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College of Education
September 29, 2016

Assistant Professor of Kinesiology/Exercise Science

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 United States.  It is a national center of aerospace and high technology research and is home to NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center. Huntsville and surrounding communities present many opportunities for healthcare research and professional practice.

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: The College of Education 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 an undergraduate degree in kinesiology. For detailed information about the Department of Kinesiology or the Teacher Education Program at UAH, visit http://www.uah.edu/education.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of Kinesiology is authorized to award a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology with three concentration areas: Exercise Science, Sport Administration, and Physical Education Teacher Education. The exercise science concentration will prepare students for graduate studies, entry into pre-health professional programs, fitness and instruction, corporate wellness, human performance, or research. Program outcomes align with the standards of the American College of Sports Medicine and the National Strength and Conditioning Association certification requirements. The department currently has a wide variety of professional/research grade laboratory equipment including: PARVO metabolic system, Hydrotrack Underwater Treadmill, Racermate Computrainer, two Trackmaster treadmills, four Monark cycle ergometers, hematological analysis equipment, Brower timing gate system, skinfold-analysis equipment, and other anthropometric tools. In addition, there is the opportunity to perform collaborative research on campus utilizing a motion capture lab, the mobile health and wellness laboratory (mHealth), and other research grade tools on campus.

ABOUT THE POSITION: The Department of Kinesiology is seeking a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Exercise Science. Duties include teaching 9-12 hours per semester, engaging in scholarly activities, professional service, and serving on departmental, college and university-wide committees. The candidate will teach courses in the undergraduate exercise science concentration which may include, but is not limited to, Exercise Testing and Prescription, Exercise Physiology, Special Topics in Exercise Physiology, Measurement and Evaluation, and Research Methods. Specialties for the position may include teaching and research in performance biomechanics, motor systems biomechanics, health biomechanics, and basic biomechanics, among others. Additional responsibilities include, establishing connections with potential internship and occupational sites for undergraduate students, undergraduate curriculum development, and performing other duties as assigned by the Dean of the College of Education. The ideal candidate will be committed to effective classroom teaching, student mentoring, curriculum development, and professional scholarly activity.

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate (ABD considered if completed by August 2017) in biomechanics, applied physiology, exercise science, or related field
  • Experience teaching university students in Biomechanics, Kinesiology, Exercise Science or a related discipline
  • Demonstrated evidence of scholarship (published, in press, and presentations)
  • Demonstrated evidence of ability to pursue a defined research agenda in Biomechanics or Exercise Science

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience developing biomechanics or exercise science undergraduate courses and programs
  • Experience teaching university students in online, hybrid, and/or face-to-face models
  • Potential to collaborate with other units and colleagues within the university and community
  • Demonstrated potential in grant writing and implementation
  • Knowledge of maintaining and use of exercise physiology lab equipment (EMG, metabolic system, ECG, force plates, etc.)
  • Active participation in pertinent professional organizations
  • Potential to teach and develop graduate level courses

Rank and Salary: This is a tenure-track faculty 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: Anticipated start date is August 16, 2017.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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:

Exercise Science Faculty Search
Kinesiology Department
LaConna Cyganiak
Wilson Hall, Room 311
301 Sparkman Drive
Huntsville, AL  35899

laconna.cyganiak@uah.edu

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

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).

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

Please refer to log number: 17/18-610

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
December 2, 2016

Eminent Scholar in Global Studies

ABOUT THE POSITION: The College of Business Administration at The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites nominations and applications for the prestigious position of Eminent Scholar in Global Studies. The Eminent Scholar in Global Studies will bring his/her appreciation of the global dimensions of business competition to his/her research, teaching, and collaborations within the College of Business Administration, throughout the University, and into the community. We seek applicants who welcome the challenges and rewards of serving on the intellectually curious faculty of a growing college located in a dynamic and supportive high technology community.

Responsibilities: The Eminent Scholar in Global Studies is expected to conduct and publish high quality scholarly research in a collegial environment in which both intra- and inter-disciplinary collaborations are valued. The successful candidate is expected to have a strong commitment to teach graduate and undergraduate students, and to mentor students and junior faculty. In addition, the Eminent Scholar is expected to be a visible leader in the college in scholarly research, externally funded projects, and outreach to businesses, governments, and the community at large.

