College and University Jobs for Women

Colleges and universities across the country advertise with AAUW every year to search for highly qualified women candidates to fill positions in administration, business, microbiology, computing, and engineering programs — just to name a few. Browse recent college and university job postings.

Current Open Positions

Associate Vice President for Research

University of Idaho

Associate Vice President for Student Housing and Well-Being

University of South Carolina

Job Fair

San Diego Community College District

Associate Dean for Research

Missouri University of Science and Technology

Inventory Control Clerk

New Mexico State University

Associate Professor of Computer Science, Chair

Oklahoma City University

Professor and Chief, Pulmonary and Critical Care

University of California, Irvine

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Dean of the College of Engineering
Wichita State University

Wichita State University logo vertical color webWichita State University seeks an experienced, dynamic, and visionary leader to serve as the Dean of the College of Engineering. This senior administrative appointment will assume leadership of a very strong and diverse unit, with a growing national reputation.

The university is located in Wichita, Kansas, a diverse metropolitan area of approximately 640,000, and is located along the I-35 corridor. The economic base of the region is in technology-based industries, aviation and health care. The university has a strong research base and is taking a leadership role in developing innovation and technology in the area.

The dean reports directly to the Provost and serves as the chief academic and administrative officer of the College of Engineering. The primary responsibility of the dean is to advance the academic quality and stature of the College that is student centered, innovation driven, and entrepreneurial focused. This requires a visionary leader who is committed to strategic planning, inter-disciplinary collaboration, ethical leadership, and who is skilled in human and financial resource management. The dean will assist with the advancement of WSU as an innovation university by focusing on increasing enrollment, applied learning, funded research, tech transfer, and private fundraising. Close collaboration with industry, entities on the innovation campus and in the University’s National Institute for Aviation Research will be essential.

Please go to for more details about the requirements for this position and the application process. For full consideration, applicants must submit 1) a letter of application describing abilities to meet required and preferred qualification, 2) Curriculum Vitae, and 3) names, addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers for five individuals who can be contacted for professional references.

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of background checks as required by the Kansas Board of Regents. Wichita State University does not discriminate in its programs and activities on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, political affiliation, status as a veteran, genetic information or disability.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies: Executive Director, Office of Equal Opportunity, Wichita State University, 1845 Fairmount, Wichita, KS 67260-0138; telephone 316.978.3186.

Chairperson-Management, Fisheries and Wildlife
Michigan State University

Michigan State University logoThe Department of Fisheries and Wildlife at Michigan State University invites applications and nominations for the position of Professor and Chairperson. We seek a leader who will strategically focus the intellectual resources of our faculty, students and staff to address natural resource issues confronting society.

Candidates seeking the challenge and opportunity to lead an outstanding department should submit their application to MSU Careers website (Posting #504297). For more information on the position, please contact search committee co-chairs Dr. Michael Wagner ( or Dr. Richard Kobe (

The full position posting can be found at

Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion
Western Michigan University

Western Michigan LogoWestern Michigan University is conducting a national search for Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion. The search committee invites applications including letter of interest, full resume/CV, and contact information for at least five references. Review of materials will begin immediately and will continue until the appointment is made. It is preferred all nominations and applications be submitted prior to May 30, 2018.

Leaders expressing interest in this position will find an involved University community with a new president ready for its next phase of success in advancing a broad and ambitious diversity mission in the community, region, nation and world. Our chief diversity officer serves as an advocate and executive leader for one of 76 public universities designated by the Carnegie Foundation as “research universities with high research activity.” Successful candidates will have a demonstrated record of leading and communicating change in large, complex organizations and enhancing institutions with a national/international reputation through advancement of policies, programs, and services designed to foster greater diversity, inclusion, and equity.

Please visit for detailed information and application procedures. Complete position description is available from

Western Michigan University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and all other qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.

Chair, Respiratory Institute
Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland Clinic Respiratory Institute logoThe Cleveland Clinic, a distinguished academic healthcare system, announces its search for Chair of the Respiratory Institute (RI) which is a flagship program in our System.

