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College of Education
Feburary 10, 2016

Assistant Professor in Elementary Education

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: The University of Alabama in Huntsville, classified as a High Research Active institution, offers academic and research programs in the Colleges of Nursing, Business Administration, Engineering, Science and Arts, Humanities, and 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.

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 March 18, 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 of the position include:            

  • •     Coordinate the elementary education certification program including candidate recruitment, placement, and supervision of fieldwork;
  • •     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 from an accredited institution. ABD may be considered, but doctorate must completed by the 2016-17 academic year;
  • •     3 or more years of successful K-6 teaching experience.
  • •     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
  • •     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:  Fall 2016 or later

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

Martha.moore@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: 16/17-601


 

 

Assistant/Associate Professor of Kinesiology/Exercise Science

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 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 consisting of two concentration areas: Exercise Science and Physical Education Teacher Education. For detailed information about the Kinesiology Department or the Teacher Education Program at UAH, visit http://www.uah.edu/education.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The Kinesiology Department is authorized to award a Bachelor of Science degree with a specialization in either exercise science or physical 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.

ABOUT THE POSITION: The Department of Kinesiology is seeking a tenure-track Assistant/Associate 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, Motor Learning, Measurement and Evaluation, Nutrition, and Research Methods. Additional responsibilities include supervising internships, developing and maintaining positive relationships and agreements between the department and potential internship sites, 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 activity.

Required Qualifications:

 

  • Earned doctorate (ABD considered if completed by August 2016) in exercise science, or related field
  • Experience teaching university students in 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 Exercise Science

 

Preferred Qualifications:

 

  • Experience developing 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 (metabolic system, ECG, etc.)
  • Active participation in pertinent professional organizations
  • Potential to teach and develop graduate level courses
  • Certified ACSM EP-C, ACSM CEP, or related program

 

 

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

 

Appointment Date: Anticipated start date is August 1, 2016.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Priority will be given to those who submit application by February 29, 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:

Exercise Science Faculty Search
Kinesiology Department

LaConna Cygniak

Wilson Hall, Room 128

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: 16/17-600


 

 

Assistant Professor Early Childhood Education/Early Childhood Special Education

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 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 began in the Spring, 2016. 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 a fifth year Alternative Master’s degree for initial license and a Master of Education degree. The UAH Rise School, a pre-school 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 blended undergraduate Early Childhood Education/Early Childhood Special Education Program 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 ideal candidate will be well grounded in the knowledge and pedagogy of EC/ ECSE. 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 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 College 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 Rise School program as appropriate.

Minimum Qualifications:

 

  • An earned doctorate in Early Childhood Education and/or Early Childhood Special Education or related field (ABD considered if completed by August 2016).
  • Candidate must possess a teaching license in early childhood special education (birth to age 8).
  • Three (3) years minimum experience in teaching young children in special education (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 August2016, 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, March 4, 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 Education Faculty Search

UAH College of Education

Roberts Hall 323

301 Sparkman Drive

Huntsville, AL 35899

 martha.moore@uah.edu

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

Please direct any questions related to the position to: Dr. Beth Quick, UAH Dean of Education (beth.quick@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: 15/16-625


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
January 8, 2016

Dean

The University of Alabama in Huntsville is conducting a search for the Dean of the College of Business Administration and invites nominations and applications for the position. UAH is considered a Tier 1 national university by U.S. News & World Report, and is rated as a “very high” research activity institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, one of 73 public universities in the United States to earn this designation. Pascale, Inc. ranked UAH as the best return on investment in the state of Alabama. Huntsville, home to NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center and the Army’s Redstone Arsenal, along with many of the nation’s top aerospace, defense, and engineering-related companies, is one of the 30 fastest growing and 25 most highly educated metropolitan areas in the country.

The Dean is the chief academic and executive officer of the College, serves as a member of the Academic Affairs leadership team, and reports to the Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs. We seek a dean with a distinguished record of scholarship who demonstrates a strong commitment to academic research, teaching, and service and who shares our desire to build on our strengths and continue the College’s development.  The successful candidate will have the ability to nurture a climate in which learning and scholarly discovery flourish, balancing strong academic leadership with effective relationship-building and resource development, including fund-raising.  The dean will lead in the effort to recruit students and create and nurture an academic environment that supports students and promotes student success. He or she will maintain and enhance ties that the College has already established with alumni, business, government, and international partners and will work to enhance multi-disciplinary connections across the university.  In collaboration with the faculty, the dean will help to shape the future of the College, articulating a vision that is consistent with the University’s strategic plan and the college’s culture, and that charts directions for future growth.  The Dean also provides leadership and is an advocate for the College, working effectively with students, staff, faculty, other deans, and campus leadership.

