Resources for Search Committees
New Brilliant Norms: Transforming the Learning Context to Enhance Diversity, Inclusion, and Excellence Search Committee Resources from Jessi Smith and Montana State University
(posted with permission)
- MSU Search Toolkit v5.0
- Search Training Webinar- Jan 2017
- A Recipe for Change: Creating a More Inclusive Academy
- Grant Writing Boot Camp: An Intervention to Enhance the Research Capacity of Academic Women in STEM
- Now Hiring! Empirically Testing a Three Step Intervention to increase Faculty Gender Diversity in STEM
- Quality of Evidence Revealing Subtle Gender Biases in Science is in the Eye of the Beholder
- Added Benefits: How Supporting Women Faculty in STEM Improves Everyone’s Job Satisfaction
Thinking differently about the whole search process-
Resources from the University of Oregon
This online resource describes the findings from the scholarly research and best practices from our peer institutions, as they relate to the tenure-track faculty search process in general, and to diversifying faculty in particular.
University Toolkits for Faculty Recruitment
- University of Wisconsin-Madison: Searching for Excellence & Diversity: A Guide for Search Committee Chairs
- UCLA Diversity & Faculty Development: Faculty Search Committee Toolkit
- University of Michigan ADVANCE: Handbook for Faculty Searches and Hiring
- University of Florida Faculty Development: Faculty Recruitment Toolkit
- University of Washington Faculty Advancement: Faculty Recruitment Toolkit Website (Microsoft Word Document)
- Videos about the Search Process from the University of Oregon
Search Committees Training Materials
Sample Search Committee Training PPTs
- ASE: Recruiting a Diverse Faculty (posted October 2013)
- SMD: Recruiting a Diverse Faculty in Academic Medicine (posted May 2011)
Harvard Implicit Association Test, developed by Project Implicit, measures the strength of associations between concepts (for example, black people, gay people) and evaluations (for example, good, bad) or stereotypes (for example, athletic, clumsy). The main idea is that making a response is easier when closely related items share the same response key.
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