Bridging the realms of higher education and research in general, the Research & Academia cluster examines professional prospects at colleges and universities, in addition to other research-engaged organizations.
A wide variety of careers are available in academia, most notably in student services, including academic advising, residential life, student activities, study abroad, career services, and financial aid. For aspiring Ph.D. earners, dozens to hundreds of plum professor, assistant professor, adjunct professor, and administrative leadership positions exist at every institution of higher learning, but hiring is almost always extremely competitive.
If research is your thing, most industries now offer ample opportunities, from publishing to technology to entertainment to retail. Of course, more traditional researcher roles are also available, mainly in for-profit laboratories and at universities, based in both the “hard” and “soft” sciences.
John Dewey, the late American philosopher, once said, “Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.” Each day, we become more aware of the world in which we live and gain valuable insight that carries us further. A …
I got an email the other day from Academia.edu. Considering I left grad school almost a year ago, my first thought was, “How did they find me?” Turns out, my name had been mentioned in a research paper. It had …
A curriculum vitae (CV) written for academia should highlight research and teaching experience, publications, grants and fellowships, professional associations and licenses, awards, and any other details in your experience that …
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