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College of Education
October 19, 2017

Assistant Professor of Kinesiology/Exercise Science

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

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: The College of Education is comprised of the Department of Kinesiology and the Department of Curriculum and Instruction. The College offers an undergraduate degree in kinesiology and both undergraduate and graduate degrees in teacher education. For detailed information about the Department of Kinesiology or the Teacher Education Program at UAH, visit http://www.uah.edu/education.

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

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

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned Ph.D. (ABD considered if completed by August 2018) in exercise physiology, exercise science, or related field
  • Experience teaching university students in Exercise Science or a related discipline
  • Demonstrated evidence of scholarship (published, in press, and presentations)
  • Demonstrated evidence of ability to pursue a defined research agenda in Exercise Science

Preferred Qualifications:

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

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

Appointment Date: Anticipated start date is August 1, 2018.

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

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Interested candidates must submit a letter of interest (relating your experiences to the required and preferred qualifications and responsibilities of the position), curriculum vitae, official transcripts, one or two recent scholarly publications or scholarly works in progress and three current letters of recommendation (within the past year) to:

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

laconna.cyganiak@uah.edu

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

Please direct any questions related to the position to: Dr. Shannon Mathis, Assistant Professor, Kinesiology Department (Shannon.Mathis@uah.edu) or LaConna Cyganiak, Staff Assistant (Laconna.Cyganiak@uah.edu).

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

Please refer to log number: 18/19-620

Part Time Instructors in Curriculum and Instruction

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

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

Experience:

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

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Interested candidates should submit a Resume or CV; a cover letter highlighting your teaching experience, particular interest, and your availability (day, evening, etc.); official transcripts from all universities attended; and two (2) letters of recommendation requested prior to hire date.

 

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

 

Please direct any questions related to the position to: Dr. Derrick Smith, Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction (dws0009@uah.edu).

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


Part-Time Instructors: Kinesiology

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

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

Experience

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

Required Documents

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

Required documents should be submitted electronically to LaConna.Cyganiak@uah.edu.

Please direct any questions related to the position to: Dr. Shannon Mathis, Assistant Professor, Kinesiology Department (Shannon.Mathis@uah.edu) or LaConna Cyganiak, Staff Assistant (LaConna.Cyganiak@uah.edu).

College of Business
November 16, 2017

Eminent Scholar in Global Studies

The College of Business at The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications and nominations for an Eminent Scholar in Global Studies. The Global Studies Eminent Scholar is expected to be a visible leader in international affairs, international business policy, and/or economic development.  This individual will lead efforts within the university and community to conduct research, influence policy, and develop programs with the goal of improving international business, trade, and cultural relationships, with an emphasis on security cooperation.  Expertise on India and other countries on the Silk Road is critical to the success of the individual.  The candidate is expected to be active in scholarly research and policy development, to conduct externally funded projects, and to engage in outreach with government agencies located at Redstone Arsenal and other similar locations.

We seek applicants who welcome the challenges and rewards of serving on a diverse and intellectually curious faculty of a growing college in a research intensive university located in a dynamic and supportive high technology community. A Ph.D. in Business, International Business or Economics, or a related discipline, with experience in security cooperation and policy development is required. A Ph.D. from an AACSB accredited institution and eligibility to hold Personnel Security Clearance are preferred. The successful candidate will be expected to develop academic programs and educational opportunities in global studies and security cooperation.  In addition to a strong commitment to work with the security cooperation industry and government agencies, the successful candidate must be able to teach graduate and undergraduate students and mentor graduate students and junior faculty.

The Eminent Scholar in Global Studies must have a strong academic background, must be an internationally known researcher in international affairs, international business, and/or economic development, and must be committed to a continuing program of scholarship. In addition, the preferred candidate will have a background in or working knowledge of Department of State security cooperation activities and policies, and have familiarity with the policies and economic development, international business, and international relations of India and other countries on the Silk Road. Candidates need to have an understanding of the Civil Service Career Program (CP60) Field (foreign affairs track).  Depending on qualifications, the Eminent Scholar may be appointed at the rank of Associate Professor with tenure or Professor with tenure.  Depending on the interests and background of the candidate, this position may be a joint position with the Department of Political Science in the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences.

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: The College of Business is accredited by AACSB International and has approximately 30 tenured and tenure-track faculty, 35 research and part-time faculty, and 1,000 undergraduates and 400 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. Recent publications by our faculty members have appeared in journals such as Science, the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Scheduling, Marketing Science, MIS Quarterly, Operations Research, Organization Science, Strategic Management Journal, and The Accounting Review. 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 and Continuing Studies, and Science. The University is located in the midst of a high technology community consisting of the second largest industrial research park in the U.S. and is adjacent to Redstone Arsenal, which is home to NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, the Missile Defense Agency, the Army Materiel Command, and the Aviation and Missile Command.  For more information about UAH, see uah.edu/about.

