Working For The College

Working For The College

Part of a diverse campus, The University of Alabama College of Engineering offers faculty and staff an opportunity to teach and mentor some the nation’s best and brightest young scholars. More than 5,300 students study in the College of Engineering across seven academic departments and 10 degree programs.

Current Job Postings

The UA College of Engineering encourages those considering employment to view 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.

Mechanical Engineering Asst./Assoc. Professor

The Department of Mechanical Engineering is recruiting multiple tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. Applicants in all areas of mechanical engineering are sought, but candidates with emphasis in power systems, energy conversion, power electronics, and control systems are of particular interest for one or more of the positions. Appointments to the faculty of The University of Alabama are based on the personnel requirements of the University’s academic programs and on the goal of achieving and maintaining excellence in its teaching, research, and service/academic citizenship activities.

Mechanical Engineering Assoc./Full Professor - 517630

The Department of Mechanical Engineering is recruiting multiple tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Associate or Full Professor. Applicants in all areas of mechanical engineering are sought, but candidates with emphasis in power systems, energy conversion, power electronics, and control systems are of particular interest. Appointments to the faculty of The University of Alabama are based on the personnel requirements of the University’s academic programs and on the goal of achieving and maintaining excellence in its teaching, research, and service/academic citizenship activities.

Computer Science Assoc./Full Professor

The Department of Computer Science is recruiting multiple tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Associate or Full Professor. The following areas of research expertise will be emphasized in the search: • Cyber Security • Autonomous/Connected Vehicles/Transportation • Applied AI/Robotics Appointments to the faculty of The University of Alabama are based on the personnel requirements of the University’s academic programs and on the goal of achieving and maintaining excellence in its teaching, research, and service/academic citizenship activities.

Computer Science Asst./Assoc. Professor

The Department of Computer Science is recruiting multiple tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The following areas of research expertise will be emphasized in the search: • Cyber Security • Autonomous/Connected Vehicles/Transportation • Applied AI/Robotics Appointments to the faculty of The University of Alabama are based on the personnel requirements of the University’s academic programs and on the goal of achieving and maintaining excellence in its teaching, research, and service/academic citizenship activities.

Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics Assoc./Full Professor

The Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics (AEM) department is recruiting multiple tenured/tenure-track faculty positions. The following areas of research expertise are to be emphasized in the search: • Solid mechanics & materials • Space systems, space structures • Additive and advanced manufacturing (including in-space and point-of-need manufacturing) Appointments to the faculty of The University of Alabama are based on the personnel requirements of the University’s academic programs and on the goal of achieving and maintaining excellence in its teaching, research, and service/academic citizenship activities.

Civil, Construction & Environmental Engineering - Assoc./Full Professor

The Department of Civil, Construction, & Environmental Engineering is recruiting multiple tenured/tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Associate or Full Professor. The following areas of research expertise are to be emphasized in the search: • Thermal and structural performance of building envelopes and energy systems. • Adaptive controls for HVAC and lighting systems. • Applied thermodynamics, heat transfer, and mechanical systems engineering applied to distributed energy technologies. • Development of novel processes and technologies to reduce embodied and operational carbon emissions. • Digital transformation of the built environment at network and city scales to support decision making for sustainable and resilient infrastructure systems. Appointments to the faculty of The University of Alabama are based on the personnel requirements of the University’s academic programs and on the goal of achieving and maintaining excellence in its teaching, research, and service/academic citizenship activities.

ECE - Alabama Power Foundation Endowed Professor

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is recruiting one tenure track faculty position at the rank of Full Professor to fill the Alabama Power Foundation Endowed Chair position. The following areas of research expertise will be emphasized in the search: • Power Systems • Energy Conversion • Power Electronics • Control Systems Appointments to the faculty of The University of Alabama are based on the personnel requirements of the University’s academic programs and on the goal of achieving and maintaining excellence in its teaching, research, and service/academic citizenship activities.

Civil, Construction & Environmental Engineering - Asst./Assoc. Professor

The Department of Civil, Construction, & Environmental Engineering is recruiting multiple tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The following areas of research expertise are to be emphasized in the search: • Thermal and structural performance of building envelopes and energy systems. • Adaptive controls for HVAC and lighting systems. • Applied thermodynamics, heat transfer, and mechanical systems engineering applied to distributed energy technologies. • Development of novel processes and technologies to reduce embodied and operational carbon emissions. • Digital transformation of the built environment at network and city scales to support decision making for sustainable and resilient infrastructure systems. Appointments to the faculty of The University of Alabama are based on the personnel requirements of the University’s academic programs and on the goal of achieving and maintaining excellence in its teaching, research, and service/academic citizenship activities.

Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics - Asst./Assoc. Professor

The Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics (AEM) department is recruiting multiple tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The following areas of research expertise are to be emphasized in the search: • Solid mechanics & materials • Space systems, space structures • Additive and advanced manufacturing (including in-space and point-of-need manufacturing) Appointments to the faculty of The University of Alabama are based on the personnel requirements of the University’s academic programs and on the goal of achieving and maintaining excellence in its teaching, research, and service/academic citizenship activities.

Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Assoc./Full Professor

The Metallurgical and Materials Engineering department is recruiting multiple tenured/tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Associate/Full Professor. The following areas of research expertise are to be emphasized in the search: • Fusion based additive manufacturing • Solid-state additive manufacturing Appointments to the faculty of The University of Alabama are based on the personnel requirements of the University’s academic programs and on the goal of achieving and maintaining excellence in its teaching, research, and service/academic citizenship activities.

Electrical & Computer Engineering Assoc./Full Professor

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is recruiting multiple tenure track faculty positions at the rank of Associate or Full Professor. The following areas of research expertise will be emphasized in the search: • Computer Engineering/Embedded Systems • Musical Audio Engineering Appointments to the faculty of The University of Alabama are based on the personnel requirements of the University’s academic programs and on the goal of achieving and maintaining excellence in its teaching, research, and service/academic citizenship activities.

Electrical & Computer Engineering Asst./Assoc. Professor

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is recruiting multiple tenure track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The following areas of research expertise will be emphasized in the search: • Computer Engineering/Embedded Systems • Musical Audio Engineering Appointments to the faculty of The University of Alabama are based on the personnel requirements of the University’s academic programs and on the goal of achieving and maintaining excellence in its teaching, research, and service/academic citizenship activities.

Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Asst./Assoc. Professor

The Metallurgical and Materials Engineering department is recruiting multiple tenure track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor. The following areas of research expertise are to be emphasized in the search: • Fusion based additive manufacturing • Solid-state additive manufacturing Appointments to the faculty of The University of Alabama are based on the personnel requirements of the University’s academic programs and on the goal of achieving and maintaining excellence in its teaching, research, and service/academic citizenship activities.

Chemical & Biological Engineering Assoc./Full Professor – Tenure/Tenure Track - 517354

Recruit for multiple tenure track faculty position(s) at the rank of Associate/Full Professor. The following areas of research expertise are to be emphasized in the search: • Electrochemical engineering • Biomaterials • Bio/metabolic engineering • Additive and advanced manufacturing Appointments to the faculty of The University of Alabama are based on the personnel requirements of the University’s academic programs and on the goal of achieving and maintaining excellence in its teaching, research, and service/academic citizenship activities.

Chemical & Biological Engineering Asst./Assoc. Professor - 517353

The Chemical and Biological Engineering department is recruiting multiple tenure track faculty position(s) at the rank of Assistant/Associate. The following areas of research expertise are to be emphasized in the search: • Electrochemical engineering • Biomaterials • Bio/metabolic engineering • Additive and advanced manufacturing Appointments to the faculty of The University of Alabama are based on the personnel requirements of the University’s academic programs and on the goal of achieving and maintaining excellence in its teaching, research, and service/academic citizenship activities.

As one of the first five universities in the nation to offer engineering instruction, The University of Alabama has more than 175 years of engineering education experience. UA’s College of Engineering is committed to conducting leading-edge research, providing unparalleled educational opportunities and investing in students who will be the scholars and industry professionals shaping the future of the field of engineering.

Research is a critical component of our mission as the flagship university in the state of Alabama. Over the past decade, the College’s research activity has more than doubled, and the Shelby Science and Engineering Quad was completed at a cost of more than $300 million. There are 10 research centers housed under the College, spanning areas from cybersecurity to transportation, that are dedicated to making sustainable changes and an impact on local, national and global levels.

With hundreds of award-winning faculty and staff members, and a diverse offering of nationally accredited programs, facilities and resources, the College has positioned itself for success as a leader in engineering education.

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University of Alabama Human Resources

The Department of Human Resources is dedicated to supporting the mission and vision of the University of Alabama by supporting faculty and staff in their efforts to enhance the quality of life for citizens of Alabama and beyond.

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University of Alabama Faculty Jobs

With career opportunities in just about any field imaginable, we encourage you to explore the openings and find your place in the UA family.

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University of Alabama Staff Jobs

As part of the UA family, you will enjoy outstanding benefits and play an integral role in contributing to the atmosphere, diverse culture, and traditions that make The University of Alabama great.

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Our Location

The University of Alabama is located on a beautiful 1,168-acre residential campus in Tuscaloosa, a dynamic and resilient community of more 150,000.

The Tuscaloosa community provides rich cultural, educational and athletic activities for a broad range of lifestyles. The downtown area has been revitalized with great local restaurants, shops and apartments. The riverfront area continues to grow with new recreational trails, businesses and restaurants, along with the recent addition of the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater and the River Market. The Amphitheater hosts a variety of events from mainstream concerts to community events.

The city is home to a great cultural arts community, boasting attractions such the famous Kentuck Art Center and the Druid City Arts Festival. Outdoor activities are easy to find, including riverfront walking trails and an array of local parks.

In addition Tuscaloosa’s offering, UA is about an hour’s drive away from Birmingham, which has a population of about 1 million. It offers many employment opportunities ranging from medical, banking and technology. Many UA faculty live in Birmingham and commute to Tuscaloosa.

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