Open until filled, with review of applications to begin December 31, 2018
Full Time/Part Time
Full-time (1.0 FTE)
The Department of Mining and Nuclear Engineering at the Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) in Rolla, Missouri is seeking outstanding applicants for a tenure track faculty position in Mining Engineering with appointment at assistant or associate professor level to start August 2019. Preference will be given to applicants with expertise in the areas of mine ventilation and atmospheric control and who have industrial experience. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Successful candidates will be expected to have strong commitments to (a) contributing to the departmental and college research efforts, (b) high-quality teaching both at the undergraduate and graduate levels and distance and extension courses as appropriate, (c) service in the applicant's department, professional community and our institution, and (d) increasing the diversity of both the student body and faculty. Applicants should have demonstrated excellence in research and evidence of potential for excellence in external funding, high-quality teaching, service, and increasing diversity. Additionally, senior candidates should have demonstrated excellence in external funding and high-quality teaching. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Mining Engineering or a closely related field. Eligibility for professional engineering registration is considered an asset.
This position will reside in Missouri S&T's Department of Mining and Nuclear Engineering, home of one of the nation's largest Mining Engineering programs. The department has 17 full-time faculty, including 16 tenured or tenure-track professors and 1 full-time teaching faculty member. The Mining Engineering program is recognized as a leader in education and research in Mining Engineering. The department has over 350 undergraduate and graduate students in its Mining, Nuclear, and Explosives Engineering disciplines on campus and in our expanding distance programs. The department operates a 19-acre experimental mine located 1.5 miles from campus for research and teaching activities. Other facilities associated with the department include the Rock Mechanics and Explosives Research Center with an associated Energetics Research Laboratory. Further details on the Mining Engineering program at Missouri S&T may be found at: http://mining.mst.edu/ .
Missouri S&T's Department of Mining and Nuclear Engineering, the campus, and the greater University of Missouri System are deeply committed to inclusion and valuing diversity. S&T has undertaken a number of initiatives to improve campus life and the work life balance of its faculty and staff (see http://hr.mst.edu/ ). Missouri S&T seeks to meet the needs of dual-career couples.
Interested candidates should electronically submit their application consisting of: 1) a cover letter, 2) a current curriculum vitae or résumé, 3) a statement of research interests and goals, 4) a statement of teaching philosophy, and 5) complete contact information for at least four references to Missouri S&T's Human Resources Office at: http://hr.mst.edu/careers/academic/ using Job Opening Reference Number 28467. Acceptable electronic formats are PDF and MS Word. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and the review of applications will continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, applicants must apply by December 31, 2018. For more information prior to submitting an application, please contact the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Lana Alagha, at: email@example.com .
Missouri S&T is one of the nation's leading research universities with 98 degree programs in 39 disciplines. Founded in 1870 as one of the first technological institutions west of the Mississippi. Located about 100 miles west of St. Louis in the multicultural community of Rolla, Missouri S&T is an accessible, safe and friendly campus surrounded by Ozarks scenery. Missouri S&T offers degrees in engineering, the sciences, liberal arts, humanities and business, with master's and Ph.D. programs available in many of the science and engineering programs and master's degrees in biological sciences, business administration and technical communication. With nearly 9,000 students enrolled on campus and online, Missouri S&T is big enough to accommodate a diverse population, yet small enough for individuals to build high visibility, impactful careers!
Ph.D. in Mining Engineering or closely related field.
Expertise in the areas of mine ventilation and atmospheric control and industrial experience. Eligibility for professional engineering registration.
The final candidate is required to provide copies of official transcript(s) for any college degree(s) listed in application materials submitted. Copies of transcript(s) should be provided prior to the start of employment. In addition, the final candidate may be required to verify other credentials listed in application materials.
Failure to provide official transcript(s) or other required verification may result in the withdrawal of the job offer.
All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.
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