ABOUT THE CITY OF 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. Known as the “Rocket City,” Huntsville has a major presence of technology, space, and defense industries, which allows the city to offer a variety of educational, recreational, and cultural opportunities. Located in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, Huntsville/Madison County is a diversified high-tech economy and is rich in cultural and recreational activities with a thriving music and arts scene. The population of the metropolitan area is over 400,000 and growing. 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.  A vibrant downtown 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 huntsville.org.

Applicants must submit the following via email to GSscholarsearch@uah.edu: a letter of nomination or application; a curriculum vitae, summary of current research interests (2-4 pages), teaching philosophy (1-2 pages), and names and affiliations for three references. Formal review of applications will begin February 2, 2018. Receipt and review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

For questions or additional information, please contact the Search Committee Chair, Jeet Gupta via e-mail (GSscholarsearch@uah.edu) or via telephone at 256-824-6593.

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

Please refer to Log #18/19-116

Assistant Professor of Economics

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

Responsibilities: Conduct and publish high quality scholarly research in a collegial environment in which both intra- and inter-disciplinary collaborations are valued. Teach courses in graduate and undergraduate programs as needed by the college. Participate actively in the profession, university service and outreach to the region’s businesses and federal and state governments and agencies.

Qualifications: A Ph.D. in Economics or a closely related discipline is required, and specialization in applied econometrics or microeconomics is preferred.  The successful candidate will have a strong academic background, be able to conduct research that is publishable in high quality journals, and have a commitment to excellence in graduate and undergraduate education.  Ability to teach undergraduate and graduate analytics topics or big data applications considered a plus. 

ABD candidates will be considered, but doctorate must be completed by the start of the 2018 academic year.

Appointment Date: Fall 2018

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: The College of Business is accredited by AACSB International and has approximately 32 tenured and tenure-track faculty, 25 research and part-time faculty, 1,000 undergraduates and over 400 graduate students. It offers a BSBA degree with majors in management, marketing, information systems, accounting, and finance; a BS in Economics and Computational Analysis degree; and seven graduate degrees: an MBA emphasizing technology management, and specialized Masters’ degrees in Accounting, Business Analytics, Cybersecurity, Human Resource Management, Information Systems, and Supply Chain and Logistics Management. Recent publications by our faculty members have appeared in journals such as Science, Journal of Finance and Qualitative Analysis, Information Systems Research, the Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Southern Economic Journal, and the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization.  For detailed information about the college and its programs, please visit www.uah.edu/business.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: The University of Alabama in Huntsville, classified as a High Research Active institution, offers academic and research programs in the Colleges of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; Business; Education; Engineering; Nursing; Professional and Continuing Studies; and Science. UAH has been ranked by the NSF in recent years among the top 10 in the nation for federal funding of research in management and economics. The Huntsville area is a culturally diverse community and maintains one of the highest per capita incomes and standards of living in the Southeast.  Known as the “Rocket City” and home to NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville has a major presence of technology, space, and defense industries, which allows the city to offer a variety of educational, recreational, and cultural opportunities.  For more information about Huntsville and its convenient location to Nashville, Birmingham and Atlanta, please visit http://www.huntsville.org.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE AND DEADLINE: Interested candidates must contact Allen Wilhite, Chair, Department of Accounting, Economics, and Finance, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL 35899; econ@uah.edu.  Please include a vita and the names and contact information for at least three references with your letter of application. Review of candidates begins October 15, 2017, 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: 18/19-115.

Part-Time Instructors: Information Systems

The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for part­-time, non-­tenure­-track instructors of Information Systems for Spring 2018.

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

Requirements: A Master’s Degree or Ph.D in Information Systems or a highly related area. Previous teaching experience desirable but not required. Responsibilities include teaching Advanced Computer Programming in Business (Python) and/or System Analysis and Design. 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. Fan Tseng, Chair
parttimehire@uah.edu
Department of Management, Marketing & Information Systems
The University of Alabama in Huntsville
301 Sparkman Drive (BAB 355)
Huntsville, AL 35899

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



College of Engineering
November 1, 2017

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for one tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level. Consideration will be given to candidates who have expertise in all areas of cybersecurity including but not limited to the following areas: design of secure systems, cyber physical systems, network security, cloud computing, automotive systems, intrusion detection, cryptography, trusted systems and digital forensics. The candidate recruited for this position will have opportunities to interact with the newly established Center for Cybersecurity Research and Education.

Successful applicants will have earned a PhD degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a closely related discipline. Applicants should demonstrate (a) potential for scholarly activities that are supported by publications, externally funded contracts and grants (b) commitment to teach and mentor graduate and undergraduate students and (c) a desire for university and professional service.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering offers the BS, MSE, and PhD degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering, the MSSE degree, and the PhD degree in the Optical Science and Engineering multidisciplinary program.  The department has 20 tenured/tenure-earning faculty with over 650 undergraduate students and about 160 graduate students. The ECE Department has research strengths in the areas of materials, signal processing and embedded systems. Current sources of faculty funding include federal sources such as NSF, NSA, DOD and NASA, and industry.

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: The College of Engineering currently has a research focus that addresses three National Academy of Engineering (NAE) Grand Challenge problems: secure cyberspace; restore and improve urban infrastructure; and engineer tools of scientific discovery. The College has made recent investments in materials engineering, energy storage, cybersecurity, and systems engineering 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 Active institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, offers academic and research programs in the Colleges of Engineering, Education, Nursing, Business, Science, and Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences. 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. The Huntsville area is also home to more than 50 Fortune 500 companies, the Hudson Alpha Institute for Biotechnology, and several federal research facilities, including NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center and the Army’s Missile Defense Agency, Materiel Command, Aviation and Missile Command, and Space and Missile Defense Command.

APPLICATION DEADLINE AND PROCEDURE: Review of applicants will begin on December 15, 2017, and continue until the position is filled. Application material (in pdf format) including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, short summary of current research interests (1-2 pages), teaching philosophy (1-2 pages), a vision statement for building a robust and dynamic research program at UAH (1-2 pages), and the names of three references, should be sent to ecesearch@uah.edu.

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

Please refer to Log Number 18/19-224

Department Chair (Tenured Faculty) in Chemical and Materials Engineering

About the University: The University of Alabama in Huntsville, classified as a High Research Active 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. 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. In 2017, ZipRecruiter and Payscale named Huntsville the top tech city in the US, primarily due to the presence of 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 (COE) enrolls nearly 35% of UAH’s undergraduates in ABET-accredited programs in aerospace, chemical, civil, computer, electrical, industrial and systems, mechanical, and optical engineering. Research addresses three Grand Challenges from the National Academy of Engineering: secure cyberspace, restore and improve urban infrastructure, and engineer tools of scientific discovery. The COE has made recent investments in materials engineering, energy storage, cybersecurity, and systems engineering.

About the Department:  The Chemical and Materials Engineering Department has four tenured/tenure track faculty with research strengths spanning materials science/engineering and biotechnology. Active research projects involve thermodynamics and mechanical properties of materials, catalysis, nanostructured materials for energy conversion and storage, biomaterials, biomolecular and cellular engineering, and immunoengineering.  Faculty funding sources have included federal sources such as the MDA, NSF, ACS-PRF, and industrial sources including CFD Research Corporation, Dow Corning and Polaris Sensor Technologies.  The Department offers BS and MSE degrees in Chemical Engineering.  For the PhD Degree, CME students have three pathways including two interdisciplinary programs in Materials Science, and Biotechnology Science and Engineering, and the Chemical Engineering option through the Mechanical Engineering program.  Students in the Biotechnology PhD program can pursue their PhD dissertation projects working with scientists at the Hudson-Alpha Institute for Biotechnology.  The CME department has approximately 230 undergraduate students and 10 graduate students.  At the undergraduate level, the CME department offers students the opportunity to pursue a two elective sequence in polymer engineering and applied materials engineering and/or bioprocessing and bioseparations.  In addition, all students in the CME department take a course that introduces them to a molecular understanding of biological systems. 

Application Deadline:  Preference will be given to applications submitted before December 15, 2017.  However, the position will remain open until filled.

Job Description/Requirements:  The successful individual should have an established research and teaching record in any area within chemical engineering including but not limited to one or more of the following areas – fluid mechanics, transport processes, modeling and simulation, process design including software development, catalysis, materials such as polymers, biomaterials, and energy materials.  The successful candidate must be willing to and have demonstrated experience to help create and advance innovative ideas that cross disciplinary lines and impact chemical engineering education and research.  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. The candidate must have a Ph.D. in chemical engineering or a closely related engineering discipline to warrant appointment as a tenured professor in the department.  The chair reports to the dean of the College, and is responsible for the administration of all programs and budgets in the department.

Application procedure:  Please submit applications electronically (as one pdf file) to cme-chairsearch@uah.edu. Complete applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, position statement highlighting the applicant’s qualifications for the position (including a vision statement of anticipated department leadership in teaching and research, and contact information for at least three professional references.

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

Please refer to log number 18/19-222

Tenure-Track 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 2018.   Applicants must have an earned doctoral degree from an accredited civil engineering program or a closely related field before Fall 2018 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 Active 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. 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 members. 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, 2017 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:

Gabriele Cromartie
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 18/19-223

Tenure-Track Faculty Positions In Mechanical And Aerospace Engineering

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: The University of Alabama in Huntsville, classified as a High Research Active 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. 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.

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: The College of Engineering is comprised of five Departments and has the largest enrollment of the university’s five academic colleges.   The research focus in the college includes three of several National Academy of Engineering (NAE) grand challenge problems.  The College of Engineering has made recent investments in materials engineering, energy storage, cybersecurity, and systems engineering.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The Department offers a BS degree in both Mechanical Engineering and Aerospace Engineering, and an MS and PhD degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Aerospace Systems Engineering.  Our faculty is currently comprised of 19 tenure-track/tenured members and 5 full-time lecturers.  Our undergraduate student body is comprised of approximately 565 aerospace engineering students and 670 mechanical engineering students.  We have approximately 155 graduate students in both disciplines.  Our faculty’s research interests include materials for aerospace applications and for energy storage, spacecraft propulsion, gas turbine heat transfer, electro-chemical energy conversion and storage, control of unmanned systems, applications of smart materials, and computational fluid dynamics applied to low-speed combustion and fire applications, fluid-structure interactions, and high-speed aerodynamics.   In addition to its nationally known educational and research activities in rocket propulsion, the Department is engaged in a wide range of research activities currently funded by NSF, DOD, NASA, DOE, USDA, the State of Alabama, and several corporate sponsors.  

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Consideration of applications will begin immediately, and the search will remain open until the positions are filled.  The anticipated starting date is August 15, 2018.  Attendance in new-faculty orientation sessions prior to the official starting date is required.

JOB DESCRIPTION/REQUIREMENTS: The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for tenure-track Assistant Professor positions in aerospace engineering and in mechanics and computational materials science.  Applicants should have an earned Ph.D. degree in either Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, or a related field.  We seek candidates who can inspire and lead funded research scholarship, enable student success at both the undergraduate and graduate levels through teaching and mentoring, and contribute proactively to university and professional service while contributing to the diversity of the UAH academic community.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Application material (in pdf format) including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information (including name, address, email address and phone numbers) for at least three references, and separate statements of research plans and teaching interests, 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 18/19-220 and 18/19-221

Part-Time Instructors: Chemical and Materials Engineering

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 include: Unit Operations Laboratory (Senior Class, ChE 439, ChE 440),  Quantitative Modeling for Chemical Engineers (ChE 347), Transport Phenomena (ChE 648, ChE 649), ChE 658 (Catalysis and Reactor Design), ChE 641 (Advanced Thermodynamics). We do have an immediate need (Fall 2017) for someone who can teach Unit Operations I (ChE 439) – which includes a 3 hour laboratory and one hour lecture per week.

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:

Krishnan Chittur
chitturk@uah.edu
Chemical and Materials Engineering
EB 117
University of Alabama Huntsville
Huntsville, AL 35899
(256) 824-3596 (voice)

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College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
December 20, 2017

Dean of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean of the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHS). 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. He or she fosters outstanding teaching, student learning, and persistence to graduation; scholarly and creative works; and service to the university, the community, and the profession. The Dean is responsible for all day-to-day activities of the College, including curriculum development, faculty recruitment and evaluation, planning, and budget.

Qualifications: Candidates for the position of CAHS Dean must hold a Ph.D. or appropriate terminal degree from an accredited institution, as well as academic and scholarly accomplishments meriting appointment to the rank of professor with tenure in an academic department within the College.

The CAHS Dean shall nurture a vibrant intellectual environment that encourages student and faculty success, research and creative achievement, community engagement, and collaboration. The ideal candidate will be able to

  • advance enrollment, student retention, and persistence to graduation
  • build working relationships between students, faculty, staff, alumni and other UAH colleges and divisions
    • promote excellence in teaching, learning, and student success
  • demonstrate a record of successful administrative experience and leadership in higher education that includes collaborative leadership, effective fiscal management, and development
    • display excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • champion diversity among faculty and students

College: The College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHS) at UAH comprises 10 departments and 75 full-time faculty. It offers undergraduate degrees in Art History, Art Studio, Communications Arts, English, History, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Theatre, World Languages and Cultures, and Writing, along with graduate programs in English, History, Psychology, Professional Communications, and Public Affairs. CAHS plays a key role in Charger Foundations, the University's general education curriculum, and participates in multiple interdisciplinary minors or programs, including Ancient and Medieval Studies, Game Production, Global Studies, Latin American Studies, Public History, Web Communications, and Women's and Gender Studies. CAHS houses the Humanities Center, an NEH-funded endowment that promotes research and public discussions by funding eminent scholars, scholarly presentations, library enhancement, workshops, and faculty research and travel.

