New Year, New Plan – Postac Post by Karen Cardozo

by Out-Ac Coach Karen Cardozo It’s that mid-hiring cycle season when academic job seekers are in limbo, and thus a good time to preach my both/and gospel once again: unless you are in the rare discipline for which it’s a … Continue reading

The Alt/Post-Ac Makeover: From Field to Function and New Forms – Cardozo

by Out-Ac Coach Karen Cardozo To run a successful Alt/Post-Ac job search, you first need to grasp some key differences between hiring in academic versus alternative sectors.  Here’s is a partial synopsis:       Many academic listings are advertised nationally and up … Continue reading

The 30,000 Foot View – a STEM Postac Guest Post

By Brandon Cochenour, Ph.D. It would seem lately that a lot of the discussion around “alt-ac” are mostly “Variations on a Theme”… Get PhD Search for tenure track position Receive tenure track position (or not) Fall out of love with … Continue reading

Certifications You Can Use for Post-Ac Employment – Robert Oprisko (3 of 3)

by Robert Oprisko One of the largest hurdles that a non-STEM Ph.D. will face moving into the Post-Ac environment is perception, both their own and others of who they are and what they do.  Successful transition into a non-academic environment … Continue reading