Qualifications: A PhD in Business, Economics, or a closely related discipline is required. A PhD from an AACSB accredited institution is preferred. The successful candidate must have a strong academic background, must be an internationally known researcher in business or economics, and must be committed to a continuing program of scholarship in global supply chain management; global marketing; international business; trade, exporting, and importing; and/or global acquisition management and strategy. The successful candidate will also have a commitment to excellence in graduate and undergraduate business education and mentorship.  The ability to engage the business, government, and military communities is preferred. We prefer a candidate who is eligible to hold Personnel Security Clearance. Depending on qualifications, the Eminent Scholar may be appointed at the rank of Associate Professor with tenure or Professor with tenure.

Anticipated Appointment Date: Fall 2017

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: The College of Business Administration is accredited by AACSB International and has approximately 30 tenured and tenure-track faculty, 35 research and part-time faculty, 1,000 undergraduates and over 350 graduate students. It offers a BSBA degree with majors in management, marketing, information systems, accounting, and finance; a BS in Economics and Computational Analysis degree; and seven graduate degrees: an MBA emphasizing technology management, and specialized Masters’ degrees in Accounting, Business Analytics, Cybersecurity, Human Resource Management, Information Systems, and Supply Chain and Logistics Management. Recent publications by our faculty members have appeared in journals such as Science, the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Scheduling, Marketing Science, MIS Quarterly, Organization Science, and Strategic Management Journal. UAH has been ranked by the NSF in recent years among the top 10 in the nation for federal funding of research in management and economics. For detailed information about the college and its programs, please visit www.uah.edu/cba.

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. The Huntsville area is a culturally diverse community and maintains one of the highest per capita incomes and standards of living in the Southeast. Known as the “Rocket City,” Huntsville has a major presence of technology, space, and defense industries, which allows the city to offer a variety of educational, recreational, and cultural opportunities. The University is located in the midst of a high technology community consisting of the second largest industrial research park in the U.S. and Redstone Arsenal, which is home to NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, the Missile Defense Agency, the Army Materiel Command, and the Aviation and Missile Command. For more information about Huntsville and its convenient location to Nashville, Birmingham, and Atlanta, please visit http://www.huntsville.org.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE AND DEADLINE: Applicants must submit the following via email to GSscholarsearch@uah.edu: a letter of nomination or application; a curriculum vita, summary of current research interests (2-4 pages), teaching philosophy (1-2 pages), and names and contact information for 3 references. Review of applications will begin February 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

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

Please refer to log number: 17/18-108.

Clinical Assistant Professor of Accounting

ABOUT THE POSITION: The College of Business Administration at the University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for a full-time, renewable non-tenure track position at the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor of Accounting. We seek applicants who welcome the challenges and rewards of serving on an intellectually curious faculty of a growing college located in a dynamic and supportive high technology community.

Responsibilities: Teach graduate and undergraduate courses in financial accounting, governmental accounting, and/or tax. Participate actively in the profession, university service and outreach to businesses, governments, and the community at large.

Qualifications: Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Accounting or a terminal degree in a related field (e.g., J.D.) with an emphasis on tax or a similar field. A Ph.D. in Accounting from an AACSB accredited institution is preferred. Candidates must have and maintain scholarly or professional activities sufficient to be qualified to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in their area of specialization. Teaching experience at the undergraduate and graduate levels is preferred. Professional certification (CPA, CMA, etc.), business experience, and a willingness to interact with local accounting professionals are pluses. ABD may be considered. If all requirements for the Ph.D. have not been completed by August 1, 2017, appointment will be at the rank of Clinical Instructor at a lower salary.

Appointment Date: Fall 2017

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: The College of Business Administration is accredited by AACSB International and has approximately 30 tenured and tenure-track faculty, 35 research and part-time faculty, 1,000 undergraduates and over 350 graduate students. It offers a BSBA degree with majors in management, marketing, information systems, accounting, and finance; a BS in Economics and Computational Analysis degree; and seven graduate degrees: an MBA emphasizing technology management, and specialized Masters’ degrees in Accounting, Business Analytics, Cybersecurity, Human Resource Management, Information Systems, and Supply Chain and Logistics Management. Recent publications by our faculty members have appeared in journals such as Accounting, Organizations and Society, Journal of Finance and Qualitative Analysis, Information Systems Research, Accounting Horizons, the Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, and the International Journal of Accounting Information Systems.  For detailed information about the college and its programs, please visit www.uah.edu/cba.

