Distinguished Professor Hiring Program

Vicki Ruiz, Distinguished Professor

Deans can use the Distinguished Professor Hiring Program to recruit accomplished scholars with national and international recognition who have achieved the highest levels of scholarship over the course of their career. This program provides funding for tenured faculty positions along with the highest campus-level distinction.

Program Benefits:

  • Tenured faculty positions
  • Title of Distinguished Professor 

Program Requirements:

Potential candidates must be highly accomplished scholars with a strong record of research or creative achievement, earned national and international level distinctions and honors of the highest level, and demonstrate excellent teaching and a strong commitment to service, equal opportunity, diversity and inclusion.

For more information, please view this workflow document. 

Submission dates: October 2016; January and March 2017

Primary Contact

Diane O'Dowd 
Vice Provost for Academic Personnel 
dkodowd@uci.edu