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College of Education
June 1, 2017

Part Time Instructors in Curriculum and Instruction

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

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

Experience:

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

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

 

Required documents should be submitted electronically to mam0081@uah.edu 

 

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

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


Part-Time Instructors: Kinesiology

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

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

Experience

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

Required Documents

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

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

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

College of Business
October 17, 2017

Assistant Professor of Economics

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

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

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

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

Appointment Date: Fall 2018

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

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

APPLICATION PROCEDURE AND DEADLINE: Interested candidates must contact Allen Wilhite, Chair, Department of Accounting, Economics, and Finance, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL 35899; ecn@uah.edu.  Please include a vita and the names and contact information for at least three references with your letter of application. Review of candidates begins October 15, 2017, but applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

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

Please refer to log number: 18/19-115.

Part-Time Instructors: Information Systems

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

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

Requirements: A Master’s Degree or Ph.D in Information Systems or a highly related area. Previous teaching experience desirable but not required. Responsibilities include teaching Advanced Computer Programming in Business (Python) and/or System Analysis and Design. Salary is dependent on qualifications. Reappointment is dependent on need and a satisfactory review. Review of completed applications is ongoing. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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

Dr. Fan Tseng, Chair
parttimehire@uah.edu
Department of Management, Marketing & Information Systems
The University of Alabama in Huntsville
301 Sparkman Drive (BAB 355)
Huntsville, AL 35899

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



College of Engineering
September 1, 2017

Full-Time Non-Tenure Track Lecturer Position (MAE)

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 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 and is home to NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center. Huntsville and surrounding communities present many opportunities for healthcare research and professional practice.

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

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The Department offers a BS degree in both Mechanical Engineering and Aerospace Engineering, and an MS and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering and Aerospace Systems Engineering.  Our faculty is currently comprised of 19 tenure-track/tenured members and 4 full-time lecturers.  Our student body includes approximately 1200 undergraduate and 135 graduate students.   Our faculty’s research interests include materials for aerospace applications and for energy storage, gas turbine heat transfer, electro-chemical energy conversion and storage, control of unmanned systems, applications of smart materials, and computational fluid dynamics applied to low-speed combustion and fire applications, fluid-structure interactions, and high-speed aerodynamics.   In addition to its nationally known educational and research activities in rocket propulsion, the Department is engaged in a wide range of research activities currently funded by NSF, DOD, NASA, DOE, USDA, the State of Alabama, and several corporate sponsors.  

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Consideration of applications will begin immediately, and the search will remain open until the position is filled.  The anticipated starting date is January 3, 2018. Attendance in new-faculty orientation sessions prior to the official starting date is required.

JOB DESCRIPTION/REQUIREMENTS: The Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering at The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for a non-tenure-track faculty lecturer position.  The position is for the spring and fall semesters of 2018 and may be renewable upon satisfactory performance.  Successful candidates will teach six core courses in the undergraduate program per academic year (including Introduction to Computing for Engineers, Introduction to Computer Aided Engineering, Statics, Dynamics, Mechanics of Materials, Fluid Mechanics, Thermodynamics, and Numerical Methods), may oversee instructional laboratories, and will mentor undergraduate engineering majors.  Teaching one or more courses during the summer term is also possible.  A strong commitment to teaching excellence at the undergraduate level and excellent communication skills are expected.  Previous teaching experience is highly desirable. 

Applicants for the lecturer position must have a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering or Mechanical Engineering from an ABET accredited or equivalent institution and a completed Master of Science or Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering or Mechanical Engineering. 

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

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

Please refer to log number 17/18-219.

Full-Time Non-Tenure-Track Visiting Lecturer Position (ECE)

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: The University of Alabama in Huntsville, classified as a High Research Activity institution, offers academic and research programs in the Colleges of Nursing, Business, Engineering, Science, Education, Professional and Continuing Studies, and Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences. 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 Redstone Arsenal. Huntsville and surrounding communities present many opportunities for healthcare research and professional practice.