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. UAH has been ranked by the NSF in recent years among the top 10 in the nation for federal funding of research in management and economics. The Huntsville area is a culturally diverse community and 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 allows 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, please visit http://www.huntsville.org.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE AND DEADLINE: Interested and interesting candidates must 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. Review of candidates begins December 1, 2016 but applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

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

Please refer to log numbers: 17/18-106.

Lecturer (or Clinical Assistant Professor) of Accounting

ABOUT THE POSITION: The College of Business Administration at the University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for a full-time, renewable non-tenure track position at the rank of Lecturer, or Clinical Assistant Professor, of Accounting. We seek applicants who welcome the challenges and rewards of serving on an intellectually curious faculty of a growing college located in a dynamic and supportive high technology community.

Responsibilities: Teach graduate and undergraduate courses in financial accounting, governmental accounting, and/or tax. Participate actively in the profession, university service and outreach to businesses, governments, and the community at large.

Qualifications: Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Accounting or a terminal degree in a related field (e.g., J.D.) with an emphasis on tax or a similar field. A Ph.D. in Accounting from an AACSB accredited institution is preferred. Candidates must have and maintain scholarly or professional activities sufficient to be qualified to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in their area of specialization. Teaching experience at the undergraduate and graduate levels is preferred. Professional certification (CPA, CMA, etc.), business experience, and a willingness to interact with local accounting professionals are pluses. ABD may be considered. If all requirements for the Ph.D. have not been completed by August 1, 2017, appointment will be at the rank of Clinical Instructor at a lower salary.

Appointment Date: Fall 2017

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: The College of Business Administration is accredited by AACSB International and has approximately 30 tenured and tenure-track faculty, 35 research and part-time faculty, 1,000 undergraduates and over 350 graduate students. It offers a BSBA degree with majors in management, marketing, information systems, accounting, and finance; a BS in Economics and Computational Analysis degree; and seven graduate degrees: an MBA emphasizing technology management, and specialized Masters’ degrees in Accounting, Business Analytics, Cybersecurity, Human Resource Management, Information Systems, and Supply Chain and Logistics Management. Recent publications by our faculty members have appeared in journals such as Accounting, Organizations and Society, Journal of Finance and Qualitative Analysis, Information Systems Research, Accounting Horizons, the Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, and the International Journal of Accounting Information Systems.  For detailed information about the college and its programs, please visit www.uah.edu/cba.

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. UAH has been ranked by the NSF in recent years among the top 10 in the nation for federal funding of research in management and economics. The Huntsville area is a culturally diverse community and 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 allows 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, please visit http://www.huntsville.org.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE AND DEADLINE: Interested and interesting candidates must 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. Review of candidates begins December 1, 2016 but applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

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

Please refer to log numbers: 17/18-107.

Assistant/Associate Professor of Management

ABOUT THE POSITION: The College of Business Administration at The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor in Management. We seek applicants who welcome the challenges and rewards of serving on the intellectually curious faculty of a growing college located in a dynamic and supportive high technology community.

Responsibilities: Conduct and publish high quality scholarly research in a collegial environment in which both intra- and inter-disciplinary collaborations are valued. Teach graduate and undergraduate human resource management courses, both online and face-to-face, and other management courses as needed by the college. Participate actively in the profession, university service and outreach to the region’s businesses, governments, and military operations.

Qualifications: A candidate must have a Ph.D. in Management or a closely related discipline, and be qualified to teach undergraduate and graduate human resource management courses. A PhD from an AACSB accredited institution is preferred. The successful candidate will have a strong academic background, be able to conduct research that is publishable in high quality journals, and have a commitment to excellence in graduate and undergraduate education. Business experience and evidence of an ability to build relationships with business or government are pluses. ABD may be considered, but doctorate must be completed by the start of the 2017 academic year. Appointment at the Associate Professor level is dependent upon experience and qualifications.

Appointment Date: Fall 2017

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: The College of Business Administration is accredited by AACSB International and has approximately 30 tenured and tenure-track faculty, 35 research and part-time faculty, 1,000 undergraduates and over 350 graduate students. It offers a BSBA degree with majors in management, marketing, information systems, accounting, and finance; a BS in Economics and Computational Analysis degree; and seven graduate degrees: an MBA emphasizing technology management, and specialized Masters’ degrees in Accounting, Business Analytics, Cybersecurity, Human Resource Management, Information Systems, and Supply Chain and Logistics Management. Our management faculty members publish in leading journals such as the Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science, Personnel Psychology, Science, and the Strategic Management Journal. UAH has been ranked by the NSF in recent years among the top 10 in the nation for federal funding of research in management and economics. For detailed information about the college and its programs, please visit www.uah.edu/cba.

