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GSMI - Affiliate Professor of Metallogeny

Morocco (MA)
Closing date
11 Dec 2024

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Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Chemistry
Job Type
Academic Posts, Professors / Chairs
Contract Type
Full Time

Mohamed VI Polytechnic University

(Geology & Sustainable Mining Institute) GSMI

About the employer

Mohammed VI Polytechnic University is an institution dedicated to research and innovation in Africa and aims to position itself among world-renowned universities in its fields.

The University is engaged in economic and human development and puts research and innovation at the forefront of African development. A mechanism that enables it to consolidate Morocco's frontline position in these fields, in a unique partnership-based approach and boosting skills training relevant for the future of Africa. Mohammed VI Polytechnic University aspires to leave its mark nationally, continentally, and globally.

UM6P is located in the municipality of Benguerir, in the very heart of the Green City and only 70 km away from Marrakech. Thanks to its prestigious architectural landscape and modern equipment, the UM6P offers premium conditions for a desirable lifestyle.


GSMI (Geology & Sustainable Mining institute) aims to strengthen its industrial partnerships within and beyond Morocco and Africa by adopting an integrated and sustainable strategic vision of R&D and training. The institute focuses on various aspects of the mine lifecycle and aims to provide significantly higher added value. In addition to conventional mineral resources R&D, GSMI places emphasis on developing the mine of the future, which includes areas such as geo-mineralogy of mineral resources, circular economy, resource governance, sustainable management of water in mining, and integrated management of mine discharges.

Furthermore, GSMI offers several state-of-the-art R&D platforms that are at the forefront of science and technology. These platforms serve as advanced research and development facilities for conducting cutting-edge research and exploring technological advancements in the field.

Job description:

  • PhD in metallogeny
  • Experience in deposit modeling
  • Knowledge and experience in mineral characterization (paragenesis, analytical chemistry, isotopes, fluid inclusion, etc.)
  • International network of expertise (Europe, America, etc.)
  • Mastery of field techniques (mapping, structural analysis, petrography, etc.)
  • Experience in supervising PhD students on a variety of subjects
  • Proven ability to write and speak French and English
  • Team spirit and collaboration

Application and selection

The following documents are required:

  • Curriculum Vitae,
  • Letter of application,
  • Research action plan,
  • Teaching action plan,
  • 3 letters of recommendation.

Availability Immediate

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