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2011-2012 COE Open Faculty Positions

University of Alabama in Huntsville College of Engineering

2011-2012 Brief Descriptions of Open Faculty Positions

For complete position descriptions, please refer to departmental websites


Engineering buildingPOSITION 1:

The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering in the College of Engineering at the University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for a faculty position in the area of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS). Applicants for positions at the rank of tenure‐track Assistant Professor or tenured Associate Professor will be considered. Along with experience in UAS applications, the candidate should have teaching and research interests and experience in at least one of the following disciplines: aerodynamics, flight mechanics and controls, vehicle system design and analysis, flight operations including aviation safety and security.

CONTACT: maesearch@eng.uah.edu

POSITION 2:

The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering in the College of Engineering at the University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for a faculty position in the area of Propulsion Energy Systems. Applicants for positions at the rank of tenure‐track Assistant Professor or tenured Associate Professor will be considered. The candidate should have teaching and research interests and experience in at least one of the following disciplines: liquid, solid, or air‐breathing propulsion systems and/or advanced propulsion concepts (electric/plasma). Related areas of interest include plasma engineering for power, combustion, and high energy density physics. Expertise in experimentation is preferred.

CONTACT: maesearch@eng.uah.edu

POSITION 3:

The Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering in the College of Engineering at the University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for a tenure‐track or tenured faculty position in the area of sustainable energy with emphasis in bio‐related processes. The position is open to all ranks but ideally we seek to attract an established Associate or Full Professor in this dynamic area. A complementary search in the area of sustainable energy conversion and storage is also underway in the department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.

CONTACT: chesearch@eng.uah.edu

POSITION 4:

The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering in the College of Engineering at the University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for a faculty position in the area of Energy Conversion and Storage. Applicants for positions at the rank of tenure‐track Assistant Professor or tenured Associate Professor will be considered. The candidate should have teaching and research interests in fundamental and applied issues relating to energy systems and their underlying scientific and engineering disciplines, with particular interest in sustainable energy conversion and energy storage. A complementary search in the area of bio‐related energy conversion processes is underway in the department of Chemical and Materials Engineering.

CONTACT: maesearch@eng.uah.edu

POSITION 5:

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering in the College of Engineering invites applications for a tenure/tenure‐track faculty position in structural engineering with a preferred focus in the areas of structural health monitoring, structural dynamics, conceptual design of structural systems, expertise in composite materials, and familiarity with experimental techniques and equipment for structural evaluation and measurements. Strong candidates in other emerging areas will be considered. The position can be filled at either the assistant or associate professor level.

CONTACT: ceesearch@eng.uah.edu

The College of Engineering is the largest of five academic colleges in terms of student enrollment and currently has a research focus that addresses three National Academy of Engineering (NAE) Grand Challenge problems. They are to secure cyberspace, restore and improve urban infrastructure, and engineer tools of scientific discovery. UAHuntsville is located in the midst of a high technology community consisting of Fortune 500 corporations, NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, and the Redstone Arsenal Army Base. The anticipated starting date for all positions is August 22, 2012. Women and candidates who are members of minority groups are especially encouraged to apply. UAHuntsville is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.