Faculty Hiring

Job Title: Professor and Program Chair in Mining Engineering

Job Number: 85927
Job Title: Professor and Program Chair in Mining Engineering
Link to Job on Job Website: https://psu.jobs/job/85927 
Department: John and Willie Leone Family Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering Sup Org: College of Earth and Mineral Sciences Campus Location: UP
Number of Jobs: 1          
Announce Start Date: 02/27/2019
Closing End Date:  12/31/2099   

Faculty Announcement:  The John and Willie Leone Family Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering (EME; http://www.eme.psu.edu) at The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, invites nominations and applications for a tenure-line faculty and program chair position in Mining Engineering. The successful candidate should have an exceptional record of scholarship, previous academic or professional leadership experience, and be qualified for an appointment with tenure. Requirements include a doctoral degree, as well as demonstrated teaching and research experience in mining and mineral engineering, or related fields. Applicants with a professional engineering license and industrial experience are encouraged to apply. Candidates are expected to have an excellent record of peer-reviewed publications and an externally funded research program. The candidate will be expected to provide leadership in expanding the Mining Engineering program and related industrial partnerships, conduct world-class research, teach undergraduate and graduate level courses, and supervise graduate students at the MS and Ph.D. levels. The successful candidate may be eligible to hold one of the endowed chairs in Mining Engineering. EME is a unique interdisciplinary department that is home to Penn State’s undergraduate degree programs in Energy Business and Finance, Energy Engineering, Energy and Sustainability Policy, Environmental Systems Engineering, Mining Engineering, and Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering. The department also offers MS and Ph.D. degrees in Energy and Mineral Engineering with options focusing on each program area.  Mining has a long and acclaimed history at Penn State focused on all phases of coal mining and mine health and safety, and now expanding into aggregates and critical minerals. The search committee is particularly interested in the candidate’s vision for ways that Mining Engineering program can interact and collaborate with the other academic programs in the department and also across the college and university. Applications materials should include, in a single pdf file: cover letter; curriculum vitae; statement of research and teaching interests; discussion of the candidate’s vision for the Mining Engineering program; evidence of commitment to fostering diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence (either woven through application materials or as a separate diversity statement); three sample publications; and names and contact information for three references. These materials must be submitted electronically to psu.jobs. Questions can be directed to the Search Committee chair, Dr. Shimin Liu, at szl3@psu.edu. Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies. Review of applications will begin April 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Apply online at https://psu.jobs/job/85927

Job Title: Tenure-Line Assistant/Associate/Professor

Job Number: 84787
Link to Job on Job Website: https://psu.jobs/job/84787
Department: John and Willie Leone Family Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering Sup Org: College of Earth and Mineral Sciences Campus Location: UP
Number of Jobs: 2
Announce Start Date: 12/20/2018
Closing End Date:  12/31/2099

Faculty Announcement:  The John and Willie Leone Family Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering, College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, at The Pennsylvania State University, on the University Park campus, invites applications for two tenure-line positions: Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor ranks with research interests in the application of science and engineering to energy challenges. Applications from women and under-represented groups are strongly encouraged. This position will support the thematic area of the Penn State strategic plan: Stewarding our Planet’s Resources. The department specializes in energy through the application of science, engineering, economics, and policy. These positions will likely be co-funded by university institutes, such as the Penn States Institutes of Energy and the Environment (www.psiee.psu.edu), Materials Research Institute (www.mri.psu.edu), the EMS Energy Institute (www.energy.psu.edu), and also the Department of Chemical Engineering (www.che.psu.edu). The teaching contribution will be primarily within the Energy Engineering program (one of seven departmental undergraduate programs). The department also offers MS and PhD degrees in Energy and Mineral Engineering with options in fuel science; energy systems engineering; mining and mineral processes engineering; and petroleum and natural gas engineering. More information about the department can be found at (http://www.eme.psu.edu). Qualification for the position is a doctorate in energy related engineering or science discipline that must be completed by the start date of the position. Those considered for the Associate level or higher must demonstrate an established commensurate record in research and teaching. The candidate must have the ability to teach and develop undergraduate energy engineering courses and contribute to graduate education in the department. Applications materials, in a single pdf file, should include: a cover letter highlighting qualifications for the position; a curriculum vitae including educational background, employment history, and a list of peer reviewed publications and other technical papers; statements addressing research and teaching interests along with a statement on past or future contributions to diversity and inclusion; names, addresses, email and telephone numbers of four references. Application materials must be submitted electronically and should be address to: Chair of Energy Engineering Faculty Search Committee. Applicants should also provide evidence, either woven through their application materials, or as a separate diversity statement, of a commitment to fostering diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence and engagement in their work environment. Review of applicants will begin on January 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

 

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