Best Practices for Search Committees

Best Practices for Conducting Faculty Searches

 

Best Practices for Conducting Faculty Searches
(Full VersionCondensed Version PDF)


We have drawn on and recommend Searching for Excellence and Diversity: A Guide for Search Committees, by Eve Fine and Jo Handelsman, as well as materials from Harvard's Faculty of Arts and Sciences, the Association of American Colleges and Universities, NSF ADVANCE Program, MIT, Stanford, Columbia, UC Berkeley, University of Michigan, and the University of Washington.

Additional Harvard Resources

Background Reading and Resources

FD&D Recruitment-Related Events

Helpful Guidance for Search - 2016

Helpful Guidance for an Effective Search Process - 2016

How to approach the search, collaborate with colleagues, and facilitate deliberation through the recruitment process  (Transcript)

 
 

Art & Science of Selecting Faculty

The Art and Science of Selecting Outstanding Faculty

How decision-making factors can influence the selection process for faculty at institutions like Harvard (Transcript)

Helpful Guidance - 2015

Helpful Guidance for an Effective Search Process - 2015

Common obstacles, concerns, and strategies for open and effective decision-making in the faculty search process  (Transcript)