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Develop and edit materials for tutorials, online courses, documentation, and demonstrations for mathematical and engineering software products. Create CD and Web content for math and engineering students and professionals. Requirements: BA/BS in a technical field and 2-3 years experience in mathematical, engineering, or technical writing/editing. Knowledge of Mathcad, mathematical software, Framemaker, Robohelp, HTML and Web authoring tools a plus. Teaching experience in a related field is a strong plus. We are also looking for contract authors and reviewers. Send resumes to HRD, MathSoft, Inc., 101 Main Street, Cambridge MA 02142.
 

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Engineering Teaching Fellows:
The University of Georgia currently has openings for Engineering Teaching Fellows. The Fellows' primary responsibilities will be in teaching undergraduate engineering courses. Approximately 30% of the successful candidate's appointment will be devoted to scholarship and professional development. All candidates with a doctoral degree in engineering will be considered, however the most pressing current needs are for Fellows with backgrounds in Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering. For info see www.engr.uga.edu/dept/positions/engr.teaching.fellows.html or contact Dr. E. Dale Threadgill, Biological & Agricultural Engineering Dept., Driftmier Engineering Center, Athens, GA 30602-4435; (706) 542-1653,
e-mail: tgill@engr.uga.edu. Applications received by October 15, 2000 are assured of consideration. An EO/AA institution.
 

FACULTY POSITIONS

Aeronautical/Aerospace Controls:
The Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering at UC Davis invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the area of aeronautical/aerospace control systems. The position is at the assistant professor level. Applicants for this position must have the potential for developing a leading research and teaching program in the area of aeronautical/aerospace control system analysis and design. Candidates with interests and backgrounds in the human-machine aspects of aeronautical/aerospace controls are especially encouraged to apply. The candidate should have an earned doctorate degree in aeronautical/aerospace engineering, mechanical engineering, or a related discipline. Interested applicants should send a detailed resume, including the names of three references, to: Professor Bahram Ravani, Chair, Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering, University of California, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616-5294. For full consideration, applications should be received on or before December 15, 2000. UC Davis is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Chemical Engineering:
The Department of Chemical Engineering at Clarkson University invites applications for tenure-track positions available immediately. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. For exceptional candidates, an endowed chair could be available. The Department seeks individuals who possess an outstanding academic record and have a demonstrated commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, and are capable of establishing a strong international reputation for their research program. Applicants should possess a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering or a closely related field. The Department has a substantial undergraduate program and a strong graduate program. Our present strengths are in materials processing, transport phenomena, computer-aided process engineering, and chemical reaction engineering. Teaching loads are moderate. The Department is fully committed to supporting new faculty members in their efforts to establish a strong research program. This includes providing funds for equipment and the assignment of graduate teaching assistants supported by the Department Extensive computing resources are available on campus. The Department is located in a new building equipped with modern research facilities. Clarkson University is located in a pleasant college town of 10,000, near mountain and river recreation areas, and within driving distance of the Canadian cities of Ottawa and Montreal. Clarkson is a private coeducational university with approximately 2,500 undergraduate students and 300 graduate students with programs in science, engineering, management and liberal studies. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. Send letter of application, resume, statement of research plans, copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, a set of representative publications and a list of 4 references to: Ross Taylor, Chair, Department of Chemical Engineering, Clarkson University, Potsdam, New York 13699-5705. Clarkson University is a AA/EOE. POS #12-13-00.

Civil Engineering:
The Department of Civil Engineering at Rice University invites applications for one or possibly two tenure-track faculty positions at the assistant professor level in the area of risk and reliability of structural systems and computational mechanics beginning Fall 2001 or earlier. Applicants with exceptional qualifications may be considered at the associate professor level. Candidates for the positions must have an undergraduate degree in engineering and a doctoral degree with research emphasis in the above specialization areas. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to participate in a growing research team working in the leading edge areas of structural engineering and will have access to state-of-the-art computational and laboratory facilities. Qualifications include a demonstrated potential for excellence in both teaching and research. Superior communication and interpersonal skills, and ability to inspire and motivate students are desirable attributes. Professional registration or the ability to obtain professional registration is preferred. Candidates will be expected to establish and maintain a productive, externally funded research program and to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in civil engineering. Preference will be given to candidates with a strong potential for developing inter-disciplinary and inter-departmental research. The George R. Brown School of Engineering offers outstanding opportunities for interdisciplinary research in the areas of dynamics and control, information technology, biomedical engineering, computational engineering, and optimization. Review of applications will begin January 1, 2001 and will continue until the positions are filled. Applicants should submit a statement of teaching and research interests and goals, a detailed curriculum vitae, and names of three references to: Dr. Ahmad J. Durrani, Chair of Civil Engineering Department, P.O. Box 1892, MS 318, Rice University, Houston, Texas 77251. For current faculty expertise and other information, please visit the departmental Web site at
www.civil.rice.edu. Qualified women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Rice University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Computer Engineering:
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering invites applications for several tenure track and tenured faculty positions in, but not limited to, the areas of bioengineering including biomedical sensors and implantable devices, bioMEMS, bioinformatics; communications; computational science and engineering; computer engineering; decision and control; femtosecond laser spectroscopy; optical devices and systems; photonics, plasma material and semiconductor processing; semiconductor devices and systems integration; digital signal and image processing; mixed-signal and RF integrated circuits; and high-level VLSI systems and SOC design. Applications are strongly encouraged from candidates whose research programs are in nontraditional and interdisciplinary areas of electrical and computer engineering, including areas in information technology, biotechnology and nanotechnology and whose instructional programs will bring innovation to the curriculum. With strong support from the State of Illinois and industrial partners, our department is engaged in exciting new and expanding programs for research, education and economic development. Applicants for tenure track positions at the assistant professor level must have an earned Ph.D., outstanding academic credentials, and an outstanding ability to teach effectively at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Successful candidates will be expected to initiate and carry out independent research and to perform academic duties associated with our B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. programs. Senior level appointments with tenure are available for persons of international stature. The department has one of the leading programs in the United States granting approximately 350 B.S. degrees, 100 M.S. degrees and 60 Ph.D. degrees annually. Research is conducted in acoustics; bioengineering; communications; all areas of computer engineering; computational science and engineering; computer vision and robotics; control; electromagnetics and computational electromagnetics; RF; analog and digital integrated circuits; laser and electro-optics; lightwave systems; magnetic resonance engineering; microelectromechanical systems; nanostructures; plasma processing; power systems and power electronics; remote sensing and propagation; signal, speech and image processing and VLSI CAD. In order to ensure full consideration by the Search Committee, applications should be received by January 15, 2001. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications. Preferred starting date is August 21, 2001, but is negotiable. Send resume with names and addresses of at least three references, a list of publications and a brief summary of your proposed research and teaching programs to: Dr. Sung-Mo (Steve) Kang, Head, Electrical and Computer Engineering, 1406 West Green Street, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61801. Telephone (217) 244-0968. More information can be found at
http://www.ece.uiuc.edu . The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Computer Engineering:
Teaching Overseas - The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the American University of Beirut (AUB) in Beirut, Lebanon, has openings for the academic year 2001-2002, including continuing appointments beginning October 2001 and visiting positions, of duration from one semester to two years, beginning October 2001 or February 2002. The openings are in Computer Engineering preferably at the Assistant Professor level. Applicants must have Ph.D. Professional/industrial experience and/or teaching experience at the graduate or undergraduate level is desirable. Applicants must be able to show evidence of an active research data. Salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications. Applications must include a letter of interest, a complete curriculum vita, and the names and addresses of three professional references. Complete applications should be sent by air mail to ensure arrival before January 31, 2001, and must be addressed to the Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Architecture, American University of Beirut, Lebanon, with copy to American University of Beirut, Personnel Services, 850 Third Avenue, 18th Floor, New York, NY 10022. The American University of Beirut is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. AUB's home page is at:
http://www.aub.edu.lb.

