STRIDE: Faculty Recruitment Resources

STRIDE Faculty Recruitment Workshop Presentation
The PowerPoint presentation is designed to provide workshop attendees both with background information and concrete advice about practices that make searches more successful (in producing diverse candidate pools and hiring the candidates you want to attract).

Handbook for Faculty Searches and Hiring
The handbook reflects the work of the Strategies and Tactics for Recruiting to Improve Diversity and Excellence (STRIDE) Committee and lays the foundation for accomplishing the University's goal of a diverse faculty of the highest caliber. It provides guidance on every phase of the faculty search and hiring process to ensure fair and consistently applied practices.

Applicant and Candidate Evaluation Forms
The applicant evaluation tool (*) is designed for reviewing applicants' files, and the candidate evaluation tool (*) is intended for job candidate evaluations following the job talk. Both templates are provided with the expectation that departments will tailor them appropriately to meet individual needs.

Positive and Problematic Practices in Faculty Recruitment
Data gathered from interview studies of individuals who turned down faculty offers, as well as new faculty hires in CoE. This data was provides information about practices that created a positive impression for job candidates as well as practices that contributed to their decisions

Frequently-Asked Questions: Dual Career Issues
FAQ designed to offer clarity to those departments who experience dual career issues.

Guidelines for Writing Letters of Recommendation
Helpful both to experienced faculty letter-writers concerned about writing fair letters, and to new letter-writers who value some guidance in the process

How to Help New Faculty Settle In: Common Problems and Alternative Solutions
Identifies some common difficulties, and suggests alternative approaches. In most cases, these approaches were actually offered by other new faculty members who had also directly experienced the issues.

Giving and Getting Career Advice: A Guide for Junior and Senior Tenure-track Faculty
Examines the many types and sources of assistance available and how they may be structured. Also provides detailed information on establishing and managing advising relationships, on clarifying expectations, and specific ways to help propel the advisee's career

Giving and Getting Career Advice: A Guide for Junior and Senior Research-track Faculty
The same guide, tailored to research track faculty

Frequently-Asked Questions: Retention of Science and Engineering Faculty who are Women and/or Members of Racial/Ethnic Minorities
FAQ designed to give guidance re: climate and its effect on the retention of faculty that are women and/or members of racial/ethnic minorities.

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