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. The Huntsville area is a culturally diverse community and 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 allows 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, please visit http://www.huntsville.org.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE AND DEADLINE: Applicants must submit the following via email to mgtsearch@uah.edu: a letter of nomination or application; a curriculum vita, a research sample, evidence of teaching performance, and names and contact information for 3 references. Priority will be given to applications received by Friday, October 28, 2016.

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

Please refer to log number: 17/18-105

 

 



College of Engineering
October 18, 2016

Assistant Professor in Mechanical and Aerospace 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 Nursing, Business Administration, Engineering, Science, Education, Professional and Continuing Studies, and Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences. Huntsville maintains one of the highest per capita incomes and standards of living in the Southeast. It is a national center of aerospace and high technology research and is home to NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center. Huntsville and surrounding communities present many opportunities for healthcare research and professional practice. The College of Nursing currently cooperates with more than 400 sites for clinical education.

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: The College of 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 PhD degrees 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 17, 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 with emphasis given to the areas of aerospace systems, integrated computational materials engineering, energy systems, and materials for energy applications.  Applicants should have an earned Ph.D. degree in either Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, or a related field.  We seek candidates who can inspire and lead funded research scholarship, enable student success at both the undergraduate and graduate levels through teaching and mentoring, and contribute proactively to university and professional service while contributing to the diversity of the UAH academic community.

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 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 17/18-216

Lecturer in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

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, Professional and Continuing Studies, and Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences. Huntsville maintains one of the highest per capita incomes and standards of living in the Southeast. It is a national center of aerospace and high technology research and is home to NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center. Huntsville and surrounding communities present many opportunities for healthcare research and professional practice. The College of Nursing currently cooperates with more than 400 sites for clinical education.

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: The College of 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. 

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 position is filled.  The anticipated starting date is January 3, 2017. Attendance in new-faculty orientation sessions prior to the official starting date is required.

JOB DESCRIPTION/REQUIREMENTS: The Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering at The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for a non-tenure-track faculty lecturer position.  The position is for one full calendar year starting in the spring semester of 2017 and may be renewable upon satisfactory performance.  Successful candidates will teach six core courses in the undergraduate program per academic year (including Introduction to Computing for Engineers, Introduction to Computer Aided Engineering, Statics, Dynamics, Mechanics of Materials, Fluid Mechanics, Thermodynamics, and Numerical Methods), may oversee instructional laboratories, and will mentor undergraduate engineering majors.  A strong commitment to teaching excellence at the undergraduate level and excellent communication skills are expected.  Previous teaching experience is highly desirable. 

Applicants for the lecturer position must have a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering or Mechanical Engineering from an ABET accredited or equivalent institution and a completed Master of Science or Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering or Mechanical Engineering. 

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 a separate statement of 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.

Please refer to log number: 16/17-207

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 cybersecurity position at the Assistant Professor level. Applicants should 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-operations, and response and recovery. The candidate recruited for this position will have opportunities to interact with the newly established Center for Cybersecurity Research and Education.

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 MS in Software Engineering 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, signal processing, machine learning, health monitoring, and cybersecurity. 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 Activity institution, offers academic and research programs in the Colleges of Engineering, Education, Nursing, Business Administration, Science, Professional and Continuing Studies, and Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences. 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.

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 and future 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
December 1, 2016

Assistant Professor of Music Theory

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.  It is a national center of aerospace and high technology research and is home to NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center. Huntsville and surrounding communities present many opportunities for healthcare research and professional practice.

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: The College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences at The University of Alabama in Huntsville comprises 10 departments and 80 full-time faculty. We offer a wide array of programs in the arts, humanities, and social sciences including 25 B.A. programs, four M.A. programs, and two certificate programs.  The college has also led the way in creating several inter-disciplinary minors, such as Women’s and Gender Studies, Global Studies, and Science, Technology, and Society.  Our class sizes are relatively small and our collegial faculty are committed to our students’ successes.  In 2014-15 we awarded 169 B.A.’s, 23 M.A.’s, and six certificates.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of Music at UAH prepares musicians for careers as performers, educators, composers, church musicians, and music industry professionals. Additionally – and perhaps most importantly – we enable all students, regardless of major, to pursue the art and beauty of music while honing the interpersonal and communication skills vital to every career in the 21st century. Noted for quality instruction by nationally and internationally renowned faculty, as an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music, the Department offers eight music emphases, numerous ensembles, and over 100 performances each year.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 1, 2017

