news

ACS World March 2006

        1. Faculty positions at Lebanese American University
2. Software engineering journals

---------------------------------------------------------------
1.
Subject: Two Faculty positions at Lebanese American University
From:    Nashat Mansour <nmansour@lau.edu.lb>

 Tenure track position in Computer Science

The Lebanese American University invites applicants for a faculty 
position in the field of Computer Science, effective September 2006. 
Candidates must have a PhD in Computer Science or Computer 
Engineering. Candidates from different areas of Computer Science/
Engineering are invited to apply, especially those specialized in 
artificial intelligence, natural language processing, information 
retrieval, machine learning, or related fields. The successful 
candidate will be expected to teach a variety of courses at both the 
graduate and undergraduate levels and to actively participate in 
research. Also, he/she will be expected to perform various services 
to the Division and the University. The Lebanese American University 
is an Equal Opportunity Employer operating in Lebanon under a charter 
from the Regents of the State University of New York. Information 
about the University can be found at http://www.lau.edu.lb
Interested candidates should apply electronically by sending a letter 
of interest, a resume and the names, addresses and phone numbers of 
three references to: Dr. Sami Baroudi, Assistant Vice President for 
Faculty Affairs, Lebanese American University. avpfa@lau.edu.lb.
The deadline is April 30, 2006 or until the position is filled.


 Visiting position in Computer Science

The Lebanese American University invites applicants for a visiting 
faculty position in the field of Computer Science, effective 
September 2006. Candidates must have a PhD in Computer Science or 
Computer Engineering and can be at any academic rank. Candidates from 
different areas of Computer Science/Engineering are invited to apply. 
The visiting period can be one semester or one year. The successful 
candidate will be expected to teach graduate and/or undergraduate 
courses and to participate in research efforts.
Interested candidates should apply electronically by sending a letter 
of interest, and a resume to: Dr. Sami Baroudi, Assistant Vice 
President for Faculty Affairs, Lebanese American University. 
avpfa@lau.edu.lb. Candidates should refer to position number AS-06-19.
The deadline is April 30, 2006 or until the position is filled.

---------------------------------------------------------------
2.
Subject: Journals - Editorial Board
From:    M. Fayad  <m.fayad@sjsu.edu>

We would like to invite you join us as an editorial member (an advisory board
member, editorial board member, external reviewer, and associate editor
or/and columnist) of The Journal of Software Patterns (JSP).

The Advisory Board consists of 1015 individuals who have demonstrated their
commitment to the JSP, its mission, and its standards. Their role is to plan
the editorial direction of the JSP, serve as advisors to the editor, assist
with the solicitation of research articles and perspectives, promote the JSP,
review theme issues proposal, and vote on the selection of the best papers
to be awarded.
 
The editorial board is responsible for putting together the JSP.
The Editorial Board consists of approximately 20-25 individuals who are
committed to the search for high-quality research suitable for publication
in the JSP. These individuals, working with the editor to achieve JSP
objectives, execute the editorial direction of the JSP, contribute and
encourage others to contribute articles, publicize for the JSP, review
articles and theme issues, and assess the quality, relevance, and readability
of individual articles. Additionally, members of the Editorial Board vote on
the selection of the best papers.

External Reviewers are responsible for conducting peer reviews effectively
and in a timely manner, the editor may reach beyond the Editorial Board to
request reviews from other individuals who have demonstrated their expertise
and ability to assess correctness, quality, and relevance of individual
research articles in their areas of expertise.

Associate editors/columnists edit and proofread a high volume of JSP columns
and write position papers and/or columns pieces.  They are responsible for
spelling, grammar, AP style, accuracy, taste, consistency and clarity.

Board members' names are posted part of the Journal, the journal website,
and part of the Journal publicity. To join as an editorial member of one
or more roles, please e-mail your roles, your complete contact information
and your biography (or a webpage) to Dr. M.E. Fayad <m.fayad@sjsu.edu
or <mfayad@vrlsoft.com>.

Please e-mail complete your contact info:
Your complete name as you like it to appear on the editorial board:
Your affiliation:
Your address:
Your work phone:
Your cell phone:
Your e-mail addresses:
Your URL:

I also need your short biography (no more than 1 page) or a webpage that
include your biography.

I will send you a letter of appointment.  We are in the process of putting
the webpage of the JSP together.

To contribute to ACSWORLD
-------------------------
send an e-mail message containing your submission to: nmansour@lau.edu.lb

To subscribe to ACSWORLD
------------------------
send an email message that has the word "acsworld-subscribe" in the
subject field of the email and in the body of the message: 
subscribe acsworld <your e-mail address>

To unsubscribe from ACSWORLD, send an email message that has
the word "acsworld-unsubscribe" in the subject field and in the body
of the message:
unsubscribe acsworld <your registered e-mail address>
---------------------------------------------------------------------