Event

Equity and Excellence in Academic Recruitment

Thursday, July 18, 2024 09:00to10:30

This workshop is required for all members of academic search committees. Topics covered include:

  • Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) imperatives in the Canadian academy;
  • Obligations and objectives under Quebec legislation and McGill's employment equity policy;
  • Strategic and active recruitment techniques to establish a diverse and excellent applicant pool;
  • Strategies and tools for enhancing equity in the review process

This workshop is based on peer-reviewed literature and participants will have access upon request to supplemental information with material relevant to the field in which their search is being conducted.

Please note that faculty serving on search committees need to attend this session every three years in order to refresh and/or update their knowledge.

McGill faculty, pleaseĀ click here to complete registration.


McGill University is on land which has long served as a site of meeting and exchange amongst Indigenous peoples, including the Haudenosaunee and Anishinabeg nations. We acknowledge and thank the diverse Indigenous peoples whose presence marks this territory on which peoples of the world now gather.

For more information about traditional territory and tips on how to make a land acknowledgement, visit our Land Acknowledgement webpage.


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