Instructor, Lecturer, or Senior Lecturer of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Job title: Instructor, Lecturer, or Senior Lecturer of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Company: South Dakota Board Of Regents

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Institution SD School of Mines
Working Title Instructor, Lecturer, or Senior Lecturer of Chemical and Biological Engineering
Posting Number F00645P
Department SDSMT-Chemical & Biological Engineering
Physical Location of Position (City) Rapid City
Posting Text

The Chemical and Biological Engineering Department at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology invites applications for an Instructor, Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Chemical and Biological Engineering with an anticipated start date of Fall 2021. The principal duties are to (i) effectively teach Chemical and Biological Engineering courses and laboratories and (ii) provide academic advising. The CBE Instructor, Lecturer or Senior Lecturer may have as their responsibility, preparing and presenting lectures, organizing and supervising laboratory sections, developing and supervising design projects, writing and grading examinations and laboratory reports, holding office hours to meet with students outside of class time, monitoring teaching assistants, and assigning grades. Teaching faculty members will be encouraged to develop innovative teaching methods and educational enrichment activities. Other duties may include involvement in course and program assessment, curriculum development, on-line course development, professional advising, K-12 outreach and recruitment, and other education-related committee work. This position is a full-time, 9-month benefited, non-tenure-track, term position.

The successful applicant will have a B.S. in Chemical Engineering and an M.S. or doctoral degree in Chemical Engineering or a closely related field. A Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering is preferred. A proven record of academic and/or industrial excellence and demonstrated skills to effectively execute the anticipated responsibilities are highly desired. Extensive relevant industrial experience regardless of applicant’s terminal degree will be strongly considered.

The Chemical and Biological Engineering Department has a long-standing tradition of excellent process oriented educational programs. In 2011, CBE moved into the $19MM Chemical and Biological Engineering and Chemistry (CBEC) building which offers state of the art teaching facilities, research laboratories and includes a new pilot scale unit operations laboratory. The department offers BS, MS and PhD degrees, and currently is home to about 200 undergraduate and 40 graduate students and post-doctoral researchers. For more information regarding the CBE Department visit

Established in 1885, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology is one of the nation’s leading engineering, science and technology universities located in Rapid City, South Dakota. For prospective college students who are serious about their future, passionate about STEM and eager to solve society’s most pressing problems, South Dakota Mines delivers a best-in-class education at an affordable price, with a supportive and collaborative campus community that prepares graduates to become in-demand leaders in today’s fastest-growing industries.

Known for our academic rigor, we maintain an average class size of 24 and our students benefit from immersive learning experiences including undergraduate research, co-ops/internships, and numerous nationally competitive engineering teams. Our Research Programs are concentrated in four areas: energy and environment; materials and manufacturing; STEM education; and underground science and engineering.

South Dakota Mines is a growing university that enrolls around 2,500 students from 45 states and 40 countries and is ranked as the best engineering school for return on investment out of 319 similar institutions across the United States. The placement rate for recent Mines graduates is 96 percent.

Rapid City is the state’s second largest city (with an urban population of 77,503 and metropolitan population of 148,749) and is nestled at the foot of the beautiful Black Hills. Mount Rushmore, Badlands National Park and Crazy Horse Memorial are all within an hour of the University. Rapid City enjoys a relatively mild climate and offers year-round recreational opportunities, including, hiking, biking, skiing, snowboarding, fishing, and hunting, to name a few. For more information about South Dakota Mines and Rapid City, visit:

South Dakota Mines is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and life coverage options for employees, spouses and dependents; retirement plans; paid holidays; and a generous vacation and sick day allowance. Individuals interested in this position must apply online at Human Resources can provide accommodation to the online application process and may be reached at (605) 394-1203. Review of applications will begin May 6, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Employment is contingent upon completion of a satisfactory background investigation.
Posting Date 04/06/2021
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
First Consideration Date 05/06/2021
Advertised Salary
Duration of the Term 9 months
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Appointment Percent 100%
Tenure Status Term
Proposed Rank Instructor
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Appointment Type Regular
Scope of Search External (includes Internal)
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South Dakota Mines does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, gender, gender identification, transgender, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status in employment or the provision of service.
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Location: Rapid City, SD

Job date: Thu, 08 Apr 2021 02:07:37 GMT

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