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Edulix eNews

Edulix eNewsletter - June 2000

In this Issue:
1) Teaching/Research Assistantship, Scholarship & Post-Doc Alert
2) Our New Partners
3) Useful Hints in Using Edulix.com
4) Upcoming Features
5) The Last Word.

1) TA, RA, Scholarship & Post-Doc Opportunities Alert

The following opportunities are currently available for Fall 2000.

TA/RA Assistantships

i) Computer Sciences Department, Virginia Tech, Northern Virginia Campus
- 3 GRA positions available for Fall 2000.
Contact Name: Dr. Athman Bouguettaya, Dept of Computer Science, NVC Campus, Falls Church, VA. email: athman@cs.vt.edu - http://www.cs.vt.edu/~athman  
Details: The computer science department at Northern Virginia Center currently has 3 GTA positions available for PhD students for Fall 2000. Please visit this site for more info:

Also at:

ii) Electrical Engineering Department, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA - 
1 GRA position available for Summer 2000.
Contact Name: Dr. Luiz A. DaSilva, email: ldasilva@vt.edu
Details: GRA position open starting summer 2000 to work on a funded research project dealing with computer network interoperability and quality of service. Send electronic version of your resume and a short description of academic/career objectives to Luiz A. DaSilva, Assistant Professor, The Bradley Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Also at:

iii) Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, George Mason University - 1 GRA position available.

Contact Name: Professor. Rao Mulpuri 

Details: A GRA position available in Electrical Engineering. It is open only for U.S. citizens with a B.S. or M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering or Materials Science or Physics.

Check out also:

iv) School of Business, University of Maryland, 1 post-doc position available.

Contact Name: Dr. Lawrence A. Gordon, Ernst & Young Alumni Professor of Managerial Accounting, The Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland - College Park. lgordon@rhsmith.umd.edu Details: A post-doc position is available for the period covering June 2000 through May 2001 to work on a research grant concerned with the economics of information security. Some knowledge of microeconomics and/or information security would be beneficial. Due to the source of funding for this position, preference will be given to candidates who are U.S. citizens.

v) Computer Sciences Department, Imperial College, London, UK
Contact Names: Dr Guang-Zhong Yang [ gzy@doc.ic.ac.uk ], Dr. Teresa Sergotat [ t.sergot@ic.ac.uk ], http://vip.doc.ic.ac.uk 

Details: The Computer Science Dept of IC has two vacancies for Research Assistants to work on projects funded by British Telecom and EPSRC on policy based management of mobile systems and programmable networks. Both posts will be for an initial period of approximately 2 years. Contact Dr. Teresa Sergotat e-mail: t.sergot@ic.ac.uk 

IC also has two additional vacancies; one for a Postdoctoral Research Assistant, and the other for a PhD studentship, available within the Visual Information Processing Group. Both positions are for three years under a project entitled "ViTAL: visual tracking for active learning. Contact Dr. Yang at [ gzy@doc.ic.ac.uk  ].

Also at:

vi) Herriot Watt University, Scotland RA position in Chemical Engineering Available.Contact Name: Dr. X. Ni [ X.Ni@hw.ac.uk  ]
Details: Dr. X Ni is looking for PhD students to work on Multiphase Flow and Reaction Engineering with Funding.

RA Position in Mechanical Engineering Available. Contact Name: Dr Anne Neville, a.neville@hw.ac.uk 
Details: A 1 year research assistantship in Biofilm Adhesion and Effect on Corrosion of Stainless Steels available.

Also at:

vii) Department of Pathology, University of Maryland A 12 month RA position is available.
Contact Name: Dr. Andrew Kane akane@umaryland.edu 
Details: A Ph.D - level graduate research assistantship is available through the University of Maryland Aquatic Pathobiology Center. The student will work on the behavioral toxicology of fish and would be enrolled in a graduate program at UMCP.

viii) Department of Nutrition and Food Science, University of Maryland RA position starting on August 15, 2000 is available.
Contact Name: Ms. Shirley Pressley, 301-405-8308 Details: Funding exists to support a graduate student for 20 hours per week for one academic year. Position begins August 15, 2000.
Title is: Identification and Assessment of Food Insecurity in High-Risk Maryland Populations.

2) Our New Partners

Please welcome our new partners:

The University of Chicago Graduate School of Business (GSB), European MBA Program.

Founded in 1898, the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business (GSB) is a leader in developing and refining the way business is conducted around the world. Researchers from Chicago have earned more Nobel Prizes for their contributions to economic sciences than all business schools in the world. University of Chicago GSB  offers an executive MBA Program that takes place at its European Campus located in Barcelona. The program is part-time and is geared for internationally-minded executives. It has a unique structure: one-week sessions every 4 to 5 weeks over a period of 20 months. All MBA courses are taught by University of Chicago professors.

Please visit them at:

Also at:

The Indian School of Business

Located in Hyderabad, India, the Indian School of Business (ISB) has been conceived as an outstanding international business school that will, equip business leaders to meet the management challenges of the future. ISB was founded through collaboration between over 50 of the world's top corporations and two prestigious management institutions - the Kellogg Graduate School of Management and the Wharton School.
The ISB will initially offer a one year MBA for qualified students with minimum of two years of work experience and plans to open its doors in June 2001.

Please visit them at: http://www.isbindia.org 

Also at:

3) Useful Hints in Using Edulix Services

Accessing Financial Aid and Department Information from Edulix database.

The major database search is done by Edulix's search engine WorldCollegeFinder. Once a user specifies his/her criteria, the search software will return a list of universities that meet these criteria. The database on each university also contains more information on the departments in the institution and also availability of financial aid, particularly TA and RA positions. To access such information on each university, just click on the dollar sign right across the university's name in the column with heading "Financial Assistantship Information". This is a regularly updated database that will benefit users in getting reliable and helpful information on financial aid information at the institution of interest.


4) Upcoming Edulix.com Features

In our next major update of the services and products offered by Edulix, i.e., Version 2.0 , we are planning to add the following features;

* Online application - We are currently weighing options of partnering with third parties or developing online application solutions in-house. The feature will be available from the "MyEdulix" page.

* Direct search tool for Scholarship and TA and RA positions.

5) The Last Word

Thanks to you, the community members, Edulix is right on track in increasing its registered membership to the critical 10,000 mark by year's end. We do intend to add more functionalities and content to  meet the demands of you, our valued members.

Edulix Editorial team is committed to bringing timely and accurate information to its members. However, since most of the information was submitted to Edulix or compiled from publicly available sources, the editorial team cannot assume full responsibility for its use, accuracy and interpretation.


We welocme and value your suggestions and comments. You may send all your feedbacks and questions to info@edulix.com

The Edulix Management Team

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