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Part of a diverse campus, The University of Alabama College of Engineering offers faculty and staff an opportunity to teach and mentor some the nation’s best and brightest young scholars. More than 5,300 students study in the College of Engineering across seven academic departments and 10 degree programs.

Why UA

Discover what University of Alabama employees say are the top reasons to work here and explore the possibilities.


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Current Job Postings

The UA College of Engineering encourages those considering employment to view the openings posted below. Contacts for questions or more information can be found within the information for each opening or by contacting the search committee at


Mechanical Engineering Research Assistant Professor

DEPARTMENT: Mechanical Engineering

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at The University of Alabama invites qualified candidates for two non-tenured/non-tenure track renewable contract Research Assistant Professor positions. Both positions require Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related engineering field, and background and experience in combustion…

Aerospace Engineering Technician

CENTER: Remote Sensing Center

The Aerospace Engineering Technician is in the Remote Sensing Center on the University of Alabama’s Tuscaloosa campus. This position will involve intensive and rapid design, traditional and composite construction, and integration of aerospace, science, and electrical systems into high performance aircraft and surface vehicles…

Post-Doc/Visiting Scientist

DEPARTMENT: Chemical and Biological Engineering

Under the direction of a senior faculty member who serves as a mentor for the postdoctoral appointee, The Postdoctoral Fellow provides for an internship and continuation of scholarly activity and research after achieving the Ph.D. or other doctoral degree…

Sr Research Personnel – Aeronautics and Engineering Mechanics

CENTER: Remote Sensing Center

Research Personnel conduct research with various faculty members on a variety of projects. Research is supported from contracts and grants awarded for specific time periods. Positions are non-tenure earning staff positions, and may vary in duration, depending on the conditions of the research contract, grant, or project…

RSC Engineering Tech – Junior Electrical Engineer Technician

CENTER: Remote Sensing Center

The RSC Engineering Technician assists with the design, development, testing, and fielding of aerospace systems, high-speed digital design, and/or radar signal processing systems for the Remote Sensing Center…

Post-Doc/Visiting Scientist – Advanced Manufacturing

DEPARTMENT: Mechanical Engineering

Under the direction of a senior faculty member who serves as a mentor for the postdoctoral appointee, The Postdoctoral Fellow provides for an internship and continuation of scholarly activity and research after achieving the Ph.D. or other doctoral degree….

Program Assistant

DEPARTMENT: Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

Under limited supervision, assists the department head or director in the day-to-day operations of a program. Oversees the program support, general office, administrative and secretarial duties with some variety and complexity. Typical duties may include overseeing some aspects of the program, acting as the main liaison to other offices within the University as well as external contacts, maintaining budget records, supervising other support staff and-or students, arranging meetings-itineraries-agendas, typing a variety of material, compiling data and preparing reports, and purchasing office and program supplies and materials…

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For more than a decade, the College experienced remarkable growth. Enrollment and research activity more than doubled, and there are more than 50 new faculty members. During this time, the Shelby Engineering and Science Quad was completed at a cost of more than $300 million. This four building, 900,000-square-foot complex includes state-of-the-art research laboratories, most of which is devoted to the College of Engineering.

UA partners with technology-oriented government and industrial research centers including the U.S. Army’s Redstone Arsenal and the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center in north Alabama, a robust automotive industry throughout the state and a growing aviation industrial sector.

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University of Alabama Human Resources

The Department of Human Resources is dedicated to supporting the mission and vision of the University of Alabama by supporting faculty and staff in their efforts to enhance the quality of life for citizens of Alabama and beyond.

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University of Alabama Faculty Jobs

With career opportunities in just about any field imaginable, we encourage you to explore the openings and find your place in the UA family.

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University of Alabama Staff Jobs

As part of the UA family, you will enjoy outstanding benefits and play an integral role in contributing to the atmosphere, diverse culture, and traditions that make The University of Alabama great.

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Our Location

The University of Alabama is located on a beautiful 1,168-acre residential campus in Tuscaloosa, a dynamic and resilient community of more 150,000.

The Tuscaloosa community provides rich cultural, educational and athletic activities for a broad range of lifestyles. The downtown area has been revitalized with great local restaurants, shops and apartments. The riverfront area continues to grow with new recreational trails, businesses and restaurants, along with the recent addition of the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater and the River Market. The Amphitheater hosts a variety of events from mainstream concerts to community events.

The city is home to a great cultural arts community, boasting attractions such the famous Kentuck Art Center and the Druid City Arts Festival. Outdoor activities are easy to find, including riverfront walking trails and an array of local parks.

In addition Tuscaloosa’s offering, UA is about an hour’s drive away from Birmingham, which has a population of about 1 million. It offers many employment opportunities ranging from medical, banking and technology. Many UA faculty live in Birmingham and commute to Tuscaloosa.


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