If you know of additional university policies on the use of preprints in hiring and promotion, please contact us.

More instances of open science in hiring & promotion more generally can be found in OSF projects by David Mellor and Felix Schönbrodt.

Hiring

UT Austin

This ad for a 2017 tenure-track faculty search asks applicants to send in “up to 5 reprints/preprints.”

The Rockefeller University

In a 2016 fall faculty candidate advertisement, candidates were prompted to submit “Relevant Publications or Submitted Manuscripts/Pre-prints”

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via Stephen Floor

University of California, Santa Cruz

The ad for a 2016 opening in the Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental biology department called for “a list of published manuscripts and pre-prints (no “in preparation”)”

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via Needhi Bhalla

Tenure and promotion

UC Davis

A “preprints” category in the online faculty achievements database was announced in an email to faculty.

NYU School of Medicine

Under “Tenure Eligible Track:” Candidate should submit “5-7 recent representative papers, preprints or articles in press”

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Journal license negotiation

University of California Academic Senate University Committee on Library and Scholarly Communication

On April 13, 2018, The University of California Academic Senate University Committee on Library and Scholarly Communication (UCOLASC) endorsed 18 principles that should be taken into account when the University of California negotiates with publishers for journal licenses. Number two is:

No restrictions on preprints. Our authors shall have the right to submit for publication work they have previously made available as preprints.”

via Stuart Taylor