Faculty Recruitment Resource - HigherEdJobs.com

HigherEdJobs
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.

Today, HigherEdJobs is the leading source for jobs and career information in academia. During 2015, more than 5,400 colleges and universities posted over 186,000 faculty, administrative, and executive job postings to the company’s website. HigherEdJobs is now visited over 3.5 million times a month by 1.5 million people (verified by Google Analytics).

  • Since 2012, all faculty jobs are posted to HigherEdJobs.com as an additional resource to augment faculty recruitment efforts at UAB. See UAB's Profile for additional information and a tour and additional information.
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Phase I

Recruitment & Hiring

  • Receive approval from Dean to initiate faculty search.
  • Submit Faculty Recruitment Request in UAB PeopleAdmin.
  • Postion posted Faculty Jobs site and HEJ.
  • Place recruitment advertisement in journals, publications, media sources, etc. for minimum of 30 days.
  • Candidates apply to UAB PeopleAdmin
  • Faculty Search Committee will review, evaluate, and interview candidates.
  • Finalist candidate selection is made.
  • Hiring propsal is initiated in UAB PeopleAdmin; routed for approval.
  • Offer is extended to candidate.

Phase II

Appointment

  • Obtain signed Offer Letter from candidate.
  • Complete Form I-9.
  • Complete Oracle ACT Document.
  • Complete UAB Faculty Data Form.
  • Obtain candidate's official transcript(s).
  • Initiate Background Check Process
  • Credentialing (if applicable)
  • Obtain/verify professional/board licensure (if applicable).

Phase III

Onboarding