Although African Americans are more likely than Whites to obtain tenure-track
positions and equally likely to get tenure, they have lower rates of promotion to full professor.
The Department of Chemical Engineering at McGill University invites applications for two tenure-track
positions at the level of Full, Associate or Assistant Professor.
In addition to the use of adjuncts to meet fluctuating demands, many universities have increased the number of full-time faculty not on the tenure-track
Now we are going to return to the subject of tenure-track
The mean salary of tenure-track
accounting faculty (those with doctoral degrees) for the 2001-2002 academic year (9-10 months) from accredited colleges ranged from $86,100 for assistant professor to $107,000 for full professor, according to an annual study conducted by the AACSB More recent, but unofficial, inquiries indicate that starting salaries exceed $120,000 at major accounting programs that emphasize research activities.
Thus, American academic permatemps could find their job opportunities shrinking from both ends--fewer permatemp slots due to overseas outsourcing and fewer traditional tenure-track
org), prepared for The Pew Charitable Trusts, found that no more than half of the 4,000-plus doctoral students in the arts and sciences surveyed at 27 universities will get tenure-track
What follows is the story of one person's entry into the tenure-track
and the results of being mentored.
Among the issues that should be addressed are 1) how the institution will distribute credit for direct (and indirect) costs to reflect the contributions of different components, 2) how the institution will recognize the contributions of the research team beyond the principal investigator, and 3) how the institution attends to the careers of "interstitial" team members, who play important roles in interdisciplinary research but are not tenure-track
or eligible/appropriate to be principal investigators on research grants.
Of 950 tenure-track
appointments made in fall 2002, 269 - 28 percent - were ethnic minorities.
Over the past 15 years, the University of Illinois at Chicago has made significant progress in diversifying its tenured and tenure-track
faculty, the core of any academic research institution.
A HALF-CENTURY AGO, one of the leading lights of the increasingly influential "Austrian school" of economics, Ludwig von Mises, found it impossible to nab a tenure-track
gig at a respectable American college or university.