15 career stories from US academics who have found great career options overseas.
American academics, the world is your oyster. Really!
Whether you’re looking for a way out of endless short-term adjunct positions, needing to get closer to the topic of your research, or seeking the penultimate career-crowning senior post, working at an overseas university could be just the ticket.
In this ebook, jobs.ac.uk – the leading international jobs board for academic, research, science and related professions – tells the stories of 15 American academics who have taken the risks, and reaped the rewards. They range from recent PhD graduates in the early stages of their careers to highly experienced professors who could have their pick of positions. Each has his or her personal reasons for working abroad, and all offer tips and encouraging words for others who would like to follow their lead.
If reading their stories of academic adventure inspires you, jobs.ac.uk is the perfect place to start your search. You’ll find additional information about getting into overseas academic careers in the Resources section at the end of this ebook.
Whatever your discipline, wherever your destination, we wish you the best of luck – if the 15 academics profiled here can do it, so can you!
Download the ‘American Academics Abroad’ ebook here.