A professor has a lot of responsibility when it comes to selecting staff members. These decisions don’t just affect the respective chair. Being involved in appointment procedures and deciding on future university employees has a lasting effect on the quality of the research and teaching carried out at the university. That’s why the University of Mannheim has created information, in German, relating specifically to appointment procedures:
Further impulses for equal opportunities in appointment procedures:
Anti-Bias-Training in appointment procedures at the University of Heidelberg
Self-test on biases by Harvard University
If you have any questions on gender equality in appointment procedures, please contact Ms. Raquet.