Faculty Recruitment Resource - HigherEdJobs.com

UAB currently has an agreement with HigherEdJobs.com to offer all academic departments an additional recruitment resource for faculty jobs postings. This service will augment current recruiting efforts by disseminating openings to one of higher education’s largest audiences. Additionally, HigherEdJobs.com serves as one of the required national recruitment sources for all UAB faculty jobs.

Today, HigherEdJobs is the leading source for jobs and career information in academia. During 2010, more than 4,250 colleges and universities posted over 79,330 faculty, administrative, and executive job postings to the company’s website. HigherEdJobs is now visited over 2.3 million times a month by 1,008,000 people (verified by Google Analytics).

  • This resource is provided by the Office of the Vice Provost for Student and Faculty Success at NO COST to all academic departments.
  • Effective February 15, 2015, HigherEdJobs.com powers the official UAB Faculty Jobs site.

All deans, department chairs, and search committee members are encouraged to visit HigherEdJobs.com for more information and tour the UAB institutional profile. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Kevin Varner at 814-861-3080 x204, or mail to: evinv@higheredjobs.com

f you have any questions about this recruitment resource, please contact Faculty Affairs at 205-934-0513.

Faculty Recruitment

The Faculty Recruitment and Advertisement Guide aims to help departments effectively manage and organize faculty recruitment activities and advertisements to ensure that all required procedures and policies are adhered to throughout the faculty recruitment, selection, and hiring/appointment process.


  • Pre-Hire ONE Card Form
    Allows new faculty to obtain their BlazerID and ONE Card (ID badge/access card) on or prior to their first day of employment.
  • Early Access for IRAP and LMS
    Outlines the process to allow departments and divisions to sponsor incoming faculty access to IRAP and the LMS before their ORACLE appointments are active.
  • New Faculty Hire Background Check
    A pre-employment background investigation is performed on individuals in the final stages of recruitment to UAB.