UAH Job Vacancies For College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

UAH Job Vacancies For College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

March 30, 2017

Assistant Professor in Communication Arts

The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor in rhetoric to begin on January 8, 2018. A Ph.D. in Communication, with an emphasis in rhetoric, is required, with salary dependent on qualifications. Candidates must show evidence or potential for teaching excellence, and be qualified to teach courses in rhetoric, user experience, and public relations. Applications are due June 1, 2017. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: The College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences at The University of Alabama in Huntsville comprises 10 departments and 80 full-time faculty. We offer a wide array of programs in the arts, humanities, and social sciences including 25 B.A. programs, five M.A. programs, and two certificate programs. The college has also led the way in creating several interdisciplinary minors, such as Women’s and Gender Studies, Global Studies, and Science, Technology, and Society. Our class sizes are relatively small and our collegial faculty are committed to our students’ successes. In 2015-16 we awarded 148 B.A.’s, 40 M.A.’s, and 8 certificates.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of Communication Arts offers a BA in speech communication, a BA in theatre, and a joint-BA (with English) in writing, as well as minors in these three areas. It has an MA program in Professional Communication. It has 9 faculty members and about 100 majors. We supply service courses in oral communication to a variety of colleges.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 1, 2017

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

Dr. Clarke Rountree
Department of Communication Arts
342 Morton Hall
University of Alabama in Huntsville
Huntsville, AL 35899
256-824-6646

clarke.rountree@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 17/18-343.

Visiting Assistant Professor or Lecturer in Video Production

The Department of Communication Arts at The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor or Lecturer in Video Production beginning August 14, 2017. Candidates for the visiting assistant professor position must hold an MFA in video production. Candidates with an M.A. in video production will be considered for a lecturer position. All eligible candidates must have in-depth knowledge of the full video production pipeline, and the ability to teach introductory and advanced classes in video production and the history of American cinema. Ideal applicants will be able to teach writing for visual media, cinematography, and other classes, and have evidence of strong teaching skills, professional experience in video production, and good organizational skills. The salary is commensurate with experience. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: The College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences at The University of Alabama in Huntsville comprises 10 departments and 80 full-time faculty. We offer a wide array of programs in the arts, humanities, and social sciences including 25 B.A. programs, five M.A. programs, and two certificate programs. We recently added a BFA with a Gaming and Animation track. The college has also led the way in creating several interdisciplinary minors, such as Women’s and Gender Studies, Global Studies, and Science, Technology, and Society. Our class sizes are relatively small and our collegial faculty are committed to our students’ successes. In 2015-16 we awarded 148 B.A.’s, 40 M.A.’s, and 8 certificates.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of Communication Arts offers a BA in speech communication, a BA in theatre, and a joint-BA (with English) in writing, as well as minors in these three areas. It has an MA program in Professional Communication. It has 9 faculty members and about 100 majors. We supply service courses in oral communication to a variety of colleges.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 14, 2017 or until the position is filled.

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

Dr. Clarke Rountree
Department of Communication Arts
342 Morton Hall
University of Alabama in Huntsville
Huntsville, AL 35899
256-824-6646

clarke.rountree@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 17/18-342.

Full-time Lecturers in English

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

ABOUT THE COLLEGE:  The College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences at The University of Alabama in Huntsville has 10 departments and 80 full-time faculty members. We offer a wide array of disciplinary and interdisciplinary programs that include two dozen B.A. programs, five M.A. programs, and six certificate programs. Our class sizes are relatively small and our collegial faculty are committed to our students’ successes. In 2015-16 we awarded 148 B.A.’s, 40 M.A.’s, and 8 certificates.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The English Department at UAH is comprised of scholar-teachers committed to the promotion of literacy and the cultivation of scholarly and professional competencies in critical thinking and persuasive writing across a wide spectrum of literary, technical, and rhetorical situations. Experience with both online and traditional teaching methods is a significant asset, and applicants must be willing to consider preparing and teaching one or more courses online. We foster intellectual and cultural diversity, originality of thought, and clarity and cogency of expression through degree programs designed to advance careful, sophisticated reading practices as well as complex analytical and research skills. We aim to cultivate our students’ management, organization, and production of knowledge.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  April 30, 2017

JOB DESCRIPTION/REQUIREMENTS: The English Department at The University of Alabama in Huntsville seeks two full-time lecturer appointments beginning August 2017. This will be a two-year appointment, with the second year renewal dependent upon performance and availability of funding. PhD in Rhetoric and Composition or related field is preferred, with experience teaching First-Year Writing.  Candidates must demonstrate commitment to, and excellence in, undergraduate teaching as informed by current practice and scholarship in the field. The teaching load is 4/4 with required service in the development, implementation and assessment of department curricula. Review of Applications will begin April 3, 2017.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Submit an application letter, CV, writing sample, and three letters of recommendation through Interfolio (Apply.interfolio.com/40994) by April 30, 2017. Direct any inquiries to Dr. Alanna Frost, Chair, Dept. of English, Univ. of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL 35899 or frosta@uah.edu.  We will interview via Skype.

