Employment

Career Profile: Astronomer to Consultant

27 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. Joseph Pesce describes leaving his university position to...

Career Profile: Astronomer to Patent Examiner

19 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...

Career Profiles: Astronomer to Math Teacher

23 May 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...

A Career in Undergraduate Education

12 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.

Astronomer vs. Data Scientist

3 Apr 2013
In this column from the Committee on Employment, Jessica Kirkpatrick elaborates on the differences between academia and a career in data science.

President's Column

27 Feb 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...