All search committee members must receive a Faculty Search Briefing.

Waivers of Search may be available for the appointment of a President’s or Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellow.  Search for former Fellows at EDI’s Fellows Database (data from UCOP’s directory).

➡ Updated Faculty Search Committee Resources.

For questions regarding Faculty Search Briefings, please contact us at (310) 825-2895.

The Faculty Search Briefing


The Briefing covers the search process; relevant regulations and laws that govern the searching and interviewing process; recent research findings related to recruiting, interviewing and evaluating candidates; and best practices that promote equity. All faculty members are invited to attend.

Faculty Search Committee Resources

Our Faculty Search Committee Resources page contains videos, handouts, and other materials related to the Briefing and faculty hiring.  For information regarding Equity, Diversity and Inclusion’s role during the search process, see the Faculty Search Process Policy Memorandum.

List of faculty who have been trained

All members of a faculty search committee must have completed a Briefing within the past four years.  Want to know who’s been trained? Here’s a list (pdf).

 Upcoming Faculty Search Briefings

Briefings take place from 12:00pm-1:30pm.

Please note: Due to COVID-19 health concerns, and to ensure our attendees’ safety and convenience, the Faculty Search Briefings for the 2021-2022 academic year will be conducted via Zoom until further notice. We will share the Zoom details with registrants closer to the date of each Briefing.

➡ Unless otherwise noted, all attendees must RSVP at least two weeks before the scheduled briefing.  For more information, see Vice Chancellor Kang’s memo communicating this policy.

➡ Faculty Search Briefing Checklist

  1. Watch Implicit Bias Video Series.
  2. Certify that you watched the Implicit Bias Video Series.
  3. RSVP for Faculty Search Briefing (at least two weeks in advance).
  4. Attend Faculty Search Briefing.