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College of Education
November 6, 2014

 

Asistant Professor of Kinesiology/Exercise Science

The University of Alabama in Huntsville Department of Kinesiology is seeking a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor of Exercise Science.  We are seeking an enthusiastic individual committed to developing future exercise science professionals.  The Department of Kinesiology is one of two departments under the newly formed College of Education. The Bachelors in Kinesiology consists of two concentration areas:   Exercise Science and Physical Education Teacher Education.

Job Summary:   This faculty position is an appointment at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Duties include teaching 9-12 semester hours per semester, engaging in scholarly activities and professional service, and working on departmental, college and university-wide committees. The candidate will teach exercise science courses in the undergraduate exercise science concentration which may include, but is not limited to, Exercise Testing and Prescription, Advanced Strength Training and Conditioning, Motor Learning, and Research Methods.  Additional responsibilities include supervising exercise science internships, developing and maintaining exercise science internship facility relationships and agreements, curriculum development, and performing other duties as assigned by the Department Chair. Applicants should have a high commitment to effective classroom teaching, student mentoring, curriculum development, and professional activity. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate in exercise science, or related field
  • Previous teaching experience and knowledge of exercise science
  • Ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in exercise science
  • Ability to pursue a defined research agenda in exercise science
  • Ability to collaborate with other units and colleagues
  • Professional certification such as ACSM-HFI or NSCA-CSCS
  • Commitment to developing future exercise science professionals

Desired Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will have university teaching experience; active participation in pertinent professional organizations; and experience with on-line teaching and learning.

Rank and Salary:

This is a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor.  Salary will be competitive and commensurate to rank, experience, and qualifications.  An excellent comprehensive benefits package is available.  Anticipated start date of August 1, 2015.

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

Application Procedure

Only electronic applications will be reviewed. 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:

Exercise Science Faculty Search
UAH Education-Kathleen Sobai
Roberts Hall 323
301 Sparkman Drive
Huntsville, AL  35899

Please direct any questions related to the position to: Kathleen Sobai (kathleen.sobai@uah.edu).  To learn more about UAH, visit: http://www.uah.edu

Please refer to log number 15/16-620


Asistant Professor of Kinesiology/Physical Education

The University of Alabama in Huntsville Department of Kinesiology is seeking a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor of Physical Education.  We are seeking an enthusiastic individual committed to promoting just, equitable, and inclusive education to teach in the P-12 physical education teacher education area.  The Department of Kinesiology is one of two departments under the newly formed College of Education. The Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology consists of two concentration areas: Physical Education Teacher Education and Exercise Science.

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

Job Summary:  This 9-month faculty position is a tenure-track appointment at the Assistant or Associate Professor level.  Duties include teaching 9-12 semester hours per semester, engaging in scholarly activities and professional service, and working on departmental, college and university-wide committees.  The applicant will teach physical education courses in the undergraduate physical education teacher education concentration which may include, but is not limited to, Sport Pedagogy, Measurement and Evaluation, Motor Learning, and Methods of Teaching Physical Education.  Additional responsibilities include supervising early field experiences and student teaching internships, curriculum development, and performing other duties as assigned.  Applicants should have a high commitment to effective classroom teaching, student mentoring, curriculum development, and professional activity.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Minimum Preferred Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate in physical education teacher education, sport pedagogy, or related field
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience teaching public school physical education with state licensure.
  • Ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in sport pedagogy and related areas
  • Ability to maintain an active research/publication record
  • Ability to collaborate with other units and colleagues, and with local public schools
  • Commitment to developing future physical education teacher education professionals

Desired Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will have Physical Education P-12 and university teaching experience; active participation in pertinent professional organizations; and experience with on-line teaching and learning.

Rank and Salary:

This is a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor.  Salary will be competitive and commensurate to rank, experience, and qualifications.  An excellent comprehensive benefits package is available.  Anticipated start date of August 1, 2015.

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

Application Procedure

Only electronic applications will be reviewed. 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:

Physical Education Faculty Search
UAH Education-Kathleen Sobai
Roberts Hall 323
301 Sparkman Drive
Huntsville, AL  35899

Please direct any questions related to the position to: Kathleen Sobai (kathleen.sobai@uah.edu).  To learn more about UAH, visit: http://www.uah.edu

Please refer to log number 15/16-621



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.

