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Assistant or Associate Professor West Virginia University

Posted by Tish on 09/23 at 09:45 AM

  Date Posted
  Sep. 16, 2015

  Job Title
  Assistant or Associate Professor

  Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering

  Department Website

  West Virginia University
  Morgantown, WV

  Application Deadline
  or until position is filled

  Position Start Date
  Jan. 1, 2016

  Website For Job

  Job Categories
  Assistant Professor

  Academic Fields

WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources Department of Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering

The Department of Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering (PNGE) at West Virginia University invites applications and nominations for a tenure-track faculty position at the level of assistant or associate professor to begin on January 1, 2016.

To qualify, applicants must have an earned Ph.D. in petroleum engineering or petroleum and natural gas engineering at the time of appointment. The responsibilities of this position will include teaching a variety of petroleum and natural gas engineering courses, both at the graduate and undergraduate levels and developing an active, externally sponsored research program in the area of Natural Gas Recovery from Unconventional Reservoirs, with an emphasis on drilling and completion.

The Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources has seven academic departments, over 4,300 students, and 140 faculty members, with about $30M in annual external research expenditures. The Statler College is nationally recognized for high quality teaching, excellent research, and outstanding faculty and students. The PNGE Department has 8 faculty members, 386 undergraduate, and 41 graduate students. The Department offers degrees at the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. levels.

WVU is the State’s comprehensive Land Grant University with an enrollment of nearly 32,000 students and a Carnegie Classification – High Research. Morgantown and vicinity has a diverse population of about 62,000 residents and is ranked among the most livable small cities in the country. The community lies within a high technology corridor that also includes several federal research facilities as well as industries very active in shale gas operations. The city is readily accessible and within driving distance from Pittsburgh, PA and Washington, DC. For more information on WVU and Morgantown, see http://www.wvu.edu and http://www.morgantown.com.

To apply for this position, interested candidates should submit, as a single PDF document, a letter of application, curriculum vitae, research statement, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for at least three professional refer¬ences to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). Review of applications will begin November 1, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. For further information, contact Search Committee Chair, Dr. Kashy Aminian, by telephone (304-293-3964) or
e-mail (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)) or visit the PNGE website at http://www.pnge.statler.wvu.edu.

West Virginia University is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer. Under-represented class members are encouraged to apply. This includes: minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans.

  EEO/AA Policy

  West Virginia University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans in commitment to building a diverse body of faculty and staff. West Virginia University is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity

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