Every academic year, the College of the Environment engages in a recruitment and hiring process that is an exciting opportunity to welcome new and talented faculty to the units and expand the research and educational portfolio of the College.

This section of the web site is intended to guide and inform the faculty and staff who are engaged in competitive faculty searches. Hiring the best possible candidate(s) is the ultimate goal of the hiring process, but getting to that point successfully requires thoughtful preparation and execution.

Of paramount importance to the College of the Environment is that searches and interviews are conducted in such ways as to increase the diversity of the candidate pool and ultimately result in the hiring of the strongest candidates from the broadest backgrounds.

Faculty titles requiring competitive recruitment (see Academic HR Job Class Codes)

  • Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor (Tenure Track)
  • Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor Without Tenure (WOT)
  • Professor of Practice (POP)
  • Research Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor
  • Lecturer, Full-Time and Part-Time, Competitive Recruitment
  • Lecturer, Full-Time

The Faculty Code Chapter 24-52 articulates the required procedures for new faculty appointments. Much of the material contained on these CoEnv Intranet AHR pages is drawn from the Faculty Code, UW Academic HR, and the Faculty Recruitment Toolkit provided by the UW Office of Faculty Advancement.

Getting Started with a Faculty Search

Relevant information is organized into sections to make finding it easier. Just click on a section title below to proceed directly to that page:

Resources for search committees and Chairs/Directors conducting a search

The resources below are also included in the Recruitment & Hiring web site pages listed above:


Dean's Office Contact: