Finding and Applying for Jobs

From the job search to the negotiation process, this page has the resources you'll need when you're getting ready to move to the next step of your career.

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Planning your job search

  • Use networking and job boards to find postdoc, faculty, and industry positions
  • Considerations for dual-career searches

Application materials

  • Develop application materials for postdoc, faculty, and industry positions
  • See samples for different job types, including faculty positions at different institution types


  • Components of an interview: Phone or video interview, job talk or demonstration, 1:1 interview
  • Interviews for postdoc positions and faculty positions
  • How to use the interview to avoid a bad fit


  • Understanding compensation in industry
  • How to ask for what you need in a faculty negotiation
  • Negotiation for postdoc positions

Upcoming Events


Mastering the Art of Uncomfortability: How to Network

Date: April 3, 2023
Time: 3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Info Session II: Peer Teams, Spring 2023

Date: April 4, 2023
Time: 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Communicating Science to Nonscientists with Jean-luc Doumont

Date: April 14, 2023
Time: 10:30 a.m. - -12:30 p.m.

Evidence-Based Teaching Course (STEP-UP) Opens

Date: June 5, 2023
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.