It’s job season! If you’re on the market for an academic position, where do you look?* Here are the resources I know of. Suggest others in the comments!
I think the ecology and evolution-specific resources (and word of mouth) are probably responsible for most people learning about positions. I know some schools think it’s important to put a job ad in Science, but I personally don’t think that matters. People I know are using wikis and listservs to find positions, and a print ad in Science isn’t likely to even be on their radar; to me, that money seems like it could be better used for something else.
But that’s just my impression. Here’s a quick poll for those of you who’ve been on the job market in the past 3-4 years:
It will be interesting to see how people are finding jobs to apply for!
Thanks to Katie Boes for the post idea!
*In the future, I’d like to do a post on where to look for non-academic positions. Leave suggestions in the comments!