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College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

September 26, 2019

Assistant Professor of Contemporary Art History

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: The University of Alabama in Huntsville, classified as a High Research Activity institution, offers academic and research programs in the Colleges of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Business, Education, Engineering, Nursing, Science, and Professional and Continuing Studies, as well as the Honors College.  Huntsville maintains one of the highest per capita incomes and standards of living in the Southeast.  It is a national center of aerospace and high technology research and is home to NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center.

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

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: 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:  November 8th or until position is filled.

JOB DESCRIPTION/REQUIREMENTS:  Assistant Professor in Art History with primary responsibility to teach upper-division courses from the 19th century to the contemporary period. Candidate must be able to teach Contemporary Art and Issues, a course required of all majors as well as the Renaissance to Modern survey. The successful candidate will have a robust and innovative research agenda and will be a passionate teacher with a student-centered approach focusing on student engagement and success.

PhD required and at least two years of teaching experience as instructor of record. Experience with online teaching a plus.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Send letter of application, c.v., and at least three letters of reference to Jill Johnson, Chair, Department of Art, Art History & Design, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 301 Sparkman Drive, Huntsville, AL 35899 or johnsok1@uah.edu. Review of application materials will begin as soon as possible and materials will be accepted until the position is filled. We will interview via Skype. Information about the Department, the University, and Huntsville can be found at https://www.uah.edu/ahs/departments/art

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

Please refer to log number: 20/21-358

Part-Time Instructors: English

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

Requirements: Master’s Degree in English; previous teaching experience desirable but not required. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in First Year Writing and Literature Survey.  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) three signed reference letters. The letters may be emailed but must have a signature.  Applications and inquiries should be directed to:

Alanna Frost, Chair
frosta@uah.edu 
Department of English
The University of Alabama in Huntsville
301 Sparkman Drive (CTC 116A)
Huntsville, AL 35899

Part-Time Instructors: Digital Animation and Game Design

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

Requirements: Master’s Degree in animation, game design or related disciplines or a minimum of 18 semester ­hours of graduate coursework in animation or game design; previous teaching experience desirable but not required. Salary is dependent on qualifications. Reappointment is dependent on need and a satisfactory review. Review of completed applications is ongoing. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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

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

Part-Time Instructors: Communication Arts

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

Requirements: The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for part-time, non-tenure-track instructors of Communication Arts. Requirements: Master’s Degree in Communication Arts; previous teaching experience desirable but not required. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in Public Speaking and Business and Professional Communication.  Salary is dependent on qualifications. Reappointment is dependent upon need and a satisfactory review. Review of completed applications is ongoing. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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

Pavica Sheldon, Chair
Pavica.sheldon@uah.edu
Department of Communication Arts
The University of Alabama in Huntsville
301 Sparkman Drive (MH 342)
Huntsville, AL 35899

Part-Time Instructors: Philosophy

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

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

Requirements: Master’s Degree in Philosophy with a minimum of 18 semester ­hours of graduate coursework in Philosophy and previous teaching experience. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate introductory courses in Philosophy. Salary is dependent on qualifications. Reappointment is dependent on need and a satisfactory review. Review of completed applications is ongoing. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Application Procedure: Applications for this position should include: a letter of interest, current cv, three letters of reference, and a pedagogical statement.  Applications and inquiries should be directed to:

Nicholaos Jones, Chair
nick.jones@uah.edu
Department of Philosophy
The University of Alabama in Huntsville
301 Sparkman Drive (MOR 332)
Huntsville, AL 35899

Part-Time Instructors: Art Studio Foundations

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

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

Requirements: Master’s Degree in Art Studio or related disciplines with a minimum of 18 semester ­hours of graduate coursework in Art Studio; previous teaching experience desirable but not required. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate foundations courses in Art Studio. Salary is dependent on qualifications. Reappointment is dependent on need and a satisfactory review. Review of completed applications is ongoing. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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

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

Part-Time Instructors: Art History

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

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

Requirements: Master’s Degree in Art History or related disciplines with a minimum of 18 semester ­hours of graduate coursework in Art History; previous teaching experience desirable but not required. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate introductory courses in Art History. Salary is dependent on qualifications. Reappointment is dependent on need and a satisfactory review. Review of completed applications is ongoing. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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

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

Part-Time Instructors: Sociology

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

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

Requirements: Master’s Degree in Sociology or related disciplines with a minimum of 18 semester­ hours of graduate coursework in Sociology; previous teaching experience desirable but not required. Salary is dependent on qualifications. Reappointment is dependent on need and a satisfactory review. Review of completed applications is ongoing. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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

Kyle Knight, Chair
kyle.knight@uah.edu
Department of Sociology
The University of Alabama in Huntsville
301 Sparkman Drive (MOR 344)
Huntsville, AL 35899

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

Part-Time Instructor: Psychology

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

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

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

Description: Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate General Psychology I. Salary is dependent on qualifications. Reappointment is dependent on need and a satisfactory review. Review of completed applications is ongoing. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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

Chair
Department of Psychology
The University of Alabama in Huntsville
301 Sparkman Drive (MOR 321)
Huntsville, AL 35899

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

Part-Time Instructors: World Languages and Cultures

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

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

Requirements: Master’s Degree in Arabic, French, German, Japanese, Latin, Spanish, or Russian or related disciplines with a minimum of 18 semester ­hours of graduate coursework in said language; previous teaching experience desirable but not required. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate introductory and intermediate courses in Arabic, French, German, Japanese, Latin, Spanish or Russian. Salary is dependent on qualifications. Reappointment is dependent on need and a satisfactory review. Review of completed applications is ongoing. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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

Dr. Leslie Kaiura, Interim Chair
leslie.kaiura@uah.edu
Department of World Languages and Cultures
The University of Alabama in Huntsville
301 Sparkman Drive (MOR 302)
Huntsville, AL 35899

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

Part-Time Instructors: History

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

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

Requirements: Master’s Degree in History or related disciplines with a minimum of 18 semester­ hours of graduate coursework in History; previous teaching experience desirable but not required. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate introductory courses in World History. Salary is dependent on qualifications. Reappointment is dependent on need and a satisfactory review. Review of completed applications is ongoing. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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

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

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

Part-Time Instructors: Political Science

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

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

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

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

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

College of Business

September 18, 2019

Assistant Professor of Business Analytics

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

Responsibilities: Conduct and publish high-quality scholarly research in a collegial environment in which both intra- and inter-disciplinary collaborations are valued. Teach analytics-related courses in graduate and undergraduate programs as needed by the college. Participate actively in the profession, university service and outreach to the local community.

