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Honors College
November 22, 2013
 

Dean of the Honors College

The University of Alabama in Huntsville seeks to hire a Dean for the newly-established Honors College. The dean's primary role is to provide vision and leadership to shape the new College consistent with the resources and mission of UAH.  The dean will be dedicated to recruiting academically talented students, promoting and assuring academic excellence and fundraising to support the facilities and programming needs of the college. The Dean reports directly to the Provost, serves as ex-officio member and Chair of the Honors Council, and is a member of the Council of Deans.

For more detail on the opportunity, please visit http://uah.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=44285.

Nominations and applications should be sent to the Office of the Provost, SKH 364, The University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL 35899, or email the information to provost@uah.edu">provost@uah.edu. Applications should include a letter of interest outlining qualifications for the position, a curriculum vita, and contact information of three references.   For full consideration, applications should be submitted by January 31, 2014, although applications will be received until the position is filled. 

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

 



College of Business Administration
April 15, 2014
 

Assistant or Associate Professor of Accounting

The Department of Accounting, Economics, and Finance is seeking an intellectually curious accountant to join our faculty.  This tenure-track appointment starts in the fall term of 2015. 

UAH offers the best of both worlds: an intellectually active and well-published faculty and bright, motivated students to teach (our in-coming freshmen have the highest ACT scores in the state).  We offer an extremely collegial faculty who regularly publish and socialize together.  Cross disciplinary research is common as intellectual curiosity knows no bounds.  The College also offers Master’s degrees in business, accounting, and information technology.

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Accounting or related field from an AACSB accredited school or be ABD (having officially defended their proposal). Willingness to interact with local accounting professionals is a plus. We will consider candidates with research and teaching interests in all areas, but our specific instructional needs are in financial accounting.  AACSB competitive salary.

The UAH campus is adjacent to the Cummings Research Park, the second largest research park in the nation.  We are physically close to and have many institutional connections with NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center and Redstone Arsenal, both centers of cutting edge science and engineering research.  Huntsville boasts one of the highest concentrations of Ph.D.s in the country which allows us to offer nationally-recognized public schools and cultural activities not typically found in a metropolis of 350,000 people. 

UAH is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Institution.  We encourage applications from women and minority candidates.

Interested and interesting candidates should contact Allen Wilhite, Chair, Department of Accounting, Economics, and Finance, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL 35899; acc@uah.edu .  Please include a vita and at least three references with your letter of application.

Please refer to log number 15/16-131




Tenure Track Position in Information Systems

POSITION: The University of Alabama in Huntsville (www.uah.edu) invites nominations and applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Information Systems, with a specialization in Cyber Security, Information Assurance and related areas. We seek applicants who will welcome the challenges and rewards of serving on the faculty of a growing college located in a dynamic and supportive high technology business community. The appointment would be at the level of assistant or associate professor from August 2014 and can start as early as January 2014.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Conduct and publish high quality scholarly research in a collegial environment in which both intra-and inter-disciplinary collaboration is valued, teach undergraduate and graduate courses in programs that emphasize both rigor and experiential learning, participate actively in the profession, and take part in university service and outreach to the public.

QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must have (or expect to receive by the start of fall term 2014) a Ph.D. in Information Systems or a related field and a primary research and teaching interest in the area of Cyber security, information assurance and related areas. Because much of the information assurance and security activity in the community involves Department of Defense contracts, candidates must be able to obtain (or should be in a position to in a short period of time) and hold a U.S. security clearance. Strong potential for publishing high quality research is required. Professional experience and certification will be regarded favorably.

UNIVERSITY AND COMMUNITY: The College of Business Administration has approximately 40 tenured and tenure-track faculty, 35 research and part time faculty, 1000 undergraduate and 500 graduate students.  It offers four graduate degrees – an M.B.A emphasizing technology management, a M.S. in Information Systems, a M.S. in Information Assurance and Security (jointly with Colleges of Engineering and Science), a Master’s of Accounting and several graduate certificates including one in Information Assurance and Security. Undergraduate majors include management, marketing, information systems, accounting, finance and economics.  The IS undergraduate major offers a concentration in Information Assurance.  The College also offers and undergraduate degree in Economics and Computational Science.

UA Huntsville is a Carnegie very high research activity institution and is ranked by the NSF among the top 15 in the nation for federal funding of research in management and economics.  Barron’s rates the University’s admissions as the most competitive in Alabama.  The College of Business Administration is accredited by AACSB International.  The culture of the college is collaborative and supportive of excellence in research and teaching.  The Huntsville metropolitan area is 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 and several federal research facilities, including NASA Marshall Space Flight Center and the Army’s Missile Defense Agency, the Army’s Material Command, the Aviation and Missile Command, and the Space and Missile Defense Command.

APPLICATIONS: Applicants must submit the following via email at iasearch@uah.edu, a letter of nomination or application; a vita; evidence of teaching proficiency if available; sample of research work and a list of 3 references with their contact information, including name, address, phone, and email addresses. Preference will be given to candidates who apply before October 15, 2013, the position will remain open till filled.

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

Please refer to log number 14/15-122

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College of Engineering
March 25, 2014
 

Eminent Scholar in Propulsion

THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA IN HUNTSVILLE (UAH): The College of Engineering at the University of Alabama in Huntsville invites nominations and applications for a prestigious position of Eminent Scholar in Propulsion. The successful candidate must be an internationally known researcher in the area of Aerospace Propulsion or Aerospace Propulsion Systems and must be interested in continuing to make an impact on this field, which will continue to be a critical research area at UAH. The College of Engineering in conjunction with the UAH Propulsion Research Center is building a team of faculty and students engaged in (1) Propellants and Energetics; (2) Aerospace Propulsion Systems; and (3) Fusion and Plasma Propulsion.

The College of Engineering is the largest of five academic colleges at UAH in terms of student enrollment and currently has a research focus that has expanded to include aerospace and systems engineering; and energy conversion and storage. UAH 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.

UAH has an interdisciplinary Propulsion Research Center (PRC) that exists to be a major generator of talent and innovative solutions in propulsion and energy related technologies. The PRC connects the academic research community with industry and government to advance basic science and technology development in propulsion and energy. UAH also has several other nationally recognized research centers working closely with NSF, DOD, and NASA in various areas requiring research collaborations in propulsion and energy-related research.

Applicants should have an earned Ph.D. degree preferably in Aerospace, Mechanical or Systems Engineering, or a closely related discipline, and possess (a) an established record of research scholarship and an ability to develop externally funded research programs within a collaborative environment, (b) a strong commitment to teach and mentor undergraduate and graduate students, and (c) dedication towards university and professional service. It is expected that applicants seeking this appointment as Eminent Scholar at the rank of Full Professor with tenure will have an outstanding track record in all aspects of research, teaching, and service.

Consideration of applications will begin immediately, and the search will remain open until the position is filled. Application material (in pdf format) including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, short summary of current research interests (2-4 pages), teaching philosophy (1-2 pages), a vision statement for building a robust and dynamic research program at UAH (2-3 pages), and the names of three references, should be sent to propulsionscholarsearch@uah.edu for consideration.  The anticipated starting date would be in the Fall of 2014.

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

Please refer to Log #14/15 - 222 
 



Tenure Track Faculty Position in Systems Engineering

The Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, and Engineering Management (ISEEM) at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) invites applications and nominations for a tenure-track faculty position in systems engineering. The position is at the rank of tenure-track Assistant Professor, although in exceptionally qualified cases substantiated by a significant track record, appointment at appropriate higher ranks will be considered.  Duties include research, teaching and service with a focus on empirical research on the design and development of complex engineered systems. 

Applicant qualifications should include: (a) a Ph.D. in engineering or related field; (b) evidence of capability to establish a successful externally funded research program; (c) a strong commitment to teach and mentor undergraduate and graduate students in a research university; (c) interest in working in a cross-disciplinary team environment across multiple academic and research units; (d) have an interest in performing university and professional service. An ability to obtain security clearance is desirable.  Work or research experience in the defense and aerospace industries or a background in modeling and simulation is also desirable.

The department has joint research initiatives underway with NASA, the Army, and NSF to provide opportunities for new faculty to develop their research interests.  ISEEM has a large student body with over 200 students in the BS, MSE, and PhD programs.  Graduate concentrations are offered in Systems Engineering, Engineering Management, and Industrial Engineering.  The ISEEM department has research strengths in the broad areas of engineering management, systems engineering, and industrial engineering. The faculty is involved in a number of on-going research thrust areas including: engineering team development; mental model development and comparisons; systems modeling and simulation; value driven design; the development of affordability models for future space systems; and electronics manufacturing systems.

UAH is ranked as a “very high research activity” Tier 1institution 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. More recently, our focus has expanded to include energy conversion and storage. For the upcoming few years, a new and exciting initiative on aerospace and systems engineering is underway. ,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 position is 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 iseem-search@eng.uah.edu. The anticipated starting date is August 20, 2014. An earlier start date of January 1, 2014 is possible.

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

Please refer to log number 14/15-221

 



Eminent Scholar Faculty Position in Robust High Performance Computing

The Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at University of Alabama in Huntsville invites nominations and applications for a prestigious position of Eminent Scholar in Computer Engineering. The successful candidate must be an internationally known researcher in the area of robust high performance computing and must be interested in continuing to make an impact on this field, which is poised to become a critical research area in the next few years.

The Department is building a team highly energetic and motivated faculty and students engaged in (1) developing techniques for enhancing performance and productivity in computing, (2) embodying the techniques in robust software and hardware infrastructures at the desktop and supercomputer level, and (3) using the techniques in collaboration with existing University’s strength to develop several path-breaking science and engineering applications. UAH has access to the latest high-performance systems both on campus, in the state, and at national centers such as Oak Ridge National Laboratories. We also have several nationally recognized centers working closely with NSF, DOD, and NASA in various areas requiring research collaborations in   computational science and engineering.

The Department currently offers BSE, MSE, and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical, Computer and Optical Engineering and has 23 tenured/tenure earning faculty members, 577 undergraduate and 197 graduate students. In research, the Carnegie Foundation has classified UAHuntsville as one of the top research schools in the country placing in the "very high" research category.  

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, namely, secure cyberspace, restore and improve urban infrastructure, and engineer tools of scientific discovery. More recently, our focus has expanded to include aerospace and systems engineering, and energy conversion and storage. 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.

Applicants should have an earned Ph.D. degree preferably in Computer Engineering or a closely related discipline, and possess (a) an established record of research scholarship and an ability to develop externally funded research programs within a collaborative environment, (b) a strong commitment to teach and mentor undergraduate and graduate students, and (c) dedication towards university and professional service.  It is expected that applicants seeking this appointment as Eminent Scholar at the rank of Full Professor with tenure will have an outstanding track record in all aspects of research, teaching, and service.

Consideration of applications will begin immediately, and the search will remain open until the position is filled. Application material (in pdf format) including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, short summary of current research interests (2-4 pages), teaching philosophy (1-2 pages), a vision statement for building a robust and dynamic research program at UAHuntsville (2-3 pages), and the names of three references, should be sent to siniardj@eng.uah.edu.  The anticipated starting date is August 14, 2013.

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

Please refer to log number 14/15-220
 



Tenure-Track/Tenured Faculty Position in Energy Conversion and Storage

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.   The position is at the rank of tenure-track Assistant Professor, although in exceptionally qualified cases, appointment at the rank of Associate Professor may 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.  Desired expertise includes, but is not limited to, sub-continuum-level simulation related to materials for energy storage and conversion and systems integration of energy storage and conversion devices.  

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 at the Associate Professor level will have a significant track record in all aspects of research, teaching, and service.

The Department offers the BSE with options in Mechanical Engineering and Aerospace Engineering, and the MSE and the 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 group includes 750 undergraduate and 200 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 UAHuntsville Propulsion Research Center.

UAHuntsville 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.  More recently, our focus has expanded to include energy conversion and storage.   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 position is filled. Application material (in pdf format) including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information for at least three references, and separate statements of research plans and teaching interests, should be sent to maesearch@eng.uah.edu.  The anticipated starting date is January 8, 2014.

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

Please refer to log number 13/14-208

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College of Liberal Arts
March 25, 2014
 

 

 

Assistant Professor of Sculpture

The Department of Art and Art History at the University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) invites applications for a tenure-track position in sculpture at the rank of Assistant Professor to teach undergraduate courses starting Fall semester 2014. Teaching load would be three courses each semester. Must be able to oversee organization and maintenance of shop equipment, supervise shop tech, and uphold rigorous safety standards.

