Websites for Earth Scientists on the academic job hunt

This is a list of the websites I use to search for academic jobs in the Earth Sciences (geophysics, geology, oceanography, meteorology, etc). They've been very useful to me (I found my current position through the CIG mailing list) and I hope that this post can help others who are looking to take the next step in their academic careers.

These sites list everything from Masters and PhD scholarships to postdoc positions and tenure-track professorships. Note that they are biased toward the US, Canada, Oceania, and Europe.

Mailing lists

Sign up for these and get email updates when new opportunities are posted (most are updated daily):

Job boards

These sites don't offer email updates or feeds to which you can subscribe. You'll have to check them periodically. I leave them as pinned tabs on Firefox and look at them once every other day.

Non-English language jobs

For the many scientists out there in the world 🌏 👋:

Did I miss any? Let me know and I'll add them to the post (or better yet, send a pull request).


The picture of sandstone from the thumbnail image is by Kevin Walsh and licensed CC-BY 2.0.



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