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Faculty Positions in Petroleum Engineering
Continental Resources Distinguished Professor
The University of North Dakota College of Engineering and Mines (CEM) seeks applicants for the following positions in the Department of Petroleum Engineering:
- Department Chair
- One or more faculty members at Assistant/Associate levels
Qualified candidates will also be considered for the Continental Resources Distinguished Professorship, which was established by a generous gift from Continental Resources Inc.
We seek applicants with skills for effective teaching and innovative research. We expect to hire at all levels. Candidates for senior positions must demonstrate a proven track record in academia, industry, or both. The successful candidates will have the opportunity to work near North Dakota's Williston Basin huge unconventional petroleum reserve. Advances in petroleum geology and engineering have led to North Dakota becoming the second largest oil producing state in the U.S.A. with production surpassing 1 million barrels per day on June 25, 2014.
The Petroleum Engineering Department was established in 2010 and has seen exponential growth in enrollment with more than 250 students expected this fall. The department will have a new home in the upcoming Collaborative Energy Complex, whose ground breaking is expected in the next few months. The petroleum engineering program is designed to provide students with a systematic understanding of the petroleum industry that includes: science and technology; economics and business; policy and regulation; and society and behavior.
Grand Forks has been rated as one of the top communities in the nation to live and work. Features include excellent schools, affordable housing, and safe neighborhoods. UND's Petroleum Engineering Program is committed to faculty development and maintaining a true balance between teaching and scholarship, and between career and family. It is a great place to pursue your career.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Appointments will begin January 2015, or earlier. Applicants should send a PDF file including an application letter, a resume, a statement of teaching and research interests, and the names and addresses of three references to: CEM.firstname.lastname@example.org Reference letters and credential materials (such as degree certificates and transcripts) will be required for the finalists. Salary is commensurate with experience.
The University of North Dakota is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University of North Dakota encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. The University of North Dakota determines employment eligibility through the E-Verify System. Applicants are invited to provide information regarding their gender, race and/or ethnicity, veteran's status and disability status on the form found at http://und.edu/affirmative-action/apcontrolcard.cfm. This information will remain confidential and separate from your application.
North Dakota veterans' preference does not apply to this position. This position is subject to a criminal history background check. The University of North Dakota complies with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy & Campus Crime Statistics Act. Information about UND campus security and crime statistics can be found at http://und.edu/discover/_files/docs/annual-security-report.pdf.