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Faculty recruitment

To support best practices for hiring new faculty members, the following resources are offered:

CEE faculty search recommendations

This document provides faculty recruitment recommendations for the department, which were developed by the Faculty Affairs Committee in June 2015.

Procedure for initiating a new faculty search

Process for initiating a new faculty search for all national searches, regardless of rank or title.

Office for Faculty Advancement resources

To assist with hiring new faculty members, the Office for Faculty Advancement provides a wide range of resources, including the following:

  • Handbook of Best Practices for Faculty Searches
    Serves as a concise handbook of best practices for hiring and retaining a diverse and inclusive faculty across UW’s three campuses The information provided is meant to assist the university in meeting its goals of promoting equal opportunity and enhancing excellence through diversity.
  • Faculty Recruitment Online Toolkit
    This online toolkit provides resources to supplement the Handbook of Best Practices for Faculty Searches. It is continuously updated, so please check back periodically for new resources.
  • Request a Search Committee Workshop
    Customizable for the specific needs of units, workshops offer access to resources intended to improve diversity outreach and minimize the impact of bias in the assessment process. The workshops support the University’s commitment to diversity and align with Goal 4 of the 2017-2021 UW Diversity Blueprint.