The University: UAH offers 85 degree-granting programs that meet the highest standards of excellence, including 41 bachelor’s, 29 master’s, and 15 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. Since 2008, the University has undertaken more than $160 million in new construction. The University is implementing new strategic and campus master plans that plot a clear vision for our future. For more information on the strategic plan, visit http://www.uah.edu/president/strategic-plan. Total UAH enrollment is approximately 9,100, including approximately 2,000 graduate students. The undergraduate class is made up of 42% women and 58% men. The UAH 2017 freshman class scored an average of 27.9 on the ACT examination, the best of Alabama's public universities. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching rates UAH as a “high” research activity institution.

UAH tops many lists. It is number one in Alabama both for early career pay after graduation and for the economic outcome of its graduates. U.S. News and World Report ranks UAH as a Tier 1 university where students are "eager to enroll” and touts UAH as the number one return on investment in Alabama for both in-state and out-of-state students. UAH is ranked Alabama's second most affordable college for incoming freshmen with financial need.

UAH is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. Numerous departments and programs also hold accreditation or certification from professional associations, including the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education, the National Association of Schools of Art and Design, and the National Association of Schools of Music.

The Greater Huntsville Community: Located in the Tennessee Valley of Northern Alabama, Huntsville is the home of NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center where the first rockets to take Americans to the moon were designed and built. Huntsville has an international reputation as a high tech center with ties to NASA, the 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.

The population of the Huntsville metropolitan area is over 400,000 and is the fastest growing area in the state. The Huntsville community is recognized nationally for its strong economy and high levels of educational attainment, with public schools that are among the best in the nation. The Wall Street Journal named it among the nation's "New Silicon Cities" and Southern Living referred to Huntsville as among the best college towns in the South. MoveHub recently described Huntsville as one of the 20 most “hip” cities in the U.S. We are number four on the list of cities with the lowest cost of living, one of the top seventeen most affordable U.S. cities, number twenty-seven on the list of most educated cities in America, and number three on the list of best mid-size cities to make a living in the U.S.

In addition to its diversified high-tech economy, Huntsville offers abundant outdoor activities, is rich in cultural and recreational activities and has a thriving music and arts scene. The College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences plays an integral role in this cultural fabric. There are collaborative efforts with the professional symphony orchestra, a renowned community chorus, a world-class community concerts series, and several theatre and arts organizations. Within the college, there is a strong commitment to community service. Huntsville is also the home to America's largest independent center for the arts, housed in the historic Lowe Mill. For more information on the Greater Huntsville Community, visit http://www.huntsvillealabamausa.com.

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 the application to search.cahsdean@uah.edu. For additional information or questions please contact William Wilkerson, Dean of the Honors College and Chair of the Search Committee at William.wilkerson@uah.edu or Peggy Bower, Search Committee Support at bowerp@uah.edu. For full consideration, applications should be submitted by January 31, 2018, although applications will be received 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: 18/19-349.

Lecturer in Animation and Game Design

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

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

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of 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:  January 8, 2018 or until position filled 

JOB DESCRIPTION/REQUIREMENTS:   The Department of Art, Art History, and Design at the University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for a full-time lecturer in Animation and Game Design to begin on August 15, 2018. Eligible candidates will have in-depth knowledge of animation and video game production pipelines as well as the ability to teach introductory to advanced production classes.  Ideal applicants will also be able to teach non-production classes focused on game design & history.

Our classes are taught using Maya, Mudbox, Substance, Unreal, and Adobe CC. We would like to expand course offerings into 2D areas of production such as concept art, 2D animation, and storyboarding, and preference will be given to candidates with experience and interest in these areas.

Candidates for the position must hold an MA or higher (MFA preferred) in Game Design, Animation, or related field. Industry experience is preferred, but not required. The full-time lecturer is a teaching position with a 4/4 load and no research responsibilities at the university, though creative activity is encouraged.  A passion for undergraduate education is paramount. 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Applications for this position must include: (1) a letter of application, (2) a current vitae, (3) a teaching philosophy, (4) a link to an online portfolio, (5) original graduate transcripts, and (6) three letters of reference with contact information consisting of name, address, telephone number and email address.

Applications and inquiries should be directed to:
Lillian Joyce
Chair, Department of Art, Art History & Design
160-E Wilson Hall
301 Sparkman Drive
University of Alabama in Huntsville
Huntsville, AL 35899
256.824.6114/Lillian.Joyce@uah.edu

Salary is commensurate with experience. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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

Please refer to log number: 18/19-348

Full-Time Lecturer in Theatre Arts

The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for a two-year, full-time, renewable Lecturer position in Theatre, beginning August 2018. Renewal of the lecturer contract is contingent on effective performance in the position and department need. An M.F.A. in Theatre is required, as well as extensive experience in secondary education, and experience in stage management and costuming/production, with salary dependent on qualifications. Candidates must show evidence or potential for teaching excellence, and be qualified to teach rigorous Theatre courses, including secondary-level Theatre education, acting, stage management, costume design, production, and related courses. Additional desired qualities include program building and recruitment. Review of applications will begin on November 20, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: The College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences at the University of Alabama in Huntsville comprises 10 departments and 80 full-time faculty. We offer a wide array of programs in the arts, humanities, and social sciences including 25 B.A. programs, five M.A. programs, and two certificate programs. The college has also led the way in creating several interdisciplinary minors, such as Women’s and Gender Studies, Global Studies, and Science, Technology, and Society. Our class sizes are relatively small and our collegial faculty are committed to our students’ successes. In 2016-17 we awarded 135 B.A.’s, 35 M.A.’s, and 10 certificates.

