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College of Education

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

 Announcement of Lecturer/Clinical Assistant Professor

Chemical and Materials Engineering

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

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

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

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

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

APPLICATION DEADLINE AND PROCEDURE:  Review of applications will begin on June 15, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.  Application material (in pdf format) including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy (1-2 pages), and the names of the three refences, should be sent to cmesearch@uah.edu.

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

Please refer to log number:  21/22-242

   

College of Nursing

 Announcement of Dean of the College of Nursing

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

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

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

The eligible candidate will be able to

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

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

The University: UAH offers 88 degree-granting programs that meet the highest standards of excellence, including 41 bachelor’s, 31 master’s, and 16 doctoral degree programs through its seven Academic Colleges: Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Business; Education; Engineering; Nursing; Professional Studies; and Science as well as the Graduate School. UAH has a vibrant Honors College that includes a special research-oriented track for Honors nursing students. Over the past decade, the University has implemented strategic and campus master plans that have resulted in substantial growth. The University has undertaken more than $160 million in new construction. UAH enrollment is approximately 10,000, including approximately 1,900 graduate students. The undergraduate class is composed of approximately 42% women and 58% men. UAH is number one in Alabama both for early career pay after graduation and for the economic outcomes of its graduates. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching rates UAH as a “high” research activity institution.

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

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

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

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

Applications, nominations, and confidential inquiries are welcome. Applicants should submit a cover letter describing professional experience as it relates to the requirements of the position; a current resume/curriculum vita; and the names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses of five references. Please send nominations or applications to provost@uah.edu. For additional information or questions, please contact Bill Wilkerson, Dean of the Honors College and Chair of the Search Committee at william.wilkerson@uah.edu or Michele Kennedy, Search Committee Support at michele.kennedy@uah.edu . For full consideration, applications should be submitted by May 28, 2021, although applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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

Please refer to log number: 21/22-453 

 

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 Part-Time Lecturer - 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.

 

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

  

Announcement of Clinical Assistant Professor in Chemistry

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Please refer to log number: 21/22-558

   

Graduate School/Office of International Services

No Vacant Positions

Library

Announcement of User Services Administrator and Instructional 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 User Services Administrator and Instructional Librarian, who will have the responsibility of overseeing the User Services desk and assist the library’s Instructional Coordinator in developing, planning, and implementing instruction.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Reporting to the Director of Research, Information and User Services, the User Services Administrator and Instructional Librarian will be a motivated, creative, and user-focused professional who provides administration over the library’s User Services Desk, including providing quality patron services such as account assistance and material borrowing, and also provide some library instruction assistance. Some nights and weekends 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:

User Services Administrator

Manages the operations of the User Services Desk, including the training and supervision of 3 full-time and 2 part-time staff, and student assistants

  • Ensures that the User Services Desk is appropriately staffed during all operating hours to meet the needs of the UAH community
  • Leads the development of new workflows to ensure the ongoing efficiency of operations within User Services
  • Supervises special and ongoing User Services projects such as stacks inventory and management, collections maintenance, including shelving, shifting, sorting and organization of materials
  • Resolves patron issues with library accounts in a timely fashion and professional manner
  • Maintains accurate and up-to-date patron records
  • Leads development, administers, and facilitates User Services policies and procedures
  • Identifies needed changes to configurations in the Ex Libris Alma cloud-based library services platform, and utilizes the platform’s Analytics feature to create reports that will assist in all aspects of User Services operations
  • Maintain Ex Libris Alma and web calendars with accurate information regarding library hours and closings
  • Creates internship opportunities for student workers and supervises their performance with regular follow-up and feedback
  • Serves as the Building Emergency Coordinator, maintaining the library’s Building Emergency Action Plan and Continuity of Operations Plan, and overseeing building safety and security, including tracking and reporting maintenance issues
  • Serves as a member of the Library Student Advisory Group Committee
  • Research trends in library Access Services and recommend new approaches to patron services and offerings
  • Assists patrons in the use of the library’s Information Arcade open computer lab, including printing, scanning, and copying
  • Assists in maintaining the library’s social media presence through platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, etc.

Instructional Librarian

 Provides instruction for students on information literacy and specific library resources across the curriculum.

  • 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 subject liaison to specific UAH departments or Colleges to support instruction, acquisitions, and collection development
  • Assists with library outreach as needed and appropriate

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program.
  • 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:

  • Experience with collection development, instruction, and reference work in an academic library.
  • Experience with the Ex Libris Alma cloud-based library services platform.
  • Ex Libris Alma Administration Certification
  • Supervisory experience:

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 is 10,000, including approximately 2,000 graduate students. UAH is number one in Alabama both for early career pay after graduation and for the economic outcomes of its graduates. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching rates UAH as a “high” research activity institution. Under the leadership of its new President, the University is well-positioned to continue growing its enrollment and reputation.

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

The Greater Huntsville Community

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

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.

Please refer to log number: 21/22-806.

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

 


 

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