We support the recruitment, retention and advancement of a diverse, world-class faculty across UC.

Academic Personnel develops programs, initiatives and policies to support faculty recruitment, retention and advancement. We have universitywide responsibility for academic appointments and compensation and serve as steward for the university’s Academic Personnel policies covering all academic appointments: faculty, research and health science clinical faculty, lecturers, librarians, graduate students and postdoctoral scholars. We oversee systemwide faculty diversity programs and academic affirmative action. View our mission

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Phone: (510) 987-9479

Academic Personnel
University of California Office of the President
1111 Franklin St., 11th floor
Oakland, CA 94607-5200


The ADVANCE grant and initiative are focused on improving recruitment and retention of women and underrepresented minority faculty members in STEM fields.

President's Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

The President's Postdoctoral Fellowship Program (PPFP) offers postdoctoral research fellowships, faculty mentoring and eligibility for a hiring incentive to outstanding scholars in all fields whose research, teaching and service will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity.

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