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Early Career Member Resources

Resources compiled by 新加坡六合彩开奖’s Early Career Scholars Committee. For additions to this list or questions/comments, please contact Marta Ostovich.听


Early Career Scholars LinkedIn Page

Jobs

Job Advertisements
  • : Job posting for community colleges
  • : Current opportunities in museum careers.听
  • : Job listings in digital humanities.
  • : A meta-collection of Internet resources that have been gathered for the academic job hunter. Not limited to teaching positions.
  • : Job postings for faculty/research, administrative, executive, educational, for-profit, non-profit, and governmental positions.
  • : Administrative, faculty, and executive jobs.
  • : Jobs in history, museums, archives and the digital humanities. Most History jobs are posted here and sometimes only here.
  • : Jobs, internships, and volunteering for the social good.
  • : An aggregator for U.S. jobs of all kinds. You can create useful alerts based upon keywords.
  • : An aggregator and search engine for current jobs across multiple disciplines. Based in the UK but searches globally.
  • : Listing for journalism jobs, including newspapers, tv, radio, publishing, online media, trade publications, PR/Media Relations/Communications, nonprofit/academia/government, financial/technology, and diversity.
  • : Job listings in public history.
  • : Posts job listings in the intersection between archaeology, heritage, and media.
  • : Frequently updated blog with job postings in archaeology from all over the world.
  • : Frequently updated blog with job postings in Biblical Studies and Theology.
  • : Search extensive job database for faculty and staff positions as well as postdoctoral and science jobs.
  • : American federal government jobs.
Books on Job Searching
  • : A classic book for job seekers and a practical guide that helps you think through matching up your aptitudes and abilities with gainful employment.
  • : An opinionated guide by a former department chair that demystifies the process of faculty searches from what to wear to how to format your CV. For best effect, read this guide early on in your graduate career because there are things that you could already be doing to better position yourself in the competitive world of academic job seeking. For example, there are useful chapters on how to structure grant and fellowship applications and how to become a plausible candidate for jobs outside the academy.
  • : A guide that explains how networking works in the digital age and how to leverage your contacts to break through digital gatekeepers at prospective employers. A particularly useful guide for people who want to pivot from academia to external professions.
  • : Cal Newport provides relevant career advice for any stage of one鈥檚 education. Newport uses case studies–including a PhD in anthropology–to break down what makes work feel meaningful and how folks find exceptional careers that they love.

Grants and Fellowships

Individual Granting Organizations
  • : Non-profit organization that facilitates research on the history and cultures of the Near East based in Jerusalem
  • ): Resource for fieldwork and research in Jordan through various funding sources
  • 新加坡六合彩开奖: These resources are listed under the Fellowship section of this website
  • : Mary Louise Mussell Student Travel Fellowship
  • : Graduate and post-graduate fellowships on Iraq-related topics for U.S. citizens
  • : Fellowships in a variety of fields to conduct research in Egypt
  • : Graduate and postdoctoral fellowships for research in a variety of fields
  • : Fellowships for research in Turkey
  • : APS Franklin Grants are an excellent post PhD target
  • : Scholarships for participation on excavations taking place in the “Biblical World”
  • : Doctoral and postdoctoral grants for fellows to visit and carry out research within their network of ‘Overseas Research Centers.’ Eligible country: U.S.A. (& foreign national postdoc scholars who have been residents in the U.S. min. 3 years)
  • : For postdoctoral research that would take place at a European University.
  • : Fulbright Scholar program. Eligible country: U.S. scholars and visiting scholars (international) to the U.S.
  • : Foundation offering financial support for the arts and humanities ()
  • : Variety of funding opportunities within the United States at various career levels. Eligible country: U.S.A.
  • : Anthropology and archaeology geared grants for doctoral-level research and above. Eligible country: U.S.A.
  • : Project-based funding focused in conservation, education, research, storytelling, or technology in response to themes provided by NG
  • : Masters, PhD, post-doctoral fellowships. Main granting agency in Canada.
  • Grants and fellowships for graduate and post-graduate anthropologists
General Fellowship Resource Pages
  • : List of internal and external funding sources recommended by the Archaeology Institute at Brown University
  • : List of internal and external funding sources recommended by the Archaeology Inst. at Cornell University
  • : List of internal and external funding sources recommended by the Archaeology Dept. at Boston University
  • : List of internal and external funding sources recommended by the Archaeology Dept. at UNC

General Resources

  • (AACC): A collection of resources for community college students. They offer resources like job postings and advice on applying for grants and fellowships tailored to community college students.
  • (AAUP): The AAUP is a nonprofit membership association of faculty and other academic professionals that works to聽define fundamental professional values and standards for higher education, advance the rights of academics, particularly as those rights pertain to academic freedom and shared governance, and promote the interests of higher education teaching and research.
  • : Guide for doctoral graduates in history (and by extension the humanities) on how to pursue a wide spectrum of career opportunities that includes the professoriate, higher education administration, cultural institutions and other nonprofits, government, public education, and the private sector.
  • : Beyond the Professoriate is a public benefit corporation with a mission to empower PhDs to build impactful careers and engaged lives, wherever smart people are needed. To do this, they provide career education and professional development to graduate students and PhDs in humanities, social sciences, and STEM disciplines.
  • (CCRC): CCRC is a leader in the field of community college research and reform. Their work provides a foundation for innovations in policy and practice that help give every community college student the best chance of success.
  • Contingent聽is a non-profit history magazine. Our writers are adjuncts, museum workers, independent scholars鈥攁ll people who work outside the tenure-track professoriate.
  • (UC Berkeley): This guide has information on preparing for your job search, internships, sources for jobs and internships, resume and letter writing, successful interviewing, and internship and job offers.
  • : Explore structured self-assessment of skills, job analysis activity, and transferable skills for humanists.
  • : For graduate students, they offer a skills-based program for strategic planning, dissertation writing, mentoring, and the job search processes.
  • (NISOD): NISOD provides budget-friendly, high-quality, and faculty-focused programs and resources for community and technical colleges.
  • (STECA): STECA is an international network for doctoral students and early career researchers, currently based at the University of Birmingham. Their aim is to create a virtual common room to support early career researchers wherever they are based.
  • : A career-advising blog for would-be academics launched by former professor Karen Kelsky in 2011
  • : The Versatile PhD mission is to help graduate students, ABDs and PhDs identify, prepare for and excel in professional careers.
    • NOTE: Your university needs to have a subscription to access the resources
  • : Non-profit organization that facilitates research on the history and cultures of the Near East based in Jerusalem

Early Career Video Library

Resource Videos
Brown Bag Lunch Series Videos
  • (February 23, 2024)
  • (September 22, 2023)
  • (March 31, 2023)
  • (April 8, 2022)
  • (March 18, 2022)
  • (February 4, 2021)
  • 聽(October 8, 2020)
  • 聽(April 2, 2020)
  • (Helen Dixon, November 23, 2019)
Videos (co-organized by Open Context and Early Career Scholars Committee)
  • 聽(September 15, 2021)
  • (October 20, 2021)
  • (November 10, 2021)
Research in Action Series聽Videos
  • 聽(April 22, 2022)