A prominent molecular biologist at the University of Chicago has resigned after a university recommendation that he be fired for violating the school’s sexual misconduct policy. His resignation comes amid calls for universities to be more transparent about sexual harassment in their science departments, where women account for only one-quarter of senior faculty jobs.
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- When a Faculty Candidate Has Been Investigated for Harassment, What’s a Hiring Committee to Do? (The Chronicle of Higher Education - requires paid subscription)