|Group:||West Virginia University Department of Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering|
|Name:||Dr. Kashy Aminian|
Full Time Position
The Department of Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering 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, or August 16, 2013. Applicants must have an earned Ph.D. in petroleum engineering and have the ability to provide teaching excellence in a variety of petroleum and natural gas engineering courses, both at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Applicants are expected to develop an active, externally sponsored research program in the area of Enhance Oil Recovery. The department values intellectual diversity and demonstrated ability to work with diverse students and colleagues.
West Virginia University is a comprehensive land grant institution with medical, law, and business schools, over 29,000 students, and has Carnegie Doctoral Research Extensive standing. The PNGE Department has 5 faculty members, approximately 200 undergraduates, and 45 graduate students. The Department offers B.S. (PNGE), M.S. (PNGE), and doctoral degrees. The College has seven departments, over 3,000 students, 120 faculty, and approximately $25 million in research expenditures per annum.
The University is located within a growing high technology corridor that includes several federal research facilities as well as the West Virginia High Technology Consortium. Morgantown and the vicinity have a diverse population of about 62,000, and is ranked as one of the most livable cities in the country. The city is readily accessible and is within driving distance from Pittsburgh, PA and Washington, D.C.
Candidates should submit current curriculum vitae, names and addresses of three references, a one page summary statement describing qualifications for the position, and plans for teaching and research.
Review of applications for this position will start on October 1, 2012. This position will remain open and applications will continue to be reviewed until the appointment is made.
Send inquires and applications to:
Dr. Kashy Aminian
Chair, Faculty Search Committee
Department of Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering
West Virginia University
P.O. Box 6070
Morgantown, WV 26506‐6070
West Virginia University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is the Recipient of an NSF ADVANCE Award for Gender Equity