Candidates for the position of Dean of the College of Business Administration must hold a Ph.D. or appropriate terminal degree in an area of Business from an AACSB accredited institution or a Ph.D. in a related field as well as academic and scholarly accomplishments meriting appointment to the rank of professor with tenure in an academic department within the College. The candidate must have a record of successful administrative experience and leadership in higher education with excellent communication, interpersonal, and decision-making skills.

For full consideration, applicants should submit a cover letter describing professional experience as it relates to the requirements of the position; a current resume/curriculum vita; and the names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses of four references. Please send the application to search.cbadean@uah.edu. For additional information or questions please contact Sundar Christopher, Dean of the College of Science and Chair of the Search Committee (search.cbadean@uah.edu) or Peggy Bower, Search Committee Support at bowerp@uah.edu. For full consideration, applications should be submitted by March 1, 2016, although applications will be received until the position is filled. Additional information regarding the position can be found at http://www.uah.edu/jobs/academic-affairs/dean-cob.

The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer of minorities, females, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

Please refer to log number 16/17-100



College of Engineering
October 27, 2015

Full-time Non-tenure-track Lecturer and Clinical Assistant Professor Positions in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY:

The University of Alabama in Huntsville, classified as a Very High Research Active institution, offers academic and research programs in the Colleges of Nursing, Business Administration, Engineering, Science, Education, 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 six 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 920 undergraduate and 170 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.   The Department is nationally known for its educational and research activities in solid, liquid, electric, plasma, and nuclear rocket propulsion, and several of its faculty members are actively engaged in the UAH Propulsion Research Center.  

APPLICATION DEADLINE:   

Consideration of applications will begin immediately, and the search will remain open until the positions are filled.  Anticipated starting dates are January 4, 2016 for a spring semester start and August 11, 2016 for a fall semester start.

JOB DESCRIPTION/REQUIREMENTS:  

The Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering at The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for non-tenure-track faculty lecturer positions and for non-tenure-track clinical assistant professor positions.  The positions are for one full calendar year starting either in the spring semester or in the fall semester of 2016 and are renewable upon satisfactory performance.  Successful candidates will teach six core courses in the undergraduate program per academic year (including Introduction to Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, 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.  Clinical assistant professors are expected to compete successfully for corporate, state, and federal funds in support of undergraduate education within the department. 

Applicants for the lecturer position must have a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering or Mechanical Engineering from an ABET accredited institution and a completed Master of Science or Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering or Mechanical Engineering; a Ph.D. is preferred.  Applicants for the clinical assistant professor position must have a completed Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering or Mechanical Engineering and demonstrated evidence of significant achievement in the practice of 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 Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Consistent with our core values of integrity, respect, diligence, excellence, inclusiveness and diversity, the University strongly encourages applications from members of all under-represented groups. An offer of employment at the University is contingent upon the results of a criminal background check.

 

Please refer to log numbers 16/17-204 and 16/17-205


 

Tenure-Track Position in Electrical and Computer Engineering

JOB DESCRIPTION/REQUIREMENTS:

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for one tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in all areas of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Consideration will be given to candidates who have expertise in one of more of the following areas: controls, electronic materials, computer networks including cybersecurity and radar signal processing. Successful applicants will have earned a Ph.D degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or a closely related discipline. Applicants should demonstrate (a) potential for scholarly activities that are supported by publications, externally funded contracts and grants (b) commitment to teach and mentor students and (c) a desire for university and professional service.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering offers the BS, MSE, and PhD degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering, the MSSE degree, the BS degree in Optical Engineering and the PhD degree in the Optical Science and Engineering multidisciplinary program.  The department has 21 tenured/tenure-earning faculty with over 550 undergraduate students and about 200 graduate students. The ECE Department has research strengths in the areas of optical materials, software engineering and health monitoring. Current sources of faculty funding include federal sources such as NSF, NSA, DOD and NASA, and industry.

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: The College of Engineering currently has a research focus that addresses three National Academy of Engineering (NAE) Grand Challenge problems: secure cyberspace; restore and improve urban infrastructure; and engineer tools of scientific discovery. The College of Engineering and the ECE department play an important role in several UAH research thrust areas including (a) cybersecurity and big data, (b) aerospace and systems engineering, and (c) earth, atmospheric, and space systems. The College enrolls a third of UAH’s undergraduates in ABET‐accredited programs in aerospace, chemical, civil, computer, electrical, industrial and systems, mechanical, and optical engineering.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY:  The University of Alabama in Huntsville, classified as a Very High Research Active institution, offers academic and research programs in the Colleges of Engineering, Education, Nursing, Business Administration, Science, 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 Marshall Space Flight Center and the Army’s Missile Defense Agency, Material Command, Aviation and Missile Command, and Space and Missile Defense Command.

