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College of Education
June 1, 2017

Full-time Lecturer in Exercise Science

The University of Alabama in Huntsville College of Education seeks a full-time Lecturer in the Department of Kinesiology, Exercise Science concentration. We are seeking an enthusiastic individual committed to promoting just, equitable, and inclusive education to teach exercise science courses.

The Kinesiology Program serves undergraduate students in the areas of strength and conditioning, personal training, group exercise instruction, corporate wellness and fitness, clinical exercise physiology, pre-professional areas of physical and occupational therapy, and cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation. For detailed information about the department, visit http://www.uah.edu/education/departments/kinesiology.

Responsibilities of the position include:            

 

  • Teach undergraduate courses in foundations of kinesiology, exercise physiology lab, strength and conditioning, exercise testing and prescription, and measurement and evaluation;
  • Supervise students in field experiences and internships;
  • Collaborate with colleagues to conduct program/course planning and revision;
  • Engage in scholarly endeavors, including presentations;
  • Provide academic advisement and mentoring to students;
  • Review and assess students' work;
  • Attend faculty meetings;
  • Provide service to the University, College of Education, and the profession.

Minimum Qualifications:

 

  • Ph.D. in exercise science, human performance, or related field from an accredited institution;
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated ability to work with exercise physiology lab equipment (EKG, metabolic system, cycle ergometer, body composition measurement tools);
  • Demonstrated potential for scholarly and creative activity;
  • Knowledge of research and current technological 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:

  • Knowledge and experience with undergraduate internship management;
  • Successful instruction in a university setting;
  • Knowledge and experience in designing and facilitating online and blended delivery courses.

Rank and Salary
This is a non-tenure-earning full-time lecturer position. Salary will be competitive and commensurate to experience, and qualifications.  An excellent comprehensive benefits package is available.

Appointment Date
Fall 2017 or later

Application Procedure
Interested candidates must 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 (such as presentations) in progress and three current letters of recommendation (within the past year) to:

Lecturer Faculty Search
UAH Department of Kinesiology
Wilson Hall 311
301 Sparkman Drive
Huntsville, AL 35899
laconna.cyganiak@uah.edu

*Please note: digital submissions via email are preferred.

Please direct any questions related to the position to: Dr. Shannon Mathis, Shannon.mathis@uah.edu.

To learn more about UAH, please visit: http://www.uah.edu.

Application Deadline 
To assure full consideration, application materials must be submitted no later than June 30, 2017.  Position is open until filled.

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

Please refer to log number – 17/18-613.

Full-time Lecturer in Teacher Education

The University of Alabama in Huntsville College of Education seeks a full-time Lecturer in Teacher Education. We are seeking an enthusiastic individual committed to promoting just, equitable, and inclusive education to teach in the elementary and secondary education foundation courses.

The Teacher Education Program serves undergraduate and graduate candidates in the areas of Biology, Chemistry, Collaborative Education (special education), Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, English Language Arts, Foreign Languages, General Science, History, Mathematics, Middle Grades 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 NCATE accredited.  The College also offers a 5th year Alternative Master’s initial license (Master of Arts in Teaching degree) and a Master of Education degree. For detailed information about the department, visit http://www.uah.edu/education.

Responsibilities of the position include:            

  • Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in foundations of education, multicultural education, instructional strategies, classroom management, educational psychology, and assessment;
  • Supervise students in field experiences or internships, as needed;
  • Collaborate with colleagues to conduct program/course planning and revision;
  • Engage in scholarly endeavors, including presentations and publications;
  • Provide academic advisement and mentoring to students;
  • Review and assess students' work;
  • Attend faculty meetings;
  • Provide service to the University, College and Profession.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Doctoral-level degree (Ph.D. or Ed.D.) in education, curriculum and instruction, or education-related field from an accredited institution;
  • Three or more years of full-time teaching (grades K-12) in public schools;
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated ability to work effectively in the education of linguistically and culturally diverse school-aged students;
  • Demonstrated potential for scholarly and creative activity;
  • Knowledge of research and current best practices of teaching diverse students;
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development to maintain currency in the field;
  • Experience using current technology to support teaching and learning.

Preferred Qualifications:

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

Rank and Salary
This is a non-tenure earning full-time lecturer position. Salary will be competitive and commensurate to experience, and qualifications.  An excellent comprehensive benefits package is available.

Appointment Date
Fall 2017 or later

Application Procedure
Interested candidates must 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 (such as presentations) in progress and three current letters of recommendation (within the past year) to:

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

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

Please direct any questions related to the position to: Dr. Derrick Smith, Dept. of Curriculum and Learning Chairperson. To learn more about UAH, please visit: http://www.uah.edu

Application Deadline 
To assure full consideration, application materials should be submitted no later than May 29, 2017.  Position is open until filled. 

