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Job Search Web Resources

The following websites and print materials may be helpful in identifying academic positions and in preparing for your academic job search. Also be sure to take advantage of any list serves that may be offered by your professional organizations in your discipline.

General

Chronicle of Higher Education website: http://Chronicle.com/jobs/tools/

Website listing jobs in higher education: http://www.higheredjobs.com/

Website listing post-docs and non-academia, as well as academic positions: http://jobs.phds.org/

The University of Minnesota website describing the job search process: http://www1.umn.edu/ohr/teachlearn/tutorials/jobsearch/index.html

The University of California Berkley website with materials related to the job search process: https://career.berkeley.edu/phds/PhDAcademic.stm

Book

Vick, J. M., Furlong, J. S., & Heiberger, M. M. (2008). The Academic Job Search Handbook (4th ed.). Pennsylvania: University of Pennsylvania Press.

Education

http://www.aera.net

AERA has a section on their website dedicated to employment which has resources for both employers and persons seeking employment. There is an Online Job Board to search for employment.

Education job resources- http://www.aera.net/employment/Default.aspx?id=56

Library education job resources- http://www.alise.org/mc/page.do?sitePageId=55588&orgId=ali

Engineering

Engineeringjobs.com

Engineerjobs, the engineering job source, provides fast-loading and easily accessible job listings for engineers and technical professionals. You can browse or search engineering and technical jobs from all over the United States.

JustEngineers.net

Search from 1000's of Engineering Jobs. Register your CV to gain exposure to the UK's most active Engineering Industry Recruiters. Offers additional links to Defense, Aviation, and Construction related jobs in the UK

Humanities

English and Foreign Languages

Modern Language Association geared mostly for jobs in English and Foreign Languages:

http://www.mla.org/resources/jil/jil_career

http://www.awpwriter.org/careers/articles.htm

Social Sciences

APA.org

The American Psychology Association's Psych Careers page has interview and job talk tips and dos and don't for giving a job talk. There is also a link to the Preparing Future Faculty home page.

http://www.psychologicalscience.org/index.php/employment

The Association for Psychological Sciences Employment Network lists academic positions in all areas of psychology.

Sciences

Physics Today Career Network

http://www.aip.org/pt/jobs/

The Physics Today Career Network is considered by recruiters worldwide as the best resource - either in print or online - for posting open positions. This highly regarded, comprehensive classified section reaches more than 120,000 physicists, engineers and other scientists in a broad range of sectors from academia to industry to government and nonprofit organizations. Physics Today offers advertisers unmatched exposure and the best buy for their advertising dollar.

Jobs in Physics, Astronomy, and Other Fields

http://www.phys-astro.sonoma.edu/advisor/Jobs.html

This website has over 100 links to a variety of physics, astronomy, mathematics, and engineering related job sites.

Los Alamos National Laboratory Job Site

http://www.hr.lanl.gov/FindJob/

This website offers helpful hints on developing an effective resume or CV and cover letter.

Science, Math, and Engineering Career Resources

http://www.phds.org/

Information for scientists and would-be scientists at all levels. This includes jobs searches, career guides, and many related articles for both academic and industrial careers.