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Academic Career Profiles

One way to assess whether a particular career track might be right for you is to read about the lives of people who have chosen that track – what they do day to day, what the challenges and rewards of their jobs are, and so on. The profiles below offer a window into many different possible career tracks in the geosciences.


Profiles of "Preparing for an Academic Career" Workshop Leaders

The life of a professor (or instructor) can vary greatly, because of the great variety of academic institutions. While none of the profiles below is meant to be "representative" of a particular academic setting, collectively they help to illustrate this variety. The geoscientists shown below have been leaders of the Preparing for an Academic Career in the Geosciences Workshops. You can search the collection by highest degree granted (by their department), by typing text into the search box, or just by browsing.



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Career Profile: Ann Bykerk-Kauffman part of Cutting Edge:Early Career:Workshop Leader Profiles:Career Profiles
Department of Geology and Environmental Sciences, California State University, Chico California State University, Chico is a public comprehensive university. Ann Bykerk-Kauffman is one of the leaders of the 2008 ...

Resource Type: Academic: Career Profile:Academic
Highest Degree Granted by Dept: Master's degree

Career Profile: Richard Yuretich part of Cutting Edge:Early Career:Workshop Leader Profiles:Career Profiles
Dept. of Geosciences, University of Massachusetts Richard Yuretich is one of the leaders of the 2014 "Early Career Geoscience Faculty" Workshop. This profile is based on an interview conducted by Carol ...

Resource Type: Academic: Career Profile:Academic
Highest Degree Granted by Dept: Ph. D.

Career Profile: Rebecca Ambers part of Cutting Edge:Early Career:Workshop Leader Profiles:Career Profiles
Department of Environmental Studies, Sweet Briar College Sweet Briar College is a liberal arts college. Rebecca Ambers is one of the leaders of the 2008 "Early Career Geoscience Faculty" Workshop. Prior ...

Resource Type: Academic: Career Profile:Academic
Highest Degree Granted by Dept: Bachelor's degree

Career Profile: Bill Hirt part of Cutting Edge:Early Career:Workshop Leader Profiles:Career Profiles
Department of Natural Sciences, College of the Siskiyous College of the Siskiyous is a 2-year college. Bill Hirt is one of the leaders of the 2008 "Early Career Geoscience Faculty" Workshop. Prior to the ...

Resource Type: Academic: Career Profile:Academic:2YC
Highest Degree Granted by Dept: Associate's degree

Career Profile: Megan Jones part of Cutting Edge:Early Career:Workshop Leader Profiles:Career Profiles
North Hennepin Community College Megan Jones is one of the leaders of the 2006 "Early Career Geoscience Faculty" Workshop. This profile is based on an interview conducted by Carol Ormand on May 23, 2006. ...

Resource Type: Academic: Career Profile:Academic:2YC
Highest Degree Granted by Dept: Associate's degree

Career Profile: Kristen St. John part of Cutting Edge:Early Career:Workshop Leader Profiles:Career Profiles
James Madison University Kristen St. John is one of the leaders of the 2006 "Early Career Geoscience Faculty" Workshop. This profile is based on an interview conducted by Carol Ormand on May 16, 2006. ...

Resource Type: Academic: Career Profile:Academic
Highest Degree Granted by Dept: Bachelor's degree

Career Profile: Ron Metzger part of Cutting Edge:Early Career:Workshop Leader Profiles:Career Profiles
Science Department, Southwestern Oregon Community College Southwestern Oregon Community College is a 2-year college. Ron Metzger is one of the leaders of the 2010 "Early Career Geoscience Faculty" ...

Resource Type: Academic: Career Profile:Academic:2YC
Highest Degree Granted by Dept: Associate's degree

Career Profile: James Ebert part of Cutting Edge:Early Career:Workshop Leader Profiles:Career Profiles
Earth Sciences Department State University of New York, College at Oneonta SUNY Oneonta is a 4-year comprehensive college with some MA programs James Ebert is one of the leaders of the 2010 "Early Career ...

Resource Type: Academic: Career Profile:Academic
Highest Degree Granted by Dept: Bachelor's degree

Career Profile: Jennifer Roberts part of Cutting Edge:Early Career:Workshop Leader Profiles:Career Profiles
Department of Geology, University of Kansas The University of Kansas is a public research university. Jennifer Roberts is one of the leaders of the 2010 "Early Career Geoscience Faculty" Workshop. Prior ...

Resource Type: Academic: Career Profile:Academic
Highest Degree Granted by Dept: Ph. D.

Career Profile: Elizabeth Ritchie part of Cutting Edge:Early Career:Workshop Leader Profiles:Career Profiles
Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Arizona The University of Arizona is a public research university. Elizabeth Ritchie is one of the leaders of the 2010 "Early Career Geoscience Faculty" ...

Resource Type: Academic: Career Profile:Academic
Highest Degree Granted by Dept: Ph. D.


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