Director of Diversity & Inclusion and Assistant Professor of Law In Residence

Posted: August 26, 2021

The University of Alabama School of Law
Tuscaloosa, AL

Summary of Position

The University of Alabama School of Law is seeking a qualified individual to serve as Director of Diversity & Inclusion and Assistant Professor of Law in Residence. The successful candidate will have experience in an educational or other professional setting, and expertise in addressing matters of diversity, equity and inclusion. In addition, the successful candidate will have demonstrated the academic and professional excellence anticipated of the members of a top law school’s faculty. Most candidates will have a J.D. degree from an accredited law school. Exceptional candidates who possess an advanced degree, such as a Ph.D., in a related field may be considered even without holding a law degree.

The University of Alabama embraces diversity in its faculty, student body, and staff; accordingly, the School of Law actively welcomes applications from persons who would add to the diversity of our academic community.  Salary, benefits, and support are nationally competitive. This is a non-tenure-earning position, with the possibility of renewable long-term contracts. The School of Law will treat all nominations and applications as confidential, subject to requirements of state and federal law. Interested candidates should apply online at  The position will remain open until filled. The anticipated start date for this position is August 2022; it may be possible, however, for the successful candidate to begin work sooner than this date.  Please refer any questions about the hiring process to Professor Daiquiri Steele, Chair of the Hiring Committee, at

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. 

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