Mechanical Engineering: The department of mechanical engineering at New Mexico State University (NMSU), a Carnegie Research I university, has several faculty vacancies. Applications are invited in the areas of solid mechanics, thermal sciences (design of thermal systems), control and dynamics, computational heat transfer and fluid mechanics, and manufacturing. Experience with modern computational tools and/or experimental methods is highly desirable. These appointments are tenure track and will be at the rank of Assistant Professor. A Ph.D. in mechanical engineering or a closely related field is required. Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, a one- to- two-page statement of research interests, copies of not more than three publications, and the names, addresses, telephone numbers of at least three references; and information regarding eligibility for employment in the U.S. Applicants may submit records of accomplishments other than journal papers. Review of applications will begin on August 1, 2000 and the search will continue until all positions are filled. Send application to: Search Chair, Department of Mechanical Engineering, New Mexico State University, Box 30001, Dept. 340, Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001. NMSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women and members of minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Mechanical Engineering: The Department of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Manufacturing Engineering at Polytechnic University is seeking to add one tenure-track faculty member by the Fall 2001 semester at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. The subject areas of interest are Controls and Robotics, with preference given to an experimentalist. Desire to build a significant research base and to teach is essential, as is interest in laboratory development. Salary and benefits are competitive. Significant start-up funds for establishing a research program are available to new faculty. Polytechnic, previously known as Brooklyn Poly, is a private, Ph.D.- granting, technological university with well-established programs in Brooklyn, Long Island, and Westchester. Information is available at http://www.poly.edu. Send applications, including a resume with a list of four references and a teaching and research plan, to Human Resources, Mechanical Engineering Faculty Search, Polytechnic University, 6 MetroTech Center, Brooklyn, NY 11201.

Mechanical Engineering: The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Tennessee Technological University is accepting applications for two tenure-track, assistant and assistant/ associate professor positions in mechanical systems. The expected starting date is August 1, 2001. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by January 15, 2001. The application pool will remain open until the position is filled. For complete information, visit http://www2.tntech.edu/me/ or contact the department at (931) 372-3254 (phone), or (931) 372-6340 (fax). AA/EEO.

Mechanical Engineering: The Department of Mechanical Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin anticipates filling one or more tenure-track positions at the level of Assistant Professor. One position is in Thermal and Fluid Systems while the second is in Mechanical Systems and Design. Thermal-fluids applicants must specialize in microscale thermal-fluid sciences. Mechanical Systems applicants must specialize in one or more of the following areas: acoustics, complex decision making, rapid prototyping, intelligent control, manufacturing processes, mechatronics, microelectro-mechanical systems, microscale systems, precision machines, sensors and actuators, or systems modeling. Candidates must possess a doctoral degree (or have all degree requirements substantially complete) in an appropriate field. The successful candidates are expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, develop a research program, collaborate with other faculty, and be involved in service to the University and the profession. The successful candidates must provide documents, including proper visa if applicable, proving eligibility to work in the U.S. Applicants should submit a resume, names of three professional references, and a statement of career interests and objectives. Examples of teaching, research, and funding strategies should be part of this statement. Applications should be received by January 15, 2001. Material should be sent to Chair of Mechanical Engineering (re: Faculty Recruitment), University of Texas at Austin, ETC 5.160, Austin, TX 78712-1063. The University of Texas at Austin is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are especially invited to apply.

Mechanical Engineering: Thermal Fluid Sciences with interests in Materials Processing and Manufacturing - The Department of Mechanical Engineering of Tufts University invites applications for a full-time, tenure track faculty appointment commencing in the 2000-2001 academic year in the area of thermal-fluid sciences with interests in materials processing and manufacturing. The faculty rank will be at the Assistant Professor level. An earned doctorate in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related discipline is required. Teaching and industrial experience are both highly desirable. The successful applicant will be expected to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses and conduct active scholarship including participation in the department's research programs in thermal manufacturing, which include materials processing, scanned thermal processes, semiconductor manufacturing and rapid prototyping (see http://ase. tufts.edu/mechanical). Review of applications begins November 1, 2000 and continues until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a letter of application, educational and research plans, curriculum vitae and the names of contact information for three references to Prof. Behrouz Abedian, Search Committee Chair, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155; or via e-mail to Behrouz.Abedian@ tufts.edu. Tufts University is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty. Women and members of underrepresented groups and strongly encouraged to apply.