ABOUT THE Program: The Theatre Program offers a BA in Theatre, with emphases available in performance, technical theatre, and dramaturgy. A minor in Theatre is also available. There are currently two full time faculty and two dual appointed faculty. We supply courses in Theatre to all colleges at the University. Our production season is currently four shows per year, including frequent collaborations with the Department of Music. We work within three different performance spaces, and a fully equipped tech and design facility.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: November 20, 2017 or until the position is filled

Applications for this position should include: (1) a letter of application, (2) a current vitae, and (3) original graduate transcripts, and (4) a list of at least three references with contact information consisting of name, address, telephone number and email address. Applications and inquiries should be directed to:

David Harwell
Director of Theatre Program
342 Morton Hall
University of Alabama in Huntsville
Huntsville, AL 35899
256.824.6871/6909
harweld@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 18/19-347

Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Industrial/Organizational Psychology

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

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: The College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences at The University of Alabama in Huntsville has 10 departments and 80 full-time faculty members.  We offer a wide array of disciplinary and interdisciplinary programs that include two dozen B.A. programs, five M.A. programs, and six certificate programs.  Our class sizes are relatively small and our collegial faculty are committed to our students’ successes. In 2016-2017 we awarded 135 B.A.’s, 35 M.A.’s, and 10 certificates.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The relatively small department has a M.A. program in Experimental Psychology, with a specialization in Industrial/Organizational Psychology also offered. The department has six faculty members, serving 150 undergraduate and 20 graduate students.  All Psychology faculty are provided research facilities. We are looking toward expanding our M.A. Program in Experimental Psychology and to potentially grow our focus on I/O Psychology or another related applied field in psychology.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Position open until filled.

JOB DESCRIPTION/REQUIREMENTS:  The University of Alabama in Huntsville Department of Psychology is seeking applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Industrial/Organizational Psychology to begin August 2018.  Teaching expectations include Introductory Psychology, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, undergraduate and graduate courses in research methods, as well as courses in the applicant’s area of specialization.  For Assistant Professor appointment, candidates must have a Ph.D. in Psychology, an active and promising research program specializing in I/O Psychology, and a record for developing contacts with local industries.  We seek applicants with a strong commitment to teaching, and a willingness to develop ties with the community. 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Applicants must submit 1) an academic vita; 2) a statement of teaching interests; 3) a statement of research interests; 4) reprints or preprints; 5) all transcripts; 6) a list of lab space and hardware/software needs; and 7) a list of three references.  Send these materials to: Jodi Price, Department of Psychology, 301 Sparkman Drive, The University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL 35899 or email your materials to jodi.price@uah.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately.  

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

Please refer to log number: 18/19-346

Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Communication Arts

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

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

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of Communication Arts offers a BA in speech communication, a BA in theatre, and a joint-BA (with English) in writing, as well as minors in these three areas. It has an MA program in Professional Communication. It has 10 faculty members and about 100 majors. We supply service courses in oral communication to a variety of colleges.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  December 10, 2017

JOB DESCRIPTION/REQUIREMENTS:   The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor in communication to begin on August 15, 2018. A Ph.D. in Communication is required, with salary dependent on qualifications. Candidates must show evidence or potential for teaching excellence, and be qualified to teach courses in public speaking, user experience, and public relations. Applications are due December 10, 2017. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer of minorities/ females/ veterans/ disabled.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: 

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

Dr. Pavica Sheldon
Department of Communication Arts
342 Morton Hall
University of Alabama in Huntsville
Huntsville, AL 35899
256-824-2305
Pavica.sheldon@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: 18/19-344

Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Video Production

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

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

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of Communication Arts offers a BA in speech communication, a BA in theatre, and a joint-BA (with English) in writing, as well as minors in these three areas. It has an MA program in Professional Communication. It has 10 faculty members and about 100 majors. We supply service courses in oral communication to a variety of colleges.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:   December 10, 2017

