Instructor in Mineral Resource Engineering Program Dalhousie University Canada

Dalhousie University
Department of Civil and Resource Engineering
Instructor – Mineral Resource Engineering Program

The Department of Civil and Resource Engineering invites applications for a full-time position at the rank of Instructor in the area of Mineral Resource Engineering. This is a three-year limited term position with possibility for renewal. The anticipated starting date is July 1, 2018.

Established in 1818, Dalhousie University is a leading, research-intensive university offering more than 180 degree programs in 11 faculties. It is the largest university in Atlantic Canada and is located in the heart of Halifax, Nova Scotia which boasts a youthful spirit, rich history and scenic waterfront. This position provides a unique opportunity to pursue a career focused on excellence in teaching, curriculum design and other aspects of educational leadership in the Department of Civil and Resource Engineering.

The successful candidate will engage in curriculum design and pedagogy in a collaborative teaching and learning community. The ideal candidate is expected to fulfill teaching responsibilities in the mineral resource engineering program at the undergraduate level, in many of the following topics: mining geology, mine equipment and operations, mine design, planning and optimization, mining and the environment, mineral processing, and mine ventilation. The position will also participate in relevant service activities (e.g., serving on committees) within the University. The successful applicant should hold a Bachelor’s degree in mining or geological engineering and a graduate degree in mining, geological or civil engineering.

The candidate must be a registered professional engineer in Canada or be eligible for and committed to registration in Nova Scotia. Applicants must have demonstrated ability and commitment to teaching as well as outstanding communication skills. Previous experience in the mining engineering industry and/or post-secondary teaching will be seen as an asset.

Prospective candidates should submit a single PDF file containing a letter of Application, a CV, a teaching statement, evidence of teaching effectiveness (if any), Self-Identification Questionnaire (available at, and the names and contact information of three referees to: Chair of the Search Committee, Department of Civil and Resource Engineering – email: The review process will commence on June 1, 2018 and will continue until a candidate has been selected.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.

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