Candidates must have an MFA and a solid exhibition record. Preference is given to candidates who have teaching experience beyond graduate school. The ideal candidate will be able to teach students from the beginning level of three-dimensional design to advanced courses in areas such as fabrication, carving, casting, and environmental and installation approaches. Engagement with contemporary practices and issues in sculpture and related fields is essential in contributing to the creative and intellectual life of the department. We will give preference to candidates that have experience with Maya 3D, Blender, AutoDesk 3ds Max, or similar modeling and rendering software. Valuable also is experience with CAD/CAM software packages, familiarity with G-Code and its derivatives, interest in the interface between engineering and art practice, and knowledge of automation and robotics. Our program is dedicated to the teaching and artistic development of our diverse student body through close mentoring.

Our spacious, well-equipped sculpture studio includes bench tools that rival those in a large cabinet shop, metalworking equipment, supplies for various welding techniques, a foundry as well as a natural gas kiln, computers, a 3-D printer, and two plasma cutters. Students can work in traditional methods as well as explore the translation from the virtual environment to the built one using various modeling software and equipment. Huntsville’s temperate climate also allows for use of our outdoor facilities almost year round. The sculptor has a large personal studio adjacent to the main sculpture studios.

Please send an SASE with a cover letter, CV, names and contact information for three references, official transcripts, a Teaching Philosophy, 20 examples of your work and 20 examples of your students’ work to Search Committee, Department of Art and History, 160-B Wilson Hall, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL 35899. Deadline: postmarked by Wednesday, January 15, 2014 or until filled.

Please see our website: http://www.uah.edu/colleges/liberal/art/

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

Please refer to log number 14/15-313

  



Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Psychology

The University of Alabama in Huntsville, Department of Psychology is seeking applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Psychology position, beginning August, 2014. We seek an applicant with a Ph.D. in applied experimental psychology, such as industrial/ organizational psychology or human factors. Teaching expectations include introductory psychology, undergraduate and graduate courses in research design and statistics, as well as courses in perception and the applicant’s area of specialization.

Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. in psychology, evidence of excellence in teaching, ability to supervise undergraduate and graduate student research, and a willingness to develop ties with the community. The relatively small department (6 faculty) has an M.A. program in Experimental Psychology and can provide research facilities. UAH thrives in a culturally diverse community with high technological development and a reasonable cost of living.

Applicants should submit 1) an academic vita; 2) a statement of teaching interests; 3) a statement of research interests and minimum laboratory needs; 4) reprints or preprints; 5) all transcripts; and 6) a list of three references. Send these materials to:  Jeffrey Neuschatz, Department of Psychology, 301 Sparkman Drive,The University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL  35899. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the 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 14/15-310
 



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.
 



Baba Budha Eminent Scholar Chair in Global Understanding

Application Deadline: Applications will be reviewed beginning March 1, but will be accepted until the position is filled.

Requirements: The Department of Political Science in the College of Liberal Arts invites applications for the Baba Budha Eminent Scholar Chair in Global Understanding. This position is part of a broader strategic thrust by the University of Alabama in Huntsville to enhance global activities and partnerships and promote greater understanding of global issues by its students and in the broader community.

Candidates are expected to be at the mid-career to senior level and should have a focus in one or more of the following areas: Asian studies, Global Understanding, Effects of Globalization, Political Economy, Political Systems, and Policy Implications and should have specific expertise in Indian studies. The candidate will be expected to create and teach undergraduate and graduate-level courses and seminars for students across the campus.

The selected individual also will be expected to interact with a counterpart at a university in India and serve as a focal point for interaction for the university and broader community. The Eminent Scholar will work closely with the Department Chair, Academic Deans, and Provost in enabling the University’s growth and stature in this area.

A Ph.D. is required and the position is available immediately. Salary is competitive and dependent on experience. Women and minorities are strongly urged to apply.

Application Procedure: A complete application must include a letter of application, a detailed curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations (if available), graduate transcripts, and contact information for at least three professional references to:

Search Committee
Department of Political Science
The University of Alabama in Huntsville
301 Sparkman Drive
Huntsville, AL 35899

Applications may be sent electronically to hawkk@uah.edu, and questions may be directed to Dr. Kathy Hawk at (256) 824-2315.

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

Please refer to log number 12/13-358
 



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
March 25, 2014
 

Associate Professor/Assistant Professor/Clinical Associate Professor/Clinical Instructor

Application Deadline: Applications accepted until position is filled.

Requirements: The University of Alabama in Huntsville College of Nursing invites applications for faculty in a variety of areas. 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, 170 master's and post-master's students (Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Adult Clinical Nursing Specialist, Family Nurse Practitioner, Nursing Leadership, and Clinical Nurse Leader Tracks), and 50 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 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.

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 Resources Center includes a modern simulation laboratory.

Candidates should possess a doctorate in nursing or a closely related field with a record of successful teaching and scholarship for tenure earning positions. National certification is required for nurse practitioner faculty. Non-tenure earning clinical positions, requiring a doctorate or master's degree in nursing, are available for faculty preferring an intensive clinical and teaching focus. Candidates must be licensed or eligible for RN licensure in Alabama. Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

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. C. Fay Raines
Dean, College of Nursing
The University of Alabama in Huntsville
301 Sparkman Drive
Huntsville, Alabama 35899
rainesc@uah.edu

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

Please refer to log numbers 13/14-498, 14/15-420, 14/15-421, 14/15-422, 14/15-424

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College of Science
March 25, 2014
 

Endowed Chair in Physics

 The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) is seeking a preeminent scientist to occupy the Pei-Ling Chan Chair in the Department of Physics and to lead in the development of a biophysics thrust at the University.  The successful candidate will be a prominent scholar and researcher in biophysics, bio-optics, biochemistry or related fields, contribute effectively to the Department’s undergraduate and graduate teaching programs, actively supervise physics/optics/material science graduate students for the Ph.D. degree, and provide leadership in developing a biophysics curriculum within the department that will attract exceptional students to the University.  We are particularly interested in a candidate capable of fostering collaboration and interaction with the departments of Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics and Electrical Engineering as well as existing interdisciplinary programs in optics, material science, and biotechnology in establishing new research programs.

The present research strengths of the Department of Physics are concentrated in optics and astrophysics.  Other strong research areas in the College of Science include biotechnology, information technology, material science, propulsion, atmospheric science, and applied mathematics. An applicant or nominee for the Pei-Ling Chan Chair of Physics must have the PhD degree or equivalent and be a recognized authority in the field and must have credentials in research and teaching appropriate for appointment as Professor. A strong record of continuous funded research is expected.

UAH is a Tier I nationally recognized university and classified by the Carnegie Foundation as “very high” in the research category, making it one of an elite group of 73 U.S. public universities. UAH’s distinguished research record is a reflection of its extremely productive faculty, research staff, and student body.  UAH is one of three institutions in the University of Alabama System, with a current enrollment of approximately 5500 undergraduates and 1500 graduate students.  Federally supported research and development expenditures exceed $75 million per year.

Huntsville is strategically located in the Tennessee Valley of North Alabama and is the home of the nonprofit HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, the Army’s Redstone Arsenal, and representatives of every major defense contractor in the nation.  The National Space Science and Technology Center (NSSTC), located on the UAH campus, accommodates researchers from universities, Marshall Space Flight Center, and private companies (such as USRA).  The Huntsville community serves as the primary economic engine for the northern Alabama and southern Tennessee region.  The area is renowned for its highly educated workforce and cutting edge technologies.  The city is rich in cultural and recreational activities, and enjoys one of the highest per-capita incomes in the country.  The population of the metropolitan area is approximately 375,000.  For more information about UAH and Huntsville, Alabama, please visit www.uah.edu and www.ci.huntsville.al.us.

Applicants should send a CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, a research plan, and contact information for three references to: Professor Richard Lieu, c/o Colleen Oliver, Department of Physics, The University of Alabama in Huntsville, 301 Sparkman Drive, Huntsville, AL 35899 or clo0001@uah.edu

For further information or questions, contact Prof. Lieu lieur@UAH.edu. Review of complete applications will begin on June 1, 2014, and continue until the 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: 14/15-556



 

Lecturer Position in Physics

The Department of Physics at The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for a calendar year Lecturer position beginning in Fall 2014. 

The curriculum of the Physics Department includes general physics (with and without calculus), introductory astronomy, intermediate mechanics, electricity & magnetism, quantum mechanics, optics and photonics, relativity, astrophysics, thermodynamics and statistics, and additional advanced courses. The candidate is expected to teach primarily undergraduate courses, and the ability and desire to teach graduate courses in selected areas is a plus.

Candidates should have a Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) in Physics or closely related discipline.  Candidates with prior teaching experience will be given priority. The successful candidate will be expected to teach three courses per semester during the Fall and Spring semesters, and one or two courses during the Summer semester, as assigned by the Chair.

