Exploring Faculty Careers

Find out about the different types of faculty careers and their requirements

Our office has been developing a new tool to assess the skills required for different faculty positions. The tool, called the Academic Career Readiness Assessment (ACRA) framework, was developed with a grant from the Burroughs Wellcome Fund.


Attend our workshops

We offer unique workshops to help you explore faculty careers and plan your training to attain your career goal.


Watch a video:  

  • Interested in a faculty position in Europe? Check out the panel discussion with former UCSF postdoctoral scholars now in faculty positions in Europe.
    A. Malcolm Campbell is a Professor of Biology at Davidson College. Campbell tells us about his experiences as a professor at a PUI. He has developed course curricula, written a textbook, published papers, and together with his students, he conducts genomic and synthetic biology research. He loves his work and encourages everybody to seek out a job that allows them to have fun.


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Find out how to get hired as a faculty