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Assistant Professor - PNGE - Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources

West Virginia University
Job Location:
Morgantown, West Virginia
Chemical Engineering


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 Professor to begin on July 1st, 2023. Applicants must have an earned Ph.D. in petroleum engineering at the time of the appointment and have the ability to provide teaching excellence in petroleum and natural gas engineering topics, both at the graduate and undergraduate levels.


The successful candidates will be expected to (1) develop and sustain an independent and competitive externally-sponsored research program in the area of drilling and production, (2) collaborate effectively within multi-disciplinary teams of faculty and other researchers across WVU campus, other academic and government institutions, as well as the private sector, (3) teach lecture, laboratory, or design courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and (4) perform professional service activities.

To apply for this position, visit Applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a two page research statement, a one page statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for at least three professional references. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2022. This position will remain open and applications will continue to be reviewed until the appointment is made. For further information, please contact Dr. Aminian, Chair of the Search Committee, by e-mail: or visit our website at

West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff and students, and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. WVU provides faculty members with a supportive environment for developing a visible and productive career (, and facilitating suitable work-life integration ( WVU also offers a Dual Career Program to assist partners of its faculty members in job search and the transition of their own careers.

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