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College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

 

Announcement of Lecturer Position in Art, Art History and Design

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

About the Position: The Department of Art, Art History & Design at The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for a non-tenure earning full-time lecturer appointment beginning Fall 2022. Preference will be given to candidates with the qualifications to teach ARH 100 Survey of Ancient to Medieval Art, ARH 103 Survey of Global Art and upper-division courses in area of specialization, preferably 1600-1800 in the Western canon OR any field within the non-Western traditions. A Ph.D. is required as well, with at least two years of teaching experience as an instructor of record. Candidates must demonstrate commitment to, and excellence in, undergraduate teaching as informed by current practices and scholarship in the field. They should also be committed to diversity and inclusion inside and outside the classroom. The successful candidate will be required to maintain office hours to meet with students, contribute to the other educational objectives of the program and department, provide service to the college, university, community, and the profession, and perform all other duties as assigned. While not required, experience with online teaching is preferred.

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

About the College: The College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences at The University of Alabama in Huntsville comprises nine departments and 84 full-time faculty. We offer a wide array of programs in the arts, humanities, and social sciences including 21 B.A. programs, five M.A. programs, and eight certificate programs. The college has also led the way in creating several interdisciplinary minors, such as Women’s and Gender Studies, Global Studies, and Game Design. Our class sizes are relatively small and our collegial faculty are committed to our student's success.

About the Department: The Department of Art, Art History & Design offers the B.A. with concentrations in Art History, Art Education and Art Studio, and a BFA with concentrations in Animation, Graphic Design Painting and Drawing, Photography, Printmaking and Sculpture, with approximately 240 majors overall.  Minors include Art Studio, Art History, Game Design and Web Communications. The department manages three gallery spaces, hosts visiting artists and scholars, and programming by and for the community. Our faculty includes two full-time tenured/tenure earning art historians, as well as 8 full-time studio faculty. We are committed to excellence in teaching, research and service. The department works collaboratively to support our students, develop programming, and participate in service activities.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Review of applications will begin on January 10, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Applications must include: 1) Cover letter that addresses qualifications for the position description, 2) Curriculum vitae, 3) Copy of graduate transcripts, 4) Teaching philosophy. We seek candidates who value inclusiveness and diversity and who will support our commitment to equity, to that end, 5) Candidates must submit a one-page statement of past or future contributions to equity, inclusivity, and diversity in research, teaching, and/or service. You may draw upon your personal as well as professional experiences in developing this statement. Applications should be sent to the Art, Art History & Design Chair, Jill Johnson at johnsok1@uah.edu. 6) Three letters of recommendation should be sent separately to the same email address. 

The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including marital or parental status), pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, citizenship, genetic information, or status as a veteran.

UAH mandates that all employees maintain compliance with current federal regulations.

Please refer to log number: 22/23-380

 

 

Announcement of Assistant Professor Position in English

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

Assistant Professor: The Department of English at The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor appointment beginning Fall 2022. The successful candidate holds a Ph.D. in English with an emphasis on User-Experience/Human Computer Interaction and Technical and Business Writing. Ideal candidates will be serious educators and scholars with excellent teaching skills and a productive record or demonstrated promise for academic scholarship. The regular teaching load is three courses (9 credit hours) per semester and may include both online and traditional formats; the successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses in business writing, technical communication, and user experience, support the courses required of our Writing B.A., and teach graduate classes in subjects technical communication, editing, information architecture, and usability studies.

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

About the College: The College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences at The University of Alabama in Huntsville comprises 9 departments and 84 full-time faculty. We offer a wide array of programs in the arts, humanities, and social sciences including 21 B.A. programs, five M.A. programs, and eight certificate programs. The college has also led the way in creating several interdisciplinary minors, such as Women’s and Gender Studies, Global Studies, User Experience, and Game Design and Development. Our class sizes are relatively small and our collegial faculty are committed to our students’ successes.

About the Department: The English Department at UAH is comprised of faculty committed to the promotion of literacies and the cultivation of scholarly and professional competencies in critical thinking and persuasive writing across a wide spectrum of literary, technical, and rhetorical situations. We foster intellectual and cultural diversity, originality of thought, and clarity and cogency of expression through degree programs designed to advance careful, sophisticated reading practices as well as complex analytical and research skills. We aim to cultivate our students' management, organization, and production of knowledge. The department also houses the VUE lab which supports student and faculty research projects with eye tracking tools, heart rate monitoring, and AR technology.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Dec. 15 or until the position is filled.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: We seek candidates who value inclusiveness and diversity and who will support our commitment to equity. To this end, please submit the following 1.) a 1-page statement of past or future contributions to equity, inclusivity, and diversity in research, teaching, and/or service. You may draw upon your personal as well as professional experience in developing this statement, 2.) a letter of application, 3.) a C.V. (which includes contact information for 3 references), 4.) a teaching philosophy statement. Applications should be sent to the English Search Committee Chair at english@uah.edu or, if preferred, you can apply using Interfolio by clicking on the following link: http://apply.interfolio.com/98541. Review of application materials will begin as soon as possible and materials will be accepted until the position is filled. Information about the Department, the University, and Huntsville can be found at http://www.uah.edu/ahs/departments/english.

The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including marital or parental status), pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, citizenship, genetic information, or status as a veteran.

UAH mandates that all employees maintain compliance with current federal regulations.

Please refer to log number: 22/23-378

 

 

Announcement of Assistant Professor Position in Human Factors Psychology

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

Assistant Professor: The Department of Psychology at The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for a tenure-track position in the area of Human Factors Psychology at the assistant professor level with appointment beginning Fall 2022. We seek applicants who welcome the challenges and rewards of serving on a diverse and intellectually curious faculty of a growing department located in a dynamic and supportive high-tech community.

Responsibilities: Effectively teach Human Factors, advanced statistics (e.g., SEM, Bayesian or other non-frequentist statistics, dynamic modeling, etc.) and related courses in undergraduate and graduate programs in face-to-face or online modes as needed by the department during the first year with an additional course in the candidate’s area of expertise during the second year. The regular teaching load is three courses (9 credit hours) per semester. Faculty are expected to conduct and publish high-quality scholarly research in a collegial environment where both intra- and inter-disciplinary collaborations are valued as well as participate actively in the profession, university service, and outreach to the local community.

Qualifications: A Ph.D. in Psychology, Human Factors, or a closely related field such as HCI or Systems Engineering is required. Ability to teach graduate and undergraduate courses related to Human Factors with an emphasis on advanced statistics is preferred. Ideal candidates will be serious educators and scholars with excellent teaching skills (prior online teaching experience preferred), and with evidence of ability to develop a programmatic line of research during which the candidate can supervise undergraduate and graduate student research. A successful candidate will be able to attract external funding while maintaining a highly productive record of publication. We prefer candidates who have a strong academic background and a commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education to grow the Human Factors Program and expand student interest and engagement in the newly developed Applied Experimental Psychology Ph.D. program. ABDs will be considered; however, all requirements for the doctoral degree must be completed by August 1, 2022 to be appointed at the rank of Assistant Professor.

About Huntsville: The Huntsville area is a culturally diverse community and maintains one of the highest per capita incomes and standards of living in the Southeast. U.S. News recently ranked Huntsville as the third best place to live in 2021-2022 among the 150 most populous metro areas in the country. Known as “Rocket City,” Huntsville has a major presence of technology, space, and defense industries, which allows the city to offer a variety of educational, recreational, and cultural opportunities. Huntsville is the most populous city in Alabama, with a metropolitan area population of more than 400,000 and growing. Huntsville’s Cummings Research Park is the country’s second largest research and technology park, housing nearly 300 companies and 29,000 employees involved in technology research and development. Huntsville has a high concentration of Ph.Ds., engineers, and STEM workers, and is recognized as a leading technology city with a rapidly expanding and diverse corporate ecosystem rich in innovation. Huntsville boasts a number of museums, historic sites, parks, and professional sports venues, including Huntsville Museum of Art, Burritt Museum and Park, EarlyWorks Children’s Museum, Alabama Constitution Village, Huntsville Botanical Garden, Monte Sano State Park, the U.S. Space and Rocket Center, Minor League Baseball’s Toyota Field, and Probst Arena for professional hockey. Active downtown and mid-city arts and entertainment districts, including Broadway and symphony performances and a new outdoor amphitheater music venue, contribute to Huntsville’s vibrant cultural life. For more information about Huntsville and its convenient location with easy access to Nashville, Birmingham, and Atlanta, please visit www.huntsville.org.   

About the University: The University of Alabama in Huntsville, classified as a High Research Active institution, offers academic and research programs in the colleges of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; Business; Education; Engineering; Nursing; Professional Studies; and Science. The University of Alabama in Huntsville is adjacent to Cummings Research Park and Redstone Arsenal, which is home to more than 75 federal agencies, including the U.S. Army Materiel Command, NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, the U.S. Missile Defense Agency, the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency’s Missile and Space Intelligence Center, and a new $1-billion FBI campus. Huntsville and surrounding communities present many opportunities for human factors research. For more information about UAH, see uah.edu/about.

About the College: The College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences at The University of Alabama in Huntsville comprises 9 departments and 84 full-time faculty. We offer a wide array of programs in the arts, humanities, and social sciences including 21 B.A. programs, five M.A. programs, and eight certificate programs. The college has also led the way in creating several interdisciplinary minors, such as Women’s and Gender Studies, Global Studies, and Game Design and Development. Our class sizes are relatively small and our collegial faculty are committed to our students’ successes.

About the Department: The Department of Psychology offers a minor and B.A. in Psychology with concentrations in Psychological Sciences and Psychological Services,  an M.A. in Experimental Psychology with the option to specialize in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, and will accept our first cohort of students this fall for our Ph.D. in Applied Experimental Psychology, with concentrations in Human Factors, and Psychology and Law as well as a Statistics minor (pending final SACSCOC approval). Faculty are committed to excellence in teaching, research and service.

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

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Applications must include: 1) a cover letter that addresses qualifications for the position description, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) a copy of graduate transcripts, 4) evidence, if available, of teaching experience or excellence. We seek candidates who value inclusiveness and diversity and who will support our commitment to equity. 5) Candidates must submit a 1-page statement of past or future contributions to equity, inclusivity, and diversity in research, teaching, and/or service. You may draw upon your personal as well as professional experience in developing this statement. Applications should be sent to the Psychology Search Committee Chair at jodi.price@uah.edu. 6) Three letters of recommendation should be sent separately to the same email address. 

The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including marital or parental status), pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, citizenship, genetic information, or status as a veteran.

UAH mandates that all employees maintain compliance with current federal regulations.

Please refer to log number: 22/23-379

 

 

Announcement of Lecturer Position in Philosophy and Political Science

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

Lecturer in Philosophy: The Department of Philosophy and Political Science at The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for a full-time, 18-month lecturer appointment beginning January 2022. Ideal candidates will be serious educators and scholars with excellent teaching skills and prior online teaching experience. The successful candidate will have a teaching load of four courses (12 credit hours) for the semester; at least two of these sections will be Introduction to Philosophy, with other introductory-level undergraduate courses in philosophy set by arrangement with the department chair. The successful candidate will teach most of these courses in-person, but some may be online. Experience with both formats will be favorably considered. The successful candidate also will value inclusiveness and diversity and support our commitment to equity. The preferred qualification is a Ph.D. in Philosophy; the minimum qualification for the position is an M.A. in Philosophy.

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

About the College: The College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences at The University of Alabama in Huntsville comprises 9 departments and 84 full-time faculty. We offer a wide array of programs in the arts, humanities, and social sciences including 21 B.A. programs, five M.A. programs, and eight certificate programs. The college has also led the way in creating several interdisciplinary minors, such as Women’s and Gender Studies, Global Studies, and Game Design and Development. Our class sizes are relatively small and our collegial faculty are committed to our students’ successes.

About the Department: The Department of Philosophy and Political Science offers a B.A. in Philosophy, a B.A. in Political Science, an M.A. in Public Affairs & Policy, undergraduate minors in philosophy and political science, an undergraduate certificate in Pre-Law, and a graduate certificate in International Security Policy. Faculty are committed to excellence in teaching, research and service.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Applications must include: 1) a cover letter that addresses qualifications for the position description, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) a copy of graduate transcripts, 4) evidence, if available, of teaching experience or excellence. We seek candidates who value inclusiveness and diversity and who will support our commitment to equity. 5) Candidates must submit a 1-page statement of past or future contributions to equity, inclusivity, and diversity in research, teaching, and/or service. You may draw upon your personal as well as professional experience in developing this statement. Applications should be sent to the Philosophy Search Committee Chair at philosophy@uah.edu. 6) Three letters of recommendation should be sent separately to the same email address. 

The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including marital or parental status), pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, citizenship, genetic information, or status as a veteran. 

UAH mandates that all employees maintain compliance with current federal regulations.

Please refer to log number: 21/22-375

 

 

Announcement of Lecturer Position in English

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

Full-Time Lecturer in English: The Department of English at the University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for a full-time lecturer appointment in English beginning January 2022. Preference will be given to candidates with a Ph.D. and experience in Rhetoric and Composition, Writing Studies, or First-Year Writing instruction. Candidates must demonstrate commitment to, and excellence in, undergraduate teaching as informed by current practices and scholarship in the field. The salary is commensurate with experience. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

About the University: The University of Alabama in Huntsville, classified as a High Research Activity institution, offers academic and research programs in the Colleges of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Business; Education; Engineering; Nursing; Professional 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 9 departments and 84 full-time faculty. We offer a wide array of programs in the arts, humanities, and social sciences including 21 B.A. programs, five M.A. programs, and eight certificate programs. The college has also led the way in creating several interdisciplinary minors, such as Women’s and Gender Studies, Global Studies, and Game Design and Development. Our class sizes are relatively small and our collegial faculty are committed to our students’ successes.

