University of Pittsburgh

Procedure for Research Associate Recruitment Requests

The following procedure should be followed for requesting new and replacement faculty positions and new and replacement research associate positions.

  1. Memorandum requesting approval to establish a new Research Associate position or to request a replacement for an established position. The memo should be addressed to Dr. Dena Hofkosh, Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs, and should contain the following information:
    1. Action requested - new or replacement position, If replacement, include the name of the individual being replaced and the position number.
    2. Salary range
    3. Source(s) of funding. Include account numbers whenever possible.
    4. Description of job responsibilities
  2. University of Pittsburgh Affirmative Action Pre-Audit Search Form

    Note: Section II(A) Composition of Search Committee - Search committees should be comprised of at least 3 individuals (non-tenure stream) and membership should be broadly representative.

  3. Text of classified advertisement(s) to be placed in journals or copy of published classified advertisement(s)

  4. Faculty Position Recruitment Request Form (if SOM/UPP)

The above information should be submitted to the Office of Faculty Affairs, M-246 Scaife Hall.