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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 10: by Type of Institutional Control


  TABLE A-69.  SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH POSTDOCTORAL APPOINTEES AND
    OTHER NONFACULTY DOCTORAL RESEARCH STAFF IN PUBLIC DOCTORATE-GRANTING
                     INSTITUTIONS, BY FIELD AND SEX: 1994

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                                          |      POSTDOCTORAL APPOINTEES      |OTHER NONFACULTY DOCTORAL RESEARCH
                                          |                                   |               STAFF
                  FIELD                   |                                   |
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                                          |  TOTAL    |   MEN     |  WOMEN    |  TOTAL    |   MEN     |  WOMEN
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  TOTAL, ALL SURVEYED FIELDS .............|   20,984  |   14,869  |    6,115  |    3,931  |    2,852  |    1,079
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|   15,787  |   11,460  |    4,327  |    3,200  |    2,411  |      789
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|   14,084  |    9,967  |    4,117  |    2,715  |    1,981  |      734
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  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|    3,896  |    3,296  |      600  |      795  |      685  |      110
   ASTRONOMY .............................|      188  |      158  |       30  |       78  |       68  |       10
   CHEMISTRY .............................|    2,389  |    1,940  |      449  |      329  |      257  |       72
   PHYSICS ...............................|    1,275  |    1,160  |      115  |      386  |      358  |       28
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|       44  |       38  |        6  |        2  |        2  |        0
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  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|      545  |      436  |      109  |      305  |      258  |       47
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|       89  |       76  |       13  |       27  |       26  |        1
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|      233  |      193  |       40  |      112  |       95  |       17
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|      182  |      134  |       48  |      146  |      123  |       23
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|       41  |       33  |        8  |       20  |       14  |        6
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|      132  |      112  |       20  |       15  |       14  |        1
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  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|      103  |       87  |       16  |       19  |       14  |        5
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  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|      679  |      500  |      179  |      204  |      154  |       50
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  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|    8,158  |    5,196  |    2,962  |    1,158  |      731  |      427
   ANATOMY ...............................|      311  |      190  |      121  |       31  |       18  |       13
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|    1,372  |      895  |      477  |      170  |      105  |       65
   BIOLOGY ...............................|      835  |      528  |      307  |      210  |      134  |       76
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|       89  |       42  |       47  |       32  |       12  |       20
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|       52  |       40  |       12  |       27  |       21  |        6
   BOTANY ................................|      556  |      362  |      194  |       77  |       45  |       32
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|      625  |      371  |      254  |      125  |       78  |       47
   ECOLOGY ...............................|       68  |       50  |       18  |        7  |        6  |        1
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|      183  |      141  |       42  |       64  |       49  |       15
   GENETICS ..............................|      317  |      197  |      120  |       21  |       16  |        5
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|    1,064  |      646  |      418  |      114  |       68  |       46
   NUTRITION .............................|      151  |       91  |       60  |       41  |       19  |       22
   PATHOLOGY .............................|      490  |      316  |      174  |       46  |       30  |       16
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|      845  |      539  |      306  |       93  |       62  |       31
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|      633  |      417  |      216  |       45  |       35  |       10
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|      160  |      103  |       57  |       26  |       14  |       12
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|      407  |      268  |      139  |       29  |       19  |       10
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|      309  |      173  |      136  |      120  |       63  |       57
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|      262  |      167  |       95  |       99  |       62  |       37
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|       45  |       33  |       12  |       15  |       12  |        3
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|       43  |       21  |       22  |       35  |       19  |       16
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|       39  |       33  |        6  |        2  |        2  |        0
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|       22  |       16  |        6  |        7  |        5  |        2
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|       16  |        8  |        8  |        5  |        2  |        3
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|       22  |       15  |        7  |        1  |        1  |        0
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|       40  |       20  |       20  |        9  |        6  |        3
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|        1  |        0  |        1  |        0  |        0  |        0
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|       34  |       21  |       13  |       25  |       15  |       10
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|    1,703  |    1,493  |      210  |      485  |      430  |       55
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|       72  |       63  |        9  |       52  |       42  |       10
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|       43  |       35  |        8  |       18  |       13  |        5
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|       67  |       59  |        8  |        7  |        5  |        2
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|      331  |      287  |       44  |       54  |       47  |        7
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|      123  |      113  |       10  |       37  |       34  |        3
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|      259  |      232  |       27  |      107  |       99  |        8
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|       20  |       17  |        3  |        1  |        1  |        0
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|       45  |       35  |       10  |        3  |        3  |        0
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|      274  |      251  |       23  |       61  |       56  |        5
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|      314  |      271  |       43  |       87  |       76  |       11
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|       34  |       29  |        5  |       28  |       25  |        3
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|      121  |      101  |       20  |       30  |       29  |        1
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|    5,197  |    3,409  |    1,788  |      731  |      441  |      290
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|    3,781  |    2,527  |    1,254  |      439  |      267  |      172
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|      147  |       86  |       61  |        6  |        2  |        4
 NURSING .................................|       44  |        3  |       41  |        7  |        2  |        5
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|      561  |      392  |      169  |      100  |       58  |       42
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|      118  |       72  |       46  |       52  |       31  |       21
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|       39  |       23  |       16  |       11  |        5  |        6
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|      105  |       58  |       47  |       13  |        8  |        5
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|      402  |      248  |      154  |      103  |       68  |       35
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KEY:      N.E.C.= NOT ELSEWHERE CLASSIFIED
SOURCE:   NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION/SRS, SURVEY OF GRADUATE STUDENTS
    AND POSTDOCTORATES IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING