The University of Connecticut has embarked on an ambitious, multi-year hiring initiative to expand its faculty and senior academic leadership across numerous academic disciplines.
This four-year investment in 500 tenure-track faculty positions is poised to:
- Build on the institution's existing strengths and grow new expertise in strategic areas by hiring talented scholars within a targeted selection of academic departments;
- Boost the University's research productivity;
- Provide outstanding teaching and service to UConn students; and
- Continue the transformation that has led the University to stand among the nation's leading public research universities.
The University is seeking senior academic leadership and tenure-track faculty with expertise across many traditional areas, and also in select thematic areas – among them environment and sustainability, digital media, and genomics and life sciences.