Assistant Professor - Geosciences and Geological and Petroleum Engineering #0008
Rolla, MO 
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Job Description
Job ID
43926
Location
Rolla
Full/Part Time
Full-Time
Hiring Department
The Department of Geosciences and Geological and Petroleum Engineering
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled, review of applications to begin October 31, 2022
Full Time/Part Time
Full Time, Benefit Eligible
Job Description

The Department of Geosciences and Geological and Petroleum Engineering (GGPE) at the Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Geological Engineering (tenure track) to begin August 2023. Research areas may include the application of remotely sensed data to geotechnical engineering, geohazards, water resources, renewable energy, ecosystem, and/or climate change.

Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in GIS, remote sensing, and other areas of expertise; research and scholarly publication; and advising and mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students. The successful candidate will be expected to collaborate with colleagues on campus and with national and international colleagues to develop a dynamic, externally funded, cross-disciplinary research program.

Minimum Qualifications

A Ph.D. in geological engineering or closely related discipline is required at the time of appointment.

Preferred Qualifications

We seek a candidate with expertise in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and the collection and application of remotely sensed data (satellite, drones, or aircraft) for solving engineering problems.

Experience with computational analysis of large GIS and remote sensing data sets, will be advantageous.

Exceptionally well qualified individuals seeking appointment at the Associate Professor level may be considered.

Interested candidates should electronically submit their application consisting of: 1) a cover letter, 2) a current curriculum vitae, 3) a research statement, 4) a teaching statement, 5) a diversity statement, and 6) complete contact information for at least four references to Missouri S&T's Human Resources Office at: using Reference Number 00083267. Acceptable electronic formats are PDF and MS Word. Deadline for priority consideration is October 31, 2022, and the review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

About Missouri S&T

Founded in 1870 as the Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy, Missouri University of Science and Technology is one of the top technological institutions in the nation and among the first technological institutions established west of the Mississippi River. A US News and World Report Top 100 national public university, Missouri S&T serves 7,200 students and counts over 55,000 living alumni, including world-famous astronauts, scientists, engineers, inventors, and business leaders. S&T has three colleges: the College of the Arts, Sciences, and Education; the College of Engineering and Computing; and the newly established Kummer College of Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Development. Nearly 400 faculty offer 101 degree undergraduate and graduate programs in business, engineering, science, computing, social sciences, and the humanities. Students entering S&T have an average ACT of 28.5, while 80% of all students are Missouri residents and 20% are first-generation.

In 2020, alumnus Fred Kummer and his wife June donated $300M to create the Kummer Institute of Student Success, Research, and Economic Development, with three primary objectives: (1) elevate S&T's reputation as an educational and research organization, (2) create broad access to S&T's exceptional STEM and business programs through outreach to Missouri's K-12 communities, and (3) drive economic development regionally, statewide, and beyond. Missouri S&T is currently poised for dramatic achievement in these areas as the vision of the Kummer family is brought to fruition.

Located about 100 miles southwest of St. Louis in the multicultural community of Rolla, Missouri, S&T is an accessible, safe, and friendly campus surrounded by Ozarks scenery.

Missouri S&T's Department of Geosciences and Geological and Petroleum Engineering, the campus, and the greater University of Missouri System are deeply committed to inclusion and valuing diversity. Missouri S&T has undertaken a number initiatives to improve campus life and the work/life balance of its faculty and staff (see ). Missouri S&T seeks to meet the needs of dual-career couples. ()

The final candidate is required to provide copies of official transcript(s) for any college degree(s) listed in application materials submitted. Copies of 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.

Comments

The final candidate is required to provide copies of official transcript(s) for any college degree(s) listed in application materials submitted. Copies of 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.

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The University's nondiscrimination policy applies to any phase of its employment process, any phase of its admission or financial aid programs, or other aspects of its educational programs or activities. Further, this policy applies to sexual violence or sexual harassment, both forms of sex discrimination, occurring within the educational program and instances occurring outside of the educational program if the conduct negatively affects the victim's educational experience or the overall campus environment.

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Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full or Part Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
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