UAH is one of three institutions in the University of Alabama System, with a current enrollment of approximately 5,500 undergraduates and 1500 graduate students. The Department of Physics has 10 full-time faculty, 2 lecturers, and admits approximately 60 undergraduate majors and 10 graduates per year.

Applicants should send a resume, a statement of teaching philosophy and experience and contact information for at least three references in electronic form (PDF preferred) to: Ms. Colleen Oliver at clo0001@uah.edu, Department of Physics, The University of Alabama in Huntsville, 301 Sparkman Drive, Huntsville, AL 35899.

Inquiries for this position can be directed to Professor Max Bonamente, Associate Professor of Physics, at bonamem@uah.edu. Review of complete applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  See www.uah.edu for further information on UAH and physics.uah.edu for information on the Physics Department.

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

Please refer to log number: 14/15-554



 

Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Experimental Soft Matter Physics

The Department of Physics at the University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applicants for a position beginning in Fall 2014 at the Assistant Professor level.  The general area is soft matter physics and in particular bio-photonics.  The successful candidate will have a background in one or more of the following fields: (1) Physical properties of biological materials (2) Biological sensors (3) Classical and bio-optics (4) Nanophotonics to include light-matter interactions and (5) Developing and integrating bio-mechanical, bio-optical, and biochemical components.

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Physics, Biophysics, or Optics and have a strong commitment to teaching, research, and mentoring of graduate students.  The successful applicant will be expected to co-develop, with the recipient of the Pei-Ling Chan Chair in Physics, an independent externally-funded experimental research program in a biophysics related area while contributing effectively to the department’s undergraduate and graduate teaching programs.  The department expects faculty to conduct research with students that will lead to the MS and Ph.D. degrees in physics, optics, or material science.  Considerable opportunities exist for local research collaborations in the above areas, such as with existing personnel at UAH, particularly in the departments of Chemistry and Biology, the nonprofit HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, Redstone Arsenal, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center or the area’s substantial private research sector.

The present research strengths of the Department of Physics are concentrated in optics and astrophysics.  Other strong research areas in the College of Science include biotechnology, information technology, material science, propulsion, atmospheric science, and applied mathematics. 

UAH is a Tier I nationally recognized university and classified by the Carnegie Foundation as “very high” in the research category, making it one of an elite group of 73 U.S. public universities. UAH’s distinguished research record is a reflection of its extremely productive faculty, research staff, and student body.  UAH is one of three institutions in the University of Alabama System, with a current enrollment of approximately 5500 undergraduates and 1500 graduate students.  Federally supported research and development expenditures exceed $75 million per year.

Applicants should send a resume, a statement of teaching philosophy, a research plan, and contact information for at least three references to: Prof. Don A. Gregory, Faculty Search Committee Chairman, Department of Physics, The University of Alabama in Huntsville, 301 Sparkman Drive, Huntsville, AL 35899, or to gregoryd@uah.edu.  Review of complete applications will begin June 1, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. See www.uah.edu for further institutional information. 

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

Please refer to log number: 14/15-555



  

Lecturer position in Chemistry

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applicants will begin February 3, 2014, and will continue until February 7, 2014 

REQUIREMENTS:  The Department of Chemistry at the University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for a non-tenure track faculty position with the rank of Lecturer beginning August, 2014. The position is renewable upon the result of annual performance evaluations.  Applicants must have an M.S. or Ph.D. Degree in chemistry or closely related field.  University-level teaching experience in Introductory, General, Organic or Biochemistry (lecture and laboratory courses) required.  We welcome qualified women and minority applications. 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, original transcripts, and contact information for three references, including name, address, phone number and email address to:

Chairman, Department of Chemistry
The University of Alabama in Huntsville
301 Sparkman Drive (MSB C203)
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: 14/15-552
 


 

Assistant/Associate Professor in Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science of the University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) invites applicants for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level (or possibly at Associate Professor for experienced, exceptional candidates). We require someone in entertainment computing, in particular in game development/animation, able to help us build our portfolio in this area.

The position is one part of a multi-year strategic investment in entertainment computing and arts by the university. A Ph.D. in computer science or a closely related area is required. The successful candidate will have a strong interest in aiding our coordination with peers in disciplines such as animation arts, music, etc., and have a strong academic background, be able to carry out research in areas typical for graphics and serious games academic conferences, and be keen on undergraduate education. A commitment to keeping abreast of games technology is an ongoing expectation for the hire. Professional experience in graphics/animation, especially relared to game development, is a plus.