About the Department: The English Department at UAH is comprised of faculty committed to the promotion of literacies and the cultivation of scholarly and professional competencies in critical thinking and persuasive writing across a wide spectrum of literary, technical, and rhetorical situations. We foster intellectual and cultural diversity, originality of thought, and clarity and cogency of expression through degree programs designed to advance careful, sophisticated reading practices as well as complex analytical and research skills. We aim to cultivate our students’ management, organization, and production of knowledge.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Nov 28, 2021 or until the position is filled.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  We seek candidates who value inclusiveness and diversity and who will support our commitment to equity. To this end, please submit the following 1.) a 1-page statement of past or future contributions to equity, inclusivity, and diversity in research, teaching, and/or service. You may draw upon your personal as well as professional experience in developing this statement, 2.) a letter of application, 3.) a C.V. (which includes 3 references), 4.) a teaching philosophy. Applications should be sent to the English Search Committee Chair at english@uah.edu or, if preferred, you can apply using Interfolio by clicking on the following link: https://apply.interfolio.com/98157. Review of application materials will begin as soon as possible and materials will be accepted until the position is filled. Information about the Department, the University, and Huntsville can be found at http://www.uah.edu/ahs/departments/english.

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

Please refer to log number: 22/23-376

 

 

Announcement of Assistant Professor Position in Communication Arts

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

Assistant Professor: The Department of Communication Arts at The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor in Interpersonal, Media, and Strategic Communication beginning Fall 2022. A Ph.D. in Communication or a related area is required, with the degree conferred by appointment start date. Ideal candidates will be serious educators and scholars with excellent teaching skills and a productive record of scholarship. The successful candidate is expected to teach a mix of graduate and undergraduate courses that span Interpersonal Communication, Social Media, Advertising, Public Relations, Public Speaking, and other classes as needed by the department. The regular teaching load is three courses (9 credit hours) per semester, and applicants should be able to teach in face-to-face and online formats. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

About the University: The University of Alabama in Huntsville, classified as a High Research Activity institution, offers academic and research programs in the Colleges of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Business; Education; Engineering; Nursing; Professional 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 9 departments and 84 full-time faculty. We offer a wide array of programs in the arts, humanities, and social sciences including 21 B.A. programs, five M.A. programs, and eight certificate programs. The college has also led the way in creating several interdisciplinary minors, such as Women’s and Gender Studies, Global Studies, and Game Design and Development. Our class sizes are relatively small and our collegial faculty are committed to students’ successes.

About the Department: The Department of Communication Arts offers a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Arts, a Masters of Arts in Professional Communication, a Graduate Certificate in User Experience, Minors in Communication Arts and User Experience, and a shared Writing major.  Our faculty are committed to excellence in teaching, research and service.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Review of applications will begin immediately, with an application deadline of November 30. 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  To apply, compile the following items into a single pdf: 1) letter of application that addresses position qualifications (no longer than two pages); 2) curriculum vitae; 3) a brief (one page) statement of teaching philosophy and teaching experience; 4) a brief (one page) research statement; 5) a copy of all transcripts; 6) We seek candidates who value inclusiveness and diversity and who will support our commitment to equity. Hence, candidates must submit a 1-page statement of past or future contributions to equity, inclusivity, and diversity in research, teaching, and/or service. You may draw upon your personal as well as professional experience in developing this statement.  Submit the single pdf of all items to Dr. Eletra Gilchrist-Petty at Eletra.Gilchrist@uah.edu. Three letters of recommendation should be sent separately to the same address.

The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including marital or parental status), pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, citizenship, genetic information, or status as a veteran.

Please refer to log number: 22/23-377

 

 

College of Business

 

Announcement of Assistant Professor in Information Systems

College of Business

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

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

Responsibilities: Conduct and publish high quality scholarly research in a collegial environment in which both intra-and inter-disciplinary collaborations are valued. Effectively teach information systems courses to support graduate and undergraduate Information Systems, Analytics, and Cybersecurity programs in face-to-face or online modes as needed by the college. The college has strong cybersecurity programs at the undergraduate and graduate level.  Ability to teach courses like cybersecurity management in these programs would be a significant plus for a potential candidate.  Participate actively in the profession, university service and outreach to the local community, including U.S. federal government agencies with operations in the Huntsville area.

Qualifications: A Ph.D. in Information Systems or a closely related field is required. A Ph.D. from an AACSB accredited institution is preferred. Ability to teach graduate and undergraduate information systems courses. We prefer candidates who have a strong academic background, the ability to conduct research that is publishable in high quality journals, a commitment to excellence in graduate and undergraduate education, and the potential to engage in projects with companies, organizations, and government agencies in the Huntsville community. ABD candidates will be considered; however, all requirements for the doctoral degree must be completed by August 1, 2022 to be appointed at the rank of Assistant Professor.

For full details about the position, please visit http://www.uah.edu/hr/careers/faculty-careers.

APPOINTMENT DATE: August 2022

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: The College of Business is accredited by AACSB International and has approximately 29 tenured and tenure-track faculty, 35 research and part-time faculty, 1,050 undergraduates, and 430 graduate students. The college offers a BSBA degree with majors in management, marketing, information systems, accounting, and finance; a BS degree in economics and computational analysis; and seven graduate degrees: an MBA, and specialized masters’ degrees in accounting, business analytics, cybersecurity, human resource management, information systems, as well as supply chain and logistics management. UAH has been ranked by the NSF in recent years among the top 10 in the nation for federal funding of research in management and economics. For detailed information about the college and its programs, please visit uah.edu/business.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: The University of Alabama in Huntsville, classified as a High Research Active institution, offers academic and research programs in the colleges of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; Business; Education; Engineering; Nursing; Professional Studies; and Science. The University of Alabama in Huntsville is adjacent to Cummings Research Park and Redstone Arsenal, which is home to more than 75 federal agencies, including the U.S. Army Materiel Command, NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, the U.S. Missile Defense Agency, the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency’s Missile and Space Intelligence Center, and a new $1-billion FBI campus. For more information about UAH, see uah.edu/about.

ABOUT HUNTSVILLE: The Huntsville area is a culturally diverse community and maintains one of the highest per capita incomes and standards of living in the Southeast. U.S. News recently ranked Huntsville as the third best place to live in 2021-2022 among the 150 most populous metro areas in the country. Known as “Rocket City,” Huntsville has a major presence of technology, space, and defense industries, which allows the city to offer a variety of educational, recreational, and cultural opportunities. Huntsville is the most populous city in Alabama, with a metropolitan area population of more than 400,000 and growing. Huntsville’s Cummings Research Park is the country’s second largest research and technology park, housing nearly 300 companies and 29,000 employees involved in technology research and development. Huntsville has a high concentration of Ph.Ds., engineers, and STEM workers, and is recognized as a leading technology city with a rapidly expanding and diverse corporate ecosystem rich in innovation. Huntsville boasts a number of museums, historic sites, parks, and professional sports venues, including Huntsville Museum of Art, Burritt Museum and Park, EarlyWorks Children’s Museum, Alabama Constitution Village, Huntsville Botanical Garden, Monte Sano State Park, the U.S. Space and Rocket Center, Minor League Baseball’s Toyota Field, and Probst Arena for professional hockey. Active downtown and mid-city arts and entertainment districts, including Broadway and symphony performances and a new outdoor amphitheater music venue, contribute to Huntsville’s vibrant cultural life. For more information about Huntsville and its convenient location with easy access to Nashville, Birmingham, and Atlanta, please visit huntsville.org.      

APPLICATION PROCEDURE AND DEADLINE: Applicants must submit the following via email to the search committee at issearch@uah.edu: a letter of interest, a curriculum vita, evidence of teaching effectiveness (if any), a representative sample of recent research work, and a list of three references (three reference letters will be required for finalists). Official transcripts of all college work will be required for finalists. Review of candidates will begin immediately. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. The position will begin in Fall 2022.

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

UAH mandates that all employees maintain compliance with current federal regulations.

Please refer to log number: 22-23-129

 

 

 Announcement of Clinical Assistant Professor of Economics

College of Business

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

ABOUT THE POSITION: The College of Business at The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for a clinical assistant professor position in economics. We seek applicants who welcome the challenges and rewards of serving on a diverse and intellectually curious faculty of a growing college located in a dynamic and supportive high-tech community.  

Responsibilities: Effectively teach economics and related courses in graduate and undergraduate programs in face-to-face or online modes as needed by the college. Conduct and publish quality applied research in a collegial environment where both intra- and inter-disciplinary collaborations are valued. Participate actively in the profession, university service, and outreach to the local community.

Qualifications: A Ph.D. in economics or a closely related field is required. We prefer candidates who have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and maintain scholarly or professional activities sufficient to meet the college’s AACSB qualification standards; candidates who have the ability and commitment to actively engage with businesses, organizations, and federal agencies in the region; and candidates who can lead community-oriented practical research projects such as economic impact studies. ABDs will be considered; however, all requirements for the doctoral degree must be completed by August 1, 2022 to be appointed at the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor.

Appointment date: Fall 2022

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: The College of Business is accredited by AACSB International and has approximately 29 tenured and tenure-track faculty, 35 research and part-time faculty, 1,050 undergraduates, and 430 graduate students. The college offers a BSBA degree with majors in management, marketing, information systems, accounting, and finance; a BS degree in economics and computational analysis; and seven graduate degrees: an MBA, and specialized masters’ degrees in accounting, business analytics, cybersecurity, human resource management, information systems, as well as supply chain and logistics management. UAH has been ranked by the NSF in recent years among the top 10 in the nation for federal funding of research in management and economics. For detailed information about the college and its programs, please visit uah.edu/business.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: The University of Alabama in Huntsville, classified as a High Research Active institution, offers academic and research programs in the colleges of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; Business; Education; Engineering; Nursing; Professional Studies; and Science. The University of Alabama in Huntsville is adjacent to Cummings Research Park and Redstone Arsenal, which is home to more than 75 federal agencies, including the U.S. Army Materiel Command, NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, the U.S. Missile Defense Agency, the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency’s Missile and Space Intelligence Center, and a new $1-billion FBI campus. For more information about UAH, see uah.edu/about.

ABOUT HUNTSVILLE: The Huntsville area is a culturally diverse community and maintains one of the highest per capita incomes and standards of living in the Southeast. U.S. News recently ranked Huntsville as the third best place to live in 2021-2022 among the 150 most populous metro areas in the country. Known as “Rocket City,” Huntsville has a major presence of technology, space, and defense industries, which allows the city to offer a variety of educational, recreational, and cultural opportunities. Huntsville is the most populous city in Alabama, with a metropolitan area population of more than 400,000 and growing. Huntsville’s Cummings Research Park is the country’s second largest research and technology park, housing nearly 300 companies and 29,000 employees involved in technology research and development. Huntsville has a high concentration of Ph.Ds., engineers, and STEM workers, and is recognized as a leading technology city with a rapidly expanding and diverse corporate ecosystem rich in innovation. Huntsville boasts a number of museums, historic sites, parks, and professional sports venues, including Huntsville Museum of Art, Burritt Museum and Park, EarlyWorks Children’s Museum, Alabama Constitution Village, Huntsville Botanical Garden, Monte Sano State Park, the U.S. Space and Rocket Center, Minor League Baseball’s Toyota Field, and Probst Arena for professional hockey. Active downtown and mid-city arts and entertainment districts, including Broadway and symphony performances and a new outdoor amphitheater music venue, contribute to Huntsville’s vibrant cultural life. For more information about Huntsville and its convenient location with easy access to Nashville, Birmingham, and Atlanta, please visit http://www.huntsville.org.      

APPLICATION PROCEDURE AND DEADLINE: Applicants must submit the following via email to the search committee at econ@uah.edu: a letter of interest, a curriculum vita, evidence of teaching effectiveness (if any), a representative sample of recent research work (if any)and three (3) reference letters. Official transcripts of all college work will be required for finalists. Review of candidates will begin immediately. 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: 22-23-127

 

 

Announcement of Clinical Assistant Professor of Accounting

College of Business

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

ABOUT THE POSITION: The College of Business at The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for a clinical assistant professor position in accounting. We seek applicants who welcome the challenges and rewards of serving on a diverse and intellectually curious faculty of a growing college located in a dynamic and supportive high-tech community.  

Responsibilities: Effectively teach accounting and related courses in graduate and undergraduate programs in face-to-face or online modes as needed by the college. Participate actively in applied scholarship, university service, and outreach to the local community.

Qualifications: A doctoral degree in accounting or a closely related field is preferred, but a MAcc or a related graduate degree with the CPA designation and extensive professional experience will also be considered. We prefer candidates who have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and maintain scholarly or professional activities sufficient to meet the college’s AACSB qualification standards. We also prefer candidates who have the ability and commitment to actively engage with businesses, organizations, and federal agencies in the region. ABDs will be considered; however, all requirements for the doctoral degree may need to be completed by August 1, 2022 to be appointed at the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor.

Appointment date: Fall 2022

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: The College of Business is accredited by AACSB International and has approximately 29 tenured and tenure-track faculty, 35 research and part-time faculty, 1,050 undergraduates, and 430 graduate students. The college offers a BSBA degree with majors in management, marketing, information systems, accounting, and finance; a BS degree in economics and computational analysis; and seven graduate degrees: an MBA, and specialized masters’ degrees in accounting, business analytics, cybersecurity, human resource management, information systems, as well as supply chain and logistics management. UAH has been ranked by the NSF in recent years among the top 10 in the nation for federal funding of research in management and economics. For detailed information about the college and its programs, please visit uah.edu/business.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: The University of Alabama in Huntsville, classified as a High Research Active institution, offers academic and research programs in the colleges of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; Business; Education; Engineering; Nursing; Professional Studies; and Science. The University of Alabama in Huntsville is adjacent to Cummings Research Park and Redstone Arsenal, which is home to more than 75 federal agencies, including the U.S. Army Materiel Command, NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, the U.S. Missile Defense Agency, the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency’s Missile and Space Intelligence Center, and a new $1-billion FBI campus. For more information about UAH, see uah.edu/about.

ABOUT HUNTSVILLE: The Huntsville area is a culturally diverse community and maintains one of the highest per capita incomes and standards of living in the Southeast. U.S. News recently ranked Huntsville as the third best place to live in 2021-2022 among the 150 most populous metro areas in the country. Known as “Rocket City,” Huntsville has a major presence of technology, space, and defense industries, which allows the city to offer a variety of educational, recreational, and cultural opportunities. Huntsville is the most populous city in Alabama, with a metropolitan area population of more than 400,000 and growing. Huntsville’s Cummings Research Park is the country’s second largest research and technology park, housing nearly 300 companies and 29,000 employees involved in technology research and development. Huntsville has a high concentration of Ph.Ds., engineers, and STEM workers, and is recognized as a leading technology city with a rapidly expanding and diverse corporate ecosystem rich in innovation. Huntsville boasts a number of museums, historic sites, parks, and professional sports venues, including Huntsville Museum of Art, Burritt Museum and Park, EarlyWorks Children’s Museum, Alabama Constitution Village, Huntsville Botanical Garden, Monte Sano State Park, the U.S. Space and Rocket Center, Minor League Baseball’s Toyota Field, and Probst Arena for professional hockey. Active downtown and mid-city arts and entertainment districts, including Broadway and symphony performances and a new outdoor amphitheater music venue, contribute to Huntsville’s vibrant cultural life. For more information about Huntsville and its convenient location with easy access to Nashville, Birmingham, and Atlanta, please visit www.huntsville.org.    

APPLICATION PROCEDURE AND DEADLINE: Applicants must submit the following via email to the search committee at accsearch@uah.edu: a letter of interest, a curriculum vita, evidence of teaching effectiveness (if any), a representative sample of recent research work (if any)and three (3) reference letters. Official transcripts of all college work will be required for finalists. Review of candidates will begin immediately. 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: 22-23-128

 

 

Announcement of Assistant Professor of Finance

College of Business

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

ABOUT THE POSITION: The College of Business at The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for a tenure-track position in finance with an emphasis on investments at the assistant professor level. We seek applicants who welcome the challenges and rewards of serving on a diverse and intellectually curious faculty of a growing college located in a dynamic and supportive high-tech community.  

Responsibilities: Conduct and publish high-quality scholarly research in a collegial environment where both intra- and inter-disciplinary collaborations are valued. Effectively teach finance and related courses in graduate and undergraduate programs in face-to-face or online modes as needed by the college. Participate actively in the profession, university service, and outreach to the local community.

Qualifications: A Ph.D. in finance or a closely related field is required. A Ph.D. from an AACSB accredited institution is preferred. Ability to teach graduate and undergraduate courses in finance with an emphasis on investments is required. We prefer candidates who have a strong academic background, the ability to conduct research that is publishable in high quality journals, a commitment to excellence in graduate and undergraduate education, and the potential to expand student interest and engagement in the finance major. We also prefer candidates who have teaching interests in multiple areas (such as corporate finance and entrepreneurial finance in addition to investments) and have the potential to teach courses that involve student-managed funds. ABDs will be considered; however, all requirements for the doctoral degree must be completed by August 1, 2022 to be appointed at the rank of Assistant Professor.

Appointment date: Fall 2022

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: The College of Business is accredited by AACSB International and has approximately 29 tenured and tenure-track faculty, 35 research and part-time faculty, 1,050 undergraduates, and 430 graduate students. The college offers a BSBA degree with majors in management, marketing, information systems, accounting, and finance; a BS degree in economics and computational analysis; and seven graduate degrees: an MBA, and specialized masters’ degrees in accounting, business analytics, cybersecurity, human resource management, information systems, as well as supply chain and logistics management. UAH has been ranked by the NSF in recent years among the top 10 in the nation for federal funding of research in management and economics. For detailed information about the college and its programs, please visit uah.edu/business.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: The University of Alabama in Huntsville, classified as a High Research Active institution, offers academic and research programs in the colleges of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; Business; Education; Engineering; Nursing; Professional Studies; and Science. The University of Alabama in Huntsville is adjacent to Cummings Research Park and Redstone Arsenal, which is home to more than 75 federal agencies, including the U.S. Army Materiel Command, NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, the U.S. Missile Defense Agency, the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency’s Missile and Space Intelligence Center, and a new $1-billion FBI campus. For more information about UAH, see uah.edu/about.

ABOUT HUNTSVILLE: The Huntsville area is a culturally diverse community and maintains one of the highest per capita incomes and standards of living in the Southeast. U.S. News recently ranked Huntsville as the third best place to live in 2021-2022 among the 150 most populous metro areas in the country. Known as “Rocket City,” Huntsville has a major presence of technology, space, and defense industries, which allows the city to offer a variety of educational, recreational, and cultural opportunities. Huntsville is the most populous city in Alabama, with a metropolitan area population of more than 400,000 and growing. Huntsville’s Cummings Research Park is the country’s second largest research and technology park, housing nearly 300 companies and 29,000 employees involved in technology research and development. Huntsville has a high concentration of Ph.Ds., engineers, and STEM workers, and is recognized as a leading technology city with a rapidly expanding and diverse corporate ecosystem rich in innovation. Huntsville boasts a number of museums, historic sites, parks, and professional sports venues, including Huntsville Museum of Art, Burritt Museum and Park, EarlyWorks Children’s Museum, Alabama Constitution Village, Huntsville Botanical Garden, Monte Sano State Park, the U.S. Space and Rocket Center, Minor League Baseball’s Toyota Field, and Probst Arena for professional hockey. Active downtown and mid-city arts and entertainment districts, including Broadway and symphony performances and a new outdoor amphitheater music venue, contribute to Huntsville’s vibrant cultural life. For more information about Huntsville and its convenient location with easy access to Nashville, Birmingham, and Atlanta, please visit http://www.huntsville.org.      

APPLICATION PROCEDURE AND DEADLINE: Applicants must submit the following via email to the search committee at finsearch@uah.edu: a letter of interest, a curriculum vita, evidence of teaching effectiveness (if any), a representative sample of recent research workand three (3) reference letters. Official transcripts of all college work will be required for finalists. Review of candidates will begin immediately. 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: 22/23-126

 

 

College of Education

 

Announcement of Assistant Professor (Tenure-earning or Clinical Assistant) in Elementary Education

College of Education

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

ABOUT THE POSITION:  The University of Alabama in Huntsville College of Education is seeking a tenure-track OR clinical-track Assistant Professor of Elementary Education. We are seeking an enthusiastic individual committed to promoting just, equitable, and inclusive education to teach in the elementary education (literacy methods) and elementary education foundational courses (assessment, instructional strategies, classroom management). The successful candidate will be expected to maintain scholarly activities, teach courses in elementary education (with a focus on reading/emergent literacy) and engage in school, college, university and national service.

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION:

  • Teach undergraduate and graduate courses, specifically in elementary education, that include a focus on emergent literacy, learner-centered inquiry and project-based learning for elementary teacher education candidates, as well as other foundational courses for both the undergraduate and graduate programs within the Department of Curriculum and Instruction;
  • Supervise and mentor students during practicum courses and internships;
  • Collaborate with colleagues to conduct program/course planning and revision;
  • Engage in scholarly endeavors, including presentations, refereed publications and writing proposals for extramural research funding;
  • Provide academic advisement and mentoring;
  • Provide service to the University, College, Community and Profession.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • An earned doctorate in elementary education or curriculum and instruction with an emphasis in elementary education or closely related area from an accredited institution. ABD may be considered, but doctorate must be completed by the start of the 2022 academic year;
  • 3 or more years of successful K-5 teaching experience as a licensed elementary teacher.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Leadership experience in education profession including involvement with K-12 partnerships and collaborations and community outreach, and literacy initiatives
  • Three or more years of successful K–3 teaching experience as a licensed classroom teacher
  • Three or more years of successful experience as a reading specialist and/or literacy coach in the elementary grades
  • In-depth understanding of current state and national educator preparation issues and research;
  • Knowledge and experience in designing and facilitating online and blended/hybrid course delivery
  • Understanding of curriculum standards, planning, and implementation at the elementary (K-6) levels
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse school-aged students;
  • Demonstrated potential for scholarly and creative activity;
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development to remain current in the field;
  • Experience using current technology to support elementary teaching and learning.

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

APPOINTMENT DATE: Fall 2022

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: The College of Education is comprised of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction and the Department of Kinesiology.  The College offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees in teacher education and a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with concentrations in exercise science, physical education, and sport and fitness management.  The Educator Preparation Program serves undergraduate and graduate candidates in the areas of Biology, Chemistry, Collaborative Education (special education), Early Childhood Education/Early Childhood Special Education, Elementary Education, English Language Arts, General Science, General Social Sciences, History, Mathematics, Music Education, Orientation and Mobility, Physical Education, Physics, Visual Arts, Visual Impairments, and World Languages.  The College also offers a Master of Arts in Teaching (5th year Alternative Master’s initial license), a Master of Education degree with concentrations in Autism Spectrum Disorders, Elementary Education, Secondary Education, English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), Reading Specialist, Visual Impairments, and Orientation and Mobility, and a Master of Science degree in Applied Behavior Analysis. It anticipates launching a Master of Science degree in Kinesiology in Fall 2022. All programs have achieved regional and national recognition for excellence and are approved by the Alabama State Department of Education and accredited by CAEP.  For detailed information about the Teacher Education Program at UAH, visit http://www.uah.edu/education.

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

APPLICATION PROCEDURE AND DEADLINE:  Applications will be reviewed as received.  Priority will be given to those applications received by December 15, 2021. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest (relating your experiences to the required and preferred qualifications and responsibilities of the position), curriculum vitae, official transcripts, one or two recent scholarly publications or scholarly works in progress and three current letters of recommendation (within the past year) to:

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

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

Please direct any questions related to the position to: Dr. Wolfram Verlaan, Chair of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction (wev0001@uah.edu).

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

Please refer to log number: 22/23-629

 

 

Announcement of Assistant Professor (Tenure-earning or Clinical Assistant) in Special Education

College of Education

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

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

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION:

  • Teach undergraduate and graduate courses specifically in special education as well as other foundational courses for both the undergraduate and graduate programs within the Department of Curriculum and Instruction;
  • Supervise and mentor students during their internship;
  • Collaborate with colleagues to conduct program/course planning and revision;
  • Engage in scholarly endeavors, including presentations and refereed publications;
  • Provide academic advisement and mentoring;
  • Provide service to the University, College, Community, and Profession;

Minimum Qualifications:

  • An earned doctorate in Special Education or related field (ABD may be considered)
  • Three (3) years minimum of instructional experience with students PreK-12 in special education settings

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Expertise in Visual Impairments, Orientation and Mobility (COMS), or Applied Behavior Analysis (i.e., BCBA or BCBA-D)
  • Evidence of scholarship (published, in press, or submitted, and presentations).
  • Demonstrated potential in grant writing and implementation.
  • Experience teaching university students in online, hybrid, and/or face-to-face models.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with students and colleagues with broadly diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds in educational, research, or other work activities.
  • Experience in teaching and service with diverse populations and/or in urban settings with a variety of ages, both typically developing children as well as those with developmental delays and disabilities.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of issues of importance to special education and administration, education PK-12, and teacher preparation and professional development.
  • Potential for collaboration with university and community partners.

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

APPOINTMENT DATE: Fall 2022

ABOUT THE COLLEGE:  The College of Education is comprised of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction and the Department of Kinesiology.  The College offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees in teacher education and a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with concentrations in exercise science, physical education, and sport and fitness management.  The Educator Preparation Program serves undergraduate and graduate candidates in the areas of Biology, Chemistry, Collaborative Education (special education), Early Childhood Education/Early Childhood Special Education, Elementary Education, English Language Arts, General Science, General Social Sciences, History, Mathematics, Music Education, Orientation and Mobility, Physical Education, Physics, Visual Arts, Visual Impairments, and World Languages.  The College also offers a Master of Arts in Teaching (5th year Alternative Master’s initial license), a Master of Education degree with concentrations in Autism Spectrum Disorders, Elementary Education, Secondary Education, English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), Reading Specialist, Visual Impairments, and Orientation and Mobility, and a Master of Science degree in Applied Behavior Analysis. It anticipates launching a Master of Science degree in Kinesiology in Fall 2022. All programs have achieved regional and national recognition for excellence and are approved by the Alabama State Department of Education and accredited by CAEP.  For detailed information about the Teacher Education Program at UAH, visit http://www.uah.edu/education.

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

APPLICATION PROCEDURE AND DEADLINE:  Applications will be reviewed as received.  Priority will be given to those applications received by December 15, 2021.  Interested candidates should submit a cover letter of interest (relating your experiences to the required and preferred qualifications and responsibilities of the position), curriculum vitae, official transcripts, one or two recent scholarly publications or scholarly works in progress and three current letters of recommendation (within the past year) to:

Special Education Faculty Search
UAH College of Education
Roberts Hall 323
301 Sparkman Drive
Huntsville, AL 35899

marcie.meeves@uah.edu

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

Please direct any questions related to the position to: Dr. Derrick Smith, Associate Dean of the College of Education (derrick.smith@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: 22/23-630

  

 

Announcement of Assistant Professor of Exercise Science

College of Education

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

ABOUT THE POSITION: The Department of Kinesiology at UAH is seeking a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Exercise Science. Duties include teaching 9 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, as well as the new Sports Science graduate program. Specialties for the position may include teaching, research, and applied experience in human performance assessment, sports science, and nutrition. Additional responsibilities include curriculum development, laboratory supervision, and performing other duties as assigned by the Dean of the College of Education and the Chair of the Department of Kinesiology. The ideal candidate will be committed to effective classroom teaching, student mentoring, curriculum development, and professional scholarly activity.

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate (ABD considered if completed by August 2022) in Exercise Science, Sports Science, Nutrition, or related field
  • Experience teaching university students in Kinesiology, Sports 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, Sports Science- or Nutrition-related field

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience developing/enhancing sports science courses and programs
  • Experience teaching university students in online, hybrid, and/or face-to-face modalities
  • 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 human performance laboratory equipment (EMG, force plates, metabolic cart, etc.)
  • Active participation in and certification from Sports Science-related professional organizations
  • Potential to teach and develop graduate level courses
  • Experience working with programmatic accreditation

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: Fall 2022.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of Kinesiology is authorized to award a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology with concentrations in Exercise Science and Physical Education, as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Sports & Fitness Management. Pending final approval, the Department will begin delivering courses for a Master of Science degree in Kinesiology with a focus on Sports Science in 2022-2023. Both the Exercise Science concentration and Sports Science graduate program are designed to align with the standards of the American College of Sports Medicine and the National Strength and Conditioning Association, which will soon offer a certification specifically for Performance and Sport Science. (https://www.uah.edu/education/departments/kinesiology)

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

APPLICATION PROCEDURE AND DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest (relating your experiences to the required/preferred qualifications and responsibilities of the position), curriculum vitae, official transcripts, evidence of scholarly publications, and three current letters of recommendation. Please send application material to:

Rae Gill
c/o UAH Kinesiology – Faculty Search
301 Sparkman Drive – Wilson Hall 329
Huntsville, AL 35899

Digital submissions may be sent via e-mail to rae.gill@uah.edu. Please direct any question related to the position to Dr. Paul N. Whitehead, Director of Sports Science at paul.whitehead@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: 22/23-631

 

 

Announcement of Visiting Lecturer of Exercise Science

College of Education

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

ABOUT THE POSITION: The Department of Kinesiology at UAH invites applications for a 9-month Visiting Lecturer of Exercise Science with an expected start date in Fall 2022. Duties include providing quality instruction within undergraduate courses, participation in professional service that continues the advancement of the department, and demonstrating collegiality in all aspects of professional engagement. The successful candidate will be asked to teach no more than 4 courses within the undergraduate Exercise Science concentration per semester. Specialties for the position may include exercise physiology, applied experience in human performance assessment, sports science, and nutrition.

Required Qualifications:

  • · Earned doctorate (ABD considered if completed by August 2022) in Exercise Science, Sports Science, Nutrition, or related field

Preferred Qualifications:

  • · Experience teaching university students in online, hybrid, and/or face-to-face modalities
  • · Potential to collaborate with other units and colleagues within the university and community
  • · Knowledge of maintaining and use of human performance laboratory equipment (EMG, force plates, metabolic cart, etc.)

Rank and Salary: This is a temporary 9 month appointment at the rank of Lecturer (non-tenured). 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 10, 2022.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of Kinesiology is authorized to award a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology with concentrations in Exercise Science and Physical Education, as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Sports & Fitness Management. Pending final approval, beginning in the Fall of 2022, the Department will begin delivering courses for a Master of Science degree in Kinesiology with a focus on Sports Science. Both the Exercise Science concentration and Sports Science graduate program are designed to align with the standards of the American College of Sports Medicine and the National Strength and Conditioning Association, which will soon offer a certification specifically for Performance and Sport Science. (https://www.uah.edu/education/departments/kinesiology)

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, & Social Sciences, Business, Education, Engineering, Nursing, Professional Studies, and Science. Huntsville maintains one of the highest per capita incomes and standard of living in the Southeast United States. Huntsville is a national center of aerospace and high technology research and is home to NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center. Huntsville and surrounding communities present many opportunities for healthcare research and professional practice.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE AND DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest (relating your experiences to the required/preferred qualifications and responsibilities of the position), curriculum vitae, official transcripts, evidence of scholarly publications, and three current letters of recommendations. Please send application material to:

Rae Gill
c/o UAH Kinesiology – Faculty Search
301 Sparkman Drive – Wilson Hall 329
Huntsville, AL 35899

Digital submissions may be sent via e-mail to rae.gill@uah.edu. Please direct any question related to the position to Dr. Ryan Conners, Program Director of Exercise Science (ryan.conners@uah.edu).  For both mailed and digital applications, please refer to log number: 22/23-632.

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

 

 

Announcement of Adjunct Position in the Department of Kinesiology

Part-time, as needed

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for adjunct positions within the Department of Kinesiology. Specifically, positions are available within the Exercise Science, Sport and Fitness Management, and Physical Education Educator Preparation programs. These positions are part-time faculty positions. Persons hired in adjunct positions typically teach 3-6 hours of course work (1-2 classes), on an as needed basis. Compensation is based on a standard university scale according to the number of credit hours being taught. Primary responsibilities include instruction based on the given student learning objective for the course, designing and implementing quality assessments, and grading students on their ability to master the learning objectives.

Qualifications:

Minimum requirements include a Master’s degree in Exercise Science, Sports Management, Physical Education, or a related field. Previous experience as an instructor is preferred.

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

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

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

For questions or concerns please contact Rae Gill at rae.gill@uah.edu.

 

 

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

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

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

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

Minimum Qualifications:

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

Courses:

Fundamentals in Applied Behavior Analysis II

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

Research Methods in Applied Behavior Analysis

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

Applications:

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

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

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

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

 

 

College of Engineering

 

Announcements of Tenure-Track Faculty Positions in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

ABOUT THE POSITIONS:

The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant-Professor positions: one in Aerospace Engineering with emphasis on hypersonics and one in experimental Materials Science/Solid Mechanics with emphasis on materials in extreme environments including those found in high-speed aerospace applications.  Applicants should have an earned Ph.D. degree in Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, or a related field.  Applicants for the Aerospace Engineering position who have or may apply for a US security clearance are preferred.  We seek candidates who can inspire and lead funded research scholarship, enable student success at both the undergraduate and graduate levels through teaching and mentoring, and contribute proactively to university and professional service while contributing to the diversity of the UAH academic community.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY:

The University of Alabama in Huntsville, classified as a Higher Research Activity institution, offers academic and research programs in the Colleges of Engineering, Science, Nursing, Business, Education, Professional and Continuing Studies and Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences.  Huntsville maintains one of the highest per capita incomes and standards of living in the Southeast. It is a national center of aerospace and high technology research. The Huntsville area is also home to more than 50 Fortune 500 companies, the Hudson Alpha Institute for Biotechnology, and several federal research facilities including NASA Marshall Space Flight Center and the Army’s Missile Defense Agency, Materiel Command, Combat Capabilities Development Command Aviation & Missile Center, and Space and Missile Defense Command.  New manufacturing facilities include those owned by Blue Origin, GE Aviation, Toyota, and Mazda. 

ABOUT THE COLLEGE:

The College of Engineering is comprised of five departments and has the largest enrollment of the university’s five academic colleges.  The College enrolls 35% of UAH’s undergraduates in ABET‐accredited programs in aerospace, chemical, civil, computer, electrical, industrial and systems, and mechanical engineering.  The college research focus includes three of several National Academy of Engineering (NAE) grand challenge problems - secure cyberspace; restore and improve urban infrastructure; and engineer tools of scientific discovery.    

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT:

The Department offers BS degrees in Mechanical Engineering and in Aerospace Engineering, and an MS and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering and Aerospace Systems Engineering.  Our faculty is comprised of 19 tenure-track/tenured members and 6 full-time non-tenure-track members.  Our undergraduate student body is comprised of 783 aerospace engineering students and 661 mechanical engineering students.  We have 238 graduate students in both disciplines.  Our faculty’s research interests include materials for aerospace applications and for energy storage, gas turbine heat transfer, electrochemical energy conversion and storage, design and control of unmanned systems, applications of smart materials, and computational fluid dynamics applied to low-speed combustion and fire applications, fluid-structure interactions, high-speed aerodynamics, and advanced manufacturing processes.   In addition to its nationally known educational and research activities in rocket propulsion, the Department is engaged in a wide range of research activities currently funded by NSF, DOD, NASA, DOE, USDA, the State of Alabama, and several corporate sponsors.  

APPLICATION PROCEDURE AND DEADLINE:   

Application material (in pdf format) including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information (including name, address, email address, and phone numbers) for at least three references, separate statements of research plans and teaching interests, and a brief statement, not to exceed one page, describing how you would contribute to creating an inclusive environment, consistent with UAH’s core values should be sent to maesearch@uah.edu

Consideration of applications will begin immediately, and the search will remain open until the positions are filled.  A starting date at the beginning of the Fall 2022 term is anticipated.  Attendance in new-faculty orientation sessions prior to the first class day of the starting term is required.

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

UAH mandates that all employees maintain compliance with current federal regulations.

For the Aerospace position, please refer to search #22/23-254

For the Materials Science/Solid Mechanics position, please refer to search #22-23-253

 

 

Announcement of Full-Time Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering 

Chemical and Materials Engineering Department

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

ABOUT THE POSITION:  The Chemical & Materials Engineering Department at the University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor. Applicants with an undergraduate educational background in Chemical Engineering who have research interests across the spectrum of chemical engineering, materials, and biotechnology are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to applicants who complement current research thrust areas and who would be able to teach process simulation, process control with an introduction to sustainable technologies. A distinguished academic record, potential for future promise in research, and a commitment to both undergraduate and graduate instruction are desired. The department is highly committed to a diverse faculty and student body. Women and candidates from member groups traditionally under-represented in engineering are strongly encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will be expected to work closely in advising a diverse population of undergraduate students, to develop an internationally recognized and externally funded research program, to build sustainable government and/or industrial research collaborations, to mentor graduate students in research projects, and to demonstrate a sincere commitment to excellence in teaching at all levels. The candidate must have a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering or a closely related engineering discipline to warrant an appointment.

The Department has approximately 180 undergraduate students and about 10 graduate students. The Department has an ABET accredited undergraduate program, an M.S. program, and a Ph.D. Chemical Engineering option through Mechanical Engineering. It also participates in two interdisciplinary doctoral programs, Materials Science and Biotechnology. Research and teaching programs exist in the areas of catalysis, thermodynamics, sustainable energy, nanotechnology, biomaterials, biomolecular and cellular engineering, and immune-engineering. The department enjoys close collaborations with NASA, Army Redstone Arsenal, Hudson-Alpha Institute, and industrial partners.

APPOINTMENT DATE: The anticipated starting date is for the Fall 2022 semester.

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 - secure cyberspace, restore and improve urban infrastructure, and engineer tools of scientific discovery.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: The University of Alabama in Huntsville, classified as a High Research Activity institution, offers academic and research programs in the Colleges of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Business; Education; Engineering; Nursing; Professional Studies; and Science. It has a total student population of nearly 10k.

ABOUT HUNTSVILLE: Huntsville and its surrounding communities have the highest regional population in the state while maintaining one of the highest per capita incomes and standards of living in the Southeast. Huntsville has the second largest per capita number of highly educated scientists and engineers in the nation. It is a national center of aerospace and high technology research, being home to NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center and the Army’s Redstone Center.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE AND DEADLINE:  Submit applications electronically to cme.search@uah.edu. Complete PDF applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, a 1-page statement on how you would contribute towards creating an inclusive environment consistent with UAH’s core values, and contact information of at least three professional references. Screening begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is for the fall term, August 17, 2022.  

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

UAH mandates that all employees maintain compliance with current federal regulations.

Please refer to log number: 22/23-251

 

 

Announcement of Full-Time Tenure-Track Position in Civil and Environmental Engineering

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

JOB DESCRIPTION/REQUIREMENTS:  

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) invites applicants for a tenure-track faculty position in the broad area of structural engineering at the assistant professor level. The successful candidate must have earned a Ph.D. degree in Civil Engineering with an emphasis in Structural Engineering or a closely related field. We seek a candidate with a strong background in computational mechanics, the use of multi-functional materials, and structural performance for extreme events. Experience in computational modeling and design of structural systems, innovative materials for sustainable and resilient structures and infrastructures are preferred. Professional experience and the ability to obtain registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) are required.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT:

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering offers the BS, MSE, and Ph.D. degrees in Civil and Environmental Engineering. The department has four tenured/tenure-earning faculty, one clinical assistant professor, and one lecturer.  The enrollment within the department is about 170 undergraduate students and 20 graduate students. The CEE Department has current research funding of around $9 million. The faculty research strengths are in the areas of transportation, environmental engineering, structures, materials, sustainability, and water resources. Current and previous sources of faculty funding include federal sources such as USDOT, ALDOT, NSF, DOE, DOD, NASA, and industry.

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 - secure cyberspace; restore and improve urban infrastructure; and engineer tools of scientific discovery.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY:

The University of Alabama in Huntsville, classified as a High Research Activity institution, offers academic and research programs in the Colleges of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Business; Education; Engineering; Nursing; Professional Studies; and Science.  Huntsville maintains one of the highest per capita incomes and standards of living in the Southeast.  It is a national center of aerospace and high technology research and is home to NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center. Huntsville and surrounding communities present many opportunities for healthcare research and professional practice. Huntsville has a population of 215,006 as of the 2020 census, making it Alabama’s most populous city. US News and World Report ranked Huntsville 3rd in the 25 best places to live in the US for 2021-2022.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:   

Consideration of applications will begin immediately, and the search will remain open until the position is filled.  The anticipated starting date is August 17, 2022. Attendance in new-faculty orientation sessions prior to the official starting date is required.

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, a separate statement for both teaching interests and research interest, and a brief statement, not exceeding one page, on how you would contribute towards creating an inclusive environment, consistent with UAH’s core values should be sent to ceesearch@uah.edu. 

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

UAH mandates that all employees maintain compliance with current federal regulations.

