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College of Education
September 9, 2016

Assistant Professor in Elementary Education

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: The University of Alabama in Huntsville, classified as a High Research Active institution, offers academic and research programs in the Colleges of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Nursing, Professional and Continuing Studies, and Science. Huntsville maintains one of the highest per capita incomes and standards of living in the Southeast. Known as the “Rocket City” and home to NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville has a major presence of technology, space, and defense industries, which allow the city to offer a variety of educational, recreational, and cultural opportunities.  For more information about Huntsville and its convenient location to Nashville, Birmingham, and Atlanta, visit http://www.huntsville.org.

ABOUT THE COLLEGE:  The College of Education offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees in teacher education along with a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology.  The Teacher Education Program serves undergraduate and graduate candidates in the areas of Biology, Chemistry, Collaborative Education (special education), Early Childhood Education, Early Childhood Special Education, Elementary Education, English Language Arts, Foreign Languages, General Science, History, Mathematics, Middle Grades Education, Music Education, Physical 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 are NCATE accredited.  The College also offers a Master of Arts in Teaching (5th 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 October 15, 2016.  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 Elementary Education. We are seeking an enthusiastic individual committed to promoting just, equitable, and inclusive education to teach in the elementary education (literacy methods) and elementary education foundational courses (assessment, instructional strategies, classroom management).

Responsibilities:           

•     Teach undergraduate courses in elementary education that include a focus on emergent literacy, learner-centered inquiry and project-based learning for elementary teacher education candidates, as well as applicable graduate courses in education and foundational core courses;
•     Collaborate with colleagues to conduct program/course planning and revision;
•     Engage in scholarly endeavors, including presentations, publications and writing proposals for extramural research funding;
•     Provide academic advisement and mentoring;
•     Provide service to the University, College and Profession.

Minimum Qualifications:

•     Earned doctorate in elementary education or curriculum and instruction with an emphasis in elementary education or closely related area from an accredited institution. ABD may be considered, but doctorate must be completed by the start of the 2017 academic year;
•     3 or more years of successful K-5 teaching experience as a classroom teacher.
•     Understanding of curriculum standards, planning, and implementation at the elementary levels
•     Knowledge of and demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse school-aged students;
•     Demonstrated potential for scholarly and creative activity;
•     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:

•     Leadership experience in education profession including involvement with K-12 partnerships and collaborations and community outreach, STEM, and literacy initiatives
•     3 or more years of successful K – 3 teaching experience as a classroom teacher.
•     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:  January 2017 (Fall 2017 also possible)

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:

Elementary Education (Tenure-earning) Faculty Search
UAH College of Education
Roberts Hall 323
301 Sparkman Drive
Huntsville, AL  35899
Lori.Grobman@uah.edu

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

Please direct any questions related to the position to: Dr. Derrick Smith, Chair of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction (dws0009@uah.edu).

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

Please refer to log number: 16/17-604

Assistant Professor in Early Childhood Education/Early Childhood Special Education

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: The University of Alabama in Huntsville, classified as a High Research Activity institution, offers academic and research programs in the Colleges of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Nursing, Professional and Continuing Studies, and Science.  Huntsville maintains one of the highest per capita incomes and standards of living in the Southeast.  Known as the “Rocket City” and home to NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville has a major presence of technology, space, and defense industries, which allow the city to offer a variety of educational, recreational, and cultural opportunities.  For more information about Huntsville and its convenient location to Nashville, Birmingham, and Atlanta, visit http://www.huntsville.org.

ABOUT THE COLLEGE:  The College of Education is comprised of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction and the Department of Kinesiology.  The College offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees in teacher education and a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with concentrations in exercise science and physical education.   The Teacher Education Program serves undergraduate and graduate candidates in the areas of Elementary Education, Collaborative Education (special education), Biology, Chemistry, English Language Arts, Foreign Languages, General Science, History, Mathematics, Middle Grades Education, Physics, General Social Sciences, Music, and Physical Education. The Early Childhood/Early Childhood Special Education degree program will begin in the Spring, 2017. All teacher education programs have achieved regional and national recognition for excellence and are approved by the Alabama State Department of Education and accredited by NCATE. The College also offers an Alternative Class A Master’s degree for initial license and a Master of Education degree. The new UAH Early Learning Center, an early childhood program that serves students with and without disabilities, is a service and outreach center of the College of Education. For detailed information about the Teacher Education Program at UAH, visit http://www.uah.edu/education.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT:  The Department of Curriculum and Instruction is authorized to award undergraduate degree programs in early childhood education/early childhood special education, elementary education, and secondary education.  Graduate degrees include the Master of Arts in Teaching (a fifth year Alternative initial teaching license) and the Master of Education (an advanced graduate education degree).

ABOUT THE POSITION:  The College of Education at UAH is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education with an emphasis in Early Childhood Special Education. The ideal candidate will be well grounded in the knowledge and pedagogy of Early Childhood Education (EC)/Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE) in order to support the blended undergraduate Early Childhood Education/Early Childhood Special Education Program, which leads to a Bachelor of Science Degree and/or endorsement in both early childhood (PreK-3rd grade) and early childhood special education (birth-age 8). The successful candidate will be expected to maintain scholarly activities, teach courses in EC/ECSE and engage in school, college, university, and national service.