The RI consists of four departments: 1) pulmonary medicine 2.) critical care medicine 3.) allergy and immunology and 4.) infectious disease. The clinical activities of the RI are conducted at the Cleveland Clinic’ s main campus, as well as the Cleveland Clinic Health System regional hospitals and freestanding multispecialty outpatient facilities. The RI maintains close interactions and collaborations with the Respiratory Center at Cleveland Clinic Florida and the Respiratory and Critical Care Institute at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi.

The RI Institute currently has 159 physicians. The Institute also provides extraordinarily comprehensive and extensive experience in research and knowledge development. The current research portfolio includes nearly 100 research activities, 291 publications in 2017, and over $13.7M in funding. These include corporate, federal and internally funded studies. RI is an active teaching center with residents as well as fellowships in pulmonary critical care medicine, critical care medicine, allergy and clinical immunology, advanced interventional bronchoscopy/interventional pulmonary training and infectious disease.

Duties and responsibilities of the new Chair will be to provide leadership for the Institute which will include oversight of general operations, organization, fiduciary matters, quality and safety, recruitment, retention and mentoring of medical staff, administrators, educators, and researchers. The Chair is responsible for the extremely important academic and research mission of the Institute.

The Institute Chair will be a physician leader with impressive credentials who reports to the Cleveland Clinic Chief of Staff and has the ability and desire to implement and support the strategic mission of the Cleveland Clinic Health System. The ideal candidate will be a servant leader with a record of excellence in clinical support activities, education, and scholarship as well as laudable experience in leadership, administration, mentoring, and program development.

Interested candidates are to submit their cover letter, curriculum vitae and names of 3 references to:

Andre Machado, MD, PhD
Chairman, Respiratory Institute Chair Search Committee
Chairman, Neurological Institute
The Charles and Christine Carroll Family Endowed Chair in Functional Neurosurgery
Cleveland Clinic
9500 Euclid Avenue NA-21
Cleveland OH 44195
Phone: 216.445.4482

For more information on the Respiratory Institute:

Cleveland Clinic is ranked as the nation’s No. 2 healthcare system by U.S. News & World Report

Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment/affirmative action employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Smoke/drug free environment.

Director of Human Resources, Office of Human Resources
Williams College


Williams College logo Williams College invites applications for the position of Director of Human Resources. Reporting to the Vice President for Finance and Administration, the Director of Human Resources will be a trusted campus partner who provides responsive policies, services, and programs for the Williams community. The Director serves as the chief advocate and strategist for issues related to people and provides inspirational leadership to an evolving team of HR professionals who provide responsive and effective customer service.

For optimal consideration, please submit resume materials by May 18, 2018. For the detailed job posting and/or to apply for this position, please visit


Assistant/Associate/Professor of Orchestral Studies
CUNY Queens College

Job ID: 18713

The Aaron Copland School of Music in Queens College is currently conducting a search for an Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Orchestral Conducting, to begin Fall 2019.

For more information about this full-time, tenure track position, please visit, and click on the job title.

Equal Employment Opportunity
CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian-Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Assistant Director of Residential Life – Residential Education
The University of Texas at Dallas

The University of Texas at Dallas is seeking an individual to fill the Assistant Director of Residential Life – Residence Education position.  This is a full time professional position that shares responsibility with other full time staff members for leadership and direction to a comprehensive student development program for on-campus apartments and five residence halls. The purpose of this position is to closely manage and provide appropriate guidance to the Residential Life staff and provide more assistance, regulation and direction for the on-campus community. This position will provide direction, oversight, and promotion for departmental programming and organizations, included but not limited to community development model, collaborations with other university departments, and annual tradition programs.  For more details and to apply, visit:

Associate Vice President for Research
University of Idaho

The University of Idaho is seeking a collaborative and entrepreneurial Associate Vice President for Research. This is a unique opportunity to play a key role in enhancing the research, scholarship, and creative activity across all disciplines in support of the university’s efforts to become a Carnegie Classification R1 institution. Please see link for the full announcement.