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

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The Department offers a BS degree in Electrical, Computer and Optical Engineering, and an MS and Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering.  Our faculty is currently comprised of 20 tenure-track/tenured members and 2 full-time lecturers.  Our student body includes approximately 600 undergraduate and 200 graduate students.   Our faculty’s research interests include signal and image processing, solid state electronics, antennas and applied electromagnetics, energy, control systems, cybersecurity, high performance computing, software engineering, mobile health and optics.   The Department is engaged in a wide range of research activities currently funded by NSF, DOD, NASA, NSA, USDA, the State of Alabama, and several corporate sponsors.  

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Consideration of applications will begin immediately, and the search will remain open until the position is filled.  The anticipated starting date is August 16, 2017. Attendance in new-faculty orientation sessions prior to the official starting date is required.

JOB DESCRIPTION/REQUIREMENTS: The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for a non-tenure-track faculty visiting lecturer position.  The position is for one full academic year starting in the Fall semester of 2017 and will terminate in Aug. 2018.  Successful candidates will teach six core courses in the undergraduate program per academic year (including but not limited to Introduction to Computing for Engineers, electric circuits, electromagnetics), may oversee instructional laboratories, and will mentor undergraduate engineering majors.  A strong commitment to teaching excellence at the undergraduate level and excellent communication skills are expected.  Previous teaching experience is highly desirable. 

Applicants for the lecturer position must have a Bachelor of Science in Electrical or Computer Engineering, and a completed Master of Science or Ph.D. in Electrical or Computer Engineering.

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

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

Please refer to log number 17/18-218.

Chemical and Materials Engineering (CME) Department Chair

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 Engineering, Nursing, Education, Science, Business, Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences, and Professional and Continuing Studies. Huntsville maintains one of the highest per capita incomes and standards of living in the Southeast. It is a national center of aerospace and high technology research.  Huntsville and surrounding communities present many opportunities for healthcare research and professional practice. The Huntsville area is also home to more than 50 Fortune 500 companies, the Hudson Alpha Institute for Biotechnology, and several federal research facilities, including NASA Marshall Space Flight Center and the Army’s Missile Defense Agency (MDA), Materiel Command, Aviation and Missile Command, and Space and Missile Defense Command.

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: The College of Engineering currently has a research focus that addresses three National Academy of Engineering (NAE) Grand Challenge problems: secure cyberspace; restore and improve urban infrastructure; and engineer tools of scientific discovery.  In addition, COE has made recent investments in energy storage and systems engineering.  The College of Engineering and the CME department is expected to play an important role in Biotechnology Education and Research, which has been identified as an area where the UAH campus will be a recognized leader.  The College enrolls nearly 30% of UAH’s undergraduates in ABET-accredited programs in aerospace, chemical, civil, computer, electrical, industrial and systems, mechanical, and optical engineering.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT:  The Chemical and Materials Engineering Department has six tenured/tenure track faculty with research strengths in thermophysical property measurements, thin films science, biomaterials, gene expression and DNA diagnostics, catalysis, nanostructured materials for energy conversion/storage and immunoengineering.  Current sources of faculty funding include federal sources such as the MDA, and industrial sources including CFD Research Corporation, Dow Corning and Polaris Sensor Technologies.  The Department offers the BS (ABET accredited) and MSE degree programs in Chemical Engineering.  For the PhD Degree, CME students have three pathways including two interdisciplinary programs in Materials Science, and Biotechnology Science and Engineering, and the Chemical Engineering option through the Mechanical Engineering program.  Several students from the Biotechnology PhD program are pursuing their PhD dissertation projects working with scientists at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology.  The CME department has 216 undergraduate students and nearly 10 graduate students.  At the undergraduate level, the CME department offers students the opportunity to pursue a two elective sequence in Bioprocessing and Bioseparations.  In addition, all students in the CME department take a course that introduces them to a molecular understanding of biological systems.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Preference will be given to applications submitted before November 15, 2016.  However, the position will remain open until filled.

