Information for careers as a Chemistry Professor and an Undergraduate Institution.

Academia > Higher Education

Salary range

Median annual wage: $73,080 (2014) 

Roles and Responsibilities
Disseminating Information
Managing (Time, Projects, and People)
Educating and Training
Conducting Applied Research and Development
Leading
Conducting Basic Research
Duties
  • Instruct undergraduate courses
  • Advise and mentor students
  • Serve on department and campus committees
  • Stay current with the scientific and educational literature
  • Obtain funding for research and educational activities
  • Develop basic or applied research projects and partnerships appropriate for undergraduate students
  • Present and publish research results
  • Participate in regional and national science and educational conferences
Professional Skills
Performing research
Analyzing data
Creating and innovating
Communication – Oral
Communication – Written
Teaching and training others
Working independently