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

Please refer to log numbers 17/18-340 and 17/18-341.

Full-time Lecturer in Communication Arts

The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for a two-year, full-time, renewable position in basic speech communication, beginning August 2017. Renewal of the Lecturer contract is contingent on effective performance in the position and Department need. An M.A. in Communication is required, with salary dependent on qualifications. Candidates must show evidence or potential for teaching excellence, and be qualified to teach rigorous courses in public speaking and oral business communication. Review of applications will begin on March 20, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: The College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences at The University of Alabama in Huntsville comprises 10 departments and 80 full-time faculty. We offer a wide array of programs in the arts, humanities, and social sciences including 25 B.A. programs, five M.A. programs, and two certificate programs. The college has also led the way in creating several interdisciplinary minors, such as Women’s and Gender Studies, Global Studies, and Science, Technology, and Society. Our class sizes are relatively small and our collegial faculty are committed to our students’ successes. In 2015-16 we awarded 148 B.A.’s, 40 M.A.’s, and 8 certificates.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of Communication Arts offers a BA in speech communication, a BA in theatre, and a joint-BA (with English) in writing, as well as minors in these three areas. It has an MA program in Professional Communication. It has 9 faculty members and about 100 majors. We supply service courses in oral communication to a variety of colleges.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 20, 2017 or until the position is filled. Applications for this position should include: (1) a letter of application, (2) a current vitae, and (3) original graduate transcripts, and a list of at least three references with contact information consisting of name, address, telephone number and email address. Applications and inquiries should be directed to:

Dr. Clarke Rountree
Department of Communication Arts
342 Morton Hall
University of Alabama in Huntsville
Huntsville, AL 35899
256-824-6646

clarke.rountree@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: 17/18-339

Assistant Professor of Music Theory

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

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: The College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences at The University of Alabama in Huntsville comprises 10 departments and 80 full-time faculty. We offer a wide array of programs in the arts, humanities, and social sciences including 25 B.A. programs, four M.A. programs, and two certificate programs.  The college has also led the way in creating several inter-disciplinary minors, such as Women’s and Gender Studies, Global Studies, and Science, Technology, and Society.  Our class sizes are relatively small and our collegial faculty are committed to our students’ successes.  In 2014-15 we awarded 169 B.A.’s, 23 M.A.’s, and six certificates.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of Music at UAH prepares musicians for careers as performers, educators, composers, church musicians, and music industry professionals. Additionally – and perhaps most importantly – we enable all students, regardless of major, to pursue the art and beauty of music while honing the interpersonal and communication skills vital to every career in the 21st century. Noted for quality instruction by nationally and internationally renowned faculty, as an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music, the Department offers eight music emphases, numerous ensembles, and over 100 performances each year.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 1, 2017

JOB DESCRIPTION/REQUIREMENTS: The University of Alabama in Huntsville seeks a Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Music Theory for Fall 2017. The successful candidate will be able to teach undergraduate theory and aural skills from introductory through advanced levels, arranging/orchestration, form and analysis, as well as other assigned courses consistent with interest, expertise, and departmental need, including online and hybrid courses as needed or assigned. Secondary areas of expertise that are desirable include contemporary music, entrepreneurship, music business, popular music, new music ensemble, music appreciation, and/or performance. The candidate will actively pursue scholarship and/or performance opportunities in the field while participating in student recruitment, department service, and community outreach. Doctorate will be required at time of appointment.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: To apply electronically, please email a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the contact information for three individuals who might knowledgeably endorse your candidacy to: UAH Theory Search Committee, care of cil.spina@uah.edu. Please do not send additional materials or letters of recommendation at this time. Review of applications will begin on January 1, 2017 and continue until position is filled.

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

Please refer to log number 17/18-337.

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:

Deborah Heikes, Chair
heikesd@uah.edu
Department of Philosophy
The University of Alabama in Huntsville
301 Sparkman Drive (MOR 334)
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. Rolf Goebel, Chair
goebelr@uah.edu
Department of World Languages and Cultures
The University of Alabama in Huntsville
301 Sparkman Drive (MOR 300B)
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.

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