Invited Talk - Splinter Diversity

Wednesday, 14 September 2022, 16:40   (SFG 1020 / virtual Diversity)

Evidence-Based Hiring Practices that Promote Excellence and Diversity

K. Azalee Bostroem
University of Arizona

In this talk I will present the current state of hiring practices in astronomy in the United States, based on a survey of advertisers on the job registry of the American Astronomical Society. I will then present recommendations, based on literature studies, on how to improve our hiring practices to support equitable hiring towards the growth an equally excellent but more diverse workforce.