In-Person Working in Higher Education: The Higher Ed Landscape

Maybe it’s time to go back to school. Learn about job and career opportunities for chemists in academia.

Pricing: FREE for members only.
Duration: 1–2 hours
Fall 2021

About the Course

Discover the pros and cons of a career in academia. Learn about traditional career pathways and job opportunities within the four main types of academic institutions. This course will help you:

  • Identify trends in higher education
  • Differentiate between types of higher-education institutions
  • Differentiate between types higher-education positions

This is part of a two-part series on working in Higher Education.

 

What You Will Learn

After completion of the course, attendees will be able to:

  • Decide if a career in academia is right for them
  • Understand higher education employment paths
  • Develop a framework for an academic job search

Who Should Attend

This course is a part of the ACS Careers Pathways Series and is designed for members undertaking or considering a job search in academia.

Course Outline

  • Key Topics

    • Assessing values and interests
    • Trends in higher education
    • College and university classification
    • Types of positions in higher education
    • Evaluation and Tenure Decisions
    • Faculty responsibilities
    • Non-tenure track academic positions

Dates, Locations, and Prices

In-Person

TBD

Price Member Free Non-Member N/A