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

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 Cybersecurity, 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 Cybersecurity, 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
November 6, 2014

 

Assistant Professor in Chemical and Materials Engineering

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

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: 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, etc. Current sources of faculty funding include federal sources such as the MDA, and industrial sources including CFD Research Corporation, Dow Corning, Polaris Sensor Technologies and Ogden Engineering.  The Department offers the BS (ABET accredited) and MSE degree programs in Chemical Engineering.  For the PhD Degree, CME students have three pathways including two interdisciplinary programs in Materials Science, 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 disseration projects working with scientists at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology.  The CME department has about 130 undergraduate students and nearly 20 graduate students.  At the undergraduate level, the CME department offers students the opportunity to pursue a two elective sequence in Bioprocessing and Bioseparations.  In addition, all students in the CME department take a course that introduces them to a molecular understanding of biological systems. 

 

Application Deadline:  Preference will be given to applications submitted before May 1, 2015.  However the position will remain open until filled.

Job Description/Requirements:  Applicants should have strong research interests in an area of biotechnology and a commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education and have the potential to establish a strong, externally funded research program.  The candidate should have an understanding of the role of biotechnology in a unit offering degrees in chemical engineering and be willing to advance campus strategic goals in biotechnology education and research. The candidate must have a PhD in Chemical Engineering or a closely related engineering discipline.

Application procedure:  Please submitapplications electronically to cmesearch@uah.edu. Complete applications should include a current curriculum vitae, a position statement highlighting the applicants interests in teaching and any novel ideas in delivering content, research, a statement on the importance of biotechnology in the education of chemical engineers and at least three professional references. 

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

Please refer to log number: 14/15-237


 

Assistant Professor in Engineering Management

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Please refer to log number: 15/16-238


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

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

invites applications for three faculty positions:

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

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

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

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

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

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

and service.

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

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

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

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

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

actively engaged in the UAHPropulsion Research Center.

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

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

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

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

located in the midst of a high technology community consisting of Fortune 500 corporations, NASA's

Marshall Space Flight Center, and the Redstone Arsenal Army Base.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

all under-represented groups.

 

Refer to Log Number 15/16-236 for Assistant Professor Dynamics and Controls
Refer to Log Number 15/16-235 for Associate/Full Professor in Materials
Refer to Log Number 15/16-234 for Assistant Professor in Materials

Positions in Electrical and Computer Engineering

JOB DESCRIPTION/REQUIREMENTS:

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

Experienced-Faculty Position: The ECE Department invites applications for a tenured position at the rank of Associate or Full Professor in cybersecurity. The candidate must have at least five years of research experience in cybersecurity areas including but not limited to critical infrastructure protection such as SCADA security, software engineering of formally verified systems or design of secure systems. Applicants must have an earned a Ph.D. degree in Computer Engineering (preferred) or a relevant field. Applicants should possess (a) an established record of research publications and externally funded research, (b) a strong commitment to teach and mentor students, and (c) a dedication to university and professional service. A candidate with an appropriate background may also be considered for a position as a UAH research center director.

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

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

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

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

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

Please refer to log numbers 15/16-231, 15/16-232, and 15/16-233


Eminent Scholar in Systems Engineering

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

Please refer to log number 15/16-230


Chemical and materials engineering (CME) Department chair

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Please refer to log number: 14/15-225


Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Department Chairperson

Title: Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Department Chairperson

About the University: The University of Alabama in Huntsville, classified as a Very High Research Active institution, offers academic and research programs in the Colleges of Engineering , Nursing, Business Administration,  Science and Liberal Arts.Huntsville maintains one of the highest per capita incomes and standards of living in the Southeast. It is a national center of aerospace and high technology research.  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, Material Command, Aviation and Missile Command, and Space and Missile Defense Command.

