Susan Sinnott1

1, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States

As you prepare for a career in higher education, it is not always clear how best to navigate the choices available. This presentation will summarize the ways in which materials science and engineering in academia has changed over the last decade, the implications for the field more broadly, and projections for the future. In addition, thoughts on best practices for navigating the career landscape will be discussed that should be helpful for your current job search or to prepare you for future opportunities.