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Request to Search

Please email tcehrfaculty@utk.edu to inform us that you will be starting a search. Documents should be ordered as listed below. All documents should be single-sided. No extra color pages or staples should be included in the finished package. Both a hard copy and single (COMBINED) digital copy are required. Please bring the hard copy to Alex Brown in 124 Perkins Hall and send the digital copy to tcehrfaculty@utk.edu. Upon approval of the request to search, the search committee should schedule a meeting with the dean at the first committee meeting. This should be attended by the department head as well as all the search committee members.

Download the Request to Search Worksheet »

  1. Request to Search Form: Download from the Office of Equity and Diversity.
  2. Announcement: Must require a minimum of 3 professional references
  3. Search committee members: Designate chair and provide relevant data for each member
    • Name
    • Job Title
    • Department
    • Gender
    • Race/Ethnicity
    • Date of STRIDE training
    • Email
    • Phone number
  4. Anticipated Startup Costs: Download from the Office of Research and Engagement
  5. Facilities Plan: For Departmental Use Only – Departments are responsible for allocating space for their hires. If a department does not have the necessary office and/or research space, the Department Head should reach out to TCE Associate Dean of Facilities about space needs.

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