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION:

  • Coordinate and support the early childhood education and early childhood special education program including candidate recruitment, placement, and supervision of fieldwork;
  • Teach undergraduate courses specifically in early childhood and early childhood special education as well as other foundational courses at both the undergraduate and graduate programs within the Department of Curriculum and Instruction;
  • Supervise and mentor students during their internship;
  • 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, Community, and Profession;
  • Support the UAH Early Learning Center program as appropriate.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • An earned doctorate in Early Childhood Education and/or Early Childhood Special Education or related field (ABD may be considered).
  • Candidate must have a minimum of 30 graduate semester credit hours in early childhood special education and/or early childhood education.
  • Three (3) years minimum experience in teaching young children (birth to age 8) and serving their families in an inclusive setting.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Expertise in one or more of the following areas of early childhood special education: (a) intervention (b) curriculum and/or instructional strategies, (c) high incidence disabilities, (d) educational technology and assistive technologies, (e) emergent literacy, and/or (f) parent and family collaboration.
  • Evidence of scholarship (published, in press, or submitted, and presentations).
  • Demonstrated potential in grant writing and implementation.
  • Experience teaching university students in online, hybrid, and/or face-to-face models.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with students and colleagues with broadly diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds in educational, research, or other work activities.
  • Experience in teaching and service with diverse populations and/or in urban settings with a variety of ages, both typically developing children as well as those with developmental delays and disabilities.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of issues of importance to early childhood/special education and administration, primary education K-3, and teacher preparation and professional development.
  • Potential for collaboration with university and community partners.

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: The position is available January 2017 or later, and it will remain open until filled.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Applications will be reviewed as received.  Priority will be given to those applications received by Friday, September 30, 2016.

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:

Early Childhood Special Education Faculty Search
UAH College of Education
Roberts Hall 323
301 Sparkman Drive
Huntsville, AL 35899
lori.grobman@uah.edu

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

Please direct any questions related to the position to: Dr. Derrick Smith, Chair of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction (dws0009@uah.edu).

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

Please refer to log number: 16/17-603

Part Time Instructors in Curriculum and Instruction

JOB DESCRIPTION/REQUIREMENTS: The University of Alabama in Huntsville seeks highly qualified faculty to teach courses and/or serve as university supervisors for student internships in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction. The qualified candidate will possess the following skills:       

  • •     Knowledge of subject matter and course content;
  • •     Knowledge of instructional design and effective teaching techniques;
  • •     Ability to instruct, motivate, and evaluate students;
  • •     Ability to use computers, MS Office software, and internet sources;
  • •     Ability to learn the online learning systems used by UAH for posting grades and attendance at the minimum;
  • •     Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively.

Experience:

  • •     Minimum of a Master's Degree with 18 hours of graduate level courses in the following: Social Studies Education (requires an Ed.S. or higher degree); Special Education/Collaborative Teaching; Curriculum and Instruction, Elementary Education, Early Childhood Education; and Foreign Language Education.
  • •     Minimum of three years of appropriate K-12 teaching experience.
  • •     Higher education teaching experience (preferred).

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Interested candidates should submit a Resume or CV; a cover letter highlighting your teaching experience, particular interest, and your availability (day, evening, etc.); official transcripts from all universities attended; and two (2) letters of recommendation requested prior to hire date.

 

Required documents should be submitted electronically to mam0081@uah.edu 

 

Please direct any questions related to the position to: Dr. Derrick Smith, Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction (dws0009@uah.edu).

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


Part-Time Instructors: Kinesiology

The University of Alabama at Huntsville seeks highly qualified faculty to teach courses in the Department of Kinesiology. The qualified candidate will possess the following skills:

  • Knowledge of subject matter and course content
  • Knowledge of instructional design and effective teaching techniques
  • Ability to instruct, motivate, and evaluate students
  • Ability to use computers, MS Office software, and internet sources
  • Ability to learn the online learning systems used by UAH for posting grades and attendance at the minimum
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively

Experience

Master’s degree with 18 hours of graduate level courses in Kinesiology, Exercise Science, Exercise Physiology, or Physical Education. Higher education teaching experience preferred.

Required Documents

  1.      Resume or C.V.
  2.      Cover letter
  3.      Official transcripts and letters of recommendation requested prior to hire date

Required documents should be submitted electronically to LaConna.Cyganiak@uah.edu.

Please direct any questions related to the position to: Dr. Shannon Mathis, Assistant Professor, Kinesiology Department (Shannon.Mathis@uah.edu) or LaConna Cyganiak, Staff Assistant (LaConna.Cyganiak@uah.edu). 


 

College of Business Administration
July 13, 2016

Part-Time Instructors: Information Systems, Management, Marketing, and Management Science

The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for part-time, non-tenure-track instructors of Information Systems, Management, Marketing and Management Science.

