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Research Faculty Hiring Procedures

Virginia Tech’s research mission is to empower the faculty to perform world-class research and scholarship.  Developing a talent acquisition strategy that aligns with the research objectives of the research program is critical to the success and growth of any research program. 

Human Resources within the Office of Research and Innovation is available to partner with search committees and hiring authorities to identify and develop strategic recruitment initiatives to attract, retain, and advance research talent at Virginia Tech. 

To discuss your talent acquisition needs further, please contact the Office of Research and Innovation Human Resources at 540-231-9359 or

To access a collection of online recruitment resources and tools for research faculty, please visit the Resource Guide.