Academic and Faculty Job Search

Interested in a career in academics? Plan to start your job search at least one year in advance. The heaviest time for academic job listings is the late fall or early winter for faculty positions available during the next academic year. While you are conducting your job search continue to work on research projects and submitting books, articles or papers for publication.

Also join the professional association for your academic discipline. Some associations publish job listings on a regional or national basis and usually hold yearly conferences providing a great opportunity to network.

Job Search Links:
The following links are good sources of information to assist in your job search. Refer to the networking information sheet and job search strategies video for more information on the best way to search for a job.
Targeting companies
Prepare resume or CV
Networking
Interviewing
Negotiating

For more information, contact Career & Professional Development at (205) 934-4324 or email careerservices@uab.edu

UAB News

  • The only program of its kind in Alabama, UABTeach enables undergraduate STEM majors to receive a subject-matter degree and accreditation to teach at the secondary level in a traditional four-year plan.The University of Alabama at Birmingham UABTeach program is wrapping up a highly successful first year, surpassing enrollment expectations and...

  • After restoration, Yaacov Agam’s “Complex Vision” once again adorns the Callahan Eye Hospital. “Complex Vision” has returned to its place on the side of the Callahan Eye Hospital at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. The kinetic sculpture, originally installed in 1976, was taken down for restoration last April. The sculpture...

  • Senior Johnathon Lyons and junior Nole Jones won at the Southeastern Regional National Association of Teachers of Singing auditions and will compete in nationals in June.Johnathon Lyons in UAB Opera's "La Finta Semplice" University of Alabama at Birmingham students Nole Jones and Johnathon Lyons won awards at the Southeastern Regional...

UAB Career & Professional Development Twitter