Faculty Diversity: Resources for Recruitment
The directories and databases listed here provide information on potential candidates for faculty appointments.
Directory of Ford Fellows
This directory contains information on Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship recipients awarded since 1980 and for Foundation Predoctoral and Dissertation fellowship recipients awarded since 1986. The database can be sorted award year, field of study, current institution, current state or last name. Access to this database is free.
Directory of Minority Doctoral Recipients and Candidates in New York State
This Directory was compiled by the New York State board of regents in cooperation with the New York State Education Department and the New York academic community. The Directory lists more than 250 minority persons who have recently completed or will soon complete doctoral degrees in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities at colleges or universities in New York State. The entries, arranged by field of study, include contact information, ethnicity, institution, department, field, dissertation title, date of degree, and faculty advisor. Access to this database is free.
Minority Women Doctoral Directory
This Directory lists approximately 4,500 Black, Hispanic, American Indian, Asian and Women students in nearly 80 fields in the sciences, engineering, and humanities. Each entry contains contact information, ethnicity/ citizenship, department, and areas of specialization, date of completion, dissertation title, and name and contact information of the faculty advisor. Entries are indexed by field of study. Cost for the entire volume: $385.00. Cost for departmental listings varies by field.
National Directory of Doctoral Students
This directory was compiled by the Excellence Through Diversity Program through the New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE). You must become a friend of NEBHE in order to have access to the National Directory of Doctoral Students.
National Minority Faculty Identification Program (NMFI)
Educational Institutions join NMFI program for $200. This program advertises its roster of member institutions four times a year in The Chronicle and invites candidates to submit their CVís for consideration by member institutions. NMFI Program produces four times a year (October, November, January, and March) a computerized directory of the abbreviated resumes, indexed by discipline. Using this directory, member institutions can request up to 25 dossiers free of charge, thereafter dossiers are $1.00 each.
UC Presidential Post Doctoral Fellowship Program
Started in 1984, the Presidentís Postdoctoral Fellowship Program offers postdoctoral fellowships which support the conduct of research and mentoring. The expectation is that many of the Fellows will be seriously considered for faculty appointments at UC. Access to this list is free.
PUBLICATIONS, WEBSITES, AND E-MAIL DISTRIBUTION (LISTSERVS)
The publications and websites listed here provide opportunities to reach a more diverse pool of potential candidates for faculty appointments.
American Association of University Women (AAUW)
Founded in 1881, AAUW promotes equity for all women and girls, lifelong education, and positive social change. With a circulation of approximately 100,000, the primary publication AAUW Outlook reaches the predominantly female membership, as well as government offices, coalition partners, major academic and research institutions, corporations, foundations, and other associations. It is a bi-annual publication. The website also accepts submissions on a monthly basis to run online only.
Association for Women in Science (AWIS)
Deadlines: Ad reservations for Fall/Winter 2007 due 8/15/07.
Cost: $700-$6,000 (apply 15% educational institution discount)
As part of its efforts to promote the entrance and advancement of women in science careers, AWIS has a long-standing commitment to fostering the careers of women science professionals. At both the national and local levels, AWIS has organized leadership conferences, developed mentoring programs, and facilitated networking between women in all fields and at all levels.
Faculty for the Future
Deadlines: 4 weeks prior to publication date (8/15/07, 11/15/07)
Administered by WEPAN, FacultyForTheFuture.org is the only website dedicated to linking a diverse pool of women and under-represented minority candidates from engineering, science, and business with faculty and research positions at universities across the country.
INSIGHT Into Diversity
Procedure: Login at http://www.engr.psu.edu/fff/.
INSIGHT Into Diversity (formerly the Affirmative Action Register) is a 35-year old national magazine and a premier source of information for one million readers monthly seeking in-depth news, reports and commentary on issues surrounding all aspects of diversity and inclusion. Highly regarded for its extensive career opportunity listings, INSIGHT Into Diversity continues to successfully connect employers to the most highly qualified individuals regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation.
Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS)
Procedure: E-mail for price quote ads@InsightIntoDiversity.com or use online submission form at www.InsightIntoDiversity.com
Deadlines: The 8th of the month for publication on the 15th of the same month.
Cost: Varies depending on ad size for print; $260 for web-only advertisement
Established in 1973, the Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) strives to encourage Chicano/Latino and Native American students to pursue graduate education and obtain the advanced degrees necessary for science research, leadership, and teaching careers at all levels. SACNAS News is published three times a year, distributed to approximately 17,000 people, and rates vary based on ad length.
Women in Engineering Programs and Advocates Network (WEPAN)
Procedure: To advertise on the web, e-mail
Deadlines: None for online submission
A non-profit educational organization founded in 1990, WEPAN has a membership of over 600 and is led by a 16-person board of directors from academia and industry. WEPANís mission is to be a catalyst for change to enhance the success of women in the engineering profession.
Procedure: To distribute to all potential candidates on listserv, e-mail