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.

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Associate Director, Center for Innovative Teaching, Research, and Learning
UC Santa Barbara


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The Associate Director of CITRAL is a full-time administrative appointment at the University of Santa Barbara.

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Head of Foundational Medical Sciences Curriculum for the Joint Medical Program
University of California, Berkeley

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School of Public Health
Head of Foundational Medical Sciences Curriculum for the Joint Medical Program (Associate Health Science Clinical Professor)

The School of Public Health at the University of California, Berkeley, seeks to recruit a faculty member as the Head of the Foundational Medical Sciences curriculum in our Joint Medical Program, with a potential start date of July 1, 2018.

For more information about the position, including required qualifications and application materials, go to:

Applications will be received electronically until the position is filled. For questions please contact Julie Niedermayr at UC Berkeley is an AA/EEO employer.

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

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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.