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

Please refer to log number 17-18-612.

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
April 25, 2017

Clinical Assistant Professor of Management Science

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

Responsibilities: Teach graduate and undergraduate courses in Management Science and Business Analytics. Participate actively in the profession, university service, and outreach to the region’s businesses, governments, and the community at large.

Qualifications: A candidate must have a Ph.D. in Management Science or a closely related discipline. A PhD 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 Management Science and Business Analytics as needed by the college, and have a commitment to excellence in graduate and undergraduate education. Teaching experience at the undergraduate and graduate levels is preferred.

Appointment Date: Fall 2017

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: The College of Business 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. 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/business.

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; 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 mscsearch@uah.edu: a letter of nomination or application, a curriculum vita, evidence of teaching performance, and names and contact information for 3 references. Priority will be given to applications received by Friday, May 19, 2017.

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

Please refer to log number: 17/18-110.

Lecturer of Management

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

Responsibilities: Teach graduate and undergraduate courses as needed in the Department of Management, Marketing, and Information Systems. Participate actively in the profession, university service, and outreach to the region’s businesses, governments, and the community at large.

Qualifications: A candidate must have a Ph.D. in Business or a related discipline. A PhD 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, and have a commitment to excellence in graduate and undergraduate education. Teaching experience at the undergraduate and graduate levels is preferred.

Appointment Date: Fall 2017

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: The College of Business 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. 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/business.

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; 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, evidence of teaching performance, and names and contact information for 3 references. Priority will be given to applications received by Friday, May 19, 2017.

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

Please refer to log number: 17/18-109.



College of Engineering
October 18, 2016

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, 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

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College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
March 30, 2017

Assistant Professor in Communication Arts

The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor in rhetoric to begin on January 8, 2018. A Ph.D. in Communication, with an emphasis in rhetoric, is required, with salary dependent on qualifications. Candidates must show evidence or potential for teaching excellence, and be qualified to teach courses in rhetoric, user experience, and public relations. Applications are due June 1, 2017. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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, 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, five M.A. programs, and two certificate programs. The college has also led the way in creating several interdisciplinary 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 2015-16 we awarded 148 B.A.’s, 40 M.A.’s, and 8 certificates.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of Communication Arts offers a BA in speech communication, a BA in theatre, and a joint-BA (with English) in writing, as well as minors in these three areas. It has an MA program in Professional Communication. It has 9 faculty members and about 100 majors. We supply service courses in oral communication to a variety of colleges.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 1, 2017

Applications for this position must include: (1) a letter of application, (2) a current vitae, (3) original graduate transcripts, and (4) 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 17/18-343.

Visiting Assistant Professor or Lecturer in Video Production

The Department of Communication Arts at The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor or Lecturer in Video Production beginning August 14, 2017. Candidates for the visiting assistant professor position must hold an MFA in video production. Candidates with an M.A. in video production will be considered for a lecturer position. All eligible candidates must have in-depth knowledge of the full video production pipeline, and the ability to teach introductory and advanced classes in video production and the history of American cinema. Ideal applicants will be able to teach writing for visual media, cinematography, and other classes, and have evidence of strong teaching skills, professional experience in video production, and good organizational skills. The salary is commensurate with experience. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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, 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.

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, five M.A. programs, and two certificate programs. We recently added a BFA with a Gaming and Animation track. The college has also led the way in creating several interdisciplinary 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 2015-16 we awarded 148 B.A.’s, 40 M.A.’s, and 8 certificates.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of Communication Arts offers a BA in speech communication, a BA in theatre, and a joint-BA (with English) in writing, as well as minors in these three areas. It has an MA program in Professional Communication. It has 9 faculty members and about 100 majors. We supply service courses in oral communication to a variety of colleges.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 14, 2017 or until the position is filled.

Applications for this position must include: (1) a letter of application, (2) a current 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 17/18-342.

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 semester ­hours 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:

Nicholaos Jones, Chair
nick.jones@uah.edu
Department of Philosophy
The University of Alabama in Huntsville
301 Sparkman Drive (MOR 332)
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 semester­ hours 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 in World 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
June 1, 2017

Temporary Clinical Track Position

Position available: FT Clinical Track position. The Clinical Track position is a 9-month position teaching in the undergraduate program with a focus on Obstetrics, Mental Health, or Medical Surgical nursing.  

Requirements: Clinical Track: A doctoral degree (or in process) is required, preferably in nursing, but candidates must hold at least a master’s degree in nursing. Faculty are expected to 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 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 Administration 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, and Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, Professional and Continuing Studies, 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. The University's 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 position will remain open until filled. Applications are being processed as received. If interested, please send a cover letter of interest, curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, and name of three (3) references including address, phone number, and email address to: 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/males/veterans/disabled. Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory background check.

Please refer to log number 17/18-418.

