two FTP's. Application deadline: Open until filled.
Programmer-Analyst Senior (1643D) Budget and Financial Planning. Normal Starting Pay: $37,995-59,319 (Grade 14). FTP. Application deadline: Open until filled.
Secretary Senior (5674J) Biological Systems Engineering. Normal Starting Pay: $17,041 (Grade 5). FTP. Application deadline: Nov. 14.
Secretary Senior (5577M) Department of Animal and Poultry Sciences. Normal Starting Pay: $17,041 Grade 5. FTP. Application deadline: Nov. 14.
Security Guard (W020470C) Police Department. Starting Pay: $8.38 (Grade 2). Two FTP's. Work schedule: nights, 10 p.m.-6 a.m. Restricted to 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Application deadline: Nov. 14.
Storekeeper Helper (W022016M) Culinary Services. Normal Starting Pay: $6.27 (Grade 2). FTP. Schedule varies to include nights and weekends for a maximum of 1,500 hrs. in a 365-day period. Application deadline: Nov. 14.
Telecommunications Engineer (6966R) Communications Network Services. Normal Starting Pay: $37,995 (Grade 14). FTP: day shift and on-call; some travel--mostly within Virginia; renewed yearly. Application deadline: Open until filled.
THE FOLLOWING POSITION IS AVAILABLE TO CURRENT UNIVERSITY EMPLOYEES ONLY.
Housekeeping Lead Worker (U1177G) University Unions and Student Activities. Normal Starting Pay: $13,044 (Grade 2). Application deadline: Nov. 14.
OFF CAMPUS POSITION
Program Support Technician (6304) Northern Virginia Cooperative Extension. Normal Starting Pay: $21,407 (Grade 6). Application deadline: Nov. 14.
FACULTY LISTING
INSTRUCTIONAL
Department of Mechanical Engineering. Assistant Professors. Entry level, tenure-track faculty positions for employment beginning in August 1998. Successful candidates are expected to contribute to the teaching and research missions of the department. While applicant(s) with outstanding records in mechanical engineering will be considered, preference will be given for demonstrated expertise in energy systems, turbomachinery/propulsion, design methodology, structural dynamics, smart structures, MEMS, and tribology/materials science. Evidence of involvement in relevant research activities is required. Interest in interdisciplinary activities and relevant postdoctoral experience are preferred. The department currently has 38 full-time faculty members, awards 180 BS degrees each year, has 180 graduate students, and conducts a funded research program of over $5,000,000 per year. Review of applicants will begin as they are received and will continue until the positions are filled. Applicants should send complete resumes and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references to Prof. Walter F. O'Brien, Head, Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0238.
Department of Materials Science and Engineering. Assistant Professor. Tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor level. Each application should have an earned doctorate in an appropriate field of science or engineering. The ideal candidate will teach materials-related undergraduate and graduate courses and develop a research program broadly based in materials science and engineering with some interest which targets biomedical engineering. These objectives can be achieved both as an individual and in collaboration with other faculty members at Virginia Tech. Identified needs at the departmental level include structure/property relationships in metal and ceramics, environmental influences on materials such a corrosion, materials processing, and fabrication. Other area will also be considered. Virginia Tech has a College of Veterinary Medicine with appropriate clinical research facilities on campus as well as links to medical colleges in Virginia. Applicants must submit the following: (1) a cover letter discussing specific teaching and research qualifications and interests; (2) a complete curriculum vitae; (3) a list of publications; (4) the names of at least three references. References will not be contacted without the permission of the candidate. Please send the complete application packet to Dr. Brian Love, Search Coordinator, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0237. Review of completed applications will begin on Feb. 15, 1998. The desired starting date is Aug. 15, 1998. However, applications will be accepted until filled. More information can be obtained by contacting Love by e-mail at blove@vt.edu.
Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology. Clinical Instructor. Clinical instructor in veterinary clinical pathology. This is a one-year position with responsibilities primarily in diagnostic clinical pathology service (exfoliative cytology, hematology, and clinical chemistry) and some instruction of residents and DVM students. Participation in weekly slide seminars and journal clubs will be expected. The position requires a DVM or equivalent degree and post-graduate training in clinical pathology, with preference for diplomates of the ACVP or those who are board-eligible. Interested applicants should submit a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references to Dr. Ludeman Eng, Head, Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0442. Additional information may be obtained from Eng at the above address, by phone at 1-4809, or e-mail laeng@vt.edu. Applications received by Dec. 1, 1997 are assured full consideration.
Department of Architecture. Assistant Professor. Full-time, tenure-track position. The position will be based at the college's Washington-Alexandria Center and will include collaborative research, teaching, and public-service opportunities with the main campus in Blacksburg. The Alexandria Center functions as an urban extension of the college and leads a consortium of six universities from the U.S., Germany, Japan, and England. Participating schools each send students to the center for study. Visiting lecturers and adjunct faculty members enrich the consortium as do ongoing collaborations with the Smithsonian Institution and the National Building Museum The center is ideally located to utilize the full resources of the local architectural community and the cultural and governmental resources of the Washington/Baltimore Metropolitan Area. Teaching responsibilities will include upper-year undergraduate and graduate design studios and related courses in design/tectonics as well as support of the college-wide doctoral program in environmental design and planning. To be considered, applicants must have a master's degree in architecture or the equivalent in a related field; individuals with architectural registration and/or doctoral degree are encouraged to apply. Applicants should demonstrate significant promise as educators across the range of architectural theory and practice. Review of applicants will commence on Jan. 16, 1998 with an appointment to begin in August, 1998. For full consideration, applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and names of three references to Frank Weiner, Head of the Department of Architecture, College of Architecture and Urban Studies, 201 Cowgill, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0205. Phone: 1-5383. Fax: 1-9938.
Department of Civil Engineering. Assistant/Associate Professor. Tenure-track position in civil engineering measurements and GIS applications. Begins fall semester 1998. Candidates must have an earned Ph.D. in civil engineering or related field and a record of excellence in teaching, research, and scholarship. The successful candidate will have instructional responsibilities in the areas of surveying, GIS, and GPS. Candidates having industrial/government experience and/or additional capabilities in remote sensing, advanced surveying, and other civil-engineering disciplines (construction, environmental, geotechnical, hydrosystems, transportation) are encouraged to apply. In addition to teaching, the successful candidate will be expected to develop a program of funded research and graduate study in collaboration with other faculty members in the department and across campus. In addition to active GIS projects in CE,a new multi-discipline NASA project to upgrade remote-sensing equipment on campus is being administered by the geography and forestry departments. Applicant review for this position will begin Jan. 15, 1998 and continue until the position is filled. Please send a letter summarizing your qualifications, plus resume and the names of three references to Dr. William Knocke, Head, Via Department of Civil Engineering, 200 Patton Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0105.
Virginia Technical Information Center (VTIC). Scientific/Technical Researcher. Initial appointment is through June 30, 1998 with a possibility of annual extensions. Responsibilities include completing scientific and technical client projects and assisting with business research. Applicants must have a bachelor's degree in engineering, chemistry, or physics; a minimum of two years' related work experience; a thorough working knowledge of Dialog and/or STN online databases, Internet research, Windows 95/NT, and Microsoft Office; and excellent interpersonal communication, organizational, and problem-solving skills. Minimum starting salary of $29,500. Some travel may be required. Application deadline is November 12. Anticipated start date is December 1. Send resume and list of three references to Wanda Barker, VTIC, P.O. Box 10159, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0159.