What is a Career in Teaching & Research in Chemistry?

I think Teaching & Research in Chemistry is a great Career option. Internet is brimming with pages on How to get into Teaching & Research in Chemistry, while I want to first understand What is a Career in Teaching & Research in Chemistry. It had been a while since I was researching about a Career in Teaching & Research in Chemistry, when I came across: https://www.lifepage.in/career/20180619-0002/Science/Teaching/Career-in-Teaching-&-Research-in-Chemistry/hindi

Dr A K Gupta's professional point of view!

Dr A K Gupta is an experienced professional with 40 years & 9 months in Teaching & Research in Chemistry. Dr A K Gupta has worked in Teaching & Research in Chemistry as Associate Professor & Head in SGRR PG College. In Dr A K Gupta's own words, this is how Dr A K Gupta got into Teaching & Research in Chemistry: "After completing my B Sc, I did M Sc & Ph D in Chemistry from DAV College, Dehradun. I joined SGRR PG College as a Faculty in 1978. I have a Research experience of nearly 40 years. I have been the Head of Department since 2006 and I am also the Dean of Student Welfare at SGRR PG College." This link showed on the first page of search results for Dr A K Gupta: https://www.lifepage.in/page/akgupta

Career Video on Teaching & Research in Chemistry

In a video, Dr A K Gupta has talked about various aspects of a Career in Teaching & Research in Chemistry. Dr A K Gupta started by explaining Teaching & Research in Chemistry as: "Teaching and Research in Chemistry comprises of three words teaching, research and chemistry so first of all what is teaching so teaching is the art and science of helping others to grow in their knowledge and understanding. It is holding the hand of a young one and saying it's going to be OK. Teaching is being careful that you acknowledge every student ever. On the other hand research is a careful and detailed study into a specific problem, concern, or issue using the scientific method. It's the adult form of the science fair projects back in elementary school, where you try and learn something by performing an experiment. Chemistry is the branch of science concerned with the substances of which matter is composed, the investigation of their properties and reactions, and the use of such reactions to form new substances." It was a very interesting video and I enjoyed watching it.

It is easy to Google information about what Qualifications are needed to enter Teaching & Research in Chemistry, this video went a step ahead to talk about the body of knowledge one needs to develop to excel at Teaching & Research in Chemistry. Dr A K Gupta touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Mathematics & Physics
  • Biology
  • Research Methodology
90% success in real life depends on Skills. It is crucial to understand these.
Dr A K Gupta then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Teaching & Research in Chemistry:
  • Communication Skills
  • Motivating Students
  • Right Aptitude
  • Guiding & Leading Students
  • Practical Approach
  • Up to Date with Technology
  • Patience
It is important to get an understanding of the Positives of this Career.
Dr A K Gupta believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Teaching & Research in Chemistry:
  • Continuous Learning
  • Feeling Young
  • Respect
  • Satisfaction
Challenges are the other side of Positives and this Career is no exception.
And, Dr A K Gupta believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Teaching & Research in Chemistry:
  • Diversity in Students
  • Low Fee Structure

In the final section of the video Dr A K Gupta talks about How a day goes in a Career in Teaching & Research in Chemistry. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Teaching & Research in Chemistry, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video: https://lifepage.app.link/20180619-0002

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