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Alabama A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Title IX Employer


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About Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University
Alabama A&M University (AAMU), an 1890 Land-Grant institution located in the high-tech center of Huntsville in northern Alabama, invites applications for the positions listed below. Situated in the northeast quadrant of a metropolitan area of approximately 500,000 residents, the hillside campus is just four miles away from downtown Huntsville. AAMU offers its 5,500-student population a wide range of course offerings under the schools of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Arts and Sciences, Business, Education, and Engineering and Technology. The School of Graduate Studies serves approximately 1,400 and offers doctoral degree programs in Applied Physics, Food Science, Plant/Soil Science and Reading/Literacy.
Online Application Process
The Office of Human Resources is pleased to offer an online application service for all staff and faculty positions. This automated application procedures will enable efficient and timely processing of your employment application. This online application process is user-friendly and you have the option of attaching multiple documents in Word or .pdf formats to your application file.

Notice to Individuals with Disabilities and Disabled Veterans
  • - Trained Human Resources staff are available to assist in the application process on Monday - Friday (excluding University Holidays) from 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • - For additional assistance or to request an accommodation, please contact Sherry Pruitt, Employment Assistant, by phone 256.372.5836.
Employment Requirements
Current federal law requires identification and employment eligibility verification prior to employment. Only U.S. citizens and aliens authorized to work in the United States may be employed. Alabama A&M University participates in the E-Verify System, as required by federal law, to verify employment eligibility for all newly-hired personnel. The E-Verify System requires that all new hires have a valid Social Security Number.

Background Check
Effective July 1, 2014, all offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment background check.

E-Verify and Legal Notices
    Pay Transparency Policy Statement.pdfPay Transparency Policy Statement

Compliance with The Clery Act
The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act) is a federal mandate requiring all institutions of higher education (IHEs) that participate in the federal student financial aid program to disclose information about crime on their campuses and in the surrounding communities.

Frequently Asked Questions


May I submit an application and resume to be kept on file?
The University does not maintain files of resumes for future notification. You are encouraged to visit this website for employment opportunities and to apply for any position for which you might qualify.
What is a complete application packet?
A complete application packet for staff positions include:
  • - Staff Application for Employment
    - Current resume
    - Copies of College/University transcripts (if requested in the application process)
A complete application packet for faculty positions include:
  • - Current resume or curriculum vitae
    - Cover Letter
    - Faculty Application for Employment
    - Copies of College/University transcripts (if requested in the application process)
Criminal background checks and credit checks, if applicable, are conducted prior to employment. 
What is the difference between a required qualification and a preferred (or desired) qualification?
A required qualification is necessary to qualify for a position, and failure to substantiate each will preclude the possibility of an interview. Preferred (or desired) qualifications are not necessary to qualify for a position but may be used to select from among the applicants.
May I submit a hard copy (e.g., paper) employment application?
No. All applications for employment must be submitted and processed through the Alabama A&M University online employment application system on the Office of Human Resources website. As such, hard copy (e.g., paper) applications will not be accepted.
How will I know the status of the search process?
The search committee will arrange interviews with selected applicants. Generally, these interviews occur within four weeks of the application deadline. You may receive an email from our online application service if you are selected for an interview.