Recruitment

  • Hiring for Excellence Login here to access information about the hiring for excellence program for new faculty recruitment. More information and training for search committees may be scheduled by contacting the Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Development at facultydev@ku.edu. The report form for faculty search committees is available here.
  • Recruitment ResourcesThe Human Resource Management website has a number of helpful recruitment resources, including detailed steps in the process for recruiting a faculty and academic staff member as well as effective strategies for ensuring that diversity considerations are incorporated into the search process.
  • Employment at KUEmployment related listings and resources for faculty, staff and students at all campuses. Includes helpful information on career opportunities at KU. Search postings, create applications, view internships and much more.
  • Dyche Hall Distinguished Professor Search ProcessThere are two types of Distinguished Professors: Named professorships and University professorships. Named professorships are funded partly through an endowment, reflected in the title of the professor, while University professorships are funded entirely by KU. Nominations for University Distinguished Professors closed February 9, 2018. The selection process is underway.
  •                                          University Committee on Distinguished Professorships

    Name

    Department/School

    Term Expires

    Norman Akers

    Associate Professor, Visual Art

    2019

    Chris Beard

    Distinguished Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology/Biodiversity Institute

    2020

    Sharon Billings

    Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology/Kansas Biological Survey

    2020

    Charles Epp

    Distinguished Professor, Public Affairs and Administration

    2021

    David Farber

    Distinguished Professor, History

    2021

    Maryemma Graham

    Distinguished Professor, English

    2019

    Rick Hale

    Professor, Aerospace Engineering

    2019

    Barbara Kerr

    Distinguished Professor, Educational Psychology

    2021

    Christophe Royon

    Distinguished Professor, Physics and Astronomy

    2021

    Paulette Spencer

    Distinguished Professor, Mechanical Engineering

    2019

    Dave Tell

    Professor, Communication Studies

    2020

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