Applying for a Job: Job Search Resources

On this page, you will find a sampling of some of the most common job search resources for cell biologists, and researchers in other life science disciplines alike. In addition to these resources, it is also beneficial to frequently visit the Career Opportunities pages of specific research institutes to which you are interested in applying.

Nature Jobs  Registration for a free account is required to gain access to all resources on the website. It is a very good resource if you are looking for a job in institutes abroad. You can save your searches, post your resume and research statement. You can also sign up for automated email alerts for newly posted jobs that meet your pre-set criteria.http://www.nature.com/naturejobs/index.html

Science Careers  Registration for a free account is required to gain access to all resources on the website. It is a very good resource if you are looking for a job in US-based institutes. You can save your searches, post your resume and research statement. You can also sign up for automated email alerts for newly posted jobs that meet your pre-set criteria. It is also a great resource center for job and grant application development. http://sciencecareers.sciencemag.org/

BioCareers An excellent job posting bulletin used by institutes such as Duke, John Hopkins, the UC system, Princeton, Yale and Harvard. Registration for a free account requires authentication of your status as an academic researcher (usually takes 3-5 days). You can save your searches, post your resume and research statement. You can also sign up for automated email alerts for newly posted jobs that meet your pre-set criteria. http://biocareers.com/

Higher Education Recruitment Consortium  This a consortium of nearly all major research institutes in the US and a centralized place for job posting. Registration for a free account is required to gain access to all resources on the website. You can save your searches, and can sign up for automated email alerts for newly posted jobs that meet your pre-set criteria. If you have a LinkedIn, Facebook or Twitter account, you can use those credentials to sign into the HERC website.  http://www.hercjobs.org/home/index.cfm?site_id=793

Indeed  Unlike job search resources listed above, this is more generic search engine. It collates job postings from across the web, much like Google. Registration for a free account is required to gain access to all resources on the website. You can save your searches, post your resume and research statement. You can also sign up for automated email alerts for newly posted jobs that meet your pre-set criteria. http://www.indeed.com/ 

ResearchGate - Cell Biology Jobs Collaborative independent website, the Department of Cell Biology and UMMS assume no responsibility for the content on this site. http://www.researchgate.net/jobs/546_cell_biology