Recruitment & Retention

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The University of Texas at Austin ranks 46th in academic reputation among the top national universities and 16th among the public schools in the 2014 U.S. News & World Report survey of undergraduate programs. At the graduate level, 40 university programs

Building a Distinguished Academic Team

Faculty at The University of Texas at Austin are innovating and creating new knowledge while preparing our students to be tomorrow’s problem solvers and leaders. Hiring and retaining researchers and educators of the highest caliber is critical to the university’s mission and a top priority.



In 2014-15, our faculty and research staff generated more than $586 million in federal and corporate funding, and we were ranked fourth worldwide for U.S. patents granted to universities in 2015. Conducting first-class research creates an optimal learning environment for our students and enables our faculty to achieve their professional goals.

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Faculty Innovation Center

The Faculty Innovation Center collaborates with instructors and academic units to create and enable transformative learning experiences. Through effective pedagogical practices, learning design, emerging technologies, digital tools, and data driven assessment, evaluation, and learning analytics, the center helps faculty achieve their teaching goals so that they can help students achieve their learning goals.

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Commitment to Work-Life Balance

Life is more than a job, and working at a university can be demanding of your time and energy. Spending time with those who matter most benefits both you and the university. The university is committed to developing polices and providing resources that help our faculty strike a balance between life and work.

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Life in Austin

Consistently recognized as among the most inventive, creative, wired and educated cities in the United States, Austin has something for everyone. The university is located in the heart of the city and minutes away from all Austin has to offer.

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Related Policies

University administrators can find related policies, procedures and information on the Provost’s Office Policies and Resources page.