An estimated 93% of graduate students in the humanities and social sciences won’t get a tenure-track job, yet many still assume that a tenured professorship is the only successful outcome for a Ph.D. With the academic job market in such crisis, this presentation by Ph.D. and former academic Christopher Caterine helps grad students and academics in any scholarly field find satisfying careers beyond higher education. From the research he did for his book Leaving Academia, Chris offers invaluable advice to visiting and adjunct instructors ready to seek new opportunities, to scholars caught in “tenure-trap” jobs, to grad students interested in non-academic work, and to committed academics who want to support their students and contingent colleagues more effectively. Ten copies of Chris’s book will be given away by raffle to attendees. The event is sponsored by the CNY Humanities Corridor working group, “Humanities Beyond the Academy.”
This event was published on October 12, 2021.