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Together we can help them reach their goals

Academic Career Development provides career development services and solutions designed for universities, research institutions, and professional organizations in the life sciences.

Our mission is to offer career development tools that can be utilized to support doctoral students and post-docs as they move into academia as well as young faculty as they navigate the first five

years in their career.

Take time to browse our site and request our books to get a first-hand look at our solutions and services.


Services & Solutions

Are you overwhelmed with students who need career advice?  Could you use career development support tools that you can trust?  If so, we understand.


After 30 years on the college campus and thousands of students later, like you, we know the challenges that young academics face when they attempt to navigate the early years of their careers. More importantly, we have witnessed the demands of career advisors, heads of departments, and institutions who are in need of support solutions that are created and written from experience.

Our services are designed to complement or add to your career development efforts. Whether in your department, doctoral program, professional organization, or young faculty orientation we partner with you, to deliver the solutions that will help move your students and young academics forward. 

Workshops & Seminars


Webinars &


Online Learning.


"Dr. Lightfoot has put together what may be the first, and certainly the most comprehensive, how-to guide for new university faculty.


His ability to weave the critical details of success with his 30+ years' experience creates an insightful and invaluable resource for all new or nearly new faculty."

Dr. G. Liguori, Dean

Univ. Rhode Island

Ready to find out more?

Click the box below to receive complimentary copies of our books and to see how we might best support your university or institution's career development needs.