APPLICATION DEADLINE AND PROCEDURE: Review of applicants will begin on December 1, 2015 and continue until the position is filled. Application material (in pdf format) including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, short summary of current research interests (1-2 pages), teaching philosophy (1-2 pages), a vision statement for building a robust and dynamic research program at UAH (1-2 pages), and the names of three references, should be sent to ecesearch@uah.edu.

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

Please refer to log number 16/17-203


Tenure-Track Position in Biotechnology

 

About the University: The University of Alabama in Huntsville, classified as a Very High Research Active institution, offers academic and research programs in the Colleges of Engineering , Education, Nursing, Business Administration,  Science, 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.  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 HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, and several federal research facilities, including NASA Marshall Space Flight Center and the Army’s Missile Defense Agency (MDA), Material Command, Aviation and Missile Command, and Space and Missile Defense Command.

 

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: The College of Engineering currently has a research focus that addresses three National Academy of Engineering (NAE) Grand Challenge problems: secure cyberspace; restore and improve urban infrastructure; and engineer tools of scientific discovery.  In addition COE has made recent investments in energy storage and systems engineering.  The College of Engineering and the CME department is expected to play an important role in Biotechnology Research and Education, which has been identified as an area of emphasis for UAH.  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 research strengths in thermophysical property measurements, thin films science, biomaterials, gene expression and DNA diagnostics, catalysis, nanostructured materials for energy conversion/storage, etc. Current sources of faculty funding include federal sources such as the NSF, MDA, and industrial sources including CFD Research Corporation, Dow Corning, Polaris Sensor Technologies and Ogden Engineering.  The Department offers the BS and MSE degree programs in Chemical Engineering.  For the PhD Degree, CME students have three pathways, Chemical Engineering or two interdisciplinary programs in Materials Science, and Biotechnology Science and Engineering. Several PhD students in the department are pursuing their PhD dissertation projects working with scientists at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology.  The CME department has approximately 175 undergraduate students and 10 graduate students.  At the undergraduate level, the CME department offers students the opportunity to pursue two concentrations: Materials or Biotechnology. 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 1, 2015.  However the position will remain open until filled.

 

Job Description/Requirements:  The successful individual should have a clear record of interest in an area of biotechnology and understand its role within an academic unit offering degrees in chemical engineering.  Some of the potential areas of interest include: the engineering of (bio) chemicals using the tools of molecular biology, synthetic biology and computational biology, or engineering based methods and techniques to assay small amounts of biological material, such as cells, proteins or metabolites. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an active research program that can 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 in biotechnology that cross disciplinary lines, be interested in and work with scientists at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology and impact education and research in chemical engineering.

The candidate must have a PhD in Chemical Engineering or a closely related engineering discipline to warrant appointment in the Department. 

Application procedure: Please submit applications electronically to cmesearch@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 Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Consistent with our core values of integrity, respect, diligence, excellence, inclusiveness and diversity, the University strongly encourages applications from members of all under-represented groups. An offer of employment at the University is contingent upon the results of a criminal background check.

Please refer to log number 16/17-202


 

Tenure-Track/Tenured Faculty Position in Aerospace Materials

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY:

The University of Alabama in Huntsville, classified as a Very High Research Active institution, offers academic and research programs in the Colleges of Nursing, Business Administration, Engineering, Science, Education, 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 six 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 920 undergraduate and 170 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.   The Department is nationally known for its educational and research activities in solid, liquid, electric, plasma, and nuclear rocket propulsion, and several of its faculty members are actively engaged in the UAH Propulsion Research Center.  

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 11, 2016.

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 in the area of Materials for Aerospace Applications.  Applicants should have an earned Ph.D. degree in Engineering with an emphasis 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 Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Consistent with our core values of integrity, respect, diligence, excellence, inclusiveness and diversity, the University strongly encourages applications from members of all under-represented groups. An offer of employment at the University is contingent upon the results of a criminal background check.

 Please refer to log number 16/17-201


 

Civil and Environmental Engineering Department Chair

About the University: The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH), classified as a Very High Research Active institution, offers academic and research programs in the Colleges of Engineering, Education, Nursing, Business Administration,  Science, and Humanities, Arts, and 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 Marshall Space Flight Center and the Army’s Missile Defense Agency, Material Command, Aviation and Missile Command, and Space and Missile Defense Command.

 

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: 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 Colleges 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 four tenured and tenure track faculty, and one Clinical faculty member.  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, 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 140 undergraduate and 22 graduate students.

