November 4, 2010
A search for the next Director of the UCSD Center for Magnetic Recording Research (CMRR) is commencing, and I am pleased to invite applications and nominations for this position. The new Director will succeed Paul Siegel, who will leave the position after providing over 10 years of exemplary service.
CMRR was established in 1983 to advance the state-of-the-art in information storage technology. The Center's faculty, researchers, and students continue to push the frontiers of scientific knowledge and engineering technology to meet current need for high-performance, reliable, and secure information storage systems. Information about CMRR may be viewed at http://cmrr.ucsd.edu
The CMRR Director oversees programmatic planning, as well as fiscal and operational management of the Center. The Director reports to the Vice Chancellor for Research.
Candidates must have a distinguished record of scholarship, teaching, and service appropriate for the appointment and hold a tenured faculty position at UCSD.
The search committee's members are Jack Wolf, Chair (Electrical and Computer Engineering); Kenneth Vecchio (Nanoengineering); and Dimitri Basov (Physics). Applications and nominations may be sent to the attention of the chair at (firstname.lastname@example.org) by December 1, 2010.