The Office of Equity and Diversity is committed to inclusive excellence in the hiring process. OED ensures faculty searches are adherent to university policy and best practices.
Faculty Search Process Workflow
If the committee wishes to amend the principal or alternate pools after the Request to Schedule Campus Interviews form has been submitted and approved by OED, the committee chair must complete the Request to Amend Principal and/or Alternate Pools* form and route it to OED for approval before scheduling campus interviews.
All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admission without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, and parental status, or any other characteristic protected by federal or state law. In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the university.
Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity, 1840 Melrose Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37996-3560, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or by phone at 865-974-2498. Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, and national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), the ADA (disability), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Investigation and Resolution, 216 Business Incubator Building – 2450 E J. Chapman Drive, by email to email@example.com, or by phone at 865-974-0717.