Construction Management Technology:
The School of Engineering Technology at the University of Maine invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor faculty position in Construction Management Technology starting January 1, 2001. Rank and salary at time of appointment will be dependent upon experience and qualifications. Candidate must have a Master s Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or a closely related discipline; a minimum of three years of professional experience in building construction contracting; and excellent interpersonal skills. Registration as a licensed professional engineer is required for associate professor and promotion and tenure. Teaching experience is desirable. Specific fields of interest and experience must include detailed cost estimating, scheduling, computer-based estimating and scheduling, and construction management. Experience with construction drawing, computer aided drafting, and electrical/mechanical systems for buildings are desirable. Applicant should be prepared to teach courses at all levels in a curriculum leading to a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management Technology. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2000, however, applications will be accepted until position is filled. The CMT program is accredited by TAC of ABET. Send resume with names and addresses of three references to David Dvorak, Director, School of Engineering Technology, 5711 Boardman Hall, Rm 119, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5711. The S.E.T. Web site is:
http://www.ume.maine.edu/engtech/set.htm. The University of Maine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Electrical Engineering:
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at California State University, Northridge (ECE) seeks applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor level effective Fall 2001. Applicants must have a Ph.D., by the date of appointment, in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or a closely related field. Industrial Experience is desirable. Candidates should have excellent communication skills and a strong commitment to teaching and scholarship. Duties include teaching a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses and labs in computer engineering as well as other offerings within the department. California State University, Northridge is located in an urban setting 25 miles north of downtown Los Angeles, adjacent to high tech and entertainment industries. Applicants should send a letter of application with statement of teaching and research interest and should arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to: Chairman, ECE Department Search Committee, California State University, Northridge, 18111 Nordhoff St., Northridge, CA 91330-8346. Review of applications will begin on November 6, 2000, with preference given to applications received by February 4, 2001. CSUN is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Title IX Employer.

Electrical Engineering:
Grand Valley State University - Padnos School of Engineering - electrical engineering tenure track position available to support a rapidly growing ABET accredited undergraduate program. Background desired in one or more of the following: industrial electronics, power distribution, analog design, or antennas & wireless communications. Ph.D. (or pending) in Electrical Engineering (or related field), teaching and industrial experience preferred. Professional licensure, the ability to teach supporting courses and interest in curriculum development desired. A focus on quality teaching is foremost at GVSU. West Michigan has an extensive manufacturing employer base. Building upon this, the undergraduate program includes integrated co-op education involving frequent interaction between faculty and local industry. Application review will being October-November 2000 and continue until the position is filled. Send a letter of application, curriculum vita, and three references with e-mail addresses to: Chair, Electrical Engineering Search Committee, Padnos School of Engineering, GVSU, 301 W. Fulton, Grand Rapids, MI 49504.
http://engineer.gvsu.edu EOE/AA/ADA.

Engineering:
Assistant Professor: Full-time, tenure-track position in the area(s) of Power Electronics and Feedback Control. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor of Science and Master's degree in Electrical Engineering. Four (4) years of current relevant industrial experience and excellent written and oral communication skills. Preferred Qualifications: Teaching experience at the college level, demonstrated computer skills, proficiency with scientific and engineering software packages. Professional Engineers (PE) license, Ph.D. in Engineering. Responsibilities: The successful candidates' primary responsibility will be teaching courses in (1) Power Electronics Circuitry and (2) Feedback Control Systems Design and Analysis Methods. Course material emphasizes the physical component design with computer concepts and design supporting the physical system design. Responsibilities include development of laboratory assignments and projects in support of course material. Teaching other related department courses and participation in the department's general activities. Rank: Assistant Professor. Salary: Commensurate with qualifications. Starting Date: As soon as possible. Engineering Technology - Cleveland State University: CSU is a large, public comprehensive urban university, serving Cleveland and the Northeast Ohio region. The Engineering Technology Department (one of six departments in the Fenn College of Engineering) has two upper division 2+2 programs (Electronic and Mechanical). Opportunities for applied research and partnerships may exist with the following companies: NASA Glenn Research Center, Rockwell Automation, Reliance Electric, Packard Electric, General Motors, BFGoodrich, Parker Hannifin Corporation, Keithly Instruments and LTV Steel. Contact: Interested individuals are requested to send a letter of interest and a resume, as soon as possible. Please include full name, address and phone number(s) of at least three (3) references to: Professor Donald F. Zeller, Chairman of Engineering Technology Search Committee, Department of Engineering Technology, Cleveland State University, 1960 E. 24th St., Stilwell Hall 427, Cleveland, OH 44115. Position is open until filled. Cleveland State University is an AA/EOE committed to nondiscrimination. M/F/D/V encouraged.

Industrial Engineering:
The Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, College of Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for full-time tenure-track positions at the Assistant, Associate and Full Professor levels. Senior level appointments with tenure will be considered for a person of recognized national and international stature. Candidates are sought in all areas of mechanical and industrial engineering with preference given to candidates with specific interests in: bioengineering ­ including bioinformatics, biomechanics, biomaterials, transport phenomena, and tissue mechanics; dynamics ­ including nonlinear dynamics, experimental dynamics, modal analysis and system identification, and computational dynamics; manufacturing systems and operations management ­ including manufacturing process planning, manufacturing systems control, supply-chain management, distribution logistics, and industrial information technology; and non-continuum, quantum and discrete mechanics ­ including mechanical engineering phenomena associated with small length and time scales and quantum effects. Requirements include a Ph.D. degree and a background that enables the candidates to teach both undergraduate and graduate students. Successful candidates will be expected to establish and sustain an active research program. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by December 1, 2000; applications will be considered until the positions are filled. The proposed starting dates for the positions are May 21 or August 21, 2001 or January 5, 2002. In your cover letter please reference position #7177. Interviews may take place before the closing date; however, no decision will be made until after that time. Send an up-to-date biography with names of four references to: Professor Richard O. Buckius, Head, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; 1206 West Green Street; Urbana, IL 61801; (217) 333-1079; or see
http://www.mie.uiuc.edu The University of Illinois is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Industrial Engineering:
The University of Washington invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position. We are seeking individuals at the assistant professor rank. An appointment may be made at a higher rank depending on qualifications. The University of Washington ranks second in the nation in federal funding for research. IE has 8 faculty, 4 staff, 30 M.S. and Ph.D. students and 90 undergraduates. The Department of Industrial Engineering is committed to outstanding teaching and research in human factors and virtual environments, manufacturing systems, optimization, simulation, quality and reliability, and engineering education and assessment. While we are building strength in all areas, we seek applicants with strong qualifications in information systems, human factors or manufacturing systems. Applications should include a statement of goals, supported by resume and two articles (if available). Names and addresses of five references will also be required. Please send to: Search Committee, Industrial Engineering, University of Washington, P.O. Box 352650, Seattle, WA 98195-2650 or electronically to iesearch@u.washington.edu. Candidates must have earned a doctorate by date of appointment. The process remains open until the position is filled. The University of Washington, an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer, is building a culturally diverse faculty and actively seeks applications from female and minority candidates. For more information, see
http://depts.washington.edu/ie .

Industrial Engineering:
The University of Minnesota Duluth Industrial Engineering Department is seeking a full-time (nine-month) tenure-track assistant professor for a position in the BSIE program. Essential qualifications and experience include a Ph.D. by August 1, 2001 in industrial or mechanical engineering or closely related field; B.S. in engineering; excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to teach courses in BSIE and MSEM programs including lab component. Responsibilities include: develop curriculum and teach classes in the BSIE and MSEM programs; advise undergraduate students; initiate and develop applied research; participate in industrial outreach; and provide departmental, collegiate, and University service as appropriate. College-level teaching experience in engineering or technology and industrial experience are desired. The appointment will start August 27, 2001. Send your complete application (letter of application including a research plan and teaching philosophy, curriculum vita (resume), and contact information for three current references) to: John Voss, Chair, BSIE Search Committee, UMD Industrial Engineering, 105 VKH, 10 University Dr., Duluth, MN 55812-2496;
e-mail: jvoss1@d.umn.edu; or see http://ie.d.umn.edu. A review of complete applications will start on December 18, 2000, continuing until the position is filled. The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.

Manufacturing Engineering:
Assistant Professor Position (Recruitment Code 13011) - The Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering invites applications fro an academic year tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor level, starting Winter quarter 2001 (January 2001) or with the 2001-2002 academic year (September 2001). The Department offers a B.S. program in IE, a B.S. in Manufacturing Engineering, an M.S. in Engineering, and an M.S./MBA in Engineering Management. Currently there are over 300 students enrolled in the department. The entire department includes 15 tenured faculty members and 11 part-time faculty. For additional information, please visit the Department's Web site at http://www.ime.calpoly.edu. Applicants must have completed a doctorate in Industrial Engineering or a closely related discipline. A demonstrated ability in good written and oral use of the English language is required. Preference will be given to those with teaching expertise in two or more of the following areas: Information Systems/Technology, Simulation, Operations Research, Quality Control, Electronics Manufacturing, CAD/CAM, GD&T, manufacturing processes, Engineering Economy, Ergonomics, Production Control, Supply Chain Management, Cost Estimating and Analysis. Professional Engineer Registration prior to tenure is expected. Preference will be given to candidates with relevant research and industrial experience. Salary commensurate with professional experience and qualifications. The closing date for applications is November 30, 2000. Lecturer: (Full time Recruitment Code 13012) - The Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering invites applications for a full time lecturer position, starting the 2001-2002 academic year. Preference will be given to those with teaching expertise in two or more of the subject areas listed above. Salary commensurate with professional experience and qualifications. Applicants must have completed a Master's Degree in engineering and have at least ten years of combined experience in industry and undergraduate teaching required. A demonstrated ability in good written and oral use of the English language is required. The closing date for applications is November 30, 2000. A letter of application along with a resume referencing the recruitment code and three references should be sent to: Ms. Sema E. Alptekin, Ph.D., Professor and Chair, Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, Recruitment Code#, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407. Cal Poly is strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The University actively encourages applications and nominations of women, persons of color and members of other under represented groups. AA/EEO.

