Jobs in Higher Education

FIND THE RIGHT JOB IN HIGHER EDUCATION

A career in higher education is the most classic path for academics to take, with the ultimate goal being a tenured professorship. Not that long ago, it was effectively the only option for academics and still many of the most famous scientists enjoy balancing their research and writing with a teaching position at a university. The appeal of this final goal is clear: a permanent position with the variety of serious research, the time to work on long publications and the possibility to impart your knowledge to postgrads and undergrads alike. A chair at a university is a sure sign that you have achieved significant prestige in your field and is usually a reward for a number of high quality, peer-reviewed journal articles.

However, no academic is alone in recognising the perks this career path has to offer, and positions at all stages of the higher education career ladder are hotly contested. It is still the mainstream choice to choose a traditional doctorate at a university, and this is perhaps the simplest option. You will probably already have an insight into how higher ed institutions work, and may even know that where you did your undergraduate degree is where you want to stay for your postgraduate studies. However, as an early-career researcher things become even more competitive and you need to be prepared to consider many postdoc jobs before you find the one for you.

academics.com can be your guide as you work your way through your career in higher ed. No one automatically knows how to take the next step and it can be tricky to find out what you need to secure that perfect job in the perfect faculty of the perfect university. Here is where academics.com comes into its own. Here you can find information about doing a doctorate degree in Germany, networking for a successful career in academia, career prospects for postdocs, as well as all sorts of other content to help you maximise your career's potential and find the right higher education job.

