Job ID: 171535

Full-Time Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Electrical Engineering

University of Alabama in Huntsville

  • Nov. 8, 2021
  • Full-Time Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Electrical Engineering
  • Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • University of Alabama in Huntsville
    Huntsville, AL
  • Aug. 1, 2022
  • Aug. 10, 2022
  • Assistant Professor
  • Electrical and/or Electronics


The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in the area of control systems. The candidate must be able to teach undergraduate and graduate classes in classical and modern control systems. It is desirable that the candidate’s research areas include modern control systems incorporating artificial intelligence and/or machine learning, with applications to fields such as robotics and autonomous systems. The candidate must have a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering or closely related areas.

The Department offers a BS degree in electrical, computer and cybersecurity engineering, MS and Ph.D. in electrical and computer engineering (shared with University of Alabama in Birmingham), interdisciplinary MS degree in software engineering and cybersecurity. Our faculty is currently comprised of 18 tenure-track/tenured members and 3 full-time lecturers. Our student body includes approximately 750 undergraduate and 200 graduate students. Our faculty’s research interests include electronic devices, nanostructures/nanodevices, applied electromagnetics and optics, signal and image processing, cybersecurity and software engineering. The Department is engaged in a wide range of research activities currently funded by NSF, DOD, NASA, DOE, USDA, NSA, Redstone Arsenal, the State of Alabama, and several corporate sponsors.

The College of Engineering is comprised of five departments and has the largest enrollment of the university’s five academic colleges. The research focus in the college includes three of several National Academy of Engineering (NAE) grand challenge problems – secure cyberspace; restore and improve urban infrastructure; and engineer tools of scientific discovery.

The University of Alabama in Huntsville, classified as a Higher Research Activity institution, offers academic and research programs in the Colleges of Nursing, Business, Engineering, Science, Education, Professional Studies and Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences. 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 and is home to NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center. Huntsville and surrounding communities present many opportunities for healthcare research and professional practice.

Consideration of applications will begin immediately, and the search will remain open until the position is filled. The anticipated starting date is the Fall term, 2022. Attendance in new-faculty orientation sessions prior to the official starting date is required.


Application material (in a single file pdf format) including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information (including name, address, email address and phone numbers) for at least three references, a statement of teaching interests, a statement of research interests and a brief statement, not exceeding one page, on how you would contribute towards creating an inclusive environment, consistent with UAH’s core values should be sent to

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  • The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer of minorities/females/ veterans/disabled. UAH mandates that all employees maintain compliance with current federal regulations. 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

  • Katherine Worsham
    Electrical & Computer Engineering
    University of Alabama in Hunts
    301 Sparkman Dr
    Eng 272
    Huntsville, AL 35899
  • 2568243597

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