Faculty Recruitment Request Extensions

Faculty Recruitment Requests Extensions

  1. Faculty Recruitment Requests are active for two years; extensions will be granted on a case-by-case basis.
    • Requests for a recruitment extension should be directed to the Faculty Affairs Office; jbward@uab.edu or edithc@uab.edu or 934-0513.
    • Extensions will generally be considered/granted in situations where there is an active search (in the applicant review and or interview stage) in progress; or, if negotiations are underway with a finalist candidate. 
    • Otherwise, after the two-year time limit, a new FRR and advertisement must be submitted for approval.

Continue to Department of Labor Requirements for Labor Certifications or return to Faculty Recruitment Advertising Overview.

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.