 

Application Deadline:  Preference will be given to applications submitted before December 1, 2015.  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/ minorities/ females/ veterans/disabled.

Please refer to log number 16/17-200

 

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College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
February 4, 2016 

Lecturer in Art History & History

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.

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 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 2014-15 we awarded 169 B.A.’s, 23 M.A.’s, and six certificates.

The Department of History at UAH is student-centered, helping students learn about the past while developing marketable skills in research, analysis, and communication.  The department offers BA and MA degree and participates in several interdisciplinary programs. The Department of Art, Art History & Design is a vibrant, growing program that offers BA and BFA degrees as well as interdisciplinary minors in Web Communications and Game Production. The Department has three galleries and is housed in a spacious, well-equipped facility.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  February 26, 2016

Full-time lecturer in history and art history with primary responsibility to teach Ancient to Medieval surveys and non-Western surveys in Art History as well as World Civilization in History. This will be a two-year appointment, with the second year renewal dependent upon performance and availability of funding. Depending on experience and Department needs, possibility to teach an upper-division course in public history.  As a minimum requirement the candidate must have a Masters degree in the field or Masters degree plus 18 credit hours in the field. PhD strongly preferred, and at least two years of teaching experience as instructor of record. Ideal candidate will be a passionate teacher with a student-centered approach focusing on student engagement and success. Experience with both online and traditional teaching methods is a significant asset, and applicants must be willing to consider preparing and teaching one or more courses online. 

Send letter of application, c.v., teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, and contact information for at least three references to Lillian Joyce, Chair, Department of Art, Art History & Design, Wilson Hall, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 301 Sparkman Drive, Huntsville, AL 35899 or Lillian.Joyce@uah.edu. Review of application materials will begin February 29, 2016, but materials will be accepted until the position is filled. We will interview via Skype. Information about the Departments, the University, and Huntsville can be found at http://www.uah.edu/ahs/departments/art or http://www.uah.edu/ahs/departments/history

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

Please refer to log number: 16/17-308


 

Assistant Professor English

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.  

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.

The English Department at UAH is comprised of scholar-teachers committed to the promotion of literacy and the cultivation of scholarly and professional competencies in critical thinking and persuasive writing across a wide spectrum of literary, technical, and rhetorical situations. Experience with both online and traditional teaching methods is a significant asset, and applicants must be willing to prepare and teach one or more courses online. We foster intellectual and cultural diversity, originality of thought, and clarity and cogency of expression through degree programs designed to advance careful, sophisticated reading practices as well as complex analytical and research skills. We aim to cultivate our students' management, organization, and production of knowledge.

Application deadline:   March 15, 2016

The Department invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of English in Rhetoric and Writing Studies, or related disciplines. The successful candidate will teach and provide support for our first year composition program, as well as general education literature surveys, upper-division courses for our B.A. and M.A. in English, and our new B.A. in Writing. The candidate will also assist with developing and assessing our composition curriculum. We welcome experience with basic writers, multilingual writing, WAC and WID programs, writing about writing pedagogy, and related composition research. Desirable secondary fields include fiction writing, playwriting, visual rhetoric, or film/new media studies. Candidates should possess a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching, scholarship, and service. A PhD by the time of appointment is required.

Submit an application letter, CV, writing sample, and three letters of recommendation through Interfolio by March 15, 2016. Direct any inquiries to Dr. Alanna Frost, Chair, Dept. of English, Univ. of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL 35899 or frosta@uah.edu.  We will interview via Skype. 

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

Please refer to log number: 16/17-306. 


 

Lecturers in English

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.

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.

The English Department at UAH is comprised of scholar-teachers committed to the promotion of literacy and the cultivation of scholarly and professional competencies in critical thinking and persuasive writing across a wide spectrum of literary, technical, and rhetorical situations. Experience with both online and traditional teaching methods is a significant asset, and applicants must be willing to consider preparing and teaching one or more courses online. We foster intellectual and cultural diversity, originality of thought, and clarity and cogency of expression through degree programs designed to advance careful, sophisticated reading practices as well as complex analytical and research skills. We aim to cultivate our students' management, organization, and production of knowledge. 

Application deadline:  March 15, 2016. 

The English Department at the University of Alabama in Huntsville seeks two full-time lecturer appointments beginning August 2016. This will be a two-year appointment, with the second year renewal dependent upon performance and availability of funding. PhD in Rhetoric and Composition or related field is preferred, with experience teaching First-Year Writing.  Candidates must demonstrate commitment to, and excellence in, undergraduate teaching as informed by current practice and scholarship in the field. The teaching load is 4/4 with required service in the development, implementation and assessment of department curricula.

Submit an application letter, CV, writing sample, and three letters of recommendation through Interfolio by March 15, 2016. Direct any inquiries to Dr. Alanna Frost, Chair, Dept. of English, Univ. of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL 35899 or frosta@uah.edu.  We will interview via Skype. 

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 16/17-305


Tenure-Track 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 2016. 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. Experience with both online and traditional teaching methods is a significant asset. We are specifically interested in applicants with expertise in the field of race and ethnicity and one or more of the following areas: deviance and crime, medical sociology, urban sociology, or other areas that complement or expand the department’s strengths. Experience and interest in applied sociology or social policy is valued. A PhD in Sociology is required by the date of appointment. Applications 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 should be sent via email to Dr. Bhavani Sitaraman at sitarab@uah.edu. Review of applications will begin on February 15 and continue until the position is filled. 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

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 16/17-304


Part-Time Instructors: Political Science

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

Requirements: The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for part-time, non-tenure-track instructors of introductory courses in American Government or International Relations. Requirements: Master’s Degree in Political Science or related disciplines with a minimum of 18 semester-hours of graduate coursework in political science; previous teaching experience desirable but not required. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate introductory courses in American Government or International Relations. Salary is dependent on qualifications. Reappointment is dependent on need and a satisfactory review. Review of completed applications is ongoing. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Application Procedure: Applications for this position should include: (1) letter of interest, (2) current résumé, (3) official transcripts, and (4) contact information for three references, including name, address, phone number, and email address. Applications and inquiries should be directed to:

Chair
Department of Political Science
The University of Alabama in Huntsville
301 Sparkman Drive (MOR 250)
Huntsville, AL 35899

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


Part-Time Instructors: Geography

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

Requirements: The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for part-time, non-tenure-track instructors of Geography. Requirements: Master’s Degree in Geography or related disciplines with a minimum of 18 semester-hours of graduate coursework in geography; previous teaching experience desirable but not required. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate introductory courses inWorld Regional Geography and Principles of Human Geography. Salary is dependent on qualifications. Reappointment is dependent upon need and a satisfactory review. Review of completed applications is ongoing. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Application Procedure: Applications for this position should include: (1) letter of interest, (2) current resume, (3) official transcripts, and (4) contact information for three references, including name, address, phone number and email address. Applications and inquiries should be directed to:

Chair
Department of Political Science
The University of Alabama in Huntsville
301 Sparkman Drive (MOR 250)
Huntsville, AL 35899

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


College of Nursing
January 5, 2016

Positions available: 3 FT Clinical Track and 2 FT tenure-track positions. The Clinical Track positions are 9-month positions teaching in the undergraduate program with a focus on medical-surgical and/or mental health nursing. The Tenure Track positions are 9-month positions teaching in graduate programs; however, faculty may be asked to teach across programs.

 

Requirements: Clinical Track: 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 medical/surgical and/or mental health nursing. Tenure Track: A doctoral degree is required, preferably in nursing, but candidates must hold a master’s degree in nursing. An established program of research and scholarship is required.

 

Responsibilities: Clinical Track and Tenure Track: 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 2015 enrollment is 1,097 students with 726 undergraduate students and 371 graduate students, which includes  master’s and post-master’s students (Acute Care NP, Adult CNS, FNP, Nursing Leadership, and Clinical Nurse Leader Tracks), and DNP students. Extensive distance education programs are offered. The College of Nursing currently cooperates with more than 500 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 Very High Research Activity Institution, offers academic and research programs in the Colleges of Nursing, Business Administration, Engineering, Science, Education, 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/males/veterans/disabled. Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory background check.

 

Please refer to log numbers 15/16-438,16/17-400,16/17-401, 16/17-402, and 16/17-403.

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College of Science

December 17, 2015

 

Lecturer in Computer Science

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.

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 August 2016.  Applicants must possess a Ph.D. degree in computer science or related field. 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 at the undergraduate and graduate level.  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 of Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Individuals With Disabilities.

Please refer to log number 16/17-504


Lecturer in Mathematical Sciences 

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.

 

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 2016.  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 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, 2016 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: 16/17-503


Lecturer in Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry at The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applicants for a non-tenure track faculty position with the rank of Lecturer beginning August 2016.  Applicants must possess at least an MS degree in an area of chemistry.  Evidence of effective teaching experience, excellent communication skills and strong interest in working with undergraduate students is expected. Familiarity with modern teaching technology and Canvas LMS is desirable.  The successful candidate will teach four chemistry courses per semester during the Fall and Spring semesters at the undergraduate level in addition to service expectations in student advising, participation in departmental programs concerned with student activities and instructional matters, and other responsibilities as assigned by the chair of the department.   A letter of application, vita, official transcripts and contact information for three references should be sent by email to jeffrey.champoux@uah.edu Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. 

The University of Alabama in Huntsville, classified as a Very High Research Activity institution, offers academic and research programs in the Colleges of Science, Engineering, Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Business Administration, Education, and Nursing.  Huntsville is among the Southeastern cities with the highest per capita incomes and standards of living. It is a national center of aerospace and high technology research and is home to NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center and the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology.

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 16/17-502


 

Chemistry Professor and Chair

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, adjacent to the nation's second largest research park, NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, the US Army Redstone Arsenal, and the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology.  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 http://www.uah.edu/science/departments/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 Institution. 

Please refer to log number 16/17-501


Assistant Professor in GIS & Remote Sensing

The Department of Atmospheric Science at the University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) seeks applicants for an assistant professor faculty position.  The successful candidate will be asked to enthusiastically contribute to the Department of Atmospheric Science programs of B.S. and M.S. in Earth System Science (ESS) and M.S. and Ph.D. in Atmospheric Science.  Responsibilities of the position will include teaching graduate and undergraduate courses and providing effective service to the growing department, University and the larger community while also enhancing their own research program through student mentorship, submission of peer‐reviewed proposals and papers.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Atmospheric or Earth Science or related field.  Candidates should have a developing record of scholarship, teaching experience and demonstrate significant future promise in securing research funding.

Research experience in Earth Science remote sensing theory and applied use of remote sensing and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is required.  Experience in information science infrastructure development is desirable but not required.  Candidates should have an emerging research program that can respond to evolving funding opportunities and also complement ongoing research at UAH (http://www.uah.edu/science/departments/atmospheric-science/research).  Candidates should be capable of developing collaborations with industry partners in the adjacent Cummings Research Park, the second largest research park in the country.  Expected teaching capabilities include graduate and undergraduate level courses in principles of remote sensing and applications of remote sensing and GIS.

The chosen candidate will be offered a highly competitive salary and start-up package, and have full access to high-quality research space, state-of-the-art instrumentation and observational datasets, as well as to computing and facilities in academic and research center units. The successful candidate will benefit from potential collaborations within a wide array of nationally and internationally recognized research and operational organizations hosted at the National Space Science and Technology Center (NSSTC), including NASA Marshall Space Flight Center’s Earth Science Office, the co‐located Huntsville National Weather Service Forecast Office, the Earth System Science Center (ESSC), and the Severe Weather Institute and Radar & Lightning Laboratories (SWIRLL). 

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

Review of applications will begin on 2 November 2015 and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Alabama in Huntsville is a Carnegie very-high-research activity institution with $75 million in research expenditures, total annual research funding of $97 million and a student body of just under 8,000 in 2014. UAH is ranked by the NSF in the top 20 in the nation for federal funding of research in aeronautical & astronautical engineering, astronomy, atmospheric science, computer science, and management & economics, and is in the top 20 in total research funding from Department of Defense and NASA. In 2014, UAH was named by PayScale Inc. as the best return on investment (ROI) among all Alabama schools for both in-state and out-of-state students. It was also ranked in the top 100 nationwide. 

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

The Department of Atmospheric Science has a rich tradition as a productive graduate academic research unit, recently ranked in the top ten by the Chronicle of Higher Education based on faculty research productivity index. It is co‐located with the closely aligned Earth System Science Center, the National Weather Service and NASA in the National Space Science and Technology Center, thereby enabling students a unique collaborative experience. A cross‐cutting theme of the Department is the development and application of remote sensing technology to Earth Science disciplines, including clouds, aerosols, land use/land cover change, environmental science, human-environment dynamics, climate, data assimilation, nowcasting, chemistry, air pollution, lightning, hurricanes, tornadoes and other severe weather (http://www.uah.edu/science/departments/atmospheric-science/research).  These research activities frequently support NASA programs such as the SPoRT (Short‐term Prediction Research and Transition) Center (http://weather.msfc.nasa.gov/sport), SERVIR (http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/servir/) that focus on applications of remote sensing, and the Global Hydrology Resource Center (https://ghrc.nsstc.nasa.gov/home/) that provides NASA Earth Science Data and associated tools and technologies for scientific, educational, commercial and governmental communities.

The graduate programs in the Department of Atmospheric Science provide excellent training in research/analysis and interdisciplinary education to students interested in issues related to the environment, strengthening their capability to conduct research leading to transition of observational and numerical modeling products to public policy and decision making (http://www.uah.edu/science/departments/atmospheric-science/ats-students). The undergraduate ESS degree in the Department is built upon a set of interdisciplinary core courses including the Earth’s climate system, remote sensing, hydrology, public policy, and pollution problems. ESS students select from the following three specialty tracks: Atmospheric Science/Meteorology, GIS & Remote Sensing, and Human Dimensions/Societal Impacts (http://www.uah.edu/science/departments/earth-systems).

