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College of Education
May 5, 2015

Assistant Professor in Mathematics Education

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: The University of Alabama in Huntsville, classified as a Very High Research Activity institution, offers academic and research programs in the Colleges of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Nursing, and Science.  Huntsville maintains one of the highest per capita incomes and standards of living in the Southeast.  It is a national center of aerospace and high technology research and is home to NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center. Huntsville and surrounding communities present many opportunities for healthcare research and professional practice.

ABOUT THE COLLEGE:  The College of Education offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees in teacher education and a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with two tracks of exercise science and physical education.  A Master of Arts in Teaching and a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education/Early Childhood Special Education are expected to begin in 2015-2016.  The Teacher Education Program serves undergraduate and graduate candidates in the areas of Biology, Chemistry, Collaborative Education (special education), Elementary Education, English Language Arts, Foreign Languages, General Science, History, Mathematics, Middle Grades Education, Physics, General Social Sciences and Physical Education.  All programs have achieved regional and national­ recognition for excellence and are approved by the Alabama State Department of Education and NCATE accredited.  The College also offers a fifth year Alternative Master’s initial license and a Master of Education degree. For detailed information about the Teacher Education Program at UAH, visit http://www.uah.edu/education.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  To assure full consideration, application materials should be submitted no later than April 17, 2015.  Position is open until filled.

JOB DESCRIPTION/REQUIREMENTS:   The University of Alabama in Huntsville College of Education is seeking a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education. We are seeking an enthusiastic individual committed to promoting just, equitable, and inclusive education to teach in the elementary education (mathematics methods) and secondary mathematics education area.

Responsibilities of the position include:            

  • Coordinate the mathematics credential program including candidate recruitment, placement, and supervision of fieldwork;
  • Teach undergraduate courses in methods of teaching mathematics that include a focus on Common Core Mathematics Standards, learner-centered inquiry and project-based learning for elementary, middle and secondary teacher education candidates, as well as graduate courses in mathematics education and foundational core courses;
  • Collaborate with colleagues to conduct program/course planning and revision;
  • Engage in scholarly endeavors, including presentations and refereed publications;
  • Provide academic advisement and mentoring;
  • Provide service to the University, College and Profession.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate in mathematics education or curriculum and instruction with an emphasis in mathematics education from an accredited institution. ABD may be considered, but doctorate must completed by the beginning of the 2015-16 academic year;
  • 3 or more years of successful K-12 teaching experience in mathematics.
  • Understanding of the mathematics curriculum at the elementary and secondary school levels, including the Common Core State Standards in Mathematics
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated ability to work effectively in the education of linguistically and culturally diverse school-aged students;
  • Demonstrated potential for scholarly and creative activity;
  • Knowledge of research and current best practices of teaching diverse students in mathematics;
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development to maintain currency in the field;
  • Experience using current technology to support teaching and learning.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Leadership experience in education profession including involvement with K-12 partnerships and collaborations and community outreach, STEM, and science initiatives
  • In-depth understanding of current state and national teacher education issues and research;
  • Knowledge and experience in designing and facilitating online and blended delivery courses

Rank and Salary:  This is a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor.  Salary will be competitive and commensurate to rank, experience, and qualifications.  An excellent comprehensive benefits package is available.

Appointment Date:  Fall 2015 or later

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest (relating your experiences to the required and preferred qualifications and responsibilities of the position), curriculum vitae, official transcripts, one or two recent scholarly publications or scholarly works in progress and three current letters of recommendation (within the past year) to:

Mathematics Education (Tenure-earning) Faculty Search

UAH College of Education

Roberts Hall 323

301 Sparkman Drive

Huntsville, AL  35899

kathleen.sobai@uah.edu

*Please note:  digital submissions via e-mail are preferred over mailed submissions.

Please direct any questions related to the position to: Dr. Beth Quick, UAH Dean of Education (beth.quick@uah.edu).

The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer/ minorities/ females/ veterans/ disabled.

Please refer to log number: 15/16-624


Lecturer in Elementary Education

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: The University of Alabama in Huntsville, classified as a Very High Research Activity institution, offers academic and research programs in the Colleges of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Nursing, and Science.  Huntsville maintains one of the highest per capita incomes and standards of living in the Southeast.  It is a national center of aerospace and high technology research and is home to NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center. Huntsville and surrounding communities present many opportunities for healthcare research and professional practice.

ABOUT THE COLLEGE:  The College of Education offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees in teacher education and a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with two tracks of exercise science and physical education.  A Master of Arts in Teaching and a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education/Early Childhood Special Education are expected to begin in 2015-2016.  The Teacher Education Program serves undergraduate and graduate candidates in the areas of Biology, Chemistry, Collaborative Education (special education), Elementary Education, English Language Arts, Foreign Languages, General Science, History, Mathematics, Middle Grades Education, Physics, General Social Sciences and Physical Education.  All programs have achieved regional and national­ recognition for excellence and are approved by the Alabama State Department of Education and NCATE accredited.  The College also offers a fifth year Alternative Master’s initial license and a Master of Education degree. For detailed information about the Teacher Education Program at UAH, visit http://www.uah.edu/education.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  To assure full consideration, application materials should be submitted no later than April 17, 2015.  Position is open until filled.

JOB DESCRIPTION/REQUIREMENTS:   The University of Alabama in Huntsville College of Education is seeking a Lecturer in Elementary Education. We are seeking an enthusiastic individual committed to promoting just, equitable, and inclusive education to teach in the elementary and secondary education foundation courses.

Responsibilities of the position include:            

  • Teaching undergraduate courses in elementary reading and literacy, foundations of  education, classroom management, educational psychology, and introduction to special education;
  • Assigning and assessing students' work;
  • Providing academic advisement and mentoring to students;
  • Collaborating with colleagues to conduct program/course planning and revision
  • Attending faculty meetings;
  • Supervising teacher education interns
  • Providing service to the University, College and Profession as applicable

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Masters’ degree in education or curriculum and instruction from an accredited institution.
  • Three or more years of full-time teaching (grades K-6) in public schools
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated ability to work effectively in the education of linguistically and culturally diverse school-aged students;
  • Knowledge of research and current best practices of teaching diverse students;
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development to maintain currency in the field;
  • Experience using current technology to support teaching and learning.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Scholarly endeavors, including presentations and/or publications
  • Leadership experience in education profession including involvement with K-12 partnerships and collaborations and community outreach;
  • In-depth understanding of current state and national teacher education issues and research;
  • Knowledge and experience in designing and facilitating online and blended delivery courses

Rank and Salary:  This is a lecturer position that is a non-tenure-track faculty position.   Salary will be competitive and commensurate to rank, experience, and qualifications.  An excellent comprehensive benefits package is available.

