|Career Partner||The Career Partners Program began in response to the employment needs of dual-career academic partners. UCI recognizes the importance of an environment in which frequently more than just a single faculty appointment must be considered.
|Distinguished Professor Hiring Program|
(Program suspended for 2021-2022)
|Deans can use the Distinguished Professor Hiring Program to recruit accomplished scholars with national and international recognition who have achieved the highest levels of scholarship over the course of their career. This program provides funding for tenured faculty positions along with the highest campus-level distinction.|
|Distinguished Visiting Professor Initiative||New nominations suspended for 2021-2022. Multiyear commitments to current faculty in the distinguished visiting professor program will continue, contingent on positive review of annual renewal application.
The purpose of this program is to attract a variety of highly successful and inspirational scholars to the UCI campus. Ideal candidates should contain a skill set that will contribute to UCI's visibility and research impact, as well as, inspire and mentor students by teaching courses and/or mentoring.
|Inclusive Excellence Supplement||Deans can apply for an “inclusive excellence supplement” to help recruit faculty, identified through a standard department-based search, who contribute significantly to the goal of inclusive excellence. This does not apply to individuals hired in the High Impact Hiring Program (HIHP) or the Midcareer Professor Hiring Initiative.|
|President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program||The University of California President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program was established in 1984 to encourage outstanding women and minority Ph.D. recipients to pursue academic careers at the University of California. The current program offers postdoctoral research fellowships, professional development and faculty mentoring to outstanding scholars in all fields whose research, teaching, and service will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity at UC.|
|UCI Scholars at Risk Sponsorship Program||A 3 Year Pilot Program to appoint international scholars at risk for one year visiting appointments whereby scholars may pursue their academic careers under conditions of academic and personal freedom.|