The Department of Mining and Materials Engineering at McGill University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Mining Engineering at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The expected appointment start date is August 1, 2018 or earlier as circumstances permit. The salary will be commensurate with experience.
Applications are invited in the general area of advanced sustainable mining systems. In particular, qualified candidates working in one or more of the following areas are strongly encouraged to apply. These are: mine waste management, mining automation & robotics, and rock fragmentation. Excellent candidates with research activities and interests in other advanced mining engineering areas may also be considered.
The Department is home to two programs – Mining Engineering and Materials Engineering. Mining is housed in the ADAMS Building, and has excellent facilities with strong activities in several research areas; see Annual Report at: http://www.mcgill.ca/minmat/. The Department is committed to excellence in teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels, and values service to the Department, Faculty, and University, as well as service to the profession and society at large. The successful candidate will play a leading role in maintaining McGill’s international reputation of excellence in research, teaching and service.
Applications will be reviewed starting September 15, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should submit their application via email, consisting of their resume, statements outlining experience and interests/plans in teaching and research, names and addresses of at least three referees, who can write letters of recommendation on their behalf, and, copies of up to five recent key publications to: Chair, Mining Faculty Search Committee Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
McGill University is among the top research intensive academic institutions in Canada, consistently ranked in the top universities worldwide in a number of recent surveys. McGill University is committed to diversity and equity in employment. It welcomes applications from: women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, visible minorities, and others who may contribute to diversification.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
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Candidates must have a Ph.D., preferably with a first degree in mining engineering or a related field such as civil, environmental, or mechanical. Evidence of outstanding research achievements, or research potential as evidenced by publication in leading journals in the field, is indispensable. Preferred qualifications include dedication to an environment that supports diversity of population and perspectives. As our students come from a wide range of disciplines, diverse cultures, and different backgrounds, we invite candidates to address in their application their ability to teach, supervise, and mentor in this context.
Membership or eligibility for membership in a Canadian professional engineering association is required.
The Department of Mining and Materials Engineering at McGill University is committed to excellence in teaching in its undergraduate and graduate programs and values service contributions of its Faculty members to the University, the profession and society at large. The successful candidate will play a leading role in maintaining McGill's international reputation of excellence in research, teaching and service.