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College of Business

 

 Announcement of Clinical Assistant Professor in Information Systems-Cybersecurity Position

College of Business

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

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

Responsibilities: Teach graduate and undergraduate Information Systems and Cybersecurity courses, which include but are not limited to introduction to cybersecurity, computer forensics, cybersecurity management and network security to support the college’s graduate and undergraduate programs in IS and Cybersecurity.  Conduct and publish quality applied research in a collegial environment in which both intra- and inter-disciplinary collaborations are valued. Participate actively in the profession, university service and outreach to the region’s businesses, governments, and the community at large.

Qualifications: A candidate must have a PhD in Information Systems, Cybersecurity or a related discipline. A PhD from an AACSB accredited institution is preferred. Candidates must have and maintain scholarly or professional activities in their area of specialization sufficient to meet the college’s AACSB qualification standards, and have a commitment to excellence in graduate and undergraduate education. We prefer candidates with teaching experience at the undergraduate and graduate levels and those who have the potential to engage with businesses, organizations, and federal agencies in the region. The successful candidate must be eligible to hold U.S. security clearance as a condition of employment.

Appointment Date: Fall 2021

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 Active institution, offers academic and research programs in the colleges of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; Business; Education; Engineering; Nursing; Professional Studies; and Science.  The University of Alabama in Huntsville is adjacent to Cummings Research Park and Redstone Arsenal, which is home to more than 75 federal agencies, including the U.S. Army Materiel Command, NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center, the U.S. Missile Defense Agency, the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency’s Missile and Space Intelligence Center, and a new $1 billion investment to expand the FBI campus. UAH is a National Security Agency Department of Homeland Security Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CDE) and Cyber Research (CAE-R). The UAH Center for Cybersecurity Research and Engineering (CCRE, https://www.uah.edu/ccre) has seventeen full time staff and nineteen affiliated faculty. CCRE has active research programs with the U.S. Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Navy, National Security Agency, National Science Foundation, and local corporations. UAH is also proud to offer the National Science Foundation CyberCorps Scholarship for Service. For more information about UAH, see uah.edu/about.

ABOUT HUNTSVILLE: The Huntsville area is a culturally diverse community and maintains one of the highest per capita incomes and standards of living in the Southeast. It has been named by Business Insider as one of the best cities to live in America. Known as “Rocket City,” Huntsville has a major presence of technology, space, and defense industries, which allows the city to offer a variety of educational, recreational, and cultural opportunities. The population of the metropolitan area is over 400,000 and growing. Huntsville’s Cummings Research Park is the country’s second largest research and technology park, containing nearly 300 companies employing 29,000 people involved in technology research and development.  Huntsville has a high concentration of Ph.D.’s, engineers, and STEM workers, and is recognized as a leading technology city with a rapidly expanding and diverse corporate ecosystem that is rich in innovation. Several museums and historic sites can be found in Huntsville, including the Huntsville Museum of Art, the Burritt Museum and Park, the EarlyWorks Children’s Museum, the Alabama Constitution Village, the Huntsville Botanical Gardens, Monte Sano State Park, and the U.S. Space and Rocket Center.  An active downtown arts and entertainment district, including Broadway and symphony performances, contribute to Huntsville’s vibrant cultural life. 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 ISsearch@uah.edu: a letter of interest, a curriculum vita, evidence of teaching performance, and three reference letters. Review of candidates begins January 15, 2021 but applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. The position will begin in fall 2021.

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

Please refer to log number: 21/22-124

  

College of Education

 

Announcement of Clinical Assistant Professor in Applied Behavior Analysis

Department of Curriculum and Instruction (College of Education)

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: The University of Alabama in Huntsville, classified as a Higher Research Activity institution, offers academic and research programs in the Colleges of Education, Nursing, Business Administration, Engineering, Science, Professional Studies, and Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. For more information about UAH, see uah.edu/about.

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: The College of Education offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees in teacher education and exercise science. The Department of Curriculum and Instruction serves undergraduate 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), a Master of Education degree with concentrations in Autism Spectrum Disorders, Elementary Education, Secondary Education, ESOL, Reading Specialist, and Visual Impairments, and a Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis. All programs have achieved regional and national­ recognition for excellence and are approved by the Alabama State Department of Education and are CAEP accredited.  For detailed information about the College of Education at UAH, visit http://www.uah.edu/education.

ABOUT HUNTSVILLE: The Huntsville area is a culturally diverse community and maintains one of the highest per capita incomes and standards of living in the Southeast. It has been named by Business Insider as one of the best cities to live in America. Known as “Rocket City,” Huntsville has a major presence of technology, space, and defense industries, which allows the city to offer a variety of educational, recreational, and cultural opportunities. The population of the metropolitan area is over 400,000 and growing. Huntsville’s Cummings Research Park is the country’s second largest research and technology park, containing nearly 300 companies employing 29,000 people involved in technology research and development.  Huntsville has a high concentration of Ph.D.’s, engineers, and STEM workers, and is recognized as a leading technology city with a rapidly expanding and diverse corporate ecosystem that is rich in innovation. Several museums and historic sites can be found in Huntsville, including the Huntsville Museum of Art, the Burritt Museum and Park, the EarlyWorks Children’s Museum, the Alabama Constitution Village, the Huntsville Botanical Gardens, Monte Sano State Park, and the U.S. Space and Rocket Center.  An active downtown arts and entertainment district, including Broadway and symphony performances, contribute to Huntsville’s vibrant cultural life. For more information about Huntsville and its convenient location to Nashville, Birmingham, and Atlanta, please visit http://www.huntsville.org.           