Appointment Date:  Fall 2015 or later

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest (relating your experiences to the required and preferred qualifications and responsibilities of the position), curriculum vitae, official transcripts, one or two recent scholarly publications or scholarly works in progress and three current letters of recommendation (within the past year) to:

Lecturer Faculty Search

UAH College of Education

Roberts Hall 323

301 Sparkman Drive

Huntsville, AL  35899

kathleen.sobai@uah.edu

*Please note:  digital submissions via e-mail are preferred over mailed submissions.

Please direct any questions related to the position to: Dr. Beth Quick, UAH Dean of Education (beth.quick@uah.edu).

The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer/ minorities/ females/ veterans/ disabled.

Please refer to log number: 15/16-623


Assistant/Associate Professor in Science Education

The University of Alabama in Huntsville College of Education is seeking a tenure track Assistant/Associate Professor of Science Education. We are seeking an enthusiastic individual committed to promoting just, equitable, and inclusive education to teach in the elementary education (science methods) and secondary science education area. 

The Teacher Education Program serves undergraduate and graduate candidates in the areas of Biology, Chemistry, Collaborative Education (special education), Elementary Education, English Language Arts, Foreign Languages, General Science, History, Mathematics, Middle Grades Education, Physics, and General Social Sciences.  All programs have achieved regional and national­ recognition for excellence and are approved by the Alabama State Department of Education and NCATE accredited.  The College also offers a 5th year Alternative Master’s initial license and a Master of Education degree. For detailed information about the department, visit http://www.uah.edu/education.

Responsibilities of the position include:             

  • Coordinate the science credential program including candidate recruitment, placement, and supervision of fieldwork;
  • Teach undergraduate courses in methods of teaching science that include a focus on the Next Generation Science Standards, learner-centered inquiry and project-based learning for elementary, middle and secondary teacher education candidates, as well as graduate courses in science education and foundational core courses;
  • Collaborate with colleagues to conduct program/course planning and revision;
  • Engage in scholarly endeavors, including presentations and publications;
  • Provide academic advisement and mentoring;
  • Provide service to the University, College and Profession.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate in a field related to secondary science education from an accredited institution. ABD may be considered, but doctorate required by the beginning of the 2015-16 academic year;
  • Three or more years of full-time middle or secondary science education (grades 6-12) in public schools
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated ability to work effectively in the education of linguistically and culturally diverse school-aged students;
  • Demonstrated potential for scholarly and creative activity;
  • Knowledge of research and current best practices of teaching diverse students in science;
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development to maintain currency in the field;
  • Experience using current technology to support teaching and learning.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Leadership experience in education profession including involvement with K-12 partnerships and collaborations and community outreach, particularly in robotics, STEM, and science initiatives
  • In-depth understanding of current state and national teacher education issues and research;
  • Knowledge and experience in designing and facilitating online and blended delivery courses

Rank and Salary
This is a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor. Salary will be competitive and commensurate to rank, experience, and qualifications.  An excellent comprehensive benefits package is available.

Appointment Date
Summer 2015 or later

Application Procedure

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest (relating your experiences to the required and preferred qualifications and responsibilities of the position), curriculum vitae, official transcripts, one or two recent scholarly publications or scholarly works in progress and three current letters of recommendation (within the past year) to:

Science Education (Tenure-earning) Faculty Search
UAH College of Education
Roberts Hall 323
301 Sparkman Drive
Huntsville, AL  35899

Please direct any questions related to the position to: Dr. Beth Quick, UAH Dean of Education (beth.quick@uah.edu). To learn more about UAH, visit: http://www.uah.edu

Application Deadline 
To assure full consideration, application materials should be submitted no later than March 2, 2015.  Position is open until filled.

The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer of minorities/females/veterans/disabled.


College of Business Administration
May 5, 2014

 



College of Engineering
May 5, 2015

 

Assistant Professor in Engineering Management

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: The University of Alabama in Huntsville, classified as a Very High Research Active institution, offers academic and research programs in the Colleges of Engineering, Nursing, Business Administration,  Science, and Liberal Arts. Huntsville maintains one of the highest per capita incomes and standards of living in the Southeast. It is a national center of aerospace and high technology research.  Huntsville and surrounding communities present many opportunities for healthcare research and professional practice.  The University is located in the midst of a high technology community consisting of the second largest industrial research park in the US, NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, and Redstone Arsenal, which is the home to the Missile Defense Agency, the Army Materiel Command, the Space and Missile Command, and site of the Aviation and Missile Research, Development, and Engineering Center, among others.  Huntsville ranks as the nation’s 3rd largest aerospace and defense manufacturing hub and is Alabama’s 2nd largest metropolitan areas, yet enjoys one of the lowest cost of livings in the nation.  Alabama is ranked 5th in the United States for receiving the most federal research and development (R&D) funds.

ABOUT THE COLLEGE:The College of Engineering is the largest of five academic colleges at UAH in terms of student enrollment and accounts for nearly 30% of UAH’s undergraduates.  The college has ABET-accredited programs in aerospace, chemical, civil, computer, electrical, industrial and systems, mechanical, and optical engineering.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The Industrial and Systems Engineering and Engineering Management Department offers BSIE, MSE, MSOR and Ph.D. degree programs with approximately 100 undergraduate students, 250 graduate students, and 7 tenured or tenure-track faculty members. The Department has an ABET accredited undergraduate program in Industrial and Systems Engineering. Aerospace and Systems Engineering is one of the top strategic research priorities of the University. Rapid growth in faculty, students, and research funding is intended in this field. The Department is currently engaged in NASA’s largest fundamental research program in systems engineering, which includes research tasks in engineering management.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Consideration of applications will begin November 1, and the search will remain open until the position is filled. The earliest anticipated starting date is August 2015. 

JOB DESCRIPTION/REQUIREMENTS:The successful candidate will develop a stream of nationally recognized, externally funded research in the theory and practice of engineering management and systems engineering.  The research should be particularly applicable to large aerospace systems such as rotorcraft, missiles, and space vehicles.  The candidate will lead research projects at UAH from proposal through execution to dissemination,   and build collaborations with other US institutions and possibly international partners.   Finally, the successful candidate will contribute to the continuing development of one of the nation’s top graduate education programs in engineering management, through a continuous infusion of the latest research, and evolving a curriculum that combines a rigorous foundation in social science with current engineering applications to aerospace projects widely available in Huntsville.

Applicants must have an earned doctorate, preferably in Engineering Management, Systems Engineering, or a related field.  Applicants must also possess a) an established record of research scholarship and an ability to develop externally funded research programs; (b) a strong commitment to teach graduate and undergraduate students, and to mentor graduate students; and (c) dedication toward service to the university and the community, both local and international.  An ability to obtain a security clearance is also strongly desirable.  An undergraduate degree in engineering or related field is also desirable.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Application material, including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, summary of current research interests (2-4 pages), teaching philosophy (1-2 pages), and the names of three references, should be sent to EMsearch@uah.edu for consideration. 

The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an Equal Opportunity/AffirmativeAction Institution. Consistent with our core values of integrity, respect, diligence, excellence, inclusiveness and diversity, the University strongly encourages applications from members of all under-represented groups. An offer of employment at the University is contingent upon the results of a criminal background check.

Please refer to log number: 15/16-238


Tenure-Track/Tenured Faculty Positions in Aerospace Vehicle Dynamics and Aerospace Materials

The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of Alabama in Huntsville

invites applications for three faculty positions:

  • a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor in Dynamics and Controls for Aerospace Applications with a preference given to an experimentalist in flight dynamics who can actively participate in the Department's Autonomous Tracking and Optical Measurement Laboratory,
  • two positions in the area of Materials for Aerospace Applications. One of these is expected to be at the Associate or Full Professor level.

Applicants should have an earned Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field. A

successful applicant must evidence the ability to develop an externally funded research program, have a

strong commitment to teach and mentor undergraduate and graduate students, and have an interest in

performing university and professional service. It is expected that applicants seeking a tenured position

as an Associate or Full Professor will have a significant track record in all aspects of research, teaching,

and service.

The Department offers a BS degree in both Mechanical Engineering and Aerospace Engineering, and an

MS and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering and Aerospace Systems Engineering. Our faculty is currently

comprised of 18 tenure-track/tenured members and 4 full-time lecturers. Our student body includes

approximately 850 undergraduate and 180 graduate students. The Department is nationally known for

its educational and research activities in rocket propulsion and several of its faculty members are

actively engaged in the UAHPropulsion Research Center.

UAH is ranked as a "very high research activity" institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the

Advancement of Teaching. The College of Engineering is comprised of five Departments and has the

largest enrollment of the university's five academic colleges. The research focus in the college includes

three of several National Academy of Engineering (NAE) grand challenge problems. The campus 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.

Consideration of applications will begin immediately, and the search will remain open until the positions

are filled. Application material (in pdf format) including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact

information (including name, address, email address and phone numbers) for at least three

references, and separate statements of research plans and teaching interests, should be sent to

maesearchtguah.edu. The anticipated starting date is August 17, 2015. UAH is an Affirmative

Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Consistent with our core values of integrity, respect, diligence,

excellence, inclusiveness and diversity, the university strongly encourages applications from members of

all under-represented groups.

 

Refer to Log Number 15/16-236 for Assistant Professor Dynamics and Controls
Refer to Log Number 15/16-234 for Assistant Professor in Materials

Position in Electrical and Computer Engineering

JOB DESCRIPTION/REQUIREMENTS:

Entry-level Faculty Positions: The ECE Department invites applications for two tenure-track positions at the Assistant Professor level in all areas of Electrical, Computer, and Optical Engineering. Consideration will be given to candidates who have expertise in Electromagnetics, Controls or Optics. Successful applicants will have earned a Ph.D. degree in a relevant discipline. Applicants should demonstrate (a) the potential for scholarly activities that are supported by externally funded contracts and grants, (b) a commitment to teach and mentor students, and (c) a desire for university and professional service.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The ECE Department offers BS, MSE, MSSE and PhD degrees in Electrical, Computer and Optical Engineering. The department has 17 tenured/tenure-earning faculty with over 550 undergraduate students and about 180 graduate students. The ECE Department currently has research grants from the NSF, NASA, AMRDEC, DOD, DOE, USDA, as well as contracts from local and national industries.

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: The College of Engineering plays an important role in UAH thrust areas including (a) cybersecurity and big data, (b) aerospace and systems engineering, and (c) earth, atmospheric, and space systems. The College enrolls nearly 30% of UAH’s total student population of ~7400 students.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: The University of Alabama in Huntsville, classified as a Very High Research Active institution, is co-located with Cummings Research Park, home to more than 50 Fortune 500 companies, the Hudson Alpha Institute for Biotechnology, and several federal research facilities, including NASA MSFC and Redstone Arsenal.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applicants will begin on October 31, 2014 and continue until all positions are filled.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Application materials including a cover letter, CV, and summaries of research interests, teaching philosophy, and UAH research program vision should be sent to ecesearch@uah.edu.

Please refer to log numbers15/16-232


Eminent Scholar in Systems Engineering

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: The University of Alabama in Huntsville, classified as a Very High Research Active institution, offers academic and research programs in the Colleges of Engineering, Nursing, Business Administration, Science and Liberal Arts. Huntsville maintains one of the highest per capita incomes and standards of living in the Southeast. It is a national center of aerospace and high technology research. Huntsville and surrounding communities present many opportunities for healthcare research and professional practice. The University is located in the midst of a high technology community consisting of the second largest industrial research park in the US, NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center, and Redstone Arsenal, which is the home to the Missile Defense Agency, the Army Materiel Command, the Space and Missile Command, and site of the Aviation and Missile Research, Development, and Engineering Center, among others.

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: The College of Engineering is the largest of five academic colleges at UAH in terms of student enrollment. The college enrolls nearly 30% of UAH's undergraduates in ABET-accredited programs in aerospace, chemical, civil, computer, electrical, industrial and systems, mechanical, and optical engineering.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The Industrial and Systems Engineering and Engineering Management Department offers BSIE, MSE, MSOR and Ph.D. degree programs with over 90 undergraduate students, 250 graduate students, and 7 tenure-track faculty members. The Department has an ABET accredited undergraduate program in Industrial and Systems Engineering. Aerospace and Systems Engineering is one of the top strategic research priorities of the University. Rapid growth in faculty, students, and research funding is intended in this field. The Department is currently engaged in NASA's largest fundamental research program in systems engineering, with related work and collaborations with NSF and the US Army, among others.

APPLICATI ON DEADLINE: Consideration of applications will begin immediately, and the search will remain open until the position is filled. The earliest anticipated starting date is January 2015.

JOB DESCRIPTION/REQUIREMENTS: The successful candidate must be internationally recognized as a research leader in the area of systems engineering, particularly with application to large complex systems, such as aerospace systems. The candidate will make major impacts in the theory, education, and practice of systems engineering, and lead research projects at UAH from proposal through execution to dissemination. The Eminent Scholar is expected to be appointed at the rank of Full Professor with tenure in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering and Engineering Management (ISEEM). The candidate will also build and lead collaborations with other US institutions and international partners. Finally, the successful candidate will contribute to developing one of the nation's top graduate education programs in systems  engineering, through  a continuous infusion of the  latest research, and evolving a curriculum that combines a rigorous foundation in mathematics and social science with current applications to aerospace projects widely available in Huntsville.

Applicants must have an earned doctorate, preferably in Systems Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or a related field. Applicants must also possess (a) an established record of research scholarship and an ability to develop externally funded research programs; (b) a strong commitment to teach graduate and undergraduate students, and to mentor graduate students, post-doctoral scholars, and junior faculty; and (c) dedication toward service to the university, and the systems engineering professional community. Applicants will be expected to have an outstanding track record in research, teaching, and service. An ability to obtain a security clearance is also desirable.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Application material, including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, summary of current research interests (2-4 pages), teaching philosophy (1-2 pages), and the names of three references, should be sent to SEscholarsearch@uah.edu for consideration.

