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Module A: Employment and Career Path

Current Position

Q A-1. Name and address of the institution in which you hold your current position

Name of Institution:
City:
State/Province:  Other:
Zip/Postal Code:

 

Q A-2. Please give the name of the department, program, or administrative office in which you hold your primary appointment in this institution.

1.
Name of first department, program, or administrative office
If you hold your faculty appointment jointly in two or more departments or programs, please list the additional department(s) or program(s) below.
2.
Name of additional department, program, or administrative office (if joint appointment)
3.
Name of additional department(s), program(s), or administrative office(s) (if joint appointment)

 

Q A-3. Highest Degree Offered by Department(s) or Program(s) in Which You Hold Your Appointment

First Department or Program:
Second Department or Program:
Third Department or Program:

 

Q A-4. Is the position you currently hold a full-time or part-time position?

Full-time Part-time

 

Q A-5 Career Path in Current Position

Which of the academic ranks below have you held at this institution? (Check all that apply.)
 
For each rank you check, please provide the first full academic year in which you held that rank.
 
For each rank please check any of the departmental or institutional administrative posts listed that you held during the years you occupied that rank.

Assistant Professor
First full academic year you held this rank: 
During the time you occupied this rank, did you hold any of the following administrative positions?
Writing or Language Program Administrator
Director of Graduate or Undergraduate Studies
Department Chair
Other: 
(Note here any institutional administrative posts held)
Director of Graduate or Undergraduate Studies & Dept. Chair
Associate Professor
First full academic year you held this rank: 
During the time you occupied this rank, did you hold any of the following administrative positions?
Writing or Language Program Administrator
Director of Graduate or Undergraduate Studies
Department Chair
Other: 
(Note here any institutional administrative posts held)
Director of Graduate or Undergraduate Studies & Dept. Chair
Full Professor
First full academic year you held this rank: 
During the time you occupied this rank, did you hold any of the following administrative positions?
Writing or Language Program Administrator
Director of Graduate or Undergraduate Studies
Department Chair
Other: 
(Note here any institutional administrative posts held)
Director of Graduate or Undergraduate Studies & Dept. Chair
Other: 
First full academic year you held this rank: 
During the time you occupied this rank, did you hold any of the following administrative positions?
Writing or Language Program Administrator
Director of Graduate or Undergraduate Studies
Department Chair
Other: 
(Note here any institutional administrative posts held)
Director of Graduate or Undergraduate Studies & Dept. Chair

 

What is your faculty rank or title as of 1 January 2006?


Other:
 
What was the first full academic year that you held this rank at this institution?

What is your tenure status as of 1 January 2006?


 
If you hold tenure in your current position: What was the first full academic year that you held tenure?

What is your principal activity in this position as of 1 January 2006?


Other:

In what academic year did you start in your current position?

Was your appointment full- or part-time when you started in this position?

Full-time Part-time

What was your academic rank when you started in this position?


Other:

What was your tenure status when you started in this position?

 

Career Path in Academic Positions Held Prior to Your Current Position

Q A-6 The next series of questions asks about professional positions in higher education institutions that you may have held prior to your current position. You will be asked to provide information about each such position you may have held.
 
First, have you held one or more professional positions in higher education prior to the position you currently hold?

  • Do not count promotions in rank at one place of employment as different positions.
  • Do count changes in classification at the same institution (e.g., from part-time to full-time or from a term to a tenure-track appointment) as separate positions.
  • Do not count teaching or other work you did while you were a graduate student.
If yes, click below to complete information about each position.

 

Q A-7. Child Care, Elder Care, or Other Family Circumstances

Have you ever taken paid or unpaid leave or left any of the academic positions that you held for any of the reasons listed?

  Took Leave Left Position
Childbirth
Child Care
Medical
Elder Care
Divorce
Job Opportunity for Spouse or Partner
Professional Development
External Fellowship

Please use the space below to add any comments on this issue that you wish:

 

Q A-8. Professional Positions Held outside Higher Education

If you have held positions outside of higher education since receiving your highest degree, how many such positions have you held?

Number of positions held: 

 

In what employment sector(s) did you work? (Check all that apply.)

Employment sector(s)
Secondary or Elementary School Teaching
Not-For-Profit Organization
For-Profit Organization
Government (Federal, State, or Local) or Military
Other: 

 

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