Resources for Faculty

Penn GSE has long been committed to preparing its students to live, work, and become leaders in a world marked by sweeping demographic changes. We strive to build on the School’s successful efforts and become an even more diverse faculty by improving the faculty search process. Included here are faculty resources to support the accomplishment of these goals.

Resources for Mentoring and Teaching

Contributed by GSE Faculty

Additional Resources

“Creating a Safe and Engaging Classroom Environment” –University of Wisconsin Whitewater School of Graduate Studies and Continuing Education

“The Constructivist Listening Dyad” –Harmony Education Center National School Reform Faculty

“Diversity Issues for the Instructor: Identifying Your Own Attitudes” –University of Michigan Center for Research on Learning and Teaching

“Extending Bell’s Concept of Interest Convergence: A Framework for Understanding the African American Doctoral Student Experience” –Dr. Pamela Felder

Resources for Search Committees

According to University Affirmative Action guidelines, each search must be conducted in such a manner as to be reasonably likely to bring the vacancy to the attention of and to ensure the inclusion of qualified minorities and women in the candidate pool.

University of Pennsylvania Affirmative Action Guidelines

“E-Learning Seminar: What You Don't Know: The Science of Unconscious Bias and What To Do About it in the Search and Recruitment Process” –American Association of Medical Colleges

“Gender and Racial Bias in Hiring” –S.J. Correll and S. Benard, 2006

Promising Practices for Search Committees – Office of the Vice Provost for Diversity Initiatives, Columbia University

Recruitment and Retention: Guidelines for Chairs – Virginia Valian, 2007

Guide to Acceptable Interview Questions – Harvard

University Role of the Diversity Search Advisor – Lynn Hollen Lees, 2012

Penn GSE Faculty Recruitment System Login (IPODD System; login credentials required)

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