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Faculty Recruitment and Hiring

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Faculty Recruitment and Hiring

Hiring new faculty is among the very most important things we do at the University. Nothing is as worthy of our time, talent, patience, and collaboration as identifying and recruiting the best possible candidate for each and every search. We should strive to treat every search like the future of the University depends upon it --- because it does.

At OU, every hire is a strategic hire. In an effective search process, the entire OU community will work together to achieve our common goal of building a diverse group of faculty and an inclusive work climate for our faculty to excel in teaching, research, and service.

The Provost's Office aims to facilitate effective search processes. This website gathers policies and resources for faculty search committees to help you bring great scholars to OU. Please feel free to share your thoughts about improving the site with Sarah Ellis, Vice Provost for Faculty (