Mechanical Engineering: The United States Military Academy, West Point, New York, Department of Civil and Mechanical Engineering invites applications for two full-time faculty positions in mechanical or aeronautical engineering. The positions will be filled at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor rank commensurate with experience and accomplishments. The successful candidates will be principally responsible for teaching undergraduate courses in mechanical and aeronautical engineering in the Academy's ABET-accredited mechanical engineering program. Other responsibilities include scholarship, participation in professional development activities with students outside the classroom, junior faculty development, and service. The applicants must have an advanced degree (Ph.D.) in mechanical, aeronautical, or aerospace engineering. Professional registration and practical experience in engineering design are desirable. Superior communication skills and dedication to excellence in teaching are absolute requirements of this position. The applicants should have a special interest in becoming a part of this unique institution. For more information about the U. S. Military Academy, visit our web site at www.usma.edu . Applications will be accepted through February 15, 2001. These positions are not restricted to U.S. Citizens, but non-citizens cannot be hired if qualified U.S. citizens are available. The successful candidates will receive a three-year renewable appointment. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. To receive full consideration send curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and a DD214 (if claiming veterans preference) to: COL (Dr.) Wayne E. Whiteman, Mechanical Engineering Search Committee, Department of Civil and Mechanical Engineering, Bldg. 752, U.S. Military Academy, West Point, NY 10996. The U.S. Military Academy is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Mechanical Engineering: The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Vanderbilt University has a vacancy for an Assistant Professor or Associate Professor beginning Fall 2001. A distinguished academic record is required. The Department has a number of areas of active research. (For more information see our Web site: http://frontweb.vuse.vanderbilt.edu/vuse_web/). We are currently seeking to further develop centers of research excellence in the department and are particularly interested in candidates in emerging areas in fluid dynamics, combustion, and heat transfer. Candidates should have expertise and research interests that are complementary and synergistic with existing research areas in the department. The successful candidate will be expected to teach in both the undergraduate (B.E.) and graduate (M.S. and Ph.D.) programs and make a significant contribution to the Department's research activities. The candidate should be equally interested in fundamental problems and engineering applications. He/she should possess excellent communication skills, a spirit for teamwork, and a clear commitment to building a strong research program. A marked interest in and talent for teaching is a necessity. Applications consisting of a cover letter, a complete curriculum vita, statements on research and teaching goals, planned approach to funding agencies, and the addresses of four references should be sent to Professor R. W. Pitz, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Vanderbilt University, 2301 Vanderbilt Place, VU Station B 351592, Nashville, TN 37235-1592. Vanderbilt University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering: The School of Engineering and Applied Science of The George Washington University is seeking qualified applicants for 2 tenure track positions. These positions are at the Assistant Professor level. They will be available beginning of the fall semester, 2001. Candidates are sought in the following areas: 1. One position in Aerospace Engineering. The successful applicant will have degrees in Aerospace Engineering with expertise in at least one area applicable to other mechanical engineering disciplines. This person will be expected to assume a major teaching role in our undergraduate option in Aerospace Engineering and also to teach graduate Aeronautics/Astronautics courses. 2. One position in Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Sciences. The successful applicant will have degrees in Mechanical Engineering and will be expected to teach both undergraduate and graduate Mechanical Engineering courses in the Fluid and Thermal science areas. Both positions require Doctoral degrees, and candidates will be required to exhibit evidence of strong research potential and a commitment to teaching both at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The George Washington University is located in the heart of Washington D.C. The MAE department currently has 13 full some faculty, including those at our Joint Institute for Advancement of Flight Sciences at NASA Langley Research Center. The department maintains and active and growing research agenda in a number of mechanical and aerospace subject areas. Our location is close to numerous government agencies responsible for supporting engineering research and provides exceptional opportunities for research funding. New MAE faculty will be expected to establish new research programs as early in their career as possible. Candidates are asked to provide curriculum vitae, a summary of current research, and the names of at least 3 references. These should be sent to: Chair, MAE Search Committee Philips Hall, Suite T739 The George Washington University Washington D.C. 20052 GW is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Mechanical Engineering: The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Widener University invites applications for a tenure track, assistant professor position in the area of mechanical system design. The successful candidate must have an earned Ph.D. in mechanical engineering; exhibit a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching; have a commitment to develop externally funded research and development; and have an interest in undergraduate laboratory development in the areas of kinematics, dynamics, vibrations, design of machine elements, instrumentation, and controls. A specialization in solid mechanics, engineering materials, vibrations, and/or CAD/CAM is preferred. The ability to work with other faculty, a personal commitment to the education of each and every student, and significant experience in a mechanical systems laboratory setting are also required. Preference will be given to applicants capable of assuming a leadership role in expanding the department's research and collaborative activities with industry. Written and verbal proficiency in English is essential. As an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, Widener University welcomes applications from minorities and women. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should send a resume, a statement of teaching and research interests, and a list of at least three references to: Dr. Anastas Lazaridis, Professor and Chairman, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Widener University, One University Place, Chester, PA 19013.

