This set of links is resources for and about candidates while conducting a job search.
Sample titles of slides on this presentation are basic guidelines, essential application materials, cover letter, and more.
“Most of the faculty interviewed regard the University of Michigan and their departments as offering many positive career opportunities. At the same time, a large proportion of them report serious interest in leaving the UM, in part because of their experiences both in the University and in the larger community....” This report examines the interviews.
A list of links to inform potential faculty candidates about Marshall University and the Huntington, West Virginia area.
This webpage is a list of legal questions that can be asked and discriminatory questions that should not be asked by subject (e.g., religion, family status, sex).
Perspectives from an associate dean and associate professor on the academic job search.
The following offers a method for department faculty to provide evaluations of job candidates. It is meant to be a template for departments that they can modify as necessary for their own uses. The proposed questions are designed for junior faculty candidates; however, alternate language is suggested in parenthesis for senior faculty candidates.
Sample titles of slides on this presentation are typical terms of faculty offer for new assistant professor, terms of faculty offer maximums, know yourself, when negotiating.
This booklet covers: handling the Campus Visit, Negotiating a Contract, Evaluating the Search, Resources, and Contact Information for Faculty Recruitment.
A link to a list of websites that offer a variety of information about life at ISU, in Ames, and in central Iowa.
Perspectives from a recently hired faculty member on the academic search process.
Titles of slides in this presentation are early preparation, application materials, interview invitation, setting the agenda, and what to wear.
Advice for graduate students on preparing for an academic job interview (audio and slides).
Perspectives from a faculty member at a small liberal arts college.
This presentation is a list of tips such as how to make personal contacts, write your CV, cover letter, and how to handle an interview and offer letter.
To improve the process and success rate of future faculty searches, it helps to know why current candidates accept or reject offers.
This short presentation lists measures for examining start-up packages and gender equality. A worksheet is proposed. This presentation was given at the 2005 PI meeting by the University of Michigan's ADVANCE program.
If the department hires a woman and/or minority candidate, consider the factors that may have enabled it to do so and keep a record of good practices and successful searches for future reference.
Document offering a method for department faculty to provide evaluations of job candidates.
It is meant to be a template for departments that they can modify as necessary for their own uses.
The proposed questions are designed for junior faculty candidates; however, alternate language is
suggested in parenthesis for senior faculty candidates.