JOB DESCRIPTION/REQUIREMENTS: The University of Alabama in Huntsville seeks a Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Music Theory for Fall 2017. The successful candidate will be able to teach undergraduate theory and aural skills from introductory through advanced levels, arranging/orchestration, form and analysis, as well as other assigned courses consistent with interest, expertise, and departmental need, including online and hybrid courses as needed or assigned. Secondary areas of expertise that are desirable include contemporary music, entrepreneurship, music business, popular music, new music ensemble, music appreciation, and/or performance. The candidate will actively pursue scholarship and/or performance opportunities in the field while participating in student recruitment, department service, and community outreach. Doctorate will be required at time of appointment.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: To apply electronically, please email a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the contact information for three individuals who might knowledgeably endorse your candidacy to: UAH Theory Search Committee, care of cil.spina@uah.edu. Please do not send additional materials or letters of recommendation at this time. Review of applications will begin on January 1, 2017 and continue until position is filled.

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

Please refer to log number 17/18-337.

Lecturer in Communication Arts

The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for a full-time, non-renewable lecturer for three semesters beginning January 2017 and ending May 2018 in rhetoric and user experience. An Ph.D. in Communication is required, an ABD will be considered, with salary dependent on qualifications. Candidates must show evidence or potential for teaching excellence, and expected to be qualified to teach rigorous courses in public speaking, rhetoric, and user-centered design, the last at the graduate level. Candidates who are also qualified to teach courses in public relations are preferred. Review of applications will begin October 15, 2016 and 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 Employer.

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

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

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of Communication Arts offers a BA in speech communication and in Theatre, and supports a BA in Writing. It is planning to launch an MA program in Professional Communication. It has 8.5 faculty members and about 100 majors.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: October 22, 2016

Applications for this position should include: (1) a letter of application, (2) a curriculum vitae, and (3) original graduate transcripts, and a list of at least three references with contact information consisting of name, address, telephone number and email address. Applications and inquiries should be directed to:

Dr. Clarke Rountree
Department of Communication Arts
342 Morton Hall
University of Alabama in Huntsville
Huntsville, AL 35899
256-824-6646

clarke.rountree@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 16/17-313.

Assistant Professor of Sociology

The Department of Sociology at the University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 2017.  Ideal candidates will be serious educators and scholars with excellent teaching skills and a research agenda with potential for peer-reviewed publications in our discipline. In general, we value broadly trained sociologists, and all faculty teach Introduction to Sociology. The regular teaching load is three courses per semester.  We are specifically interested in applicants with primary expertise in the field of race and ethnicity and ability to teach in additional areas that complement or expand the department’s strengths.  A PhD in Sociology is required by the date of appointment. 

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.  It is a national center of aerospace and high technology research and is home to NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center. Huntsville.

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

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT:  The Department of Sociology offers a B.A. in Sociology with the option of four specialty tracks.  The department is made up of five full-time tenure-track faculty, many of whom joined the department in the last five years.   Class sizes are generally small and faculty are committed to quality and rigor in teaching, research and service.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: November 10, 2016 or until the position is filled

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Applications for this position should include: 1) a cover letter, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) three letters of recommendation, 4) a copy of graduate transcripts, 5) a writing sample, and 6) evidence of teaching excellence. These materials must be sent via email to Dr. Bhavani Sitaraman at sitarab@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 17/18-336.

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
October 18, 2016

Full-Time Tenure Track Position

The Tenure Track position is a 9-month position teaching in the graduate program; however, candidates may be asked to teach across both undergraduate and graduate programs.

Requirements: A doctoral degree is required, preferably in nursing, but candidates must hold a master’s degree in nursing. Additional requirements include approval to practice as a registered nurse in Alabama. An established program of research and scholarship is required. Faculty must engage in active teaching and learning strategies, i.e., flipped classroom and unfolding case studies. 

Responsibilities: Contributing to the mission, vision, and core values of the College of Nursing by teaching in accordance to best practices, advising students to guide and retain them at UAH, maintaining an active program of scholarship/research to contribute to nursing science and to the translation of research evidence into practice, maintaining own nursing practice to stay current and to build community partnerships, participating on college and university committees, and participating in DNP scholarly projects.

