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Job Postings

The UA College of Engineering encourages those considering employment to consider the openings posted below. Contacts for questions or more information can be found within the information for each opening or by contacting the search committee at engjobs@eng.ua.edu.

Assistant or associate professor in Corrosion Science and Engineering or Metal Additive Manufacturing

Department: Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

The Department of Metallurgical & Materials Engineering (MTE) at The University of Alabama (UA) invites applications for a tenured/tenure-track assistant or associate professor position from candidates with expertise that is consistent with building upon and expanding the strengths of our department. Particular areas of interest include: (i) Corrosion Science And Engineering emphasizing electrochemistry, corrosion protection, corrosion modeling, and protective coatings; or (ii) Metal Additive Manufacturing emphasizing synthesis and characterization of powder feedstock, developing processing/structure/properties relationships, fusion-based methods for additive manufacturing, and simulation and modeling of additive manufacturing processes. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree in Metallurgical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, or in a closely related discipline. The successful candidate will be expected to exhibit a strong commitment to teaching and research in metallurgical and materials engineering.

ECE Faculty Positions 2017

Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The University of Alabama invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the area of RF Electronics with specific foci in the areas of radar and device fabrication. For consideration at the Associate Professor level, applicants must demonstrate a strong external funding record, publication record, and Ph.D. graduation rate commensurate with this level of appointment.

ECE Faculty Positions – Transportation 2017

Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The University of Alabama invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the area of transportation with a specific focus in the area of vehicle to infrastructure communication and control. For consideration at the Associate Professor level, applicants must demonstrate a strong external funding record, publication record, and Ph.D. graduation rate commensurate with this level of appointment.

Department Head for metallurgical and materials engineering

Department: Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

The Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering (MTE) at The University of Alabama (UA) seeks applications and nominations for the position of Department Head. The Department Head will be expected to provide visionary academic and administrative leadership to a dynamic faculty. Desirable attributes include: (i) the ability to promote sponsored research programs; (ii) catalyze new research and educational initiatives that mesh with the vision and goals of the College of Engineering; (iii) recruit, develop, and mentor faculty and students; (iv) leverage the multidisciplinary culture of the Department, College and University; (v) be familiar with curricular design and accreditation, and (vi) interact with government, industry, and alumni to build the stature of the program and foster economic development.

ME-Assistant Professor, Associate Professor 2017

Department: Mechanical Engineering

Department of Mechanical Engineering at The University of Alabama invites applications for four new tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in the area of vehicle engineering starting in the Fall of 2017. This is part of a larger search by the College of Engineering to support the new Alabama Transportation Institute. New faculty members will participate in the Center for Advanced Vehicle Technologies, which is part of the Alabama Transportation Institute. Applicants must have a PhD in mechanical engineering or a closely related field by the date of appointment. Industrial experience is highly desirable and collaboration with colleagues in Electrical and Computer Engineering and Computer Science departments is expected. Applicants must show the potential to establish a quality research program, collaborate effectively with other faculty, and excel in teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. For consideration at the Associate Professor level, applicants must demonstrate a strong external funding record, publication record, and PhD graduation rate commensurate with this level of appointment.

Assistant Professor, Associate Professor 2017

Department: Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science at the University of Alabama invites applications for multiple tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant or Associate level to begin August 2017. Outstanding candidates in all areas of computer science will be considered. Successful applicants must show the potential to establish a quality research program, collaborate effectively with other faculty, and excel in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. In addition, successful applicants must demonstrate the potential to contribute to the University of Alabama’s initiatives with respect to water, the Alabama Water Institute, and/or transportation, the Alabama Transportation Institute. Expertise needed by the AWI and ATI includes, but is not limited to, areas such as big data, spatial data, data analytics, data visualization, machine learning, vehicular networks, software modeling, software engineering, security, robotics, and autonomous vehicles.

Spring 2017 – Postdoc Pool

Departments: Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Computer Science, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

Periodically the College of Engineering at the University of Alabama has research position vacancies under a variety of contracts and grants. Qualified individuals are being sought to establish a pool of readily available talented persons from which these vacancies can be filled as they occur.

Bioengineering

Department: Chemical and Biological Engineering

The Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering at The University of Alabama invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position. Candidates will be considered for appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor commensurate with experience and qualifications. Applications are sought to fill a position focused in the area of bioengineering. Successful candidates will have expertise in this area.

Lecturer – Engineering

Department: Chemical and Biological Engineering

The Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering at The University of Alabama invites applications for a lecturer. Exceptional applicants are sought that have a passion for teaching and curriculum development across the field of chemical engineering.

Fall 16 – Research Pool

Departments: Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

Periodically, the College of Engineering at the University of Alabama has research position vacancies under a variety of contracts, grants and projects. Qualified individuals are being sought to establish a pool of readily available talented persons from which these vacancies can be filled as they occur. Minimum Qualifications: Master’s Degree in appropriate field

Communications Specialist

As a member of the External Affairs team in the College of Engineering, the Communication Specialist, working in collaboration with the Division of Strategic Communications, will develop and implement communication plans and activities to support the goals of the University and the College of Engineering.

AEM Tenure-Track Faculty Position

Department: Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics

The Department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions in areas related to space/astronautics and unmanned aerial systems. The successful applicant for the space/astronautics position will contribute to the department’s emerging space technology research thrust. The successful applicant for the UAS position will contribute to a University-led effort to establish an airborne/spaceborne remote sensing center of excellence. It is anticipated successful candidates will join the faculty at the rank of tenure-track Assistant Professor, although exceptional candidates may be considered for associate professor and tenure depending upon experience and qualifications.

Faculty 2017 – Assistant/Associate Professor

Department: Chemical and Biological Engineering

The Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering at The University of Alabama invites applications for multiple tenure-track faculty positions consistent with building upon and expanding the strengths of our faculty (che.eng.ua.edu/people). Candidates will be considered for appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor commensurate with experience and qualifications. Applications are sought to fill positions are in the areas of energy storage or smart/ionic polymeric materials. Successful candidates will have expertise in at least one of these areas.

Faculty pool – Water and Transportation Research – Professor

Departments: Chemical and Biological Engineering, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

Tenured faculty positions in the College of Engineering. Department assignment depends upon qualifications, education and experience. Expected to develop a strong, funded research program, collaborate with other faculty members, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, advise students, and provide service to the profession, university, college and department.

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