The Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Minnesota, Duluth (UMD) has a full-time, tenure track faculty position open at the rank of assistant professor beginning August 20, 2018. The successful candidate will be part of a sustainable mining initiative in the Swenson College of Science and Engineering. We seek an outstanding researcher and teacher who will advance sustainable and responsible mining and mineral diversification through the creative use of science and technology and the efficient and environmentally-friendly use of natural resources. This position is part of an interdisciplinary cluster across the Swenson college and UMD’s Natural Resources Research Institute (NRRI). The Institute collaborates with various partners including industry, government, universities, agencies, NGOs, native and local communities – to foster a sustainable, more diversified economy and a healthy environment. An important aspect of this position will be the interaction with the mining industries in Northeastern Minnesota to help address economic, processing, environmental, and production issues through research in extractive and environmental metallurgy, and applied material science. Job duties and responsibilities include academic and professional service, and teaching and research in the field of extractive or environmental metallurgy, mineral processing, materials science, and chemical engineering. Essential qualifications for the rank of assistant include a PhD in chemical engineering, metallurgical engineering, material science, or allied fields; expertise in extractive metallurgy, mineral processing, or applied material science or engineering; effective written English language and oral communication skills; and the potential for obtaining external research funding.
The University of Minnesota requires online applications for this position. For a complete job description and to apply for this position go to http://www1.umn.edu/ohr/employment/ and search for job opening: 322895, Click on Job Title: Assistant Professor UMD Chemical Engineering Department. Applications will be reviewed beginning 4/9/18. The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer