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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Practice, Mining (Multiple Positions)

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Position Details

Position Information

Title Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Practice, Mining (Multiple Positions)
Department Mining & Geological Engr (2802)
Medical Sub-Speciality
Location Main Campus
Position Summary

The University of Arizona’s Department of Mining and Geological Engineering (MGE) invites applicants for full or part-time, non-tenure-eligible, multiyear-renewable-term faculty positions at the rank of Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Practice, to begin in August 2017. Position title and salary will be based on the qualifications of the selected candidate. This is a fiscal year appointment.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

The department has teaching needs in a number of areas, including mine design, geomechanics, mineral processing, and a new executive training program. Duties include:

  • Teaching both on-campus and online students.
  • Preparing on-campus and online course materials.
  • Participating in field trips and other forms of active engagement with students.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Minimum Qualifications
  • PhD or M.S. in Mining Engineering or related field.
  • Three years of experience in mining or related industry.
  • Some management experience.
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching.
  • Strong commitment to teaching at the University of Arizona and to student engagement.
  • Ability to drive according to the University Fleet Safety Policy.
Preferred Qualifications
  • PhD in Mining Engineering.
  • Applicants with only a Masters degree should have a strong desire to continue their education at the University of Arizona and pursue a PhD degree.
Rank To be determined.
Tenure Information Nontenure-Eligible (NTE)
FLSA Exempt
FTE 0.50 - 1.00
Full Time/Part Time To be determined.
Number of Hours Worked per Week 20-40 hours per week
Benefits Eligible Yes - Full Benefits
Posted Rate of Pay DOE
Job Category Faculty
Type of criminal background check required: Fingerprint criminal background check (security sensitive due to job duties)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F20995
Number of Vacancies Multiple
Desired Start Date 08/01/2017
Position End Date (if temporary)
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates

Dr. John Kemeny

Open Date 06/07/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Review Begins On 06/19/2017
Special Instructions Summary
Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we encourage diverse candidates to apply, including people of color, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff, and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Can you perform the essential functions (job duties) of this position with or without accommodation?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Arizona Daily Star
    • Arizona Republic
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Department of Economic Security (DES)
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Jobing.Com
    • LinkedIn
    • Local Job Banks
    • Pima County One-Stop
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by UA Employee
    • Invited by Dept to Apply
    • UA Website
    • Other
  3. * Do you have a PhD or M.S. in Mining Engineering or related field?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents