Geosciences and Geological and Petroleum Engineering
Open unti filled with review of applications to begin November 16, 2018
Full Time/Part Time
Full Time (1.0 FTE)
The Department of Geosciences and Geological and Petroleum Engineering at the Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) in Rolla, Missouri is seeking outstanding applicants for a non-tenure track faculty position in the areas of drilling, drilling safety and drilling automation. Preference will be given to applicants who can contribute to the department's areas of strength such as experience working in the petroleum industry. Competitive salary commensurate with the rank and qualifications of the candidates will be offered.
Successful candidates will be expected to have strong commitments to (a) high-quality teaching both at the undergraduate and graduate levels in courses such as drilling and well design, offshore petroleum technology, drilling automation, unconventional petroleum resources, directional drilling, and petroleum reservoirs. (b) service in the applicant's professional community and our institution, and (c) increasing the diversity of both the student body and faculty. Applicants should have evidence of potential for excellence in high-quality teaching, service, and increasing diversity. Additionally, senior candidates should have demonstrated excellence in high-quality teaching. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Petroleum Engineering or a closely related field. Experience in the petroleum industry and eligibility for professional engineering registration are considered assets.
The GGPE Department has 22 tenured/tenure-track faculty and approximately 600 students (roughly evenly split between graduate and undergraduates). All of our programs offer B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees. The Petroleum Engineering program is ABET accredited and has 6 tenured/tenure-track faculty, approximately 140 undergraduate students and 63 on-campus graduate student.
Further details on required and desired attributes, skills and characteristics of the successful candidate, and the department's vision and strategic plan, activities, and research may be found at ggpe.mst.edu .
Missouri S&T's Department of GGPE, the campus, and the greater University of Missouri System are deeply committed to inclusion and valuing diversity. S&T has undertaken a number of initiatives to improve campus life and the work life balance of its faculty and staff (see http://hr.mst.edu ). Missouri S&T seeks to meet the needs of dual-career couples.
Interested candidates should electronically submit their application consisting of: 1) a cover letter, 2) a current curriculum vitae, 3) a teaching statement, 4) a diversity statement, and 5) complete contact information for at least four references to Missouri S&T's Human Resources Office at: http://hr.mst.edu/careers/academic/ , using Job Opening Reference Number 28164 . Acceptable electronic formats are PDF and MS Word. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and the review of applications will continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, applicants must apply by November 16, 2018. For more information prior to submitting an application, please contact the Search Committee Chair, Ralph Flori, email@example.com.
Missouri S&T is one of the nation's leading research universities with 98 degree programs in 39 disciplines. Founded in 1870 as one of the first technological institutions west of the Mississippi. Located about 100 miles west 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 offers degrees in engineering, the sciences, liberal arts, humanities and business, with master's and Ph.D. programs available in many of the science and engineering programs and master's degrees in biological sciences, business administration and technical communication. With nearly 9,000 students enrolled on campus and online, Missouri S&T is large enough to accommodate a diverse population, yet small enough for individuals to build high visibility and impactful careers.
PhD in Petroleum Engineering
Preferred Qualifications Drilling, Drilling Safety and Drilling Automation
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.
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