Penn State Intercom......August 9 , 2001

Search set for Life
Sciences Consortium director

Applications and nominations are now being accepted for the position of director of the Life Sciences Consortium, who will report to the vice president for research.

The successful candidate will be recognized as an international leader in the life sciences with an exemplary record of scientific accomplishments and vision. He or she will possess strong team-building skills to bring together faculty with complementary expertise and interests. The individual will have an understanding of the national funding scene and a proven track record in securing multi-investigator grants. The director also will also have an abiding sense of, and commitment to, academic excellence and this institution's land grant mission. The director will be provided the flexibility to maintain his or her own research program.

Nominations may be sent via e-mail to

Applicants should send a statement expressing their interest in this position, a summary of their vision for the life sciences in the new millennium, a curriculum vitae with home page URL, if available, and the names, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of four references on a computer diskette or as an e-mail attachment to: Richard Frisque, chair, Search Committee for LSC Director, Pennsylvania State University, 304 Old Main, Box IT, University Park, Pa. 16802.

Review of applications will begin on Sept. 10 and continue until an appointment is made.