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Category: Topics in Higher Education

Advancing faculty diversity via recruitment: identifying the highest-impact opportunities

Topics in Higher Education | Interfolio Faculty Search

There are a few key data points that the most progressive colleges and universities analyze annually.

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Telling others about Metadata 2020, networking, and learning a lot along the way

Topics in Higher Education

We recently represented Metadata 2020 in a panel presentation in Washington, DC, at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s symposium, International Coordination for Science Data Infrastructure.

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Building a culture of continuous recruiting for diverse faculty representation

Topics in Higher Education | Interfolio Faculty Search

To achieve the best results, colleges and universities need to approach inclusive excellence the way other large organizations do: continuously networking with talent from underrepresented groups.

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Filling gaps in faculty applicant pool diversity

Topics in Higher Education | Interfolio Faculty Search

Institutions successfully tracking applicant diversity get 100% of candidates to submit EEO data by making the surveys a required step in submitting the online application.

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Advertising strategies for a diverse faculty applicant pool

Topics in Higher Education | Interfolio Faculty Search

In most cases, departments use the same advertising strategy year after year without any indication whether spending actually generates applications or impacts pool diversity.

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Interfolio’s participation in Metadata 2020

Topics in Higher Education

Interfolio appreciates the opportunity to participate in two subgroups within Metadata 2020, an academic organization recently founded by Crossref and led by other supporters of the scholarly-data ecosystem.

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Infographic: Dossier and the Academic Job Market

Topics in Higher Education | Interfolio's Dossier

How can applicants on the academic job market make their search easier? Based on direct primary research Interfolio’s done into our Dossier users’ experiences seeking academic jobs, we’ve highlighted some of our key findings in an infographic, Dossier and the Academic Job Market.

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Ask a candidate: where to look for faculty jobs

Ask a Candidate | Topics in Higher Education | Interfolio's Dossier

A former academic job seeker gives recommendations for five academic job boards online where scholars seeking faculty jobs should be looking.

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Ask a candidate: how to request a recommendation letter without being annoying

Ask a Candidate | Topics in Higher Education | Interfolio's Dossier

Try not to procrastinate when it comes to one grad school task: asking faculty members for recommendation letters. These are the relationships you can’t afford to mess up.

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Ask a candidate: how to put together your best possible faculty job application

Ask a Candidate | Topics in Higher Education | Interfolio's Dossier

The best faculty applications are self-assured and well-curated. Every assertion and bit of evidence contained therein should be part of your coherent argument, and the argument goes like this: I’m already putting my mark on my field. I’ll be a good colleague. I’m ready.

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