Presentation on theme: "CAREER PATHS CONTRASTED Large research university Small teaching college Government research lab Industrial research lab."— Presentation transcript:
CAREER PATHS CONTRASTED Large research university Small teaching college Government research lab Industrial research lab
Large Research Universities Faith Ellen Fich 1982: Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley : Assistant Prof. at University of Washington, Seattle : Assistant Prof. at University of Toronto : Associate Prof. at University of Toronto : Professor at University of Toronto : Associate chair : CRA-W committee member Director of Canadian Distributed Mentor Project
Research good colleagues, students, postdocs freedom to choose reseach topics and areas flexibility to travel (or not) research grants: time consuming (less in Canada) sabbaticals!
Teaching low teaching load, large classes plentiful TA support advanced graduate courses undergraduate courses in my area enriched undergraduate courses develop new courses can attend seminars, grad courses
Service dept committees: tenure, hiring, equity administrative positions university wide committees grant selection committees scholarship panels journal editorships conference program committees boards of professional societies panels