Associate Professor, Professor, Research Chair, HES - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

United States


Detailed Job Description

The University of Alabama seeks an Endowed Research Chair in Human Environmental Sciences. This appointment will be held jointly in the College of Human Environmental Sciences and one of its five departments. The Endowed Research Chair is designed to reinforce the existing research program and facilitate the establishment of a robust nationally recognized multidisciplinary research program. The ideal candidate for this position currently serves at the Associate or Full Professor level and has established a program of scholarly research with a strong external funding base. Evidence of ability to establish and promote the growth of a collegial academic and professional environment for research within the College is considered critical. Applicants are expected to demonstrate an interest in engaging, mentoring, and advocating for junior faculty. Full and department specific advertisements are available upon request. Please contact Dr. Elizabeth Robertson at

Candidates should have an earned doctorate in a discipline within Human Environmental Sciences or in a closely related field and hold the rank of Associate or Full Professor or be eligible for appointment as Full Professor with tenure.

Additional Position Information

The College encourages applications from candidates who will enhance the academic, professional, ethnic or racial diversity of the college. Nominations and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. review of applications will begin September 30, 2016. The starting date for this position is January 1, 2017; however, this is negotiable.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applications should include 1) a cover letter outlining your research agenda and relevant accomplishments 2) Curriculum Vita and 3) names and contact information of three professional references (this should be attached under “Other Document 1”.

You may also include one optional document of your choice, and attach it under “Other Document 2”.

Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Department Chair
Associate Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter