Academic Recruitment Guide

11 tips to optimize your recruitment process and find the best staff for your department.


Recruiting the best academic talent for your department is tough. It’s also vital. To establish and retain your reputation, you need to produce the best research. To produce the best research, you need the best researchers.

We’ve put together a guide to give you some pointers to help you hire the best academic staff in the most efficient way and kickstart university recruitment.

You’ll find details of how to:

Optimize your process

Save time and become more efficient

Use the right channels

Look in the right places, find the right staff

Attract the best candidates

Improve your institution’s research and reputation

Think strategically

Have a plan to reach your hiring goals