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College of Science
May 25, 2017

Professor and Chair of Mathematical Sciences

The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) seeks an energetic leader to serve as Professor and Chair of the Department of Mathematical Sciences.   The successful candidate must be qualified for tenure at the rank of Professor and must hold a Ph.D. in Mathematical Sciences or a related field.  He/she is expected to have a strong record of leadership, excellence in research, teaching, and a proven track record of external funding.  Applicants must also show a clear ability to move the department forward with innovative leadership, engage in leading the faculty in teaching undergraduate and graduate students, recruit students and seek funding for the Ph.D. program. The new Chair will also encourage collaboration and support a broad range of research, educational, and interdisciplinary efforts in the Department and across the university. The Department currently offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Mathematical Sciences and a Ph.D. degree in Applied Mathematics.

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, and 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. 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 Dean Christopher mathsearch@uah.edu.  Information about the department can be found at http://www.uah.edu/math or by contacting Dr. Christopher.  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: 17/18-526

Pei-Ling Chan Chair of Physics

The Department of Physics and Astronomy 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 and Astronomy 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

 


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 open positions

Library

June 6, 2017

Research and Instructional Services Librarian

POSITION DESCRIPTION: The University of Alabama in Huntsville’s M. Louis Salmon Library seeks a motivated, creative, and user-focused professional for the Research and Instructional Services Librarian position.  Responsibilities include designing and conducting library instruction sessions, providing patron services at the Research Help Desk (assisting patrons with research questions and using library resources), and working with campus outreach activities to market library services and resources.

Reporting to the Director of Research, Information, and User Services, the Research and Instructional Services Librarian aids the M. Louis Salmon Library in its mission to provide The University of Alabama in Huntsville with the discovery, creation, and communication of knowledge via the Salmon Library’s resources and services. This position works with campus faculty to develop library instruction materials for assignment-focused, course specific needs, as well as identifying opportunities for outreach in assigned academic departments. The ideal candidate possesses a strong desire to teach and seeks out further knowledge in teaching and learning theories.  Primary responsibilities will include designing and conducting library instruction sessions for faculty and students, and working at the Research Help Desk to provide patron services such as research assistance and using library services and resources. The position will assist with future scholarly communications endeavors, such as: Open Access Initiatives, Open Educational Resources, and scholarly publishing trends. Candidate will work in a team environment in the library and must have a willingness for continual learning, development, and application of additional expertise through work related experiences and professional development opportunities. Candidate must also possess the ability to deal with change, ambiguity, and complex problems in an academic setting. This position may also provide outreach to academic and non-academic units, such as student housing, to develop events and services that promote the library’s services, supervise staff and students as required, and perform other duties/functions as requested. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conduct various multidisciplinary instruction sessions for faculty and students by utilizing current and emerging technologies in the design and delivery of these sessions
  • Consider new trends and techniques in information literacy instruction methods influenced by the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy
  • Coordinate with faculty to design course-integrated, assignment based instructional sessions as needed
  • Integrate diverse teaching and activity types into information literacy sessions to promote collaborative, active, and directed learning styles
  • Lead in the promotion of Open Access Initiatives (OAI), including Open Educational Resources (OER)
  • Lead in future library initiatives in scholarly communications, including scholarly publishing, copyright, institutional repositories, and data curation
  • Provide copyright guidance and instruction to faculty and students
  • Answer research questions involving library resources and other materials
  • Answer questions via LibChat, email, and other digital platforms
  • Participate in library outreach activities
  • Other duties as needed

This position will include on-desk and off-desk duties, and will require some nights and weekends.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A Masters of Library Science from an ALA accredited institution or a master’s degree relevant to the individual’s subject specialty
  • Minimum of one year providing instruction in a library setting
  • Minimum of two years of academic library experience
  • Familiarity with the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education
  • Familiarity with current trends in scholarly communications, including: Open Access Initiatives, Open Educational Resources, copyright, and institutional repositories

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience working with customers/patrons to provide information and services
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
    • Knowledge of trends and services in academic libraries to support undergraduate and graduate education
    • Knowledge of current and emerging trends in information literacy instruction and information technologies
    • Understanding of ways to market and promote instruction, collections and services to various groups
    • Experience with SpringShare’s LibGuides and LibAnswers
    • Ability to successfully initiate, track, and manage projects
    • Demonstration of ability, interest, and willingness to assume additional and/or new responsibilities, along with the ability to set and model high performance standards
    • Possess a positive attitude, be future-oriented, and embrace change
    • Skills to develop relevant and engaging promotional materials in collaboration with others
    • Strong interpersonal skills evidenced by the ability to work cooperatively and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues, faculty, staff, and students in a friendly, professional manner
    • Readiness to serve a diverse academic community with tact, diplomacy, and courtesy/friendliness

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 either 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 email are preferred.

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 17/18-804.


 

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