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  To assure full consideration, application materials should be submitted no later than March 1, 2021.  Position is open until filled.

JOB DESCRIPTION/REQUIREMENTS:   The University of Alabama in Huntsville College of Education is seeking a Clinical Assistant Professor in Applied Behavior Analysis. We are seeking an enthusiastic individual committed to support the establishment of our newly established Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis.

Responsibilities of the position include:            

  • Oversee supervised fieldwork for students in the M.S. in ABA program;
  • Teach graduate courses in applied behavior analysis;
  • Collaborate with colleagues to conduct program/course planning and revision;
  • Provide academic advisement and mentoring;
  • Provide service to the University, College, Profession, and Community.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate in applied behavior analysis, psychology, education, or any related field from an accredited institution. ABD may be considered, but doctorate must be completed by the start of the 2021 academic year;
  • Current Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA or BCBA-D) certification;
  • Licensed Behavior Analysis in the state of Alabama (or eligible for licensure);
  • Understanding of current standards within the behavior analysis field;
  • Experience with experience standards related to clinical hours and/or fieldwork;
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development to maintain currency in the field;
  • Experience using current technology to support teaching and learning.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Three (3) or more years of successful experience as a BCBA or BCBA-D;
  • Experience supervising BCBA trainees;
  • Successful university teaching experience, particularly courses in applied behavior analysis;
  • Experience in the development of courses and fieldwork experiences;
  • In-depth understanding of issues and research within the field of applied behavior analysis;
  • Knowledge and experience in designing and facilitating online and blended delivery courses;
  • Experience with Learning Management Systems (Canvas, Blackboard, etc.)

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

Appointment Date:  Fall 2021

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, BCBA certificate, and three current (within the past year) letters of recommendation to:

Applied Behavior Analysis Clinical Assistant Professor Faculty Search

UAH College of Education

Roberts Hall 323

301 Sparkman Drive

Huntsville, AL  35899

mem0043@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/ minorities/ females/ veterans/ disabled.

Please refer to log number: 21/22-628

 

 

Announcement of Clinical Assistant Professor in Sport and Fitness Management Position

Department of Kinesiology (College of Education)

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

ABOUT THE POSITION: The Department of Kinesiology at The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for a full-time, renewable non-tenure track Clinical Assistant Professor in Sport and Fitness Management. We seek applicants that welcome the opportunity to contribute to an emerging and vibrant academically diverse department.

Responsibilities: Teach courses in the Sport and Fitness Management program. Actively conduct, publish, and present quality applied research in a collegial environment in which both intra- and inter-disciplinary collaborations are highly valued. Participate impactfully in the sport management profession, contribute to university service, and engage in outreach to the region’s businesses, governments, and the community at large.

Qualifications: A candidate must have an earned Doctorate in Sport Management or a closely related discipline. Candidates with prior high level substantive practitioner experience in the sport or fitness industry, and teaching experience at the undergraduate level, are optimal. Evidence of the ability to develop, implement and build sustainable collaborative relationships with business entities and government agencies is expected.

Appointment Date: August 2021. 

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of Kinesiology has 9 full time faculty and staff members with discipline interests in Coaching, Disability Sport, Exercise Science, Physical Education, and Sport and Fitness Management. Two undergraduate degrees are offered, a B.S. in Kinesiology and a B.S. in Sport and Fitness Management. A Master of Arts in Teaching (P-12) with a concentration in Physical Education is offered and a Master of Science degree program in kinesiology will be launched soon.

As an emerging department of approximately 250 majors, the Kinesiology department has a student and staff population of diverse interests. As significant further departmental growth is expected, the ideal candidate will share in the department’s commitment to the success of a diverse population.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) is classified as a High Research Active institution, offers academic and research programs in the Colleges of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; Business; Education; Engineering; Nursing; Professional Studies; and Science. For more information about UAH, see uah.edu/about.

The UAH Chargers Athletics Program participate in the NCAA Division 2 Gulf South Conference in the following sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Track & Field, and Volleyball. The Lacrosse program competes in the Peach Belt Conference. UAH has a NCAA Division 1 Hockey program which participates in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association.  For more information about UAH sports, see https://uahchargers.com/

ABOUT HUNTSVILLE: The Huntsville area is a culturally diverse community and maintains one of the highest per capita incomes and standards of living in the Southeast. It has been named by Business Insider as one of the best cities to live in America. Known as “Rocket City,” Huntsville has a major presence of technology, space, and defense industries, which allows the city to offer a variety of educational, recreational, sports and cultural opportunities. The population of the metropolitan area is over 400,000 and growing. Facebook’s new datacenter and Toyota/Mazda plant are in Huntsville. A vibrant parks and recreation department serves the rapidly growing population.

Several museums, historic sites and sports can be found in Huntsville, including the Huntsville Museum of Art, the Burritt Museum and Park, the EarlyWorks Children’s Museum, the Alabama Constitution Village, the Huntsville Botanical Gardens, Monte Sano State Park, and the U.S. Space and Rocket Center. The Rocket City Trash Pandas, the Double A affiliate baseball team of the Los Angeles Angels, play in the Southern League. 

An active downtown arts and entertainment district, including Broadway and symphony performances, contribute to Huntsville’s vibrant cultural life. For more information about Huntsville and its convenient location to Nashville, Birmingham, Chattanooga, and Atlanta, please visit http://www.huntsville.org.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE AND DEADLINE: Interested candidates should submit a brief letter of interest, curriculum vitae (relating your experiences to the required and preferred qualifications and responsibilities of the position), official transcripts, a recent scholarly publication (or scholarly work in progress), and three current letters of recommendation (within the past year) via email to:

Sport and Fitness Management Faculty Search

Department of Kinesiology

Rae.Gill@uah.edu

Questions regarding the position can be addressed to Michael.Craw@uah.edu (Chair of Selection Committee).