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

Requirements: A Master’s Degree or Ph.D in Business Administration or a highly related area. Previous teaching experience desirable but not required. Responsibilities include teaching courses in a specified discipline. Salary is dependent on qualifications. Reappointment is dependent on 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 be sent as a PDF file and include: (1) letter of interest, (2) current résumé, (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:

Dr. Fan Tseng, Chair
parttimehire@uah.edu
Department of Information Systems, Management & Marketing
The University of Alabama in Huntsville
301 Sparkman Drive (BAB 355)
Huntsville, AL 35899

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

 



College of Engineering
September 26, 2016

Assistant Professor in Systems Engineering

The Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering & Engineering Management at the University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) seeks applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Systems Engineering, specifically in the area of cyber-physical systems (CPS) with emphasis in aerospace and defense systems.  Applicants should have expertise in one or more of the following areas: real-time embedded systems and networks; mechatronic systems; health systems; CPS integration; CPS modeling, simulation, and analysis; and/or formal models for robust software and hardware development.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: The University of Alabama in Huntsville, classified as a High Research Activity institution, offers academic and research programs in the Colleges of Nursing, Business Administration, Engineering, Science, Education, Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, and Professional and Continuing Studies. 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.  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 the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center and the Army’s Missile Defense Agency, Materiel Command, Aviation and Missile Command, and Space and Missile Defense Command.

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: The College of Engineering is comprised of five departments and has the largest enrollment of the university’s six academic colleges.  The research focus in the college includes three of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) grand challenge problems – secure cyberspace; restore and improve urban infrastructure; and engineer tools of scientific discovery.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The Industrial and Systems Engineering and Engineering Management Department offers BSIE, MSE, MSOR and Ph.D. degrees. The Department has an ABET-accredited undergraduate program in Industrial and Systems Engineering.  Our faculty is currently comprised of 8 tenure-track/tenured members. Our student body includes approximately 100 undergraduate and 100 graduate students.  Our faculty’s research interests include:  complex systems engineering and design, systems science, model based systems engineering, preference communication in systems engineering, quality systems design and assessment, lean manufacturing, health systems, additive manufacturing, engineering management, applied statistics, and artificial intelligence/critiquing systems.  System 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 currently leads NASA’s largest fundamental research program in systems engineering, with related work and collaborations with NSF and the US Army, among others.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Consideration of applications will begin immediately, and the search will remain open until the position is filled.  The earliest anticipated starting date is August 2017.

JOB DESCRIPTION/REQUIREMENTS:  The Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering and Engineering Management at the University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the area of Cyber-physical Systems Engineering.  Applicants should have an earned Ph.D. degree in Systems Engineering, Electrical and/or Computer Engineering, or a related field.  A successful applicant must evidence the ability to develop an externally funded research program and to collaborate with existing strengths across the university to respond to the challenges and opportunities presented by Cyber-physical/Internet of Things system studies and developments by federal, state, and local governments, industry, and the community at large.  A successful applicant will also have a strong commitment to teach and mentor undergraduate and graduate students, and have an interest in performing university and professional service. 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: 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, must be sent to iseem_search@uah.edu.

The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer of minorities/ females/ veterans/ disabled. 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 17/18-215

Assistant Professor in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (Emphasis: Integrated Computational Materials)

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: The University of Alabama in Huntsville, classified as a High Research Active institution, offers academic and research programs in the Colleges of Nursing, Business Administration, Engineering, Science, Education, Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences, and Professional and Continuing Studies. 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 Engineering is comprised of five Departments and has the largest enrollment of the university’s seven academic colleges. The research focus in the college includes three of several National Academy of Engineering (NAE) grand challenge problems. 

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: 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 1050 undergraduate and 150 graduate students.   Our faculty’s research interests include materials for aerospace applications and for energy storage, gas turbine heat transfer, electro-chemical energy conversion and storage, control of unmanned systems, applications of smart materials, and computational fluid dynamics applied to low-speed combustion and fire applications, fluid-structure interactions, and high-speed aerodynamics.   In addition to its nationally known educational and research activities in rocket propulsion, the Department is engaged in a wide range of research activities currently funded by NSF, DOD, NASA, DOE, USDA, the State of Alabama, and several corporate sponsors.  

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Consideration of applications will begin immediately, and the search will remain open until the positions are filled.  The anticipated starting date is August 16, 2017.  Attendance in new-faculty orientation sessions prior to the official starting date is required.

JOB DESCRIPTION/REQUIREMENTS:  The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the areas of integrated computational materials engineering, energy systems, or materials for energy applications.  Applicants should have an earned Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering, or in Materials Science and 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. 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: 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 maesearch@uah.edu

The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer of minorities/ females/ veterans/ disabled. 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: 17/18-214

Assistant Professor in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (Emphasis: Aerospace Vehicle Dynamics)

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: The University of Alabama in Huntsville, classified as a High Research Active institution, offers academic and research programs in the Colleges of Nursing, Business Administration, Engineering, Science, Education, Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences, and Professional and Continuing Studies. 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 Engineering is comprised of five Departments and has the largest enrollment of the university’s seven academic colleges.  The research focus in the college includes three of several National Academy of Engineering (NAE) grand challenge problems. 

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: 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 1050 undergraduate and 150 graduate students. Our faculty’s research interests include materials for aerospace applications and for energy storage, gas turbine heat transfer, electro-chemical energy conversion and storage, control of unmanned systems, applications of smart materials, and computational fluid dynamics applied to low-speed combustion and fire applications, fluid-structure interactions, and high-speed aerodynamics. In addition to its nationally known educational and research activities in rocket propulsion, the Department is engaged in a wide range of research activities currently funded by NSF, DOD, NASA, DOE, USDA, the State of Alabama, and several corporate sponsors.  

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Consideration of applications will begin immediately, and the search will remain open until the positions are filled.  The anticipated starting date is August 16, 2017.  Attendance in new-faculty orientation sessions prior to the official starting date is required.

