Academic Employment Initiative (AEI)

Connecting faculty candidates with university recruiters

Fall 2015  

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 17, 2015, 8:00 – 10:00 p.m.

Where: Sci-Mix, 250th ACS National Meeting, Convention Center, Boston, MA

AEI Poster Session

Information for Candidates

Abstract submission

Abstract submission for AEI at the 250th ACS National Meeting is now open. Submit your abstract directly to the AEI section on the Meeting Abstracts Program System

Interested in a faculty position?

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.

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!"

Information for Recruiters

Searching for new faculty for your department?

Faculty recruiters are invited to attend the next AEI Poster Session to be held at the 250th ACS National Meeting in Boston, MA SciMix.

Please email 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.

Contact Us

Email 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...”