- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
- 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.The nomination and selection process for University Distinguished Professors is closed.
University Committee on Distinguished Professorships Name Department/School Term Expires Dave Tell Associate Professor, Communication Studies 2020 Chris Beard Distinguished Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology/Biodiversity Institute 2020 Dorothy Daley Professor, Public Affairs and Administration/Environmental Studies Program 2018 Sharon Billings Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology/Kansas Biological Survey 2020 Elizabeth Kozleski Professor, Special Education 2018 Rosemary O’Leary Distinguished Professor, Public Affairs and Administration 2018 Jorge Soberon Distinguished Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology 2018 Norman Akers Associate Professor, Visual Art 2019 Paulette Spencer Distinguished Professor, Mechanical Engineering 2019 Maryemma Graham Distinguished Professor, English 2019 Rick Hale Professor, Aerospace Engineering 2019