The Unknown Adjunct

February 25, 2009

Bolt from the Blue

Filed under: Job Hunt,job placement — unknownadjunct @ 10:31 pm

Wow … this came totally out of nowhere.
Got a call from a headhunter today who has a client who is putting together a small analysis team and wanted to know if I was interested in running it. Nice location too.

I really am not looking in that direction, but I figure it can’t hurt to talk — particularly since my dance card looks to be empty after I finish the dissertation. I told the headhunter (quite honestly) that I hadn’t really been thinking about working in industry, and that I wasn’t interested in anything to do with business development or senior management. That said, the idea of running an analytical shop is pretty attractive to me, so I would be willing to consider the right opportunity.

Over to the client now … we’ll see what happens. I thought this was a part of my life that was closed now, but I’m not so sure… what do you think?

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1 Comment »

  1. Can’t hurt to talk to ’em? You’d likely make lots more money than in academia. Although… those teaching moments are pretty sweet.

    Comment by Belle — February 27, 2009 @ 1:48 pm | Reply


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