New Jersey - Eastern Pennsylvania - Delaware HERC
Developed in 2006, the NJ/Eastern PA/DE HERC is a collaborative response of member institutions to the many challenges ofacademic recruitment and retention. Of particular interest to the NJ/Eastern PA/DE HERC is finding effective ways to assist the spouses and partners of faculty and staff to secure area employment and ways to address issues of faculty and staff diversity.
A vital aspect of the NJ/Eastern PA/DE HERC is the web-based search engine that includes faculty and staff job listings at all member institutions. This search engine is free and available to anyone seeking employment in higher education. The central location of job postings and regional resources as well as the website's ability to accommodate dual-career searches distinguishes NJ/Eastern PA/DE HERC from other employment websites.
The NJ/Eastern PA/DE HERC is composed of a diverse group of public and independent schools, colleges, and universities. Member representatives include faculty, staff, human resources professionals, institutional leaders, and faculty relations experts.
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New Jersey - Eastern Pennsylvania - Delaware HERC covers New Jersey, northeastern Pennsylvania, central Pennsylvania, southeastern Pennsylvania, and Delaware.
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- Good mentors will take an interest in the personal and professional lives of those they mentor and keep communication open, writes Shikha Jain Goodwin, a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Minnesota and Minneapolis VA Medical Center. Those being mentored should respect their mentor's time and come up with clear common goals for the relationship, Goodwin suggests. Science (free content) (6/23)23 Jun 2017 12:22:13 CDThttp://science.sciencemag.org/content/356/6344/1302
- It doesn't pay to focus too much on salary considerations when your benefits package often comprises about 30% of your overall compensation. Instead, take into account the medical insurance, paid time off and retirement benefits being offered, writes Susannah Snider. U.S. News & World Report (6/22)23 Jun 2017 12:22:13 CDThttp://money.usnews.com/money/personal-finance/articles/2017-06-22/how-to-evaluate-an-employee-benefits-package
- San Francisco Chronicle (tiered subscription model) (6/22)23 Jun 2017 12:22:13 CDThttp://blog.sfgate.com/gettowork/2017/06/22/keep-your-summer-job-search-moving-forward/
- A national survey found only 40% of female postdoctoral students who were pregnant asked for pregnancy accommodations from their institutions, even though 93% were granted. Postdocs say their hesitancy stems from a lack of family-friendly policies and research pressures in their departments. Inside Higher Ed (6/22)23 Jun 2017 12:22:13 CDThttps://www.insidehighered.com/news/2017/06/22/survey-parent-postdocs-reveals-lack-access-paid-parental-leave-pressures-return-work
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