Job for: Assistant Professor, Mining Engineering*

Assistant Professor, Mining Engineering*:

Assistant Professor, Mining Engineering*

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Please attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research plan, and names and contact information for at least three references.

Position Information

Position Information

Job TitleAssistant Professor, Mining Engineering*
DepartmentMining Engineering
Department Web Address
Full Time Equivalent100%
Position TypeAcademic Faculty
List Rank/Range(s)II
Tenure TrackTenure Track
Job DescriptionThe Department of Mining and Metallurgical Engineering invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in Mining Engineering at the assistant professor level beginning July 2014. Instructional excellence, an active externally funded research program, and quality publications in peer-reviewed journals are expected. The faculty member can expect to teach both undergraduate and graduate level mining engineering courses and to mentor the research programs of Master’s and PhD candidates; start-up package provided. Applications should be received by 11/4/2013 to ensure full consideration.
Required QualificationsCandidates must have an earned doctorate in Mining Engineering or a related field.
Preferred QualificationsCandidates with postdoctoral, academic and/or industry experience beyond the doctorate are preferred. Research interests in mine lifecycle, mine safety and health, mine/community/environmental sustainability, mine economics, and mineral resource estimation are preferred, although candidates in all areas of research will be considered.
Contact Information for this PositionPrisilia Maldonado-Masegian, Search Coordinator,, 775-784-6961
Katherine McCall, Search Chair,
Special Instructions to ApplicantsPlease attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research plan, and names and contact information for at least three references.
Job Open Date09/18/2013
Job Close Date
Open Until FilledYes
Search Number71367
Note to All ApplicantsA background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member’s first day of employment.

The University of Nevada, Reno is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its students and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, and sexual orientation, or genetic information, gender identity, or gender expression. The University of Nevada, Reno employs only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

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Required Documents

Required Documents
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  2. Resume/CV
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  5. Statement of Research and Plans
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