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

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

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

Please refer to log number 16/17-500


Endowed Chair of Biological Sciences

The Department of Biological Sciences at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) seeks an innovative researcher in the field of genetics, genomics, and/or bioinformatics to be the Pei-Ling Chan Eminent Scholar. The position offers an exciting opportunity for joint research, educational projects, and collaborations with non-profit, government, and industrial partners located in Huntsville and the region, including the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology ..

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. The candidate will teach and mentor students in the undergraduate and graduate programs in the Department of Biological Sciences at UAH, including the Biotechnology Science and Engineering doctoral program, and will have an Adjunct Faculty Appointment at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology. Their research interests will complement some of the existing strengths in the Department, including ecological and evolutionary genetics and genomics, human epigenetics, and structural and synthetic biology. The successful candidate will have a record of and be currently successful in grantsmanship and in obtaining sustained external funding and have demonstrated success in supporting and graduating Ph.D. students.

The University of Alabama in Huntsville, one of three institutions of the University of Alabama System, is widely known for its research in space and atmospheric science, engineering, and information technology. UAH is also recognized in the field of biotechnology in part because of its close partnership with the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology , a 152-acre campus under the directorship of Dr. Rick Myers that comprises research-intensive, state-of-the-art facilities dedicated to genomics technology. HudsonAlpha’s’s nationally recognized genomic investigators have 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).

Huntsville, nestled in the Tennessee Valley, is a vibrant southern metropolis that is home to a robust economy. Among the city’s largest employers are the U.S. Army Redstone Arsenal, the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, 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 city’s 400,000+ residents are also considered some of the country’s most educated with one of the highest per-capita incomes.

Additional information about the position can be found on the department website at  http://www.uah.edu/science/departments/biology

Applicants should submit a single PDF of their CV including a description of their research and teaching experience and contact information for three references to ChanScholar@uah.edu">Dr. Sundar Christopher, Dean, College of Science, UAH, at ChanScholar@uah.edu.

For more information, contact Dr. Debra M. Moriarity, Chair, Department of Biological Sciences, UAH. Review of complete applications will begin on Dec. 10, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. UAH is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please refer to log number 15/16-563


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 Political Science
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.


 Academic Affairs
 



Library

October 28, 2015

HEAD OF SPECIAL COLLECTIONS & ARCHIVES AND UNIVERSITY ARCHIVIST


The University of Alabama in Huntsville, M. Louis Salmon Library seeks a dynamic, knowledgeable leader to join an enthusiastic staff in building a library of excellence for a Carnegie I ranked university.  The Head of Special Collections & Archives and University Archivist will play a leadership role in a service-oriented and collaborative environment to build special collections and archives of high quality and develop services which enhance the impact of those collections and archives on our students, faculty, researchers and the community at large.

Responsibilities

Reporting to the Director of the Library, the Head of Special Collections & Archives and University Archivist provides leadership and vision for the department and, in collaboration with other library units, oversees all activities including collecting, processing, organizing, preserving, and making accessible collections of rare books, manuscripts, archives, photographs, digital collections, and other rare and special materials.  The Head is actively involved in donor cultivation and fundraising as well as assisting in grant writing and implementation.  The Head provides expertise and creativity in the development of excellent special collections and archives in a variety of formats. Among the library’s collections are the Willy Ley Library, the Congressman Robert E. “Bud” Cramer Collection, the Konrad Dannenberg Rocketry Collection, and the University Archives, as well as in-depth collections on Huntsville, Alabama architectural history, rare books, and other similar material. The Department is also responsible for the curation of a growing unique UAH digital scholarship.  Special Collections & Archives staff provide reference assistance and instruction in the use of resources, and work closely with other units in the Libraries to ensure effective access to their collections and archives.  The Head has overall responsibility for personnel supervision and resources management within the department which currently consists of one half-time staff position.  The Head will be expected to help build the department to sufficient staffing levels.