Please refer to search number 22/23-250

 

 

Announcement of Full-Time Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position in Electrical Engineering

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

JOB DESCRIPTION/REQUIREMENTS:

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in the area of control systems. The candidate must be able to teach undergraduate and graduate classes in classical and modern control systems. It is desirable that the candidate’s research areas include modern control systems incorporating artificial intelligence and/or machine learning, with applications to fields such as robotics and autonomous systems. The candidate must have a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering or closely related areas.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT:

The Department offers a BS degree in electrical, computer and cybersecurity engineering, MS and Ph.D. in electrical and computer engineering (shared with the University of Alabama in Birmingham), interdisciplinary MS degree in software engineering and cybersecurity. Our faculty is currently comprised of 18 tenure-track/tenured members and 3 full-time lecturers. Our student body includes approximately 750 undergraduate and 200 graduate students. Our faculty’s research interests include electronic devices, nanostructures/nanodevices, applied electromagnetics and optics, signal and image processing, cybersecurity and software engineering. The Department is engaged in a wide range of research activities currently funded by NSF, DOD, NASA, DOE, USDA, NSA, Redstone Arsenal, the State of Alabama, and several corporate sponsors.

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 - secure cyberspace; restore and improve urban infrastructure; and engineer tools of scientific discovery.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY:

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

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

Consideration of applications will begin immediately, and the search will remain open until the position is filled. The anticipated starting date is the Fall term, 2022. Attendance in new-faculty orientation sessions prior to the official starting date is required.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Application material (in a single file pdf format) including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information (including name, address, email address and phone numbers) for at least three references, a statement of teaching interests, a statement of research interests and a brief statement, not exceeding one page, on how you would contribute towards creating an inclusive environment, consistent with UAH’s core values should be sent to ecesearch@uah.edu.

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

UAH mandates that all employees maintain compliance with current federal regulations.

Please refer to log number: 22/23-249

 

 

Announcement of Full-Time Tenure Track Assistant Professor Position in Cybersecurity Engineering

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

JOB DESCRIPTION/REQUIREMENTS:  

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in cybersecurity. Successful applicants will have earned a Ph.D. degree in computer engineering, cybersecurity, or closely related areas. Applicants should demonstrate (a) the potential for scholarly activities that are supported by externally funded contracts and grants in the areas such as modeling and simulation for cybersecurity, test and evaluation for cybersecurity, malware analysis, software reverse engineering, automated attack and defense methods, ethical hacking and software assurance, (b) a commitment to teach and mentor students in the area of cybersecurity and computer engineering, and (c) a desire for university and professional service. The successful candidate is expected to collaborate with the UAH Center for Cybersecurity Research and Education (CCRE) and should be able to obtain a US security clearance.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT:

The Department offers Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degrees in electrical, computer and cybersecurity engineering, Master of Science (M.S.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in electrical and computer engineering (shared with University of Alabama in Birmingham), interdisciplinary M.S. degrees in software engineering and cybersecurity. Our faculty is currently comprised of 18 tenure-track/tenured members and 3 full-time lecturers. Our student body includes approximately 750 undergraduate and 200 graduate students. Our faculty’s research interests include electronic devices, applied electromagnetics and optics, signal and image processing, Internet-of-Things, computer systems, cybersecurity, and software engineering. The Department is engaged in a wide range of research activities currently funded by NSF, DOD, NASA, DOE, USDA, NSA, Redstone Arsenal, the State of Alabama, and several corporate sponsors.

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 - secure cyberspace; restore and improve urban infrastructure; and engineer tools of scientific discovery.

ABOUT THE CENTER FOR CYBERSECURITY RESEARCH AND EDUCATION:

The Center for Cybersecurity Research and Education (CCRE) is an interdisciplinary center that conducts applied cybersecurity research and development. The center actively collaborates with UAH faculty, staff, and students and employs 35 full-time research staff. CCRE conducts research for the National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Standards and Technology, US Army, US Army Corps of Engineers, Federal Bureau of Investigation, National Security Agency, US Navy and many corporations. Research strengths of CCRE include cyber physical system and industrial control system security, malware analysis, cyber-attack modeling and simulation, software assurance, cybersecurity education, intrusion detection, and cybersecurity test and evaluation. CCRE research expenditures exceeded $7M in 2020.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY:

The University of Alabama in Huntsville, classified as a Higher Research Activity institution, offers academic and research programs in the Colleges of Nursing, Business, Engineering, Science, Education, Professional Studies and Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences. Huntsville maintains one of the highest per capita incomes and standards of living in the Southeast. It is a national center of aerospace and high technology research. Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville is designated as a Federal Center of Excellence and is home to multiple large federal government agencies, military commands, and centers from National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the U.S. Army, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Missile Defense Agency, the Defense Intelligence Agency, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. UAH faculty, staff, and students conduct research with Redstone Arsenal staff across many disciplines.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:   

Consideration of applications will begin immediately, and the search will remain open until the position is filled.  The anticipated starting date is the fall term, 2022. Attendance in new-faculty orientation sessions prior to the official starting date is required.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: 

Application material (in a single file pdf format) including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information (including name, address, email address and phone numbers) for at least three references, a statement of teaching interests, a statement of research interests and a brief statement, not exceeding one page, on how you would contribute towards creating an inclusive environment, consistent with UAH’s core values should be sent to ecesearch@uah.edu.

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

UAH mandates that all employees maintain compliance with current federal regulations.

Please refer to log number: 22/23-248

 

 

Announcement of Full-Time Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position in Computer Engineering

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

JOB DESCRIPTION/REQUIREMENTS:  

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in computer engineering. Successful applicants will have earned a Ph.D. degree in computer engineering, electrical engineering, computer science, or closely related areas. Consideration will be given to candidates who have expertise in one of the following areas: (a) Internet-of-Things, (b) cloud computing, (c) software engineering, (d) systems security. Applicants should demonstrate (a) the potential for scholarly activities that are supported by externally funded contracts and grants, (b) a commitment to teach and mentor students in the areas of operating systems, software engineering, or cloud computing, and (c) a desire for university and professional service.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT:

The Department offers Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degrees in electrical, computer and cybersecurity engineering, Master of Science (M.S.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in electrical and computer engineering (shared with University of Alabama in Birmingham), interdisciplinary M.S. degrees in software engineering and cybersecurity. Our faculty is currently comprised of 18 tenure-track/tenured members and 3 full-time lecturers. Our student body includes approximately 750 undergraduate and 200 graduate students. Our faculty’s research interests include electronic devices, applied electromagnetics and optics, signal and image processing, Internet-of-Things, computer systems, cybersecurity, and software engineering. The Department is engaged in a wide range of research activities currently funded by NSF, DOD, NASA, DOE, USDA, NSA, Redstone Arsenal, the State of Alabama, and several corporate sponsors.

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 - secure cyberspace; restore and improve urban infrastructure; and engineer tools of scientific discovery.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY:

The University of Alabama in Huntsville, classified as a Higher Research Activity institution, offers academic and research programs in the Colleges of Nursing, Business, Engineering, Science, Education, Professional Studies and Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences. Huntsville maintains one of the highest per capita incomes and standards of living in the Southeast. It is a national center of aerospace and high technology research. Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville is designated as a Federal Center of Excellence and is home to multiple large federal government agencies, military commands, and centers from National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the U.S. Army, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Missile Defense Agency, the Defense Intelligence Agency, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. UAH faculty, staff, and students conduct research with Redstone Arsenal staff across many disciplines.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:   

Consideration of applications will begin immediately, and the search will remain open until the position is filled.  The anticipated starting date is the fall term, 2022. Attendance in new-faculty orientation sessions prior to the official starting date is required.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: 

Application material (in a single file pdf format) including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information (including name, address, email address and phone numbers) for at least three references, a statement of teaching interests, a statement of research interests and a brief statement, not exceeding one page, on how you would contribute towards creating an inclusive environment, consistent with UAH’s core values should be sent to ecesearch@uah.edu

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

UAH mandates that all employees maintain compliance with current federal regulations.

Please refer to log number: 22/23-247

 

 

Announcement of Assistant Professor in Industrial Engineering

Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering and Engineering Management

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

ABOUT THE POSITION:

The Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering and Engineering Management at The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications and nominations for a tenure-track faculty position in the area of Industrial Engineering. The position is at the rank of tenure-track Assistant Professor. Duties include research, teaching, and service with a focus on interdisciplinary or transdisciplinary research on the development and manufacturing of systems.

Applicant qualifications should include: (a) a Ph.D. in engineering or related field; (b) evidence of capability to establish a successful externally funded research program; (c) a strong commitment to teach and mentor undergraduate and graduate students in a research university; (d) interest in working in a cross-disciplinary team environment across multiple academic and research units; (e) have an interest in performing university and professional service. Work or research experience in the defense, automotive, and aerospace industries or a background in advanced manufacturing and optimization is also desirable.

APPOINTMENT DATE: 

August 17th, 2022

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 - secure cyberspace; restore and improve urban infrastructure; and engineer tools of scientific discovery.

The Industrial and Systems Engineering and Engineering Management (ISEEM) Department offers BSIE, MSE, MSOR and Ph.D. degrees. The Department has an ABET-accredited undergraduate program in Industrial and Systems Engineering. Our faculty is currently comprised of five tenure-track/tenured members, one clinical member, and one lecturer. Our student body includes approximately 100 undergraduate and 150 graduate students. Our faculty’s research interests include: complex systems engineering and design, systems science, model-based systems engineering, incorporation of end-user models and simulations in systems, design preference communication in systems engineering, quality systems design and assessment, lean manufacturing, health systems, additive manufacturing, engineering management, applied statistics, and artificial intelligence/critiquing systems. Rapid growth in faculty, students, and research funding is intended in this field given the large engineering and scientific workforce of the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, the Redstone Arsenal, Cummings Research Park, and other area industry.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY:

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

ABOUT HUNTSVILLE:

Huntsville is in northern Alabama and is the county seat of Madison County.   Huntsville grew across nearby hills north of the Tennessee River, adding textile mills, many manufacturing organizations, NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center, the United States Army Materiel Command, Aviation and Missile Command, Space and Missile Defense Command, and the Missile Defense Agency located at the nearby at the Redstone Arsenal. The National Trust for Historic Preservation named Huntsville to its "America's Dozen Distinctive Destinations for 2010" list.

Huntsville has a population of 215,006 as of the 2020 census, making it Alabama's most populous city. U.S. News and World Report ranked Huntsville 3rd in the 25 best places to live in the U.S. for 2021-2022.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE AND DEADLINE: 

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 brief statement on how you would contribute towards creating an inclusive environment consistent with UAH’s core values (1 page), and the names of three references, should be sent to iefsearch@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.

Consideration of applications will begin immediately, and the search will remain open until the position is filled.  The anticipated starting date is for the fall term, August 17th, 2022. Attendance in new-faculty orientation sessions prior to the official starting date is required.

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

UAH mandates that all employees maintain compliance with current federal regulations.

Please refer to log number: 22-23-246

 

 

 Announcement of Assistant Professor in Systems Engineering

Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering and Engineering Management

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

ABOUT THE POSITION:

The Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering and Engineering Management at The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications and nominations for a tenure-track faculty position in the area of Systems Engineering. The position is at the rank of tenure-track Assistant Professor. Duties include research, teaching, and service with a focus on interdisciplinary or transdisciplinary research on the design and development of complex engineered systems.

Applicant qualifications should include: (a) a Ph.D. in engineering or related field; (b) evidence of capability to establish a successful externally funded research program; (c) a strong commitment to teach and mentor undergraduate and graduate students in a research university; (d) interest in working in a cross-disciplinary team environment across multiple academic and research units; (e) have an interest in performing university and professional service. An ability to obtain security clearance is preferred. Work or research experience in the defense and aerospace industries or a background in systems modeling and analysis is also desirable.

APPOINTMENT DATE: 

August 17th, 2022

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 - secure cyberspace; restore and improve urban infrastructure; and engineer tools of scientific discovery.

The Industrial and Systems Engineering and Engineering Management (ISEEM) Department offers BSIE, MSE, MSOR and Ph.D. degrees. The department has an ABET-accredited undergraduate program in Industrial and Systems Engineering. Our faculty is currently comprised of five tenure-track/tenured members, one clinical member, and one lecturer. Our student body includes approximately 100 undergraduate and 150 graduate students. Our faculty’s research interests include: complex systems engineering and design, systems science, model-based systems engineering, incorporation of end-user models and simulations in systems, design preference communication in systems engineering, quality systems design and assessment, lean manufacturing, health systems, additive manufacturing, engineering management, applied statistics, and artificial intelligence/critiquing systems. Rapid growth in faculty, students, and research funding is intended in this field given the large engineering and scientific workforce of the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, the Redstone Arsenal, Cummings Research Park, and other area industry.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY:

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

ABOUT HUNTSVILLE:

Huntsville is in northern Alabama and is the county seat of Madison County.   Huntsville grew across nearby hills north of the Tennessee River, adding textile mills, many manufacturing organizations, NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, the United States Army Materiel Command, Aviation and Missile Command, Space and Missile Defense Command, and the Missile Defense Agency located at the nearby at the Redstone Arsenal. The National Trust for Historic Preservation named Huntsville to its “America’s Dozen Distinctive Destinations for 2010” list.

Huntsville has a population of 215,006 as of the 2020 census, making it Alabama’s most populous city. U.S. News and World Report ranked Huntsville 3rd in the 25 best places to live in the U.S. for 2021-2022.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE AND DEADLINE: 

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 brief statement on how you would contribute towards creating an inclusive environment consistent with UAH’s core values (1 page), and the names of three references, should be sent to sefsearch@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.

Consideration of applications will begin immediately, and the search will remain open until the position is filled.  The anticipated starting date is for the fall term, August 17th, 2022. Attendance in new-faculty orientation sessions prior to the official starting date is required.

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

UAH mandates that all employees maintain compliance with current federal regulations.

Please refer to log number: 22-23-245

 

 

College of Nursing

 

Announcement of Full-Time Temporary Undergraduate Clinical Track Position

College of Nursing

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

Position available: Full-Time Temporary Undergraduate Clinical track position at the rank of Clinical Instructor or Clinical Assistant Professor. The Temporary Clinical Track position is temporary from December 18, 2021 through May 2, 2023, teaching in the undergraduate program with expertise in one of the following areas: community health and mental health, pediatrics, mother-baby, medical-surgical, and critical care nursing.

Requirements: Clinical Track: A doctoral degree is preferred, preferably in nursing, but candidates must hold a master’s degree in nursing. Additional requirements include approval to practice as a registered nurse in Alabama as well as relevant clinical experience. Faculty are expected to engage in active teaching and learning strategies, i.e., flipped classroom and unfolding case studies and utilize Canvas, UAH’s Learning Management System for all courses.

Responsibilities: We seek candidates who will contribute to the mission, vision, and core values of the College of Nursing, including diversity, equity, and inclusion. Candidates are expected to teach in accordance to best practices, advise students to guide and retain them at UAH, maintain an active program of scholarship/research to contribute to nursing science and to the translation of research evidence into practice, maintain own nursing practice to stay current, and build community partnerships, participate on college and university committees, and chair DNP projects, if applicable.

The College of Nursing: The College of Nursing offers traditional BSN, RN/BSN/MSN, MSN, and DNP programs, which are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The College of Nursing also offers a Joint Nursing Science Ph.D. program with the University of Alabama. The College's total fall 2021 enrollment was 1,108 students with 651 undergraduate students and 457 graduate students, which includes master's and post-master's students (Acute Care NP, FNP, and Nursing Administration Tracks), DNP, and PhD 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, Engineering, Science, Education, and Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, Professional Studies, as well as the Honors College. It is co-located with Cummings Research Park, home to more than 50 Fortune 500 companies, the Hudson Alpha Institute for Biotechnology, and several federal research facilities, including NASA Marshall Space Flight Center and Redstone Arsenal. The University's Office of Research has ties to national and federal partners such as NIH, NSF as well as those industries already listed.

The Community: Huntsville maintains one of the highest per capita incomes and standards of living in the Southeast.

Huntsville boasts and presents many opportunities for healthcare research and professional practice.

The position will remain open until filled. Applications are being processed as received. If interested, please send a cover letter of interest, curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, and name of three (3) references including address, phone number, and email address to: Sheila Gentry Ed.D., RN/Chair, Faculty Search Committee, UAH, College of Nursing, NB 334, 256-824-2436, sheila.gentry@uah.edu.

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

UAH mandates that all employees maintain compliance with current federal regulations.

Please refer to log number: 22-23-459

 

 

Announcement of Full-Time Tenure Track Assistant or Associate Professor

College of Nursing

Graduate Program

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

Position available: Full-Time Tenure Track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The Tenure Track position is a 9-month position teaching in the graduate program.

Requirements: A doctoral degree (Ph.D. preferred) is required, preferably in nursing, but candidates must hold a master’s degree in nursing with a clinical focus on medical-surgical, psychiatric/mental health, maternal-child, community health critical care, gerontology care, or informatics. A beginning program of research and scholarship befitting the rank of Assistant Professor or an established program of research consistent with the rank of Associate Professor is required. Faculty must demonstrate competency in contemporary teaching/learning strategies including, but not limited to, active learning techniques, flipped classroom strategies, simulation, clinical judgement strategies, and 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, MSN and DNP programs, which are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The College's total fall 2018 enrollment is 1507 students with 917 undergraduate students and 590 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. In summer 2019, a Joint Nursing Science Ph.D. Program will begin. 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, Professional Studies, and Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, as well as the Honors College. It is co-located with Cummings Research Park, home to more than 50 Fortune 500 companies, the Hudson Alpha Institute for Biotechnology, and several federal research facilities, including NASA Marshall Space Flight Center and Redstone Arsenal. The University's Office of Research has ties to national and federal partners such as NIH, NSF as well as those industries already listed.

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

The position will remain open until filled. Applications are being processed as received. If interested, please send a cover letter of interest, curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, and name of three (3) references including address, phone number, and email address to: Sheila Gentry Ed.D., RN/Chair, Faculty Search Committee, UAH, College of Nursing, NB 334, 256-824-2436, sheila.gentry@uah.edu.

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

Please refer to log number: 22/23-456

 

 

Announcement of Full-Time Tenure Track Assistant or Associate Professor

College of Nursing

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

Position available: Full-Time Tenure Track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The Tenure Track position is a 9-month position teaching in the undergraduate program; however, candidates may be asked to teach across both undergraduate and graduate programs.

Requirements: A doctoral degree (Ph.D. preferred) is required, preferably in nursing, but candidates must hold a master’s degree in nursing with a clinical focus on medical-surgical, psychiatric/mental health, maternal-child, community health critical care, gerontology care, or informatics. A beginning program of research and scholarship befitting the rank of Assistant Professor or an established program of research consistent with the rank of Associate Professor is required. Faculty must demonstrate competency in contemporary teaching/learning strategies including, but not limited to, active learning techniques, flipped classroom strategies, simulation, clinical judgement strategies, and 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 traditional BSN, RN/BSN, MSN, and DNP programs, which are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The College of Nursing also offers a Joint Nursing Science PhD program with the University of Alabama. The College’s total fall 2021 enrollment is 1,108 students with 651 undergraduate students and 457 graduate students, including master’s and post-master’s students (Acute Care NP, FNP, and Nursing Administration Tracks), DNP, and PhD students. Extensive distance education programs are offered. The College of Nursing currently cooperates with more than 1300 sites for clinical education. All programs provide opportunities to make a difference in healthcare delivery, teaching, and research.

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

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

The position will remain open until filled. Applications are being processed as received. If interested, please send a cover letter of interest, curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, and name of three (3) references, including address, phone number, and email address to Sheila Gentry Ed.D., RN/Chair, Faculty Search Committee, UAH, College of Nursing, NB 334, 256-824-2436, sheila.gentry@uah.edu.

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

Please refer to log number: 22-23-455

 

 

Announcement of Full-Time Temporary Clinical Track Position

College of Nursing

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

Position available: Full-Time Temporary Undergraduate Clinical track position at the rank of Clinical Instructor or Clinical Assistant Professor.  The Temporary Clinical Track position is one semester from December 18, 2021 through May 2, 2022, teaching in the undergraduate program with a focus on community health and mental health.

Requirements: Clinical Track: A doctoral degree is preferred, preferably in nursing, but candidates must hold a master’s degree in nursing.  Additional requirements include approval to practice as a registered nurse in Alabama as well as relevant clinical experience. Faculty are expected to engage in active teaching and learning strategies, i.e., flipped classroom and unfolding case studies and utilize Canvas, UAH’s Learning Management System for all courses.

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

The College of Nursing: The College of Nursing offers traditional BSN, RN/BSN/MSN, MSN, and DNP programs, which are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The College of Nursing also offers a Joint Nursing Science PhD program with the University of Alabama. The College’s total fall 2021 enrollment was 1,108 students with 651 undergraduate students and 457 graduate students, which includes master’s and post-master’s students (Acute Care NP, FNP, and Nursing Administration Tracks), DNP, and PhD 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, Professional Studies, and Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, as well as the Honors College. It is co-located with Cummings Research Park, home to more than 50 Fortune 500 companies, the Hudson Alpha Institute for Biotechnology, and several federal research facilities, including NASA Marshall Space Flight Center and Redstone Arsenal. The University’s Office of Research has ties to national and federal partners such as NIH, NSF as well as those industries already listed.

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

The position will remain open until filled. Applications are being processed as received. If interested, please send a cover letter of interest, curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, and name of three (3) references including address, phone number, and email address to Sheila Gentry Ed.D., RN/Chair, Faculty Search Committee, UAH, College of Nursing, NB 334, 256-824-2436, sheila.gentry@uah.edu.

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

Please refer to log number: 22/23-458

 

 

Announcement of Full-Time Undergraduate Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor

College of Nursing

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

Position available: Full-Time Undergraduate Clinical Track position at the rank of Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor. The Clinical Track position is a 9-month position teaching in the undergraduate program.

Requirements: Clinical Track: Candidates must hold a master’s degree in nursing; a doctoral degree or being in doctoral studies is preferred.  Additional requirements include approval to practice as a registered nurse in Alabama as well as relevant clinical experience in medical-surgical, psychiatric/mental health, maternal-child, community health care, gerontology care, or informatics. Faculty are expected to engage in active teaching and learning strategies, i.e., flipped classroom and unfolding case studies, and utilize Canvas, UAH’s Learning Management System for all courses.

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

The College of Nursing: The College of Nursing offers traditional BSN, RN/BSN, MSN, and DNP programs, which are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The College of Nursing also offers a Joint Nursing Science PhD program with the University of Alabama. The College's total fall 2021 enrollment was 1,108 students with 651 undergraduate students and 457 graduate students, which includes master's and post-master's students (Acute Care NP, FNP, and Nursing Administration Tracks), DNP, and PhD students. Extensive distance education programs are offered. The College of Nursing currently cooperates with more than 1300 sites for clinical education. All programs provide opportunities to make a difference in healthcare delivery, teaching, and research.

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

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

The position will remain open until filled. Applications are being processed as received. If interested, please send a cover letter of interest, curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, and name of three (3) references including address, phone number, and email address to Dr. Sheila Gentry/Chair, Faculty Search Committee, UAH, College of Nursing, NB 334, 256-824-2436, sheila.gentry@uah.edu.

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

Please refer to log number: 22/23-457

 

College of Professional Studies

Announcement of Clinical Assistant Professor or Lecturer 

Interdisciplinary Studies

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

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

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Until the position is filled.

JOB DESCRIPTION/REQUIREMENTS:

Position Available

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

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

Responsibilities of the Position

  • Teaching undergraduate Professional Studies courses;
  • Developing quality online and hybrid curriculum following UAH and College guidelines;
  • Providing leadership and commitment to build and maintain high-quality degree programs;
  • Advising and mentoring students;
  • Collaborating with colleagues to conduct program and course planning and revisions;
  • Attending meetings, training sessions, and recruitment opportunities; and
  • Providing service to the University, College and Profession as applicable.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Clinical Assistant Professor – Ph.D. in the field of Interdisciplinary Studies, Psychology, Sociology, Political Science, Philosophy, Leadership, or a supporting field of study;
  • Lecturer - Master’s Degree in the field of Interdisciplinary Studies, Psychology, Sociology, Political Science, Philosophy, Leadership, or a supporting field of study;
  • Strong academic writing and research skills;
  • Teaching experience at the college level both online and face-to-face;
  • Knowledge of best practices for teaching, advising, and mentoring traditional and adult learners;
  • Experience in designing and facilitating online and hybrid delivery courses;
  • Experience working with interdisciplinary subject matter.

Preferred Qualifications

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

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

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

Appointment Date: August 2021 or later. 

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

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

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

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications are being processed as received. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest (relating your experiences to the required and preferred qualifications and responsibilities of the position), curriculum vitae, official transcripts, and names of three (3) references including address, phone number, and email address to: Interim Dean, UAH College of Professional Studies, WIL 145, 301 Sparkman Dr., Huntsville, AL 35899, 256-824-6013, CPSDeansOffice@uah.edu.

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

Please refer to log number: 21-22-705

 

 

College of Science

 

Announcement of Assistant Professor - Atmospheric and Earth System Processes

Atmospheric and Earth Science Department

College of Science

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

ABOUT THE POSITION: The Atmospheric and Earth Science (AES) Department at the University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) invites applications for a tenure-track position in the Atmospheric and Earth Science Processes. We seek an early career faculty member specializing in interdisciplinary atmospheric and Earth science areas including, but not limited to, climate, weather, water, and energy cycle, and atmospheric composition.

The successful applicant must have a Ph.D. in Atmospheric Science or Earth Science and will join the department as an Assistant Professor. The applicant is expected to establish and maintain a nationally and internationally recognized research program, teach graduate and undergraduate courses in Atmospheric and Earth Science and engage graduate and undergraduate students in externally funded research. The applicant will have opportunities to build active collaborations within the department and with scientists within the Earth System Science Center (ESSC), NASA Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC), the Redstone Arsenal, and elsewhere. The Department of Atmospheric and Earth Science also expects to open several additional faculty positions over the next five years.

APPOINTMENT DATE: August 2022

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The AES Department has been previously ranked in the top ten by the Chronicle of Higher Education based on the faculty research productivity index. It is co-located with the UAH ESSC, NASA MSFC Earth Science Branch, and the National Weather Service (NWS), all of which are in the Cramer Research Hall (CRH), enabling students to receive a unique collaborative research and education experience. In addition to legacy atmospheric science research, a cross-cutting theme of the AES Department is the development and application of geospatial analytical methods and remote sensing technology to Earth Science disciplines. These include land use/land cover change, severe weather, climate, human adaptation, lightning instrumentation, numerical modeling and data assimilation, satellite remote sensing, air pollution, atmospheric chemistry, urban studies, natural disasters, and environmental policy and decision-making. The AES Department currently has an undergraduate program in Earth System Science (ESS), a M.S. program (tracks in ESS and Atmospheric Science (ATS)), and a Ph.D. program in ATS. The AES Department has fifteen full-time faculty, over 20 adjunct/affiliate faculty, an average of 55 graduate and 115 undergraduate students. Please see www.uah.edu/science/departments/atmospheric-science.

Within CRH, multiple NASA Applied Earth Science Programs (SERVIR, SPoRT, IMPACT, and Disasters) drive active research that engage students and employ dozens of University scientists. Related to student teaching, the GIS/Remote Sensing computer lab is equipped with 45 computer workstations with ArcGIS, ENVI, and other professional software. Additional resources available for faculty use and student engagement include instrumentation and four mobile atmospheric profiling systems housed in the adjoining Severe Weather Institute–Radar & Lightning Laboratories (SWIRLL) building, a comprehensive atmospheric chemistry/aerosol laboratory, computing labs with NWS forecaster engagement, equipped student research space. Significant undergraduate teaching activities are also present within the AES Department, including the NASA DEVELOP, the National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU), and UAH’s Research or Creative Experiences for Undergraduates.

