Info on academic careers by country, discipline and theme
The Academic Careers Observatory (ACO) is an initiative of the Max Weber Programme.
Academic careers differ from country to country in both form and content.
Comparing key aspects of the academic career to obtain a clearer view of the differences and similarities between countries and across disciplines.
Academic careers differ between countries, and across disciplines. See the following pages for info on your discipline
Job market experience, Applying for grants and jobs, Being interviewed, Publishing, Teaching.
Click for a selection of job-search resources, links and descriptions for job databases and funding resources on the internet.
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