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Research Assistant Professor - Center for Underground Construction and Tunneling

Colorado School of Mines
Colorado, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Feb 1, 2023

Position Title
Research Assistant Professor - Center for Underground Construction and Tunneling
The Opportunity

The Center for Underground seeks outstanding applicants for a Research Assistant Professor position focused on slurry and earth pressure balance tunnel boring machine and drilling soil testing and analysis.

  • Manage, conduct, and participate in various research studies in slurry and earth pressure balance tunnel boring machine and drilling soil testing and analysis
  • Prepare and submit proposals/budgets to acquire new funding
  • Prepare write, review, and edit research reports refereed journal articles, conference papers, research summaries, and status/progress reports
  • Prepare and provide technical presentations for research
  • Author and submit manuscripts to peer-reviewed journals for dissemination of results
  • Mentor undergraduate and Ph.D. students efficiently and assist with their publications

Minimum Qualifications
  • Applicants are required to have a Ph.D. in civil-geotechnical engineering, or closely related field, plus a minimum of 2 years of research experience in slurry and earth pressure balance tunnel boring machine and drilling soil testing and analysis
  • At least two years of post-doctoral experience
  • Must be able to work on several projects simultaneously
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • English language proficiency
  • Creative and collaborative approach
About Mines & Golden, CO

Mines is consistently ranked among the top engineering colleges in the United States and ranks number one as the best public school in the state for best value colleges. Mines is located in the heart of Golden, Colorado, a western suburb of Denver. The campus location offers a small-town ambiance with close proximity to all that the Denver metropolitan area has to offer with an abundance of cultural events, museums, theaters and sporting venues. A sunny, high-altitude climate with outstanding outdoor recreation opportunities make the Denver area an ideal place to live, work and play. We seek individuals who value a diverse and inclusive community – offering different perspectives, experiences, and cultures that enrich the educational and work experience.
Equal Opportunity

Colorado School of Mines is committed to equal opportunity for all persons. Mines does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), ancestry, creed, marital status, race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veterans status or current military service. Further, Mines does not retaliate against community members for filing complaints regarding or implicating any of these protected statuses.

Mines’ commitment to nondiscrimination, affirmative action, equal opportunity and equal access is reflected in the administration of its policies, procedures, programs and activities and in its efforts to achieve a diverse student body and workforce.

Through its policies, procedures and resources, Mines complies with federal law, Colorado state law, administrative regulations, executive orders and other legal requirements to prevent discrimination (including harassment or retaliation) within the Mines campus community and to address potential allegations of inequity or concerns for safety.

Pay Range

$65,000 - $75,000 per year

Mines takes into consideration a combination of candidate’s education, training and experience as well as the position’s scope and complexity, the discretion and latitude required in the role, work location, and external market and internal value when determining a salary level for potential new employees.

Total Rewards
Mines is proud to provide exceptional benefits that include pay, health & wellness and work/life balance offerings. Our portfolio of benefits includes medical, dental, vision, disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, and retirement savings plans. Additionally, Mines employees are eligible for tuition benefits (for employees and dependents), generous paid holidays and leaves and discount programs. For more information, visit Mines benefits .
How to Apply
Applicants will be asked to complete an online application (personal information, demographic information, references, veteran status) and upload a CV and cover letter (required). References will not be contacted until later in the selection process and you will be informed before that contact is made.
Background Investigation Required

Advertised: Feb 1, 2023 Mountain Standard Time
Applications close: Feb 6, 2023 11:55 PM Mountain Standard Time

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