How hard is it to find short-term work at a university?
I'm interested in working at a university after graduating (as a researcher and a professor), but I'm still unsure if I want to do that for the rest of my life or settle down in one place. Are there a lot of jobs for people who only want to teach for a limited time? Or do universities generally prefer professors to stay at one university? #academia #university-teaching
Gayatri Venkiteswaran, PhD.
I can speak for research opportunities at universities. There are plenty of research opportunities at universities especially for graduates. While some of the investigators will be able to/willing to pay you for your services while you get to learn (a lot!!) some may not- depends on the availability of funds with the investigator. I believe there are also small funding options that allow you to apply for short-term research positions, although I am not sure if graduates are eligible for those. Good luck!
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