Ph.D. Career Resources: Jobs and Funding
Although there are many on-line job sites, the
"General Sites" and "Discipline-
below target Ph.D.'s looking for a variety of positions and funding.
These lists are by no means exhaustive: for example, check directly with
disciplinary societies, professional organizations, journals, trade
magazines, mentors, and career centers. The
"Useful Related Sites" aren't aimed at Ph.D.'s but include
sites that are among the most extensive currently on-line and are in
fields that might be of interest to Ph.D.'s. As most career counselors will attest, itís best not to job
hunt solely through the internet but to use these resources in
combination with other job search strategies.
Offers a collection of internet
resources for the academic job hunter, including links to faculty,
staff, and administrative positions.
Posts academic positions in a range of higher education and K-12
Posts academic positions around the world.
AERA, The Education and Research Network
Job and Career Opportunities: Posts academic, research and administrative
positions at universities and some businesses.
Fellowships and Other Competitions: Posts fellowships and grants,
especially those targeting research in the field of education.
Association of Community Colleges
Posts faculty, staff, and administrative positions.
Public Health Association https://secure.matrixgroup.net/apha/careermartSearch/jobs_search.cfm
Posts a range of professional positions in
for Educational Communications & Technology
Advertises positions for academics and professionals interested in
developing the use of educational technology.
In (and Out of) Science
Offers links to sites with academic, government and industry positions
and postdoctoral grants.
Planning Center for Beginning Scientists and Engineers http://www4.nas.edu/osep/cpcjobs.nsf
Posts employment, internship, fellowship, and postdoctoral positions,
as well as research funding.
Chronicle of Higher Education
Fellowships and Grant Proposals (Claremont Graduate University Writing
Offers information about writing grant proposals (gives sample proposals and
suggestions) and links to Sources
of Grant Funding in various academic fields.
H-Net Job Guide
Lists positions in history, the social sciences, and
Jobs in Higher Education
Lists faculty, part-time, administrative and staff positions and
colleges and universities.
Modern Language Association
See the Job Information List for openings in English and foreign
National Employment Bulletins
Posts positions in the liberal arts, arts, and the humanities.
National Association of Graduate-Professional
Grants and Fellowships Database
Posts a variety of funding resources. Note: membership
(individual and institutional) is required for access.
National Institutes of Health Research and
Lists postdoctoral, clinical, and tenure-track opportunities at N.I.H.
Posts a range of postdoctoral, academic, and non-academic
positions for scientific professionals around the world.
Posts academic, government or industry positions in the sciences
and mathematics around the world.
Lists post-doc positions nationwide.
Search for grants and fellowships in the Life Sciences.
together PhDs and academic employers by letting adjuncts post CVs and giving
academic employers access to a database of adjuncts' CVs.
The Riley Guide: Education & Instruction
Lists college, K-12, instructional technology, and other teaching
Russian and East European Institute: Employment
Not just for Russian and East European scholars. Offers several
pages of job postings and resources for humanities-related work
(teaching, non-profit, etc.) in the United States and abroad.
Posts life sciences and sciences positions at a variety of
institutions and organizations nationally and internationally.
Posts positions in bioscience and chemistry.
Science Next Wave: Index of Funding News and Resources
Consult the Grant Doctor, read profiles of successful grant winners, and browse
links to grants worldwide.
http://scijobs.org/ Posts jobs in biology, chemistry, biochemistry,
biotechnology, and a range of related science jobs from different
university, nonprofit, and industrial employers.
The Times Higher Education Supplement, Jobs
Posts higher education jobs around the world.
University Job Bank
Lists faculty and administrative/staff positions, post-doctoral
positions, government, non-profit organization jobs, and others.
Women in Higher Education
Lists faculty and administrative/staff positions by state as well
as institutions' human resources departments.
Lists job announcements from schools actively seeking women for
administrative or faculty positions.
American Chemical Society
Offers links to job postings for chemists as well as career resources.
American Institute of Chemical Engineers
Lists positions at AIChE, in industry and academia.
American Institute of Physics
Lists jobs and offers resume posting.
Lists jobs and offers resume posting, etc. in the career sections for students and
American Society for Engineering
Posts classifieds in ASEE's PRISM online magazine.
American Society for
Student Resources and Resources
for Underrepresented Minority Groups in the Life Sciences list employment opportunities, fellowships and other sources of
funding. Note: You must be a member to view most pages.
Posts positions in academic settings, sociological practice, and fellowships.
Lists vacancies in chemistry, biochemistry, pharmaceutical, and
chemical engineering fields and offers c.v. and resume posting.
Federation of American Societies for
Experimental Biology https://ns2.faseb.org/careerweb/
Lists positions in the medical, biomedical, and
Geological Society of
Lists positions, grants, and postdoctoral fellowships.
Posts US and international positions in academe, government,
industry, organizations, and museums.
Jobs in Library
and Information Technology
Not just for librarians. Posts positions in information as well
as library technology.
Posts philosophy openings around the world.
Posts positions for linguists seeking employment in the private sector.
Offers links to a variety of sites posting jobs in or related to
philosophy. Also has links to funding opportunities, philosophy
societies, journals, news groups, mailing lists, Etexts, syllabi, etc.
Women's Studies Database: Employment http://www.inform.umd.edu/EdRes/Topic/WomensStudies/Employment/
Posts women's studies positions nationwide.
Useful Related Sites:
Some of these sites are also listed as "Useful Related
Resources" on the Web Resources
Lists jobs, offers resume posting, lists current employers and
recruiters, and gives links to other resources.
Posts positions in and offers career information about the non-profit
Grant Managers Network Job Opportunities
Posts links to job postings in foundations, nonprofits, and philanthropy
Targets minority job seekers and provides articles, employer profiles,
reports, job postings, and more.
http://www.jobpilot.com/ Posts jobs in Europe and Asia, with some offerings in the rest of the
world. Note: each country's site is in its native language.
Sends a weekly mailing list with job offers for translators and
interpreters in many languages. Free trial issue; subscription rates
after that are $3/issue or $30/year.
Native American Jobs.com
Lists jobs by state for anyone interested in working on or near
Native American Indian Reservations.
Professionals for Nonprofits, Inc.
Places professionals in temporary and permanent positions with nonprofits in the
greater New York City area.
Posts job targetting bilingual professionals, offers online employment booths and job
fairs, and more.
Posts tech jobs searchable by location and keyword.
Posts "Current Job Openings" by category for U.S. Government jobs.
jobs by industry, location, and skills, experience level, and other criteria.
Wall Street Journal's Career Site
Lists jobs by industry, location and keyword.
Posts positions in companies by industry, location, and other criteria.
For women interested or working in high tech fields. Gives
members access to a job bank, international and local discussion
groups, local chapters, career advice, and more.
Links to job sites in government (state, city and national), industry,
Fortune 1000 companies, around the world, etc.