Career Profiles

Career Profiles: Astronomer to Head of Bioinformatics

by Laura Trouille July 10, 2014

Latest Career Profile: Alicia Oshlack, an astronomer turned Head of Bioinformatics for Murdoch Children’s Research Institute at the Royal Children’s Hospital. She is very satisfied with her job and the family friendly environment. If you have questions, suggestions, advice to share, etc. about this career path, please leave a comment below or on the CSWA […]

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Career Profiles: Astronomer to Data Scientist

by Laura Trouille June 12, 2014

Latest Career Profile: Jessica Kirkpatrick, an astronomer turned data scientist. 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 […]

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Career Profiles: Astronomer to Data Scientist

by Laura Trouille June 12, 2014

Latest Career Profile: Jessica Kirkpatrick, an astronomer turned data scientist. She went directly from graduate school to working as a data scientist for Microsoft/Yammer and recently became the Director of Data Science at the education start-up InstaEDU. If you have questions, suggestions, advice to share, etc. about this career path, please leave a comment below […]

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Career Profiles: Astronomer to Tenure Track Faculty at a California Community College

by Laura Trouille June 5, 2014

Latest Career Profile: an astronomer turned tenure track faculty at a California Community College. 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 […]

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Career Profiles: Astronomer to Tenure Track Faculty at a Teaching-Focused Institution

by Laura Trouille May 22, 2014

Latest Career Profile: Agnes Kim, a a tenure track faculty in physics at a teaching-focused institution. She loves her job and writes, “There is freedom in projects I pursue and variety in my daily activities”. If you have questions, suggestions, advice to share, etc. about this career path, please leave a comment below or on […]

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Career Profiles: Astronomer to Soft Money Researcher

by Laura Trouille May 8, 2014

Latest Career Profile: an astronomer turned soft money researcher. S/he is the PI for a major instrument on a 10-m class telescope. S/he is also in a dual astronomy career couple. If you have questions, suggestions, advice to share, etc. about this career path, please leave a comment below or on the CSWA site. The […]

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Career Profiles: Astronomer to Faculty and Entrepreneur

by Laura Trouille May 1, 2014

Latest Career Profile: Douglas Arion, an astronomer turned faculty and entrepreneur. He has worked both in academia and business and has been very satisfied with his work and work-life balance. 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 […]

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Career Profiles: Astronomer to Staff Scientist at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory

by Laura Trouille April 17, 2014

Latest Career Profile: an astronomer turned staff scientist at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO). 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 […]

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Career Profiles: Astronomer to Tenure Track Faculty at a Community College

by Laura Trouille April 10, 2014

Latest Career Profile: Andria Schwortz, an astronomer turned tenure track faculty at a Community College. 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 […]

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Career Profiles: Astronomer to Astrophysicist at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

by Laura Trouille April 3, 2014

Latest Career Profile: Neil Gehrels, an astronomer turned Chief of NASA Goddard’s Astroparticle Physics Laboratory. He loves his job, is very satisfied with his work-life balance, and finds his work environment to be very family friendly. If you have questions, suggestions, advice to share, etc. about this career path, please leave a comment below or […]

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