Re: teaching vs. research

Greg Laden (gladen@HUSC.HARVARD.EDU)
Sat, 10 Feb 1996 21:00:54 -0400

Get out now while you have the chance!

In the end, it probably depends on what sort of place you end up in, if
any. Smaller colleges generally require more teaching, larger
universities have some luxury to implement the idea that the best
teachers are the ones doing some research (but also paying attention to
their teaching).

On Sun, 11 Feb 1996, Jacinta Miller wrote:

> I am an undergradute student studing through distance education. My
> question is what % do professors do on teaching, and what % on their own
> research? Is this option only available for tenure or tenure track? My
> resaon for asking is although I am only an undergrad, I want a career in
> Anthropology, and are interested in the academic load.
> Thank you for your time
> Jacinta Miller

Greg Laden
Department of Anthropology
Harvard University
11 Divinity Avenue
Cambridge MA 02138