position announcement

Dan Schwartz <schwartz@iota.cs.fsu.edu>
Date: Fri, 5 Nov 93 21:55:15 -0500
From: Dan Schwartz <schwartz@iota.cs.fsu.edu>
Message-id: <9311060255.AA01245@iota.cs.fsu.edu>
To: interlingua@ISI.EDU
Subject: position announcement

       The Thinking Machines Corporation Eminent Scholar Chair 
                    High Performance Computing

Applications and nominations are invited for the TMC Eminent Scholar 
Chair in High Performance Computing at Florida State University. This 
position is supported, in part, by a $4 million endowment and will be 
filled at a senior level in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Applicants and nominees should have a distinguished academic or
research record in one or more fields closely associated with modern 
high performance computing. These fields include applied mathematics, 
applied computer science, and computational science in one or more 
scientific or engineering disciplines. The appointment will be in one or 
more academic departments and in the Supercomputer Computations 
Research Institute (SCRI).

The primary responsibilities of the successful candidate will be to 
establish new research and education directions in high performance 
computing that complement the existing strong programs in SCRI, the 
National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, the Structural Biology 
Institute, the Global Climate Research Institute, and the academic 
departments. The Chair will be closely involved with the addition of several
junior level academic appointments in connection with this new initiative in
high performance computing in order to establish the strongest possible 
group effort.

The deadline for applications is December 17, 1993. Applications and 
nominations should be sent to: HPC Chair Selection Committee, 
Mesoscale Air-Sea Interaction Group, Florida State University 32306-3041.

Florida State University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative 
Action Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.