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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 10: by Type of Institutional Control


   TABLE C-92.  SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH POSTDOCTORAL APPOINTEES IN
          PRIVATE 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 .............|  10,679 |  11,045 |  11,767 |  12,730 |  13,501 |  14,158 |  14,501 |  15,174
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|   7,461 |   7,780 |   8,346 |   8,778 |   9,214 |   9,413 |   9,546 |   9,999
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|   6,892 |   7,118 |   7,592 |   8,059 |   8,418 |   8,619 |   8,745 |   9,113
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  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|   1,749 |   1,819 |   2,002 |   1,977 |   2,077 |   2,039 |   1,887 |   1,914
   ASTRONOMY .............................|      31 |      40 |      48 |      43 |      53 |      52 |      51 |      58
   CHEMISTRY .............................|   1,124 |   1,197 |   1,307 |   1,275 |   1,313 |   1,257 |   1,217 |   1,290
   PHYSICS ...............................|     593 |     573 |     646 |     658 |     708 |     730 |     619 |     566
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|       1 |       9 |       1 |       1 |       3 |       0 |       0 |       0
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  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|     139 |     141 |     142 |     211 |     227 |     226 |     250 |     270
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|     116 |     123 |     123 |     154 |     159 |     166 |     200 |     202
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|       9 |      12 |      18 |      56 |      58 |      50 |      45 |      55
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|      14 |       6 |       1 |       1 |      10 |      10 |       5 |      13
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|      91 |     164 |     116 |     161 |     123 |     114 |     118 |     130
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|      49 |      43 |      44 |      44 |      59 |      66 |      73 |      80
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|      45 |      49 |      42 |      49 |      51 |      61 |      74 |      63
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|   4,494 |   4,569 |   4,869 |   5,284 |   5,533 |   5,760 |   5,999 |   6,311
   ANATOMY ...............................|     163 |     171 |     203 |     206 |     222 |     223 |     215 |     192
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|     869 |     848 |     905 |     981 |     889 |     893 |     988 |   1,007
   BIOLOGY ...............................|     640 |     672 |     668 |     697 |     701 |     694 |     659 |     743
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|      48 |      52 |      71 |      62 |      59 |      66 |      76 |      66
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|      91 |     104 |     112 |      96 |     120 |     135 |     138 |     132
   BOTANY ................................|      18 |      28 |      23 |      24 |      30 |      31 |      25 |      34
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|     585 |     552 |     620 |     723 |     768 |     782 |     814 |     980
   ECOLOGY ...............................|       4 |       2 |       8 |      12 |      10 |       6 |      12 |      20
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|       4 |       4 |       4 |       2 |       3 |       3 |       3 |       5
   GENETICS ..............................|     247 |     283 |     307 |     341 |     345 |     337 |     358 |     384
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|     523 |     568 |     676 |     654 |     758 |     807 |     858 |     874
   NUTRITION .............................|      77 |      54 |      29 |      30 |      30 |      40 |      44 |      41
   PATHOLOGY .............................|     391 |     396 |     440 |     605 |     666 |     725 |     721 |     773
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|     366 |     385 |     369 |     398 |     443 |     472 |     515 |     530
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|     400 |     386 |     409 |     430 |     458 |     506 |     518 |     478
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|      21 |      20 |      14 |      13 |      17 |      14 |      17 |      17
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|      47 |      44 |      11 |      10 |      14 |      26 |      38 |      35
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|     208 |     212 |     252 |     187 |     206 |     241 |     221 |     235
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|     117 |     121 |     125 |     146 |     142 |     112 |     123 |     110
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|       0 |       1 |       0 |       1 |       1 |       0 |       0 |       0
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|       3 |       9 |      12 |      15 |      16 |      12 |      13 |      14
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|      11 |       3 |      22 |      12 |      29 |       4 |       4 |       7
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|       1 |       1 |       1 |       0 |       0 |       1 |       4 |       1
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|       5 |       2 |       5 |       4 |       5 |       9 |      14 |       4
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|      45 |      47 |      36 |      42 |      41 |      32 |      13 |      22
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|      35 |      39 |      37 |      49 |      34 |      29 |      32 |      23
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       3 |       3 |       3
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|      17 |      19 |      12 |      23 |      16 |      22 |      40 |      36
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|     569 |     662 |     754 |     719 |     796 |     794 |     801 |     886
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|      15 |      22 |      19 |      28 |      28 |      37 |      34 |      28
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|       2 |       4 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       1 |       4 |       2
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|      29 |      30 |      44 |      44 |      39 |      46 |      47 |      74
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|     103 |     118 |     100 |     162 |     160 |     155 |     162 |     189
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|      59 |      76 |      70 |      69 |      59 |      75 |      68 |      87
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|      65 |      74 |      78 |      81 |     103 |     115 |     140 |     148
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|      37 |      34 |      70 |      70 |     104 |      59 |      64 |      75
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|       5 |       7 |      14 |       1 |       3 |       6 |       4 |       8
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|      84 |      78 |     104 |      93 |     114 |     115 |     107 |     107
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|     127 |     143 |     142 |     129 |     136 |     144 |     124 |     127
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|       2 |       3 |       9 |       8 |       6 |       4 |      10 |       5
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|      41 |      73 |     104 |      34 |      44 |      37 |      37 |      36
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   3,218 |   3,265 |   3,421 |   3,952 |   4,287 |   4,745 |   4,955 |   5,175
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|   2,673 |   2,734 |   2,895 |   3,363 |   3,628 |   4,012 |   4,193 |   4,404
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|      37 |      28 |      23 |      25 |      25 |      28 |      24 |      44
 NURSING .................................|       0 |       4 |       3 |       1 |       4 |       6 |       5 |       4
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|      35 |      23 |      22 |      23 |      17 |      28 |      25 |      19
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|     112 |      96 |     108 |     118 |     124 |     135 |     122 |     123
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|      11 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       1 |       2 |       2 |       1
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|      25 |      20 |      26 |      27 |      40 |      40 |      28 |      29
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|     325 |     360 |     344 |     395 |     448 |     494 |     556 |     551
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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