From a reader keen to ameliorate implicit biases. (The query-author is in the USA, but of course, respondents in other countries likely have relevant insights.) Feel free to link to helpful websites or online documents if you have more to say than can fit into a blog comment:
I have a question for those who teach at public/regional comprehensive universities or other places with a 4/4 teaching (or trimester equivalent) teaching load. What are the research expectations for tenure? What are they for promotion to associate professor (in the case where those are different)? And what are the expectations for promotion to full professors? Finally, how are those expectations expressed? Mostly I am concerned that the sorts of implicit and explicit biases in these decision making events are miminized. I’m looking for best practices.