JOB DESCRIPTION/REQUIREMENTS: The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of aerospace vehicle dynamics including control of intelligent autonomous systems and dynamics of high-speed vehicles.  Applicants should have an earned Ph.D. degree in Aerospace Engineering or in Mechanical Engineering.  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. 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: 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 maesearch@uah.edu

The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer of minorities/ females/ veterans/ disabled. 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: 17/18-213

Chemical and Materials Engineering (CME) Department Chair

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: The University of Alabama in Huntsville, classified as a High Research Active institution, offers academic and research programs in the Colleges of Engineering, Nursing, Education, Science, Business Administration, Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences, and Professional and Continuing Studies. 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), Materiel Command, Aviation and Missile Command, and Space and Missile Defense Command.

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: The College 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 is 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 and immunoengineering.  Current sources of faculty funding include federal sources such as the MDA, and industrial sources including CFD Research Corporation, Dow Corning and Polaris Sensor Technologies.  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, and 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 HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology.  The CME department has 216 undergraduate students and nearly 10 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 November 15, 2016.  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 Ph.D. 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 (as one pdf file) 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 in teaching and research with a special emphasis on biotechnology) and the contact information for at least three professional references.

The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer of minorities/ females/ veterans/ disabled. 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: 17/18-212

Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

JOB DESCRIPTION/REQUIREMENTS: The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for one tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in all areas of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Consideration will be given to candidates who have expertise in one or more of the following areas: risk management, design of secure systems, cyber physical systems, cloud computing, automotive systems, malware reverse engineering, intrusion and malware detection, network security, cryptography, trusted systems, provenance, digital forensics, cyber-attack, response and recovery, and other areas.

Successful applicants will have earned a Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or a closely related discipline. Applicants should demonstrate (a) potential for scholarly activities that are supported by publications, externally funded contracts and grants (b) commitment to teach and mentor students and (c) a desire for university and professional service.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering offers the BS, MSE, and PhD degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering, the MSSE degree, the BS degree in Optical Engineering and the PhD degree in the Optical Science and Engineering multidisciplinary program.  The department has 21 tenured/tenure-earning faculty with over 600 undergraduate students and about 230 graduate students. The ECE Department has research strengths in the areas of optical materials, cybersecurity, signal processing and health monitoring. Current sources of faculty funding include federal sources such as NSF, NSA, DOD and NASA, and industry.

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: The College 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. The College of Engineering and the ECE department play an important role in several UAH research thrust areas including (a) cybersecurity and big data, (b) aerospace and systems engineering, and (c) earth, atmospheric, and space systems. The College enrolls a third of UAH’s undergraduates in ABET‐accredited programs in aerospace, chemical, civil, computer, electrical, industrial and systems, mechanical, and optical engineering.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY:  The University of Alabama in Huntsville, classified as a High Research Active institution, offers academic and research programs in the Colleges of Engineering, Education, Nursing, Business Administration, Science, Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences, and Professional and Continuing Studies. 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. 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, Materiel Command, Aviation and Missile Command, and Space and Missile Defense Command.

APPLICATION DEADLINE AND PROCEDURE: Review of applicants will begin on November 1, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. Application material (in pdf format) including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, short summary of current research interests (1-2 pages), teaching philosophy (1-2 pages), a vision statement for building a robust and dynamic research program at UAH (1-2 pages), and the names of three references, should be sent to ecesearch@uah.edu.

The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer of minorities/ females/ veterans/ disabled. 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: 17/18-210

Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) Department Chair

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH), classified as a “high research” active institution, offers academic and research programs in the Colleges of Engineering, Education, Nursing, Business Administration, Science, Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences, and Professional and Continuing Studies. 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.  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’s Marshall Space Flight Center, and the Army’s Missile Defense Agency, Materiel Command, Aviation and Missile Command, and Space and Missile Defense Command.

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: The College 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 CEE department are expected to play an important role in several UAH research thrust areas including earth, atmospheric, and space systems.  Roughly 33% of UAH’s undergraduate students are enrolled in the College’s eight ABET-accredited programs in aerospace, chemical, civil, computer, electrical, industrial and systems, mechanical, and optical engineering.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT:  The Civil and Environmental Engineering Department is a relatively small department in the College of Engineering. It has three tenured and tenure track faculty, one clinical faculty member, and one full-time lecturer.  UAH-CEE research strengths include:  transportation, traffic modeling, urban planning, structural engineering and hazard mitigation, steel and self-centering structures, advanced infrastructure materials, advanced water/wastewater treatment, water reuse, decentralized treatment,  and non-point source pollution control.  The department possesses laboratories and combined research/instructional facilities in the areas of transportation, structures, and water treatment, which includes ~ 6000 square feet of high-bay space housing CE materials, structural hazard mitigation, and hydraulics laboratories; four environmental and water quality laboratories, one transportation and GIS laboratory, and one geotechnical laboratory; and a Real Time Instruction for Driver Education (RIDE) facility. The CEE Department offers the BS (ABET accredited) and MSE degree programs in Civil Engineering, and participates in a joint PhD degree program in Civil Engineering with the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB).  Nine UAB members of the civil engineering faculty serve as adjunct faculty at UAH and serve on Civil Engineering PhD dissertation committees. Currently, the CEE department has about 151 undergraduate and 24 graduate students.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Preference will be given to applications submitted before December 1, 2016.  However, the position will remain open until filled.