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NISlab/CCIS invites applications for two positions as Professor or Associate Professor of Information Security (Computer Science). The positions will be central in a new research group focusing on cyber security of critical infrastructures, control systems and ICT-accessible objects and systems, as...
Gjøvik University College, Gjøvik, 10 June 2014
to be filled as soon as possible. The Chairperson of the Board of Directors is the official representative of the Foundation and shares responsibility for the operative management of the MDC with the Administrative Director. As Scientific Director, he/ she is responsible for the research areas...
MAX DELBRÜCK CENTER FOR MOLECULAR MEDICINE (MDC), Berlin-Buch, 17 July 2014
who will support the division's directors. The position is limited to three years. The Scientific Referent will serve as an interface between the directors, the service departments and the General Administration at the Max Planck Society in Munich. He/she will help the internal and external...
Max-Planck-Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert-Einstein-Institute), Potsdam-Golm, 10 July 2014
School of Management - Steyr Job focus: supply chain forecasting o supply chain resilience o ICT support for supply chains o collection and analysis of empirical data Qualification requirements: completed higher education (Master 's degree) o experience in statistical analysis, either qualitative or...
University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Steyr (Austria), 9 July 2014
The newly founded BAU International University of Applied Sciences in Berlin, Germany, is a private university with a strong international profile. This winter semester BAU International will offer four Bachelor study programs at two faculties - Business Administration and Design. BAU International...
BAU International University of Applied Sciences, Berlin, 5 July 2014
starting on 01.04.2015. The professorship represents research and teaching in the field of fundamental research as well as mathematically based methods for safety theory and quantitative risk assessment with a clear relation to applications in civil and environmental engineering problems. The...
Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover, Hannover, 3 July 2014
The successful applicant (male/female) represents the subject in its full depth in research and teaching. The position includes tasks in the field of patient care.The employment is made in accordance with § 50 para. 2 of the Higher Education Act of the State of Baden-Württemberg. The professorship...
Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Freiburg i.B., 1 July 2014
The European University of Applied Sciences (EUFH) is a private university that has been recognized and approved by the German government. As one of few the EUFH has been granted an accreditation of ten years without reserve by the German Council of Science and Humanities in 2008. All EUFH study...
Europäische Fachhochschule (EUFH), Rostock, 30 June 2014
Job description : The position is part of SCCER-CREST, the Swiss Competence Centre for Energy Research that focuses on economic, social and legal aspects of the transition of energy systems (https://sccer-crest.unibas.ch). The successful candidate is expected to contribute strongly to the planned...
University of Neuchâtel, http://www2.unine.ch/seco/page-2274_en.html, 30 June 2014
commencing at the earliest opportunity. It is expected the representation of one or more subject areas, such as philosophy of technology, cultural studies, technology assessment, methodology and philosophy of culture science and/or engineeringsciences in research and teaching. The candidate will be...
Brandenburg University of Technology (BTU) Cottbus?Senftenberg, Cottbus, 18 June 2014
The German University in Cairo- GUC (Cairo Campus)  Architecture and Urban Design Program The German University in Cairo invites applications for the following vacancies to be filled during the academic year 2014/2015: Description: The German University in Cairo is looking for highly capable and...
The German University in Cairo, Cairo, 9 June 2014
The German University in Cairo- GUC (Cairo Campus)  Architecture and Urban Design Program The German University in Cairo invites applications for the following vacancies to be filled during the academic year 2014/2015: Description The German University in Cairo is looking for highly capable and...
The German University in Cairo, Cairo, 9 June 2014
The German University in Cairo- GUC (Cairo Campus)  Architecture and Urban Design Program The German University in Cairo invites applications for the following vacancies to be filled during the academic year 2014/2015 Description: The German University in Cairo is looking for highly capable and...
The German University in Cairo, Cairo, 9 June 2014
The German University in Cairo- GUC (Cairo Campus) Architecture and Urban Design Program The German University in Cairo invites applications for the following vacancies to be filled during the academic year 2014/2015 Description: The German University in Cairo is looking for highly capable and...
The German University in Cairo, Cairo, 9 June 2014
The German University in Cairo- GUC (Cairo Campus) Civil Engineering Program   The German University in Cairo invites applications for the following vacancies to be filled during the academic year 2014/2015     Position Description:   The German University in Cairo is looking for highly able and...
The German University in Cairo, Cairo, 9 June 2014
The German University in Cairo- GUC (Cairo Campus) Civil Engineering Program   The German University in Cairo invites applications for the following vacancies to be filled during the academic year 2014/2015   Position Description:   The German University in Cairo is looking for highly able and...
The German University in Cairo, Cairo, 9 June 2014
The German University in Cairo- GUC (Cairo Campus) Civil Engineering Program   The German University in Cairo invites applications for the following vacancies to be filled during the academic year 2014/2015     Position Description:   The German University in Cairo is looking for highly able and...
The German University in Cairo, Cairo, 9 June 2014
