Academic Job Search
Types of Colleges and Universities
If you're working on your dissertation or have just completed graduate school, you're probably loking ahead to going on the academic job market. The first step in applying for any position is to determine the type of institution you're dealing with. Understand the varying types of institutions in order to consider how to best present your skills and abilities.
Locating Academic Positions
Looking for an academic position? Check out this list of resources for locating academic positions
What is an assistant professor?
What is an associate professor?
What is a professor?
What is tenure?
What is an adjunct professor?
The Assistant Professor's Guide to the Galaxy
A guide to survival and success in academia. (pdf file)
Nine Key Negotiating Points
Get what you're worth.
Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education
The leading taxonomy of colleges and universities. Here you'll learn how the number of Ph.D.s graduated per year by an institution contributes to its placement in the Carnegie Classification. A great resource for researching institutions.