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Director, Interdisciplinary Systems Science Ph.D. Program.
Looking for a dynamic, creative individual to lead a unique
established interdisciplinary Ph.D. program to international
prominence, building on resurgent interest in areas such as
complexity, chaos, learning and adaptation. The existing program at
Portland State University involves a core component and relationships
with a dozen academic units with a current enrollment of 145 students.
The Systems Science core faculty is currently comprising three tenure
track and one adjunct faculty. In addition to the general duties associated
with directing and administrating the Program, the Director is
expected to 1) provide strong interaction with faculty and
administration of participating department/schools; 2) cultivate
collaborative research and teaching among the faculty in Systems
Science, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, Mathematics, Engineering,
and Business; 3) teach as an additional core faculty member; 4) guide
the establishment of a new Masters in Systems Science (currently in
the approval process); 5) initiate and guide activities to expand
funding for research and program development; and 6) direct the
student recruiting efforts.
Applicants should have an earned doctorate in Systems Science or
related discipline and experience in an academic setting including
teaching, research publications and grants.
Additional information about the Program is available at
Applicants should submit 1) A letter of application; 2) a vita; and 3)
three names of reference to Nancy A. Perrin, Chair Search Committee,
Portland State University, P.O. Box 751-SYSC, Portland, OR 97207.
Review of applications will begin on Feb. 26, 1999, and will continue
until position is filled.
PSU is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution.
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