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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 10: by Type of Institutional Control


   TABLE C-91.  SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH POSTDOCTORAL APPOINTEES IN
          PUBLIC DOCTORATE-GRANTING INSTITUTIONS, BY FIELD: 1987-94

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                  FIELD                   |  1987   |  1988   |  1989   |  1990   |  1991   |  1992   |  1993   |  1994
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  TOTAL, ALL SURVEYED FIELDS .............|  14,140 |  15,038 |  16,111 |  16,785 |  17,302 |  18,517 |  19,760 |  20,984
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|  11,310 |  11,907 |  12,518 |  12,992 |  13,597 |  14,412 |  15,065 |  15,787
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|  10,436 |  10,884 |  11,360 |  11,772 |  12,150 |  12,855 |  13,432 |  14,084
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  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|   3,196 |   3,366 |   3,353 |   3,588 |   3,616 |   3,718 |   3,761 |   3,896
   ASTRONOMY .............................|      93 |     107 |     138 |     141 |     157 |     154 |     168 |     188
   CHEMISTRY .............................|   2,111 |   2,224 |   2,150 |   2,355 |   2,334 |   2,307 |   2,350 |   2,389
   PHYSICS ...............................|     959 |   1,011 |   1,037 |   1,065 |   1,105 |   1,218 |   1,204 |   1,275
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|      33 |      24 |      28 |      27 |      20 |      39 |      39 |      44
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  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|     281 |     352 |     308 |     380 |     396 |     464 |     512 |     545
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|      58 |      71 |      58 |      57 |      59 |      64 |      81 |      89
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|     123 |     150 |     142 |     189 |     210 |     233 |     223 |     233
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|      72 |     104 |      89 |     114 |     103 |     136 |     159 |     182
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|      28 |      27 |      19 |      20 |      24 |      31 |      49 |      41
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|     138 |     120 |     108 |      87 |      83 |      87 |     102 |     132
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|      50 |      48 |      34 |      27 |      61 |      78 |      91 |     103
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|     397 |     415 |     475 |     475 |     514 |     569 |     630 |     679
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  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|   5,864 |   6,098 |   6,556 |   6,646 |   6,945 |   7,412 |   7,780 |   8,158
   ANATOMY ...............................|     169 |     206 |     257 |     257 |     287 |     273 |     247 |     311
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|   1,244 |   1,230 |   1,311 |   1,193 |   1,231 |   1,264 |   1,374 |   1,372
   BIOLOGY ...............................|     536 |     553 |     610 |     661 |     696 |     781 |     801 |     835
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|      26 |      18 |      29 |      35 |      41 |      56 |      55 |      89
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|      25 |      20 |      26 |      22 |      36 |      41 |      38 |      52
   BOTANY ................................|     392 |     417 |     424 |     425 |     458 |     461 |     486 |     556
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|     314 |     332 |     346 |     535 |     496 |     526 |     627 |     625
   ECOLOGY ...............................|      35 |      31 |      44 |      45 |      39 |      54 |      53 |      68
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|     158 |     172 |     215 |     210 |     233 |     220 |     220 |     183
   GENETICS ..............................|     246 |     221 |     228 |     273 |     280 |     334 |     307 |     317
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|     777 |     824 |     843 |     815 |     957 |     977 |   1,023 |   1,064
   NUTRITION .............................|     100 |      84 |      98 |     101 |     141 |     156 |     166 |     151
   PATHOLOGY .............................|     354 |     407 |     440 |     413 |     409 |     445 |     481 |     490
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|     536 |     606 |     664 |     706 |     710 |     814 |     812 |     845
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|     619 |     648 |     658 |     613 |     602 |     633 |     632 |     633
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|     176 |     161 |     181 |     149 |     144 |     151 |     157 |     160
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|     157 |     168 |     182 |     193 |     185 |     226 |     301 |     407
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|     251 |     286 |     284 |     277 |     298 |     279 |     301 |     309
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|     259 |     199 |     242 |     292 |     237 |     248 |     255 |     262
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|      31 |      19 |      28 |      56 |      38 |      49 |      46 |      45
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|      51 |      47 |      62 |      49 |      35 |      47 |      39 |      43
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|      25 |       6 |      11 |      25 |      11 |      18 |      34 |      39
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|      14 |      21 |      21 |      19 |      15 |      21 |      24 |      22
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|      37 |      34 |      25 |      34 |       9 |      17 |      15 |      16
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|       9 |       2 |       5 |      24 |      37 |      17 |      22 |      22
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|      58 |      34 |      38 |      45 |      56 |      43 |      40 |      40
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|       3 |       1 |       0 |       2 |       1 |       0 |       2 |       1
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|      31 |      35 |      52 |      38 |      35 |      36 |      33 |      34
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|     874 |   1,023 |   1,158 |   1,220 |   1,447 |   1,557 |   1,633 |   1,703
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|      28 |      26 |      19 |      39 |      49 |      55 |      82 |      72
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|      27 |      27 |      39 |      33 |      35 |      36 |      35 |      43
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|      15 |      17 |      25 |      28 |      22 |      35 |      38 |      67
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|     207 |     305 |     366 |     388 |     408 |     380 |     364 |     331
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|     115 |     127 |     112 |      99 |     126 |     112 |     113 |     123
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|     111 |     112 |     115 |     160 |     236 |     198 |     243 |     259
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|       4 |       4 |       4 |       6 |      13 |      12 |      14 |      20
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|      21 |      25 |      18 |       5 |      24 |      32 |      59 |      45
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|     132 |     138 |     198 |     127 |     210 |     234 |     248 |     274
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|     156 |     182 |     181 |     234 |     256 |     306 |     279 |     314
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|      18 |      14 |      27 |      22 |      23 |      30 |      30 |      34
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|      40 |      46 |      54 |      79 |      45 |     127 |     128 |     121
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   2,830 |   3,131 |   3,593 |   3,793 |   3,705 |   4,105 |   4,695 |   5,197
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|   2,018 |   2,171 |   2,610 |   2,821 |   2,738 |   3,060 |   3,438 |   3,781
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|      40 |      66 |      22 |      28 |      52 |      47 |      78 |     147
 NURSING .................................|      49 |      26 |      33 |      22 |      24 |      22 |      35 |      44
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|     372 |     461 |     511 |     464 |     458 |     458 |     509 |     561
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|      76 |      67 |      84 |     100 |      80 |      89 |     110 |     118
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|      14 |      26 |      28 |      27 |      39 |      44 |      47 |      39
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|      87 |     112 |      85 |      75 |      79 |      77 |     105 |     105
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|     174 |     202 |     220 |     256 |     235 |     308 |     373 |     402
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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