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Steps in faculty recruitment

Selection committees can use this guide to assist in recruiting, interviewing, and selecting the best candidate for tenure and tenure-track faculty positions.

Getting it right on recruitment

Follow these guidelines to ensure a selection process that's bias-free, that complies with federal government regulations on hiring foreign academics, and which avoids potential complaints about human rights and privacy violations.

Before you start recruiting

Taking a look at your immediate and future needs and establishing effective criteria for candidate selection are vital to the recruitment process


Preparing the advertisement

UBC has specific guidelines around recruiting ads, including the need for inclusive language and transparency around hiring criteria.


Placing the advertisement

There are rules and considerations around how and where to place recruiting ads.


Selection committee requirements

Selection committees should be diverse and keenly aware of their roles.


Screening and interviewing candidates

Evaluate each application against established criteria,  and prior to interviewing shortlisted candidates, develop a set of questions based on job-related criteria.


Identifying the successful candidate


The appointment process


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