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering: The Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department at San Jose State University invites applications for two (2) tenure-track faculty positions in thermal sciences, one Assistant Professor position and one Associate or Full Professor position. Applicants should have an academic background in thermal systems analysis and design, thermodynamics, heat transfer, and energy systems. Familiarity with and interest in the thermal applications generic to modern electronic systems is desirable. The more senior position is to be filled by someone with extensive experience and demonstrated ability for taking a leadership role in the department in the thermal sciences area, including laboratory development, curriculum reform, and developing relationships with industry. Both positions require candidates interested in and qualified for providing students "hands-on" engineering education. Each position requires excellent communication skills, an aptitude for teamwork, a Ph.D. or equivalent in mechanical engineering, and US citizenship or permanent residency. Providing quality education is a first priority for College of Engineering and MAE Department faculty. In addition to teaching, faculty responsibilities include advising, community/professional service, and scholarship. San Jose State University is located in the heart of Silicon Valley, providing ample opportunities for interaction with the local industries. We encourage and support faculty diversity. The College's 65 full-time faculty includes 23% minority/women faculty, and a woman chair of 1 of the 5 engineering departments. Applicants should send a current curriculum vita, proof of citizenship, names and addresses of three references, and 1-page statements of teaching and research interests to: Chair, Faculty Search Committee Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, San Jose State University, One Washington Square, San Jose CA 95192-0087. See http://www.engr.sjsu.edu/mech . Review of applications will begin in October 2000 and will continue until the positions are filled. We especially encourage women and members of under-represented minorities in engineering to apply. SJSU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering: The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of Virginia invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position starting September, 2001, or earlier, for a person with a background in solid mechanics and/or biomechanics. The position is at the Assistant Professor level, however, consideration will be given to exceptional candidates at the Associate Professor level. Duties include teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels, initiating funded research, and supervising graduate student research. The department has an internationally recognized computational and experimental research program in injury/impact biomechanics, with an extensive Automobile Safety Laboratory with strong connections to Biomedical Engineering and the Medical School. A Ph.D. is required for the position. Women and ethnic minorities are encouraged to apply. The Department has approximately 300 undergraduate students, 80 graduate students, and 26 faculty. The School of Engineering and Applied Science has a strong commitment to both teaching and scholarly research. Preference will be given to applications received before January 15, 2001. Send a resume and the names and telephone numbers of four references to Professor John G. Thacker, Search Committee Chair, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, P.O. Box 400746, Charlottesville, VA 22904-4746. The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering: The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for full-time tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level. Candidates are sought with research specialties in all branches of meso- to nano-scale engineering including surface engineering and micro-tribology, design/modeling, molecular dynamics, manufacturing/fabrication, precision engineering, MEMS and other related fields. Senior level appointments with tenure will be considered for applicants with recognized national and international stature. Anticipated starting date is August 2001. Information about the department can be found at www.me.psu.edu. Qualifications for the positions include a doctorate in mechanical engineering or a related field, and a proven record of scholarly activities. Experience in industry or a government laboratory is desirable. Duties will include undergraduate and graduate teaching as well as internationally recognized scholarly research and publication that will advance the state of the art in our profession. Candidates will have the opportunity to affiliate with the Penn State Materials Research Institute which offers state-of-the-art facilities and an environment for interdisciplinary programs (www.mri.psu.edu) . Screening of applications will begin on January 1, 2001. Applications will be considered until the positions are filled. Please send a full curriculum vitae, a one page statement of professional interests, and the names and addresses of four references to: Eric Marsh, Search Committee Chair, Dept. of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, 326 Reber Building, University Park, PA 16802; (814) 865-5242; e-mail: erm7@psu.edu . Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Penn State is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.

