Interrupting Bias in the Faculty Search Process: Film & Facilitation Guide
The online guide found on this web site is to be used in conjunction with the short film “Interrupting Bias in the Faculty Search Process.” The film can be accessed here. This website contains the facilitation guide that supports the film and supplies the tools you need to facilitate a discussion about diversity in hiring at colleges and universities. It also provides handouts for your audience and a sample PowerPoint presentation.
“Interrupting Bias in the Faculty Search Process” is a live action film that was created from a case study used at national leadership development workshops. In the film, a search committee of four tenure-track faculty members debate candidate qualifications for an open position.
This web site will prepare you to show the film and help your audience to:
- Demystify subtle discrimination and identify biases that occur during evaluation of faculty and faculty candidates.
- Examine assumptions of competence and best-fit.
- Become change-agents in their departments and transform the hiring process.
Learn more about how this web site can help you transform the hiring process at your institution.