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Research Assistant Professor - Mining Engineering Department

Employer
Colorado School of Mines
Location
Colorado, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jan 20, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Public Administration & Policy, Urban & Regional Planning, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biotechnology & Bioengineering, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Title

Research Assistant Professor

The Opportunity

Research Assistant Professor will be jointly appointed in the Mining Engineering Department and the Payne Institute for Public Policy. Will work on research related to artisanal and small-scale mining, mineral supply chains, the energy transition, and other related topics. Particular focus in Latin America.

Responsibilities
  1. Develop and implement academic research projects in dependently and as a team. Conceptualize and design research programs, design research protocols, coordinate interdisciplinary research teams, lead quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis on artisanal and small-scale mining, mineral supply chains, and just energy transitions.
  2. Collaborate with engineers, applied scientists, and social scientists on research proposals, data collection and analysis, and publications
  3. Lead manuscript writing based on empirical research, lead all phases of publication in peer reviewed journals
  4. Mentor and teach undergraduate and graduate students in courses and during graduate research
  5. Grant proposal, policy brief, and white paper writing
  6. Identify funding and research opportunities, develop proposals and project plans.
Minimum Qualifications
  1. PhD in Geography or related discipline
  2. Experience working in Latin America on topics related to artisanal and small-scale mining
  3. Bilingual Spanish/English
  4. Publishing track record
  5. 2 or more years of experience working on interdisciplinary teams and projects
Preferred Qualifications
  1. Experience working on teams with engineers, applied scientists, and social scientists
  2. Experience working in rural communities in Peru
  3. Experience supervising and mentoring junior research colleagues

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. An arid climate and an average 300 days of sunshine per year make the 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, veteran 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 - $70,000

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, veterans 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 Yes COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement This position will require documented proof of full COVID-19 vaccination. New employees will be required to provide attestation to their status with proof of vaccination upon hire.
Religious and medical exemptions and reasonable accommodation shall be addressed as required by law pursuant to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s vaccination guidance.

Advertised: Jan 20, 2022 Mountain Standard Time
Applications close: Jan 24, 2022 11:55 PM Mountain Standard Time

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