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 August 2018 in the area of cybersecurity; however, outstanding candidates in other areas such as cloud computing and mobile computing may be considered if they are qualified to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in cybersecurity.
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, Fortune
500 companies, and numerous high tech enterprises. 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 9,100 students. The Computer Science department offers BS, MS, and PhD degrees in Computer Science. Approximately 554 undergraduate majors and 151 graduate students are associated with the unit. Faculty research interests are many 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 department ranks 30th in the nation in overall federal research funding.
Interested parties must submit a detailed resume with references to firstname.lastname@example.org 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/