Recruitment & Hiring

The Search Is On

Searching for new faculty colleagues is some of the most critical work you will do at U.Va.—the results will affect you, your department, your school and the entire university for years, even decades, to come.

This section of the Academic Search Portal provides information, tips and techniques that are:

  • Research-based

  • Designed to support your efforts to conduct fair and inclusive searches aimed at finding and hiring the best applicants

  • Set up to make those efforts as stress-free as possible.


You can find out more about roles and duties of search committees , the search process , demographic data specific to your discipline and department, and the set of search committee tools developed by U.Va. CHARGE and tested by U.Va. faculty.