Job ID: 152807


University of Alabama in Huntsville

  • Jan. 14, 2021
  • Open until filled
  • Aug. 11, 2021
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Electrical and/or Electronics

JOB DESCRIPTION/REQUIREMENTS: The University of Alabama in Huntsville, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is seeking qualified and highly motivated candidates to fill a non-tenure track Lecturer position to teach courses primarily in electrical engineering and closely related areas. Specifically, we are seeking for a candidate who is skilled in teaching controls systems and related classes. Candidates are also expected to have a strong record and commitment to mentoring undergraduate students and a commitment to professional service.

Qualifications: The candidate should have a Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering or a related field.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering offers the BS, MSE, and PhD degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering; BS in Cybersecurity Engineering; the MSSE in Software Engineering in collaboration with Computer Science; MS in Cybersecurity through a multi-college collaboration; and the PhD degree in the Optical Science and Engineering multidisciplinary program. The department has 19 tenured/tenure-earning faculty, 3 lecturers with over 800 undergraduate students and about 200 graduate students. The ECE department has research strengths in the areas of cybersecurity, physical electronics, signals and systems, and embedded computer systems. Current sources of faculty funding include federal agencies such as NSF, NSA, DOD and NASA, and industry.

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: The College of Engineering currently has a research focus that addresses three National Academy of Engineering (NAE) Grand Challenge problems: secure cyberspace; restore and improve urban infrastructure; and engineer tools of scientific discovery. The College of Engineering and the ECE department play an important role in several UAH research thrust areas including (a) cybersecurity and big data, (b) aerospace and systems engineering, and © earth, atmospheric, and space systems. The College enrolls 35% of UAH’s undergraduates in ABET‐accredited programs in aerospace, chemical, civil, computer, electrical, industrial and systems, and mechanical engineering.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: The University of Alabama in Huntsville, classified as a High Research Activity institution, offers academic and research programs in the Colleges of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Business, Education, Engineering, Nursing, Professional Studies, and Science. Huntsville maintains one of the highest per capita incomes and standards of living in the Southeast. It is a national center of aerospace and high technology research. The Huntsville area is also home to more than 50 Fortune 500 companies, the Hudson Alpha Institute for Biotechnology, and several federal research facilities, including NASA Marshall Space Flight Center and the Army’s Missile Defense Agency, Materiel Command, Aviation and Missile Command, and Space and Missile Defense Command.

APPLICATION DEADLINE AND PROCEDURE: Review of applicants will begin on Feb. 1, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. Application material (in pdf format) including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a short summary of teaching philosophy (1-2 pages), current research interests, and the names of three references should be sent to

Please refer to log number: 21/22-241

  • The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Consistent with our core values of integrity, respect, diligence, excellence, inclusiveness and diversity, the University strongly encourages applications from members of all under-represented groups. An offer of employment at the University is contingent upon the results of a criminal background check.

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Contact Information

  • Danniele Worsham
    Electrical and Computer Engineering
    University of Alabama in Huntsville
    301 Sparkman Dr, ENG 272
    Huntsville, AL 35899
  • 256-824-3597

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