UAH Job Vacancies For College of Science

UAH Job Vacancies For College of Science

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 have the rank of Professor and must hold a Ph.D. in Mathematical Sciences.  He/she is expected to have a strong record of leadership, excellence in research and teaching, track record of external funding, and experience in curriculum development and assessment.  Applicants must also show a clear ability to move the department forward with innovative leadership, including a demonstrated ability to work across disciplines.  The new Chair will encourage collaboration and support a broad range of research, educational, and interdisciplinary efforts in the Department. 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, administrative experience, a statement of goals and vision, and the names and contact information of at least three references to Dr. Boris Kunin at mathchair@uah.edu.  Information about the department can be found at http://www.uah.edu/math or by contacting Dr. Kunin.  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: 17/18-524.

Clinical Assistant Professor of Physics

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) invites applications for a non-tenure track position at the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will play an integral role in the development and teaching of general physics lecture courses including honors sections of the courses and labs, oversee the teaching lab curricula, and contribute to the ongoing evolution of our core physics curriculum. Responsibilities can also include an emphasis on science outreach, instructional innovation resulting in improved student learning, effective use of technology, or online learning.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Physics or a closely related field, and have prior experience in teaching at either the high school or university level. Research or teaching lab experience is desirable.

Applicants must submit a single PDF document containing the following to phcap@uah.edu.

  1. CV (with contact information),
  2. Narrative of their teaching experience, and
  3. Contact information for three references

For more information, contact Dr. James Miller, Professor & Chair, Department of Physics and Astronomy at phcap@uah.edu. Review of complete applications will begin on January 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer/ minorities/ females/ veterans/ disabled.

Please refer to log number 17/18-523.

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

Assistant Professor in Population, Evolutionary or Systems Biology

The Department of Biological Sciences at The University of Alabama in Huntsville is pleased to invite applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in population, evolutionary or systems biology, with emphasis on computational methods. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree or equivalent and postdoctoral experience is preferred. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Faculty in the department are expected to engage in funded research, to mentor graduate and undergraduate research, to teach at the undergraduate and graduate level, and to contribute to the inter-disciplinary Biotechnology Science and Engineering Ph.D. program.  Teaching assignments will be in one or more of the following areas: organismal biology, genetics, evolution and graduate courses of interest.

The Department of Biological Sciences is housed in the Shelby Center for Science and Technology with spacious, well-equipped teaching and research facilities. The department is engaged in collaborative research with the Hudson Alpha Institute for Biotechnology, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, the Redstone Arsenal, and more than a dozen biotechnology companies in Cummings Research Park, all of which are located minutes away from the university. Cummings Research Park is the second largest research park in the United States with over 285 high technology companies.

Huntsville is a mid-sized city located in beautiful north Alabama, an area that boasts a reasonable cost of living and ample recreational and cultural opportunities. Please visit the department web site, www.uah.edu/science/departments/biology, to learn more about the department and the area. The starting date for the position will be August 2017. Review of complete applications will begin 1 December, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.

Applicants must submit a single PDF that includes 1) a curriculum vitae; 2) a research statement; 3) a statement of teaching interests; and 4) contact information for three letters of recommendation to ngj2@uah.edu. For further information or questions please contact the search committee chair, Dr. Joseph Ng, at ngj2@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 17/18-519

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry at The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the area of Biochemistry at the Assistant Professor level. Candidates are expected to develop an externally funded research program and effectively teach both undergraduate and graduate courses. A Ph.D. in biochemistry, chemical biology, or a closely related discipline is required.  Applicants complementing existing strengths and those that can take advantage of the high technology science and engineering forces driving growth in Huntsville, in particular those that benefit from proximity to Cummings Research Park and the Alabama Supercomputing Facility, will be given competitive consideration.

Application materials including submission of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of proposed research, a teaching statement, and contact information for three reference should be sent to Dr. Robert McFeeters at biochem-search@chemistry.uah.edu. Review of applications will begin November 15th, 2016, and continue until the position is filled.

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

Please refer to log number 17/18-517

Chair of Chemistry

The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) seeks an energetic leader to serve as Professor and Chair of the Department of Chemistry.   The successful candidate must be qualified for tenure at the rank of Professor and must hold a Ph.D. in Chemistry or a related field.  He/she is expected to have a strong record of leadership and excellence in chemical research and teaching.  Applicants must also show a clear ability to move the department forward with innovative leadership and future faculty hiring. This should include a demonstrated ability to work across disciplines such as Biology, Physics, Mathematics, Atmospheric Science and Materials Science.  The new Chair will encourage collaboration and support a broad range of research, educational, and interdisciplinary efforts in the Department. The Department offers B.S. and M.S. degrees in Chemistry and supports interdisciplinary graduate programs in Biotechnology and Materials Science.  Plans for a Ph.D. program in Chemistry are in progress.

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, the Hudson Alpha 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 Dr. Carmen Scholz chemsearch@uah.edu. Further information about the department can be found at uah.edu/chemistry or by contacting Dr. Scholz. 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 17/18-516

Endowed Chair in Biological Sciences

The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) proudly announces the establishment of the Pei-Ling Chan Endowed Chair in the Department of Biological Sciences. We are excited to request applications from established researchers in genetics, genomics and/or bioinformatics to join our dynamic team of faculty from UAH and the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology (www.hudsonalpha.org), which is dedicated to research in genomics and genetics. We offer an exciting opportunity for joint research and educational projects and collaborations with non-profit, government, and industrial partners in the region. The Chan Endowed chair will participate in the undergraduate and graduate programs in the Department of Biological Sciences at UAH, including the Ph.D. program in Biotechnology Science and Engineering. The research interests of the successful candidate will complement existing strengths in the Department of Biological Sciences and HudsonAlpha, including molecular genetics and genomics, bioinformatics and structural and synthetic biology. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

UAH is one of three institutions in the University of Alabama System and has a current enrollment of approximately 6500 undergraduates and 2000 graduate students, and supported research expenditures exceeding $89 million per year. The University is widely known for its research in space and atmospheric science, engineering, and information technology.

Huntsville is located in the beautiful Tennessee Valley of North Alabama and is home to the country’s second largest research park, Cummings Research Park, where more than 285 high-technology companies are situated.  Within Cummings, the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, under the direction of Dr. Rick Meyers, has created a 152-acre biotechnology campus touting state-of-the-art facilities for genomics technology and a team of leading genomic scientists with decades of experience in large-scale projects such as The Human Genome Project, The Cancer Genome Atlas, and the Encyclopedia of DNA Elements Project (ENCODE).

Also located in Huntsville are NASA Marshall Space Flight Center and the Army’s Redstone Arsenal federal campus. As the city that built the International Space Station and the rockets that put humans on the moon, the city of Huntsville is rich in heritage and diversity, as well as in cultural and recreational activities.  Huntsville residents enjoy one of the highest per-capita incomes in the country, in a metropolitan area of approximately 440,000 people.  For more information about UAH and Huntsville, Alabama, please visit www.uah.edu and http://www.huntsvillealabamausa.com.

An applicant or nominee for the Pei-Ling Chan Chair should be a recognized authority in her or his field and must have credentials in research and teaching appropriate for appointment as a senior Associate Professor or Professor.  A strong record of funded research is expected.

Applicants should submit a single .pdf file containing a cover letter, CV, statement of research interests, and contact information for three references to chanscholar@uah.edu

For further information or questions, contact Dr. Debra Moriarity, Chair of the Dept. of Biological Sciences, at moriard@uah.edu.  Review of complete applications will begin on 17 October, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.

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

Please refer to log number 17/18-515

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.


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