Academic Leadership

Recruit Top Leadership with Academic Positions

Attracting top-tier leadership is vital for advancing institutional excellence and fostering innovation. At Academic Positions, we understand the unique demands of executive academic recruitment. We are dedicated to connecting institutions with the brightest minds to lead departments, faculties, and entire institutions.


Forward-thinking executive recruitment

Elevate your leadership recruitment by connecting with top academic talent using Academic Positions’ state-of-the-art recruitment marketing and employer branding solutions.

Job advertising

Connect with top academic leaders through our comprehensive recruitment platform.

Targeted Campaigns

Reach ideal candidates efficiently with our data-driven targeted recruitment campaigns.

Employer branding

Boost your institution’s visibility and reputation with our strategic employer branding services.

Strategic storytelling

Promote your institution through compelling narratives.

Integrated publishing

Ensure a smooth hiring process with our recruitment solutions’ seamless integrations.

Insights & Analytics

Enhance your recruitment strategies with our powerful insights and advanced analytics tools.

Key Benefits

Why choose Academic Positions for your leadership recruitment?

International reach & visibility

As a premier platform in academic recruitment, we partner with over 2,500 universities and research institutes in more than 60 countries. Our extensive network ensures that your positions are visible to a diverse and highly qualified pool of candidates. Utilize our platform to attract top leadership candidates in fields such as life sciences, physical sciences, engineering and technology, social sciences and humanities, and business and economics.

High-caliber candidates

Our platform is known for attracting high-quality, motivated candidates who are serious about their academic careers. Academic Positions is well-educated and actively seeks opportunities to contribute to groundbreaking projects. By listing your vacancies with us, you increase your chances of connecting with candidates who meet your high standards and can immediately enhance your institution.

Tailored academic leadership targeting for your field

Recruiting the right leadership candidates requires targeted strategies. Our platform allows you to tailor your job listings to specific market needs, ensuring your reach candidates with the relevant experience. Whether you're looking for deans, provosts, department heads, or chairs, Academic Positions provides the tools to connect with the right talent.

Comprehensive support and expertise

Our team of recruitment consultants is here to support you throughout the recruitment process. From crafting compelling job descriptions to optimizing your listings for maximum visibility, we provide the expertise needed to attract top leadership talent. Our goal is to make your recruitment process as smooth and effective as possible.

Success stories

Customer testimonials

Success stories

Case studies

Learn how other institutions have benefitted by leveraging the power of Academic Positions academic recruitment and employer branding solutions.

Case study

15 PhDs and Postdocs to the MECS Cluster of Excellence

MECS aimed to bolster its research team by attracting top PhD and Postdoc talent in their field. To achieve this, they engaged Academic Positions, leveraging our expertise in academic recruitment...
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Attracting Top Scientists and Engineers through Storytelling

SRON Netherlands Institute for Space Research, a prestigious space science organization, strived to become a more appealing workplace for international instrument scientists and engineers, with a special emphasis on attracting...
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