Review of candidates begins February 3, 2021 but applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

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

Please refer to log number: 21/22-627

 

 

Announcement of Adjunct Position in the Applied Behavior Analysis Master's Program

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

The College of Education at The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for an adjunct faculty member in our applied behavior analysis master’s program. The candidate will teach online ABA courses in our 5th edition Verified Course Sequence (VCS). Candidates must have a doctoral degree and an active BCBA certification. Preferred qualifications include previous teaching experience, BACB supervision experience, and previous experience with the Canvas learning platform.

Courses are offered in the evenings between 4:30 and 5:30 p.m. CT based on student needs.

Minimum Qualifications

Adjunct faculty teaching graduate level courses must have a doctoral degree in behavior analysis, psychology, special education or a closely related field from an accredited institution. Adjunct faculty teaching graduate level ABA courses must also be a current Board Certified Behavior Analyst.

Courses

Fundamentals in Applied Behavior Analysis II

The course syllabus includes 23 hours in BACB© philosophical underpinnings; 22 hours in BACB© concepts and principles of behavior analysis.

Research Methods in Applied Behavior Analysis

The course syllabus includes 45 hours in BACB© measurement, data display, and interpretation; experimental design.

Applications

Interested applicants should submit a current curriculum vitae, official transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to:

Dr. Jennifer Bruzek
UAH College of Education
301 Sparkman Drive
Huntsville, AL 35899
jennifer.bruzek@uah.edu

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

 

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

 

College of Engineering

 

Announcement of Lecturer or Clinical Assistant Professor

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

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

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: The College of Engineering is comprised of five departments and has the largest enrollment of the university’s academic colleges.  The research focus in the college includes three of several National Academy of Engineering (NAE) grand challenge problems. 

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The Department offers a BS degree in both Mechanical Engineering and Aerospace Engineering, and an MS and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering and Aerospace Systems Engineering.  Our faculty is currently comprised of 20 tenure-track/tenured members and 6 full-time lecturers.  Our student body includes approximately 1460 undergraduate and 200 graduate students.   Our faculty’s research interests include materials for aerospace applications and for energy storage, gas turbine heat transfer, electro-chemical energy conversion and storage, control of unmanned systems, applications of smart materials, and computational fluid dynamics applied to low-speed combustion and fire applications, fluid-structure interactions, and high-speed aerodynamics.   In addition to its nationally known educational and research activities in rocket propulsion, the Department is engaged in a wide range of research activities currently funded by NSF, DOD, NASA, DOE, USDA, the State of Alabama, and several corporate sponsors.  

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Consideration of applications will begin immediately, and the search will remain open until the position is filled.  The anticipated starting date could be for the summer term, May 26, 2021 or for the fall term, August 16, 2021. Attendance in new-faculty orientation sessions prior to the official starting date is required.

JOB DESCRIPTION/REQUIREMENTS:  The Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering at The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for a non-tenure-track faculty position as a Lecturer or Clinical Assistant Professor.  The position is for the academic year of 2021-2022 but may start in the summer term of 2021.  The position is renewable upon satisfactory performance.  Successful candidates will teach six core courses in the undergraduate program per academic year (specifically capstone design along with courses such as Introduction to Computing for Engineers, Introduction to Computer Aided Engineering, Statics, Dynamics, and Numerical Methods), may oversee instructional laboratories, and will mentor undergraduate engineering majors.  Teaching one or more courses during the summer term is also possible.  A strong commitment to teaching excellence at the undergraduate level and excellent communication skills are expected.  Previous teaching experience is highly desirable. 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Application material (in pdf format) including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information (including name, address, email address and phone numbers) for at least three references, and a separate statement of teaching interests should be sent to maesearch@uah.edu

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

Please refer to log number: 21/22-244

 

 

Announcement of Lecturer

Industrial and Systems Engineering, and Engineering Management

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

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 Studies, and Science.  Huntsville maintains one of the highest per capita incomes and standards of living in the Southeast.  It is a national center of aerospace and high technology research and is home to NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center, the US Army Redstone Arsenal, and the Cummings Research Park, one of the largest industrial parks in the United States. Huntsville and surrounding communities also present many opportunities for healthcare research and professional practice.

ABOUT THE COLLEGE:  The College of Engineering is comprised of five departments and has the largest enrollment of the university’s academic colleges. The research focus in the college includes three of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) grand challenge problems – secure cyberspace; restore and improve urban infrastructure; and engineer tools of scientific discovery.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The Industrial and Systems Engineering and Engineering Management Department offers BSIE, MSE, MSOR and Ph.D. degrees. The Department has an ABET-accredited undergraduate program in Industrial and Systems Engineering.  Our faculty is currently comprised of six tenure-track/tenured members and one Clinical Assistant Professor. Our student body includes more than 100 undergraduate and 150 graduate students.  The department offers courses in both industrial engineering and systems engineering at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as several service courses for the college of engineering. Steady growth in faculty, students, and curricula is expected in this field given the large engineering and scientific workforce of the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, the Redstone Arsenal, Cummings Research Park, and other area industry.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:   Review of applicants will begin on March 15, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. The earliest anticipated starting date is August 2021.