To apply, please visit:

Associate Vice President for Student Housing and Well-Being
University of South Carolina

About UofSC
The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state’s flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state’s educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Job Description
The Associate Vice President for Student Housing and Well-Being facilitates excellence in University Housing, Student Health Services and Faculty-Principal Led Living and Learning Communities, through a culture of assessment and continuous improvement and a focus on student success. The Associate Vice President influences a physical and environmental infrastructure that supports student safety, student well-being, and student success. To see the full description and to apply visit

Minimum Qualifications
Doctorate in higher education administration or related field and 10 years of progressively responsible experience in higher education administration.

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.

Job Fair
San Diego Community College District

Friday, 4/27/18
10:00am – 2:00 pm
Adjunct interviews conducted on site with the possibility of conditional job offers.
Comprehensive employment information available about Adjunct, Contract Academic & Classified, and Hourly positions.

Bring resume/curriculum vitae, and copy of transcripts for review. Applications are available at, yet are not required for on-site interview.

Parking is free with validation.

Handlery Hotel
950 Hotel Circle North
San Diego, CA 92108
SDCCD Human Resources 619.388.6579

Associate Dean for Research
Missouri University of Science and Technology

Missouri University of Science and Technology logoApplication Deadline
Posted Until Filled, Review of Applications will Begin April 1, 2018

Full Time/Part Time
Full Time (60% Administrative; 40% Department)

Job Description
The College of Engineering and Computing at Missouri University of Science and Technology seeks highly qualified candidates for the position of Associate Dean for Research (ADR). The ADR will report directly to the Dean of the College and will be a key member of the College’s Leadership Team.

Key Responsibilities
The Associate Dean for Research will play a critical role in helping the College achieve its five-year goal of doubling research expenditures by identifying research opportunities, facilitating the creation of research relationships on and off campus, and enhancing the overall research profile and reputation of the College. Successful candidates are expected to have experience developing internationally renowned research programs and have established strong relationships with funding agencies, the national labs, and industry. Demonstrated experience in leading research teams is highly desirable.

Professional Experience and Qualifications
The successful candidate is expected to have a demonstrated personal record of sponsored research and scholarship typical of a full professor in the CEC, as well as relevant leadership experience in developing research opportunities for others.

Competitive candidates should also possess:

• The ability, with the CEC faculty and other leaders, to voice a strategic research vision for the College and to develop and realize a plan to achieve it;
• Experience in building research relationships in federal, industrial, and institutional environments;
• A demonstrated capacity to create interdisciplinary partnerships, and to develop infrastructure with multiple constituencies to support research aspirations and initiatives;
• Significant leadership, management, and financial experience in higher education or similar research environments;
• An understanding of multi-dimensional metrics that support research missions across a variety of disciplines;
• Experience in planning, growing, and diversifying research programs, while fostering and promoting inclusion of women and historically underrepresented groups;
• Awareness of diverse forms of scholarship and creative activity, and a willingness to develop innovative support for them;
• Respect for, and engagement with, faculty and staff, coupled with a commitment to attract and retain excellence and diversity;
• Outstanding communication skills and an engaging style with strong interpersonal skills;
• Demonstrated ability to lead by consensus and with a level of transparency and discretion;
• The ability to articulate the College’s research vision, goals, accomplishments, and needs to a broad range of external constituencies, including alumni, academic and government representatives, and the business and industrial communities;
• The ability to recognize and assist with the needs of various stakeholders, including research based graduate students; and
• Impeccable personal and professional integrity.

The CEC Associate Dean for Research must possess an earned doctoral degree in a field associated with or related to the departments within the CEC and a record of recognized achievement in academic research. Equivalent education and experience that provides evidence of understanding the academic research process may be accepted.

