Re: Age Discrimination in Faculty Job?

30 Aug 1995 18:22:22 GMT

Barbara Johnston ( wrote:
: I just read a job announcment for a faculty position in anthro at one of
: the UCs which included in its list of applicant characteristics a
: requiremen that the applicant be recently trained. Does this constitute
: age discrimination?

An interesting problem, particularly considering the number of
returning/older students (I'm one myself). My guess is that it
wouldn't qualify as such unless the subsequent experience of the
applicant justified a complaint. It also depends on what qualifies
as "recent training." Would this, for instance, include post-doctoral