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The search is under way for a vice provost for international affairs for the UT Knoxville campus.

Reporting to the provost and senior vice chancellor, the vice provost is the chief international officer of the university and works closely with the university community to lead the development of UT’s strategic international agenda.

The vice provost oversees the Center for International Education, including International Partnerships and Exchanges, Programs Abroad, International Support Services, the International House, the English Language Institute, and the Confucius Institute.

Masood Parang, associate dean for academic and student affairs in the Tickle College of Engineering, is chairing the search.

Members of the search committee include Erin Darby, assistant professor, Department of Religious Studies, College of Arts and Sciences; George Drinnon, executive director of undergraduate programs, Haslam College of Business; Thomas Gill, Donald and Terry Smith Endowed Chair for International Sustainable Agriculture and director of international programs, UT Institute of Agriculture; Timothy Hulsey, associate provost of honors and scholars programs; Rebecca Jackson, director of field and international education, College of Social Work; Noah Rost, director of Programs Abroad and associate director of the Center for International Education; and Mike Smith, professor, Department of Animal Science, College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources.

Review of candidates will continue until the position is filled. For more information on the position or to apply, visit the Human Resources website.