The department has a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, research, and service; the hire should have good communication, strong teaching potential, and research accomplishments. 

UAH is located in an expanding, high technology area, next door to one of the largest research parks in the nation. Nearby are the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, the Army's Redstone Arsenal, and many high-tech industries. UAH also has an array of research centers, including information technology, modeling and simulation, etc. In short, collaborative research opportunities are abundant, and many well-educated and highly technically skilled people are in the area. There is also access to excellent public schools and inexpensive housing. 

UAH has approximately 7500 students. UAH Computer Science offers the BS, MS, and Ph.D. degrees in modeling and simulation. Approximately 200 undergraduate majors and 175 graduate students are associated with the unit. Faculty research interests are many -- areas closely related to this position include visualization, graphics, multimedia, AI, image processing, pattern recognition, mobile computing, and distributed systems. Recent NSF figures indicate the department ranks 30th in the nation in overall federal research funding.

Interested parties should submit a detailed resume with references to Chair, Search Committee, Dept. of Computer Science, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL 35899. Qualified female and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Initial review of applicants will begin January 2014 and will continue until a suitable candidate is found.

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

Please refer to log number 14/15-551.    
 



Endowed Chair of Biological Sciences

The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) is seeking an accomplished investigator for the Pei-Ling Chan Endowed Chair in the Department of Biological Sciences (http://www.uah.edu/science/departments/biology). The successful candidate will be a leading scientist in the areas of genetics, genomics, and/or bioinformatics, will contribute to the Department’s undergraduate and graduate teaching programs, and will play a key role in developing the collaborative relationship between UAH and the non-profit research institute, HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology (www.hudsonalpha.org and http://research.hudsonalpha.org),which is dedicated to research in genomics and genetics.

UAH is one of three institutions in the University of Alabama System and has a current enrollment of approximately 5900 undergraduates and 1800 graduate students. Federally supported research expenditures exceed $80 million per year. The University is widely known for its research in atmospheric science, space science, engineering, and information technology.   Existing strengths in the Department of Biological Sciences include ecological and evolutionary genetics and genomics, proteomics, biochemistry, and structural and synthetic biology.

Huntsville is located in the beautiful Tennessee Valley of North Alabama and is home to NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, the Army's Redstone Arsenal federal campus, and the country’s second largest research park, Cummings Research Park, where more than 285 high-technology companies are situated.  Within Cummings, the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology has created a 155-acre biotechnology campus touting state-of-the-art facilities and genomics technology and a team of leading genomic scientists with 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).    As the city that built the International Space Station and the rockets that put humans on the moon, the City of Huntsville is rich in heritage and diversity, as well as in cultural and recreational activities.  Huntsville residents enjoy one of the highest per-capita incomes in the country, in a metropolitan area of approximately 430,000 people.  For more information about UAH and Huntsville, Alabama, please visit www.uah.edu and http://www.huntsvillealabamausa.com..

An applicant or nominee for the Pei-Ling Chan Chair should be a recognized authority in her or his field and must have credentials in research and teaching appropriate for appointment as a senior Associate Professor or Professor.  A strong record of funded research is expected.

Applicants should send a CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references via email to: 

Dean John D. Fix (fixj@uah.edu)
Chan Chair Search Committee
Office of the Dean, College of Science
The University of Alabama in Huntsville

For further information or questions, contact Dean Fix (fixj@uah.edu).  Review of complete applications will begin on 1 October 2013 and continue until the 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 14/15-550
 



PART-TIME INSTRUCTORS: Mathematical Sciences

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 mathematics. Requirements: MA, MS or PhD with 18 graduate semester hours in mathematics; previous teaching experience desirable but not required. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in mathematics. Reappointment is dependent upon need and a satisfactory review. Review of completed applications is on-going. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Applications Procedure: Applications for this position should include: (1) letter of interest, (2) current vita, (3) official transcripts, and (4) contact information for three references, including name, address, phone number and email address. Applications and inquiries may be submitted electronically to langt@uah.edu or mailed to: 

Attn: Part-Time Lecturer Recruitment
Department of Mathematical Sciences
The University of Alabama in Huntsville
301 Sparkman Drive, Shelby Center Room 258A
Huntsville, AL  35899

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

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