JOB DESCRIPTION/REQUIREMENTS:   The department of Industrial and Systems Engineering and Engineering Management at The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for a Lecturer. Applicants must have an earned Ph.D. degree in industrial engineering or a related field. Preference will be given to candidates who can teach a variety of courses in the department at the undergraduate and graduate level. Applicants should demonstrate commitment to teaching courses, mentoring students, and contributing to the evolution of the curricula.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Application material (in pdf format) including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy and experience to include traditional, online, and hybrid modalities (2-3 pages), and the names of three references, should be sent to ISE_search21@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: 21/22-243

 

 

Announcement of Lecturer/Clinical Assistant Professor

Chemical and Materials Engineering

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

JOB DESCRIPTION/REQUIREMENTS: The Department of Chemical Engineering (CME) at The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for one lecturer position/clinical assistant professor in Process Engineering or General Chemical Engineering, with a preference in Process Design and Optimization. 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 chemical engineering design capstone project, unit operations laboratories and possess expertise using process simulation software and A/V tools for effectively educating students or colleagues by active learning in the classroom or by remote instruction.at the undergraduate and graduate level. Successful applicants will have earned a Ph.D. degree in Chemical Engineering, or a closely related discipline. Applicants should demonstrate commitment to teach courses and mentor students.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT:  The Chemical and Materials Engineering Department has research strengths in thermophysical property measurements, thin films science, biomaterials, gene expression and DNA diagnostics, catalysis, nanostructured materials for energy conversion/storage, etc. Current sources of faculty funding include federal sources such as the NSF, MDA, and industrial sources including CFD Research Corporation, Dow Corning, Polaris Sensor Technologies and Ogden Engineering.  The Department offers the BS and MSE degree programs in Chemical Engineering.  For the PhD Degree, CME students have three pathways, Chemical Engineering or two interdisciplinary programs in Materials Science, and Biotechnology Science and Engineering. Several PhD students in the department are pursuing their PhD dissertation projects working with scientists at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology.  The CME department has approximately 175 undergraduate students and 10 graduate students.  At the undergraduate level, the CME Department offers students the opportunity to pursue two concentrations: Materials or Biotechnology. In addition, all students in the CME department take a course that introduces them to a molecular understanding of biological systems. 

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 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 applications will begin on June 15, 2021 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 the three refences, should be sent to cmesearch@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:  21/22-242

 

 

Announcement of Lecturer Position

Electrical and Computer Engineering Department

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

JOB DESCRIPTION/REQUIREMENTS: The University of Alabama in Huntsville, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is seeking qualified and highly motivated candidates to fill a non-tenure track Lecturer position to teach courses primarily in electrical engineering and closely related areas. Specifically, we are seeking for a candidate who is skilled in teaching controls systems and related classes. Candidates are also expected to have a strong record and commitment to mentoring undergraduate students and a commitment to professional service.

Qualifications: The candidate should have a Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering or a related field.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering offers the BS, MSE, and PhD degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering; BS in Cybersecurity Engineering; the MSSE in Software Engineering in collaboration with Computer Science; MS in Cybersecurity through a multi-college collaboration; and the PhD degree in the Optical Science and Engineering multidisciplinary program. The department has 19 tenured/tenure-earning faculty, 3 lecturers with over 800 undergraduate students and about 200 graduate students. The ECE department has research strengths in the areas of cybersecurity, physical electronics, signals and systems, and embedded computer systems. Current sources of faculty funding include federal agencies such as NSF, NSA, DOD and NASA, and industry.

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: The College of Engineering currently has a research focus that addresses three National Academy of Engineering (NAE) Grand Challenge problems: secure cyberspace; restore and improve urban infrastructure; and engineer tools of scientific discovery. The College of Engineering and the ECE department play an important role in several UAH research thrust areas including (a) cybersecurity and big data, (b) aerospace and systems engineering, and (c) earth, atmospheric, and space systems. The College enrolls 35% of UAH’s undergraduates in ABET‐accredited programs in aerospace, chemical, civil, computer, electrical, industrial and systems, and 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 Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Business, Education, Engineering, Nursing, Professional Studies, and Science. Huntsville maintains one of the highest per capita incomes and standards of living in the Southeast. It is a national center of aerospace and high technology research. 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 Feb. 1, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. Application material (in pdf format) including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a short summary of teaching philosophy (1-2 pages), current research interests, and the names of three references should be sent to ecesearch@uah.edu.

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

Please refer to log number: 21/22-241

 

 

College of Nursing

 

Dean of the College of Nursing

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean of the College of Nursing. The Dean serves as the chief academic, administrative, and fiscal officer for the College and reports to the Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs. The Dean provides leadership to advance the College’s mission and realize its strategic plan. The Dean fosters outstanding teaching, student learning, and persistence to graduation; research and scholarly works; and service to the university, the community, and the profession. Finally, the Dean is responsible for all day-to-day activities of the College, including curriculum development, faculty recruitment and evaluation, planning, budget, student recruitment and retention, academic quality, and research productivity in terms of publishing, extramural research funding, and Ph.D. and DNP production.

Qualifications: Candidates for the position of the College of Nursing Dean must hold a Ph.D. as well as academic and scholarly accomplishments meriting appointment to the rank of professor with tenure in the College.

