Recruitment Resources

Personal contacts through professional organizations, training facilities, and colleagues at other institutions are usually the most effective networking resources. You are encouraged to personally contact professional organizations in your field to request that the position announcement be shared with members, especially with any women's or minority caucuses. Making personal contacts with the caucuses is most likely to result in applicants for your position.

Directory of Ford Fellows

The foundation sponsors predoctoral, doctoral and postdoctoral recipients through the National Research Council. Please send your position announcements to
Electronic Addresses: You are encouraged to list your position announcement on websites and list-serves specific to your department or position which potential applicants are likely to read because of their interest in the subject. In addition, following are some general electronic resources that have been useful in other searches.

INSIGHT Into Diversity

Publication Office
1132 South Towne Square, Suite 203
St. Louis, Missouri 63123
(314) 200-9955, (800) 537-0655
National EEO Recruitment publication directed to females, minorities, veterans, and disabled persons as well as to all employment candidates. Specializes in higher education listings.

American Association of University Women

Marketing Office
1111 Sixteenth Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 785-7774

American College Personnel Association

One Dupont Circle N.W.
Washington, DC 20036-1110

The American Educational Research Association

1230 17th Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20036-3078
(202) 223-9485

American Indian Science and Engineering Society

5661 Airport Blvd.
Boulder, CO 80301
Contact: Norbert Hell

Association for Asian Studies

1021 East Huron Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Contact: Joan Dewey

BGESS Databases

The Future Black Faculty Database contains records of doctoral candidates, recent graduates, and professionals of African descent seeking tenure-track university faculty positions. The Black Faculty Database contains contact information for faculty of African descent who support the exchange of resources among future and current faculty members.

Careers and the Disabled

1160 East Jericho Turnpike, Ste. 200
Huntington, NY 11743

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania

Chicanos and Native Americans in Science

Contact: Mana Elena Zabala

200 Innovation Boulevard, Suite 205
State College, PA 16803
State College, PA (main office): 814-861-3082
Chicago, IL (operations office): 312-759-0118
Posting or editing a position - Amy Hoover

Hispanic-Serving Colleges and Universities

Historically/Predominantly Black Colleges and Universities

Lincoln University

National Black MBA Association, Inc.

National Physical Science Consortium (NPSC)

Graduate Fellowships in the Physical Sciences

National Society of Hispanic MBA's

The Academic Position Network

1655 124th Lane, NE
Blaine, MN 55449

The Spencer Foundation

875 N. Michigan Avenue
Suite 3930
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 337-7000

Tribal-Serving Colleges and Universities

University Faculty Voice

Historically Black Colleges & Universities
(715) 634-5226

Women's College and Universities

In addition to advertisements in journals published for specific disciplines and The Chronicle of Higher Education, a search committee might consider placing advertisements for faculty in journals that target specific groups. The Affirmative Action Office recommends:

The Black Collegian Online

Diverse Issues in Higher Education

10520 Warwick Ave.
Suite B-8
Fairfax, VA 22030-3136

The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education

17 Arcadian Ave., Ste. 202
Paramus, NJ 07652

Women in Higher Education

1934 Monroe Street
Madison, WI 53711
Women in Higher Education

Affirmative Action Office

Affirmative Action Office
328 Boucke, University Park, PA 16802
Phone: (814) 863-0471 V/TTY

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