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: TheCollege of Engineering currently has a research focus that addresses three National Academy of Engineering (NAE) Grand Challenge problems: secure cyberspace; restore and improve urban infrastructure; and engineer tools of scientific discovery.  In addition COE has made recent investments in energy storage and systems engineering.  The College of Engineering and the ECE department are expected to 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 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 Electrical and Computer Engineering Department has twenty-one (21) tenured/tenure track faculty, including two (2) American Physical Society Fellows.  UAH-ECE research strengths include:   systems, controls, high-performance computing, Cybersecurity, embedded systems, optics/plasmonics, nanodevices, and electronic devices.  Current sources of faculty funding include Federal sources such as DOD, NSF, NASA, and USDA as well as industrial sources.  The Department offers the BS (ABET accredited) and MSE degree programs in Electrical, Computer and Optical Engineering.  For the PhD Degree, ECE students have three pathways:  the interdisciplinary program in Optical Science and Engineering, as well as Electrical, and Computer Engineering.  The ECE department has over 550 undergraduate students and about 180 graduate students.   Over 3000 BS degrees in Electrical/Computer/Optical Engineering have been awarded since program inception, and many of our alumni have become highly successful as business and academic leaders.

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

Job Description/Requirements: PhD in Electrical or Computer Engineering or a closely related field, with a strong record of teaching, research (including significant external funding and refereed publications), service leadership in one or more of the areas of electrical, computer or optical engineering. 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 electrical, computer, and optical engineering education; and a willingness to advance the strategic plan of the College and the Campus at large.  The Chairperson reports to the Dean of the College, and is responsible for the administration of all programs and budgets in the Department.

Application procedure:  Please submitapplications electronically to ecesearch@uah.edu. Complete applications should include a current curriculum vitae, a position statement highlighting the applicants 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 Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Consistent with our core values of integrity, respect, diligence, excellence, inclusiveness and diversity, the University strongly encourages applications from members of all under-represented groups. An offer of employment at the University is contingent upon the results of a criminal background check.

Please refer to log number: 14/15-224

 

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College of Liberal Arts
September 11, 2014

 

Tenure-Earning Position in Philosophy 

Assistant Professor, tenure track.  AOS: 19th Century or Contemporary Continental Philosophy.  AOC: Open, but the department welcomes candidates able to teach race or gender studies, contemporary political philosophy, philosophy of art, or some additional area in the history of philosophy.  3 courses per semester, all at the undergraduate level, two-semester system, at least one upper division course per semester. Commitment to teaching and scholarly activity required. Send letter of application, CV, evidence of teaching effectiveness, three letters of recommendation, and a writing sample to Deborah Heikes, Department of Philosophy, Morton Hall 332, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL 35899. Women and minorities strongly encouraged to apply. The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. 

For questions please email philosophy@uah.edu.

Please refer to position 15/16-322

Tenure-Earning Position in Technical Writing 

The English Department at the University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for a tenure-earning position in technical writing and new media.  We seek candidates who can teach and develop courses to support the department’s undergraduate and graduate concentrations in technical communication and who may support UAH’s interdisciplinary programs in Video Game Studies, Entertainment and Arts, or STS (Science, Technology, and Society). Ideal applicants should have a strong background in technical communication theory and pedagogy.  Possible subfields include digital rhetoric, digital game narrative/culture, new media and film, or usability and user experience. Candidates should possess a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching, and they should give evidence of scholarly activity.  A PhD by the time of appointment preferred. Teaching load is 3/3, with expectations for scholarly publication and service.  Send application letter and vita by November 1, 2014, to Dr. Jeffrey Nelson, Chair, Dept. of English, Univ. of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL 35899 or nelsonj@uah.edu.  You may respond by email or regular mail.  The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. 

Please refer to position 15/16-321


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, 2015. We seek an applicant with a Ph.D. in applied experimental psychology, ideally in 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. An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Please refer to log number 15/16-320


Assistant Professor of Political Science

The Department of Political Science in the College of Liberal Arts invites applications for a tenure-earning Assistant Professor.  Candidates should have an emphasis in Public Policy/Administration and, while not required, those with an environmental or science and technology policy background are especially encouraged to apply.  The position is available beginning in August 2015 and a Ph.D. is required for appointment as an assistant professor.  Salary is dependent on degree status and experience.  Strong potential for research productivity expected.  The Department offers a B.A. degree in Political Science and M.A. degree in Public Affairs.  All applications received by October 15 are assured full consideration and the application process will remain open until the position is filled.  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.  This material should be sent to: Search Committee Chair; Department of Political Science; Morton Hall, Room 250; University of Alabama in Huntsville; Huntsville, AL 35899.  UAH is an AA/EEO employer.  Women and minorities are strongly urged to apply. 

