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Search & Screen Ad Resources

Writing an advertisement for a faculty position is one of the critical components to a successful posting, but it is also the task that most often slows down the approval process.

Refer to each of these resources before and during the submission of the ad in SuccessFactors.

Example of an approved ad with comments

This is an example of an ad that was approved. It includes all of the minimum requirements and demonstrates an ad that would be approved quickly. 

Pre-submission checklist (coming soon)

This checklist will ensure you have the required components of the ad and will drastically reduce delays to make sure your position is posted in a timely manner to attract the most qualified candidates.

Preference and Subjective Language overview (coming soon)


Advertising, Interviewing and Hiring International Faculty

This two-page handout addresses important information related to your job ad and international candidates. Carefully following the information in this handout will save departments time and money. 

Sponsorship Chart

Refer to this chart to determine if the position requires the department to sponsor permanent residency. In general, departments must sponsor permanent residence for all tenure-track and tenured faculty positions. 

Questions and Support

For specific questions about creating an advertisement for a position or questions about the search, please contact the Office of Institutional Equity,

For specific questions or training about SuccessFactors and the Purdue hiring process please visit or contact HR Talent Acquisition at