Career events

  • Postdoc hiring session – Getting an Academic Position in a COVID Era: Stories from Recent Assistant Professors (YouTube)
    Recent faculty hires Mauricio Cantor (Oregon State University), Jenn Hellmann (University of Dayton), Mauricio Ibañez-Mejia (University of Arizona), Morgan Levy (UC San Diego), and Samer Naif (Georgia Tech) share their insights on landing their first faculty positions after postdoctoral assignments, and having to contend with the interview process, relocating and setting up a new lab, all during COVID! Moderated by Professor LuAnne Thompson, School of Oceanography.

Career resources

  • Research Exchange
    Over 90% of postdoc jobs at R1 universities are funded from grants and contracts to faculty. How do you find out about them? By being a part of the network. The Research Exchange supports postdocs and Ph.D. students who have advanced to candidacy in the fields of Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Computer Sciences, and Engineering with travel funds to visit and network at one of eight prestigious R1 partner universities. The Research Exchange has grown out of NSF-AGEP, which is dedicated to “increasing the number of underrepresented minorities obtaining graduate degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.”
  • Earth and Environmental Science Jobs
    Crowd-sourced list of Tenure Track/Permanent jobs, Non-Tenure Track Faculty, and Postdoc positions, managed by the Earth Science Women’s Network.  Contains both current year, as well as historical data for comparison.
  • Postdoc Academy
    The Postdoc Academy is a comprehensive online and in-person program built on the National Postdoctoral Association core competencies to support skill development throughout postdoc training, from orientation to next career step.  They also offer small group learning sessions to connect with other postdocs taking their MOOCs simultaneously and mentoring resources, both for mentors and mentees.