Mastering the Faculty Position Job Search Process

Course Length: 2 Hours
Course Style: High-Definition On Demand Video

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this comprehensive and engaging course, you will be able to:

  1. Describe the 10 key steps of the faculty position hiring process
  2. Compare and contrast the 8 main types of faculty positions
  3. Go through a structured decision-making process to determine the characteristics of which positions to apply to
  4. Review the timelines for the 3 annual search and application cycles for faculty positions
  5. Explore the functions and features of 5 key websites that specialize in advertising academic positions
  6. Identify alternative faculty position search strategies such as the use of recruiting firms and membership associations
  7. List the 15 major considerations when applying for international faculty positions
  8. Discuss international differences in academic nomenclature, culture, ethos, and funding
  9. Compare and contrast the 4 main types of Visas for academics to work as a faculty member in the USA
  10. Effectively read and analyze faculty position job postings
  11. Respond proactively and appropriately if your dream job posting disappears


Jay Phoenix Singh, PhD, PhD is a Fulbright Scholar and the internationally award-winning Executive Director of Publication Academy. Author of over 85 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters (average 400+ citations/year since 2010) as well as 4 books (published by Routledge, Wiley, Sage, and Oxford University Press), he completed his graduate doctoral studies in psychiatry at the University of Oxford and clinical psychology at Universität Konstanz. He was named the youngest tenured Full Professor in Norway in 2014 before accepting faculty appointments at the University of Cambridge as well as the University of Pennsylvania. Since this time, he has become the only psychology professor to have lectured for all eight Ivy League universities (Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Columbia, Cornell, Brown, Dartmouth, UPenn) as well as both Oxford and Cambridge. Dr. Singh has provided keynote speeches at leading academic conferences on six continents, and his work has been featured in leading newspapers such as The Washington Post and magazines such as People. He has been the recipient of awards from organizations including the American Psychological Association, the Royal College of Psychiatrists, the Society for Research in Child Development, the Society for Research in Adolescence, the American Board of Forensic Psychology, the American Psychology-Law Society, and the European Congress on Violence in Clinical Psychiatry.

DISCLOSURES: This course can be classified as video-based homestudy without interactivity, and has an intended audience of professionals in the following sectors: Non-profit, Industry, University, Community College, Government Agency, Hospitals & Clinics, and Independent Researchers. Publication Academy, Inc. reports no conflicts of interest and has received no commercial support in the development and hosting of this training from its instructors. Publication Academy, Inc. maintains responsibility for this program and its contents. If you wish to enquire about a refund due to technical difficulties, please e-mail

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