PUIs vs. R01s: Compare and Contrast

Author : Jared Young ,

You’re thinking about applying for jobs at primarily undergraduate institutions (PUIs): colleges that focus on teaching, with less emphasis on research than the big research university you’re probably at now. You may be wondering, "What’s are PUIs like? Will I fit in there? Will I enjoy the work atmosphere?" Chances are you didn’t go to a PUI yourself as an undergrad, so you may have limited exposure to them.