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 2020 to support the gaming and entertainment computing program.
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 9,900 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or Chair, Search Committee, Department 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.
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