The eligible candidate will be able to

  • Advance undergraduate and graduate enrollment, student retention, and persistence to graduation by promoting excellence in teaching, learning, and student success at all levels
  • Demonstrate visionary leadership and strategic planning
  • Oversee program offerings and curriculum development
  • Lead accreditation activities for the College of Nursing
  • Demonstrate a record of successful collaborative leadership and effective fiscal management
  • Show an established research trajectory with a record of seeking and receiving extramural funding
  • Support faculty development in research, including mentoring others in seeking and receiving extramural funding
  • Display respect for diverse contributions of faculty and staff and demonstrate effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Show a commitment to recruitment, development, and support of faculty, staff, and students from diverse backgrounds
  • Have an interest and record of participating in advancement and fundraising activities
  • Display a record of managing and prioritizing financial, human, and facility resources

The College: The College of Nursing at UAH is a NLN Center of Excellence in Nursing Education dedicated to educating and inspiring individuals to become nurse leaders who act with integrity, discover through scientific methods, and advocate for the best health care experiences of people and communities in a complex and evolving health care environment. With nearly 75 faculty and 1300 undergraduate and graduate students, the College maintains more than 1,600 contracts with healthcare agencies throughout the nation to support clinical placement of students in our various programs. The College’s Learning and Technology Resource Center for high fidelity simulations is state of the art. The College also oversees a Faculty/Staff Clinic that provides primary care services to UAH employees. The undergraduate programs at UAH provide multiple pathways to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) including some that involve partnerships with local community colleges. At the graduate level, the College offers an MSN with multiple concentrations, and several pathways to the DNP or Ph.D. in Nursing Science. Details on the many pathways to nursing degrees at UAH can be found here.

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 Studies; and Science as well as the Graduate School. UAH has a vibrant Honors College that includes a special research-oriented track for Honors nursing students. 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 10,000, including approximately 1,900 graduate students. The undergraduate class is composed of approximately 42% women and 58% men. 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.

UAH is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. The College of Nursing is accredited through the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

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.

The College of Nursing collaborates closely with multiple healthcare entities throughout the area including two major hospitals systems:

  1. The Huntsville Hospital Health System is the third largest publicly-owned hospital system in the nation with 1,800 beds. Huntsville Hospital serves as a regional referral and level 1 trauma center for more than a million people in north Alabama and southern Tennessee.
  2. Crestwood Medical Center is a 180-bed full-service acute care hospital staffed by approximately 1,000 healthcare professionals affiliated with Community Health Systems (CHS).

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 provost@uah.edu. For additional information or questions, please contact Bill Wilkerson, Dean of the Honors College and Chair of the Search Committee at william.wilkerson@uah.edu or Michele Kennedy, Search Committee Support at michele.kennedy@uah.edu . For full consideration, applications should be submitted by May 28, 2021, although applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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

Please refer to log number: 21/22-453

 

 

Announcement of Clinical Assistant Professor or Clinical Instructor Position 

College of Nursing

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

Positions available: FT Undergraduate Clinical Track position at the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor or Clinical Instructor. The Clinical Track position is a 9-month position teaching in the undergraduate program with a focus on psychiatric mental health 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 psychiatric mental health. 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 1,308 students with 760 undergraduate students and 548 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, Engineering, Science, Education, Professional Studies, and Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, as well as the Honors College. It is co-located with Cummings Research Park, home to more than 50 Fortune 500 companies, the Hudson Alpha Institute for Biotechnology, and several federal research facilities, including NASA Marshall Space Flight Center and Redstone Arsenal. The University's Office of Research has ties to national and federal partners such as NIH, NSF as well as those industries already listed.

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

The position will remain open until filled. Applications are being processed as received. If interested, please send a cover letter of interest, curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, and name of three (3) references including address, phone number, and email address to: Dr. Sharon Coffey/Chair, Faculty Search Committee, UAH, College of Nursing, NB 320A, 256-824-2457, sharon.coffey@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 20/21-452

 

 

Announcement of Clinical Assistant Professor or Clinical Instructor Position 

College of Nursing

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

Positions available: FT Undergraduate Clinical Track position at the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor or Clinical Instructor. The Clinical Track position is a 9-month position teaching in the undergraduate program with a focus on 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 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 1,308 students with 760 undergraduate students and 548 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, Engineering, Science, Education, Professional Sciences, 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 until filled. Applications are being processed as received. If interested, please send a cover letter of interest, curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, and name of three (3) references including address, phone number, and email address to: Dr. Sharon Coffey/Chair, Faculty Search Committee, UAH, College of Nursing, NB 320A, 256-824-2457, sharon.coffey@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 20/21-449

 

 

Announcement of Clinical Assistant Professor or Clinical Instructor Position 

College of Nursing

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

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

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, and/or obstetrics (maternal child). 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 1,308 students with 760 undergraduate students and 548 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, Engineering, Science, Education, Professional Studies, and Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, as well as the Honors College. It is co-located with Cummings Research Park, home to more than 50 Fortune 500 companies, the Hudson Alpha Institute for Biotechnology, and several federal research facilities, including NASA Marshall Space Flight Center and Redstone Arsenal. The University's Office of Research has ties to national and federal partners such as NIH, NSF as well as those industries already listed.

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

The position will remain open until filled. Applications are being processed as received. If interested, please send a cover letter of interest, curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, and name of three (3) references including address, phone number, and email address to: Dr. Sharon Coffey/Chair, Faculty Search Committee, UAH, College of Nursing, NB 320A, 256-824-2457, sharon.coffey@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 20/21-450

 

 

Announcement of Clinical Assistant Professor or Clinical Instructor Position 

College of Nursing

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

Positions available: FT Undergraduate Clinical Track position at the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor or Clinical Instructor. The Clinical Track position is a 9-month position teaching in the undergraduate program with a focus on 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 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 1,308 students with 760 undergraduate students and 548 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, Engineering, Science, Education, Professional Sciences, 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 until filled. Applications are being processed as received. If interested, please send a cover letter of interest, curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, and name of three (3) references including address, phone number, and email address to: Dr. Sharon Coffey/Chair, Faculty Search Committee, UAH, College of Nursing, NB 320A, 256-824-2457, sharon.coffey@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 20/21-451

College of Professional Studies

 

Announcement of Clinical Assistant Professor or Lecturer - Interdisciplinary Studies

College of Professional Studies

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) invites applications for a Clinical Assistant Professor or Lecturer to assist with undergraduate course development and instruction for online and hybrid courses in the areas of interdisciplinary studies and critical thinking offered through the College of Professional Studies (CPS).  This is a full-time 9-month position with optional summer teaching opportunities.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Until the position is filled.