Qualifications: A PhD in Business Analytics or a closely related field is required. A PhD from an AACSB accredited institution is preferred. Ability to teach graduate and undergraduate business analytics courses is required. Strong background in business analytics with big data experience, or data analytics in a business context is required for this position. The successful candidate will have a strong academic background, be able to conduct research that is publishable in high quality journals, and have a commitment to excellence in graduate and undergraduate education.  ABD candidates will be considered. However, all requirements for the doctoral degree must be completed by August 1, 2020 to be appointed at the rank of Assistant Professor.

Appointment Date: Fall 2020

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: The College of Business is accredited by AACSB International and has approximately 32 tenured and tenure-track faculty, 35 research and part-time faculty, 1,100 undergraduates and over 350 graduate students. It offers a BSBA degree with majors in management, marketing, information systems, accounting, and finance; a BS in Economics and Computational Analysis degree; and seven graduate degrees: an MBA, and specialized masters' degrees in Accounting, Business Analytics, Cybersecurity, Human Resource Management, Information Systems, and Supply Chain and Logistics Management. UAH has been ranked by the NSF in recent years among the top 10 in the nation for federal funding of research management and economics. For detailed information about the college and its programs, please visit uah.edu/business.

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

APPLICATION PROCEDURE AND DEADLINE: Applicants must submit the following via email to the search committee at mscsearch@uah.edu: a letter of interest, a curriculum vita, three reference letters and unofficial transcripts of all college work (official transcripts will be required if invited for an interview). Review of candidates begins October 1, 2019 but applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. The position will begin in fall 2020.

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

Please refer to log number: 20/21-121

College of Education

October 16, 2019

Assistant or Associate Professor in Special Education

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

ABOUT THE COLLEGE:  The College of Education is comprised of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction and the Department of Kinesiology.  The College offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees in teacher education and a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with concentrations in exercise science, physical education, and sport and fitness management.  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.  The College also offers a Master of Arts in Teaching (5th year Alternative Master’s initial license) and a Master of Education degree with concentrations in Autism Spectrum Disorders, Elementary Education, Secondary Education, English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), Reading Specialist, and Visual Impairments.  All programs have achieved regional and national recognition for excellence and are approved by the Alabama State Department of Education and accredited by NCATE.  For detailed information about the Teacher Education Program at UAH, visit https://www.uah.edu/education

JOB DESCRIPTION/REQUIREMENTS:  The University of Alabama in Huntsville College of Education is seeking a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor of Special Education. The ideal candidate will be well grounded in the knowledge and pedagogy of special education for students PreK-12 exhibiting a range of disabilities. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain scholarly activities, teach courses in special education and engage in school, college, university, and national service.

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION:

•    Teach undergraduate and graduate courses specifically in special education as well as other foundational courses for both the undergraduate and graduate programs within the Department of Curriculum and Instruction;

•    Supervise and mentor students during their internship;

•    Collaborate with colleagues to conduct program/course planning and revision;

•    Engage in scholarly endeavors, including presentations and refereed publications;

•    Provide academic advisement and mentoring;

•    Provide service to the University, College, Community, and Profession;

Minimum Qualifications:

•    An earned doctorate in Special Education or related field (ABD may be considered).

•    Candidate must have a minimum of 30 graduate semester credit hours in special education.

•    Current licensure/certification in special education.

•    Three (3) years minimum of instructional experience with students PreK-12.

Preferred Qualifications:

•    Expertise in Applied Behavior Analysis (i.e., BCBA or BCBA-D) or Visual Impairments.

•    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 special education and administration, education PK-12, 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 or Associate Professor. Salary will be competitive and commensurate to rank, experience, and qualifications. An excellent comprehensive benefits package is available.

Appointment Date: Fall 2020

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Applications will be reviewed as received.  Priority will be given to those applications received by Friday, November 1, 2019.

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:

Special Education Faculty Search
UAH College of Education
Roberts Hall 323
301 Sparkman Drive
Huntsville, AL 35899
marcie.meeves@uah.edu

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

Please direct any questions related to the position to: Dr. Wolfram Verlaan, Chair of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction (wev0001@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: 20/21-625

Adjunct Intern Supervisor Pool - Department of Kinesiology (Part-Time As Needed)

The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for adjunct intern supervisor positions in the Exercise Science and Sport and Fitness Management programs. These positions are part-time faculty positions. Primary responsibilities include supervising and evaluating an assigned number of undergraduate students completing a 6-hour internship in Exercise Science or Sport and Fitness Management.

Additional supervisor responsibilities include:

  • Attending orientation
  • Attending 2-3 intern seminars throughout the semester lead by the internship coordinator
  • Providing the students with all materials on CANVAS/Google Docs
  • Timely and instructive grading of internship assignments, including but not limited to, four on-site observations and evaluations, weekly reflective questions submitted by each intern, final internship project, and final internship binder
  • Traveling to internship sites and meeting with students and internship agency supervisors for two meetings- one prior to the internship starting and one following completion of the internship
  • Completing thorough evaluations/site visits (midterm and final evaluation)
  • Providing regular feedback concerning internship experience, intern performance, and site supervision to the internship coordinator
  • Demonstrating excellent communication skills between the site supervisor, student, and internship coordinator

Qualifications:

Minimum requirements include a Master’s degree in Exercise Science, Sports Management, or a related field. Previous supervisory experience is preferred.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, three professional references (including name, title, email address, and phone number) and official transcripts.

