PeerJ launches a free ‘jobs board’ for academic positions

PeerJ (an open access publisher of scholarly journals in biology, medicine, health and computer sciences) today launched a free-to-use “Jobs Board” (available at

The service is currently available for academic, government, and industry positions in the fields of biology, life sciences, medicine, and computer science. The PeerJ website receives hundreds of thousands of visitors each month from readers seeking high quality scientific content, and so this is a powerful way for scientific employers to reach potential candidates.

Jason Hoyt, PeerJ Co-Founder and CEO said: “In light of the increasingly difficult climate for academics seeking new positions, we are happy to provide this service entirely free of charge to the community. We encourage universities, and other employers, to use it.”

Free listings appear for 30 days (and can be renewed for free) and appear on related PeerJ pages with overlapping subject areas. To post a position, employers should visit