Mechanical Engineering:
Mercer University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering in the area of mechanical design and/or materials, available January, 2001. Priority will be given to individuals capable of teaching upper level mechanical engineering design courses in these areas. The successful candidate will be expected to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels as well as maintain a program of scholarship focused on support of the institution's educational mission. An earned Ph.D. in mechanical engineering or a closely related field and eligibility for professional registration are required. The School of Engineering at Mercer University offers ABET accredited undergraduate degrees as well as masters degrees in engineering with specializations in biomedical, computer, electrical, environmental, industrial, and mechanical engineering. Total undergraduate enrollment in the School of Engineering is about 450, with approximately 80 students enrolled in the mechanical engineering specialization. Mercer University is a private, Baptist affiliated university. In addition to engineering, the Macon campus of the university contains the schools of law, medicine, business, education, and liberal arts. Applicants are invited to send a resume, a statement of teaching and research interests, and a list of four references to Dr. William M. Moses, Chair, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Mercer University, 1400 Coleman Avenue, Macon, GA 31207-0001. Salary and rank will be based on the applicant's qualifications and experience. Screening of applicants will begin immediately. Applications will be received until the position is filled. Women and minority candidates are especially encouraged to apply. Mercer University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

Mechanical Engineering:
The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Colorado at Denver invites applications for an entry-level tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor level. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or a related field, and have demonstrated expertise in the thermal science area preferably with emphasis on heat transfer. The candidate will teach lecture, laboratory and design courses in the thermal science area and help develop the thermal science program. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2000. The position starts January 2001. The University of Colorado at Denver is an equal opportunity educator and employer committed to excellence through inclusiveness. The Colorado Open Records Act applies. Applications including a resume and a list of four references should be sent to Faculty Search Committee, Mechanical Engineering Department, University of Colorado at Denver, P.O. Box 173364, CB 112, Denver CO, 80217-3364.

Mechanical Engineering:
Northern Illinois University - Tenure track opening at the Assistant/Associate Professor level specializing in control systems is available beginning January 1, 2000 or earlier. Position requires teaching at undergraduate and graduate levels in controls, as well as mechanisms, vibrations, and robotics. Development of sponsored research in controls and/or related areas is expected. Excellent laboratories for controls, robotics and vibrations are available. Ph.D. in mechanical engineering is required. P.E. or prompt registration is expected. Salary and rank will commensurate with experience and accomplishments. Send current curriculum vitae with names, addresses, and phone number of three recent professional references to Chair of Search Committee, Mechanical Engineering Department, NIU, DeKalb, IL 60115. Review of applications will begin October 2, 2000 and will continue until position is filled. NIU is an AA/EEO institution.

Mechanical Engineering:
Virginia Military Institute - The Mechanical Engineering Deprtment invites applications for a faculty position in the general area of energy, power systems, and thermal sciences. This position is a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the assistant or associate professor level commensurate with experience and accomplishments. Candidates must have an earned doctorate in mechanical engineering, or a related discipline, and must have excellent teaching and communication skills. Industry experience and professional registration are preferred. The appointment begins August 1, 2001. The department is ABET accredited in Mechanical Engineering and is wholly undergraduate. The successful candidate will be expected to teach basic engineering science courses, the junior and senior mechanical design courses, advise/supervise students, and engage in scholarly activity. VMI is a public, four-year undergraduate military college for men and women (1200 students) located in Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. All faculty are required to wear a military uniform. Lexington (population 7000) , also home to Washington and Lee University, offers a stimulating cultural atmosphere, a relaxed rural pace, and a diverse economic base to make life both pleasant and rewarding. Applicants should include in their response a detailed curriculum vitae; a clear statement of their special teaching interests and objectives; a list of at least three references with addresses and phone numbers. Submit applications to COL Howard Arthur, Search Committee Chair, Mechanical Engineering Department, Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, VA 24450. Closing date will be February 1, 2001, or until the position is filled. VMI is an AA/EEO employer.

Mechanical Engineering:
The Department of Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics at Michigan Technological University invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor Level. Senior level appointments with tenure will also be considered for persons of recognized national and international stature. Applicants for the positions must have earned doctorates in Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Mechanics, or a closely related field. Research thrust areas of interest include: Internal Combustion engines and Advanced Propulsion Systems, Noise/Vibration/Harshness and Controls, Environmentally Responsible Design and Manufacturing, Manufacturing Processes and Systems, Composites and Plastics, and Industrial/Systems Engineering. Successful candidates are expected to create and sustain an active research program, advise graduate students, as well as develop and teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Michigan Tech is a state institution dedicated to both teaching and research, with an excellent reputation in engineering education. The College of Engineering enrolls over 3,400 undergraduate students and 365 graduate students in nine departments. In 1998-99 the Department of ME-EM graduated 268 mechanical engineers with an enrollment of over 1,280, which ranked it second in the U.S. For 16 consecutive years, the Department has been in the top four in the U.S. in degrees granted and enrollment. Applicants should submit a vita with names of three references to: William W. Predebon, Chair, Dept. of ME-EM, Michigan Technological University, 1400 Townsend Drive, Houghton, MI 49931-1295. Michigan Technological University is an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Mechanical Engineering:
Assistant/Associate Professor, Tenure-track position. Duties include teaching basic and advanced courses in mechanical engineering while pursuing an appropriate program of professional development. Qualifications: A Ph.D. in mechanical engineering or closely related field, recent engineering industrial experience and a demonstrated ability in written and oral use of the English language are required. Preference will be given to applicants with experience and expertise in mechanical or thermal-fluid design. Some teaching experience is preferred. Salary range for the academic year is commensurate with professional experience and qualifications. For additional information or an application, refer to Recruitment Code 13019, and send a cover letter and resume to: Search Committee, Mechanical Engineering Department, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California 93407. Cal Poly is strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and nominations of women, persons of color, applicants with disabilities, and members of other under represented groups. AA/EOE. Closing date: January 5, 2001. Starting date: Fall Quarter 2001.