The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Consistent with our core values of integrity, respect, diligence, excellence, inclusiveness and diversity, the University strongly encourages applications from members of all under­ represented groups. An offer of employment at the University is contingent upon the results of a criminal background check.

Please refer to log number 15/16-230


Chemical and materials engineering (CME) Department chair

About the University: The University of Alabama in Huntsville, classified as a Very High Research Active institution, offers academic and research programs in the Colleges of Engineering , Nursing, Business Administration,  Science and Liberal Arts.Huntsville maintains one of the highest per capita incomes and standards of living in the Southeast. It is a national center of aerospace and high technology research.  Huntsville and surrounding communities present many opportunities for healthcare research and professional practice. The Huntsville area is also home to more than 50 Fortune 500 companies, the Hudson Alpha Institute for Biotechnology, and several federal research facilities, including NASA Marshall Space Flight Center and the Army’s Missile Defense Agency (MDA), Material Command, Aviation and Missile Command, and Space and Missile Defense Command.

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: TheCollege of Engineering currently has a research focus that addresses three National Academy of Engineering (NAE) Grand Challenge problems: secure cyberspace; restore and improve urban infrastructure; and engineer tools of scientific discovery.  In addition, COE has made recent investments in energy storage and systems engineering.  The College of Engineering and the CME department are expected to play an important role in biotechnology education and research, which has been identified as an area where the UAH campus will be a recognized leader.  The college enrolls nearly 30% of UAH’s undergraduates in ABET-accredited programs in aerospace, chemical, civil, computer, electrical, industrial and systems, mechanical, and optical engineering.

About the Department:  The Chemical and Materials Engineering Department has six tenured/tenure track faculty with research strengths in thermophysical property measurements, thin films science, biomaterials, gene expression and DNA diagnostics, catalysis, nanostructured materials for energy conversion/storage, etc. Current sources of faculty funding include federal sources such as the MDA, and industrial sources including CFD Research Corporation, Dow Corning, Polaris Sensor Technologies and Ogden Engineering.  The department offers the BS (ABET accredited) and MSE degree programs in Chemical Engineering.  For the PhD degree, CME students have three pathways including two interdisciplinary programs in materials science, biotechnology science and engineering, and the chemical engineering option through the mechanical engineering program.  Several students from the biotechnology PhD program are pursuing their PhD dissertation projects working with scientists at the Hudson Alpha Institute for Biotechnology.  The CME department has about 130 undergraduate students and nearly 20 graduate students.  At the undergraduate level, the CME department offers students the opportunity to pursue a two elective sequence in bioprocessing and bioseparations.  In addition, all students in the CME department take a course that introduces them to a molecular understanding of biological systems. 

Application Deadline:  Preference will be given to applications submitted before August 1, 2014.  However, the position will remain open until filled.

Job Description/Requirements:  The successful individual should have an established research record in an area of biotechnology and understand its role within an academic unit offering degrees in chemical engineering. The successful candidate will be expected to provide leadership to advance a campus strategic goal to become a recognized leader in biotechnology education and research.  The successful candidate must be willing to and have demonstrated experience to help create and advance innovative ideas that cross disciplinary lines and impact education and research in chemical engineering.  The candidate must have a PhD in Chemical Engineering or a closely related engineering discipline to warrant appointment as a tenured Professor in the department.  The Chair reports to the Dean of the College, and is responsible for the administration of all programs and budgets in the department.

Application procedure:  Please submit applications electronically to cme-chairsearch@uah.edu. Complete applications should include a current curriculum vita, a position statement highlighting the applicant’s qualifications for the position (including a vision statement of anticipated department leadership), and the contact information for at least three professional references.

TheUniversityofAlabamain Huntsvilleis an EqualOpportunity/Affirmative ActionInstitution.Consistent with our core values of integrity, respect, diligence, excellence, inclusiveness and diversity, the University strongly encourages applications from members of all under-represented groups. An offer of employment at the University is contingent upon the results of a criminal background check.

Please refer to log number: 14/15-225

 

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College of Liberal Arts
May 5, 2015

One-Year Lecturer in Communication Arts

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: The University of Alabama in Huntsville, classified as a Very High Research Activity institution, offers academic and research programs in the Colleges of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Nursing, and Science.  Huntsville maintains one of the highest per capita incomes and standards of living in the Southeast.  It is a national center of aerospace and high technology research and is home to NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center. Huntsville and surrounding communities present many opportunities for healthcare research and professional practice.

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: The College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences at the University of Alabama in Huntsville comprises 10 departments and 80 full-time faculty.   We offer a wide array of programs in the arts, humanities, and social sciences including 25 B.A. programs, four M.A. programs, and two certificate programs.  The college has also led the way in creating several inter-disciplinary minors, such as Women’s and Gender Studies, Global Studies, and Science, Technology, and Society.  Our class sizes are relatively small and our collegial faculty are committed to our students’ successes.  In 2013-14 we awarded 189 B.A.’s, 35 M.A.’s, and seven certificates.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of Communication Arts offers a BA in speech communication as well as minors in theatre and in speech communication. It has 6.5 faculty members and about 100 majors. It supplies service courses in oral communication to a variety of colleges.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 25, 2015

JOB DESCRIPTION/REQUIREMENTS:  Full-Time Lecturer in Speech Communication

The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for a one-year, full-time position in basic speech communication, beginning August 13, 2015. An MA in Communication is required, with salary dependent on qualifications. Candidates must be have a record of effective teaching in public speaking and oral business communication. The deadline for submissions is May 25, 2015.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer/ minorities/ females/ veterans/ disabled.

Please refer to log number: 15/16-330


 

Lecturer in History

The History Department at the University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for a lecturer in World History beginning in August 2015.  The position is for one-year with the possibility of renewal for a second year.  Teaching responsibilities will include introductory survey courses in world history and upper-­division and graduate courses in the candidate’s  specialty.   Ph.D. or A.B.D. in History with focus on European history or non-Western World required. Experience teaching world history preferred.  Specialization in eras between 1400 and 1900 preferred.  The teaching load is four courses per semester.  Send letter of application, c.v.,  and at least three letters of reference to Stephen Waring, Chair, Department of History,  University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL 35899 or warings@uah.edu.  Review of application materials will begin 1 June 2015 and will be accepted until the position is filled. We will interview via Skype.  Information about the Department, the University, and Huntsville can be found at  http://www.uah.edu/colleges/liberal/history/.  The College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences at the University of Alabama in Huntsville comprises 10 departments and 80 full-time faculty.   We offer a wide array of programs in the arts, humanities, and social sciences including 25 B.A. programs, four M.A. programs, and two certificate programs.  The college has also led the way in creating several inter-disciplinary minors, such as Women’s and Gender Studies, Global Studies, and Science, Technology, and Society.  Our class sizes are relatively small and our collegial faculty are committed to our students’ successes.  In 2013-14 we awarded 189 B.A.’s, 35 M.A.’s, and seven certificates.   The University of Alabama in Huntsville, classified as a Very High Research Activity institution, offers academic and research programs in the Colleges of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Business  Administration, Education, Engineering, Nursing, and Science.  Huntsville maintains one of the highest per capita incomes  and standards of living in the Southeast.  It is a national center of aerospace and high technology research and is home to  NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center. Huntsville and surrounding communities present many opportunities for healthcare  research and professional practice. The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer/ minorities/ females/ veterans/  disabled. 