JOB DESCRIPTION/REQUIREMENTS: PhD in Civil or Environmental Engineering or a closely related field, with a strong record of teaching, research (including significant external funding and refereed publications), and service leadership. In addition to a record of scholarly accomplishments, the successful candidate must possess:  academic and professional credentials to warrant appointment as a tenured professor in the department; effective management and interpersonal skills; a commitment to all aspects of civil and environmental engineering education; and a willingness to advance the strategic plan of the College and the campus at large.  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 ceechairsearch@uah.edu. Complete applications should include a current curriculum vitae, 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.

The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer of minorities/ females/ veterans/ disabled. 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: 17/18-211

 

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College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
August 25, 2016

Assistant Professor of Voice

The University of Alabama in Huntsville seeks a Tenure-track, Assistant Professor of Voice for Fall 2017. The successful candidate will be an experienced, professional singer and artist-teacher of voice with a strong background in vocal pedagogy and music history. Responsibilities will include teaching applied voice and associated courses, as well as other assigned courses consistent with interest, expertise, and departmental need. The candidate will actively pursue scholarship and performance opportunities in the field while participating in student recruitment, departmental service, and community outreach. Doctorate will be required at the time of appointment.

To be assured of full consideration, please submit (by October 1, 2016) a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses (both email and physical), and telephone numbers of at least three individuals who might knowledgeably endorse your application to:

Voice Search Committee
Department of Music
301 Sparkman Drive
Huntsville, AL, 35899

Please do not send additional materials or letters of recommendation at this time. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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

Please refer to log number 17/18-335

Part-Time Instructors: Philosophy

The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for part­-time, non-­tenure­-track instructors of introductory courses in Philosophy.

Application Deadline: Hired on a course-by-course basis as needed. 

Requirements: Master’s Degree in Philosophy with a minimum of 18 semester­hours of graduate coursework in Philosophy and previous teaching experience. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate introductory courses in Philosophy. Salary is dependent on qualifications. Reappointment is dependent on 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: a letter of interest, current cv, three letters of reference, and a pedagogical statement.  Applications and inquiries should be directed to:

Deborah Heikes, Chair
heikesd@uah.edu
Department of Philosophy
The University of Alabama in Huntsville
301 Sparkman Drive (MOR 334)
Huntsville, AL 35899

Part-Time Instructors: Art Studio Foundations

The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for part­-time, non-­tenure­-track instructors of foundations courses in Art Studio (Drawing, Two-Dimensional Design & Color Theory, Three-Dimensional Design).

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

Requirements: Master’s Degree in Art Studio or related disciplines with a minimum of 18 semester ­hours of graduate coursework in Art Studio; previous teaching experience desirable but not required. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate foundations courses in Art Studio. Salary is dependent on qualifications. Reappointment is dependent on 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 résumé, (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:

Lillian Joyce, Chair
joycel@uah.edu
Department of Art, Art History, and Design
160E Wilson Hall
301 Sparkman Drive
The University of Alabama in Huntsville
Huntsville, AL 35899

Part-Time Instructors: Art History

The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for part­-time, non-­tenure­-track instructors of introductory courses in Art History (Ancient to Medieval, Renaissance to Modern, and Non-Western).

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

Requirements: Master’s Degree in Art History or related disciplines with a minimum of 18 semester ­hours of graduate coursework in Art History; previous teaching experience desirable but not required. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate introductory courses in Art History. Salary is dependent on qualifications. Reappointment is dependent on 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 résumé, (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:

Lillian Joyce, Chair
joycel@uah.edu
Department of Art, Art History, and Design
160E Wilson Hall
301 Sparkman Drive
The University of Alabama in Huntsville
Huntsville, AL 35899

Part-Time Instructors: Sociology

The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for part­-time, non-­tenure­-track instructors of introductory courses in sociology and cultural anthropology.

Application Deadline: Hired on a course-by-course basis subject to need.

Requirements: Master’s Degree in Sociology or related disciplines with a minimum of 18 semester­ hours of graduate coursework in Sociology; previous teaching experience desirable but not required. Salary is dependent on qualifications. Reappointment is dependent on 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 résumé, (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:

Bhavani Sitaraman, Chair
sitarab@uah.edu
Department of Sociology
The University of Alabama in Huntsville
301 Sparkman Drive (MOR 344)
Huntsville, AL 35899

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

Part-Time Instructor: Psychology

The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for a part­-time, non-­tenure­-track instructor of Psychology starting Fall 2016.

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

Requirements: Master’s Degree in Psychology, or related disciplines, with a minimum of 18 semester hours of graduate coursework in Psychology. Previous teaching experience is desirable, but not required. 

Description: Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate General Psychology I. Salary is dependent on qualifications. Reappointment is dependent on 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 résumé, (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 Psychology
The University of Alabama in Huntsville
301 Sparkman Drive (MOR 321)
Huntsville, AL 35899

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

Part-Time Instructors: World Languages and Cultures

The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for part­-time, non-­tenure­-track instructors of introductory and intermediate courses in World Languages and Cultures which include the languages of Arabic, French, German, Latin, Japanese, Spanish, and Russian.

