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Upper Midwest HERC

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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UMW Updates

Job Seeker Webinar.  "Creating and Managing Your Professional Identity to Define Your Research Agenda and to Guide Your Career Path."  Dr. Luis Ponjuan, Associate Professor, Texas A&M University, will review the research that "describes the value of  understanding your own research voice."  Register 

Member Training.  Join us for HERC's Fall 2015 Membership Meeting, "Innovative Approaches to Developing, Recruiting, and Retaining Faculty and Staff of Color,” on Friday, November 20th, from 8:30-12:00, at the Eden Prairie campus of Hennepin Technical College.  Details and registration.




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

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  1. Strategies for academics looking for private-sector jobs

    Academics seeking jobs outside of higher education need to identify skills that can transfer to new careers and network with professionals in that field, advises Phill Jones, head of publisher outreach at Digital Science. Jones, during a presentation at the Naturejobs Career Expo 2015, outlined the steps he took to land a nonacademic job after earning his Ph.D. Nature (free content) (10/2)
    02 Oct 2015 12:28:43 CDT
  2. Too comfy in your current job? Here's how to shake things up

    If your career has stagnated, identify a plan to seek out mentors who can help you evolve, Fiona Lake Waslander writes. Look at job listings and find ways to fill the gaps in your experience and qualifications. Above all, look to find a new position that will challenge you to improve. The Globe and Mail (Toronto) (tiered subscription model) (10/1)
    02 Oct 2015 12:28:43 CDT
  3. US payrolls grew by 142,000 jobs in Sept.

    The economy gained 142,000 jobs last month, according to the Labor Department, which was below economists' expectations. The unemployment rate remained unchanged at 5.1%. Previously reported payroll gains during August and July were revised downward. CNBC (10/2)
    02 Oct 2015 12:28:43 CDT
  4. Temple adjunct faculty expected to vote on a union

    The Philadelphia Inquirer (9/30)
    02 Oct 2015 12:28:43 CDT
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