Mechanical Engineering:
Tenure-track, assistant professor position at the Indiana Institute of Technology - a teaching-oriented, private, independent, not-for-profit university with undergraduate degree programs in engineering and business. The Department of Mechanical and Civil Engineering seeks applications from individuals with the ability and vocation to teach and counsel undergraduate students in a four-year mechanical engineering degree program accredited by the EAC of ABET. Preference will be given to candidates with a Ph.D., or Master's degree with significant professional experience. Individuals with experience in Machine Design, Solid Modeling, and Finite Element Analysis are encouraged to apply. The successful applicant will be responsible for course and laboratory development, design project supervision, student counseling, academic service, and continued professional development in the mechanical engineering program. The Indiana Institute of Technology offers a competitive benefits package including enrollment in the TIAA/CREF retirement program, health insurance, and a nine-month academic contract. A salary range of $42K - $46K is expected and will be dependent on the applicant's experience and credentials. The position is available commencing in the spring term of 2001. Fort Wayne is a medium-size city situated in rural north-east Indiana and it has a strong manufacturing base. The cost of living is very competitive and there are many recreational and cultural opportunities in the city. Fort Wayne is also located close to many of Indiana's state parks, the lake region, and the metropolitan areas of Chicago, Indianapolis and Cincinnati. Applications, including names and telephone numbers of three references, should be mailed to: Dr. Umesh Korde, Chair of Mechanical & Civil Engineering, Indiana Institute of Technology, 1600 E. Washington Boulevard, Fort Wayne, IN 46803. Indiana Tech. is an equal opportunity employer which seeks a diversified staff and faculty.

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:
Please see University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's advertisement under Industrial Engineering.

Mechanical Engineering:
The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, invites applicants for tenure track faculty positions in various areas (e.g., dynamics, design and manufacturing, thermal/fluid systems and computational methods) of mechanical engineering, and specifically in emerging areas (e.g., micro/nano systems, eco-design/manufacturing and cellular/molecular bio-mechanics). Candidates at the Assistant Professor level will be considered, moreover exceptionally well-qualified candidates at higher levels will receive strong consideration. Applicants should have an earned Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or a related field. Candidates should have a demonstrated record for conducting independent research and the potential for building a vigorous and innovative program of teaching and research. The selected candidate is expected to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt until April 30, 2001. Applicants are requested to submit three copies of a detailed resume, a statement of research and teaching interests, and the names of at least five references to: Professor Christophe Pierre, Chair, Faculty Search Committee, Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, 2250 G. G. Brown Building, 2350 Hayward Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2125. Visit our Web site:
www.engin.umich.edu/dept/me/ . A Non-Discriminatory, Affirmative Action Employer.

Mechanical Systems:
Assistant/Associate Professor - The Department of Mechanical Engineering at The University of Alabama is seeking candidates for a tenure-track faculty position in the general area of mechanical systems at the assistant/associate professor level to be filled for the Spring 2001 semester (starting January 3, 2001), or the Fall 2001 semester (starting August 15, 2001). See
www.me.ua.edu/positions for further information about the position.

Micro-electromechanical Systems:
The University of Missouri-Rolla invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions specializing in micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS). One faculty position will be in the department of electrical and computer engineering (R52950) and one in the department of mechanical and aerospace engineering and engineering mechanics (R53150). The appointments, beginning January 2001, are anticipated to be at the assistant professor level; however qualified candidates at all levels will be considered. More information about the campus and departments can be found at
www.umr.edu/~umrjobs/mems.html. Qualifications include an earned doctorate degree in electrical engineering/computer engineering/mechanical engineering/aerospace engineering/engineering mechanics, and strong commitment to teaching and research. The successful candidates will be expected to teach courses in MEMS and related areas, advise students and build a funded research program. Screening of applicants will begin November 1, 2000, and continue until the positions are filled. Please submit a curriculum vitae and a list of three references to: Human Resource Services, Reference Number R52950 or R53150, University of Missouri-Rolla, 1202 North Bishop, 1870 Miner Circle, Rolla, MO 65409-1050. UMR is an AA/EEO employer. Females, minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Physics/Engineering Physics:
The Department of Physics at Southeast Missouri State University invites applications for a tenure-track position as assistant professor to begin August 2001. The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in physics, engineering, or a closely related field with evidence of good undergraduate teaching and an active research record. Preference will be given in the following areas of expertise: computational physics, electrical or mechanical engineering, or engineering physics. Duties include teaching undergraduate physics and engineering courses; developing an active research program capable of involving undergraduate students; and serving the department. The Physics Department has nine faculty members and offers undergraduate degrees in Physics, Engineering Physics, and Physics Education. For more information about the department, visit our Web site:
www.physics.semo.edu. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Demonstrable commitment to the teacher/scholar model, public and University service, and a culturally diverse learning environment required. Send a current resume, transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and a letter describing how your qualifications and experience match our requirements to: Search Committee, Department of Physics, Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701. Applications by e-mail will not be accepted. Review of applicants will begin November 1, 2000 and continue until the position is filled. An Equal Opportunity/M-F/Affirmative Action Employer. MANAGEMENT POSITIONS