ABOUT UAH: UAH, classified as a High Research Activity institution, offers academic and research programs in the Colleges of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Business; Education; Engineering; Nursing; Professional Studies; and Science. The College of Science advances cutting-edge research and offers first-rate degree programs thanks to our distinguished faculty and state-of-the-art facilities. Our location in Huntsville facilitates partnerships and collaborations with NASA, the U.S. Army, NOAA, the HudsonAlpha Institute of Biotechnology, and the numerous high-tech companies located in Cummings Research Park, which is adjacent to UAH and is the second largest research park in the country. College of Science students enjoy the benefits of a research-intensive institution in a medium-sized university, including a 19:1 student-to-professor ratio and numerous research, leadership, and co-op/internship opportunities. The vibrant UAH campus, diverse student population, and academic and social organizations provide an enriching and cross-disciplinary student life experience. USA Today, Princeton Review, Consumers Digest, and Payscale have ranked UAH as a top educational value.

ABOUT HUNTSVILLE: 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 and the U.S. Army Redstone Arsenal. Huntsville and surrounding communities present many opportunities for healthcare research and professional practice. The City of Huntsville is a vibrant, rapidly growing city in North-Central Alabama with an increasing presence of the arts.  Huntsville, now the largest city in Alabama, is growing at a rapid pace. Huntsville is home to the NASA MSFC, Army Redstone Arsenal, and Cummings Research Park (the second largest research park in the U.S.). For more information, see https://www.huntsville.org/ and https://www.huntsvilleal.gov/business/city-of-huntsville/facts-figures-about-huntsville/.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE AND DEADLINE: Reviewing of applicants will begin 1 January 2022, with initial interviews beginning in February. However, early applications will receive immediate consideration, yet the search will continue until the position is filled. Candidates should submit: 1) a comprehensive curriculum vitae, 2) a statement of teaching philosophy and research interests, 3) a list of at least 3 references and their contact information (including name, address, phone number and email address). A background check is required during the hiring process. Questions about these positions may be directed to the Department Chair John Mecikalski (aes-chair@uah.edu). To apply, send a letter of application/cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references to:

Chair, Atmospheric and Earth Science Department
The University of Alabama in Huntsville
301 Sparkman Drive (Cramer Hall 4042)
Huntsville AL 35899

aes-chair@uah.edu

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

UAH mandates that all employees maintain compliance with current federal regulations.

Please refer to log number: 22-23-570

 

 

Announcement of Assistant Professor - Gamma-ray Astrophysicist

College of Science

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

ABOUT THE POSITION: The Department of Space Science is seeking an outstanding scientist and educator to fill a tenure-track assistant professor position in the field of observational and/or theoretical studies in time-domain gamma-ray astronomy. The ideal candidate will be able to do scientific research in gamma-ray astrophysics, including detection techniques, hardware design and development, instrumentation, and data analysis software development. They will work closely with other UAH and NASA scientists of the Fermi Gamma-ray Burst Monitor and StarBurst teams, with the possibility of joining in future missions, some in progress and others to be proposed. A successful candidate is expected to actively compete for external grant funding, mentor and support graduate students, contribute to curriculum development, and teach classes in accordance with a typical teaching load in the Department.

APPOINTMENT DATE: Fall 2022

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: The UAH College of Science advances cutting-edge research and offers first-rate degree programs thanks to our distinguished faculty and state-of-the-art facilities. Our location in Huntsville facilitates partnerships and collaborations with NASA, the US Army, NOAA, the HudsonAlpha Institute of Biotechnology, and the numerous high-tech companies located in Cummings Research Park, the second largest research park in the country.

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

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

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

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

Created in September 2013, the Department of Space Science is the newest department in the College of Science at UAH. Our principal areas of expertise are solar and heliospheric physics and high energy astrophysics.

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

ABOUT HUNTSVILLE: Huntsville is A Smart Place to live, work, and raise a family. Years ago, Huntsville played a major role in sending man to the moon. We continue with advancements in military and space – we are home to a thriving military base, Redstone Arsenal, NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, and the state’s top tourist destination, the US Space & Rocket Center!

Huntsville and Madison County offer a high quality of life, good schools, high paying jobs, and excellent medical care. We have the mountains in our backyard with plenty of hiking, fishing, and outdoor fun, and if you want to head down to the beach, it’s just a six-hour drive.

It’s true what you hear about Southern hospitality, too. You’ll find great neighbors! In 2018, US News & World Report named Huntsville the #7 Best Place to Live in the country. In addition, Forbes has named Huntsville one of the Top 20 Leading Metros for Business, and Kiplinger’s Personal Finance has named Huntsville one of the country’s Top 10 Cities for Raising Families.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE AND DEADLINE:  Applicants must submit a complete CV, a list of publications, a list of awarded research grants, a research statement, a teaching statement, and arrange to have three letters of reference sent to the SPA Faculty Search Committee 2022, Department of Space Science, Cramer Research Hall, 320 Sparkman Drive, Huntsville, AL 35899 or by email to sgs0003@uah.edu with the header Faculty Search Committee 2022. Applications will remain open until position is filled.

Inquiries regarding the position or the procedure for application can be directed to Prof. Robert Preece and Ms. Sarah Sandlin, respectively. 

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

UAH mandates that all employees maintain compliance with current federal regulations.

Please refer to log number: 22-23-568

 

 

Announcement of Assistant Professor 

Cell and Molecular Biology

College of Science

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

ABOUT THE POSITION: The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Alabama in Huntsville seeks candidates for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Cellular and Molecular Biology starting August, 2022. The successful candidate will develop a research program with emphasis on cellular and molecular processes, bioinformatics, genomics, 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, mentor graduate and undergraduate research, and teach at the undergraduate and graduate level. Teaching assignments will primarily be in cell and molecular biology 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.

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 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 website, www.uah.edu/biology, to learn more about the department and the area.

APPOINTMENT DATE: FALL 2022

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: The UAH College of Science offers first-rate degree programs thanks to our award-winning faculty and state-of-the-art facilities. We provide a unique academic experience by blending a vibrant curriculum with hands-on experience.

  • Devoted College and Departmental Advisors provide each College of Science student with individualized guidance to equip them with the best tools for academic success.
  • Small, dedicated major classes promote quality instruction from engaged faculty in an ideal environment for peer-to-peer comradery.
  • College of Science students benefit from plentiful partnership and collaboration opportunities with NASA, the Department of Defense, NOAA, the HudsonAlpha Institute of Biotechnology, and many more.

Rigorous academics and real-life experience give our students a competitive edge and a degree that offers flexibility to grow into whatever field they choose. Take the first step to discovering what your academic future holds - explore our programs.

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

ABOUT HUNTSVILLE: UAH is a public national university located in Huntsville, AL, which has been named one of the best places to live by U.S. News & World Report. Its students hail from 49 U.S. states and nearly 50 countries. Included among this year’s enrollment of 9,636 was an incoming freshman class with an average ACT score of 27 and an average GPA of 3.97. Once they graduate, these students typically go on to earn a higher average starting ($62,200) and mid-career ($112,900) salary than most of their peers across Alabama.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE AND DEADLINE: 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; 5) contact information for three letters of recommendation cellmolposition@uah.edu. For further information or questions, please contact the search committee chair, Dr. Joseph Ng, at cellmolposition@uah.edu.

Review of complete applications will begin 1 December 2021 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.

UAH mandates that all employees maintain compliance with current federal regulations.

Please refer to log number: 22-23-569

 

 

Announcements of Assistant Professor and Associate Professor of Computer Science

College of Science

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

ABOUT THE POSITIONS:  The Department of Computer Science at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) invites applicants for two tenure-track faculty positions, one at the Assistant Professor level (POSITION 1)  and one at the Assistant/Associate Professor level (POSITION 2)  beginning August 2022.  Desired areas of research are cybersecurity and data science.  Candidates who have a secondary area of interest in software engineering, theory, modeling and simulation, databases, or operating systems are desirable.  Outstanding candidates in other areas will also be considered.  Candidates will be expected to seek funding from agencies such as the U.S. Department of Defense or Department of Justice or the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), due to UAH's proximity to Redstone Arsenal.  Ideally, a candidate should have a background with one or more of these U.S. government agencies.

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.

The Computer Science department offers BS, MS, and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science and contributes to interdisciplinary graduate degrees in cybersecurity and software engineering. Faculty research interests are varied and include cybersecurity, mobile computing, data science, software engineering, visualization, graphics and game computing, AI, image processing, pattern recognition, and distributed systems.  The annual NSF Higher Education Research and Development (HERD) survey ranked UAH as #11 in federally-financed computer and information sciences research expenditures.

APPOINTMENT DATE: Fall, 2022

ABOUT THE COLLEGE:

The UAH College of Science advances cutting-edge research and offers first-rate degree programs thanks to our distinguished faculty and state-of-the-art facilities. Our location in Huntsville facilitates partnerships and collaborations with NASA, the US Army, NOAA, the HudsonAlpha Institute of Biotechnology, and the numerous high-tech companies located in Cummings Research Park, the second largest research park in the country. College of Science students enjoy the benefits of a research-intensive institution in a medium-sized university.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: The University of Alabama in Huntsville, classified as a High Research Activity institution, offers academic and research programs in the Colleges of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Business; Education; Engineering; Nursing; Professional Studies; and Science.  https://www.uah.edu/about

ABOUT HUNTSVILLE:  Huntsville (known as “Rocket City”) maintains one of the highest per capita incomes and standards of living in the Southeast, and is a culturally diverse community.  It is a national center of aerospace and high technology research and is home to NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center. U.S. News recently ranked Huntsville as the third best place to live in 2021-2022 among the 150 most populous metro areas in the country. Huntsville offers a variety of educational, recreational, and cultural opportunities.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE AND DEADLINE:  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 of minorities/ females/ veterans/ disabled.

UAH mandates that all employees maintain compliance with current federal regulations.

Please refer to log number: POSITION 1: 22-23-565, POSITION 2: 22-23-566

 

 

Announcement of Pei-Ling Chan Chair of Physics

Department of Physics & Astronomy

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

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

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

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

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

 

For more information, contact Dr. James Miller, Professor & Chair, Department of Physics & Astronomy at the above email. The deadline for applications is January 15, 2022. Early applications are encouraged, as completed applications will be reviewed and interviews scheduled on a rolling basis.

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

UAH mandates that all employees maintain compliance with current federal regulations.

Please refer to log #22/23-567

 

 

Announcement of Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position

Department of Physics and Astronomy

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

The Department of Physics & Astronomy at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) invites applications from outstanding candidates for a tenure-track faculty position. The research area is open and may complement and expand our current expertise in astrophysics and optics/photonics, or broaden our research portfolio into biophysics, biophotonics, atmospheric physics, or related fields.  Both experimental and theoretical areas will be considered.

Appointment will be at the Assistant Professor level. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in physics or closely related field.  The candidate is expected to establish and maintain a vigorous research program with external funding, involve both graduate and undergraduate students in research, and be committed to excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching and in service to the university and research community.

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

Applicants should email, as one PDF file, a curriculum vitae and a cover letter (refer to Log # 21/22-563) that includes a statement of research and teaching philosophy and experience to Dr. James Miller, Professor & Chair, at phhire@uah.edu. Also, arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to the same email.

The deadline for receipt of application materials is January 1, 2022. Early applications are encouraged, as completed applications will be reviewed and interviews scheduled on a rolling basis.

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

Please refer to log number: #21/22-563

 

 

Announcement of Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position in Mathematical Sciences

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

ABOUT THE POSITION: The Department of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Statistics to begin in August 2022.  Applicants must have a PhD in Statistics or a closely related field completed by the appointment date. Preference will be given to applicants who can demonstrate evidence of excellence in teaching and research.

The Department of Mathematical Sciences, which offers academic programs leading to Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Mathematics and the Doctor of Philosophy degree in Applied Mathematics, has over 20 full-time faculty members whose expertise covers main topics arising in applied mathematics. The successful applicant will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, advise undergraduate and graduate students, and engage in funded research.

APPOINTMENT DATE: August 2022

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: The UAH College of Science advances cutting-edge research and offers first-rate degree programs thanks to our distinguished faculty and state-of-the-art facilities. Our location in Huntsville facilitates partnerships and collaborations with NASA, the U.S. Army, NOAA, the HudsonAlpha Institute of Biotechnology, and numerous other high-tech companies.

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

ABOUT HUNTSVILLE: Huntsville is nicknamed “The Rocket City” for its close history with U.S. space missions. It is the center of rocket-propulsion research in the United States, primarily because the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command (AMCOM) and NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center are located on nearby Redstone Arsenal. Huntsville is also home to many space, defense, and other high-technology companies, most of which are located in Cummings Research Park, adjacent to the UAH campus, and the second-largest research park in the nation.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE AND DEADLINE: To apply for the position, please submit the following required application materials electronically no later than February 15, 2022:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Research statement
  • Teaching statement
  • Transcripts
  • Three reference letters

to the Search Committee through Dr. Toka Diagana by email to: mathchair@uah.edu.

A formal review of the applications will begin January 17, 2022, and continue until the position is filled.

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

Please refer to log number: 22-23-562

 

 

Announcement of Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) or Associate Professor in Chemistry

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

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

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled

JOB DESCRIPTION/REQUIREMENTS: The Department of Chemistry at The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for a faculty position in chemistry at the level of Assistant Professor (tenure-track) or Associate Professor with tenure depending on qualifications. Candidates are expected to develop an externally funded research program or expand an existing one and to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in chemistry. We are especially interested in research that complements our current activities and in teaching in inorganic chemistry. A Ph.D. in chemistry or a closely related discipline is required.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: A letter of application, vita, official transcripts, and contact information for three references should be submitted to Dr. John Foster at ChemChair@uah.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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

Please refer to log number: 22/23-564

 

 

Announcement of Lecturer Position in Chemistry

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

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

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled

JOB DESCRIPTION/REQUIREMENTS: The Department of Chemistry at The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applicants for a non-tenure track faculty position with the rank of Lecturer beginning January 2022. Applicants must have completed at least 18 graduate semester hours in a chemistry or chemistry-related program and possess at least an MS degree in an area of chemistry. The initial appointment will be for one year, with renewal for longer periods based on performance reviews and availability of funding.