Please refer to log number 14/15-317


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
October 28, 2014

Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs

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

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

APPLICATION DEADLINE:Applications accepted until position is filled.

 JOB DESCRIPTION/REQUIREMENTS:   The Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs (ADUP) will provide leadership in the undergraduate programs and function as a resource for faculty.  Included in the scope of responsibilities are: management of day to day activities of the programs; recruitment, retention, and evaluation of faculty; participation in policy development and implementation; adherence to relevant contractual agreements, standards, and regulations; collaboration with faculty in curriculum development, clinical agency relationships, course planning and faculty scheduling.  The ADUP will be a member of the CON Administrative Leadership Team and engage in strategic planning, implementation and evaluation, data planning, collection, critical reports, and needs projections.

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Master’s degree in Nursing and doctorate in nursing or related field
  • Academic rank of Professor is preferred
  • Current licensure as a registered nurse in Alabama
  • Successful teaching experience at the undergraduate and/or graduate level.
  • Ability to work independently and well as collaboratively with individuals and groups.
  • Accomplishment in research and scholarship activities is expected as is a limited teaching role.

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

           

            Dr. Marsha Adams, Dean

            Attn: Lisa Thomas

            301 Sparkman Drive

            Huntsville, AL 35899

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

Please refer to log number: 15/16-431


Associate Dean for Graduate Programs

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

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

APPLICATION DEADLINE:Applications accepted until position is filled.

 JOB DESCRIPTION/REQUIREMENTS:   The Associate Dean for Graduate Programs (ADGP) will provide leadership in the Graduate programs and function as a resource for faculty.  Included in the scope of responsibilities are: management of day to day activities of the programs; recruitment, retention, and evaluation of faculty; participation in policy development and implementation; adherence to relevant contractual agreements, standards, and regulations; collaboration with faculty in curriculum development, clinical agency relationships, course planning and faculty scheduling.  The ADGP will be a member of the CON Administrative Leadership Team and engage in strategic planning, implementation and evaluation, data planning, collection, critical reports, and needs projections.

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Master’s degree in Nursing and doctorate in nursing or related field
  • Academic rank of Professor is preferred
  • Current licensure as a registered nurse in Alabama
  • Successful teaching experience at the graduate level.
  • Ability to work independently and well as collaboratively with individuals and groups.
  • Accomplishment in research and scholarship activities is expected as is a limited teaching role.

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

           

            Dr. Marsha Howell Adams, Dean

            Attn: Lisa Thomas

            301 Sparkman Drive

            Huntsville, AL 35899

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

Please refer to log number: 15/16-430


 

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. Marsha Adams
Dean, College of Nursing
The University of Alabama in Huntsville
301 Sparkman Drive
Huntsville, Alabama 35899
marsha.adams@uah.edu

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

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College of Science
October 15, 2014

Assistant Professor in Math

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

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

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

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

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


 

Assistant 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 for an opening in

entertainment computing, in particular in computer game development. 

The position is one part of a multi-year strategic investment in entertainment computing and arts by the university, and we seek someone able to help us build out the department's game computing portfolio.  A commitment to keeping abreast of games technology is an ongoing expectation for the hire. Professional experience, especially related to game development, is a plus. A supplemental aptitude in cybersecurity, data analytics / data science, mobile or distributed computing, or software engineering is also a plus.

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.

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 inexpensive housing.

UAH has approximately 7500 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, 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 in January 2015 and will continue until a suitable candidate is found. UAH is an equal

opportunity/affirmative action institution. 

Please refer to log number 15/16-562 


Department Chair Position – Department of Atmospheric Science

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Please refer to log number 15/16-561


Endowed Chair of Biological Sciences

The 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 applicationswill 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 


 

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