Professor and Head Department of Mechanical Engineering: Applications and nominations are sought for the position of Professor and Head, Department of Mechanical Engineering at Colorado State University. A doctoral degree in mechanical engineering or related discipline is required. A successful candidate must have a record of research, teaching and service experience sufficient to justify appointment at the rank of Professor of Mechanical Engineering. Also required are strong interpersonal skills, a commitment to diversity an demonstrated ability to be an effective leader of an academic department within a Carnegie Doctoral/Research University - Extensive University. Candidates are expected to be familiar with ABET and associated curricular issues, supportive of interdisciplinary research and education, and have a clear vision of the future of Mechanical Engineering education in the context of a Land Grant University. The Department has 18 faculty members, 125 MS and PhD students, and is interested in growing the graduate program. The Department's undergraduate enrollment is currently 480. The Department's innovative approach to undergraduate education includes a two-semester capstone design course and demonstrated success in several international design competitions. The Department supports internationally recognized programs of research in a number of areas including engines and energy conversion, solar energy applications, materials science, composite materials and manufacturing, space propulsion, computer-aided design, industrial engineering and engineering management. Biomedical engineering and combustion are emerging areas of strength in the Department. The Department occupies a recently renovated engineering building, containing new instructional laboratory facilities. More information is available on the departmental World Wide Web page at http://www.engr.colostate.edu/depts/me/index.html. Interested applicants are requested to submit a letter of application, a resume, the names and addresses of four references and a statement describing the applicant's vision of the future of Mechanical Engineering education at Colorado State University. Applications or nominations should be submitted to: Dr. Susan P. James, Chair MEDH Search Committee, Department of Mechanical Engineering Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523-1374. Phone 970-491-6559/ fax: 970-491-3827. Review of the applications will begin December 15, 2000 and will continue until the position is filled. Colorado State University is an EEO/AA employer. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in Room 100, Student Services. In order to assist Colorado State University in meeting its affirmative action responsibilities, ethnic minorities, women and other protected class members are encouraged to apply and to so identify themselves.

Software Engineering: Penn State Great Valley- The Division of Engineering and Information Science is seeking qualified applicants for several tenure-track or fixed-term multi-year appointments. Qualifications include a Ph.D. in Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, or closely related field. Rank open, depending upon academic experience and research. Industrial experience is highly valued. The Penn State Great Valley School of Professional Graduate Studies (www.gv.psu.edu) is a Graduate campus of The Pennsylvania State University. Located within the Philadelphia metropolitan area, the school enjoys a central location in a corporate center in a rapidly growing technical corridor. Penn State offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience, in addition to a comprehensive benefit package. For confidential consideration, submit letter of application, current CV, research/publication history and three references to Dr. Robert Hartman, SWE Search Committee, Pos #: A-7518, Penn State Great Valley, Malvern, PA 19355. Application Deadline: May 31, 2001 or until all positions have been filled. AA/EOE.

