[Coral-List] Job Postings: Please Read

Anadiuska Rondon arondon at gmail.com
Thu Sep 18 13:02:27 EDT 2008

Hi all,

I have to say that I disagree. I am one of those soon to graduate hungry for
jobs people! I am not a USA citizen or from a developed country with plenty
of job opportunities either.

I think it is very hard to concentrate information now days and so it is
great to be able to have access to all sorts of opportunities in one
email-list! I already check about 4 email-lists with opportunities and
sometimes it is a lot to go through on a daily basis.

I think it is very important that everybody knows what is out there.
Specially because a lot of EU scholarships/opportunities and most government
jobs in Australia, USA, New Zealand, etc. (in most countries actually) are
nationality specific. It will be more time to have to check another email
list for country-specific jobs. That is another possibility. Still that is
another email-list to check everyday to see what countries are the ones
advertising and if maybe the nationality I have matches the ads of the day.

So the solution might simply be that the emails specify very clearly and
early on (subject if possible) WHERE the job IS (sometimes is not in the
subject, no even in the body, and this is very important) and NATIONALITY
requirements (if any). If the job is country specific (and this is specified
in the subject), and one does not have the requirement simply move on to the
next ad!

Thank you! Chau!

A Student.

On Wed, Sep 17, 2008 at 7:50 AM, shashank Keshavmurthy <
iamshanky15 at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Dear Listers
> This is my reply exclusively to Jim's mail asking us to speak up....
> I graduated in April this year (PhD) and as usual started looking for post
> doc opportunities..
> I feel that many times the postings on the list for post doc or job
> opportunities is U.S.A specific...I repeat U.S.A specific....I wanted to
> tell this to Jim long time back...
> Prospective Job searchers are looking anxiously to get job and I think
> since coral-list is International...only Jobs (Post Docs, Teaching jobs,
> Management Jobs) that can accommodate international applicants should be
> advertised through coral-list....
> country specific jobs or nationality specific jobs need not be advertised
> on coral-list as it is very very...I repeat..very stressful for people and
> students who are looking for job opportunities when it says only U.S
> citizens or U.S work permit holders.....
> I have experienced this stress from past six months......every time I see a
> Post doc or Job opportunity posted on the list I feel very happy and I think
> this time  I can apply and if everything goes well I can get the Job, but
> when I see the requirements, it says...U.S citizenship is primary
> requirement...
> It is stressful of course when it says specifically and mentions a
> particular nation's citizenship requirements for job application...
> I am sure there are number of  ways to advertise if the Job is only meant
> for U.S or say Japanese Citizens...or any country in particular....
> I feel that since Coral-List has international membership...only those Jobs
> that do not care about nationality need to be advertised or posted into the
> list....
> This is what I feel...and I am sure many upcoming job hunting, placement
> hungry graduates and researchers feel...
> Regards
> Shashank
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