Course Lecturers - Mining & Materials Engineering Department

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Fall 2024 Course Lecturer Positions

Deadline to Apply: June 15, 2024

 

MIME 200 Introduction to the Minerals Industry (Lab Portion) and MIME 250 Introduction to Extractive Metallurgy (Lab Portion)

The course lecturer will be in charge of the laboratory section of the two courses.

MIME 200: Economic importance of the minerals industry. Mining: legislation, regulations, criteria for exploiting an ore: mining methods, equipment. Extractive metallurgy: mineral processing, hydrometallurgy, pyrometallurgy. Environmental protection.

MIME 250: Introduction to physical, hydrochemical, electrochemical and thermochemical processing in the production of metals and materials; description of the industries, basic processing concepts, unit operations and an introduction to environmental exchanges. Size reduction and classification, particle separation, stoichiometric and mass balance calculations, chemical equilibria, aqueous processing, smelting and refining.

Teaching Qualification Requirements:

Education:

Graduate level training in mining or materials engineering with PhD preferred

Experience:

Hands-on experience setting up and teaching mineral processing and metallurgy in a laboratory setting

Other qualification requirements:

Professional Engineering License, P.Eng., preferred

Salary: As per the Collective Agreement

Course runs from August 28, 2024 to December 4, 2024

 

MIME 413/513 Strategic Mine Planning with Uncertainty.

This is a shared assignment as co-instructor with a McGill Professor to assist with 50% (approx. 19.5 hours) of this course.

Overview: Mining & Materials Engineering: Strategic decision-making for mine planning given uncertain metal supply from orebodies and commodity demand. Stochastic optimization techniques in mine design and production scheduling. Uncertainty quantification and orebody representation. Stochastic mine optimization in applications from open pit and underground metal mines. Introduction to sustainable development and utilization of mineral resources.

Teaching Qualification Requirements:

Education:

PhD preferred; Master's degree depending on concentration and abilities

Experience:

Demonstrated teaching and research experience with strategic mine planning

Other qualification requirements:

Effective communication skills

Salary: As per the collective agreement

Course runs from August 28, 2024 to December 4, 2024

 

 

MIME 425/525 - Applied Stochastic Orebody Modelling

This is a shared assignment as co-instructor with a McGill Professor to assist with 50% (approx. 19.5 hours) of this course.

Overview: Representing uncertainty in orebody models and shortcomings of conventional methods including reserve reporting and Mine planning. Stochastic spatial sequential simulation methods. Joint simulation of multiple correlated elements. Simulation material types. Introduction to geometallurgical modelling. Additional drilling, reserve classification, grade control and mine planning optimization. Risk quantification in life-of-mine production schedules. Course description: https://www.mcgill.ca/study/2021-2022/courses/mime-425

https://www.mcgill.ca/study/2021-2022/courses/mime-525

Teaching Qualification Requirements:

Education:

PhD in mining preferred; Master's degree may be considered depending on research expertise in the related area

Experience:

Expertise in random field models and spatial simulation, as well as their application in mining, mining operations and mine planning. Experience in direct sequential simulation and min/max autocorrelation factors with mining applications, as well as multi-point geostatistics.

Other qualification requirements:

Specialization in geostatistical simulations in mining; theoretical and practical knowledge. Experience with SGEMS and software. Eligibility for professional registration as a member of a Canadian professional association.

Salary: As per the Collective Agreement

Course runs from August 28, 2024 to December 4, 2024

 

 

MIME 569 Electron Beam Analysis of Materials

Course Lecturer shared assignment with a McGill Professor to assist with 33% (approx. 13 hours) of the course.

Overview: Mining & Materials Engineering: Emphasis on operation of scanning and transmission electron microscopes. Topics covered are electron/specimen interactions, hardware description; image contrast description; qualitative and quantitative (ZAF) x-ray analysis; electron diffraction pattern analysis.

Teaching Qualification Requirements:

Education:

PhD required

Experience:

Extensive experience with SEM (Scanning Electron Microscopy) including theory, as evidenced by research and teaching experience.

Other qualification requirements:

Monte Carlo simulation programs in C++ to model X-Ray emission and electron scattering to perform quantitative electron microscopy in the SEM with transmission.

Salary: As per the Collective Agreement

Course runs from August 28, 2024 to December 4, 2024

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