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In this installment from the AAS Career Profiles series, cosponsored by the Committee on the Status of Women in Astronomy and the Committee on Employment, an astronomer describes the long road to becoming a tenure-track faculty member and project scientist at an observatory.

03 Oct 2013

In this installment from the AAS Career Profiles series, cosponsored by the Committee on the Status of Women in Astronomy and the Committee on Employment, Dr. Joseph Pesce describes leaving his university position to start his own consulting business.

26 Sep 2013

In this installment from the AAS Career Profiles series, cosponsored by the Committee on the Status of Women in Astronomy and the Committee on Employment, Dr. Cara Rakowski describes her transition from astronomer to examiner in the US Patent and Trademark Office.

19 Sep 2013

Josh Shiode, the AAS's incoming John N. Bahcall Public Policy Fellow, blogs about his somewhat meandering journey from research scientist to policy wonk.

19 Jul 2013

In this installment from the AAS Career Profiles series, cosponsored by the Committee on the Status of Women in Astronomy and the Committee on Employment, Dr. Stephanie Gogarten describes how she got from point A (astronomy) to point B (biology).

20 Jun 2013

In the latest installment from the AAS Career Profiles series, cosponsored by the Committee on the Status of Women in Astronomy and the Committee on Employment, Dr. Andy Cantrell traces his evolution from research astronomer to private-school math teacher.

20 May 2013

In the latest installment from the AAS Career Profiles series, cosponsored by the CSWA and Committee on Employment, Dr. Monica Young traces her evolution from research astronomer to website editor for Sky & Telescope magazine.

23 Apr 2013

Agnes Kim recounts her experience going back on the job market for a faculty position at a non-PhD-granting institution. She offers an inside look at how to pursue a career in undergraduate education.

12 Apr 2013

In this column from the Committee on Employment, Jessica Kirkpatrick elaborates on the differences between academia and a career in data science.

03 Apr 2013

For a significant fraction of our membership, February is probably not their favorite month. Despite being the calendrical midget with the smallest number of days, for those on the job market it probably produces the largest amount of anxiety.

27 Feb 2013

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