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Enhancing the academic careers of women in science, technology, engineering, & mathematics

Enhancing the academic careers of women in science, technology, engineering, & mathematics

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Marketing Venues for Broadening the Applicant Pool

Association for Women in Science maintains a job listings page.


The Black Graduate Engineering and Science Students of Berkeley helps to recruit and mentor African American graduate students in engineering and the sciences.


Career Exposure, Inc. is a 100 percent women owned internet recruitment tool.  It is recognized as a leader in women and minority recruiting.


Faculty for the Future is “dedicated to linking a diverse pool of women and underrepresented minority candidates from engineering, science, and business with faculty and research positions at universities across the country.”


The idea for came from The Black Collegian Magazine, which has helped African-American college students since 1970.  It works to help minorities find jobs and provides tools to help members succeed.  It also works to provide each group with political, economic, and spiritual information relating to their ethnic group.


The Minority Scholar-in-Residence Program is a consortium established by more than 20 national liberal arts colleges that encourages underrepresented candidates to consider teaching and research careers at liberal arts colleges.


The Minority and Women Doctoral Directory provides up-to-date information on recent and prospective candidates for Doctoral or Master’s degrees from one of approximately two hundred major research universities in the United States. The most recent edition of the directory lists about “4,500 Black, Hispanic, American Indian, Asian American, and women students in nearly 80 fields in the sciences, engineering, the social sciences and the humanities.” The directories are available for purchase online.


The National Academies maintains a search-by-discipline directory of organizations encouraging women in science and engineering.


The National Employment Minority Network is committed to helping schools and organizations recruit minority students and professionals.  It has worked with over 300 schools since 1994, assisting thousands of minority students and professionals.


The National Minority Faculty Identification Program is sponsored by Southwestern University and is currently in its 19th year of service.  Its purpose is to help member institutions and minority candidates who are seeking first-time or advanced faculty positions in higher education.


National Science Foundation Survey of Earned Doctorates is published yearly. Though NSF does not list individual doctorate recipients, it does provide information which can help you determine how many women and underrepresented scholars will be available in various fields. This information, in turn, can help you determine whether the composition of the applicant pool you have created reflects the reality of available candidates.


The New England Board of Higher Educatioconducts a science doctoral program and a 12-month dissertation scholar-in-residence program and produces a directory of advanced underrepresented graduate students seeking faculty positions.


Recruitment Sources page at Rutgers page at Rutgers lists several resources that can be helpful in recruiting women and underrepresented candidates.


Rice University ADVANCE Database allows Faculty and staff to access the database in order to search for talented women faculty candidates in all science and engineering
disciplines. It allows for search by science and engineering department or research interest keyword, access to contact information and research statements, download access to candidate CVs, and save search results to Excel. Use the following login information:

Username:  facultysearch
Password:  women06


Society of Women Engineers maintains an online career fair, searchable both by candidates and institutions seeking applicants.


The Southern Regional Educational Board works with 16 member states to increase faculty diversity.


The WISE Directories publishes free annual listings of underrepresented and women Ph.D. recipients, fully searchable by discipline.

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