Mining and Geological Engineering, Mining/Geological - Mining Engineering, Mining/Geological - Rock Engineering, Mining/Geological - Rock Mechanics
The Department of Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences invites applications for a 9-month (academic year) non-tenure-track lecturer position to support the departmental program in mining engineering. We intend to fill the position to begin Fall 2018, but the start date is negotiable. The successful applicant will teach five mining-engineering courses for the academic year, serve as an advisor to mining engineering majors and capstone engineering projects, and provide some departmental service in support of the undergraduate programs. We also value candidates with expertise that would allow them to become involved in research and mining field activities.
Michigan Tech has a total student population of about 7000 and is located in the City of Houghton in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula; a pristine area on the south shore of Lake Superior. The department is committed to continuing a strong educational program and values basic and applied interdisciplinary research. Undergraduate and graduate programs are offered in Geology, Geological Engineering, Mining Engineering and Applied Geophysics. Interested candidates can learn more about the department programs, courses, and research and find contact information for faculty at mtu.edu/geo.
Applications should include a detailed curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and interests, and names and complete contact information of at least three professional references. Applications should be submitted online at https://www.jobs.mtu.edu/postings/6245. Review of applications will begin February 1, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled.
Michigan Technological University is an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution/Equal Opportunity Employer, which includes providing equal opportunity for protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Michigan Tech aggressively recruits minority and female applicants in an effort to bring greater diversity to its workforce. Michigan Tech is an ADVANCE institution, one of a limited number of universities in receipt of NSF funds in support of our commitment to increase diversity and the participation and advancement of women in STEM. Michigan Tech is committed to offering career exploration advice and assistance whenever feasible and appropriate at the University and in the local community. See www.dual.mtu.edu for additional information.
MS in mining engineering or a related field, or in exceptional cases, BS degree in mining engineering and proven extensive experience (20 years +) as a mining engineer. Professional experience in mining engineering is required.
Applicants will be evaluated based on their potential for being effective teachers and student mentors.
Ability to teach the following courses: introduction to mining engineering, mining methods, and materials handling.
Additional Salary Information: Negotiable, dependent on level of education and experience.
Michigan Tech has a total student population of about 7000 and is located in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, in Houghton, Michigan, a pristine area on the south shore of Lake Superior. The department is committed to a strong educational focus and values basic and applied interdisciplinary research. Undergraduate and graduate programs are offered in Geology, Geological Engineering and Applied Geophysic...s. Interested candidates can learn more about the department faculty, research, and educational programs at www.mtu.edu/geo.
Applicants should send a single PDF document containing a detailed curriculum vitae, a statement of research capabilities and interests, a statement of teaching experience and interests, and the names and complete contact information for at least three professional references. Applications should be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications received by January 30, 2013 will receive the fullest consideration.
Michigan Tech is an ADVANCE institution, one of a limited number of universities in receipt of NSF funds in support of our commitment to increase diversity and the participation and advancement of women in STEM. The university is also in its sixth year of a strategic faculty hiring initiative (see www.mtu.edu/sfhi).
We also have a Dual Career Program which assists departments with partner orientation to the university and community and identification of possible positions for partners (see www.dual.mtu.edu).
Michigan Technological University is an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution/Equal Opportunity Employer.
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