The College of Nursing: The College of Nursing offers a traditional BSN, RN/BSN/MSN, MSN and DNP programs, which are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The College’s total fall 2016 enrollment is 1,146 students with 730 undergraduate students and 416 graduate students, which includes master’s and post-master’s students (Acute Care NP, FNP, and Nursing Leadership Tracks), and DNP students. Extensive distance education programs are offered. The College of Nursing currently cooperates with more than 800 sites for clinical education. All programs provide opportunities to make a difference in healthcare delivery, teaching and research.

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

The Community: Huntsville maintains one of the highest per capita incomes and standards of living in the Southeast.  Huntsville boasts and presents many opportunities for healthcare research and professional practice.

The positions will remain open until filled. Applications are being processed as received. If interested, please send a cover letter of interest, curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, and name of three (3) references including address, phone number, and email address to: Lenora Smith, PhD, RN/Chair, Faculty Search Committee, UAH, College of Nursing, NB 316, 256-824-2425, lenora.smith@uah.edu.

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

Please refer to log number 17/18-410

Full-Time Clinical Track Position

The clinical track position is a 9-month position teaching in the undergraduate program with a focus on maternal/child or mental health nursing.

Requirements: A doctoral degree (or in process) is required, preferably in nursing, but candidates must hold a master’s degree in nursing. Additional requirements include approval to practice as a registered nurse in Alabama, as well as relevant clinical experience in maternal child and/or mental health nursing.

Responsibilities: Contributing to the mission, vision, and core values of the College of Nursing by teaching in accordance to best practices, advising students to guide and retain them at UAH, maintaining an active program of scholarship/research to contribute to nursing science and to the translation of research evidence into practice, maintaining own nursing practice to stay current and to build community partnerships, participating on college and university committees, and participating in DNP scholarly projects.

The College of Nursing: The College of Nursing offers a traditional BSN, RN/BSN/MSN, MSN and DNP programs, which are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The College’s total fall 2016 enrollment is 1,146 students with 730 undergraduate students and 416 graduate students, which includes master’s and post-master’s students (Acute Care NP, FNP, and Nursing Leadership Tracks), and DNP students. Extensive distance education programs are offered. The College of Nursing currently cooperates with more than 800 sites for clinical education. All programs provide opportunities to make a difference in healthcare delivery, teaching and research.

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

The Community: Huntsville maintains one of the highest per capita incomes and standards of living in the Southeast.  Huntsville boasts and presents many opportunities for healthcare research and professional practice.

The positions will remain open until filled. Applications are being processed as received. If interested, please send a cover letter of interest, curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, and name of three (3) references including address, phone number, and email address to: Lenora Smith, PhD, RN/Chair, Faculty Search Committee, UAH, College of Nursing, NB 316, 256-824-2425, lenora.smith@uah.edu.

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

Please refer to log number 17/18-411

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College of Science
November 7, 2016

Clinical Assistant Professor of Physics

The Department of Physics at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) invites applications for a non-tenure track position at the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will play an integral role in the development and teaching of general physics lecture courses including honors sections of the courses and labs, oversee the teaching lab curricula, and contribute to the ongoing evolution of our core physics curriculum. Responsibilities can also include an emphasis on science outreach, instructional innovation resulting in improved student learning, effective use of technology, or distance learning.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Physics or a closely related field, and have prior experience in teaching at either the high school or university level. Research or teaching lab experience is desirable.

Applicants must submit a single PDF document containing the following to phcap@uah.edu.

  1. CV (with contact information),
  2. Narrative of their teaching experience, and
  3. Contact information for three references

For more information, contact Dr. James Miller, Professor & Chair, Department of Physics at phcap@uah.edu. Review of complete applications will begin on January 1, 2017 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 17/18-523.

Pei-Ling Chan Chair of Physics

The Department of Physics at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) seeks an innovative researcher in the field of biophysics to be the next Pei-Ling Chan Chair of Physics. The department seeks to broaden its research portfolio beyond our traditional strengths in astrophysics, optics and photonics, and nonlinear materials. The Chan Chair would anchor this effort and play a key role in determining the future direction of departmental and college research in this field. The particular area within the biophysics field is not specified, and could be theoretical, experimental, computational, or a combination.  Examples include biological and biologically-inspired materials; nanoscale biophysics; dynamics, imaging, and spectroscopy of a single molecules and the manipulation of molecules in living cells; and nano-structural and nano-mechanical properties of biological surfaces.

