Career Profiles: Astronomer to Full Professor of Physics at a Small Liberal Arts College

by Laura Trouille on July 17, 2014

Latest Career Profile: an astronomer turned Full Professor of Physics. S/he is the only astronomer in her/his department within a small liberal arts college. In the profile below, s/he discusses the enjoyable aspects as well as the challenges of her/his position. If you have questions, suggestions, advice to share, etc. about this career path, please leave a comment below or on the CSWA site.

The AAS Committee on the Status of Women in Astronomy (CSWA) and the AAS Employment Committee have compiled dozens of interviews highlighting the diversity of career trajectories available to astronomers.The interviews share advice and lessons learned from individuals on those paths. Check out Career Profiles on the AAS site for the compilation. We plan to post a new career profile every Thursday.

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1 Amy April 15, 2015 at 11:07 pm

“an astronomer turned Full Professor of Physics” link currently goes to main Women in Astronomy blog page, but it should link to


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