JOB DESCRIPTION/REQUIREMENTS:

Position Available  

UAH is seeking a Clinical Assistant Professor or Lecturer for the department of Professional Studies to assist with undergraduate course development and instruction for online and hybrid courses in the areas of interdisciplinary studies and critical thinking.

The incumbent will work closely with the Dean and faculty members to develop and promote this new academic area.  The individual will contribute to the mission, vision, and core values of the College by teaching in accordance with best practices and UAH/CPS guidelines.  Courses may include Theories and Practices of Adult Learning; Academic Writing; Interdisciplinary Perspectives & Critical Thinking; Media Literacy; Technology, Science & Society; Interdisciplinary Research & Application; Inquiry and Learning; and Capstone Research Thesis. 

Responsibilities of the Position

  • Teaching undergraduate Professional Studies courses;
  • Developing quality online and hybrid curriculum following UAH and College guidelines;
  • Providing leadership and commitment to build and maintain high-quality degree programs;
  • 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 – Ph.D. in the field of Interdisciplinary Studies, Psychology, Sociology, Political Science, Philosophy, Leadership, or a supporting field of study;
  • Lecturer -Master’s Degree in the field of Interdisciplinary Studies, Psychology, Sociology, Political Science, Philosophy, Leadership, or a supporting field of study;
  • Strong academic writing and research skills;
  • Teaching experience at the college level both online and face-to-face;
  • Knowledge of best practices for teaching, advising, and mentoring traditional and adult learners;
  • Experience in designing and facilitating online and hybrid delivery courses;
  • Experience working with interdisciplinary subject matter. 

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: This position is a non-tenure track, 9-month Clinical Assistant Professor or lecturer position with optional summer teaching opportunities.

Salary will be competitive and commensurate to rank, experience, and qualifications.  An excellent comprehensive benefits package is available.  

Appointment Date:  August 2021.  

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 Studies, and Science.  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 Studies is to increase student enrollment and retention; 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 new academic department supporting the University and various interdisciplinary degrees, including the Bachelor of Science/Arts in Professional Studies (BPS) with five areas of concentration.  The department provides an academic environment that supports learners starting college or returning to higher education to complete their education and expand their career options.  To meet the academic and logistical needs of our students, the department offers specialized credit courses and well-defined services that advocate student success.  

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications are being processed as received.  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, and names of three (3) references including address, phone number, and email address to:  Dean, UAH College of Professional Studies, WIL 145, 301 Sparkman Dr., Huntsville, AL 35899, 256-824-6013, CPSDeansOffice@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: 21/22-704

 

 

Announcement of Clinical Assistant Professor - Engineering Technology 

College of Professional Studies

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for a Clinical Assistant Professor to assist with undergraduate course development and instruction for online and hybrid courses in the area of Engineering Technology offered through the College of Professional Studies.  This is a 9-month clinical position with optional summer teaching opportunities.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  March 15, 2021 or until the position is filled. 

JOB DESCRIPTION/REQUIREMENTS:  UAH is seeking a Clinical Assistant Professor for the department of Professional Studies, to support an undergraduate Engineering Technology (ET) concentration within the Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies and an upcoming Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology with a tentative start date of Spring 2022.  The incumbent will work closely with the Dean and faculty members to develop and promote this new academic area.  The individual will contribute to the mission, vision, and core values of the College by teaching in accordance with best practices and ABET accreditation requirements. Course areas:  Engineering Technology Foundations; Computer-Aided Design; Statics; Strength of Materials; Dynamics; Electrical Circuits; Quality Control Techniques; Project Management; 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 high-quality degree programs;
  • 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

  • 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.
  • Knowledge of best practices for teaching, advising, and mentoring.
  • 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: This position is a non-tenure track, 9-month clinical position with optional summer teaching opportunities.

Salary will be competitive and commensurate to rank, experience, and qualifications.  An excellent comprehensive benefits package is available. 

Appointment Date: August 2021. 

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 Administration, Education, Engineering, Nursing, Professional Studies, and Science.  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 Studies (PCS) is to increase student enrollment and retention; 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 new academic department supporting two interdisciplinary degrees, Bachelor of Science/Arts in Professional Studies (BPS) with five areas of concentration, which includes Engineering Technology.  A Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology has been submitted for approval with a tentative start date of Spring 2022.  The department provides an academic environment that supports learners starting college or returning to higher education to complete their education and expand their career options.  To meet the academic and logistical needs of our students, the department offers specialized credit courses and well-defined services that advocate student success. 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Applications are being processed as received.  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, and names of three (3) references including address, phone number, and email address to:  Dean, UAH College of Professional Studies, WIL 145, 301 Sparkman Dr., Huntsville, AL 35899, 256-824-6013, CPSDeansOffice@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: 21-22-702

 

College of Science

 

Announcement of Clinical Assistant Professor

Department of Physics & Astronomy 

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

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 courses for 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

  1. Submit a single PDF document containing their current CV and narrative of their teaching experience and approach to phhire@uah.edu.
  2. Arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to the same email address.

