Welcome to Mining Engineering


Colorado School of Mines has received a $7.5 million, five-year grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to establish a University Transportation Center (UTC), focused on improving the durability and lifespan of underground transportation!  For more information click here.


The Department of Mining Engineering invites applications for the Fred Banfield Distinguished Endowed Chair in Mining Engineering which is anticipated to be filled at the rank of Associate or Full Professor.  Desirable candidates are those who are excited to share in our mission to address the challenges of creating a sustainable global society through educating the next generation of leading scientists and engineers and expanding the frontiers of earth resource engineering knowledge through research. Please visit http://jobs.mines.edu/cw/en-us/job/492395/professor-banfield-chair for further information and how to apply

The Department also invites applications for 5 to 10 new Professor of Practice positions in Mining Engineering. Desirable candidates are those who are excited to share in our mission to address the challenges of creating a new MS curriculum of the future for Mining Engineering.  These positions may be filled as full or part-time.  Please visit http://jobs.mines.edu/cw/en-us/job/492620/professor-of-practice for further information and how to apply.

NARM Field Trip at Peabody's North Antelope Rochelle Mine


Ranked as the #1 mining school in the world in 2016 and 2017 by the QS Work University Rankings, the Mining Engineering department of the Colorado School of Mines has distinguished itself by developing curriculum and research programs geared towards responsible stewardship of the earth and its resources.

Mining Engineering is an exciting field for the sheer number of possibilities it presents.  It ranges on a broad spectrum of engineering skills including mechanical, electrical, geophysical, computer science, and others.  Starting out with high average salaries of $68,000 per year, the Mining Engineer can undertake countless job opportunities including manufacturing, planning, design, management, operations, marketing, and many more.



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