Company Name:
The University of Alabama in Huntsville
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Huntsville, Alabama
United States
Professional Services
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Job Title:
Principal Research Scientist VIII (step 4)/ITSC/RV3982 (JC110065803)

Principal Research Scientist VIII (step 4)/ITSC/RV3982 (JC110065803)

About The University of Alabama in Huntsville:

The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) is a Tier 1 national university located in Huntsville, AL, which Southern Living recently named one of the best college towns in the South. It serves more than 9,100 students from 90 countries and almost all 50 U.S. states, with its graduates going on to higher average starting salaries than those from any other school in the state. UAH offers 89 degree programs in Engineering, Nursing, Education, Science, Business, and the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. Its 505-acre campus, which includes more than 15 high-tech research centers and labs, is also the anchor tenant for the second-largest research park in the nation. UAH is regularly ranked the best return on investment among all schools in Alabama. Refer to for more information on the university, its academic and extracurricular programs and offerings, and the community it serves.

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Job Description:

The Principal Research Scientist VIII, as a Subject Matter Expert, will research, plan and implement new and existing research portfolios in scientific and engineering areas.


Ph.D. or equivalent experience in the science or engineering fields/13 ½ years of full-time verifiable work experience at a senior level/knowledge of, or involved in, scientific and engineering areas is required/ Ph.D. in Science or Engineering or equivalent experience is preferred/prior experience in proposal writing and project management is desired/senior level position in a similar education research organization is preferred

The approximate hourly salary rate for this on-call position is $130.60 – $173.07.

Additional Information:

Professional Certification
If a professional certification or degree verification is required for the vacancy, the University will require the applicant to provide copies of documents to verify such information.

Application Instructions:

Applicants MUST submit the following documents online:

1. UAH Application For Employment (via step 3) Electronic Form

2. Resume/CV (via step 4)

Optional- Applicants may also upload additional documents (cover letter, references, etc.).

Returning ApplicantsLogin to your UAH Careers Account to check your completed application.

For Technical Assistance-

Category: Professional

Department: Information Technology & Systems Center

Locations: Huntsville, AL

Posted: Mar 14, ’18

Type: Hourly

Ref. No.: RV3982

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