Dual Career Academic Searches for Engineering Faculty Positions
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.
N. Schulz et al., "Dual Career Academic Searches for Engineering Faculty Positions," Proceedings of the ASEE Annual Conference (1996, Washington, D.C.), pp. 1213-1217, American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), Jun 1996.
ASEE Annual Conference (1996: Jun. 23-26, Washington, DC)
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
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Article - Conference proceedings
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