JOB DESCRIPTION/REQUIREMENTS:  The successful individual should have an established research record in an area of biotechnology and understand its role within an academic unit offering degrees in chemical engineering. The successful candidate will be expected to provide leadership to advance a campus strategic goal to become a recognized leader in biotechnology education and research.  The successful candidate must be willing to and have demonstrated experience to help create and advance innovative ideas that cross disciplinary lines and impact education and research in chemical engineering.  The candidate must have a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering or a closely related engineering discipline to warrant appointment as a tenured Professor in the Department.  The Chair reports to the Dean of the College, and is responsible for the administration of all programs and budgets in the Department.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Please submit applications electronically (as one pdf file) to cme-chairsearch@uah.edu. Complete applications should include a current curriculum vita, a position statement highlighting the applicant’s qualifications for the position (including a vision statement of anticipated department leadership in teaching and research with a special emphasis on biotechnology) and the contact information for at least three professional references.

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

Please refer to log number: 17/18-212.

Part-Time Instructors: Chemical and Materials Engineering

The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for part-time, non-tenure-track instructors for undergraduate and graduate courses offered by the chemical and materials engineering department.   Some of the courses for which we seek instructors include: Unit Operations Laboratory (Senior Class, ChE 439, ChE 440),  Quantitative Modeling for Chemical Engineers (ChE 347), Transport Phenomena (ChE 648, ChE 649), ChE 658 (Catalysis and Reactor Design), ChE 641 (Advanced Thermodynamics). We do have an immediate need (Fall 2017) for someone who can teach Unit Operations I (ChE 439) – which includes a 3 hour laboratory and one hour lecture per week.

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

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

Application and Inquiries should be directed to:

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

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

Part-Time Instructors: Digital Animation and Game Design

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

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

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

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

Part-Time Instructors: Communication Arts

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

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

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

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

Part-Time Instructors: Philosophy

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

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

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

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

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

Part-Time Instructors: Art Studio Foundations

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

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

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

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

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

Part-Time Instructors: Art History

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

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

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

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

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

Part-Time Instructors: Sociology

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

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

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

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

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

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

Part-Time Instructor: Psychology

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Part-Time Instructors: World Languages and Cultures

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

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

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

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

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

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

Part-Time Instructors: History

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

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

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

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

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

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

 


Part-Time Instructors: Political Science

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

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

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

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

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


Part-Time Instructors: Geography

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

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

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

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

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


College of Nursing
July 12, 2017

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College of Science
October 17, 2017

Assistant Professor of Cybersecurity

The Department of Computer Science at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) invites applicants for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level beginning August 2018 in the area of cybersecurity; however, outstanding candidates in other areas including cloud computing and mobile computing may be considered if they are qualified to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in cybersecurity.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Please refer to log number: 18/19-530

Professor and Chair of Mathematical Sciences

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

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

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

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

Please refer to log number: 17/18-526

Pei-Ling Chan Chair of Physics

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) seeks an innovative researcher in the field of biophysics to be the next Pei-Ling Chan Chair of Physics. The department seeks to broaden its research portfolio beyond our traditional strengths in astrophysics, optics and photonics, and nonlinear materials. The Chan Chair would anchor this effort and play a key role in determining the future direction of departmental and college research in this field. The particular area within the biophysics field is not specified, and could be theoretical, experimental, computational, or a combination.  Examples include biological and biologically-inspired materials; nanoscale biophysics; dynamics, imaging, and spectroscopy of a single molecules and the manipulation of molecules in living cells; and nano-structural and nano-mechanical properties of biological surfaces.

This endowed position offers an exciting opportunity for joint research, educational projects, and collaborations within UAH as well as with non-profit, government, and industrial partners located in Huntsville and the region. Responsibilities include establishing and developing a biophysics presence in the department and in collaboration with other departments as applicable, teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses, and supporting and advising students in the M.S. and Ph.D. programs. The Chan Chair can also be part of the existing interdisciplinary Biotechnology Science and Engineering doctoral program.

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

Applicants must submit a single PDF document containing a

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

to phchan@uah.edu.

For more information, contact Dr. James Miller, Professor & Chair, Department of Physics and Astronomy at phchan@uah.edu. Review of complete applications will begin on December 15, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.

UAH is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer / minorities / females / veterans / disabled.