For more information, contact Dr. James Miller, Professor & Chair, Department of Physics & Astronomy at phhire@uah.edu. Review of complete applications will commence on 15 March 2021 and will continue until the position is filled for a Fall 2021 start.

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

Refer to Log Number: 21/22-559

 

 

Announcement of Clinical Assistant Professor

Department of Atmospheric and Earth Science

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

JOB DESCRIPTION/ REQUIREMENTS: The Department of Atmospheric and Earth Science (AES) at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) is seeking an outstanding teacher and scientist to fill a long-term non-tenure track Clinical Assistant Professor position in the fields of atmospheric and earth systems science. The main duties of this position will be undergraduate teaching, undergraduate and graduate academic advising and mentoring, and serving as a liaison between the AES department and the on-site NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Short-term Prediction Research Transition Center (SPoRT) research group. The ideal candidate will have educational, professional and research backgrounds in the atmospheric sciences, with a strong understanding of satellite remote sensing and related geospatial/earth systems science experience. The successful candidate will teach two undergraduate courses per semester in atmospheric sciences/meteorology, with the potential to teach courses in other areas depending on experience. They will specifically assist with undergraduate academic advising and serve as an advisor for graduate students. SPoRT is a NASA project that focuses on the transition of unique observations and research capabilities to the operational weather community to improve short-term forecasts on a regional scale. In a SPoRT liaison role, the candidate will manage undergraduate and graduate students as they interact with NASA scientists and engage with SPoRT missions. The successful candidate may serve as a Masters student’s main thesis advisor, or serve on thesis and dissertation committees for Masters and PhD students. This is a 9-month funded position, while the successful candidate will have the ability to pursue independent research funding for the summer, and/or supplement summer funding by working with NASA SPoRT. It is expected that the successful candidate will have a PhD or equivalent degree in a field appropriate to the job description above, or will be able to obtain a PhD degree within 1 year of being hired.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of Atmospheric and Earth Science has been ranked in the top ten by the Chronicle of Higher Education based on faculty research productivity index. It is co-located with UAH’s Earth System Science Center, NASA MSFC Earth Science Branch, and the National Weather Service (NWS), all of which are located in the Cramer Research Hall (CRH), enabling students to get a unique collaborative research and education experience. In addition to legacy atmospheric science research, a cross-cutting theme of the Department is the development and application of geospatial analytical methods and remote sensing technology to Earth Science disciplines. These include land use/land cover change, severe weather, climate, human adaptation, lightning instrumentation, numerical modeling and data assimilation, satellite remote sensing, air pollution, urban studies, natural disasters, and environmental policy and decision-making. The Department currently has one undergraduate program in Earth System Science (ESS), two Master’s programs in ESS and Atmospheric Science (ATS), and one Ph.D. program in ATS, yet is in the midst of merging into one overall AES program. The Department has fifteen full-time faculty, over 20 adjunct/affiliate faculty, near 50 graduate students, and around 120 undergraduates.

Within CRH, multiple NASA Applied Earth Science Programs (such as NASA SERVIR, DEVELOP, SPoRT, IMPACT, and Disasters) have active research programs that engage

students and employ dozens of University scientists. Related to student teaching, the GIS/Remote Sensing computer lab is equipped with 30 workstations with ArcGIS, ENVI, and other professional software. Additional resources available for faculty use and student engagement include: instrumentation and mobile radars/lidars housed in the adjoining Severe Weather Institute – Radar & Lightning Laboratories (SWIRLL) building, multiple computing labs, equipped student research spaces, and mobile computing resources. Significant undergraduate teaching activities are also routinely done within the AES Department, including the NASA DEVELOP, the National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU), and UAH’s Research or Creative Experiences for Undergraduates.

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, which is adjacent to UAH and is 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 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 Studies, and Science. Huntsville maintains one of the highest per capita incomes and standards of living in the Southeast. It is a national center of aerospace and high technology research and is home to NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center. Huntsville and surrounding communities present many opportunities for healthcare research and professional practice.

APPLICATION REVIEW: Reviewing of applicants will begin 15 March 2021, with initial interviews beginning in late March to early April. Early applications are encouraged, as completed applications will be reviewed and interviews scheduled on a rolling basis.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: To apply, send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, original transcripts, and contact information for three references, including name, address, phone number and email address, to aes-chair@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 21/22-557

 

 

Announcement of Clinical Assistant Professor in Chemistry

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

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 Studies, and Science.  Huntsville maintains one of the highest per capita incomes and standards of living in the Southeast.  It is a national center of aerospace and high technology research and is home to NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center. Huntsville and surrounding communities present many opportunities for healthcare research and professional practice.

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: The 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: The UAH Department of Chemistry provides quality undergraduate and graduate education in chemistry, with a special emphasis in biotechnology and materials science. Our goal is to provide our students with life-long learning skills allowing them to adapt to an ever-changing environment that requires an understanding and appreciation of chemistry. To accomplish this, we offer American Chemical Society accredited degree programs at the undergraduate and graduate level.

We strive to generate new knowledge through research and other creative activities that will benefit the residents of Huntsville, the state of Alabama, the nation, and the world. Graduate training for research careers in industry, government, and academia is provided in chemistry, material science, and biotechnology.

APPLICATION REVIEW:  Review of applications will begin April 10th, 2021, and continue until the position is filled. 

