Assistant Professor


  • Professional
  • Huntsville, AL
  • Posted 3 weeks ago
  • Expires on: August 28, 2019

The University of Alabama in Huntsville
Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) invites applicants for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant  Professor  level beginning January 2020. All applicants with a background in traditional areas of computer science will be considered; however, special emphasis will be given to applicants with expertise in cybersecurity, gaming, software engineering, cloud computing, and systems related areas.

A Ph.D. in computer science or a closely related area is required. The successful candidate will have a strong academic background and be able to secure and perform funded research in areas typical for publication in well-regarded academic conference and journal venues. In addition, the candidate should embrace the opportunity to provide undergraduate education.

The department has a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, research, and service; the candidate should have good communication skills, strong teaching potential, and research accomplishments.

UAH is located in an expanding, high technology area, in close proximity to Cummings Research Park, the second largest research park in the nation and the fourth largest in the world. Nearby are the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, the Army’s Redstone Arsenal, numerous Fortune 500 and high tech companies. UAH also has an array of research centers, including information technology and cybersecurity. In short, collaborative research opportunities are abundant, and many well-educated and highly technically skilled people are in the area. There is also access to excellent public schools and inexpensive housing.

UAH has an enrollment of approximately 9,500 students. The Computer Science department offers BS, MS, and PhD degrees in Computer Science and contributes to interdisciplinary degrees. Faculty research interests are varied and include cybersecurity, mobile computing, data science, software engineering, visualization, graphics and game computing, multimedia, AI, image processing, pattern recognition, and distributed systems.  Recent NSF figures indicate the university ranks 30th in the nation in overall federal research funding in computer science.

Interested  parties  must  submit  a  detailed  resume  with  references  to  info@cs.uah.edu or Chair,  Search  Committee,  Dept.  of  Computer  Science  The  University  of  Alabama  in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL 35899.  Qualified female and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Initial review  of  applicants  will  begin  as they are received  and  continue  until  a suitable candidate is found.

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

Please refer to log number:   19/20-545