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

Requirements: Master’s Degree in Arabic, French, German, Japanese, Latin, Spanish, or Russian or related disciplines with a minimum of 18 semester ­hours of graduate coursework in said language; previous teaching experience desirable but not required. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate introductory and intermediate courses in Arabic, French, German, Japanese, Latin, Spanish or Russian. Salary is dependent on qualifications. Reappointment is dependent on 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 résumé, (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:

Dr. Rolf Goebel, Chair
goebelr@uah.edu
Department of World Languages and Cultures
The University of Alabama in Huntsville
301 Sparkman Drive (MOR 300B)
Huntsville, AL 35899

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

Part-Time Instructors: History

The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for part­-time, non-­tenure­-track instructors of introductory courses in World History.

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

Requirements: Master’s Degree in History or related disciplines with a minimum of 18 semester­hours of graduate coursework in History; previous teaching experience desirable but not required. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate introductory courses in World History. Salary is dependent on qualifications. Reappointment is dependent on 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 résumé, (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:

Stephen Waring, Chair
warings@uah.edu
Department of History
The University of Alabama in Huntsville
301 Sparkman Drive (ROB 409A)
Huntsville, AL 35899

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

 


Part-Time Instructors: Political Science

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 introductory courses in American Government or International Relations. Requirements: Master’s Degree in Political Science or related disciplines with a minimum of 18 semester-hours of graduate coursework in political science; previous teaching experience desirable but not required. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate introductory courses in American Government or International Relations. Salary is dependent on qualifications. Reappointment is dependent on 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 résumé, (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: 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.


College of Nursing
January 5, 2016

Currently no vacant positions

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College of Science

September 20, 2016

Chair of Chemistry

The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) seeks an energetic leader to serve as Professor and Chair of the Department of Chemistry.   The successful candidate must be qualified for tenure at the rank of Professor and must hold a Ph.D. in Chemistry or a related field.  He/she is expected to have a strong record of leadership and excellence in chemical research and teaching.  Applicants must also show a clear ability to move the department forward with innovative leadership and future faculty hiring. This should include a demonstrated ability to work across disciplines such as Biology, Physics, Mathematics, Atmospheric Science and Materials Science.  The new Chair will encourage collaboration and support a broad range of research, educational, and interdisciplinary efforts in the Department. The Department offers B.S. and M.S. degrees in Chemistry and supports interdisciplinary graduate programs in Biotechnology and Materials Science.  Plans for a Ph.D. program in Chemistry are in progress.

The UAH campus is located in Huntsville, Alabama which is nestled in the Tennessee Valley and is a vibrant southern metropolis that is home to a robust economy. Among the region’s largest employers are the U.S. Army Redstone Arsenal, the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, the Hudson Alpha Institute for Biotechnology, 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 metropolitan area’s 350,000+ residents are also considered some of the country’s most educated with one of the highest per-capita incomes.

Applicants are requested to submit by email a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a description of research, teaching, and administrative experience, a statement of goals and vision, and the names and contact information of at least three references to Dr. Carmen Scholz chemsearch@uah.edu. Further information about the department can be found at uah.edu/chemistry or by contacting Dr. Scholz. Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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

Please refer to log number 17/18-516

Endowed Chair in Biological Sciences

The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) proudly announces the establishment of the Pei-Ling Chan Endowed Chair in the Department of Biological Sciences. We are excited to request applications from established researchers in genetics, genomics and/or bioinformatics to join our dynamic team of faculty from UAH and the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology (www.hudsonalpha.org), which is dedicated to research in genomics and genetics. We offer an exciting opportunity for joint research and educational projects and collaborations with non-profit, government, and industrial partners in the region. The Chan Endowed chair will participate in the undergraduate and graduate programs in the Department of Biological Sciences at UAH, including the Ph.D. program in Biotechnology Science and Engineering. The research interests of the successful candidate will complement existing strengths in the Department of Biological Sciences and HudsonAlpha, including molecular genetics and genomics, bioinformatics and structural and synthetic biology. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

UAH is one of three institutions in the University of Alabama System and has a current enrollment of approximately 6500 undergraduates and 2000 graduate students, and supported research expenditures exceeding $89 million per year. The University is widely known for its research in space and atmospheric science, engineering, and information technology.  

Huntsville is located in the beautiful Tennessee Valley of North Alabama and is home to 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, under the direction of Dr. Rick Meyers, has created a 152-acre biotechnology campus touting state-of-the-art facilities for 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). 

Also located in Huntsville are NASA Marshall Space Flight Center and the Army's Redstone Arsenal federal campus. 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 440,000 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 submit a single .pdf file containing a cover letter, CV, statement of research interests, and contact information for three references to chanscholar@uah.edu

For further information or questions, contact Dr. Debra Moriarity, Chair of the Dept. of Biological Sciences, at moriard@uah.edu.  Review of complete applications will begin on 17 October, 2016 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 17/18-515

Lecturer in Computer Science

The University of Alabama in Huntsville, classified as a High Research Activity institution, offers academic and research programs in the Colleges of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Nursing, Professional and Continuing Studies, 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 Department of Computer Science at The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applicants for a non-tenure track faculty position with the rank of Lecturer beginning January 2017.  Applicants must possess a M.S. degree in computer science or related field, while a Ph.D. is preferred. Evidence of effective teaching experience, excellent communication skills and strong interest in keeping abreast with the changing computer technology and curriculum is expected. The successful candidate will teach four computer science courses per semester during fall and spring.  The ability to teach courses in computer networks, computer architectures, or software engineering areas is preferred. The successful candidate will also serve as an academic advisor to undergraduate students like others members of the computer science faculty.