This endowed position offers an exciting opportunity for joint research, educational projects, and collaborations within UAH as well as with non-profit, government, and industrial partners located in Huntsville and the region. Responsibilities include establishing and developing a biophysics presence in the department and in collaboration with other departments as applicable, teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses, and supporting and advising students in the M.S. and Ph.D. programs. The Chan Chair can also be part of the existing interdisciplinary Biotechnology Science and Engineering doctoral program.

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree and have credentials in research and teaching for appointment with tenure as a senior Associate Professor or Professor. They will have a record of, and be currently successful in, securing external funding and in supporting and graduating Ph.D. students.

Applicants must submit a single PDF document containing a

  1. CV (with contact information),
  2. Description of their research and teaching experience,
  3. Contact information for three references, and
  4. Brief plan for initiating and growing a notable biophysics presence at UAH

to phchan@uah.edu.

For more information, contact Dr. James Miller, Professor & Chair, Department of Physics at phchan@uah.edu. Review of complete applications will begin on December 15, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.

UAH is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer / minorities / females / veterans / disabled.

Please refer to log number 17/18-522

Assistant Professor in Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry of The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) seeks applications for a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor beginning Fall 2017. The successful candidate must hold a Ph.D. in Chemistry or a related field and is expected to demonstrate a strong record of excellence in chemical research. Candidates with a background in any chemistry disciplines are encouraged to apply, although preference will be given for a research background and interest in Organic Chemistry. Candidates interested in developing interdisciplinary research will be strongly competitive. The Department offers B.S. and M.S. degrees in Chemistry and supports interdisciplinary graduate programs in Biotechnology Science and Engineering (Ph. D.) and Materials Science (M.S. and Ph. D.).  Plans for a Ph.D. program in Chemistry are in progress.

The UAH campus is in Huntsville, Alabama, which is located in the Tennessee Valley. The city 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 HudsonAlpha 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. 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. 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 including names and contact information of at least three references, a research plan, and a statement of teaching philosophy. Official transcripts will be required at a later stage, but unofficial transcripts are requested as part of the initial package. These materials must be sent to the chair of the department, Dr. Carmen Scholz, at orgchemsearch@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, but priority will be given to applications received by December 15, 2016. 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 17/18-521.

Assistant Professor in Ecology

The Department of Biological Sciences at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) is pleased to invite applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Ecology. Applicants must possess a Ph.D. in ecology or a related field and postdoctoral experience is strongly preferred. The successful candidate 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. Applicants with interests in theory, experiments or field based observations to assess different ecological and evolutionary interactions generating and maintaining biodiversity, and ecosystem function are particularly encouraged to apply. Among teaching assignments will be introductory organismal biology, ecology, biogeography, and graduate courses of interest.

The Department of Biological Sciences is housed in the Shelby Center for Science and Technology with spacious, well-equipped teaching and research facilities. The department is engaged in collaborative research with the Hudson Alpha Institute for Biotechnology, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, the Redstone Arsenal, and more than a dozen biotechnology companies in Cummings Research Park, all of which are located minutes away from the university. Cummings Research Park is the second largest research park in the United States with over 285 high technology companies.

Huntsville is located in the beautiful Tennessee Valley of North Alabama, an area that boasts a reasonable cost of living and ample recreational and cultural opportunities. For more information about the department and the Huntsville area please visit www.uah.edu/biology.

Applicants must submit a single .pdf file containing a cover letter, CV, statement of research interests, statement of teaching experience, and contact information for three references to ecologysearch@uah.edu. For further information or questions, contact the search committee chair, Dr. Bruce Stallsmith at stallsb@uah.edu.

Review of complete applications will begin on 1 December, 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 17/18-520

Assistant Professor in Population, Evolutionary or Systems Biology

The Department of Biological Sciences at The University of Alabama in Huntsville is pleased to invite applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in population, evolutionary or systems biology, with emphasis on computational methods. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree or equivalent and postdoctoral experience is preferred. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Faculty in the department are expected to engage in funded research, to mentor graduate and undergraduate research, to teach at the undergraduate and graduate level, and to contribute to the inter-disciplinary Biotechnology Science and Engineering Ph.D. program.  Teaching assignments will be in one or more of the following areas: organismal biology, genetics, evolution and graduate courses of interest.

The Department of Biological Sciences is housed in the Shelby Center for Science and Technology with spacious, well-equipped teaching and research facilities. The department is engaged in collaborative research with the Hudson Alpha Institute for Biotechnology, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, the Redstone Arsenal, and more than a dozen biotechnology companies in Cummings Research Park, all of which are located minutes away from the university. Cummings Research Park is the second largest research park in the United States with over 285 high technology companies.  

