Opening a Search

Below is information to open a search. The required documents are to be submitted via email to [email protected]

The approval process is as follows:

  • Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs /Senior Associate Dean of Biology
  • Dean of Medicine and Biological Sciences
  • Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity (OIED) (note that OIED approvals can take up to 2 weeks, so please plan accordingly)

Please note that once the search has been approved the information may be added to Interfolio.  The search can then be opened and candidates may submit their applications online.  The Advertisement and Recruitment Letter should reflect the Interfolio link.

Step

Description

Documents Required

Chair Letter
Justification for the search

Faculty Position Authorization (FPA)
  1. Contact info with phone
  2. Appointment terms – date of hire, renewable? 10 or 12 month term 
  3. Position title and faculty rank
  4. Institution that is hiring
  5. Funding sources
  6. Job description and requirements listed
  7. Salary range
  8. Must be signed by Department Chair, CEO and Division Director/Chief (if applicable)
FPA Form - Campus Based Biology

 

FPA - Clinical Brown-Based

 

FPA - Clinical Dept Affiliate Institution-Based
Search Support Letter (for Clinical Departments only)
(Research) must state contingent upon the availabilty of external funding
Sample Search Support Letter
Job Description (for Clinical Departments only)
  1. Administrative duties
  2. Clinical duties
  3. Teaching duties
  4. Research duties and % of protected time
Sample Job Description

 

Search Plan
  1. Journals listed (“2 of the following…”)
  2. Protected groups listed
  3. Search Committee listed (names, ranks, institutions, emails)
  4. Female committee member
  5. Diversity Representative (DR)
Sample Search Plan
Advertisement
  1. If senior level: “must have national reputation and scholarly achievements”
  2. “XXX is an EEO/AA employer …”
  3. Interfolio link
Sample Advertisement
Recruitment Letter
  1. If senior level: “must have national reputation and scholarly achievements”
  2. “XXX is an EEO/AA employer …”
  3. Interfolio link
Sample Recruitment Letter