Faculty Position - Mining Engineering

Mining Engineering
Faculty of Science and Engineering
Department of Mining, Metallurgical and Material engineering

Located in the heart of Quebec City, recognized Université Laval is a major research university of more than 45,000 students. The university has an international orientation and is recognized for its excellence in teaching and research.

The Department of Mining, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering at Université Laval (www.gmn.ulaval.ca), invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Mining Engineering. The Department has a faculty of 15 professors and provides undergraduate and graduate programs in Mining and Mineral Processing Engineering and Materials and Metallurgical Engineering to over 300 undergraduate students and over a hundred graduate students.

The candidate must possess a strong expertise in research in the field of mining engineering, as well as relevant experience in teaching. The candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, supervise graduate students and carry out sponsored or contractual research. The candidate is expected to develop a sponsored and innovative research program in the field of mining extraction in the context of deep or extreme condition mining.

The successful candidate will hold an undergraduate degree and a PhD in mining engineering or in a closely related field. He or she will be a member (P. Eng.) of the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec (the Quebec Corporation of Engineers) or take the necessary steps to become a member within two years from assuming the post. As teaching activities are in French, the selected candidate should be able to communicate and write in French. The successful candidates will meet the necessary qualifications for the position and will be selected based on the following criteria:
  • Quality of the academic background;
  • Experience and potential in research, in technology transfer, and in scientific management;
  • Experience and potential in teaching;
  • Achievements in the field of mining engineering in the context of deep or extreme condition mining;
  • Adequacy of qualifications and experience in relation to the description of the position;
  • Potential of integration and synergy with current faculty members.
Application deadline: 15 January 2018. The University retains the right to consider applications until the position is filled.

Expected starting date: between May and September 2018.

Interested candidates should submit an application that includes: 1) a letter of intent; 2) a recent curriculum vitae; 3) a statement of teaching (max 2 pages); 4) a statement of research interests and vision (max 2 pages); 5) the names and full contact details of three referees to whom the candidate will have requested references.

Please submit your complete application to:

Martin Grenon, Ph.D., ing., Directeur p.i.
Département de génie des mines, de la métallurgie et des matériaux
Faculté des sciences et de génie, Université Laval
Québec (Québec) G1V 0A6 CANADA

Valuing diversity, Université Laval encourages all qualified individuals to apply, particularly women, visible and ethnic minorities, aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities, but priority will be given to Canadians and Canadian permanent residents.

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