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Employment Opportunities at UWA


Applying for faculty or staff positions at UWA: Details are provided in each individual position announcement regarding the contact person, address, fax numbers, etc. In addition to regular mail, all application materials will be accepted by electronic means. If submitting application materials by electronic means, the guidelines below should be followed:

  • Letters of application, vita, and letters of reference may be sent as an email attachment in one of the following formats: MS Word, RTF, PDF, or Word Perfect. To ensure proper receipt of emailed materials, applicants may request a confirmation reply.

  • All application materials may be submitted via fax. However, it is the applicant's responsibility to follow up with a telephone call to ensure that the faxed documents have been received in full and are legible. All faxed materials must be followed with originals by mail.

  • Only complete applications will be considered.


The University of West Alabama is committed to providing an educational and employment environment free of harassment and other forms of discrimination on the basis of: race, religion, hearing status, personal appearance, color, sex, pregnancy, political affiliation, religion, creed, ethnicity, national origin (including ancestry), citizenship status, physical or mental disability (including perceived disability), age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran or military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status, or any other protected category under applicable local, state, or federal law, including protections for those opposing discrimination or participating in any grievance process on campus, with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, or other human rights agencies.


The University has designated a Title IX Coordinator who oversees implementation of the University’s Policies and Procedures on Equal Opportunity, Harassment, and Nondiscrimination. The University’s Title IX Coordinator is Byron Thetford, Brock Hall 202 (Station 61), Livingston, AL 35470, bthetford@uwa.edu, 205-652-3435. 

Any person may report harassment, discrimination, sex discrimination, including sexual harassment, in person, by mail, telephone, or email, using the contact information listed above for the Title IX Coordinator. Such a report may be made at any time (including during non-business hours) by using the telephone number, email address, or by mail to the office address, listed above for the Title IX Coordinator. For the University’s Policies and Procedures Regarding Equal Opportunity, Harassment, and Nondiscrimination, please visit www.uwa.edu/titleix.