Send letter of application, vita, official transcripts and contact information for three references by email to info@cs.uah.edu Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. UAH is committed to equal opportunity and affirmative action.

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

Please refer to log number 16/17-509

Assistant Professor of 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 beginning January 2017. The incumbent will augment the department's emphases in at least one of the following areas: cloud computing, particularly secure cloud computing; mobile computing, particularly secure mobile computing; or data science, particularly big data applications. Outstanding candidates who couple cybersecurity with other areas of computing could also be considered.

A Ph.D. in computer science or a closely related area is required. The successful candidate will have a strong academic background, perform funded research, be able to carry out research in areas typical for publication in well-regarded academic conference and journal venues, and be keen on undergraduate education.

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 in 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 housing.

UAH has approximately 8000 students. UAH Computer Science offers the BS, MS, and PhD degrees in Computer Science and the MS and PhD degrees in modeling and simulation. Approximately 200 undergraduate majors and 175 graduate students are associated with the unit. Faculty research interests are many and include cybersecurity, mobile computing, data science, software engineering, visualization, graphics and game computing, multimedia, AI, image processing, pattern recognition, 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, The University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL 35899. Qualified female and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Initial review of applicants will begin starting in late Summer 2016 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 16/17-508.

Part-Time Instructor: Biological Sciences

The Department of Biological Sciences invites applications for part­-time, non-­tenure­-track instructor of Ecology and Biogeography.

Job Description/Requirements: A Master’s Degree or Ph.D. in Ecology, Environmental Science, or Biology with a concentration in either of those areas or a highly related area is required. Previous teaching experience is desirable but not required. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate Ecology, BYS 312, during the Fall semester. Based on a good performance review this person may be hired to teach Biogeography, BYS 364, in the Spring semester, 2017. Salary is dependent on qualifications. Reappointment is dependent on need and a satisfactory review. Review of completed applications will begin immediately. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Application Procedure: Applications for this position should be sent as a .pdf file and include: (1) letter of interest, (2) current résumé, and (3) three letters of references, including contact name, address, phone number, and email address. (4) Official transcripts should be sent either electronically from the institution or by mail. Applications and inquiries should be directed to:

 

Dr. Debra Moriarity

moriard@uah.edu

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

Dept. of Biological Sciences

Huntsville, AL 35899

 

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


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 introductory courses in Mathematical Sciences.  Requirements: Master’s Degree or Ph.D. in Mathematics; previous teaching experience desirable but not required. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate introductory courses in Mathematics. Salary is dependent on qualifications. Reappointment is dependent on 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 résumé, (3) official transcripts, and (4)   three letters of references, including contact name, address, phone number, and email address. Applications and inquiries should be directed to:

Attn:  Tami Lang
Department of Mathematical Sciences
The University of Alabama in Huntsville
301 Sparkman Drive (SST 258A)
Huntsville, AL 35899

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


College of Professional and Continuing Studies
July 6, 2016

Clinical Associate Professor

The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) is seeking a full-time Clinical Associate Professor for the department of Professional Studies, in support of a Bachelor of Arts/Science in Professional Studies. This twelve-month position will work closely with the Dean to develop and promote UAH’s new adult degree program. The individual will contribute to the mission, vision, and core values of the College by teaching in accordance to best practices, recruiting and advising students, coordinating depth-study areas with other academic departments, and assisting with the development of online courses. This position is an exciting opportunity to be on the ground floor of shaping a new department for adult learners and a new interdisciplinary degree program.

Courses in the department of Professional Studies include: PRO 301 - Theories and Practices of Adult Learning; PRO 310 - Academic Writing for Professional Studies; PRO 320 - Interdisciplinary Perspectives & Critical Thinking; PRO 325 - Interdisciplinary Research & Application; PRO 498 - Inquiry and Learning; and PRO 499 - Capstone Experience: Research/Thesis Project.

Responsibilities Include:
· Teaching undergraduate courses housed in the department of Professional Studies;
· Providing leadership and commitment to recruit and retain students in the BPS program and to build and   maintain a quality degree program;
· Advising and mentoring adult learners;
· Collaborating with colleagues to conduct program/course planning and revision;
· Developing quality online curriculum;
· Attending meetings, training sessions, and recruitment opportunities; and
· Providing service to the University, College, and Profession as applicable.

Minimum Qualifications:
· Ed.D. or Ph.D. degree in Interdisciplinary Studies, Adult Education, or a supporting field of study;
· Five or more years teaching in a higher education environment;
· Knowledge of best practices for teaching, advising, and mentoring adult learners;
· Five or more years leadership experience in higher education;
· Knowledge and experience collaborating with community colleges, veteran organizations, or     government/industry on educational partnerships;
· Commitment to ongoing professional development to maintain currency in the field;
· Extensive knowledge and experience in designing and facilitating online and blended delivery courses.

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

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: UAH is one of the nation's premier research universities, with eight colleges – Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Engineering; Nursing; Science; Business Administration; Education; Honors; and Professional and Continuing Studies – offering over 110 areas of study. Huntsville, Alabama is one of the most recognized cities in the Southeast - consistently named as one of the best places to live and work by a variety of national publications. The city maintains one of the highest per capita incomes and standards of living in the Southeast and is a national center of aerospace, defense, and technology. Across the street from the UAH campus are a number of major federal and industry employers including Redstone Arsenal, NASA, and Cummings Research Park.

