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May. 16th, 2009

cookie monster


Anybody have experience teaching at Axia College of University of Phoenix?

I thought it might be good to teach online for some extra cash, but they don't seem to pay much. Anybody hear anything through the grapevine about what it is like to work for them?

May. 6th, 2009

Blind Men


Jobs in Academia

I've written about this on my main blog in the last month, but note that no one has picked it up here. The mainstream media has been awash with articles about the economic crisis hitting academia and the job market drying up. Most of them have probably been discussed in other forums on LJ, but thought it would be good to link here. You can read them on via my main blog at:



Aug. 25th, 2008

Blind Men


PhD Comics Job board

Fans of PhD comics might already have noticed their job board... but I haven't until tonight.


Jul. 17th, 2008

Tiger Tiger


Post-Doc - Developmental Psychology (London)

Developmental Psychology: Coherence and Disorders of the Autobiographical Self
Investigation of the development of social cognition in adolescence, using a range of methodolo­gies including the Child and Adolescent Attachment Interview, theory of mind tasks and behavioural measures of mentalisation to detect early antecedents of Borderline Personality Dis­order (BPD) and to develop specific treatment concepts (London, Prof.Fonagy).

Experienced Researcher
We still invite applications for an Experienced Researchers position (ER London, min. 4 / max. 10 years research experience) from highly motivated postgraduates coming from the neurosci­ences, medicine, psychology and philosophy. Qualified women are especially encouraged to apply.

Starting date of the position is as soon as possible (duration 24 months).

If you are interested in this position, please send your application (pref­erably by email, and by naming the post you are interested in) including CV and, if possible, two refer­ences (name, email, phone) to the network coordinator:

Prof. Thomas Fuchs, Thomas.Fuchs(at)med.uni-heidelberg.de; Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Heidelberg, Vossstr. 2; D-69115 Heidelberg, Germany.


The mobility condition for Research Training Networks implies that, as a rule, researchers have to be appointed in a country different from their own nationality.

No closing date. Submissions accepted until the position is filled.

Nov. 13th, 2007

water drop


Asst Prof Position in History and Religion

Green Mountain College, an innovative liberal arts college with an environmental focus in Vermont’s beautiful Lake District, invites applications for a new assistant professorship starting in August 2008 in Middle Eastern/European History and Religious Studies in the comparative social and cultural history of the Middle East and/or medieval Europe, preferably with expertise in world history and the history and philosophy of Islam and/or other forms of monotheism. The successful candidate will contribute to the History major, Religious Studies minor, and the interdisciplinary Environmental Liberal Arts General Education Program. Qualifications include demonstrated teaching experience at the college level, interest in cross-disciplinary teaching, potential for or demonstrated scholarship in the area of specialization, and a Ph.D. in History, Religious Studies, or related area.

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Green Mountain College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
Green Mountain College is a member of the Eco-League consortium of environmentally-themed colleges: http://www.ecoleague.org.
Please see our website at http://www.greenmtn.edu

Nov. 5th, 2007



Tenure-Track Position in New Media/Interactive Arts: NorthWestern

Oct. 23rd, 2007

Blind Men


Tenure Stream Asst. Prof Position at OISE/UT in Anti-Racist Feminist Studies

Anti-racist and Feminist Studies in Globalization and Education

The Department of Sociology and Equity Studies in Education, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, invites applications for a tenure-stream position in anti-racist and feminist studies in globalization, immigration and education. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will begin July 1, 2008.

We seek candidates with expertise in anti-racist and feminist theory of education, with a specialization in studies of globalization, transnationalism, migration and immigration.

The preferred candidate’s research and publications will further our understanding of the intersections among anti-racist, feminist, political economy and/or critical sociology perspectives in a global context. The successful candidate will be expected to teach and develop courses in the graduate program and in the initial teacher education program, and to supervise graduate students. S/he will have a doctoral degree, a record of research and publications, and a record of teaching courses at the post-secondary level. Ability to teach/supervise in French would be an asset. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applications, which must include an up-to-date curriculum vitae, should be submitted by November 15, 2007, to Professor Kari Dehli, Chair, Department of Sociology and Equity Studies in Education, OISE, 252 Bloor Street West, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 1V6, Canada. E-mail address: globaled@oise.utoronto.ca Three signed confidential letters of reference should be sent directly to Professor Dehli by the same date.

For more information, please visit the OISE website at: http://www.oise.utoronto.ca or the department’s website at: http://www.oise.utoronto.ca/depts/sese/

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

Oct. 6th, 2007

Blind Men


Recruitment of Policy Leaders Annual Campaign

This is for the Canadians in the room...

Are you an exceptional Canadian graduate student (in either a Canadian or International univ.)? Thinking about your future? Have you considered joining the Federal Public Service as a senior policy analyst and making a difference that way?

The annual recruitment campaign for the Recruitment of Policy Leaders program is on from Oct. 12-26.

Your field of study is irrelevant in that the federal government needs all manner of expertise & no matter what you do, they probably have a place for you!

Read up on it here & apply online

And if you think you meet the eligibility criteria, apply!

xo J.

P.S. I am an RPLer, so feel free to ask me questions about it.

Aug. 30th, 2007

Blind Men


4 Posts in Education in New Zealand


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Aug. 3rd, 2007

Jacquelyn the younger


Tenure-track position at UW Madison Geography in biogeography/global change

University of Wisconsin-Madison. Assistant Professor of Geography,
tenure-track position in the biogeographic aspects of global change.
Preference will be given to broadly trained applicants whose research
and teaching interests complement existing departmental strengths in
Physical Geography and People-Environment studies. Possible research
areas include, but are not limited to, historical and current human
impacts on ecosystems, ecological responses and risks related to global
environmental change, and processes governing biological diversity,
especially human activities. Duties include teaching undergraduate and
graduate courses, and developing a strong program of research and
publication. Nine-month, academic year position starting August 25,
2008. For more information on Geography at UW-Madison, see
http://www.geography.wisc.edu/. To apply for this position, send a
letter describing research and teaching interests, a CV, and three
letters of reference to the address below.

Apply: Joseph A. Mason, Recruitment Committee Chair, Department of
Geography, 160 Science Hall, 550 N. Park St., Madison, WI 53706-1491.
All application materials must be
received by November 1, 2007

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