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Welcome to the Upper Midwest Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (UMW HERC). Our institutions are committed to helping job seekers identify employment opportunities and cultural resources within the geographic region.  The Upper Midwest Higher Education Recruitment Consortium provides the largest higher education job board in Minnesota, eastern North Dakota, eastern South Dakota, and western Wisconsin, listing all open faculty, staff, and executive positions at over 50 colleges and universities.

As a non-profit consortium of higher education employers, our sole aim is to help the most diverse and qualified candidates find the right jobs at our institutions.

To learn more about living in the Upper Midwest, vist our regional information page.

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Member Professional Development

Join us for “The Seven Elements Required for Faculty Diversity Recruiting Success” on June 8th at 12:00 CDT. During this special UMW webinar, Dr. Christopher D. Lee, a leading expert on the search process, will discuss both strategy and tactics including the right training protocols and advanced search committee techniques. Register:   https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/189030618458015235

 

 

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UMW HERC covers Minnesota, eastern North Dakota, eastern South Dakota and western Wisconsin.

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  1. Nothing can ruin a career like these bad habits

    Among the bad habits that professionals sometimes exhibit at work, few are as toxic to your career potential as cutting corners on your work or failing to follow through or meet deadlines. You should also be careful not to exhibit a negative attitude and be willing to take responsibility for your mistakes, writes Marguerite Ward. CNBC (2/17)
    20 Feb 2017 12:29:06 CSThttp://www.cnbc.com/2017/02/17/4-bad-habits-that-can-destroy-your-career.html
  2. How Ph.D. students can identify skills

    Those in Ph.D. programs should examine their daily work to discover transferable skills for when they begin hunting for a job, writes Briana Mohan, a career adviser at Tulane University. The grueling schedule of a doctoral program equips students with many skills such as time management, meeting deadlines and working in a fast-paced environment, Mohan notes. InsideHigherEd.com (2/20)
    20 Feb 2017 12:29:06 CSThttps://www.insidehighered.com/advice/2017/02/20/phd-prepares-you-multitasking-work-world-demands-essay
  3. Strategies to overcome common career challenges

    Forbes (2/17)
    20 Feb 2017 12:29:06 CSThttp://www.forbes.com/sites/lisaroepe/2017/02/17/3-common-career-hurdles-and-how-to-overcome-them/
  4. Fewer female Ph.D. students publish in first year

    Female students in their first year of a Ph.D. program such as molecular biology work more hours, but a recent study shows that for every 100 hours spent working, women were 15% less likely to publish a paper in that first year than male peers. Researchers say some reasons may include a fear of backlash or a lab culture that favors men over women. ScienceMag.org (2/16)
    20 Feb 2017 12:29:06 CSThttp://www.sciencemag.org/careers/2017/02/women-miss-out-authorship-opportunities-early
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