We’re Academia, and our mission is to accelerate the world’s research. Founded in 2008, is the leading online platform for academics worldwide. Our site accelerates research and supports critical breakthroughs in medicine, science, transportation, and communications by allowing researchers to publish and share their own work. Not only do these scholars and researchers share their own research, they can use our complex platform to monitor deep analytics around the impact of their research and track the research of academics they follow.

Over 90 million academics are members, adding over 20 million papers. We're building revenue with our rapidly growing premium product.

Our ideal candidates are not only great at what they do, but they also make a meaningful impact on our mission. In addition to finding great talent for our tight-knit team, we value fostering employee growth. Our 60+ person team values curiosity, initiative, teamwork, and we are passionate about building great products. We have a generous, employee-focused benefits program, great perks, and are we’re located near MUNI & BART in beautiful downtown San Francisco.

Academia is a proud equal opportunity employer and we are committed to hiring and supporting a diverse workforce. Come join us!


Full-Stack Software Engineer

July 2018 San Francisco, CA
“My work spans a broad range of our stack, and I am working to improve the current state of academic research, so my job is both fun and meaningful. I graduated in 2018 and started working after being hired full time (not just for the summer).”
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