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Assistant Professor or Associate Professor

Company: Montana Tech
Location: Butte
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Assistant Professor or Associate Professor - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - (Position Title will be determined by the Department Standards)Metallurgical and Materials Engineering - - -Position Start Date August 16, 2023Montana 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.Applications received by January 15, 2023 will be guaranteed full review and consideration. - Applications received after that date may be considered until an adequate applicant pool has been established.DUTIES:The Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Department is committed to student learning and success. Department standards require faculty to be excellent teachers, engage in professional development and scholarly activities, and provide service to the Department, the University, and the Profession. The Nucor Professor's responsibilities will include focusing on various aspects of ferrous metallurgy with specific emphasis on current and emerging industry practices in secondary steelmaking, metal forming, and shaping. -

The Nucor Professor will teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate level that may include assignments to undergraduate laboratories, the two-course/three-credit senior design sequence, and/or service courses. The successful candidate will be an outstanding educator with a strong and demonstrable commitment to teaching.
The Nucor Professor will develop an internationally recognized program of externally funded research. The professor will be the thesis advisor and committee chair for graduate students in the Materials Science and Engineering M.S. Program and the Materials Science Ph.D. Program. The professor is expected to establish strong collaborations with colleagues in the M&ME Department as well as other faculty across the campus, especially with the Mechanical Engineering Department.
The Nucor Professor will contribute service to the Department and University in the areas of pedagogy, assessment, curricular innovation, and/or program accreditation. The professor will advise and mentor undergraduate and graduate students and facilitate student engagement with the industry. Active membership and involvement in the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) are expected.REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
An earned doctorate (Ph.D. or Sc.D.) in Metallurgical Engineering, Materials Engineering, Materials Science, or a closely related field before the starting date.
Versatility, interest, and capability to teach a range of undergraduate and graduate classes, including laboratories, within the department and service classes external to the department.
Experience in conducting metallurgical research with interests that include steelmaking, metal forming, and shaping. Proficiency must be documented by a verifiable record of technical publications and presentations that include book chapters, refereed journal articles, and formal technical reports on the relevant subject matter.
English language fluency; excellent verbal and written communication skills. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Three or more years of experience that includes technical responsibility for metallurgical operations and/or research in iron and steelmaking; expertise in secondary (electric arc furnace) steelmaking.
    • An undergraduate degree in metallurgical engineering, materials engineering, or a closely related engineering discipline.
      • Passed the Fundamentals of Engineering Examination or, preferably, have an active Professional Engineering license in one or more U.S. states.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). - -For full consideration application materials -must be complete. -Please include: -
        Cover letter addressing qualifications, Resume Contact information for -3 professional references. - - - -For full consideration application materials must be complete. 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 You must include the job title of the position in which you are applying.To request an accommodation for the application or interview, please contact Cathy Isakson 406-496-4380; cisakson@mtech.eduMontana 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. Powered by JazzHR

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