ECE Faculty Positions - Transportation 2017

Location
Tuscaloosa
Posted
Sep 07, 2016
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition Number: 0810352

Position Summary: Assistant/ Associate professor with research interests in transportation / mechatronics.

Minimum Preferred Qualifications: The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The University of Alabama invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the area of transportation with a specific focus in the area of vehicle to infrastructure communication and control. For consideration at the Associate Professor level, applicants must demonstrate a strong external funding record, publication record, and Ph.D. graduation rate commensurate with this level of appointment. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in electrical or computer engineering or a closely related field by the date of appointment and must show the potential to establish a quality research program, collaborate effectively with other faculty, and excel in teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Specifically, the successful applicant will be expected to collaborate with the Alabama Transportation Institute in areas including vehicle communications, vehicle control, and autonomous vehicles. Established in 1831, the University of Alabama currently serves over 37,000 students and employs over 1,700 full and part-time faculty members in thirteen colleges and schools. The University offers an impressive array of academic programs leading to bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees and a growing number of educational opportunities through distance learning technology. More information on The University of Alabama can be found at http://www.ua.edu. The College of Engineering is experiencing unparalleled growth and prosperity, having completed the $330M, four building, Shelby Engineering and Science Quad in the summer of 2013. These buildings provide nearly one million square feet of state-of-the-art research and instructional space. The University is located on a beautiful 1,168 acre residential campus in Tuscaloosa, a dynamic and resilient community of over 150,000 in central Alabama. Tuscaloosa is conveniently located between Atlanta, New Orleans, and the white sandy beaches of the Gulf coast. The area offers excellent climate, minimal urban congestion, and abundant outdoor recreation. The Tuscaloosa community provides rich cultural, educational, and athletic activities for a broad range of lifestyles. Applicants should apply online at http://facultyjobs.ua.edu. Required application documents include: resume/curriculum vitae, cover letter, and names of three references. Review of applications will begin immediately. For additional information, please contact: Dr. Fei Hu Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering The University of Alabama Box 870286 Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487-0286 Phone: (205) 348-1436 E-mail: fei@eng.ua.edu

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