Space Studies: Asst/Assoc/ Full Professor-University of North Dakota- The Department of Space Studies seeks a professor in Space Systems Engineering or Space Business to begin January 2001. Consideration also will be given to applicants from related fields such as space policy, technology or science. Academic rank is open for this tenure-track position. A Ph.D. is required as well as associated experience applicable to space studies. Ongoing contact with the space community and teaching experience is desirable. Duties include teaching graduate and undergraduate courses on campus and through distance learning technologies, research, advising students, and providing University/community service. Space Studies is a strongly interdisciplinary program featuring an M.S. degree and an undergraduate minor. A Ph.D. program is planned to start in 2002. This new faculty position will enhance or complement the department's current emphasis in space law, space policy, space history, space medicine, planetary science, remote sensing, and Earth system science. The department is the lead institution in North Dakota's NASA Space Grant consortium. Additional information about the department is at http://www.space.edu. This is a 12-month appointment. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. The position will remain open until filled. UND is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Send a brief letter of application, curriculum vitae, publications list, names and contact information for three references, and a description of courses and research interests to: Dr. Charles Wood, Chair, Dept. of Space Studies, University of North Dakota, PO Box 9008, Grand Forks, ND 58202-9008; or e-mail: wood@space.edu.

Structural Engineering: The Department of Civil and Coastal Engineering at the University of Florida invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Structural Engineering. The position is for Spring 2001 at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. Applicants must have an earned doctorate in Civil Engineering with an emphasis in Structural Engineering. Preferred areas of interest and expertise in reinforced and prestressed concrete. Preference will be given to applicants with some practical experience and who are either Registered Professional Engineers or who can become registered. Dedication to excellence in undergraduate, graduate teaching, research, service, and evidence of scholarly achievements are required. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate course, advise undergraduate students, supervise graduate students, initiate and maintain sponsored research programs, also engage in service activities and interact with Department faculty in other areas such as Geotechnical, Materials, etc.. The salary and benefit packages is competitive. The postmarked deadline for applications is January 31, 2001. Please send complete resume and three letters of recommendations to Dr. Ronald A. Cook. P.E. Associate Professor (Chairman of the Search Committee), Department of Civil and Coastal Engineering, University of Florida, P.O. Box 116580, Gainesville, FL 32611-6580. E-mail inquiries can be sent to rcook@ce.ufl.edu . The University of Florida is a member of the American Association of Universities (AAU) and is a state-supported institution. The department welcomes qualified minority and woman candidates to apply for this position. The University of Florida is an affirmative action equal opportunity employer.

Tenure Track Faculty Positions In The Department of Systems Science and Industrial Engineering Binghamton University Binghamton, New York: The Thomas J, Watson School of Engineering and Applied Science invites applications for tenure track positions in the Department of Systems Science and Industrial Engineering. The appointments are at the Assistant Professor level, will begin in the fall 2001 and are contingent upon final approval of the administration. Candidates must hold an earned Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Systems Engineering, or a closely related field. Candidates are expected to demonstrate excellence in university teaching at the graduate and undergraduate level, direct graduate students research and projects, and establish a strong funded research program. The research credentials and interests should be in the areas of electronics manufacturing and systems engineering. Send nominations or applications including a resume and the names of three references to Professor C. R. Emerson, Chairman, Department of Systems Science and Industrial Engineering, Thomas J. Watson School of Engineering and Applied Science , Binghamton University, Binghamton New York 13902-6000. Applications received by February 16th, 2001 will receive first consideration. The State University of New York at Binghamton – Binghamton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

The University of Michigan Department of Industrial and Operations Engineering Faculty Positions: The Department of Industrial and Operations Engineering at the University of Michigan invites applications for tenure track faculty positions (rank open) beginning September, 2001. Candidates must demonstrate research excellence and evidence of teaching potential in any one or more of the areas of the Department (http://ioe.engin.umich.edu/facresint.html ), with particular emphasis in supply chain (distribution/logistics, IS/ e-commerce), enterprise systems, quality engineering, cognitive and behavioral aspects of work systems, health care delivery systems, and applications of information technology in all areas. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or be Ph.D. candidates close to completion. Experience related to manufacturing or service operations and the ability to teach a wide range of courses in operations and information systems is desirable. We strongly encourage women and minorities to apply. In addition to a current C.V., respondents should provide a one page summary statement describing qualifications for this position and career teaching and research plans. To ensure consideration, applications must be received by January 31, 2001, but applications will continue to be accepted until the positions are filled. Send inquiries and responses to: Professor Lawrence M. Seiford, Chair Department of Industrial and Operations Engineering University of Michigan 1205 Beal Avenue Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2117 The University of Michigan is a non-discriminatory, affirmative action employer.

