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Herman F Coors Distinguished Professor and Endowed Chair of Ceramic Engineering (Internal Only)

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Work type: Tenure/Tenure Track Faculty
Location: Golden, CO
Categories: Metallurgical & Materials Engineering


Position Title

Herman F Coors Distinguished Professor and Endowed Chair of Ceramic Engineering (Internal Only)

The Opportunity

Applicants for the Herman F. Coors Distinguished Professor and Endowed Chair of Ceramic Engineering are solicited from within the George S. Ansell Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering. It is expected that the H. F. Coors Distinguished Professor of Ceramic Engineering will be a senior professor engaged and committed to the success of the Colorado Center for Advanced Ceramics, and an active collaborator with other major campus entities such as the Colorado Fuel Cell Center, NEXUS, and ADAPT. The successful candidate will be expected to develop and sustain a substantial and collaborative research program with internationally recognized stature in ceramics. The successful candidate will be expected to manage and lead the CoorsTek Fellowship program and also play an active role in ceramics education within MME. A commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion must be demonstrated.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must hold a PhD and must be tenured and hold a rank at Colorado School of Mines at the level Associate Professor or Professor.

Equal Opportunity

Colorado School of Mines is committed to equal opportunity for all persons.  Mines does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), ancestry, creed, marital status, race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or current military service. Further, Mines does not retaliate against community members for filing complaints regarding or implicating any of these protected statuses.

Mines’ commitment to nondiscrimination, affirmative action, equal opportunity and equal access is reflected in the administration of its policies, procedures, programs and activities and in its efforts to achieve a diverse student body and workforce.

Through its policies, procedures and resources, Mines complies with federal law, Colorado state law, administrative regulations, executive orders and other legal requirements to prevent discrimination (including harassment or retaliation) within the Mines campus community and to address potential allegations of inequity or concerns for safety.


The position will not include a salary compensation, but the successful candidate will have access to $25k in discretionary funding per year.

How to Apply

Review of applications will begin on July 20th. Applicants will be asked to complete an online application (personal information, demographic information, veteran status, three references, etc.) and upload the following two documents: a brief statement of interest (2 pages max) that also explicitly addresses how the candidate will benefit diversity and inclusion at Mines, and a curriculum vitae.

Contact Kathleen Feighny in Human Resources with any questions about this opportunity. 

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