ERIC Number: ED392344
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Recruiting Good College Faculty: Practical Advice for a Successful Search.
Perlman, Baron; McCann, Lee I.
This book is designed to serve as a practical guide for the recruitment of college faculty. The 14 chapters are entitled: (1) "Recruiting in Higher Education"; (2) "Ethical Guidelines for Recruiting"; (3) "Planning: Taking Stock and Looking Ahead"; (4) "The Unique Nature of Your Position"; (5) "Recognizing Good Teaching"; (6) "The Teaching Portfolio"; (7) "Evaluating Scholarship and Artistic Performance"; (8) "Organizing the Search Committee and Getting Started"; (9) "Developing a Pool of Candidates"; (10) "Screening Candidates and Selecting Semi-Finalists"; (11) "Identifying Final Candidates and Selecting Campus Visitors"; (12) "The Campus Visit"; (13) "Concluding the Search: Hiring, Reopening, or Closing"; and (14) "Retaining Your New Hire." Each chapter contains a checklist of main points, a hypothetical case exercise, and a list of references and recommended readings. (Contains 94 references.) (MDM)
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Instruction, Employment Qualifications, Faculty Evaluation, Faculty Recruitment, Goodness of Fit, Higher Education, Labor Turnover, Personnel Selection, Portfolios (Background Materials), Scholarship, Search Committees (Personnel)
Anker Publishing Company, 176 Ballville Rd., P.O. Box 249, Bolton, MA 01740-0249 ($34.95 plus $4 handling).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Teacher Portfolios