Title

Dual Career Academic Searches for Engineering Faculty Positions

Abstract

A survey was conducted to analyze the dual career academic searches for engineering faculty positions by dual career couples in the United States. due to unavailiability of database, the survey was sent to 74 different faculty members representing 37 dual career couples and 18 responses were received giving a return rate of 49%. The survey points out questions such as importance of university's location and reputation, what institutional dual programs were available, importance of spouse position in accepting or rejecting an offer. It was observed that timing was the biggest factor affecting the dual career search.

Meeting Name

ASEE Annual Conference (1996: Jun. 23-26, Washington, DC)

Department(s)

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Keywords and Phrases

Dual Career Couples; Engineering Faculty; Hiring; Tenure; Employment; Engineering Education; Personnel; Personnel Selection; Societies And Institutions; Surveys; Teaching; Professional Aspects

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

0190-1052

Document Type

Article - Conference proceedings

Document Version

Citation

File Type

text

Language(s)

English

Rights

© 1996 American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), All rights reserved.

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