Please refer to log number 15/16-329 


Lecturers in English

The University of Alabama in Huntsville, classified as a Very High Research Activity institution, offers academic and research programs in the Colleges of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Nursing, and Science.  Huntsville maintains one of the highest per capita incomes and standards of living in the Southeast.  It is a national center of aerospace and high technology research and is home to NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center. Huntsville and surrounding communities present many opportunities for healthcare research and professional practice.   http://www.uah.edu

The College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Alabama in Huntsville comprises 10 departments and 80 full-time faculty. We offer a wide array of programs in the arts, humanities, and social sciences including 25 B.A. programs, four M.A. programs, and two certificate programs. The college has also led the way in creating several inter-disciplinary minors, such as Women’s and Gender Studies, Global Studies, and Science, Technology, and Society.  Our class sizes are relatively small and our collegial faculty are committed to our students’ successes. In 2013-14 we awarded 189 B.A.’s, 35 M.A.’s, and seven certificates.

The UAH English Department offers a BA and MA in English, as well as a minor/certificate in Business and Technical Writing.

Application deadline:  June 1, 2015. 

The English Department at the University of Alabama in Huntsville seeks two full-time lecturer appointments for AY 2015/16.  PhD in Rhetoric and Composition or related field preferred, with experience teaching First-Year Writing.  Candidates must demonstrate commitment to, and excellence in, undergraduate teaching as informed by current practice and scholarship in the field. The teaching load is 4/4 course load. Department service is required to assist with professional development in the composition program.

Send application letter, vita and contact information for three references, including name, address, phone number and email address, by June 15, 2015, to Dr. Alana Frost, Chair, Dept. of English, Univ. of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL 35899 or frosta@uah.edu.  You may respond by email or regular mail.  We will interview via Skype. 

The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer/ minorities/ females/ veterans/ disabled.

Please refer to log number: 15/16- 327 and 15/16-328


 

Lecturer in Spanish

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: The University of Alabama in Huntsville, classified as a Very High Research Active institution, offers academic and research programs in the Colleges of Nursing, Business Administration, Engineering, Science and Liberal Arts. Huntsville maintains one of the highest per capita incomes and standards of living in the Southeast. It is a national center of aerospace and high technology research and is home to NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center. Huntsville and surrounding communities present many opportunities for healthcare research and professional practice. The College of Nursing currently cooperates with more than 400 sites for clinical education.

ABOUT THE COLLEGE:The College of Liberal Arts at the University of Alabama in Huntsville comprises 10 departments and 80 full-time faculty. We offer a wide array of programs in the arts, humanities, and social sciences including 25 B.A. programs, four M.A. programs, and two certificate programs. The college has also led the way in creating several inter-disciplinary minors, such as Women’s and Gender Studies, Global Studies, and Science, Technology, and Society.  Our class sizes are relatively small and our collegial faculty are committed to our students’ successes. In 2013-14 we awarded 189 B.A.’s, 35 M.A.’s, and seven certificates.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT:The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures is dedicated to teaching students the language skills and cultural knowledge necessary for succeeding in today's multi-lingual world of cultural diversity, global markets, political interdependence, and international scientific and cultural collaboration. Within the B.A. in Foreign Languages, students may choose French, German, Russian, or Spanish as focus language, and may also concentrate in Foreign Languages and International Trade. Minors and foreign language teacher certification are also offered, while Latin and other languages can be taken at the introductory level. Language clubs and extracurricular activities contribute to a rich campus life. Internships, which can be taken locally or abroad, give students a professional experience that greatly enhances their career opportunities after graduation.

The Department offers an integrated curriculum comprising the teaching of linguistic proficiency and the promotion of a critical awareness of other cultures. In these efforts, the Department is aided by its digital multi-media center. Committed to the integrated triad of teaching, research, and service in the areas of foreign languages, literatures and other cultural media, such as film, in their historical, social, and interdisciplinary contexts, the Department promotes academic pluralism by fostering a variety of interpretive and pedagogical approaches.

By virtue of its commitment to the highest standards in teaching, research, and service, the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures aims to uphold and further strengthen the national and international standing of UAH.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:   April 16, 2015

JOB DESCRIPTION/REQUIREMENTS:   Ph.D. or ABD preferred but minimum requirement is MA in Spanish. Initial appointment is one year with possibility of renewal subject to institutional need and job performance.  Applicants should have native or near-native proficiency in Spanish and English and evidence of teaching experience and effectiveness.  Individuals with non-academic professional experience or interests, willingness to facilitate study abroad, and willingness to work with contemporary teaching technologies are particularly encouraged to apply.  The regular teaching load is 24 credit hours per calendar year, including introductory and intermediate Spanish.  Salary is dependent on qualifications. 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications should include: 1) a current resume, 2) original transcripts, and 3) three recent letters of recommendation.  Applications and inquiries should be directed to:  Chair, Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, University of Alabama In Huntsville, 301 Sparkman Drive, Morton Hall 342, Huntsville, AL  35899.  Review of applications is ongoing and will continue until position is filled.

The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer/ minorities/ females/ veterans/ disabled.

Please refer to log number: 15/16-325


Part-Time Instructors: Geography

Application Deadline: Hired on a course-by-course basis

Requirements: The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for part-time, non-tenure-track instructors of Geography. Requirements: Master’s Degree in Geography or related disciplines with a minimum of 18 semester-hours of graduate coursework in geography; previous teaching experience desirable but not required. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate introductory courses inWorld Regional Geography and Principles of Human Geography. Salary is dependent on qualifications. Reappointment is dependent upon need and a satisfactory review. Review of completed applications is ongoing. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Application Procedure: Applications for this position should include: (1) letter of interest, (2) current resume, (3) official transcripts, and (4) contact information for three references, including name, address, phone number and email address. Applications and inquiries should be directed to:

Chair
Department of Political Science
The University of Alabama in Huntsville
301 Sparkman Drive (MOR 250)
Huntsville, AL 35899

The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer/minorities/females/veterans/disabled.


