Resources for Faculty Search Committees

Faculty search resources created by ISU ADVANCE

The Faculty Search Resource Pages include step-by-step guidelines and suggestions, with more than 20 short resource pages of sample forms and ideas for discussions to have with departmental faculty. You can download this chart as a PDF (209KB) or DOC (156KB).

Iowa State guidelines

The ISU Search Manual (Resource Guide for Recruiting Excellent and Diverse Faculty) is an excellent resource for department chairs and search committees. Additional instructions available from University Human Resources are available here.

Iowa State Flexible Faculty Policies

Resources for prospective ISU faculty

Are you a faculty candidate considering Iowa State University? For information about ISU, Ames and central Iowa, visit our faculty candidate resource page.

Summaries of numbers of potential candidates in specific fields:

For places to post job openings, see Advertising sources for recruiting diverse faculty (PDF, 59KB).

Search manuals from other universities that include helpful tips:

Information on unconscious bias and gender and racial schemas: