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Announcements


2017 list of promoted and tenured faculty members

138 UAB faculty members received promotions, and 49 were awarded tenure.

Faculty Senate meeting scheduled for October 10

UA System Chancellor, Ray Hayes, will give an update along with a Q&A and faculty collaboration session.

Nominations open for 2017 Distinguished Faculty Lecturer Award

The recipient will receive a $5,000 award and will be the keynote speaker at the DFL reception held in their honor.

Departments at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) often have a need to rehire faculty retirees as 04 Irregular employees to serve in various teaching, clinical, research, and mentoring roles. This must be done in accordance with the standards set forth in the university's Policy Concerning the Re-Employment of UAB Retirees.

Following are guidelines required to rehire faculty retirees:

  1. Submit a request to rehire a retiree to the Provost (sample request); prior to submitting an ACT document.
  2. Process appointment to 04 Irregular Faculty status once department has received Provost Office approval; to include the following items:

The hiring process for UAB Faculty Retirees must adhere to the current standard process for hiring 04 Irregular employees.

Request to Rehire Faculty Retiree

The following elements must be included in the Request to Rehire Faculty Retirees:

  1. Statement or description of work to be performed.
  2. Statement or description of circumstances justifying employment of faculty retiree.
  3. Date of retirement from UAB.
  4. Compensation to be paid to faculty retiree; including frequency (i.e. $1800 per month). The request must state confirmation that compensation will not exceed TRS earning limits that are applicable at the time of the request.
  5. Confirmation that faculty retiree has received counseling regarding the potential loss of retirement benefits if the total amount earned exceeds applicable maximums set by TRS.
  6. Additional details that offer explanation about the need and plan to hire the faculty retiree.
  7. Approval signatures from chair, dean, and Provost; indicating the approval date for each.

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