If you are selected as a candidate for consideration by the department/committee, your references will be asked to submit a reference letter on your behalf, and you will be asked to provide official transcripts.

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

For questions or concerns please contact Lauren Wellfare at lauren.wellfare@uah.edu.

Part-Time Instructors: Curriculum and Instruction

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

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

Experience:

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

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Interested candidates should submit a Resume or CV; a cover letter highlighting your teaching experience, particular interest, and your availability (day, evening, etc.); official transcripts from all universities attended; and three (3) letters of recommendation requested prior to hire date.

 

Required documents should be submitted electronically to mem0043@uah.edu

 

Please direct any questions related to the position to: Dr. Wolfram Verlaan, Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction (wolfram.verlaan@uah.edu).

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

Part-Time Instructors: Kinesiology

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

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

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

Required Documents:

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

Required documents should be submitted electronically to lauren.wellfare@uah.edu

Please direct any questions related to the position to: Lauren Wellfare, Staff Assistant, Kinesiology Department (lauren.wellfare@uah.edu).

College of Engineering

November 15, 2019

Lecturer in Civil and Environmental Engineering

JOB DESCRIPTION/REQUIREMENTS: The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for one lecturer position in the area of Environmental Engineering or General Civil Engineering, with a preference in Environmental Engineering.  Outstanding candidates who wish to pursue research including scholarly publications, and contracts, and grants activity might be considered for a clinical assistant professor position.  Preference will be given to those candidates who can teach a variety of environmental engineering and also general civil engineering courses at the graduate and undergraduate level.  Successful applicants will have earned a Ph.D. degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, or a closely related discipline. Applicants should demonstrate commitment to teach courses and mentor students.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering offers the BS, MSE, and PhD degrees in Civil and Environmental Engineering.  The department has four tenured/tenure-earning faculty and one clinical assistant professor with over 170 undergraduate students and about 30 graduate students. The CEE Department has research strengths in the areas of transportation, environmental engineering, structures, materials, sustainability and water resources. Current and previous sources of faculty funding include federal sources such as DOT, NSF, DOE, NASA, and industry.

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: The College of Engineering currently has a research focus that addresses two National Academy of Engineering (NAE) Grand Challenge problems: restore and improve urban infrastructure; and provide access to clean water. The College of Engineering and the CEE department play an important role in solving these challenges. The College enrolls 35% of UAH’s undergraduates in ABET‐accredited programs in aerospace, chemical, civil, computer, electrical, industrial and systems, mechanical engineering.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY:  The University of Alabama in Huntsville, classified as a High Research activity institution, offers academic and research programs in the Colleges of Engineering, Education, Nursing, Business, Science, Professional and Continuing Studies, and Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences, as well as the Honors College. Huntsville maintains one of the highest per capita incomes and standards of living in the Southeast. It is a national center of aerospace and high technology research. The Huntsville area is also home to more than 50 Fortune 500 companies, the Hudson Alpha Institute for Biotechnology, and several federal research facilities, including NASA Marshall Space Flight Center and the Army’s Missile Defense Agency, Materiel Command, Aviation and Missile Command, and Space and Missile Defense Command.

APPLICATION DEADLINE AND PROCEDURE: Review of applicants will begin on December 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Application material (in pdf format) including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy (1-2 pages), and the names of three references, should be sent to ceesearch@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: 20/21-235

Tenure-Track Faculty Positions in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for tenure-track Assistant Professor positions:  one in the general area of Aerospace Engineering and one in Mechanical Engineering with emphasis on thermal science and energy systems.  Applicants should have an earned Ph.D. degree in Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, or a related field.  We seek candidates who can inspire and lead funded research scholarship, enable student success at both the undergraduate and graduate levels through teaching and mentoring, and contribute proactively to university and professional service while contributing to the diversity of the UAH academic community.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: The University of Alabama in Huntsville, classified as a High Research Activity institution, offers academic and research programs in the Colleges of Nursing, Business, Engineering, Science, Education, Professional and Continuing Studies, and Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences, as well as the Honors College.  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, Combat Capabilities Development Command Aviation & Missile Center, and Space and Missile Defense Command.  New manufacturing facilities include those owned by Blue Origin, GE Aviation, Toyota, and Mazda. 

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: The College of Engineering is comprised of five departments and has the largest enrollment of the university’s seven academic colleges.  The College enrolls 35% of UAH’s undergraduates in ABET‐accredited programs in aerospace, chemical, civil, computer, electrical, industrial and systems, and mechanical engineering.    

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The Department offers BS degrees in Mechanical Engineering and in Aerospace Engineering, and an MS and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering and Aerospace Systems Engineering.  Our faculty is comprised of 20 tenure-track/tenured members and 5 full-time lecturers.  Our undergraduate student body is comprised of 743 aerospace engineering students and 667 mechanical engineering students.  We have 174 graduate students in both disciplines.  Our faculty’s research interests include materials for aerospace applications and for energy storage, gas turbine heat transfer, electrochemical energy conversion and storage, design and control of unmanned systems, applications of smart materials, and computational fluid dynamics applied to low-speed combustion and fire applications, fluid-structure interactions, and high-speed aerodynamics.   In addition to its nationally known educational and research activities in rocket propulsion, the Department is engaged in a wide range of research activities currently funded by NSF, DOD, NASA, DOE, USDA, the State of Alabama, and several corporate sponsors.  

APPLICATION PROCEDURE AND DEADLINE: 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

Consideration of applications will begin immediately, and the search will remain open until the positions are filled.  A starting date at the beginning of the Fall 2020 term is anticipated.  Attendance in new-faculty orientation sessions prior to the first class day of the starting term is required.

