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Assistant Professor in Mining Engineering

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Assistant Professor in Mining Engineering
Requisition Number FE01960
Working Title
Department Name 8H350:Mining Engineering
Work Location Providence, Kentucky
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Non-Tenure Track
Required Education

Ph.D. in extractive metallurgy, minerals processing, chemical engineering or closely related field.

Required Related Experience

Experience in Mineral Processing

Required License/Registration/Certification


Job Summary

The Department of Mining Engineering at the University of Kentucky invites nominations and applications for a non-tenure-track faculty position. The successful candidate must hold a Ph.D. degree in extractive metallurgy, minerals processing, chemical engineering or a closely related field and must be committed to excellence in the areas research and service.

Responsibilities of the successful applicant will include providing support for existing research programs and the development of new funded research opportunities in the areas of applied extractive metallurgy and minerals processing. The successful candidate will assist faculty in developing and completing test programs in a number of environments including university laboratories, pilot-plants and operating processing facilities. Reporting the research findings to project sponsors and producing peer-reviewed journal publications are additional requirements of the position. The candidate will also participate in the education and training of post doctorates, graduate students and undergraduate students.

Application materials must include a CV and cover letter. Please also include the names and contact information for three references when prompted in the application. This information may be used to solicit reference letters from your contacts within the employment system.

Applications will be reviewed beginning August 1st, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Questions may be directed to Dr. Rick Honaker at rick.honaker@uky.edu

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? Yes
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply
Open Until Filled Yes
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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Posted: 2019-05-29 Expires: 2019-11-08

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