Posted until filled with review of applications to begin March 1, 2016
Full Time/Part Time
Full-time, tenure track
The Department of Geosciences and Geological and Petroleum Engineering (GGPE) at Missouri S&T seeks applicants for a full-time tenure track faculty opening in Petroleum Engineering with appointment at the assistant or associate professor level to begin August, 2016. The successful candidate is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, develop an externally-funded research program, participate in student advising, outreach programs, curricular development, and perform university and professional service. A PhD in petroleum engineering or a related discipline is required. Preference will be given to those applicants whose specialties are in the areas of drilling engineering, well completions, geomechanics or hydraulic fracturing. Industry experience is also preferred.
Recognized for its academic excellence and strong return on investment, Missouri S&T consistently ranks among the top Best Investment public universities for both in-state and out-of-state students. Missouri S&T is a technological research university with a strong emphasis in engineering, science and technology. There are approximately 8000 students (6200 undergrads, 1800 grad students) in 55 different degree programs. The GGPE department consists of 21 faculty, over 360 undergraduates, and over 300 graduate students in Geology, Geophysics, Geological and Petroleum Engineering.
Missouri S & T is located in Rolla, Missouri. The city of St. Louis and its international airport are within easy driving distance. Missouri S&T has been listed as the 1st and 3rd best investments for out-of-state and in-state students, respectively, by Newsweek; 7th among all public universities for providing the best return on investment by U.S. News & World Report. The university is making strategic investments with significant growth potential. Its 284 acre campus is situated amid the scenic rolling hills of the Ozarks and near some of Missouri's most beautiful spring-fed creeks, caves, and other natural formations. Many recreational opportunities are nearby. More information about the campus can be found at http://www.mst.edu.
For additional information (but not to submit applications) contact Dr. Shari Dunn-Norman, 151 McNutt Hall, Rolla, MO 65409; firstname.lastname@example.org; (573) 341-4840.
Interested candidates should electronically submit an application consisting of a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, one sample publication, and complete contact information for five references to the Missouri S&T's Human Resource Office at http://hr.mst.edu/careers/academic/. Review of applications will begin March 1, 2016, and continue until the position is filled.
All submitted application materials must have the position reference number 00065568 to be processed. Acceptable electronic formats that can be used for email attachments include PDF and Word; hardcopy application materials will not be accepted. Missouri S&T participates in E-Verify. For more information on E-Verify, please contact DHS at 1-888-464-4218.
The final candidate is required to provide official transcript(s) for any college degree(s) listed in application materials submitted. Copies of transcript(s) must 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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