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Assistant Professor-Metallurgical & Materials Engineering

Montana Tech Butte ,MT
  • Posted: 8 days ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Assistant Professor-Metallurgical & Materials Engineering

Montana Technological University provides a comprehensive benefits package for all eligible positions that includes health, dental and vision insurance, mandatory retirement plan with employer contribution, partial tuition waiver, and a wellness program.

DUTIES:

  • Teach a broad range of materials-related undergraduate and graduate courses in the M&ME Dept. as well as occasional service courses for the School of Mines and Engineering and/or College of Letters, Sciences, and Professional Studies;
  • Teach core and elective courses in the Materials Science Ph.D. program (in partial fulfillment of Duty 1, above);
  • Establish and conduct a program of original, externally funded research;
  • Advise undergraduate and graduate students;
  • Adhere to the faculty policies and guidelines in the MTU Faculty and Staff Handbook and M&ME Department Standards.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • An earned Ph.D. in materials science, materials engineering, or a closely related science or engineering field at the time of the appointment;
  • A documented record of professional experience and growth in interdisciplinary materials science/engineering;
  • Demonstrated ability for conception, execution, and completion of materials-related research at the Ph.D. level;
  • Effective verbal and written English communications skills demonstrated by a record of formal lectures, presentations, and publications.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • An undergraduate degree from an ABET-accredited program in materials engineering, metallurgical engineering, chemical engineering, or mechanical engineering;
  • Ability to obtain professional engineering licensure;
  • A post-doctoral research associate appointment and/or industrial experience;
  • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • The ability to deliver nine 50-minute lectures per week over the course of each fifteen-week semester;
  • The ability to continuously instruct laboratories of 1- to 3-hours duration on a weekly basis throughout each semester;
  • The ability to use hand tools, operate laboratory equipment and electronic instrumentation, and perform light to moderate lifting (15 kg). 

Applications received by December 11, 2020 will be guaranteed full review and consideration.  Applications received after that date may be considered until an adequate applicant pool has been established.

For full consideration application materials must be complete.  

Please include: 

  • Cover letter addressing qualifications,
  • Resume
  • Contact information for 3 professional references. 

Any offer of employment is contingent upon a satisfactory criminal background check. 

Montana Tech is committed to providing a working and learning environment free from discrimination. As such, the University does not discriminate in the admission, access to or conduct of its educational programs and activities nor in its employment policies and practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, creed, service in the uniformed services (as defined in state and federal law), veteran status, gender, age, political beliefs, marital or family status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation or preference. In support of the University’s mission to be inclusive and diverse, applications from qualified minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are highly encouraged. Montana Tech makes accommodation for any known disability that may interfere with an applicant’s ability to compete in the hiring process or an employee’s ability to perform the duties of the job. In compliance with the Montana Veteran’s Employment Preference Act, Montana Tech provides preference in employment to veterans, disabled veterans, and certain eligible relatives of veterans.  To claim veteran’s preference please complete the employment (veteran’s) preference form located on the employment page and email to humanresources@mtech.edu.  You must include the job title of the position in which you are applying.

To request an accommodation, contact Cathy Isakson 406-496-4380; cisakson@mtech.edu

 

 

 

Montana Technological University provides a comprehensive benefits package for all eligible positions that includes health, dental and vision insurance, mandatory retirement plan with employer contribution, partial tuition waiver, and a wellness program.

Montana Technological University, Butte Montana, is nestled in the Heart of the Rocky Mountains along the Continental Divide, where I-15 and I-90 intersect. We are home to the largest National Historic District in the country. Montana Tech is a special focus institution with a reputation for excellence and value. Montana Tech is ranked #1 in the nation by CollegeNET.

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