University of Wisconsin-Platteville: The University of Wisconsin-Platteville invites applications for three tenure-track Assistant Professor appointments to begin August 2001. UW-Platteville a comprehensive university within the University of Wisconsin System. Approximately 1500 of UW-Platteville's 5100 students are pursuing undergraduate degrees in seven engineering programs. Industrial Engineering UW-Platteville's ABET accredited Industrial Engineering Program seeks an Assistant Professor whose primary responsibilities will be teaching undergraduate courses including operations analysis, engineering management, and operations research. Applicants must have at least one year of relevant experience, excellent communication skills, and a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching. Educational background must include B.S. and Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering or a closely related field with at least one degree in Industrial Engineering. A complete application includes: letter highlighting area of expertise and teaching philosophy; current vita; and contact information for three references. Send applications, postmarked no later than January 1, 2001, to: Dr. Kurt C. Rolle, Chair Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (IE Position) University of Wisconsin-Platteville 1 University Plaza Platteville, WI 53818 Electrical and Software Engineering (Two positions) UW-Platteville's Department of Electrical and Software Engineering seeks two Assistant Professors with strong commitment to undergraduate engineering education and excellent communication skills. Professional development work is expected. A Ph.D. in electrical engineering or a related field is required. The first position is specifically in the controls area and the second position is specifically in the digital area of electrical engineering; expertise and/or teaching experience in controls or in digital systems, respectively, is required. The ideal candidate for the digital position will also be able to teach courses in software engineering. Other responsibilities for both positions include course curriculum development, undergraduate student advising, serving as an advisor to student organizations, and serving on department/college/university committees. Complete position descriptions may be viewed at http://vms.www.uwplatt.edu/~pers The review of applications will begin January 15, 2001 and continue until positions are filled. Please send résumé and the names/addresses/e-mail/telephone numbers of three references to: D. E. Ellestad, Chair (Interim) Department of Electrical and Software Engineering University of Wisconsin-Platteville 1 University Plaza Platteville, WI 53818 The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. In compliance with relevant federal and state civil rights legislation, the university does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, creed, color, handicap, sex, sexual orientation, developmental disability, national origin, ancestry, marital status, arrest record, or conviction record. The names of applicants who have not requested in writing that their identity be kept confidential, and of all finalists will be released upon request.

Villanova University Dean of the College of Engineering: Villanova University invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean of the College of Engineering. University and College. Villanova is a Catholic University sponsored by the Augustinian order. Located on a beautiful 240 acre campus in the western Philadelphia suburbs, Villanova's five colleges and schools enroll 10,000 students and offer a wide range of undergraduate and masters degree programs and one doctoral program. Villanova is recognized as one of the nation's leading comprehensive universities. The College of Engineering, housed in four buildings including the new Center for Engineering Education and Research, consists of 900 students with a full-time faculty of 60 members. Among the top non-doctorate granting schools of engineering, the College offers five bachelor's and seven master's degrees in the Departments of Mechanical, Civil and Environmental, Chemical, and Electrical and Computer Engineering. The College is home to the Center for Advanced Communication and the Institute for Environmental Engineering Research. Responsibilities. The Dean provides overall academic and administrative leadership for the College. Responsibilities include but are not limited to strategic planning; faculty and staff recruitment, retention, development, and advancement; oversight of undergraduate and graduate programs; budget development and supervision; fostering relations with industry, government, and alumni; service on University-wide committees; and general management of the College. Qualifications. Earned doctorate in engineering or closely related discipline; understanding of engineering education and the profession; a record of teaching, scholarship, and administration adequate for appointment at the rank of full professor; successful experience dealing with industry and government funding agencies; the ability to foster faculty development in teaching and scholarly research; excellent interpersonal and communication skills; strategic planning abilities; and an understanding of, commitment to, and ability to foster the University's mission and its Catholic- Augustinian character. Send letter of application, CV, and names and postal/email addresses of at least three references to Dr. John R. Johannes, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Villanova University, Villanova, PA 19085 (John.Johannes@Villanova.edu). Review of applications begins December 1 and continues until the position is filled. Please consult the University's and College's web site at: www.engineering.villanova.edu. Villanova is an EEO /AA employer.

