Where to look

Where to look?


Science Jobs

  • For clinical laboratory jobs, check out: Lighthouse recruiting.
  • Employment opportunities listed on the websites of companies in industries you are targeting.
  • Also use word-of-mouth, connecting to the head of HR of a firm in which you're interested, etc.

Columbia University's Center for Career Education also provides a terrific list of resources for non-Academic Career Options for Ph.Ds in the Humanities and Social Sciences.

Postdoctoral positions in the Boston Area
Below you can find some information and job listings for prospective postdocs. However, this may not be the best vehicle for finding a postdoc position. Often it is more efficient to identify a PI conducting work in your specific area of interest, and to email that PI directly with your CV and cover letter. In addition to literature searches, faculty members often have web pages that will provide you with information regarding their research. 

Some of Harvard's hospitals may have some postdoctoral fellow job postings listed on their HR websites:

BIDMC: https://research.bidmc.harvard.edu/Data/Job.asp?Submit=Change&Type=Jobs
BWH: http://www.brighamandwomens.org/about_bwh/careers/default.aspx
CHB:  http://www.childrenshospital.org/career-opportunities
HSPH: http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/academics/fellowships/
DFCI: http://www.dana-farber.org/Careers.aspx
Joslin: http://www.joslin.org/diabetes-research/joslin-diabetes-center-research-fellows-program.html
MGH: http://www.massgeneral.org/jobs/home.htm

Please visit each institution’s website for more information regarding its postdoctoral training programs.
CHB: http://www.childrenshospital.org/research/oft
DFCI: http://www.dana-farber.org/Research.aspx 
HMS: http://postdoc.hms.harvard.edu/ 
HSPH: http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/administrative-offices/faculty-affairs/postdoctoral-research-fellows/
MGH: http://www2.massgeneral.org/facultydevelopment/