Faculty Recruitment

A University for You

Carnegie R1 institution

150+ degree programs

30,000 total students

We’re seeking the next generation of talented academics and researchers, ready to tackle today’s toughest and most pressing problems. Faculty are drawn to Auburn for outstanding career opportunities. They flourish here because they are embraced by a community that makes it easy to balance work with family and achievement with satisfaction.

Here you’ll discover a university where your professional goals and personal life will come together. Here you’ll discover a place where you will live, work and thrive. Join us.

A Community of Scholars

1,426 full-time instructional faculty

20:1 student/faculty ratio

78% of faculty hold terminal degrees

Solving society’s grand challenges demands we transcend institutional boundaries. At Auburn, faculty collaboration comes naturally because faculty live in a community where colleagues are friends, research partners are neighbors and casual conversations ignite transformational partnerships.

Our faculty are a diverse group of academics, creatives, researchers and change-makers. Their innovative discovery and scholarship portfolio is vast, and their ethos of collaboration leads to new and inspired ways of thinking and learning.

Auburn faculty are exemplars of innovative teaching and academic thought leaders. Whether leveraging active learning technology or bringing a new approach to the classroom, Auburn faculty are committed to continuously improving student outcomes.

A Drive to Transform

$5.6 billion contributed to the state of Alabama

$150 million secured by faculty in funding each year

40 centers and institutes for interdisciplinary research

Auburn faculty are an elite group, known internationally for the excellence of their teaching and quality of their research. Their discoveries power our economy, improve our well-being, and make our communities thrive.

Their reputation for excellence is well-deserved, and it serves to attract a prestigious roster of private and public partners. These partnerships pair our faculty innovation with industry demands, connect our students with real-world experience and supply an ever-expanding economy with the workforce and resources it requires.

We also share a drive to improve the human condition. Public service is one of Auburn’s core values, and we share knowledge and resources directly through our award-winning Extension and Outreach programs. Because of our meaningful presence throughout the state, Auburn faculty and researchers impact lives while advancing their work.


Auburn University is understanding of and sensitive to the needs of faculty, including dual-career couples.