Management Positions

Associate Dean, College of Engineering: The University of Hawaii at Manoa invites applications and nominations for Associate Dean of the college of Engineering (http://www.eng. hawaii.edu/). Responsibilities: The Associate Dean reports directly to the Dean. Major responsibilities include support of faculty activities in research, graduate studies and the operation of research centers; and the development/administration of industrial affiliates and fund-raising programs. Identifies, plans, coordinates and facilitates federal, state and private research support, including proposals, budgets, matching funds, negotiations with collaborators from industry or other universities. Coordinates and plans the industrial affiliates program, faculty chair positions, industrial graduate fellowships. Conducts program analyses including review of curricula, evaluation of graduate degree requirements and coordination of program changes. Develops and coordinates distance learning programs for the College. Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. or equivalent scholarly achievement in the field of engineering; distinguished record of teaching, research, and service at a university/college level; demonstrated skills in extramural and private donor fund raising; service to engineering at regional and national or international levels; and prior administrative experience. Desirable Qualifications: Prior experience as an associate dean, chairman or equivalent administrative level; commitment to faculty development; knowledge of new and emerging technologies; excellent communication skills; and commitment to cultural diversity. Application Procedure: Applications should include a letter specifying how the candidate fulfills the minimum and any additional qualifications for the position, a curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses, and telephone and facsimile numbers of five references. The application should be addressed to Chair, College of Engineering Associate Dean Search Committee, College of Engineering, University of Hawai'i at Manoa, 2540 Dole Street, Holmes Hall 240, Honolulu, Hawai'i 96822. Review of applications will begin February 1, 2001 and will continue until a successful candidate is appointed. The successful candidate is expected to occupy the position by July 2001. Salary: Competitive and commensurate with experience. The University of Hawai'i is a Land Grant, Sea Grant, and Space Grant Institution. The University of Hawai'i is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Associate Dean, School of Engineering: Jackson State University in Jackson, Mississippi invites applications and nominations for the position of Associate Dean of the School of Engineering. The School, which accepted its first class in Fall '00, offers undergraduate programs leading to Bachelor of Science degrees in Computer Engineering, Civil Engineering, and Telecommunications Engineering. This is a twelve month position that reports to the Dean, School of Engineering. The successful applicant may assume duties as early as July 1, 2001. Responsibilities: The Associate Dean will assist the Dean with strategic planning, budgeting, and program development. The Associate Dean will be expected to provide direction to Academic Department Chairs and to supervise Staff and other employees as assigned. Other responsibilities include: graduation clearance; faculty search and screen; and employee evaluations. Qualifications: An earned doctorate in Electrical and Computer Engineering or closely related area with successful leadership experience in academic administration, curriculum development, and management; evidence of scholarly achievement sufficient to justify appointment at the Associate Professor or Professor level; and experience with ABET accreditation criteria and a record of success in securing external funding and managing funded projects. Salary: The University offers competitive salaries with excellent fringe benefits. About the University: Jackson State University is a state supported institution and the designated urban institution of the State of Mississippi. The University is located in the capital city which is the major metropolitan area of the State. The University has a diverse student body of 6,300. Ninety-two comprehensive degree programs from the baccalaureate through the doctorate are delivered through six academic schools - Allied Health Sciences, Business Education, Liberal Arts, Science and Technology, and Social Work. For additional information about Jackson State University, please visit our web site: http://ccaix.jsums.edu. To Apply: Application packet should include a letter of interest outlining qualifications, resume, and the names, addressees, and telephone numbers of five professional references. Send nominations and applications to the following address: Associate Dean Search, School of Engineering, Jackson State University, P.O. Box 17249, Jackson, Mississippi 39217; (601) 979-4043; fax (601) 979-4045. Review of applications will begin on March 15, 2001, and continue until the position is filled. Jackson State University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

more opportunites