JOB DESCRIPTION/REQUIREMENTS:   The Department of Communication Arts at the University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor in video production to begin on August 15, 2018. Candidates for the assistant professor position must hold an MFA in video production or a Ph.D. in film or mass communication.  All eligible candidates must have in-depth knowledge of the full video production pipeline, and the ability to teach introductory and advanced classes in video production and the history of American cinema. Ideal applicants will be able to teach writing for visual media, cinematography, mass media and society, and have evidence of strong teaching skills, professional experience in video production, and good organizational skills. The salary is commensurate with experience. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer of minorities/ females/ veterans/ disabled.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Applications for this position should include: (1) a letter of application, (2) a current vitae, (3) web-based samples of work edited, created or produced, (4) original graduate transcripts, and (5) a list of at least three references with contact information consisting of name, address, telephone number and email address. Applications and inquiries should be directed to:

Dr. Pavica Sheldon
Department of Communication Arts
342 Morton Hall
University of Alabama in Huntsville
Huntsville, AL 35899
256-824-2305
Pavica.sheldon@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: 18/19-345

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:

Bhavani Sitaraman, Chair
sitarab@uah.edu
Department of Sociology
The University of Alabama in Huntsville
301 Sparkman Drive (MOR 344)
Huntsville, AL 35899

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

Part-Time Instructor: Psychology

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Part-Time Instructors: World Languages and Cultures

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

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

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

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

Dr. 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.


Part-Time Instructors: Geography

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

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

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

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

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


College of Nursing
October 20, 2017

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

Requirements: A doctoral degree is required, preferably in nursing, but candidates must hold a master’s degree in nursing with an advanced practice nurse specialty and certification to practice in Alabama. A program of research and scholarship is required. Faculty must engage in active teaching and learning strategies, i.e., flipped classroom and unfolding case studies as well as demonstrate experience with online learning.

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 building community partnerships, participating on college and university committees, and participating in DNP projects.

The College of Nursing: The College of Nursing offers a traditional BSN, RN-BSN, MSN and DNP programs, which are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The College's total fall 2017 enrollment is 1,412 students with 915 undergraduate students and 497 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 Very 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 positions will remain open until filled. Applications are being processed as received. If interested, please send a cover letter of interest, curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, and name of three (3) references including address, phone number, and email address to: Yeow Chye Ng, PhD, CRNP/Chair, Faculty Search Committee, UAH, College of Nursing, NB 207D, 256-824-2451, YeowChye.Ng@uah.edu.

Please refer to log number: 18/19-425.

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.

College of Science
November 1, 2017

Pei-Ling Chan Chair of Physics

The Department of Physics & Astronomy at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) seeks an innovative researcher in the field of biophysics, broadly including biophotonics, biomaterials, and closely-related areas of material science, to be the next Pei-Ling Chan Chair of Physics. The department seeks to broaden its research portfolio beyond our traditional strengths in astrophysics, optics and photonics, and nonlinear materials. The Chan Chair would anchor this effort and play a key role in determining the future direction of departmental and college research in this field, with the opportunity to provide leadership in developing a biophysics/biophotonics curriculum within the department and college to attract exceptional students to the University.

The successful candidate will be a prominent scholar and researcher with a history of research in biophysics, biophotonics, bio-optics, biochemistry, or related fields. Contributing effectively to the Department’s undergraduate and graduate teaching programs is expected, as is actively supervising physics graduate students for the Ph.D. degree. An experimental/theoretical specialization within the biophysics field is not identified, and could include soft matter, membranes, neurophysics, genetic and cellular networks, biological and biologically-inspired materials, cell dynamics, sensors and spectroscopy of single molecules, the manipulation of molecules in living cells, nano-structural and the nano-mechanical properties of biological surfaces, and investigation of biological processes using spectroscopy and multidimensional fluorescence imaging techniques, nanoparticles, and plasmonics.  

This endowed position offers an exciting opportunity for joint research, educational projects, and collaborations within UAH (such as with the biophysics Chan Chair in the Department of Biological Sciences) as well as with non-profit, government, and industrial partners located in Huntsville and the region.

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

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

For more information, contact Dr. James Miller, Professor & Chair, Department of Physics & Astronomy at phchan@uah.edu. Review of complete applications will begin on January 3, 2018 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 18/19-533

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Microbiology

The Department of Biological Sciences at The University of Alabama in Huntsville seeks candidates for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Microbiology starting August 2018. The successful candidate will develop a research program with emphasis on microbiomes and physiological or environmental phenomena, bacterial and viral bioinformatics, molecular mechanisms of infectious disease, or other areas of national interest. Researchers and research areas that can productively interact with the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, a center of excellence and innovation in sequence intensive methods, would be favored. Faculty will be expected to engage in funded research, to mentor graduate and undergraduate research, and to teach at the undergraduate and graduate level. Teaching assignments will primarily be in microbiology and related courses. The department values diversity, and is committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community. We particularly encourage applications from historically underrepresented groups, including women and minorities.