Chair, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering:
Marquette University, a leading Jesuit Catholic institution, is accepting applications and nominations for the Chair of its Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering to start July 1, 2001. Marquette University derives a distinctive character from the combination of its moral and ethical commitments, its location in Milwaukee with its supportive industries, its excellent faculty with diverse religious convictions, and its deep involvement in and dedication to undergraduate and graduate education and scholarly research. Of the 12,000 students at Marquette, 300 are undergraduate students and 100 are graduate students in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department. The Department has 14 faculty with an annual budget of externally supported research totaling about $1M. Faculty participate in the several interdisciplinary College of Engineering Research Centers. The successful Chair candidate will have an earned doctorate in electrical engineering or a closely related field, a distinguished record of research and professional achievement, and a demonstrated commitment to educational excellence at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The candidate will have sufficient experience to direct a multi-faceted academic department, the ability to articulate and promote the Department's mission, a participatory management style, personal integrity, and a strong commitment to professional ethics. In addition to furthering the development of the Department's educational programs, the candidate will be expected to recruit high quality students with diverse backgrounds and top flight faculty as needed and build external research support from federal and private sources. This position is open and the Search Committee will review applications beginning November 16, 2000. Nominations are welcome. Applications should include a resume and personal statement to be sent to: Chair, EECE Chair Search Committee, College of Engineering, Marquette University, Post Office Box 1881, Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881. For more information about the position, the Department, and Marquette University, visit
<www.eng.mu.edu>. Marquette University does not discriminate in any manner contrary to law or justice on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, disability, veteran's status, or national origin in its educational programs or activities, including employment and admissions. At the same time, Marquette cherishes its right and duty to seek and retain personnel who will make a positive contribution to its religious character, goals, and mission in order to enhance the Jesuit, Catholic tradition.

Chair, Department of Electrical Engineering and Engineering Science:
Loyola College in Maryland - Applications are invited for the position of chair of the department of electrical engineering (EE) and engineering science (ES). To begin July 1, 2001, this position is at a senior level with emphasis on providing leadership in education and research and in developing new recruitment initiatives. Expertise in RF circuit design and applied electromagnetics is preferred. The candidate must have a Ph.D. in EE or related field and a strong commitment to teaching excellence and continuing research. The department offers an ABET-accredited B.S.E.S. degree with concentrations in electrical science, digital science, and materials science. The department has applied for similar accreditation for its B.S.E.E. degree program offering tracks in digital signal processing and communication electronics. The department has 7 full-time faculty members and about 40 full-time undergraduates. In addition, the department jointly offers with the computer science department, a master of engineering science with concentrations in electrical engineering, computer engineering, and computer science. Loyola College offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in two academic divisions: the college of arts and sciences and the Sellinger School of Business and Management. Enrolling 6,000 students, Loyola has been ranked among the top 10 comprehensive universities in the North by US News and World Report for the past seven years. Loyola College is a Jesuit Catholic institution which welcomes applicants from all backgrounds who can contribute to our unique educational mission. Send resume with three references to: Dr. Brian K. Jennison, Search Committee Chair, Department of Electrical Engineering and Engineering Science, Loyola College, 4501 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21210-2699. The search will continue until the position is filled. EOE

Department Head for Mechanical Engineering:
The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Wyoming is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Professor and Head of Mechanical Engineering. A Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field is required. The successful applicant will be expected to provide the leadership and vision necessary to maintain a strong undergraduate program while enhancing sponsored research and graduate education. The candidate must have strong interpersonal and communication skills and a proven record of research. The UW Mechanical Engineering Department consists of 13 faculty members with an approximate enrollment of 225 undergraduate and 25 graduate students. Programs through the Ph.D. are offered. The University of Wyoming is a broadly based land-grant institution of approximately 10,000 students, located in Laramie, Wyoming. Laramie is a community of approximately 27,000 residents, located 130 miles north of Denver near some of the most scenic areas of the Rocky Mountains. A variety of cultural, sporting, and outdoor activities are available. Interested applicants are requested to send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references to: Dr. Andrew C. Hansen, Search Committee Chair, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Wyoming, PO Box 3295, Laramie, WY 82071-3295; (307) 766-3209;
e-mail: mehead@uwyo.edu; or see http://www.eng.uwyo.edu (see open positions). The search committee will begin reviewing applications on November 1, 2000, and will continue until the position is filled. The University of Wyoming is an EEO/AA employer.

Morgan State University Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Faculty Positions
Morgan State University invites applications for full-time tenure-track faculty positions in its Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Morgan is an Historically Black institution and has been designated as Maryland's Public Urban University, with special responsibilities of addressing the needs of the residents, schools and organizations of the Baltimore Metropolitan area. Located in northeast Baltimore, Morgan enrolls over 6000 students from the baccalaureate through doctorate levels. The Department is committed to offering a high quality engineering education to the most enterprising students as well as those who otherwise would not obtain a baccalaureate degree. The Department offers an ABET accredited electrical engineering degree as well as degrees from its recently established Master of Engineering and Doctorate of Engineering programs. Candidates are expected to be student focused; have a strong commitment to teaching excellence at the undergraduate and graduate levels; be innovative in education and research; develop a vigorous externally funded research program; and collaborate with other faculty. Candidates for positions must hold the Ph.D., or its equivalent, in the discipline or a closely allied area. The Department is particularly interested in faculty with expertise in the areas of computer engineering, communications systems and networks (including wireless), and signal/image processing. Faculty with expertise in the areas of microwaves, microelectronics and bioengineering will be considered as well. Applicants at all levels will be considered. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2000 and continue until positions are filled. Interested candidates should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three references (name, title, address, email and telephone number) to: Pamela Leigh Mack, Ph.D., Chair, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Morgan State University, Clarence M. Mitchell Jr. School of Engineering, 5200 Perring Parkway, Baltimore, Maryland 21251. new jersey inst. (CR)

