University of Alabama in Huntsville
Department of Computer Science
The Department of Computer Science of The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) invites applicants for a tenure-track faculty position at the
Assistant Professor level beginning January 2017.
The incumbent will augment the department’s
emphases in at least one of the following areas:
cloud computing, particularly secure cloud computing; mobile computing, particularly secure
mobile computing; or data science, particularly
big data applications. Outstanding candidates
who couple cybersecurity with other areas of computing could also be considered.
A Ph.D. in computer science or a closely related area is required. The successful candidate
will have a strong academic background, perform
funded research, be able to carry out research
in areas typical for publication in well-regarded
academic conference and journal venues, and be
keen on undergraduate education.
The department has a strong commitment to
excellence in teaching, research, and service; the
hire should have good communication, strong
teaching potential, and research accomplishments.
UAH is located in an expanding, high technol-
ogy area, next door to one of the largest research
parks in the nation. Nearby are the NASA Mar-
shall Space Flight Center, the Army’s Redstone
Arsenal, and many high-tech industries. UAH also
has an array of research centers, including in in-
formation technology, modeling and simulation,
etc. In short, collaborative research opportuni-
ties are abundant, and many well-educated and
highly technically skilled people are in the area.
There is also access to excellent public schools
UAHhas approximately 8000 students. UAH
Computer Science offers the BS, MS, and PhD
degrees in Computer Science and the MS and
PhD degrees in modeling and simulation. Approximately 200 undergraduate majors and 175
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
Interested parties should submit a detailed
resume with references to 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 starting in late Summer 2016 and will continue until a suitable candidate is found.
The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an
affirmative action/equal opportunity employer/
minorities/ females/ veterans/ disabled.
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