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Submitted By: Amanda Dumsch
Many trainees interested in pursuing an academic career path don’t have a clear idea about the hiring landscape in the United States.  This quick overview will discuss a few topics: the kinds of institutions, the types of jobs available, and last but not least definitions for funding. What kinds of educational institutions are there in the US? There is an official listing which is referred to as the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.
Submitted By: Lori Conlan
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Many of you may have asked yourselves this question at some point in your academic careers. Which job would give you the most freedom research-wise? More time with your family or for outside interests? Higher salaries? Job security? Science Careers held a webinar on this topic just last week.

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