Executive Director Computer and Information Technology Institute (CITI) Rice University Houston, Texas
Rice University has 2,700 undergraduate and 1,500 graduate students, and the third-highest endowment per student of any American private university. It is distinguished by a collaborative culture that crosses disciplines, integrates teaching and research, and intermingles undergraduate and graduate work. Rice's wooded campus is located in the nation's fourth-largest city and on America's South Coast. Rice University Computer and Information Technology Center (CITI) is seeking candidates for an Executive Director. The Executive Director will develop and implement new programs designed to enhance the purposes and objectives of CITI and will manage the Institute's administrative workload, including: * Identifying, qualifying and contacting sources for the development of additional research grants and contracts, and * Nurturing relationships with suitable funding sources and the appropriate Rice researchers. Requires: Master's or Bachelor's degree in computer science or related discipline; familiarity with the Institute's research disciplines (computer science, computational and applied mathematics, computer engineering, telecommunications, statistics, and computational science); extensive experience with proposal preparation, research fund raising, contract negotiation and research administration, both with government agencies and industry; excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both in technical and administrative subjects; technical leadership, management, and/or administrative experience; and self-initiative, with ability to work independently. Non-smoking environment. This is a security-sensitive position as defined under the Texas Education Code, Section 51.215; the successful applicant will be required to undergo a background check. Send cover letter, résumé and references to: Rice University Employment Office MS56, P. O. Box 1892, Attn: Requisition #01043HI, Houston, TX 77251-1892; (713) 348-4074; or fax (713) 348-5496. For more info, visit our Web site. Rice is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

DEPARTMENT CHAIR POSITION
Department of Mechanical Engineering School of Engineering and Computer Science Oakland University. Rochester, MI
The Department of Mechanical Engineering invites applications and nominations for the position of Department Chair. Oakland University, a public institution of over 14,000 students, is located in southeastern Michigan. Adjacent to its campus is the DaimlerChrysler Technology Center and numerous automotive suppliers. Applicants or nominees for the position must have an earned Doctorate in Mechanical Engineering, a proven record of scholarly accomplishments, teaching excellence and external funding. Applicants or nominees must also have a demonstrated ability in the areas of organization, leadership and people skills. Starting date is August 2001 or earlier. Interested applicants should send a letter of application, a detailed résumé and three references to: Professor Gilbert L. Wedekind, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Oakland University, Rochester, MI 48309-4478;
e-mail: wedekind@oakland.edu. Review of candidates will begin on December 1, 2000, and continue until the position is filled. Oakland University exists in an ideal setting, directly in the heart of the North American Automotive Industry, with many opportunities for the establishment of joint research and instructional activities. For more information visit us at our web site at http://www.secs.oakland.edu/. Oakland University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.

Bucknell University Electrical Engineering
Bucknell University invites applications for up to three tenure-track Assistant Professor positions in Electrical Engineering to begin in January or August 2001. Qualifications include potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship and the ability to involve undergraduates successfully in research. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in electrical engineering, computer engineering or a closely related field and preferably a BS from an ABET accredited program or equivalent. The Electrical Engineering department presently has seven tenure track faculty. Faculty interests include VLSI design, computer and communication networks, DSP, computer systems, control systems and optical materials. We are interested in hiring individuals who will add to the present complement of expertise in ways that will increase the department's capabilities in the digital design/computer systems area or in an area of expertise centering on electromagnetics, microwaves and/or optical electronics and communication. Ability and interest in developing course offerings for non-engineering majors is desirable. Bucknell is a private university emphasizing quality undergraduate education in engineering and the liberal arts and sciences. Candidates are encouraged to submit a letter of application and curriculum vitae to the Department Search Committee. Reviews will begin October 1, 2000, and continue until the positions are filled. Department Search Committee Electrical Engineering Department Bucknell University Lewisburg, PA 17837 Bucknell University encourages applications from women and members of minority groups (EEO/AA). University of Wyoming College of Engineering H.T. Person Chair in Engineering Design The college of engineering at the University of Wyoming invites applications and nominations for the H.T. Person Chair in Engineering Design. The chair was endowed to attract world-class engineers and engineering educators to help lead the college's undergraduate programs in the 21st century. The position offers an outstanding opportunity for creative educator's practitioners who wish to provide leadership for: developing an interdisciplinary capstone design experience with industrial participation design instruction at all levels and across disciplines the college's student internship programs enhancing teaching and learning throughout the college The successful candidate will be expected to carry appropriate teaching and research assignments that are consistent with this position and to the candidate's experience and expertise. Preference will be given to engineering educators with a demonstrable record of innovation in teaching engineering design or practitioners with a distinguished record of achievement in leading interdisciplinary design teams. While there exists the possibility of a short-term appointment of 1-2 academic years, our goal is to hire on a permanent basis into a tenure-track position. Salary will be commensurate with the successful candidate's experience. Discretionary funds will be available from the H.T. Person endowment to support activities related to design education and enhancement of teaching and learning in the college. A letter of application, curriculum vitae, and a list of at least three references should be sent to: David L. Whitman Associate Dean for Academics PO box 3295 Laramie, WY 82071 Email:
whitman@uwyo.edu. Application review will begin November 1, 2000 and continue until the position is filled. Desired starting date would be August 2001. The University of Wyoming is an EEO/AA employer.

UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA DIRECTOR AND JOHN A. MYERS PROFESSOR SCHOOL OF CIVIL ENGINEERING AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE

POSITION: The School of Civil Engineering and Environmental Science (CEES) at the University of Oklahoma (OU) invites nominations and applications for the position of Director and John A. Myers endowed Professor. Salary is negotiable and will be commensurate with experience.

QUALIFICATIONS: CEES is seeking a strong, respected, visionary leader with a proven career record. Applicants that have excelled in both academic and industrial settings will be given preference. He/she must demonstrate a passion and commitment to the higher education mission and be able to effectively network with alumni, industry, and funding agencies. The successful candidate must clearly delineate goals and objectives that will challenge the faculty and lead CEES to further national and international prominence in targeted research areas and educational endeavors. Strong communication, leadership, fund-raising, and management skills are essential. He/she must qualify for appointment at the rank of Professor and must be committed to supporting both CEES and the State of Oklahoma.

