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Topic: OPEN POSITION:Department Head, Mathematical Sciences,WPI
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Mayer Humi

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OPEN POSITION:Department Head, Mathematical Sciences,WPI
Posted: May 1, 2002 8:55 PM
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Department Head, Mathematical Sciences,WPI

Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) invites applications for the
position of Department Head, Mathematical Sciences. The department
currently comprises 24 full-time faculty, with strong programs in
computational math, applied analysis, composite materials, discrete
mathematics, optimization, stochastic analysis and statistics.
The department offers outstanding academic programs through the Ph.D.
in Mathematical Sciences, maintains vibrant research programs and is
the home of the Center for Industrial Mathematics and Statistics with
strong industry-university alliances. The department enrolls 94
undergraduate and 43 graduate students, supports other degree programs,
and occupies an historic building central to the campus.

WPI is a nationally ranked, innovative technical university of engineering,
science, management, humanities, arts and social sciences with an
enrollment of 2,700 undergraduate and 1,100 full and part-time graduate
students, located in scenic central Massachusetts. Well known for its
project oriented curriculum, its global perspectives program, and its
inclusion of societal/technological elements in the curriculum,
the university fosters a spirit of constructive experimentation in
educational development.

WPI seeks a dynamic individual with demonstrated leadership ability who
can promote continued curricular development, growth of funded research
programs, and excellence in scholarship. Applicants must have a strong
international reputation and a proven record of scholarly achievement
in application oriented mathematical sciences or a closely allied field
matching one of the department's strengths. The department head will be
expected to represent the department within both the constituent and
academic communities and to coordinate extramural funding activities.
The university is midway through a major capital campaign that will
significantly benefit the department.

Information about the department is available through

Interested individuals should send a curriculum vita and list of
references to: Dr. William W. Durgin, Associate Provost for Academic
Affairs, Chair Mathematical Sciences Search Committee, Boynton Hall,
Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 100 Institute Rd., Worcester, MA 01609-2280.
This position will remain open until filled. WPI is an Equal Opportunity
Employer. Qualified women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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