JOB DESCRIPTION/REQUIREMENTS: The Department of Chemistry at The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for a full-time, renewable non-tenure track Clinical Assistant Professor in Inorganic Chemistry. The successful candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Chemistry or a closely related field.

Candidates will teach both undergraduate and graduate courses in Inorganic, Organic and Analytical Chemistry. Candidates are also expected to conduct and publish quality research.  The Department offers B.S. and M.S. degrees in Chemistry and supports interdisciplinary graduate programs in Biotechnology Science and Engineering (Ph.D.) and Materials Science (M.S. and Ph.D.).  Further information about the department can be found at uah.edu/chemistry.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Application materials including submission of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, official transcripts, statement of research and teaching philosophy (2 pages max), and contact information for three references should be submitted through Dr. John Foster at clinicalchemsearch@uah.edu.  Review of applications will begin April 10th, 2021, and continue until the position is filled.    

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

Please refer to log number: 21/22-558

 

 

Announcement of Clinical Instructor or Clinical Assistant Professor

Position in Computer Science

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

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 Studies, and Science. Huntsville maintains one of the highest per capita incomes and standards of living in the Southeast. It is a national center of aerospace and high technology research and is home to NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center. Huntsville and surrounding communities present many opportunities for healthcare research and professional practice.

The Department of Computer Science at The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applicants for a non-tenure track clinical faculty position with the rank of "Clinical Instructor” or "Clinical Assistant Professor” beginning August 2021.  Applicants must possess an M.S. degree in computer science or related field for the "Clinical Instructor” position, and a Ph.D. is required for the “Clinical Assistant Professor” position. Evidence of effective teaching experience, excellent communication skills and strong interest in keeping abreast with the changing computer technology and curriculum is expected. The successful candidate will teach four computer science courses per semester during fall and spring.  The ability to teach courses in computer networks, computer architectures, or software engineering areas is preferred. The successful candidate will also serve as an academic advisor to undergraduate students like other members of the computer science faculty.

Send letter of application, CV, official transcripts, and contact information for three references by email to info@cs.uah.edu.  Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

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

Please refer to log number: 21/22-556

  

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Announcement of Associate Provost for International Services, Academic Integrity, and Dean of the Graduate School

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) seeks candidates for the position of Associate Provost who has responsibility for administering the Graduate School; International Services for undergraduate and graduate students, faculty and staff; Study Abroad; and Academic Integrity for undergraduate and graduate students. 

The Associate Provost

  • cultivates, promotes, and fosters graduate education including graduate certificates, interdisciplinary programs, professional master’s programs, research-based master’s and Ph.D. programs, and a clinically-based Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program.
  • promotes and develops international partnerships and programs and serves as an advocate for international faculty, staff, and students.
  • manages operations, programs, and ensures compliance with federal and state regulations, and fiscal management of the Graduate School, International Programs, and Study Abroad, and administers the Postdoctoral Fellow Program.
  • leads development, administers, and facilitates academic integrity and academic misconduct procedures for undergraduate and graduate students

Desired Qualifications are:

  • a dedication to visionary leadership and strategic planning
  • distinguished academic administrative experience, preferably with graduate education and/or international programs at a research university and experiences with academic integrity policies and procedures
  • a strong commitment to academic quality and academic integrity
  • a Ph.D. degree with a strong record of education or teaching engagement and research productivity necessary for appointment as a tenured professor
  • a commitment to professional graduate degree programs and research-based graduate degree programs and to the recruitment, development, and support of graduate students in research-based programs, including the recruitment and mentoring of graduate and international students from diverse backgrounds
  • ability to articulate the Graduate School and International Services’ mission, vision, and strategy effectively and to represent these entities to internal and external constituencies
  • an understanding of current and emerging issues in graduate education, global engagement, and international education
  • a commitment to identify and support implementation of innovative graduate credentials and interdisciplinary programs beyond traditional degrees and certificate programs
  • excellent interpersonal skills and a track record of working effectively with deans, chairs, faculty, students, staff, and external constituents
  • a strong record of fairness and good judgment in managing and adjudicating circumstances where multiple viewpoints of academic misconduct situations exist
  • a commitment to graduate and international student success, to increasing student retention, persistence, graduation rate, placement, and success, and to assisting colleges with recruitment of underrepresented minorities to Ph.D. and graduate programs.
  • a commitment to providing flexibility in graduate education through delivering programs with various modalities that are suitable for the changing market needs, including but not limited to developing and delivering online and hybrid courses and programs
  • a record of serving as PI and participating in extramural research grants and contracts in order to lead the Graduate School in seeking extramural research funding for graduate programs and for graduate research assistants
  • ability to collaborate with colleges on advancement and fundraising activities and actively seek support for graduate education
  • ability to manage and prioritize the use of financial, human, and facility resources under the purview of the associate provost

The University: UAH offers 87 degree-granting programs that meet the highest standards of excellence, including 41 bachelor’s, 30 master’s, and 16 doctoral degree programs through its seven Academic Colleges: Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Business; Education; Engineering; Nursing; Professional Studies; and Science as well as the Graduate School. These include a variety of traditional programs as well as professional masters, interdisciplinary programs, certificates, and joint programs with other universities. 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 10,000, including approximately 2,000 graduate students. 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 (ABET), Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), 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 provost@uah.edu   For additional information or questions, please contact Brent Wren, Associate Provost and Chair of the Search Committee at wrenb@uah.edu or Michele Kennedy, Search Committee Support at michele.kennedy@uah.edu   For full consideration, applications should be submitted by February 1, 2021, although applications will be received until the position is filled.

Search Committee for Associate Provost
ATTN: Michele Kennedy, 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: 21-22-1001

 


 

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