Christine Wiedinmyer christin at ucar.edu
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*Work type:*Tenure/Tenured Track Faculty Full Time
*Categories:*Faculty (Academic/Research/Teaching)

Position Title: 	Fogarty Endowed Chair in Economic Geology (Associate or 
Full Professor)
Job Description: 	

Colorado School of Mines (Mines) invites applications for the Charles 
Fogarty Endowed Chair in Economic Geology, an academic faculty position 
in the Department of Geology and Geological Engineering within the 
College of Earth Resource Sciences and Engineering. The position is 
anticipated to be filled at the rank of Associate or Full Professor. 
Desirable candidates will share in our department's enthusiasm to meet 
the challenges of creating a sustainable global society through 
educating the next generation of leading scientists and engineers and 
expanding the frontiers of knowledge through research. The successful 
candidate must bring the skills needed to develop a world-class research 
program and will be expected to have strong network connections with 
both the national and international minerals industry. Mines provides a 
unique environment for the Charles Fogarty Professor to collaborate not 
only with excellent research groups in Geology and Geological 
Engineering but also in other departments (e.g., Economics and Business, 
Mining Engineering, Geophysics, Chemistry/Geochemistry).


The successful candidate will be expected to develop a vigorous 
externally funded research program in the field of economic geology, 
maintain a strong record of scholarly publishing, teach at the 
undergraduate and graduate levels, and direct graduate research and 
supervise thesis projects. The successful candidate will be expected to 
participate in field education at the graduate level and represent the 
department and campus through service and professional engagement in the 
global economic geology community.

Minimum Qualifications: 	Applicants will have earned a doctoral degree 
in economic geology or a related discipline, and will have demonstrated 
or possess the skill set necessary for tenure at a research-active 
university like Mines.  The successful candidate must have demonstrated 
leadership in scholarship, service, and teaching at the undergraduate 
and graduate levels or must have a leadership role in the exploration 
and mining industry. Applicants for consideration at the Professor rank 
must also demonstrate national and international recognition in economic 
geology. Candidates must possess excellent interpersonal and 
communication skills and embrace a collaborative style of research and 
teaching. Candidates must have a superior record of collaborative 
relationships with industry.
Preferred Qualifications: 	Candidates with a background which includes 
experience in mineral exploration and mining are preferred. Preference 
will be given to candidates whose research interests hold potential for 
multidisciplinary collaboration.
Department Description: 	

Mines is a science and engineering institution focused on earth, energy, 
and the environment with a global reputation for excellence. With USGS 
offices located on, and near to, the campus and several world-class 
government and private research institutions nearby, Mines provides many 
opportunities for multidisciplinary research collaborations. Founded in 
1922, the Department of Geology and Geological Engineering conducts 
education and research programs leading to B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees 
in Economic Geology, Geology, Geological Engineering, Geochemistry, 
Hydrologic Sciences and Engineering, and Underground Construction and 
Tunneling. The department is comprised of 18 academic faculty, 8 
research and affiliated faculty, and 140 undergraduate and 180 graduate 
students. There are currently nine significant research centers and 
consortia in the department funded by industry and/or government 
agencies. Resources include laboratories for experimental investigations 
and mineral, rock, and water analyses, including a state-of-the-art 
electron beam facility. The department houses world-class mineral and 
core collections for teaching and research, as well as advanced computer 
laboratories. For more information about the Department of Geology and 
Geological Engineering, visit_http://geology.mines.edu/_.

How to Apply: 	

Applicants will be asked to complete an online application (personal 
information, demographic information, names and contact information for 
at least three references from whom letters may be subsequently 
requested, veterans status) and upload the following: a letter of 
interest addressing each of the qualifications, a curriculum vitae, a 
list of publications, statements of research and teaching interest and a 
record of research funding. Incomplete application packages will not be 

*Review of applications will begin by December 1, 2016.*Applications 
will be accepted after this date until suitable candidates are 
identified. Questions about this position may be addressed to Dr. M. 
Stephen Enders, menders at mines.edu, Interim Department Head of Geology 
and Geological Engineering.

Compensation: 	Starting salary will be determined by the qualifications 
of the selected applicant balanced with departmental budget 
availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available 
market information. Mines provides an attractive benefits package 
including fully paid health and dental insurance. Part of Mines' mission 
is to create a family-friendly environment supported through our 
dependent tuition benefits, parental leave benefits, and dependent care 
assistance plan, as well as in special events, camps, and programming. 
For more information visit:family.mines.edu <http://family.mines.edu/>
Background Investigation Required: 	Yes

*Advertised:*06 Oct 2016Mountain Daylight Time
*Applications close:*

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