Careers and PlanningDo you know what you want to do when you grow up? Here are some general resources to help you figure out which track you want to pursue. Interior pages will help with specifics for academic and non-academic (inaccurately called "alternative") careers, as well as what you do once you get there.
Finding a job: links and listings
- Ads in journals focus on research positions, especially those in academe:
- Free job listings from the Chronicle of Higher Education. The most recent listings require a paid subscription, but the ones from past weeks are available for free. This site includes typical teaching faculty positions as well as administrative positions and searches can be restricted geographically.
- NatureJobs, a free site that includes additional resources.
- ScienceJobs is a new site from Cell, Biomednet and New Scientist journals, with bioscience positions in industry, government, and academia
- Online resources for jobs in Biology from the Chronicle of Higher Education
- SCWIST on-line work pathfinder: Guiding Women in Science into the Workplace
- The Bionet newsgroup Jobs Offered board
- Commercial sites Obligatory Disclaimer: Listing here is not an
endorsement of any commercial entity.
- Bio Online Career Center
- BioSpace Career Center: Biotech and Pharma jobs
- Pharma/Biotech jobs database for corporate job ads.
- Sciweb focuses on jobs in industry
- Jumping Pills: a job site for the Pharmaceutical Industry
- Academic and non-academic positions are posted at University Job Bank, which also has a section just for postdocs
- Alkami Bioscience Career links
- Bioview.com, another commercial job site
- Advancingwomen.net provides resume posting for professional women.
- Employment links for biomedical scientists is a clearinghouse of useful links and job ads.
- FASEB career resources
- Employment links for biomedical scientists--huge collection of all sorts of job listings links including academic, search firms, etc.
- International Academic Job Market Science listings.
- Online job sites, an exhaustive list from U.C.Davis. Includes grades and reviews.
- Job listings from the US Fish and Wildlife Service.