Huntsville is a mid-sized city located in beautiful north Alabama, an area that boasts a reasonable cost of living and ample recreational and cultural opportunities. Please visit the department web site, www.uah.edu/biology, to learn more about the department and the area. The starting date for the position will be August 2017. Review of complete applications will begin 1 December, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.   

Applicants must submit a single PDF that includes 1) a curriculum vitae; 2) a research statement; 3) a statement of teaching interests; and 4) contact information for three letters of recommendation to ngj2@uah.edu. For further information or questions please contact the search committee chair, Dr. Joseph Ng, at ngj2@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 17/18-519

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry at The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the area of Biochemistry at the Assistant Professor level. Candidates are expected to develop an externally funded research program and effectively teach both undergraduate and graduate courses. A Ph.D. in biochemistry, chemical biology, or a closely related discipline is required.  Applicants complementing existing strengths and those that can take advantage of the high technology science and engineering forces driving growth in Huntsville, in particular those that benefit from proximity to Cummings Research Park and the Alabama Supercomputing Facility, will be given competitive consideration.

Application materials including submission of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of proposed research, a teaching statement, and contact information for three reference should be sent to Dr. Robert McFeeters at biochem-search@chemistry.uah.edu. Review of applications will begin November 15th, 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 17/18-517

Lecturer in Mathematical Sciences

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 Mathematical Sciences at The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applicants for a non-tenure track faculty position with the rank of Lecturer beginning August 2017.  The position is renewable upon the successful result of an annual performance evaluation. Applicants must possess at least a master’s degree in mathematics or, preferably, a doctoral degree in mathematics, applied mathematics, mathematics education or related field. Evidence of effective teaching experience, excellent communication skills and strong interest in computer-assisted mathematics curriculum is expected.  The successful candidate will teach four mathematics courses per semester during fall and spring.  Send a letter of application, vita, official transcripts, and contact information for three references by email to langtj@uah.edu.  Review of applicants will begin January 15, 2017 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: 17/18-518

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 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

No Vacancies

Library
October 31, 2016

Assistant Archivist for Special Collections

The University of Alabama at Huntsville Salmon Library is seeking a dynamic professional for the position of Assistant Archivist for Special Collections in the Department of Special Collections & Archives. This is a full-time, permanent position. 

Duties and Responsibilities
Reporting to the Head of Special Collections & Archives and University Archivist, the Assistant Archivist for Special Collections works collaboratively within the department to set priorities and determine appropriate approaches for arrangement and description of archival and special collections materials. The Assistant Archivist is responsible for developing and implementing strategies, technologies, and standards that facilitate researcher access to Special Collections and Archives. The successful candidate provides quality control for archival description performed by department staff, and provides leadership in the creation of policies, procedures, and standards to comply with archives and special collections guidelines. The Assistant Archivist for Special Collections has responsibility for developing metadata and creating digital access points for finding aids and digital content.  S/he trains and directs the work of student assistants, interns, and volunteers. The Assistant Archivist for Special Collections provides quality reference desk service in the department. The successful candidate also participates in instruction and outreach activities, digitization projects, preparation of exhibits, developing grant proposals, collection development, and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Required:
•    A graduate degree in library science from an ALA-accredited institution, or a graduate degree in archival studies, history, or a closely related field.
•    Experience processing archival collections and preparing finding aids. 
•    Understanding of and commitment to nationally-accepted standards, tools, and best practices for archival processing and description.
•    Familiarity with creating finding aids using MARC, DACS, and EAD.
•    Knowledge of content management systems utilized in archives.
•    Ability to successfully train and direct the work of archival processing assistants.
•    Ability to provide effective reference service in an academic library.
•    Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills

Preferred:

  • Two or more years of experience in processing archival materials.
  • Work experience as a supervisor of archival processing assistants.
  • Experience working with ContentDM, dSpace, or other content management systems.
  • Experience managing digitization projects and born-digital archival content.
  • Recent experience providing reference service in a research or academic library.
  • Ability to read and translate German.
  • ACA Accreditation or Graduate Certificate in Archival Studies

Applicants must 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
Louis Salmon Library
Room 333
301 Sparkman Drive
Huntsville, AL 35899

*Please note:  digital submissions via email are preferred over mailed submissions.

The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.

Please refer to log number 16/17-803

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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