Mining Engineering Assistant Professor

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Classification:Assistant Professor (F9)
Grade:UNAC Grade 30
Work type:Faculty Full-time
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:UAF College of Engineering & Mines
Location: Fairbanks
Categories: Education/Instructional, Engineering/Computer Science

Position Summary:

The Mining and Mineral Engineering department at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor starting fall 2021. The position requires a strong commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, developing a strong research program and obtaining research funding, publishing in peer-reviewed publications, and performing service. Candidates must have a BS degree in Mining Engineering or similarly named engineering field, preferably from an ABET accredited program, and a PhD in Mining Engineering or closely-related field prior to beginning the job.

Duties:

100Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Specialized background in Mining Engineering, including mine ventilation, environmental remediation, mineral processing, operations research, and mining methods. Demonstrated teaching ability. Applicants must have work experience relevant to mining engineering, preferably with a mining company or in mining research. Applicants must have a BS in Mining Engineering or similarly named engineering field, preferably from an ABET-accredited program. Applicants must have a PhD in Mining Engineering or related field prior to beginning the job.Essential

The Mining Engineering program in the College of Engineering and Mines (http://cem.uaf.edu/) at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor starting Fall 2021. The position requires a strong commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, developing a strong research program and obtaining research funding, publishing in peer-reviewed publications, and performing service. Candidates must have a BS degree in Mining Engineering or similarly named engineering field, preferably from an ABET accredited program, and a PhD degree in Mining Engineering or closely-related field prior to beginning the job.

Candidates must possess strong interpersonal and communication skills. Specialized background in Mining Engineering, including rock mechanics, mine automation and control, mine health and safety, environmental remediation, operations research and mining methods etc., and demonstrated teaching ability are preferred. The program offers an ABET-accredited BS degree, and MS and PhD degrees. UAF (www.uaf.edu) is the major research campus in the University of Alaska system and hosts several research institutes. Fairbanks, a modern and close-knit community with approximately 100,000 residents, is located in Interior Alaska between the Alaska and Brooks mountain ranges and is noted for its scope of unique outdoor activities. We seek candidates who will strengthen our degree programs through quality teaching and research and appreciate the unique geography and climate of Interior Alaska. Required documentation includes: cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of three professional references with contact information, and statements of teaching and research interests. Interested candidates must apply online at http://www.alaska.edu/jobs/ by submitting all the required documents.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Specialized background in Mining Engineering, including mine ventilation, environmental remediation, mineral processing, operations research, and mining methods. Demonstrated teaching ability.

TYPICAL EXPERIENCE:

Applicants must have work experience relevant to mining engineering, preferably with a mining company or in mining research.

REQUIRED EDUCATION OR TRAINING:

Applicants must have a BS in Mining Engineering or similarly named engineering field, preferably from an ABET-accredited program. Applicants must have a PhD in Mining Engineering or closely-related field prior to beginning the job.

Interested applicants should submit a statement of interest that outlines their qualifications for this position and includes a research plan, teaching interests, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of at least three references. Applications must be submitted to http://alaska.edu/jobs/.

For questions about this position, please contact Dr. Tathagata Ghosh, Chair of the Search Committee, at tghosh@alaska.edu. This position is open until filled. To ensure consideration, please apply prior to the review date. Review of applications will begin January 31, 2021.

Union Representation:

This position is represented by United Academics-AAUP/AFT (UNAC).

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

Affirmative Action Statement:

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination

Background Check:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Public Disclosure Statement:

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace. University of Alaska campuses are Tobacco-Free.

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.

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