Institutional Background and Culture
Founded in 1870, Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) is one of the nation’s top technological research universities and shares a land-grant heritage as one of the four campuses of the University of Missouri System. Missouri S&T has two academic colleges, the College of Engineering and Computing (CEC) and the College of the Arts, Sciences, and Business. CEC has 181 tenured and tenure track, and 35 non-tenure track faculty, and offers 17 accredited undergraduate and 19 graduate degree programs, associated with the Departments of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Engineering Management and Systems Engineering, Geosciences and Geological and Petroleum Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, and Mining and Nuclear Engineering.

The College of Engineering and Computing has presently enrolled over 5200 undergraduate students and over 1450 graduate students, of which about 580 are pursuing doctoral degrees. Faculty in the College either lead or play important roles in a number of research centers, including the Materials Research Center, the Center for Biomedical Research, Center for Infrastructure Engineering Studies, Intelligent Systems Center, and the Center for Research in Energy and Environment. In addition, CEC students and faculty play critical roles in key interdisciplinary research areas highlighted in the Missouri S&T strategic plan, including infrastructure and sustainability, manufacturing and economic development, materials for extreme environments, and smart living.

Missouri S&T is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a higher research activity institution, and has a diverse portfolio of NSF, NIH, DOE, industry, and private foundation grants. At the close of FY2017, research expenditures in the College were just over $25 million. Approximately 2/3 of funding comes from federal sources and 1/3 of funding comes from industry/private partnerships.

Review of applications will begin on April 1, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should electronically submit an application consisting of a cover letter, current curriculum vitae and complete contact information for three references to the Missouri University of Science and Technology’s Human Resources Office at All submitted application materials must have the position reference number 00071408 in order to be processed. Acceptable electronic formats are PDF and MS Word; hard copy application materials will not be accepted.

The final candidate is required to provide copies of official transcript(s) for any college degree(s) listed in application materials submitted. Copies of transcript(s) should be provided prior to the start of employment. In addition, the final candidate may be required to verify other credentials listed in application materials.
Failure to provide official transcript(s) or other required verification may result in the withdrawal of the job offer.

All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America.

Missouri S&T is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability or status as a protected veteran. Females, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The university participates in E-Verify. For more information on E-Verify, please contact DHS at: 1-888-464-4218.

Inventory Control Clerk
New Mexico State University

Central Property

Inventory Control Clerk #198400

NMSU is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

For further information and to apply online, visit our website


Associate Professor of Computer Science, Chair
Oklahoma City University

The Computer Science Department is seeking an innovative, experienced leader committed to academic excellence in a setting where diversity, ethical and critical thinking, and effective communication are highly valued. Successful candidates will have an ardent interest in curriculum development, interdisciplinary collaboration, and development of community partnerships.

A proven record of teaching, research, and service are required for this nine-month, tenure-track associate professor and chair position. Computer Science faculty teach undergraduate and graduate courses in computer architecture, theory, networking, big data analysis, and cybersecurity.

A Ph.D. in computer science (or closely related field) is required.

Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Candidates must be eligible to work in the US. This position will begin in August 2018.

For additional information and to submit an application, please visit:

Professor and Chief, Pulmonary and Critical Care
University of California, Irvine

The University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care is seeking a dynamic leader with strong credentials in clinical medicine and basic, translational or clinical research for the position of Pulmonary and Critical Care Division Chief. Requirements include both academic stature, accomplished clinical skills, leadership and management skills to build and expand all aspects of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at UCI, while advancing the research and educational activities of the program. This is a tenure/tenure-track, senate faculty position at the Associate /Professor level. Academic credentials including NIH or other federal grants and prior record of high impact publications are preferred.

The University of California, Irvine is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women and minorities. UCI is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is the recipient of an NSF Advance Award for gender equity. Requirements include an M.D. or M.D. / Ph.D. degree(s); board certification or eligibility in field of Pulmonology; and a valid California Medical License. A strong record of research and funding, including NIH and/or other federal awards and a prior record of high impact publications are preferred.

The successful candidate will be expected to deliver patient care in an academic setting, teach medical students, residents, and fellows, engage in an independent and extramurally –funded clinical research program, and provide service to the University. Rank and salary will be commensurate with training, qualifications, and experience.

To apply for this position please use the online UCI Recruit system at

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.