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Assistant/Associate Professor in Mining Engineering

Missouri University of Science & Technology, Mining and Nuclear Engineering Department

Job Title: Assistant/Associate Professor in Mining Engineering
Job Location: Rolla, MO
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Engineering & applied sciences
Sciences and technology: other
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Assistant/Associate Professor in Mining Engineering
Missouri University of Science & Technology

The Mining and Nuclear Engineering Department at Missouri S&T seeks applicants for a tenure track faculty opening in Mining Engineering with appointment at the assistant or associate professor level to start Spring 2018.

Responsibilities will include research, teaching, advising and service.  The candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate level classes within the mining programs, and distance and extension courses as appropriate.  The candidate will advise undergraduates as well as graduate students, and fill appropriate service roles.  Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

The department has 18 full-time faculty including 17 tenured or tenure-track professors and 1 full-time teaching faculty member. The department offers BS/MS/PhD degrees in mining engineering and nuclear engineering, and MS/PhD degrees in explosives engineering. The department currently has over 350 undergraduate and graduate students.

Job Requirements

A PhD in Mining Engineering or a closely related area, with demonstrated potential for attracting influential externally-funded research is required.

Preference will be given to candidates who have expertise in rock mechanics, ground control, mineral reserve evaluation, mining related software, mine operations, and economics; however, other specializations will be considered.

Information and Application Process Instructions

Review of applications will begin August 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. The successful candidate is expected to start January 2018. 

Interested applicants must apply online at using Reference Number 00031043. 

Candidates should submit

  1. A cover letter,
  2. A current curriculum vitae.
  3. A leadership philosophy.
  4. A research statement.
  5. The names, contact and email addresses, and telephone numbers of five references.  

Acceptable electronic formats are PDF and MS Word.

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Applicants with dual-career considerations can find university jobs such as professor jobs, dean jobs, chair / department head jobs, and other faculty jobs and employment opportunities at the Missouri University of Science & Technology and at other institutions of higher education in the region on

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