THE COLLEGE: OU's College of Engineering (CoE) consists of seven schools headed by Dean W. Arthur "Skip" Porter. Dean Porter also holds parallel appointments as OU's Vice President for Technology Transfer and Oklahoma Secretary of Technology Transfer in Governor Keating's cabinet, thus providing unique access and an exciting opportunity for the incoming Director to make an impact. Dean Porter's vision is to produce graduates sought first by industry and investors for excelling as engineers, technology managers, and entrepreneurs in today's global economy. Accordingly, CoE is leading Oklahoma's transformation from a resource-based to a knowledge-based economy. More information on CoE and its strategic plan can be found on the web at:
www.coe.ou.edu.

THE SCHOOL: Consistent with the College's goals, CEES's strategic plan emphasizes excellence in teaching, research, technology transfer, and service. CEES is one of the most active departments on OU's Norman campus (research expenditures of $2 million/year) and is a national leader in new educational initiatives. The faculty of 20 are outstanding; over the last ten years, they have earned 5 NSF CAREER Awards, 5 ASEE national awards, and 4 OU Presidential Professorships. CEES houses both scientists and engineers in the same academic unit and participates in a number of on-campus research centers, a situation that fosters cross-disciplinary collaboration on a variety of complex problems. The School offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees, with enrollments of 240, 60, and 30, respectively. More information can be found on the web at:
www.ou.edu/cees.

NOMINATION/APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Candidates are requested to submit a vision statement, curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of five references to: Dean Jeffrey H. Harwell, Chair CEES Director Search Committee University of Oklahoma College of Engineering 202 West Boyd Street, Room 107 Norman, OK 73019-1021 voice: (405) 325-2621; fax: (405) 325-7508
e-mail: jharwell@ou.edu Screening of candidates will begin October 23, 2000, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The appointment will commence on or before July 1, 2001. The University of Oklahoma is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. OU has a policy of being responsive to the needs of dual-career couples.

FACULTY POSITIONS COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND SCIENCE
Louisiana Tech University is seeking qualified applicants for tenure-track positions in the listed fields and research areas; all ranks will be considered. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in the designated program or a closely related field. Biomedical Engineering (rehabilitation neuroscience, rehabilitation engineering, neural engineering, or biomaterials) Chemical Engineering (chemical and enzyme-based catalytic reactors, micro-scale reactors and sensors, membrane/thin film separations, biomaterials, biotechnology) Chemistry (biochemistry, organic chemistry, environmental sensing and monitoring; also seeking Coordinator of Sophomore Labs for which M.S. is required to supervise and maintain organic and biochemistry labs) Civil Engineering (environmental engineering, hydraulics) Computer Science (database and software engineering, programming languages and algorithms, computer engineering, VLSI design, parallel and distributed computing, education and distance learning; also seeking Program Chair for Computer Science to provide leadership in curriculum enhancement and interdisciplinary programs) Electrical Engineering (telecommunications, DSP, image processing) Industrial Engineering (engineering management, manufacturing systems; also seeking applicants for Instructor position for which M.S., industrial experience, and professional registration is required) Mathematics (teaching in integrated mathematics, science, and engineering curriculum; computational mathematics; also seeking applicants for Instructor positions for which M.S. is required) Mechanical Engineering (thermal and fluid sciences, micromanufacturing, applied computational mathematics) Physics (experimental particle physics, gravitational physics) Each position requires a person with excellent written and oral communication skills, strong teaching skills, ability to build and sustain an externally funded research program (preferably in support of one or more of the COES Research Centers), ability to supervise masters and doctoral students in research projects, and commitment to high quality professional service and active participation in college responsibilities. Send curriculum vitae, statement of teaching and research goals, and names and contact information for at least three references to: Chair of Search Committee (for the indicated program area), College of Engineering and Science, Louisiana Tech University, P.O. Box 10348, Ruston, LA 71272; fax: (318) 257-2562;
e-mail: san@engr.latech.edu . Applications will be reviewed starting December 1, 1999 until the position is filled. The starting date for the position is September 1, 2000. Louisiana Tech University is an EEO/AA employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Additional information on the University and the College may be obtained from: www.latech.edu

Dean, School of Engineering
Western New England College, long known for teaching excellence, is searching for a dean to lead and inspire the growing School of Engineering in four areas: creation of a 21st century vision of teaching excellence; strengthen our relationships with businesses and the community; secure external resources through nationally competitive grants and through private fund raising; promote the School's achievements on a national level. The school of engineering emphasizes undergraduate and master's level education offering B.S. degrees in biomedical, electrical, industrial, and mechanical engineering, and M.S. degrees in electrical, mechanical, and engineering management. The small classes, excellent facilities, and close relationships with industry make engineering at Western New England College exciting and rewarding. The school of engineering prides itself in having a project and application based curriculum, preparing its students for industry, graduate school or professional school. The new dean will have a commitment to innovative, interdisciplinary approaches to engineering education, demonstrate leadership ability, experience in building business and academic relationships, and a record of scholarship and teaching excellence. The successful candidate will join a community of teaching scholars in a quality and growing engineering program. The required qualifications for this position are an earned doctorate in engineering; credentials commensurate with appointment as a tenured full professor; proven administrative, fiscal, and management experience; a record of support for cultural diversity; an earned sense of humor Western New England College is a private, independent, coeducational institution founded in 1919. The college is located in a suburban New England setting, a region rich with cultural, intellectual, industrial and recreational vitality. The college serves 5,000 students with programs offered through the schools of arts and sciences, business, engineering, and law. The starting date for this position is July 1, 2001 and the salary for this position is nationally competitive and commensurate with experience and includes excellent fringe benefits. Send a letter of application, statement of educational and managerial philosophy, curriculum vitae, official transcripts and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references by October 15th, 2000 to: School of Engineering Dean Search Office of the Provost Western New England College 1215 Wilbraham Road Springfield, Massachusetts 01119
Western New England College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.