The German University in Cairo- GUC (Cairo Campus) Faculty of Engineering and Material Sciences   The German University in Cairo invites applications for the following vacancies to be filled during the academic year 2014/2015     Position Description: The German University in Cairo is looking for...
The German University in Cairo, Cairo, 9 June 2014
The German University in Cairo- GUC (Cairo Campus) Faculty of Engineering and Material Sciences   The German University in Cairo invites applications for the following vacancies to be filled during the academic year 2014/2015   Position Description The German University in Cairo is looking for...
The German University in Cairo, Cairo, 9 June 2014
The German University in Cairo- GUC (Cairo Campus) Faculty of Engineering and Material Sciences   The German University in Cairo invites applications for the following vacancies to be filled during the academic year 2014/2015     Position Description: The German University in Cairo is looking for...
The German University in Cairo, Cairo, 9 June 2014
The German University in Cairo- GUC (Cairo Campus) Faculty of Applied Science and Arts The German University in Cairo invites applications for the following vacancies to be filled during the academic year 2014/2015 Position Description: The German University in Cairo is looking for highly able and...
The German University in Cairo, Cairo, 9 June 2014
The German University in Cairo- GUC (Cairo Campus) Faculty of Applied Science and Arts The German University in Cairo invites applications for the following vacancies to be filled during the academic year 2014/2015 Position Description: The German University in Cairo is looking for highly able and...
The German University in Cairo, Cairo, 9 June 2014
The German University in Cairo- GUC (Cairo Campus) Faculty of Applied Science and Arts The German University in Cairo invites applications for the following vacancies to be filled during the academic year 2014/2015 Position Description: The German University in Cairo is looking for highly able and...
The German University in Cairo, Cairo, 9 June 2014
The German University in Cairo- GUC (Cairo Campus) Faculty of Applied Science and Arts   The German University in Cairo invites applications for the following vacancies to be filled during the academic year 2014/2015   Position Description:   The German University in Cairo is looking for highly able...
The German University in Cairo, Cairo, 9 June 2014
The German University in Cairo- GUC (Cairo Campus) Faculty of Applied Science and Arts   The German University in Cairo invites applications for the following vacancies to be filled during the academic year 2014/2015   Position Description:   The German University in Cairo is looking for highly able...
The German University in Cairo, Cairo, 9 June 2014
The German University in Cairo- GUC (Cairo Campus) Faculty of Applied Science and Arts The German University in Cairo invites applications for the following vacancies to be filled during the academic year 2014/2015 Position Description: The German University in Cairo is looking for highly able and...
The German University in Cairo, Cairo, 9 June 2014
The German University in Cairo- GUC (Cairo Campus) Faculty of Applied Science and Arts The German University in Cairo invites applications for the following vacancies to be filled during the academic year 2014/2015 Position Description: The German University in Cairo is looking for highly able and...
The German University in Cairo, Cairo, 9 June 2014
The German University in Cairo- GUC (Cairo Campus) Faculty of Management Technology   The German University in Cairo invites applications for the following vacancies to be filled at the beginning or during the academic year 2014/2015   Position Description:   Teaching assignments encompass graduate...
The German University in Cairo, Cairo, 9 June 2014
The German University in Cairo- GUC (Cairo Campus) Faculty of Management Technology   The German University in Cairo invites applications for the following vacancies to be filled during the academic year 2014/2015     Position Description and Qualifications:   Teaching assignments encompass graduate...
The German University in Cairo, Cairo, 9 June 2014
The German University in Cairo- GUC (Cairo Campus) Faculty of Management Technology   The German University in Cairo invites applications for the following vacancies to be filled during the academic year 2014/2015   Position Description and Qualifications:   Teaching assignments encompass graduate...
The German University in Cairo, Cairo, 9 June 2014
The German University in Cairo- GUC (Cairo Campus) Faculty of Pharmacy and Biotechnology   The German University in Cairo invites applications for the following vacancies to be filled during the academic year 2014/2015   Position Description and Qualifications:   The German University in Cairo is...
The German University in Cairo, Cairo, 9 June 2014
The German University in Cairo- GUC (Cairo Campus) Faculty of Management Technology   The German University in Cairo invites applications for the following vacancies to be filled during the academic year 2014/2015     Position Description and Qualifications:   Teaching assignments encompass graduate...
The German University in Cairo, Cairo, 9 June 2014
The German University in Cairo- GUC (Cairo Campus) Faculty of Pharmacy and Biotechnology   The German University in Cairo invites applications for the following vacancies to be filled during the academic year 2014/2015   Position Description and Qualifications:   The successful candidate is expected...
The German University in Cairo, Cairo, 9 June 2014
The German University in Cairo- GUC (Cairo Campus) Faculty of Pharmacy and Biotechnology   The German University in Cairo invites applications for the following vacancies to be filled during the academic year 2014/2015       Position Description and Qualifications:   The successful candidate is...
The German University in Cairo, Cairo, 9 June 2014
BI Norwegian Business School, Department of Strategy and Logistics, is searching for a professor/ associate professor in Logistics, Operations and/or Supply Chain Management with focus on applied research. The Department of Strategy and Logistics offers teaching and undertakes research on strategic...
BI Norwegian Business School, Oslo, 14 May 2014