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 the following log numbers:

Aerospace Engineering Position: 20/21-233

Mechanical Engineering Position: 20/21-234

Assistant Professor in Structural Engineering

JOB DESCRIPTION/REQUIREMENTS: The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in the area of structural engineering starting in Fall 2020.   Applicants must have an earned doctoral degree from an accredited civil engineering program, or a closely related field, before Fall 2020 to be considered.  Preference will be given to applicants in one or more of the following research areas: resilient infrastructure systems, structural reliability, risk and vulnerability modeling, multi-hazard engineering, and structural health monitoring. Applicants with background in geomaterials, waste remediation, and soil-structures interaction are also encouraged to apply.  We seek candidates who can inspire and lead funded research and scholarship, enable student success at both the undergraduate and graduate levels through teaching and mentoring, and contribute proactively to university and professional service while contributing to the diversity of the UAH academic community.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH), classified as a High Research Activity institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, offers academic and research programs in the Colleges of Engineering, Nursing, Education, Science, Business, Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences, and Professional and Continuing Studies, as well as the Honors College. Huntsville maintains one of the highest per capita incomes and standards of living in the Southeast and is home to many aerospace and high technology research corporations. Huntsville and surrounding communities present many opportunities for healthcare research and professional practice. The Huntsville area is also home to more than 50 Fortune 500 companies, the Hudson Alpha Institute for Biotechnology, and several federal research facilities, including NASA Marshall Space Flight Center and the Army’s Missile Defense Agency (MDA), Materiel Command, Aviation and Missile Command, and Space and Missile Defense Command.

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: The College of Engineering currently has a research focus that addresses three National Academy of Engineering (NAE) Grand Challenge problems: secure cyberspace; restore and improve urban infrastructure; and engineer tools of scientific discovery.  The College enrolls nearly 35% of UAH’s undergraduates in ABET-accredited programs in aerospace, chemical, civil, computer, electrical, industrial and systems, mechanical, and optical engineering. The College has made recent investments in materials engineering, energy storage, cybersecurity, and systems engineering.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The CEE Department is a relatively small department with growth potential.  It has four tenured and tenure track faculty, and two clinical faculty/lecturers. UAH CEE research strengths include: transportation, traffic modeling, urban planning, structural engineering and hazard mitigation, steel and self-centering structures, advanced infrastructure materials, advanced water/wastewater treatment, water reuse, decentralized treatment, and nonpoint 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 BS 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.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Please submit applications electronically to ceesearch@uah.edu. Complete applications should include a current curriculum vita, a statement of teaching and research interest, and a list of at least three professional references.

The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer of minorities/ females/ veterans/ disabled. Consistent with our core values of integrity, respect, diligence, excellence, inclusiveness and diversity, the University strongly encourages applications from members of all under-represented groups. An offer of employment at the University is contingent upon the results of a criminal background check.

Contact:

Amanda Hancock
Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Alabama in Huntsville
301 Sparkman Dr
Olin B. King Technology Hall S201
Huntsville, AL 35899
Phone Number: 256-824-6854
Fax Number: 256-824-6724
Email: ceesearch@uah.edu

Please refer to log number 20/21-232

Part-Time Instructors: College of Engineering 101

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

The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for part-time, non-tenure-track instructors for undergraduate ENG 101 (Intro Computing Engineers) courses offered by the College of Engineering. (3) Semester Hours. This course introduces students to the fundamental principles of programming for solving engineering problems. It familiarizes students with the process of computational thinking and the translation of real-life engineering to computational problems. Languages covered include Matlab, Python, and others as appropriate.

Requirements: A Master’s (or PhD) degree in an engineering discipline.  Reappointment will be dependent on need and a satisfactory review.  Review of applications will be ongoing.  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.

Application Procedure: Applications for this position should include: (1) a letter of interest including any teaching experience, (2) current resume, (3) official transcripts and (4) contact information for three references including their name, address, phone number and email.

Application and Inquiries should be directed to:

Dr. Shankar Mahalingam
coedean@uah.edu
College of Engineering
ENG 102
The University of Alabama Huntsville
Huntsville, AL 35899

Part-Time Instructors: Chemical and Materials Engineering

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

The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for part-time, non-tenure-track instructors for undergraduate and graduate courses offered by the chemical and materials engineering department. Some of the courses for which we seek instructors are: Quantitative Modeling for Chemical Engineers (CHE 347), Unit Operations Laboratory (CHE 439 and CHE 440), Transport Phenomena (CHE 648 and CHE 649), Advanced Thermodynamics (CHE 641), and Catalysis and Reactor Design (CHE 658).

We do have an immediate need for an instructor for Spring 2019 who can teach Process Safety & Toxicology (CHE 485): (3) Semester Hours.

Process Safety & Toxicology: Fundamentals of process safety and aspects toxicology. Requires the application of chemical engineering concepts to review and analyze case studies to learn from industrial accidents. Introduces regulatory and design concepts.

Requirements: An undergraduate degree in chemical engineering, Master’s (or PhD) degree in engineering (preferably in chemical engineering) with a minimum of 18 hours graduate course work in core chemical engineering courses and a willingness/desire to help students with experimental techniques and analysis.  The salary will be dependent on qualifications.  Reappointment will be dependent on need and a satisfactory review.  Review of applications will be ongoing.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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

Application and Inquiries should be directed to:

Dr. Anu Subramanian, Chair
anu.subramanian@uah.edu 
Chemical and Materials Engineering
ENG 117
The University of Alabama Huntsville
Huntsville, AL 35899
(256) 824-6194 (voice)

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College of Nursing

November 7, 2019

Full-Time Undergraduate Clinical-Track Position

Positions available: FT Undergraduate Clinical Track position at the rank of Clinical Instructor or Clinical Assistant Professor. The Clinical Track position is a 9-month position teaching in the undergraduate program with a focus on pediatrics, medical surgical, and/or critical care.

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 pediatrics, medical surgical nursing, and/or critical care. Faculty are expected to engage in active teaching and learning strategies, i.e., flipped classroom and unfolding case studies and utilize Canvas, UAH’s Learning Management System for all courses.

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

The College of Nursing: The College of Nursing offers a traditional BSN, RN/BSN, MSN, and DNP programs, which are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). A Joint Nursing Science PhD program began summer 2019. The College's total fall 2019 enrollment was 1,440 students with 846 undergraduate students and 594 graduate students, which includes master's and post-master's students (Acute Care NP, FNP, and Nursing Administration Tracks), and DNP students. Extensive distance education programs are offered. The College of Nursing currently cooperates with more than 1000 sites for clinical education. All programs provide opportunities to make a difference in healthcare delivery, teaching and research.

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

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

The position will remain open for seven days. 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: Dr. Donna Guerra /Chair, Faculty Search Committee, UAH, College of Nursing, NB 316, 256-824-2443, donna.guerra@uah.edu.

The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer/minorities/males/veterans/disabled. Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory background check.

Please refer to log number: 20/21-447

Full-Time Temporary Undergraduate Clinical-Track Position

Positions available: FT Temporary Undergraduate Clinical Track position at the rank of Clinical Instructor or Clinical Assistant Professor. The Temporary Clinical Track position is for spring 2020 from January 2, 2020 through April 30, 2020 teaching in the undergraduate program with a focus on pediatrics, medical surgical, and /or critical care. 

Requirements: Clinical Track: A doctoral degree (or in process) is preferred, 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 pediatrics, medical surgical nursing, and/or critical care. Faculty are expected to engage in active teaching and learning strategies, i.e., flipped classroom and unfolding case studies and utilize Canvas, UAH’s Learning Management System for all courses.

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

The College of Nursing: The College of Nursing offers a traditional BSN, RN/BSN, MSN, and DNP programs, which are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). A Joint Nursing Science PhD program began summer 2019. The College's total fall 2019 enrollment was 1,440 students with 846 undergraduate students and 594 graduate students, which includes master's and post-master's students (Acute Care NP, FNP, and Nursing Administration Tracks), and DNP students. Extensive distance education programs are offered. The College of Nursing currently cooperates with more than 1300 sites for clinical education. All programs provide opportunities to make a difference in healthcare delivery, teaching and research.

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

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

The position will remain open for seven days. 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: Dr. Amelia Lanz /Chair, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs, UAH, College of Nursing, NB 227H, 256-824-6742, amelialanz@uah.edu.

The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer/minorities/males/veterans/disabled.
Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory background check.

Please refer to log number: 20/21-446

Full-Time Undergraduate Clinical-Track Position

Position available: FT Undergraduate Clinical Track position at the rank of Clinical Instructor or Clinical Assistant Professor. The Clinical Track position is a 9-month position teaching in the undergraduate program with a focus on medical surgical nursing.

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 nursing. Faculty are expected to engage in active teaching and learning strategies, i.e., flipped classroom and unfolding case studies and utilize Canvas, UAH’s Learning Management System for all courses.

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

The College of Nursing: The College of Nursing offers a traditional BSN, RN-BSN, MSN, and DNP programs, which are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). A Joint Nursing Science PhD program began in summer 2019. The College's total fall 2018 enrollment was 1442 students with 850 undergraduate students and 592 graduate students, which includes master's and post-master's students (Acute Care NP, FNP, and Nursing Administration Tracks), and DNP students. Extensive distance education programs are offered. The College of Nursing currently cooperates with more than 1300 sites for clinical education. All programs provide opportunities to make a difference in healthcare delivery, teaching and research.

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

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

The position will remain open for seven days. 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: Dr. Donna Guerra /Chair, Faculty Search Committee, UAH, College of Nursing, NB 316, 256-824-2443, donna.guerra@uah.edu.

The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer/minorities/males/veterans/disabled. Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory background check.

Please refer to log number: 20/21-445

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College of Professional and Continuing Studies

May 17, 2019

Clinical Assistant Professor or Lecturer in Engineering Technology

The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for a full-time Clinical Assistant Professor or Lecturer to assist with undergraduate course development and instruction for online and blended courses in the area of Engineering Technology offered through the College of Professional and Continuing Studies.  

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY:  The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH), classified as a High Research Activity Institution, offers academic and research programs in the Colleges of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Business, Education, Engineering, Nursing, Professional and Continuing Studies, and Science, as well as the Honors College. Huntsville maintains one of the highest per capita incomes and standards of living in the Southeast, with military, space, telecommunications, biotechnology, diversified manufacturing and a variety of emerging specialties providing a diverse range of government and private industry opportunities.

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

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT:  Professional Studies is a new academic department supporting two interdisciplinary degrees, Bachelor of Science/Arts in Professional Studies (BPS).  The department provides an academic environment that supports adult learners returning to higher education to complete their education and expand their career options.  To meet the academic and logistical needs of adult students, the department offers specialized credit courses and well-defined services that advocate student success.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Consideration of applications will begin immediately, and the search will remain open until the position is filled.  Applications will be processed as received.

UAH is seeking a Clinical Assistant Professor or Lecturer for the department of Professional Studies, to support a new concentration in Engineering Technology (ET) within the Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies.  The incumbent will work closely with the Dean to develop and promote UAH’s new adult degree completion program.  The individual will contribute to the mission, vision, and core values of the College by teaching in accordance to best practices and ABET accreditation requirements. Course areas:  Engineering Technology Foundations; Computer-Aided Design; Statistics; Strength of Materials; Dynamics; Electrical Circuits and Systems Manufacturing; Instrumentation and Measurement Systems; and Engineering Communications.

Responsibilities of the Position

  • Teaching undergraduate Engineering Technology courses;
  • Developing quality online and hybrid curriculum;
  • Assisting with the coordination and oversight of part-time ET faculty;
  • Providing leadership  and commitment to build and maintain a high-quality degree program;
  • Advising and mentoring students;
  • Collaborating with colleagues to conduct program and course planning and revisions;
  • Attending meetings, training sessions, and recruitment opportunities; and
  • Providing service to the University, College and Profession as applicable.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Clinical Assistant Professor - Terminal degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology or a related field; preferably with 18 hours of graduate level courses in Mechanical, Aerospace and/or Civil Engineering; experience teaching in a higher education environment.
  • Lecturer - Master’s Degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology, or a related field;  preferably with 18 hours of graduate level courses in Mechanical, Aerospace, and/or Civil Engineering.
  • Knowledge of best practices for teaching, advising, and mentoring adult learners;
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development to maintain currency in the field; and
  • Experience in designing/facilitating online and blended delivery courses.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Two or more years teaching experience in a higher education environment;
  • Knowledge and experience collaborating with community colleges, veteran organizations, and/or government/industry on educational partnerships and/or scholarship opportunities.

Rank and Salary: Both positions are non-tenure track.  Salary will be competitive and commensurate to rank, experience, and qualifications.  An excellent comprehensive benefits package is available.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications are being processed as received.  If interested, please send a cover letter of interest, curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, and names of three (3) references including address, phone number, and email address to: Dr. Karen Clanton, Dean, UAH College of Professional and Continuing Studies, WIL 145, 301 Sparkman Dr., Huntsville, AL 35899, 256-824-6013, PCSDeansOffice@uah.edu.

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

Please refer to log number: 19/20-701

Part-Time Lecturer in Engineering Technology

POSITION AVAILABLE:  UAH is seeking a part-time, renewable non-tenure track Lecturer in Engineering Technology, in support of a Bachelor of Arts/Science in Professional Studies.  This twelve-month part-time position is an exciting opportunity to be on the ground floor of shaping a new interdisciplinary degree program and adding a new concentration area in Engineering Technology. The incumbent will work closely with the Dean and faculty members to develop the new concentration curriculum.

Responsibilities of the Position include:

  • Knowledge of subject matter and course content;
  • Knowledge of instructional design and effective teaching techniques;
  • Ability to instruct, motivate, and evaluate students;
  • Experience with online course development and instruction;
  • Understanding of ABET accreditation requirements;
  • Willing to participate actively in the profession, university service, and outreach to the region’s businesses, governments, and the community at large.
  • Collaboration with colleagues to conduct program/course planning, development and revisions.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Engineering Technology or Engineering or a master’s degree in a related field with 18 graduate hours in Engineering Technology or Engineering;
  • Knowledge of best practices for teaching, advising, and mentoring adult learner;
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development to maintain currency in the field;
  • Knowledge and experience in designing curriculum and instruction; experience also facilitating online and blended delivery courses, preferred.

Rank and Salary: Salary will be competitive and commensurate to rank, experience, and qualifications.

ABOUT THE COLLEGE:  The mission of the College of Professional and Continuing Studies (PCS) is to increase enrollment and retention of adult learners; enhance and diversify academic offerings through quality interdisciplinary undergraduate programming; respond quickly and responsibly to workforce development needs; and promote and expand lifelong learning opportunities.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT:  Professional Studies is a newly formed academic department supporting new interdisciplinary degrees, Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science in Professionals Studies (BPS).  BPS degrees are designed for adults who have prior college and/or work experience, but have yet to obtain a four-year degree.  Students may transfer up to 75% of previously completed coursework.  The program offers a well-rounded education through an interdisciplinary curriculum with established concentrations areas.  Graduates learn a selected area of concentration, how to communicate effectively, make informed decisions, and use analytical and critical thinking.  Concentration areas currently include Leadership Strategies and Dynamics; Organizational Studies; and Technology, Science and Society.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications for this position should include: (1) a letter of interest, (2) current resume or CV, (3) official transcripts and (4) contact information for three references including their name, address, phone number and email address to: Dr. Karen Clanton, Dean, UAH College of Professional and Continuing Studies, WIL 145, 301 Sparkman Dr., Huntsville, AL 35899, 256-824-6013, PCSDeansOffice@uah.edu.

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

College of Science

November 15, 2019

Assistant Professor in Space Science

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: The University of Alabama in Huntsville, classified as a High Research Activity institution, offers academic and research programs in the Colleges of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, Business, Education, Engineering, Nursing, Professional and Continuing Studies, and Science, as well as the Honors College. 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 UAH College of Science advances cutting-edge research and offers first-rate degree programs thanks to our distinguished faculty and state-of-the-art facilities. Our location in Huntsville facilitates partnerships and collaborations with NASA, the US Army, NOAA, the HudsonAlpha Institute of Biotechnology, and the numerous high-tech companies located in Cummings Research Park, the second largest research park in the country.

College of Science students enjoy the benefits of a research-intensive institution in a medium-sized university, including a 16:1 student-to-professor ratio and numerous research, leadership, and co-op/internship opportunities. The vibrant UAH campus, diverse student population, and academic and social organizations provide an enriching and cross-disciplinary student life experience. USA Today, Princeton Review, Consumers Digest, and Payscale have ranked UAH as a top educational value.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: UAH is a recognized leader in space research, and the Department of Space Science was created to develop a corresponding academic program with a national ranking.

Our faculty and researchers study cosmic plasmas and radiation and how they interact with each other from microscopic to galactic scales. Over 99% of the visible universe is in a plasma state. We employ cutting edge theory, modeling, and observational techniques to learn about this most abundant, yet still enigmatic, form of matter.

The Department is a graduate program exclusively, offering an MS or PhD degree in Space Science, although we also teach an undergraduate class in space science for the UAH Honors College. Our students develop a broad spectrum of skills, including computational science, data analysis, analytic theory, and space instrumentation development. Our graduates work at NASA centers, national labs, universities in the US and abroad, and in private industry.

The department enjoys close collaborations with the Center for Space Plasma and Aeronomic Research (CSPAR) and with NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center. We run several summer schools and an NSF Research Experience for Undergraduate (REU) program.

Created in September 2013, the Department of Space Science is the newest department in the College of Science at UAH.

Our areas of expertise include

  • Outer atmosphere of the Sun,
  • Solar wind,
  • The heliosphere,
  • Interstellar medium,
  • Gamma-ray bursts,
  • Cosmic rays.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Reviewing of applicants will begin, 1/12/2020.

JOB DESCRIPTION/REQUIREMENTS:  The Department of Space Science is seeking an outstanding scientist and teacher to fill a tenure-track assistant professor position in the field of heliophysics, ideally with a focus on the physics of the interaction of the solar wind with the local interstellar medium (LISM), broadly defined. Although our focus is on the field of the interaction of the solar wind with the LISM, we will consider applications that reflect broader interests in the field of solar wind and interplanetary physics. Areas of particular interest to the Department include solar physics, interplanetary and heliospheric physics, magnetospheric and ionospheric physics, physics of the very local interstellar medium, cosmic rays and energetic particles, and theoretical, computational, and observational space physics. The ideal candidate will complement existing strengths within the Department while expanding significantly research capabilities and competencies. We are seeking someone who uses any of theory, modeling, or observations to address one or more of the areas of interest. The successful candidate will teach graduate-level courses primarily, will develop at least two new advanced graduate level courses reflecting their research expertise, and will mentor graduate students pursuing MS and PhD degrees and undergraduate students in summer programs. It is expected that the successful candidate will have a PhD or equivalent degree in a field appropriate to the job description above and will have and pursue independent research funding.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Applicants must submit a complete CV, a list of publications, a list of awarded research grants, a research statement, a teaching statement, and arrange to have three letters of reference sent to the SPA Faculty Search Committee 2020, Department of Space Science, Cramer Research Hall, 320 Sparkman Drive, Huntsville, AL 35899 or by email to vab0002@uah.edu with the header Faculty Search Committee 2020. Applications will remain open until position is filled.

Inquiries regarding the position or the procedure for application can be directed to Prof. Gary P. Zank and Ms. Veronica Belser, respectively. 

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

Please refer to log number: 20/21-553.

Lecturer in Mathematical Sciences

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 2020.  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 mathchair@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, classified as a High Research Activity institution, offers academic and research programs in the Colleges of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Business, Education, Engineering, Nursing, Science, and Professional and Continuing Studies, as well as the Honors College.  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 University of Alabama in Huntsville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer of minorities/ females/ veterans/ disabled.

Please refer to log number: 20/21-552

Pei-Ling Chan Chair of Physics

The Department of Physics & Astronomy at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) seeks an innovative research leader to either complement and expand our current expertise in astrophysics, optics and photonics, and nonlinear materials, or broaden our research portfolio into biophysics, biophotonics, quantum computing, or related fields. 

This endowed position offers an exciting opportunity for joint research, educational projects, and collaborations within the department, college, university, and the local high-tech community. Opportunities for research collaborations exist in UAH’s Research Centers, the neighboring NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, the HudsonAlpha Institute of Biotechnology, Redstone Arsenal, and several other non-profit, government, and industrial partners located in Cummings Research Park, the Huntsville/Madison/Decatur area, and the region.

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree and have credentials in research and teaching suitable for appointment as Professor. He or she will also have a record of securing external funding and of supporting and graduating Ph.D. students. Applicants should submit a single PDF document containing a

  1. CV,
  2. Description of research and teaching experience,
  3. Contact information for three references, and a
  4. Brief plan for research to be undertaken at UAH

to phchan@uah.edu.

For more information, contact Dr. James Miller, Professor & Chair, Department of

Physics & Astronomy at the above email address. The deadline for applications is January 31, 2020. Early applications are encouraged, as completed applications will be reviewed and interviews scheduled on a rolling basis.

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

Please refer to log number: 20/21-551

Dean of the College of Science

The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) seeks someone with a strong sense of vision and experience in strategic planning to be the Dean of the College of Science. Reporting to the Provost, the Dean has the responsibility for providing academic and advancement leadership for the college. With an understanding of the role of high quality research in driving the educational mission of the college, the Dean will cultivate and foster an appreciation for the relationship between research and teaching at all levels. The Dean will collaborate with the college’s dedicated and accomplished faculty to create and improve nationally recognized academic programs at the undergraduate, masters, and Ph.D. levels. The UAH College of Science is an integral partner in the region’s scientific and technology communities. As such, the Dean will provide effective leadership in outreach to community, industrial, governmental, educational, and research stakeholders on behalf of the college and university.

Desired Qualifications are:

  • a dedication to visionary leadership and strategic planning
  • distinguished academic administrative experience, preferably with line responsibility at a research university
  • a strong record of education or teaching engagement and research productivity necessary for appointment as a tenured professor
  • a commitment to recruitment, development, and support of faculty, staff and students from diverse backgrounds
  • excellent interpersonal skills and a track record of working effectively with faculty, students, staff and external constituents
  • a commitment to student success and promoting measures to increase student retention, persistence, and graduation rate
  • a commitment to providing course schedule flexibility and different modalities of course delivery including developing and delivering online courses at all levels and developing and delivering online academic programs.
  • a record of serving as PI and participating in extramural research grants and contracts and of mentoring and enabling others to participate in seeking and receiving extramural research funding.
  • an interest and record of participating in advancement and fundraising activities
  • the ability to articulate the College's mission, vision, and strategy effectively and represent the college to external constituencies
  • Ability to manage and prioritize financial, human, and facility resources

The College: The College of Science at UAH comprises seven departments and 97 full-time faculty. It offers undergraduate degrees in Biology, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth System Science, Mathematics, and Physics; masters degrees in Atmospheric Science, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Earth System Science, Materials Science, Mathematics, Optics and Photonics Technology, Physics, and Space Science; and Ph.D. degrees in Applied Mathematics, Atmospheric Science, Biotechnology Science & Engineering, Computer Science, Materials Science, Optical Science & Engineering, Physics, and Space Science. The College of Science plays a key role in Charger Foundations, the University's general education curriculum, and participates in interdisciplinary minors or programs. The College has ABET-accreditation in Computer Science and ACS accreditation for approved Chemistry courses.

