Volume 94 Issue 10 | p. 47 | ACS Comments
Issue Date: March 7, 2016

Academic leadership skills 101

By Rigoberto Hernandez, District IV Director
Department: ACS News
Keywords: ACS, comment

In universities across the country, we often expect that starting assistant professors who have been properly trained and vetted for their research potential are naturally great teachers. The reality is that being a great teacher takes mentoring and training.

Similarly, we also expect that midcareer faculty, after successfully proving their research prowess, will be great academic leaders. They might take on administrative positions within their universities as department heads or deans, or take on research . . .

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