Excellence in Faculty Recruitment

Search committee chairs, committee members, and others involved in, or responsible for, faculty recruitment are encouraged to engage with the session facilitators in a critical inquiry on enhancing excellence in faculty recruitment. This facilitated discussion will create opportunities to become aware of scholarly research on faculty recruitment and will encourage participants to share individual experiences of successes and challenges in conducting successful faculty search processes across academic disciplines. Discussion topics will include an overview of the faculty recruitment cycle; merit and how it relates to equity and diversity; advertising the position; shortlisting; interviews; the potential for unconscious bias and strategies to reduce them; how scholarly research can inform recruitment practices; and moving beyond theory and discussion to enhancing our recruitment practices.

Date: September 28, 2017
Time: 9:00am - 11:00am
Location: TBD

Accessibility: Staff in the Employment Equity Program are committed to making events accessible for all interested participants. We encourage you to contact us to discuss your needs. Please contact us by September 21, 2017 to let us know if you need arrangements made.

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