ResearchGate Business Solutions FAQ

Do you have questions about how to post a job or how to advertise with ResearchGate? You can find answers to some frequent queries below.


How do I post a job on ResearchGate?

If you are a researcher, you can create a user account and post a job with your user account. Sign up for your account here.

If you are an employer who is not a researcher, you can create a recruiter account and post a job. Sign up for your account here.

Once you sign in, you can start posting jobs on ResearchGate through your job management section, regardless whether you have a scientist or a business account.

For more detailed information on how to post a job, visit our help article.

How much does it cost?

A single job posted on ResearchGate that runs for 30 days costs EUR €399 or USD $499. For a step-by-step guide to posting your job, click here.

We offer a range of further options if your hiring requirements are higher, such as pre-purchased job bundles. For information on these options, contact a sales representative for a customized offer.

How long does a job posting run?

A standard job posting runs for 30 days. You will also have the option to extend running jobs or reactivate expired jobs.

What else is included with each job ad?

  • Placement of your job ad in our job list, complimented with advanced search features;
  • Targeted promotion to ResearchGate users in promos placed around the platform
  • Directed promotion via job digest emails to matching job candidates
  • Job management section from where you can monitor your job performance and applications
  • Automatic suggestion of best matching candidate audiences based on your job title and description
  • Ability to edit your job to fine tune content and targeting

What if I have bigger recruiting needs?

Then job bundles are the option for you. Through our platform you can buy bundles of 5, 10 or 20 pre-purchased job tokens that you can then redeem at a later time, whenever a new position is available. Plus, they come with a nice volume discount!

All job tokens enjoy the same features as regular single jobs.

For customized bundle sizes, please contact our sales representatives.


How can I advertise with ResearchGate?

Just get in touch with our team. They’ll work with you to find the best possible options to help you achieve your goal. They can also give you a demonstration of exactly how ResearchGate’s advertising program works and what it can do for you.

What advertising options does ResearchGate offer?

ResearchGate is the scientific platform where brands gain actionable insight into scientific content, expertise, and interest. It helps brands identify and engage the scientific community through data-driven marketing solutions.

ResearchGate offers solutions for companies looking to spread awareness, engage prospects, and sell to customers. Advertising options to achieve these goals include:

  • displaying ads to our logged-out traffic on ResearchGate publication, Q&A, and journal pages
  • sending content emails to members and posting content to company institution pages
  • and selective advertising inside the platform.

Contact our team to learn more about how we can help you reach your advertising goals.

What does ResearchGate’s advertising package include?

When you advertise with ResearchGate, you’ll receive not just the guaranteed delivery of your campaign, but data-driven advice and optimization at every step of the process.

Your dedicated campaign manager will advise you about the scope and strategy your campaign should take. Working with the targeting team, they will match your criteria to relevant ResearchGate content or members to make sure you reach precisely the right audience.

After your campaign is launched, it will be frequently optimized to ensure maximum impact. Your campaign manager will also provide you with a performance report at the end of each month.

And when your campaign is finished, they’ll provide an end-of-campaign report to give you insights on your audience.

What is the duration of an advertising campaign on ResearchGate?

Advertising campaigns on ResearchGate can last for a variety of durations, depending on your advertising goals. Find out more by contacting our advertising team.

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