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 or associate professor beginning August 19, 2019. We seek an outstanding researcher and teacher who will advance mineral diversification through the creative use of science and technology and the efficient and environmentally-sound use of natural resources. This position would collaborate with the Natural Resource Research Institute and various partners including industry, government, universities, agencies, NGOs, native and local communities - to foster a more sustainable and diversified economy. An important aspect of this position will be the interaction with mining industries in Northeastern Minnesota to help address economic, processing, and environmental issues through research in extractive and environmental metallurgy, and applied material science. Job duties and responsibilities include academic and professional service, with teaching and externally funded research in the field of material science, metallurgy, mineral processing, and chemical engineering. Essential qualifications for the rank of assistant professor include a PhD in chemical engineering, metallurgical engineering, material science, or related fields; expertise in applied materials science and engineering, metallurgy, or mineral processing; effective written English language and oral communication skills; and the potential for obtaining external research funding. Candidates with previous experience at the rank of assistant professor or significant industrial experience may be considered for the rank of associate professor.
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: 327133. Click on the Job Title Associate Professor or Assistant Professor Chemical Engineering Department. Applications will be reviewed beginning 11/23/18. The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.