MLA Job List (JIL) The most comprehensive site for English faculty positions. Positions for the following academic year are first published on the MLA job list in mid-September.
Chronicle of Higher Education job listings The Chronicle will have a few listings that do not appear in the MLA list. Cross-listed jobs may appear in the Chronicle before they appear in the MLA list, or vice versa. Sometimes the Chronicle is stronger in international jobs.
The Association of Writers and Writer Programs
MFAs will find more useful job resources here (although many creative writing jobs are also posted in the MLA Job List and on other job sites). Job seekers can browse for different kinds of jobs by region (including nonacademic jobs) or they can search creative writing jobs by genre and type.
Council of Writing Program Administrators Job Board
The Council of Writing Program Administrators’ job board lists many positions for candidates with interests in composition and rhetoric or Writing Center administration.
Academic Keys for the Humanities
Academic Keys publishes many of the same positions listed on the previous two sites. However, it also contains many international jobs that are not published elsewhere. You can sign up for e-mail alerts.
Academic Jobs in the UK
You may search for academic jobs by academic discipline. You may also subscribe to Jobs by Email.
Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English Job List
In addition to the job list, this site offers information on “Preparation, Applications & Interviews,” “Post-graduate Research and Scholarships,” and “PhDs Beyond Academia.”
UMN Center for Teaching and Learning: Academic Job Search Sites
This site contains many links to additional job search sites, including Academic 360, University Job Bank, and Postdoc Jobs.
National Women's Studies Association job listings
American Studies Association Newsletter job listings
HERC (Upper Midwest Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
This site has job listings for Minnesota, eastern North Dakota, and western Wisconsin. (See also the MNSCU job opportunities page.)
Job Search Information and Samples (English Department)
UMN Centre for Teaching and Learning Job Search tutorial. This site has materials in the following categories: “The Academic Job Search Process,” “Institutional Fit,” “Writing the CV,” “Writing the Cover Letter,” “The Academic Interview,” and “Common Interview Questions.” Under “Resources,” there is a link to many academic job search sites.