Missouri University of Science and Technology — NTT Teaching Faculty Position in Mining Engineering

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 non-tenure-track teaching faculty position in Mining Engineering. Preference will be given to applicants with significant industrial experience in the areas of mine ventilation and atmospheric control. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Successful candidates will be expected to have strong commitments to (a) high-quality teaching both at the undergraduate and graduate levels and distance and extension courses as appropriate, (b) service in the applicant’s department, professional community and our institution, and (c) increasing the diversity of both the student body and faculty. Applicants should have evidence of potential for excellence in high-quality teaching, service, and increasing diversity. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Mining Engineering or a closely related field with a minimum of 5 years of industrial experience. Applicants with a graduate degree in Mining Engineering or related field combined with 10+ years of industrial experience will also be considered. 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.  

Interested candidates should electronically submit their application consisting of: 1) a cover letter, 2) a current curriculum vitae or résumé, 3) a statement of teaching philosophy, and 4) complete contact information for at least four references to Missouri S&T’s Human Resources Office at: http://hr.mst.edu/careers/academic/ using Reference Number 00072899. 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 November 25, 2018. For more information prior to submitting an application, please contact the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Lana Alagha, at: alaghal@mst.edu. 

Missouri S&T is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability or status as a protected veteran. Females, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Missouri S&T seeks to meet the needs of dual-career couples. The university participates in E-Verify. For more information on E-Verify, please contact DHS at: 1-888-464-4218.

The final candidate is required to provide copies of official transcript(s) for any college degree(s) listed in application materials submitted.  Official 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.  Missouri University of Science and Technology is an AA/EEO employer.

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