Applicants should provide evidence of effective teaching experience, excellent communication skills, and a strong interest in working with undergraduate students. Familiarity with modern teaching technologies and Canvas LMS is desirable. The successful candidate will teach four chemistry courses per semester during Fall and Spring at the undergraduate or graduate levels. Service, e.g., for departmental programs concerned with undergraduate student activities and instruction are assigned by the Chair of the department. 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  A letter of application, vita, official transcripts, and contact information for three references should be submitted through Dr. John Foster by email to chem.lecturer@uah.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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

Please refer to log number: 22/23-561

 

 

Announcement of Clinical Instructor in Biology

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

POSITION: The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for a temporary full-time, non-tenure track Clinical Instructor position, to teach courses primarily in Cell and Molecular Biology and Genetics. The position will begin January 2022, and run for the Spring and Fall semesters, ending December 2022.

REQUIREMENTS: The successful candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Biology or a closely related field. University-level teaching experience preferred.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Teaching up to four courses per semester (24 semester hours in the academic year). The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Introduction to Biology, Cell Biology, Genetics, and Molecular Cell. The Department offers B.S. and M.S. degrees in Biology and supports interdisciplinary graduate programs in Biotechnology Science and Engineering (Ph.D.). Further information about the department can be found at uah.edu/biology.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Application materials including submission of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, official transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy (2 pages max), and contact information for three references should be submitted through Dr. Luis R. Cruz-Vera at clinicalbiologysearch@uah.edu. Review of applications will begin August 1st, 2021, and continue until the position is filled.

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

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: The UAH College of Science advances cutting-edge research and offers first-rate degree programs thanks to our distinguished faculty and state-of-the-art facilities. Our location in Huntsville facilitates partnerships and collaborations with NASA, the US Army, NOAA, the HudsonAlpha Institute of Biotechnology, and the numerous high-tech companies located in Cummings Research Park, the second largest research park in the country. College of Science students enjoy the benefits of a research-intensive institution in a medium-sized university, including a 16:1 student-to-professor ratio and numerous research, leadership, and co-op/internship opportunities. The vibrant UAH campus, diverse student population, and academic and social organizations provide an enriching and cross-disciplinary student life experience. USA Today, Princeton Review, Consumers Digest, and Payscale have ranked UAH as a top educational value.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The UAH Department of Biological Sciences provides quality undergraduate and graduate education in Biology. Our goal is to provide our students with life-long learning skills allowing them to adapt to an ever-changing environment that requires an understanding and appreciation of biology. To accomplish this, we offer specialized concentrations in biochemistry, microbiology, pre-health professional, and ecology and evolutionary biology at the undergraduate level. We strive to generate new knowledge through research and other creative activities that will benefit the residents of Huntsville, the state of Alabama, the nation, and the world. Graduate training for research careers in industry, government, and academia is provided in biology and biotechnology.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin August 1st, 2021, and continue until the position is filled.

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

Please refer to log number: 22-23-560

 

 

COLLEGE OF SCIENCE PART-TIME POSITIONS

Announcement of Part-Time Lecturer in Chemistry

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

ABOUT THE POSITION: The Department of Chemistry at The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applicants for a Part-time Lecturer position beginning January 2022. Applicants must have completed at least 18 graduate semester hours in a chemistry or chemistry-related program and possess at least an MS degree in an area of chemistry.  Applicants should provide evidence of effective teaching experience, excellent communication skills, and a strong interest in working with undergraduate students. Familiarity with modern teaching technologies and Canvas LMS is desirable. The successful candidate will teach an undergraduate Organic Chemistry I course.

APPOINTMENT DATE: 10th January 2022

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: The UAH College of Science advances cutting-edge research and offers first-rate degree programs thanks to our distinguished faculty and state-of-the-art facilities. Our location in Huntsville facilitates partnerships and collaborations with NASA, the U.S. Army, NOAA/National Weather Service, the HudsonAlpha Institute of Biotechnology, and the numerous high-tech companies located in Cummings Research Park, the second largest research park in the country. College of Science students enjoy the benefits of a research-intensive institution in a medium-sized university, including a 19:1 student-to-professor ratio and including numerous research, leadership, and co-op/internship opportunities. The vibrant UAH campus, diverse student population, and academic and social organizations provide an enriching and cross-disciplinary student life experience. And UAH has been ranked as a top educational value by USA Today, Princeton Review, Consumers Digest, and Payscale.

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

APPLICATION PROCEDURE AND DEADLINE: A letter of application, vita, official transcripts and contact information for three references should be submitted through Dr. John Foster by email to chem.lecturer@uah.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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

 

 

Announcement of Part-Time Lecturer in Atmospheric and Earth Science

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

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

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: The UAH College of Science advances cutting-edge research and offers first-rate degree programs thanks to our distinguished faculty and state-of-the-art facilities. Our location in Huntsville facilitates partnerships and collaborations with NASA, the U.S. Army, NOAA/National Weather Service, the HudsonAlpha Institute of Biotechnology, and the numerous high-tech companies located in Cummings Research Park, the second largest research park in the country. College of Science students enjoy the benefits of a research-intensive institution in a medium-sized university, including a 19:1 student-to-professor ratio and including numerous research, leadership, and co-op/internship opportunities. The vibrant UAH campus, diverse student population, and academic and social organizations provide an enriching and cross-disciplinary student life experience. And UAH has been ranked as a top educational value by USA Today, Princeton Review, Consumers Digest, and Payscale.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: One primary objective of the Atmospheric and Earth Science (AES) Department is to meet important national, regional, and statewide needs for highly technically educated professionals who understand the Atmosphere-Earth as a system. The AES Department also strives to produce graduates who will be able to perform a variety of functions in research centers and industry centered in our impact on the Atmosphere-Earth system. Atmospheric and Earth System Science BS and MS graduates demonstrate the ability to deal quantitatively with real-world problems, integrate knowledge from multiple disciplines to scientifically address Atmosphere-Earth system issues quantitatively, work collaboratively in interdisciplinary teams, and successfully carry out research projects to completion. AES PhD students gain knowledge by conducting hands-on research cutting-edge, and become leaders and educators within their discipline to address the research challenges through innovative solutions.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications accepted until position(s) filled

JOB DESCRIPTION/REQUIREMENTS: The AES Department at UAH is seeking Part-time Lecturers to teach two undergraduate-graduate level courses in the Spring 2022 semester in our Earth System Science degree program. The focus of one course is on environmental threats as related to policy decision making, while the other class teaches the use of the Python programming language in the Geographical Information System (GIS) mapping and data analysis tool. The course curriculum for both classes is already developed, yet updates to the Python programming component of one class will likely be required given ongoing developments in that computer programming language. Typical enrollments in each class are 15-20 students. The prior instructors for both classes will be available to assist a new Part-time Lecturer on teaching and updating the curriculum content. Master’s Degree or PhD. Prior experience in Earth Science (related to teaching the policy making class), GIS/remote sensing and Python programming (related to teaching the Python-GIS course) is required. Prior teaching experience is highly desired. The courses descriptions are:

(a) Environmental Threats, Public Policy, & Decision Making: Semester Hours: 3. Researchers, policymakers, and environmental campaigners have identified twenty-five potential future threats to the global environment. This course examines the nature and consequences of these threats and their potential impacts for the survival of the human race.

(b) Python for GIS Applications: Semester Hours: 3. Introduction to GIS model building, Python programming, and automation of scripts for ArcGIS. Techniques in Model Builder, Python, and the methods for automation will be taught using data from numerous available data sources across the internet with heavy emphasis on the Earth Sciences.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: If interested in joining the AES Department as a Part-time Lecturer for these classes, please provide a curriculum vitae (CV) plus cover letter detailing your prior teaching experiences, your expertise related to a course, and your enthusiasm for teaching, to the AES Department Chair (aes-chair@uah.edu). Please send the CV and cover letter application as a single PDF formatted file. The AES Department would entertain hiring one Part-time Lecturer to teach both classes for an optimal candidate, which would be double compensated by the stipend.

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

     

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Library

 

Announcement of Lab Coordinator and Engagement Librarian 

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

The M. Louis Salmon Library at the University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) seeks candidates for the position of Lab Coordinator and Engagement Librarian, who will have the responsibility of overseeing the Multimedia Lab and Makerspace and coordinating library engagement through events and instruction.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Reporting to the Director of Research, Information and User Services, the Lab Coordinator and Engagement Librarian will be a motivated, creative, and user-focused professional who will handle the day-to-day aspects of the labs, promote the use of equipment, and use assessment strategies to provide direction and focus for continued growth and expansion. In addition, this position will strengthen library engagement efforts, which include both in-person outreach programming and virtual events, and provide some library instruction assistance. Some nights and weekends are required. This is a non-tenured faculty lecturer position. Salary will be commensurate with experiences at the Librarian I or II rank. (https://www.uah.edu/policies/02-01-61-librarian-titles-and-positions)

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Lab Coordinator

Manages the operations of the Multimedia Lab and Makerspace, including the training and supervision of student assistants.

  • Ensures that the labs are appropriately staffed during all operating hours to meet the needs of the UAH community.
  • Assists patrons with equipment and software, checking out equipment and answering questions.
  • Assists students, faculty, and staff to prepare audiovisual materials for class, clubs, research, and projects - including online videos, flyers, slideshows, figures, and infographics.
  • Works with faculty to integrate the labs into courses both for the completion of student assignments and for instructional materials.
  • Leads the development of new workflows to ensure the ongoing efficiency of operations within the labs.
  • Supervises special and ongoing projects such as equipment inventory, management, maintenance, workshops, and promotion.
  • Resolves patron issues with library accounts in a timely fashion and professional manner.

Engagement Librarian

Plans a variety of activities to promote library engagement, including outreach programming activities and providing instructional sessions. 

  • Leads library efforts aimed at student retention, coordinating those efforts with other campus offices and student organizations.
  • Plans, develops, and implements library-wide outreach programs and strategies.
    • Communicates news of library collections, services, and other events within the Library, to the UAH campus, and to the greater community.
    • Works closely with library departments to support the development and implementation of local outreach goals.
    • Strengthens library outreach, which includes both in-person outreach programming and virtual events.
  • Provides instruction for students on information literacy and specific library resources, especially for UAH students in first year courses.
    • Collaborates with the Instruction Coordinator on course-integrated instruction sessions.
    • Assists in designing class-specific and general instruction in concert with ALA, ACRL, and UAH library instructional policy.
    • Coordinates with the Library’s Assessment Coordinator and Instruction Coordinator to analyze instruction sessions with a focus on instructional goals.
  • Serves as a subject liaison to specific UAH departments or Colleges to support instruction, acquisitions, and collection development.

During the Fall and Spring semesters, the Multimedia Lab and Makerspace are typically open weekday afternoons and evenings, with some weekend hours. The Library also schedules outreach programming events on weekdays, weekends, and evenings. Thus, the ideal candidate would have a flexible schedule and would be able to adjust their schedule to work during those days/times when most needed.

As a member of the Library’s Research, Information, and User Services Department, this position assists with the additional service points managed by this department, working both at the User Services Desk and also the Research Help Desk.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program.
  • Experience with a variety of technology such as Adobe Creative Cloud, audiovisual equipment, and/or 3D printers.
  • At least two years full-time library experience.
  • Possess a positive attitude, be future-oriented, and embrace change.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong customer service focus, a passion for the profession, and a deep commitment to service.

PREFERED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Skills to develop relevant and engaging promotional materials in collaboration with others.
  • Experience with additional technology such as Panopto, Canvas, and/or Google Apps.
  • Experience with collection development, instruction, and reference work in an academic library.
  • Experience with the Ex Libris Alma cloud-based library services platform.
  • Supervisory experience (for hiring, training, supervising, and scheduling library student workers/interns).

ENVIRONMENT:

The Library

The M. Louis Salmon Library provides learning/information resource support for the curriculum, mission, students, faculty, and staff at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. In concert with the university’s mission, the Salmon Library contributes to and supports the discovery, creation, and communication of knowledge in an innovative environment, and supports self-sufficient learners who can discover, access, and use information effectively. With over 300,000 print volumes, 489,000 electronic books, 190 electronic databases, 12 credentialed librarians, unique learning labs, outreach programs, and a growing Archives and Special Collections, the Salmon Library offers key resources for academic success and scholarly endeavors.

The University

UAH offers 87 degree-granting programs that meet the highest standards of excellence, including 41 bachelor’s, 30 master’s, and 16 doctoral degree programs through its Academic Colleges: Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Business; Education; Engineering; Nursing; Professional Studies; and Science as well as the Graduate School. These include a variety of traditional programs as well as professional masters, interdisciplinary programs, certificates, and joint programs with other universities. The UAH Honors College blends a traditional emphasis on arts and sciences and critical thinking with a practical, career-oriented education. Over the past decade, the University has implemented strategic and campus master plans that have resulted in substantial growth. The University has undertaken more than $160 million in new construction. UAH enrollment reached 10,000, including approximately 2,000 graduate students in the fall of 2020. UAH is number one in Alabama both for early-career pay after graduation and for the economic outcomes of its graduates. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching rates UAH as a “high” research activity institution.

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

The Greater Huntsville Community

Huntsville has an international reputation as a high-tech center with ties to NASA, the Army’s Redstone Arsenal, and major government and private research organizations. UAH is the anchor tenant of Cummings Research Park, the second-largest university-related research park in the United States, and home to approximately 300 companies. For more information on the Greater Huntsville Community, visit  http://www.huntsvillealabamausa.com.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

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

Applications and inquiries may be submitted electronically to jennifer.denis@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: 22-23-807

 

 


 

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