Assistant Professor (non-tenure)

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Alabama at Birmingham invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure earning, faculty position focused in the area of Occupational System Safety at the rank of Assistant Professor, to be filled as soon as possible.

Applicants are expected to have a strong commitment to teaching excellence. The successful candidate must have strong communication skills and the ability to collaborate with colleagues and participate in ongoing departmental programs.

Duties include:
• Develops an undergraduate program in Applied Science with various racks, the first of which will be Advanced Safety Engineering (System Safety)
• Develops a specific track for the PhD in Interdisciplinary Engineering in System Safety

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in the field of safety engineering and working knowledge of SACS and ABET accreditation. Candidates must be U.S. Citizens or have permanent residence status. A pre-employment background investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment.

Applicants should submit: 1) a detailed CV indicating citizenship status; 2) a statement describing teaching interests, background in curriculum development, and experience related to interactions with the safety industry; 3) a list of at least four references (including addresses and telephone numbers) to:

Advanced Safety Engineering and Management
The University of Alabama at Birmingham
Attention: David Littlefield
Business Engineering Complex, BEC 257
1720 2nd Avenue South
Birmingham, Alabama 35294-4440
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Consideration of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of ethnicity, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.