POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT - EXEC DIR Kathleen L Sukanek 11 Jul 1997 05:19 EST

The University of Mississippi is currently searching for the
following position. Please forward to faculty or others you feel will
be appropriate for the position


Position: Executive Director for the Mississippi Space Commerce Initiative
Institution:  The University of Mississippi, Office of Research
Deadline:  July 25, 1997 or Until filled
For a complete job description
visit web page at http://www.olemiss.edu/depts/HR/joblists/prof.html#msci

Applications and nominations for the position of Executive Director of
the Mississippi Space Commerce Initiative (MSCI) and the Remote
Sensing Research Institute for The University of Mississippi (UM) are
invited. The applicant should be a recognized leader in remote sensing
research, with business knowledge and experience and a strong
background in research and research administration, including fiscal,
personnel and scientific management. Requirements include a Ph.D. in
an appropriate discipline, excellent communication skills, and a
demonstrated commitment to multi-disciplinary research.

The MSCI, devoted to developing, further attracting, and
commercializing the remote sensing industry in Mississippi and the
nation, is supported by NASA and the State of Mississippi. The
MSCI will bring private industry, governmental agencies, the State
of Mississippi, and universities into a partnership to advance remote
sensing research, aid in the development and marketing of commercial
applications, and facilitate immediate, strong remote sensing industry
growth in Mississippi and the U.S.

Applications should include a letter of interest stating exactly how
the applicant meets the qualifications, a curriculum vitae, and the
names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references (who will not
be contacted until the later stages of the search). Applications
should be addressed to:

Search Committee - MSCI Executive Director
Office of Research
125 Old Chemistry
University, MS 38677

The University of Mississippi is an Affirmative Action/Americans
with Disabilities/ Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Kathy Sukanek                             601-232-7482
Associate Director of Research
The University of Mississippi         601-232-7577 (fax)
125 Old Chemistry                         xxxxxx@olemiss.edu
University, Mississippi 38677