Part-Time Instructors: Communication Arts

Application Deadline: Hired on a course-by-course basis

Requirements: The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for part-time, non-tenure-track instructors of Communication Arts. Requirements: Master’s Degree in Communication Arts; previous teaching experience desirable but not required. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in Public Speaking and Business and Professional Communication.  Salary is dependent on qualifications. Reappointment is dependent upon need and a satisfactory review. Review of completed applications is ongoing. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Applications Procedure: Applications for this position should include: (1) letter of interest, (2) current resume, (3) official transcripts, and (4) contact information for three references, including name, address, phone number and email address. Applications and inquiries should be directed to:

Chair
Department of Communication Arts
The University of Alabama in Huntsville
301 Sparkman Drive (MH 342)
Huntsville, AL 35899

The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer/minorities/females/veterans/disabled.


PART-TIME INSTRUCTORS: Foreign Languages and Literatures

Application Deadline: Hired on a course-by-course basis

Requirements: The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for part-time, non-tenure-track instructors of foreign languages (especially Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian, and Spanish). Requirements: MA or MS plus 18 graduate semester hours in foreign language or MA in foreign language; previous teaching experience desirable but not required. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in introductory and intermediate foreign language. Salary is dependent on qualifications. Reappointment is dependent upon need and a satisfactory review. Review of completed applications is ongoing. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Applications Procedure: Applications for this position should include: (1) letter of interest, (2) current resume, (3) official transcripts, and (4) contact information for three references, including name, address, phone number and email address.Applications and inquires should be directed to:

Chair
Department of Foreign Languages & Literatures
The University of Alabama in Huntsville
301 Sparkman Drive (MH 308A)
Huntsville, AL 35899

The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer/minorities/females/veterans/disabled. 


PART-TIME INSTRUCTORS: Intensive English Language Program

Application Deadline: Hired on a course-by-course basis

Requirements: The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for part-time, non-tenure-track instructors of English as a Second Language. Requirements: MA in TESOL, ESL, Applied Linguistics, or a related field; previous teaching experience in secondary or postsecondary contexts desired. Responsibilities include teaching courses in an intensive English language program context and other duties as assigned. Salary is dependent on qualifications. Reappointment is dependent upon need and a satisfactory review. Review of completed applications is ongoing.

Applications Procedure: Applications for this position should include: (1) letter of interest, (2) current resume, (3) official transcripts (unofficial copies suffice for pre-screening), and (4) contact information for three references, including name, address, phone number and email address. Applications and inquires should be directed to:

Director, ESL and IEP
The University of Alabama in Huntsville
301 Sparkman Drive (MH 213)
Huntsville, AL 35899

The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer/minorities/females/veterans/disabled.

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College of Nursing
May 5, 2015

 

Clinical Associate Professor

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: The University of Alabama in Huntsville, classified as a Very High Research Activity institution, offers academic and research programs in the Colleges of Nursing, Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Science and Liberal Arts. Huntsville maintains one of the highest per capita incomes and standards of living in the Southeast. It is a national center of aerospace and high technology research and is home to NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center. Huntsville and surrounding communities present many opportunities for healthcare research and professional practice. The College of Nursing currently cooperates with more than 600 sites for clinical education.

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: The College of Nursing offers BSN, MSN and DNP programs which are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The College enrolls 750 baccalaureate students, 240 master's and post-master's students (Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Adult Clinical Nursing Specialist, Family Nurse Practitioner and Nursing Leadership and in Health Care Systems Tracks), and 70 Doctor of Nursing Practice students. Extensive distance education programs are offered. All programs provide opportunities to make a difference in healthcare delivery, teaching and research. The College of Nursing occupies a comfortable, aesthetically designed, four story building with private faculty offices. Statistical and research consultation and information technology services are provided. A new Nursing Learning and Technology Resource Center includes a modern simulation laboratory.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications accepted until position is filled.  

JOB DESCRIPTION/REQUIREMENTS: A doctoral degree in Nursing or related discipline is required, and candidates must hold a master’s degree in nursing. Additional requirements include approval to practice as a registered nurse in Alabama as well as relevant clinical experience in either psychiatric/mental health nursing or medical/surgical nursing. Men and minorities are encouraged to apply. Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory background check.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Send letters of application, curriculum vitae and names of three professional references with contact information, including name, address, phone number and email address to:

           Dr. Marsha Howell Adams, Dean

            Attn: Lisa Thomas

            301 Sparkman Drive

            Huntsville, AL 35899

The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer/ minorities/ females/ veterans/ disabled.

Please refer to log number: 15/16-436


 

Faculty Positions 

Positions available: Full-time, tenure track or clinical track  – Two 9-month positions teaching in the undergraduate program with a focus in psychiatric mental health or medical-surgical nursing.

Responsibilities: Teaching in the undergraduate program, academic advising, maintaining an active program of research and scholarship, participating on college as well as university committees, and participating in DNP scholarly projects.

Requirements: A doctoral degree (or in process) is required, preferably in nursing, but candidates must hold a master’s degree in nursing. Additional requirements include approval to practice as a registered nurse in Alabama as well as relevant clinical experience in either psychiatric/mental health nursing or medical/surgical nursing. Men and minorities are encouraged to apply.

The College of Nursing: The College of Nursing offers BSN, MSN and DNP programs, which are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The College enrolls 750 baccalaureate students, 240 master’s and post-master’s students (Acute Care NP, Adult CNS, FNP, Nursing Leadership, and Clinical Nurse Leader Tracks), and 70 DNP students. Extensive distance education programs are offered. All programs provide opportunities to make a difference in healthcare delivery, teaching and research.

The University of Alabama in Huntsville: The University, classified as a Very High Research Active Institution, offers academic and research programs in the Colleges of Nursing, Business Administration, Engineering, Science, Education, and Liberal Arts and in the Honors College. It is co-located with Cummings Research Park, home to more than 50 Fortune-500 companies, the Hudson Alpha Institute for Biotechnology, and several federal research facilities, including NASA Marshall Space Flight Center and Redstone Arsenal.  Our Office of Research has ties to national and federal partners such as NIH, NSF as well as those industries already listed.

The Community: Huntsville maintains one of the highest per capita incomes and standards of living in the Southeast.  Huntsville boasts and presents many opportunities for healthcare research and professional practice. The College of Nursing currently cooperates with more than 500 sites for clinical education.

The position will remain open until filled. Applications are being processed as received. If interested, please send a cover letter of interest, curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, and name of three (3) references including address, phone number, and email address to: Pamela O’Neal, PhD, RN. Search Committee Chair, Associate Professor, UAH, College of Nursing, NB 328, 256-824-6345, onealp@uah.edu .

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College of Science
May 5, 2015

Assistant or Associate Professor in Atmospheric Science

The Department of Atmospheric Science at the University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) seeks applicants for an assistant or associate professor faculty position.  The successful candidate will be asked to enthusiastically contribute to the Department of Atmospheric Science including the B.S. and M.S. in Earth System Science (ESS) and M.S. and Ph.D. in Atmospheric Science.  Responsibilities of the professor will include teaching graduate and undergraduate courses and providing effective service to the University and the larger community while also enhancing their own highly dynamic and growing research program through submission of peer‐reviewed proposals and papers.

