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University of Alabama

University of Alabama

The University of Alabama embodies an academic community that demands excellence in teaching, research and service and provides an inclusive, nurturing environment for the discovery of knowledge and the development of well-rounded leaders. Founded in 1831 as Alabama's first public college and known as the Capstone of Higher Education, UA provides a premier undergraduate and graduate education built upon global engagement, high-quality scholarship, outstanding teaching, and diversity and inclusivity throughout the community.

Our Mission

The University of Alabama will advance the intellectual and social condition of the people of the state, the nation and the world through the creation, translation and dissemination of knowledge with an emphasis on quality programs in the areas of teaching, research and service.

Our Vision

The University of Alabama will be known as the university of choice for the best and brightest students in Alabama, and all students who seek exceptional educational opportunities. The University of Alabama will be a student-centered research university and an academic community united in its commitment to enhance the quality of life for all Alabamians and the citizens of the nation and the world.

Our Core Values

The University of Alabama is committed to:

  • Undergraduate education that produces socially-conscious, ethical and well-rounded leaders who are grounded in their subject matter and capable of controlling their own destinies.
  • Graduate education that is deeply vested in subject matter knowledge, professional content, research skills and creative activity.
  • Public outreach and service that is held in the highest regard and fosters impactful public engagement to enhance the quality of life for the citizens of Alabama, the nation and the world.
  • Campus life that embodies collaboration, collegiality, respect and a culture of inclusivity.

Our Strategic Goals

  1. Provide a premier undergraduate and graduate education that offers a global perspective and is characterized by outstanding teaching, high-quality scholarship and distinctive curricular and co-curricular programs. Increase the University’s productivity and innovation in research, scholarship and creative activities that impact economic and societal development.
  2. Enrich our learning and work environment by providing an accepting, inclusive community that attracts and supports a diverse faculty, staff and student body.
  3. Provide opportunities and resources that facilitate work-life balance and enhance the recruitment and retention of outstanding faculty and staff.

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Jobs at University of Alabama

  • Associate/Full Professor of Management

  • Tuscaloosa, AL
  • Requisition Number: 0811490 Position Summary: The candidate will conduct and publish academic research in high quality journals, generate external fun

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  • Assistant/Associate Professor

  • Tuscaloosa, AL
  • Requisition Number: 0811458 Position Summary: The University of Alabama School of Law seeks to fill multiple entry-level/junior-lateral tenure-track p

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  • Clinical Director and Assistant Professor of Clinical Legal Instruction

  • Tuscaloosa, AL
  • Requisition Number: 0811453 Position Summary: The University of Alabama School of Law seeks applicants for a Clinical Director and Assistant Professor

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  • Healthcare Informatics/Technology Researcher- College of Nursing

  • Tuscaloosa, AL
  • Requisition Number: 0811450 Position Summary: The Capstone College of Nursing at the University of Alabama is seeking a faculty researcher to align wi

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