Dr. Hobson Wildenthal
(Executive VP and Provost)
The great organizations are those that celebrate differences.
They seek harmony, not uniformity.
They hire talent, not color.
They strive for oneness, not sameness.
— Gil Atkinson
The University of Texas at Dallas is rapidly expanding. Our Strategic Plan calls for increasing student enrollment from 15,783 to 22,000, while increasing full-time faculty from 419 to 610. The goal of our expansion is to achieve Tier One status. Our vision is to be one of the nation’s best public research universities and one of the greatest universities in the world. As President David E. Daniel summarizes our position, “We are ideally positioned to accomplish this goal as a global leader in innovative, high-quality science, business and engineering education and research.”
We are currently seeking over 30 new full-time faculty in seven academic programs — Arts and Humanities; Behavioral and Brain Sciences; Economic, Political and Policy Sciences; Engineering and Computer Science; Management; and Natural Sciences and Mathematics.
UT Dallas is committed to increasing faculty diversity. As President Daniel states in his message on diversity, “It is our multiplicity and variety, ever strengthening and more strongly celebrated, that gives us a competitive edge in producing distinctive leaders in our globalized world.”
If you are an academic seeking your first position or a seasoned professional seeking new horizons, UT Dallas and the Dallas Ft. Worth metroplex have much to offer. Faculty affairs are under the direction of the Executive Vice President and Provost, Hobson Wildenthal. Additional information on openings and policies can be found on the Provost’s webpage.The UT Dallas Faculty Handbook is online. At the home page of the Academic Senate, information is available on University governance, and links are provided to the Strategic Plans for all of the Schools. The Office of Research provides search capabilities for you to explore your interests. Take time to explore our Resources for New Faculty. If I can be of assistance or offer additional information, please feel free to contact me by e-mail or by phone (972) 883-4566.
Research at UT Dallas:
The University of Texas at Dallas offers tremendous opportunities for perspective faculty intent on building productive careers in research. Our Office of Research is prepared to support your efforts as they have supported and facilitated the work of our current faculty ( annual report). We are home to over fifty Research Centers and Institutes, including the Advanced Imaging Research Center (AIRC), the Center for Brain Health, the Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies, Callier Center for Communication Disorders, Center for Vital Longevity, the William B. Hanson Center for Space Sciences, the PhoTEC Photonic Technology and Engineering Center, the Cyber Security Research Center (CSRC), the Institute for Interactive Arts & Engineering, and the Institute for Innovation & Entrepreneurship. Our Office of Technology Commercialization exists to commercialize UT Dallas technology and impact both local and regional economic development. Their record for assistance inStart-up Ventures is outstanding. Scientists and engineers at UT Dallas areencouraged and facilitated in efforts to pursue patents and technology commercialization.
To Learn More about the University of Texas at Dallas:
The History of the UT Dallas, is reviewed through an interactive timeline with an oral history which includes President Lyndon B. Johnson, Dr. John Hoffman, Dr. Francis S. Johnson, President Emeritus Robert Rutford, and Former President Bryce Jordan. You can explore the pioneering past and promising future of UT Dallas as summarized in narrative, or you can view a video of our past presidents as they review the story of this University. The Vision and Goals for the University and the strategic plan for accomplishing these goals are articulated by our current president, David E. Daniel.