Our office supports recruitment initiatives to promote the hiring of outstanding and diverse teaching and research faculty members.
Dual Career Program
Recognizing the needs of today’s professional couples is a key factor in recruiting and retaining new faculty at Virginia Tech. Many prospective candidates for faculty positions have spouses or partners who are also seeking employment. The program supports couples and their families when considering employment opportunities with the university and in the surrounding community.
Recruitment Matching Grants
Providing support for creative and innovative recruitment activities to attract early- to mid-career professionals to Virginia Tech outside the usual search process. Proposals are accepted throughout the year.
Supporting faculty recruitment efforts in each college by meeting individually with candidates to discuss Virginia Tech’s dual career resources, extend-the-tenure-clock policy, modified duties policy, commitment to diversity, community resources, and to refer candidates to appropriate resources for additional information. The role of the Liaison is designed to meet the unique needs of each college.