234 Academic & University Jobs in North America
US universities still top the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, taking six of the top 10 positions in 2015-16. US institutions are globally prestigious, with strong research and funding making them attractive to first-class academics, from researchers to professors, from all over the world. The US system is largely independent from federal government regulation, and this freedom makes academic jobs even more appealing for international staff. Canada’s universities are well funded with public money and collaborative in their approach, making them great places to work. Institutions are diverse in their size and programmes, meaning that there are opportunities for high-quality academic staff of all levels across a wide variety of disciplines.
Career news and advice
In the first of a new series of articles, leading academics and university administrators will share tips on how to get ahead in higher education. Here, those involved in hiring explain how to handle a Skype interview