#3 and #2 maybe equivalently important. Normally, if they would like to recruit a person to a position, they have things in mind what characteristics and profiles of the person they need.
Expertise in a specific field should be the first thing in their minds. Secondly, if the applicant has their publications in Nature, Science, PNAS, NEJM. That should be ideal for them because these applicants have high potential to get funding.
Recommendation is also important. Basically, professors will write their sincere expression about the applicants into the letter. More importantly, the seeking committee will definitely call the professors to talk to them about specific applicants' characteristics.
For #8, If applicants were graduated from highly reputable schools that would make their profile look better. But this one is not strictly essential in opinion.
Other points you raised may be too trivial for them to accept or not accept an applicants into the position.
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