Candidates should have an emerging or established, vibrant research program that can respond to evolving funding opportunities.  The candidate’s research program should complement and enhance the existing strengths of departmental research in the physics, chemistry, and dynamics of the atmospheric or Earth surface system. Experience in one or more of the department’s core research areas such as satellite remote sensing of atmospheric constituents or water resources, modeling/data assimilation, ground-based remote sensing, or GIS and remote sensing is desired (http://www.uah.edu/science/departments/atmospheric-science/research).

This successful candidate will benefit from potential collaborations within a wide array of nationally and internationally recognized research and operational organizations hosted at the National Space Science and Technology Center (NSSTC), including NASA Marshall Space Flight Center’s Earth Science Office, the co‐located Huntsville National Weather Service Forecast Office, the Earth System Science Center (ESSC), and the Severe Weather Institute and Radar & Lightning Laboratories (SWIRLL).

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Atmospheric or Earth Science or related field.  To be considered at the associate professor level, applicants should have at least 3 years of experience with demonstrated success in securing research grants and contracts, a community recognized record of scholarship, and teaching experience at the undergraduate or graduate level.  Candidates at the assistant professor level should have a developing record of scholarship and teaching experience and demonstrate significant future promise in securing research funding.  The chosen candidate will be offered a highly competitive salary and start-up package, and have full access to high-quality research space, state-of-the-art instrumentation and observational datasets, as well as to computing and facilities in academic and research center units.

Required application materials include curriculum vitae, names of four references and statements of teaching and research philosophies. The candidate must also outline how their scientific skills will enhance the department’s ongoing research, teaching and outreach activities. Email the application material to chair@nsstc.uah.edu.  Please contact Dr. Larry D. Carey, Interim Chair of the Atmospheric Science Department at the University of Alabama in Huntsville for further information (chair@nsstc.uah.edu). Information about the department can be found at: http://www.nsstc.uah.edu/atmos/.

Review of applications will begin on 26 January 2015 and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Alabama in Huntsville is a Carnegie very-high-research activity institution with over $97 million in research expenditures in 2013 and a student body of just under 8,000. UAH is ranked by the NSF in the top 20 in the nation for federal funding of research in aeronautical & astronautical engineering, astronomy, atmospheric science, computer science, and management & economics, and is in the top 20 in total research funding from Department of Defense and NASA. USA Today and Princeton Review reported UAH as one of the top 50 educational values in the U.S. in 2011.

The Huntsville metropolitan area is a culturally diverse community with a population of about 400,000 and a high concentration of technical professionals. The area is home to more than 50 Fortune 500 companies including several federal research facilities – NASA Marshall Space Flight Center and the Army’s Missile Defense Agency, Material Command, Aviation and Missile Command, and Space and Missile Defense Command, as well as the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology.

The Department of Atmospheric Science has a rich tradition as a productive graduate academic research unit, recently ranked in the top ten by the Chronicle of Higher Education based on faculty research productivity index. It is co‐located with the closely aligned Earth System Science Center, the National Weather Service and NASA in the National Space Science and Technology Center, thereby enabling students a unique collaborative experience. A cross‐cutting theme of the Department is the development and application of remote sensing technology to Earth Science disciplines, including clouds, aerosols, land use/land cover change, climate, data assimilation, nowcasting, chemistry, air pollution, lightning, hurricanes, tornadoes and other severe weather.

(http://www.uah.edu/science/departments/atmospheric‐science/research/research). These research activities frequently support NASA activities such as the SPoRT (Short‐term Prediction Research and Transition) Center (http://weather.msfc.nasa.gov/sport ) and SERVIR

(http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/servir/).

The graduate programs in the Department of Atmospheric Science provide excellent training in research/analysis and interdisciplinary education to students interested in issues related to the environment, strengthening their capability to conduct research leading to transition of observational and numerical modeling products to public policy and decision making.

http://www.uah.edu/science/departments/atmospheric‐science/ats‐students

The undergraduate ESS degree in the Department is built upon a set of interdisciplinary core courses including the Earth’s climate system, remote sensing, hydrology, public policy, and pollution problems. ESS students select from the following three specialty tracks: Atmospheric Science/Meteorology, GIS and Remote Sensing, and Human Dimensions/Societal Impacts.

http://www.uah.edu/science/departments/earth‐systems

The SWIRLL facility will be in full operations as of January 2015. UAH operates significant facilities such as the ARMOR (fixed) and MAX (mobile) dual‐polarized Doppler radars, MIPS – mobile profiling system, ozone and other lidars, GPS sounding station, radiosonde and ozonesonde stations, lightning mapping array, and electronics laboratories.

http://nsstc.uah.edu/ats/ats_swirll.html

The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer of minorities / females / veterans / disabled

Please refer to log number 15/16-566


Assistant Professor in Math

The Department of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for two tenure track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning August 2015. A Ph.D. degree in mathematics or applied mathematics is required. Applicants must show evidence of excellent research potential in an area that matches the interests of the department. Applicants must also have a strong commitment to teaching and show evidence of excellent teaching ability. The research areas we are seeking are differential equations, and probability and stochastic processes. The priority is stochastic differential equations.

Applicants should send a curriculum vita with the AMS standard cover sheet and three references (include name, mailing address, telephone number, and email address) to:

chair@math.uah.edu
Department of Mathematical Sciences
The University of Alabama in Huntsville
Huntsville, AL 35899

Review of applicants will begin January 16, 2015, and will continue until the position is filled. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Institution.

Please refer to log numbers 15/16-564 and 15/16-565.


Department Chair Position – Department of Atmospheric Science

The Department of Atmospheric Science at the University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) seeks applicants for a mid to senior level faculty position who will serve as the Chair of the Atmospheric Science Department.  The successful candidate will be asked to enthusiastically lead the Department of Atmospheric Science including the B.S. and M.S. in Earth System Science (ESS) and M.S. and Ph.D. in Atmospheric Science.  Responsibilities of the Chair will include coordination of advising activities at the graduate and undergraduate levels, teaching courses and providing effective service to the University and the larger community while also enhancing their own highly dynamic and growing research program through submission of peer‐reviewed proposals and papers.

The Chair will be privileged with maintaining and enhancing collaboration amongst the wide array of research and operational organizations hosted within the National Space Science and Technology Center (NSSTC), including NASA Marshall Space Flight Center’s Earth Science Office, the co‐located Huntsville National Weather Service Forecast Office, the Earth System Science Center (ESSC), and the Severe Weather Institute and Radar & Lightning Laboratories (SWIRLL). The Department of Atmospheric Science has nationally and internationally recognized research programs maintained with robust external funding.

Candidates should have an established, vibrant research program that can respond to the changing research landscape, while being visionary of forthcoming opportunities over the coming decade.  The candidate’s research program should complement and enhance the existing strengths of departmental research in the physics, chemistry, and dynamics of the atmospheric or Earth surface system. Experience in one or more of the department’s core research areas such as satellite remote sensing, modeling/data assimilation, ground-based remote sensing, or GIS and remote sensing is desired (http://www.uah.edu/science/departments/atmospheric-science/research).

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Atmospheric or Earth Science or related field, at least 5 years of experience with demonstrated success in securing research grants and contracts, a community recognized record of scholarship and leadership, and teaching experience at the graduate level.  The chosen candidate will be offered a highly competitive salary and start-up package, and have full access to high quality research space, state-of-the-art instrumentation and observational datasets, as well as to computing and facilities in academic and research center units.

Required application materials include curriculum vitae, names of four references and statements of teaching, research and leadership philosophies. The candidate must also outline how their scientific and organizational leadership skills will enhance the department’s ongoing research, teaching and outreach activities. Email the application material to chair@nsstc.uah.edu.  Please contact Dr. Larry D. Carey, Interim Chair of the Atmospheric Science Department at the University of Alabama in Huntsville for further information (chair@nsstc.uah.edu). Information about the department can be found at: http://www.nsstc.uah.edu/atmos/.

Review of applications is ongoing and will continue until the position is filled.  Applications should be submitted by 26 January 2015 to receive full consideration.

The University of Alabama in Huntsville is a Carnegie very high research activity institution with over $97 million in research expenditures in 2013 and a student body of just under 8,000. UAH is ranked by the NSF in the top 20 in the nation for federal funding of research in aeronautical & astronautical engineering, astronomy, atmospheric science, computer science, and management & economics, and is in the top 20 in total research funding from Department of Defense and NASA. USA Today and Princeton Review reported UAH as one of the top 50 educational values in the U.S. in 2011.

The Huntsville metropolitan area is a culturally diverse community with a population of about 400,000 and a high concentration of technical professionals. The area is home to more than 50 Fortune 500 companies including several federal research facilities – NASA Marshall Space Flight Center and the Army’s Missile Defense Agency, Material Command, Aviation and Missile Command, and Space and Missile Defense Command, as well as the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology.

The Department of Atmospheric Science has a rich tradition as a productive graduate academic research unit, recently ranked in the top ten by the Chronicle of Higher Education based on faculty research productivity index. It is co‐located with the closely aligned Earth System Science Center, the National Weather Service and NASA in the National Space Science and Technology Center, thereby enabling students a unique collaborative experience. A cross‐cutting theme of the Department is the development and application of remote sensing technology to Earth Science disciplines, including clouds, aerosols, land use/land cover change, climate, data assimilation, nowcasting, chemistry, air pollution, lightning, hurricanes, tornadoes and other severe weather.

(http://www.uah.edu/science/departments/atmospheric‐science/research/research). These research activities frequently support NASA activities such as the SPoRT (Short‐term Prediction Research and Transition) Center (http://weather.msfc.nasa.gov/sport ) and SERVIR

(http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/servir/).

The graduate programs in the Department of Atmospheric Science provide excellent training in research/analysis and interdisciplinary education to students interested in issues related to the environment, strengthening their capability to conduct research leading to transition of observational and numerical modeling products to public policy and decision making.

http://www.uah.edu/science/departments/atmospheric‐science/ats‐students

The undergraduate ESS degree in the Department is built upon a set of interdisciplinary core courses including the Earth’s climate system, remote sensing, hydrology, public policy, and pollution problems. ESS students select from three specialty tracks: Atmospheric Science/Meteorology, GIS and Remote Sensing, and Human Dimensions/Societal Impacts.

http://www.uah.edu/science/departments/earth‐systems

The SWIRLL facility will be in full operations as of January 2015. UAH operates significant facilities such as the ARMOR (fixed) and MAX (mobile) dual‐polarized Doppler radars, MIPS – mobile profiling system, ozone and other lidars, GPS sounding station, radiosonde and ozonesonde stations, lightning mapping array, and electronics laboratories.

http://nsstc.uah.edu/ats/ats_swirll.html

The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer of minorities / females / veterans / disabled

Please refer to log number 15/16-561


Endowed Chair of Biological Sciences

The Department of Biological Sciences at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) seeks an innovative researcher in the field of genetics, genomics, and/or bioinformatics to be the Pei-Ling Chan Eminent Scholar. The position offers an exciting opportunity for joint research, educational projects, and collaborations with non-profit, government, and industrial partners located in Huntsville and the region, including the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology ..

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree and have credentials in research and teaching for appointment with tenure as a senior Associate Professor or Professor. The candidate will teach and mentor students in the undergraduate and graduate programs in the Department of Biological Sciences at UAH, including the Biotechnology Science and Engineering doctoral program, and will have an Adjunct Faculty Appointment at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology. Their research interests will complement some of the existing strengths in the Department, including ecological and evolutionary genetics and genomics, human epigenetics, and structural and synthetic biology. The successful candidate will have a record of and be currently successful in grantsmanship and in obtaining sustained external funding and have demonstrated success in supporting and graduating Ph.D. students.

The University of Alabama in Huntsville, one of three institutions of the University of Alabama System, is widely known for its research in space and atmospheric science, engineering, and information technology. UAH is also recognized in the field of biotechnology in part because of its close partnership with the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology , a 152-acre campus under the directorship of Dr. Rick Myers that comprises research-intensive, state-of-the-art facilities dedicated to genomics technology. HudsonAlpha’s’s nationally recognized genomic investigators have decades of experience in large-scale projects such as the Human Genome Project, the Cancer Genome Atlas, and the Encyclopedia of DNA Elements Project (ENCODE).

Huntsville, nestled in the Tennessee Valley, is a vibrant southern metropolis that is home to a robust economy. Among the city’s largest employers are the U.S. Army Redstone Arsenal, the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, and the nation’s second largest research park, Cummings Research Park (CRP). More than 285 high-tech and research companies and 25,000 employees are located in CRP, with UAH as the park’s anchor tenant. Downtown, small businesses and startups thrive thanks to ample support offered by the Huntsville Chamber of Commerce and the UAH Small Business Development Center. As a result, Huntsville has been listed among the nation’s top ten strongest economies and was recently named as one of the best cities to start a career, while Alabama has been noted as one of the top states for doing business. The city’s 400,000+ residents are also considered some of the country’s most educated with one of the highest per-capita incomes.

Additional information about the position can be found on the department website at  http://www.uah.edu/science/departments/biology

Applicants should submit a single PDF of their CV including a description of their research and teaching experience and contact information for three references to ChanScholar@uah.edu">Dr. Sundar Christopher, Dean, College of Science, UAH, at ChanScholar@uah.edu.

For more information, contact Dr. Debra M. Moriarity, Chair, Department of Biological Sciences, UAH. Review of complete applications will begin on Dec. 10, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. UAH is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please refer to log number 15/16-563


 

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