The Head of Special Collections & Archives and University Archivist also actively participates in various groups within and beyond the UAH Library.  As the University Archivist, the incumbent fosters relationships with units and individuals across the campus to acquire the most significant materials for documenting the history and functions of the University of Alabama in Huntsville.  Further, the incumbent works with the University’s history department to teach classes in archives management and digital collections management as a part of its local history cognate. The incumbent also represents the UAH Library within the University of Alabama system, and at the regional and national level, such as the U.S. Space and Rocket Center, regarding issues related to special collections and archives.  The incumbent is expected to work comfortably and with a high degree of expertise in a shared decision making environment.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Graduate degree in library science from an ALA-accredited institution or an equivalent combination of relevant advanced degree and library experience.
  • Five years of successful and increasingly responsible professional experience in special collections and/or archives. 
  • Ability to provide leadership and vision for special collections, archives, and digital scholarship.
  • Strong commitment to public services and user-centered reference and instructional services with an understanding of the scholarly use of library collections and services within a special collections setting. 
  • Ability to successfully supervise, mentor, and train Special Collections and Archives personnel.
  • Skill in developing and managing special collections resources in print, digital and other formats.
  • Knowledge of current archival management practices, project planning methods, policies, procedures, and trends. 
  • Familiarity with current scholarship and research methods employed in the field of archives, rare books and manuscripts, as well as knowledge of the rare books, manuscripts, and antiquarian book trade.
  • Ability to serve as University Archivist and administer activities related to collecting, organizing, preserving, and providing access to UAH's records and documents.  
  • Interest in supporting innovative approaches for access to unique special collections and digital scholarship.
  • Ability to provide guidance in the development, implementation, and assessment of digital scholarship services that help curate scholarship throughout its entire lifecycle from point of creation to preservation. 
  • Ability to actively engage in fundraising, donor relations, collection solicitation, and gift management.
  • Ability to prepare and manage grant proposals.
  • Excellent organizational, planning, and project management skills. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to work effectively with culturally diverse library users and colleagues. 


Preferred:

  • Successful experience supervising librarians.
  • Experience implementing new technologies in a special collections environment.
  • Knowledge of intellectual property issues related to archives, libraries, and special collections and copyright issues associated with print and digital technologies.
  • Sound knowledge of library preservation and conservation issues and practices.
  • Ability to provide innovative and quality service and work effectively with faculty, students, fellows, visiting scholars, and readers. 
  • Reading knowledge of German.


The Department of Special Collections and Archives 

The Special Collections and Archives Department is responsible for building, maintaining, and making accessible the UAH Library’s collections of archives, rare books, and notable subject collections. Archival collecting areas of particular strength and distinction include space and aeronautical history, regional history (emphasizing Madison County and Huntsville), the Willy Ley Science Fiction collection, the Robert E. “Bud” Cramer and the Bob Jones congressional papers collection, and the University Archives. 

The Greater Huntsville Community

Located in the Tennessee Valley of Northern Alabama, Huntsville is the home of NASAs Marshall Space Flight Center, where the first rockets to take Americans to the moon were designed and built.  Huntsville has an international reputation as a high tech center with ties to NASA, the U.S. Army Redstone Arsenal, and major government and private research organizations.  UAH is the anchor tenant of Cummings Research Park, the second largest university-related research park in the United States, and home to 285 companies, including many of the nation’s top aerospace and defense and engineering-related companies, such as Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, General Dynamics, Teledyne Brown Engineering, SAIC Corp., Computer Sciences Corp., Raytheon, Boeing and Siemens.

The Huntsville community is recognized nationally for its strong economy and high levels of educational attainment. Huntsville was named one of 10 great places to be inspired by innovation by USA Today in 2013. In 2012, The Atlantic Cities publication named Huntsville as one the nation’s Top Ten Leading Creative Class Metros. The Gallup organization ranked Huntsville the fourth Most Optimistic City in America in 2012. Also, in 2012, Kiplinger’s Magazine ranked Huntsville the third Best City for Mid-Career Professionals in the nation. In 2011, the Milken Institute named it one of the top 10 best performing cities in the country. In 2010, the TechAmerica Foundation reported that Huntsville’s concentration of high tech workers is second in the nation only to San Jose’s Silicon Valley. Forbes magazine named Huntsville as one of the world’s smartest cities in 2009.

In addition to its diversified high-tech economy, Huntsville is rich in cultural and recreational activities with a thriving music and arts scene.  The population of the metropolitan area is over 400,000 and growing. The public schools are among the best in the nation.  For more information on the Greater Huntsville Community, visit http://www.huntsvillealabamausa.com.

 

The University

UAH prepares students for demanding positions in Business, Education, Engineering, Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Nursing, and Science. Since 2008, the University has completed or currently has under way more than $150 million of new construction.  The University has developed and is implementing a new strategic plan and campus master plan to plot a vision for the University for the next five to ten years.  A new Welcome Center and Student Services Building is in the construction phase with completion set in 2016.  For more information on the strategic plan, visit http://www.uah.edu/president/strategic-plan.


Salary & Benefits:  Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applicants should submit a cover letter describing professional experience as it relates to the position  requirements; a current resume/curriculum vita and names, addresses and telephone numbers of four references to denisj@uah.edu

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 16/17-800

 


 

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