The Department of Biological Sciences is housed in the Shelby Center for Science and Technology with spacious, well-equipped teaching and research facilities. Collaborative research activity is encouraged with the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, and more than a dozen biotechnology companies in Cumming’s Research Park, all of which are located minutes away from the university.  Cummings Research Park is the 2nd largest research park in the United States with over 285 high technology companies.  Huntsville is a mid-sized city located in beautiful north Alabama, an area that boasts a reasonable cost of living and ample recreational and cultural opportunities. Please visit the department web site, www.uah.edu/biology, to learn more about the department and the area.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree or equivalent in an appropriate discipline and postdoctoral experience.  Applicants should submit a single PDF that includes a 1) cover letter; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) a research statement; 4) a statement of teaching interests; and 5) contact information for three letters of recommendation to microbioposition@uah.edu.  For further information or questions please contact the search committee chair, Dr. Roger Cruz-Vera at Luis.Cruz-Vera@uah.edu

Review of complete applications will begin 1 December, 2017 and will 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 18/19-532

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor (Evolution)

The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Alabama in Huntsville seeks candidates for a tenure-track assistant professor position in evolutionary biology/genetics. Researchers using molecular, cellular or computational techniques are encouraged to apply. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree or equivalent in an appropriate discipline and postdoctoral experience.  Faculty are expected to engage in funded research, to mentor graduate and undergraduate research, and to teach at the undergraduate and graduate level. Teaching assignments will primarily be in evolution and genetics but may include cell or organismal biology, depending on background. The department values diversity, and we are committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community. We particularly encourage applications from historically underrepresented groups, including women and minorities.

The Department of Biological Sciences is housed in the Shelby Center for Science and Technology with spacious, well-equipped teaching and research facilities. Collaborative research activity is encouraged with the Hudson Alpha Institute for Biotechnology, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, and more than a dozen biotechnology companies in Cumming’s Research Park, all of which are located minutes away from the university.  Cummings Research Park is the 2nd largest research park in the United States with over 285 high technology companies.  Huntsville is a mid-sized city located in beautiful north Alabama, an area that boasts a reasonable cost of living and ample recreational and cultural opportunities. Please visit the department web site, https://www.uah.edu/science/departments/biology, to learn more about the department and the area.  The starting date for the position will be August, 2018.  Applicants should submit a single PDF that includes a cover letter and 1)a curriculum vitae; 2) a research statement; 3) a statement of teaching interests; and 4) contact information for three letters of recommendation to biologyposition@uah.edu .  For further information or questions please contact the search committee chair, Dr. Bruce Stallsmith at stallsb@uah.edu

Review of complete applications will begin 1 December, 2017and will 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 18/19-531

Assistant Professor of Cybersecurity

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 2018 in the area of cybersecurity; however, outstanding candidates in other areas including cloud computing and mobile computing may be considered if they are qualified to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in cybersecurity.

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, Fortune 500 companies, and numerous high tech enterprises. 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 9,100 students. The Computer Science department offers BS, MS, and PhD degrees in Computer Science. Approximately 554 undergraduate majors and 151 graduate students are associated with the unit. Faculty research interests are many and include cybersecurity, mobile computing, data science, software engineering, visualization, graphics and game computing, multimedia, AI, image processing, pattern recognition, and distributed systems. Recent NSF figures indicate the department ranks 30th in the nation in overall federal research funding.

Interested  parties  must  submit  a  detailed  resume  with  references  to  info@cs.uah.edu  or Chair, Search Committee, Dept. of Computer Science The University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL 35899.  Qualified female and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Initial review of applicants will begin 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: 18/19-530

Professor and Chair of Mathematical Sciences

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

The UAH campus is located in Huntsville, Alabama, which is nestled in the Tennessee Valley and is a vibrant southern metropolis that is home to a robust economy. Among the region’s largest employers are the U.S. Army Redstone Arsenal, the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, and the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, and the nation’s second largest research park, Cummings Research Park (CRP). More than 285 high-tech and research companies and 25,000 employees are located in CRP, with UAH as the park’s anchor tenant. Downtown, small businesses and startups thrive thanks to ample support offered by the Huntsville Chamber of Commerce and the UAH Small Business Development Center. As a result, Huntsville has been listed among the nation’s top ten strongest economies and was recently named as one of the best cities to start a career, while Alabama has been noted as one of the top states for doing business. The metropolitan area’s 350,000+ residents are also considered some of the country’s most educated with one of the highest per-capita incomes.

Applicants are requested to submit by email a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a description of research, teaching, and administrative experience, a statement of goals and vision, and the names and contact information of at least three references to Dean Christopher mathsearch@uah.edu.  Information about the department can be found at http://www.uah.edu/math or by contacting Dr. Christopher.  Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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

Please refer to log number: 17/18-526


Part-Time Instructors: Mathematical Sciences

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

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

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

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

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


College of Professional and Continuing Studies

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.

Appointment Date:  December 2017/January 2018

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

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