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Faculty Careers Beyond the Tenure-Track in the Social Sciences and Humanities

Monday, February 29, 2016
2:30 pm to 4:00 pm

Are you looking for a way to maintain your involvement in research, teaching, or service in an academic institution, but not sure you want the same kind of career as tenured or tenure-track faculty in your discipline? Our panel will discuss the opportunities and challenges of faculty positions beyond the tenure-track in the social sciences and humanities.


  • Joan Clifford, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of the Practice of Romance Studies; Service-Learning Consultant and Director of Community-Based Language Initiatives, Affiliate Faculty, Global Health Institute, Duke University
  • Sarah Crittenden Fuller, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor, Education Policy Initiative at Carolina, UNC-Chapel Hill
  • Daniel Vermeer, Ph.D., Associate Professor of the Practice of Energy and Environment; Executive Director - Center for Energy, Development, and the Global Environment, Duke University
  • Victoria Szabo, Ph.D., Associate Research Professor, Art, Art History & Visual Studies and International Comparative Studies; Program Director, Information Science + Information Studies; Director, Digital Humanities Initiative at the Franklin Humanities Institute; Core Faculty, Wired! Lab for Digital Art History & Visual Culture, Duke University

This event is part of the 2015-16 Academic Job Search Series, co-sponsored by The Graduate School's Professional Development Series, the Duke Career Center, and the Office of Postdoctoral Services. Questions about this event? Contact The Graduate School's professional development team at

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  • General
  • Professional Development