Hiring

Faculty Hiring Guide

The Faculty Hiring Guide contains step-by-step information regarding the search process from allocations through hire completion. It also contains recruitment resources and sample language for search documents and candidate communications.  

Faculty Hiring Guide 
Chancellor's Doctoral Incentive Program Directory

Building on Inclusive Excellence

Building on Inclusive Excellence Application Form

Interfolio

The following guides and the Interfolio Help Desk are available to assist committees utilizing Interfolio.

Using Interfolio--for committee chairs
Using Interfolio--for committee members
Interfolio Help Desk: [email protected]; 877-997-8807

Implicit Bias

Research shows that implicit bias--unconsciously held assumptions or schemas that impact an evaluator's interpretation of data--impacts faculty hiring and evaluation. Search committees are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the following research on implicit bias and to identify steps they can take to address implicit bias in their review of applicants.

CSU training for Implicit Bias: To complete implicit bias training, please log in to CSU Skillport and enter “Searches and Recruitment in the CSU: Module 1” in the search bar at the top right of the menu screen.
Reviewing Applicants: Research on Bias and Assumptions, by the Women in Science and Engineering
Leadership Institute, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Forms and Documents

Employment Eligibility Form
Request for Tenure-Track Search for 2019-20 Hires
Request for Joint Tenure-Track Search for 2019-20 Hires

Additional Information

a. Authorizations up to $3,000 (Reimbursement Only)    

To assist you in your relocation to the San Diego area, the University is offering a moving and relocation authorization with a maximum value of [Moving and Relocation Authorization Amount].  You may use this authorization to receive reimbursement of actual, reasonable, and necessary moving and relocation expenses.  Moving and relocation expenses will not be reimbursed until after your employment commences.  Itemized receipts and completed claim forms are necessary to receive reimbursement. The University will only reimburse qualifying expenses pursuant to the enclosed California State University Internal Procedures Governing Moving and Relocation Expenses.  In accordance with IRS regulations, all moving and relocation expenses reimbursements will be treated as taxable income and will result in additional payroll tax withholding from a regular payroll warrant.  Additionally, should you voluntarily end your employment with the University before completing two years of service, you are obligated to repay any moving and relocation reimbursements you received in accordance with the established repayment schedule contained within the California State University Internal Procedures Governing Moving and Relocation Expenses.  Please contact [Accounts Payable Designee and Contact Information] for support with moving and relocation expenses reimbursement.   

b. Authorization of $3,000 or More (Direct Payment and Reimbursement)

To assist you in your relocation to the San Diego area, the University is offering a moving and relocation authorization with a maximum value of [Moving and Relocation Authorization Amount].  You may elect to have the University use this authorization to contract with an approved moving vendor to move your household goods.  You will be responsible for directly paying the moving vendor for any costs that exceed [Moving and Relocation Authorization Amount].  Should you forgo this option or should there be any remaining authorization after moving vendor expenses are finally paid, you may receive reimbursement of actual, reasonable, and necessary moving and relocation expenses within the maximum value of your moving and relocation authorization.  Moving and relocation expenses will not be reimbursed until after your employment commences.  Itemized receipts and completed claim forms are necessary to receive reimbursement. The University will only reimburse qualifying expenses pursuant to the enclosed California State University Internal Procedures Governing Moving and Relocation Expenses.  In accordance with IRS regulations, moving vendor payments and all moving and relocation expenses reimbursements will be treated as taxable income and will result in additional payroll tax withholding from a regular payroll warrant.  Additionally, should you voluntarily end your employment with the University before completing two years of service, you are obligated to repay any moving vendor payments made on your behalf or moving and relocation reimbursements you received in accordance with the established repayment schedule contained within the California State University Internal Procedures Governing Moving and Relocation Expenses.  Please contact [Accounts Payable Designee and Contact Information] for support with moving vendor contracting and/or moving and relocation expenses reimbursement.   

More information can be found here. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Interfolio can be accessed using Single Sign On. Select this link to open the SSO Sign In page. Using the "Sign in through your institution" option, select "San Diego State University" from the dropdown menu. Then select the blue "Sign In" button. This will open a prompt to enter your SDSUid and password. 

SDSU is contracted with the Interfolio Help Desk for any questions applicants may have. They may also reference the Job Applicant's Guide to Interfolio Faculty Search available in the Interfolio website.

SDSU is contracted with the Interfolio Help Desk for any questions recommenders may have. They may also reference the  Help for Letter Writers guide available on the Interfolio website.