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: The mission of the College of Professional and Continuing Studies (PCS) is to increase enrollment and retention of adult learners; enhance and diversify academic offerings through quality interdisciplinary undergraduate programming; respond quickly and responsibly to workforce development needs; and promote and expand lifelong learning opportunities. In addition to the adult degree program, the College also serves adult learners through noncredit programming in the following units: Professional Development Solutions, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI), and Conferences and Special Programs.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: Professional Studies is a newly formed academic department supporting a new interdisciplinary degree, Bachelor of Arts / Science in Professionals Studies (BPS). The department provides an academic environment that supports adult learners returning to higher education to complete their education and expand their career options. To meet the academic and logistical needs of adult students, the department offers specialized credit courses and well-defined services that advocate student success, such as one-on-one guidance to identify an area of depth study based on their learning goals, selected career path, and job marketability.

APPLICATION DEADLINE AND PROCEDURE: Consideration of applications will begin immediately, and the search will remain open until the position is filled. If interested, please send a cover letter of interest, curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, and names of three (3) references including mailing address, phone number, and email address to: Karen Clanton, Dean, PCS Faculty Search Committee, UAH, College of Professional and Continuing Studies, WIL 145, 301 Sparkman Dr., Huntsville, AL 35899, 256-824-6013, PCSDeansOffice@uah.edu.

The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer of minorities, females, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

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 16/17-700

Library
September 26, 2016

Electronic Resources Librarian

The M. Louis Salmon Library at the University of Alabama in Huntsville seeks an innovative, service-oriented individual for the positon of Electronic Resources Librarian. The Electronic Resources Librarian will establish a leadership role in the management of the Library’s electronic resources.  Working in close collaboration with personnel from various Library units, the ER Librarian coordinates support for the acquisition, processing, and maintenance of electronic resources throughout their life cycle.  The successful candidate will oversee the maintenance of the Library’s electronic resource management (ERM) system, and the implementation of relevant portions of a new unified library management system (ULMS), Ex Libris’ Alma.  The ER Librarian will implement new tools, features, and programs that enhance and improve electronic resource access and usability. This librarian will also work collaboratively with subject and systems librarians to support electronic access and discovery of our resources. This 12-month faculty librarian position reports to the Library Director. The selected candidate will also provide reference assistance and other duties as needed.
Responsibilities:

  • Manages the workflow related to updating and maintaining SFX, Primo, and ER-related unified library management system (ULMS) applications. Assists with managing Ez-Proxy.
  • Oversees the implementation of ER-related portions of a new ULMS, including the data preparation for migration.
  • Leads regular electronic resource working group meetings.
  • Ensures the accurate recording and maintenance of all administrative data for the Library’s electronic resource subscriptions.
  • Conducts research and analysis of products, aggregators, and services, providing technical reviews as needed.
  • Generates usage reports for electronic resources and contributes to a variety of data analysis projects.
  • Contributes to the assessment and evaluation of electronic resources and their delivery systems.
  • Monitors developments in the e-publishing industry, trends in the management and provision of library information resources and related issues.
  • Provides limited direct public services to users at the Reference Desk.
  • Assists users by troubleshooting electronic resource problems.
  • May serve on department, library, and university committees.

Qualifications
Required:

  • Master’s degree in library and/or information science (MLIS) from an
    ALA-accredited institution or equivalent institution by the time of appointment.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in an academic library
  • Experience supporting the management and/or acquisition of electronic
    resources in an academic or research library.
  • Experience with electronic resource tools such as link resolvers, discovery services, knowledge bases, and electronic resource management systems.
  • Knowledge of current trends and developments in managing serials and electronic resources.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze, implement and adapt to evolving
    technologies.
  • Demonstrated ability to anticipate user needs and seek ways of
    providing satisfactory solutions.
  • Ability to read and synthesize technical documentation and explore
    solutions independently.
  • Effective interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Effectiveness in balancing multiple assignments and projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact collaboratively and work effectively
    with cross-organizational teams.
  • Ability to interact effectively in a multicultural environment with
    co-workers, library users, discipline faculty, and the wider campus community.

    Preferred:
  • Experience working with OpenURL/link resolver software, ERMS, or the
    management of electronic resources.
  • Experience with Ex Libris Alma/Primo unified library management system.
  • Experience working with initiatives related to scholarly communication, copyright, and open access;
  • Experience reading, managing, and negotiating license agreements;
  • Experience with electronic books, streaming videos, and other media;
  • Experience compiling statistical data and conducting assessment of electronic resources and their use;
  • Experience troubleshooting electronic resource access problems;
  • Experience providing reference services and instruction
  • Experience with web design technologies such as Joomla!, HTML, and CSS
  • Experience supervising or training in the use of new technologies.
  • Experience with data normalization and migration.
  • Experience working in a consortial environment

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, current resume, official transcripts and contact information of three references including name, address, phone number and email address.  Required documents must be submitted electronically to denisj@uah.edu or mailed to:

University of Alabama in Huntsville
M. Louis Salmon Library
Room 333
301 Sparkman Drive
Huntsville, AL 35899

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

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

 

Please refer to log number 16/17-802


 

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