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How to Find a Chemistry Job?

1. Many Scientific Societies have job databases:

American Association for Advancement of Science (AAAS) “Science Careers”

American Chemical Society

American Physical Society

Biophysical Society 

2. Academic Specific Databases

The Chronicle of Higher Education

HigherEdJobs.com

TedJob.com

Academic Keys

3. Academic Training Opportunities at UVA

The UVA Teaching Resource Center runs a training program on how to prepare for an academic career, Tomorrow’s Professor Today, that may be interesting.

4. Scientific Job Search Engines 

Job Search engines

5. Networking

Talk to professors you know in your department and within your field. Ask them if they have any former students in high places at particular places. Could the professor forward your CV to this contact? Often applications are submitted to HR offices of companies so be sure to submit the application in an official manner as well as having your contact forward it along.

6. Helpful advice about job hunting and negotiating

Negotiating the Ideal Faculty Position

Academic Job Interview Questions