An outstanding faculty is the hallmark of any great institution. UC San Diego is home to numerous world-renowned scholars in a variety of disciplines. The UC San Diego faculty counts among its members 5 Nobel Laureates, two Fields Medalists, 8 MacArthur Foundation Fellows, two Pulitzer Prize winners, 91 members of the National Academy of Sciences, and 8 recipients of the National Medal of Sciences. They also hold more than 158 Endowed Chairs.
The recruitment and retention of outstanding faculty is a top priority for Academic Affairs. Providing policies and programs to support faculty in their professional development and in balancing the needs of career and family is critical to our success.
Whether you are considering UC San Diego as a prospective employer or are an incoming or existing faculty member, Academic Affairs has an array of valuable programs and resources to support our faculty in achieving success.