Category: Career

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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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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