Category: Career

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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Career Profiles: Astronomer to Tenure Track Faculty at a Small Liberal Arts College

by Laura Trouille March 27, 2014

Latest Career Profile: an astronomer turned tenure track faculty at a small liberal arts college who went directly from graduate school into her current position and loves her job . 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 Senior Staff Scientist in Industry

by Laura Trouille March 20, 2014

Latest Career Profile: James Marshall, an astronomer turned Senior Staff Scientist in industry, doing government contracting to provide science, engineering, and IT support. 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 […]

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Career Profiles: Astronomer to Data Scientist at Fidelity Investments

by Laura Trouille March 13, 2014

Latest Career Profile: Melissa Nysewander, an astronomer turned data scientist at Fidelity Investments. 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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