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Faculty Recruitment


UC Merced has specific policies and procedures set forth in the UC Academic Personnel Manual (APM) and UC Merced Academic Personnel Policies and Procedures (MAPP) when recruiting for all academic appointments. Whether you are the faculty search chair or a search committee member, these pages will assist you in the faculty recruitment process. 

Faculty Search Process

Before Initiating the Search Process Selecting the Top Candidate
During the Search: Analyzing the Pool and Tracking Applicant Data Next Steps: Top Candidate
Prior to the Search Close (Soft Close & Hard Close, If applicable)*: Disposition Candidate's Basic Qualifications and Evaluate Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Negotiation Process
Short List Approval: Evaluation and Selection Closing the Search
Interview Offers & Campus Visits  



School Contact

Chee Lee, Personnel Specialist | (209) 228-4526
Science and Engineering 1 Building, Room 370