Recruitment processes in academia: does the emperor have any clothes?

Ataie Ashtiani, B ; Sharif University of Technology | 2015

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  1. Type of Document: Article
  2. DOI: 10.1007/s11948-015-9711-8
  3. Publisher: Kluwer Academic Publishers , 2015
  4. Abstract:
  5. The final outcome of promotion and recruitment processes in universities should be conventional and plausible by the members of the relevant scientific community, to affirm that the processes have been competitive and fair. The objective of this opinion letter is to make a plea for the importance of the post-auditing and quantitative assessment of the selection criteria. It is shown that for an example case the outcome of the post-audit does not look reasonable from an external point of view, at least regarding the research competency
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  7. Australia ; Civil Engineering ; Equal opportunities ; Promotion ; Recruitment
  8. Source: Science and Engineering Ethics ; 2015 ; 13533452 (ISSN)
  9. URL: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11948-015-9711-8