Handbooks are like guidebooks - they provide guidance about particular policies and practices. The handbooks in this list of collected links is on topics like recruitment, mentoring, and promotion
The sections of this book are initiating the search, before the search, during the search, the campus visit, negotiating contracts, evaluating the search, settling in, annotated bibliography and appendices.
Providing mentoring support of new faculty is one undertaking of the ADVANCE Program. Over the duration of the grant, ADVANCE has hosted training workshops and has produced many support materials. In 2006, the Provost of the University endorsed the creation of a campus-wide Faculty Mentoring...
Efforts to recruit, retain, and promote diverse faculty in science and engineering have produced erratic results. This has been the case both nationally and at the University of Missouri-Columbia (MU). Since January 2007, under the auspices of the NSF Mizzou ADVANCE grant, the Strategies and Tactics for Recruiting to Improve Diversity and Excellence (STRIDE) Committee has received training on techniques...
Planning the Search Guide
Efforts to recruit, retain, and promote diverse faculty in science and engineering have produced slow and uneven results. This has been the case both nationally and at the University of Michigan. Since the summer of 2002, under the auspices of the UM NSF ADVANCE grant, the Strategies and Tactics for Recruiting to Improve Diversity and Excellence (STRIDE) Committee has given presentations to search committees and other interested faculty and administrators aimed at helping with the recruiting and retention o
The Rensselaer Faculty Handbook presents Faculty rights, privileges, responsibilities and related procedures including the rules and regulations that affect Faculty appointment, promotion and tenure status at Rensselaer.
Planning the Search Guide
A commitment to affirmative action and equal opportunity constitutes one of the highest priorities of the faculty, the administration and the trustees of the university. The university has a vice provost who is directly responsible for diversity (Robert L. Harris, Jr., Vice Provost for Diversity and Faculty Development). The university’s Office of Workforce Diversity, Equity and Life Quality, in the Office of Human Resources, works with this individual. Academic and non-academic units have appointed an affi
This document outlines best practices for the search process when hiring new faculty. Topics include initiating the search process, committee activity before the search begins, recruiting activities during the search, handling campus visits, negotiating the offer, getting off to a good start, and evaluating the search.
Faculty Handbook provides information to help you as a faculty/academic staff member of Michigan State University. You will find most of the policies, regulations and procedures of the University either contained here in their entirety or referenced. Those which are not totally included because of their length or because they are peripheral to the faculty/academic staff mission can be found in other University publications.
Small guide on how to establish an effective search committee
Information about the search process, MIT policies and procedures on searches, guidelines for pre-employment inquiries, resources for diversity, applicant pool data, past hiring data, and MIT information packets for interviews can be found in this document.
This webpage lists links to the Faculty Handbook at Virginia Tech by section.
In this document, we provide URI faculty with research-based information regarding best search practices geared particularly towards recruitment of women and underrepresented faculty. Its purpose is to make the recruitment process fair, objective, and transparent and, in turn, create a more diverse workplace, ultimately adding to the wealth of the intellectual ranks at URI.
Link to the FIU ADVANCE Handbook for Faculty Searches and Hiring, containing information on best practices and guidelines for recruiting and hiring faculty.