Please refer to log number 17/18-522

 


Part-Time Instructors: Mathematical Sciences

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

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

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

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

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


College of Professional and Continuing Studies

Part Time Lecturer in Engineering Technology

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

Responsibilities of the Position include:

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

Minimum Qualifications:

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

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

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

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

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

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

Appointment Date:  December 2017/January 2018

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

Library
June 6, 2017

Research and Instructional Services Librarian

POSITION DESCRIPTION: The University of Alabama in Huntsville’s M. Louis Salmon Library seeks a motivated, creative, and user-focused professional for the Research and Instructional Services Librarian position.  Responsibilities include designing and conducting library instruction sessions, providing patron services at the Research Help Desk (assisting patrons with research questions and using library resources), and working with campus outreach activities to market library services and resources.

Reporting to the Director of Research, Information, and User Services, the Research and Instructional Services Librarian aids the M. Louis Salmon Library in its mission to provide The University of Alabama in Huntsville with the discovery, creation, and communication of knowledge via the Salmon Library’s resources and services. This position works with campus faculty to develop library instruction materials for assignment-focused, course specific needs, as well as identifying opportunities for outreach in assigned academic departments. The ideal candidate possesses a strong desire to teach and seeks out further knowledge in teaching and learning theories.  Primary responsibilities will include designing and conducting library instruction sessions for faculty and students, and working at the Research Help Desk to provide patron services such as research assistance and using library services and resources. The position will assist with future scholarly communications endeavors, such as: Open Access Initiatives, Open Educational Resources, and scholarly publishing trends. Candidate will work in a team environment in the library and must have a willingness for continual learning, development, and application of additional expertise through work related experiences and professional development opportunities. Candidate must also possess the ability to deal with change, ambiguity, and complex problems in an academic setting. This position may also provide outreach to academic and non-academic units, such as student housing, to develop events and services that promote the library’s services, supervise staff and students as required, and perform other duties/functions as requested. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conduct various multidisciplinary instruction sessions for faculty and students by utilizing current and emerging technologies in the design and delivery of these sessions
  • Consider new trends and techniques in information literacy instruction methods influenced by the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy
  • Coordinate with faculty to design course-integrated, assignment based instructional sessions as needed
  • Integrate diverse teaching and activity types into information literacy sessions to promote collaborative, active, and directed learning styles
  • Lead in the promotion of Open Access Initiatives (OAI), including Open Educational Resources (OER)
  • Lead in future library initiatives in scholarly communications, including scholarly publishing, copyright, institutional repositories, and data curation
  • Provide copyright guidance and instruction to faculty and students
  • Answer research questions involving library resources and other materials
  • Answer questions via LibChat, email, and other digital platforms
  • Participate in library outreach activities
  • Other duties as needed

This position will include on-desk and off-desk duties, and will require some nights and weekends.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A Masters of Library Science from an ALA accredited institution or a master’s degree relevant to the individual’s subject specialty
  • Minimum of one year providing instruction in a library setting
  • Minimum of two years of academic library experience
  • Familiarity with the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education
  • Familiarity with current trends in scholarly communications, including: Open Access Initiatives, Open Educational Resources, copyright, and institutional repositories

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience working with customers/patrons to provide information and services
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
    • Knowledge of trends and services in academic libraries to support undergraduate and graduate education
    • Knowledge of current and emerging trends in information literacy instruction and information technologies
    • Understanding of ways to market and promote instruction, collections and services to various groups
    • Experience with SpringShare’s LibGuides and LibAnswers
    • Ability to successfully initiate, track, and manage projects
    • Demonstration of ability, interest, and willingness to assume additional and/or new responsibilities, along with the ability to set and model high performance standards
    • Possess a positive attitude, be future-oriented, and embrace change
    • Skills to develop relevant and engaging promotional materials in collaboration with others
    • Strong interpersonal skills evidenced by the ability to work cooperatively and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues, faculty, staff, and students in a friendly, professional manner
    • Readiness to serve a diverse academic community with tact, diplomacy, and courtesy/friendliness

Applicants must submit a letter of interest, current resume, official transcripts and contact information of three references including, name, address, phone number and email address.  Required documents must be submitted either electronically to: denisj@uah.edu or mailed to:

University of Alabama in Huntsville
M. Louis Salmon Library
Room 333
301 Sparkman Drive
Huntsville, AL 35899

*Please note: digital submissions via email are preferred.

The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.

Please refer to log number 17/18-804.


 

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