Selected Career Resources on the Internet for PhDs and Postdocs

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Academic Jobs Web Sites

Academic Careers Online
It includes faculty, research, post doc, adjunct, administrative, and senior management positions at community colleges, universities, and research institutes around the world.
This site is a collection of Internet resources for academic job hunters. It includes links to faculty, staff, and administrative announcements and is not restricted to teaching positions. does not publish individual positions on the site. is the web site for the Adjunct Advocate magazine. Their JOB-LIST allows you to search for faculty and administrative positions. It requires a username and password to view job descriptions.
American Association of Community Colleges (AACC)
The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) is the primary advocacy organization for community colleges at the national level. The Career Center is a collection of job announcements and the emphasis is on upper-level administrative positions. is a collection of faculty and administrative positions at community colleges. Users may also post their resume online. The site is administered by Schindler & Associates, an executive search/organizational development firm that focuses on the community college sector.
California Community Colleges Registry
It is a database containing the names, qualifications and desired positions of California Community College (CCC) faculty, support staff and management job applicants. is a nonprofit project of a Delaware-based Accrediting Commission. It aims at providing international academic and research community with an effective and easy-to-use job board. The service is free to all job seekers and employers.
Chronicle - Jobs
It is a listing of faculty, administrative, executive, and research positions from The Chronicle of Higher Education. Focus is primarily on US academic institutions, with listings from Canada, Asia, Australia and elsewhere. It is one of the largest collections of higher education employment opportunities on the Internet.
Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU)
The Christian Higher Education Career Center maintains a listing of job announcements provided by the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities. Users may search for administrative and faculty position openings at CCCU member and affiliate campuses. was founded in 1996 to list open positions at colleges and universities.
Jesuit College Job Bank
The Jesuit College Job Bank is a service provided by the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU). It provides information on positions available at all 28 Jesuit Colleges and Universities in the United States. - Education Jobs / Teaching Jobs
It provides a job listing of teaching positions mainly in the Mid Western states of the United States.
Scholarly Societies Projects
Scholarly Societies Projects provide links to thousands of scholarly societies across the world. Scholarly associations are in fact the primary sources of academic job listings. Some association web sites offer free access while others are for members only.
This commercial web site provides an online recruitment solution for colleges and universities to hire new faculty and administrators / staff.
Women in Higher Education
The Position Opening Section of Women in Higher Education monthly journal contains job announcements from schools that are seeking women candidates for faculty and administrative positions.

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