Academic Employment Initiative (AEI)

Connecting faculty candidates with university recruiters

Summary: The Academic Employment Initiative poster session allows senior graduate students and postdoctoral scholars to showcase their teaching and research goals to university recruiters while networking with faculty and fellow candidates.

When: Monday, August 11, 2014, 8:00 – 10:00 p.m.

Where: Sci-Mix, 248th ACS National Meeting, Moscone Convention Center, Hall D, San Francisco, CA

Fall 2014  

Information for Recruiters

Searching for new faculty for your department?

View the 2014 AEI Biographical Sketches

Faculty recruiters are invited to attend the next AEI Poster Session to be held at the 248th ACS National Meeting in San Francisco, CA SciMix.

Please email GradEd@acs.org if a representative from your institution will be attending this session so we can share this information with the job candidates and follow up with you after the event for feedback.

Information for Candidates

Abstract submission for AEI at the 248th ACS National Meeting in San Francisco is now closed. No late abstracts can be accepted at this time.

Abstract submission for AEI at the 250th ACS National Meeting in Boston will open in early spring 2015. 

Those interested in a faculty position are additionally encouraged to apply to the Postdoc to Faculty Workshop, which occurs each year just prior to the fall ACS national meeting.

AEI Poster Session

I thought the AEI was fantastic. I applied to three of the schools that stopped by my poster. All three resulted in onsite interviews and offers!"


Contact Us

Email GradEd@acs.org or call 202-872-4588 for more information

"AEI is a unique new model for scientific and academic candidates to network [with] employers. Corporate models don’t fit us as well as this does...”