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Is it possible for a foreign professional mathematician with poor English find employment in the US?

Someone who is incredibly good at math/chemistry/statistics/physics/calculus all these but has poor English. What jobs could one possibly find in the United States that would be interested in hiring him? How would one start looking for employment?

Asked By: inv3s7or - 9/6/2006
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Answered By: MollyMAM - 9/6/2006
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it seems you could go to one of the colleges.... I have yet to have a english speaking teacher, but try to get the basics of english first...
Answered By: Rollie - 9/6/2006
 
well,I suggest you just work at your English,and try to pursue whatever you want to do.This is the most advanced country in the world.We won't judge you based on your ethncity.
Answered By: this_is_my_avatar - 9/6/2006
 
Try the Universities and the larger research organizations (the IBM's, Rand Corporations, etc.) Doug
Answered By: doug_donaghue - 9/6/2006
 
To be quite honest, a lot of my professors have had very poor English (worse than yours appears to be). Most universities would hire you because you are so skilled in your feild and would just be teaching math (or perhaps science but that is much harder to teach without good English... math is kind of it's own... More
Answered By: iMi - 9/6/2006
 
no it didnt work for einstien either, but he liked physics
Answered By: tim w - 9/6/2006
 
yes, all my teacher were foreign born, but all were so smart...so I did not care...the College did not care...look at Einstein..his English was very bad, his wife always had to translate..come start with us at Duke in North Carolina....
Answered By: Roger Vadim*lol* - 9/6/2006
 
like everyone has said, you could be a college proffesor. I have professors from asia who are very smart but I can barely understand a word their saying.
Answered By: aarontwoa - 9/6/2006
 
First, what is your native language? If it is Spanish or a language in demand in states with a high concentration of bi-lingual skills you might have a good shot. Math, chem and stats are not the most easily filled teaching positions in the US I am sorry to say... More
Answered By: iraq51 - 9/6/2006
 
Don't you love it when people who complain about foreign professors not speaking fluent English can't even write in English? If you are that good at math you can get a lot of good jobs in US, including professorships in research universities. But smaller colleges care much more about student satisfaction and may have a... More
Answered By: firat c - 9/6/2006
 
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