The University: UAH offers 88 degree-granting programs that meet the highest standards of excellence, including 41 bachelor’s, 31 master’s, and 16 doctoral degree programs through its seven Academic Colleges: Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Business; Education; Engineering; Nursing; Professional and Continuing Studies; and Science as well as the Graduate School. The UAH Honors College blends traditional emphasis on arts and sciences and critical thinking with a practical, career-oriented education. Over the past decade, the University has implemented strategic and campus master plans that have resulted in substantial growth. The University has undertaken more than $160 million in new construction. UAH enrollment is approximately 9,990, including approximately 2,000 graduate students. The undergraduate class is made up of 42% women and 58% men. The UAH 2019 freshman class scored an average of 28 on the ACT examination. UAH is number one in Alabama both for early career pay after graduation and for the economic outcomes of its graduates. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching rates UAH as a “high” research activity institution. Under the leadership of its new President, the University is well-positioned to continue growing its enrollment and reputation.

UAH is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. Some departments and programs also hold accreditation or certification from professional associations, including the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology and the American Chemical Society.

The Greater Huntsville Community: Huntsville has an international reputation as a high tech center with ties to NASA, the Army’s 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 approximately 300 companies. For more information on the Greater Huntsville Community, visit http://www.huntsvillealabamausa.com.

Applications, nominations, and confidential inquiries are welcome. 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 five references. Please send nominations or applications to search.cosdean@uah.edu. For additional information or questions, please contact Jason Greene, Dean of the College of Business and Chair of the Search Committee at jason.greene@uah.edu or Peggy Bower, Search Committee Support at bowerp@uah.edu. For full consideration, applications should be submitted by December 1, 2019, although applications will be received until the position is filled.

Search Committee for Dean, College of Science
ATTN: Peggy Bower, Office of the Provost
The University of Alabama in Huntsville
Huntsville, AL 35899

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

Please refer to log number: 20/21-548

Assistant Professor of Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) invites applicants for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level beginning August 2020 to support the gaming and entertainment computing program.

A Ph.D. in computer science or a closely related area is required. The successful candidate will have a strong academic background and be able to secure and perform funded research in areas typical for publication in well-regarded academic conference and journal venues. In addition, the candidate should embrace the opportunity to provide undergraduate education.

The department has a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, research, and service; the candidate should have good communication skills, strong teaching potential, and research accomplishments.

UAH is located in an expanding, high-technology area, in close proximity to Cummings Research Park, the second largest research park in the nation and the fourth largest in the world. Nearby are the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, the Army’s Redstone Arsenal, numerous Fortune 500 and high tech companies. UAH also has an array of research centers, including information technology and cybersecurity. In short, collaborative research opportunities are abundant, and many well-educated and highly technically skilled people are in the area. There is also access to excellent public schools and inexpensive housing.

UAH has an enrollment of approximately 9,900 students. The Computer Science department offers BS, MS, and PhD degrees in Computer Science and contributes to interdisciplinary degrees. Faculty research interests are varied and include cybersecurity, mobile computing, data science, software engineering, visualization, graphics and game computing, multimedia, AI, image processing, pattern recognition, and distributed systems.  Recent NSF figures indicate the university ranks 30th in the nation in overall federal research funding in computer science.

Interested  parties  must  submit  a  detailed  resume  with  references  to  info@cs.uah.edu or Chair,  Search  Committee,  Department of Computer  Science,  The  University  of  Alabama  in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL 35899.  Qualified female and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Initial review  of  applicants  will  begin  as they are received  and  continue  until  a suitable candidate is found.

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

Please refer to log number: 20/21-549

Lecturer in Chemistry

JOB DESCRIPTION/REQUIREMENTS:  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 January 2020. Applicants must possess at least a M.S. degree in an area of chemistry, while a Ph.D. is preferred. 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 fall and spring at the undergraduate and graduate level.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Send letter of application, vita, official transcripts and contact information for three references by email to chem.admin@uah.edu. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: The University of Alabama in Huntsville, classified as a High Research Activity institution, offers academic and research programs in the Colleges of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Business, Education, Engineering, Nursing, Professional and Continuing Studies, and Science, as well as the Honors College.  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 Science (CoS) is committed to providing an excellent research and academic experience with opportunities for professional development and leadership. We offer vibrant degree programs and leading-edge research labs. The CoS provides a unique environment where students excel in classroom settings that promote active learning through interactions and discussions.  

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of Chemistry is accredited by the American Chemical Society (ACS) and offers a certified undergraduate degree with concentrations ranging from Biochemistry to Business. We also offer graduate degrees in Chemistry, Materials Science and Biotechnology Science & Engineering with cutting-edge research components.

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

Please refer to log number: 19/20-547

Clinical Assistant Professor of Physics & Astronomy

The Department of Physics & Astronomy at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) invites applications for a non-tenure track position at the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will play an integral role in the development and teaching of general physics lecture courses as well as upper-level undergraduate/graduate courses for physics majors and students specializing in optics as physics majors, while contributing to the ongoing evolution of our core missions in teaching and research. Responsibilities also include participation in the following: science outreach, instructional innovation resulting in improved student learning, effective use of technology, and distance learning.

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

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

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

For more information, contact Dr. James Miller, Professor & Chair, Department of Physics & Astronomy at phcap@uah.edu. Review of complete applications will begin on June 1, 2019 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 19/20-546


Part-Time Instructors: Mathematical Sciences

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

Requirements: The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for part-time, non-tenure-track instructors of introductory courses in Mathematical Sciences.  Requirements: Master’s Degree or Ph.D. in Mathematics; previous teaching experience desirable but not required. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate introductory courses in Mathematics. Salary is dependent on qualifications. Reappointment is dependent on need and a satisfactory review. Review of completed applications is ongoing. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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

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

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


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