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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 13: Postdoctoral Appointees and Other Nonfaculty Research Staff


   TABLE A-17.  SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH POSTDOCTORAL APPOINTEES IN
 DOCTORATE-GRANTING INSTITUTIONS, BY FIELD, SOURCE OF SUPPORT, AND NUMBER OF
           POSTDOCTORAL APPOINTEES WHO WERE NON-U.S. CITIZENS: 1994

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                                          |           |                                                           |
                                          |           |                     SOURCE OF SUPPORT                     | NUMBER OF
                                          |           |                                                           |   POST-
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                                          |           |                                               |           | DOCTORAL
                  FIELD                   |   TOTAL   |                    FEDERAL                    |           |APPOINTEES
                                          |           |                                               |           | WHO WERE
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                                          |           |           |           |           |           |NON-FEDERAL| NON-U.S.
                                          |           |   TOTAL   |FELLOWSHIPS| TRAINEE-  | RESEARCH  |           | CITIZENS
                                          |           |           |           |   SHIPS   |  GRANTS   |           |
                                          |           |           |           |           |           |           |
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                                          |           |           |           |           |           |           |
  TOTAL, ALL SURVEYED FIELDS .............|   36,158  |   24,609  |    3,192  |    2,880  |   18,537  |   11,549  |   18,305
                                          |           |           |           |           |           |           |
TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|   25,786  |   18,806  |    1,993  |    1,270  |   15,543  |    6,980  |   13,321
                                          |           |           |           |           |           |           |
 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|   23,197  |   16,990  |    1,936  |    1,246  |   13,808  |    6,207  |   11,736
                                          |           |           |           |           |           |           |
  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|    5,810  |    4,556  |      285  |       28  |    4,243  |    1,254  |    3,438
   ASTRONOMY .............................|      246  |      211  |       18  |        0  |      193  |       35  |       68
   CHEMISTRY .............................|    3,679  |    2,788  |      213  |       26  |    2,549  |      891  |    2,282
   PHYSICS ...............................|    1,841  |    1,523  |       54  |        2  |    1,467  |      318  |    1,066
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|       44  |       34  |        0  |        0  |       34  |       10  |       22
                                          |           |           |           |           |           |           |
  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|      815  |      661  |       59  |        8  |      594  |      154  |      303
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|       89  |       82  |        4  |        2  |       76  |        7  |       36
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|      435  |      334  |       22  |        3  |      309  |      101  |      167
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|      237  |      202  |       33  |        0  |      169  |       35  |       78
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|       54  |       43  |        0  |        3  |       40  |       11  |       22
                                          |           |           |           |           |           |           |
  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|      262  |      180  |       37  |       25  |      118  |       82  |      108
                                          |           |           |           |           |           |           |
  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|      183  |      141  |       29  |        1  |      111  |       42  |       90
                                          |           |           |           |           |           |           |
  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|      742  |      474  |       10  |        2  |      462  |      268  |      370
                                          |           |           |           |           |           |           |
  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|   14,469  |   10,387  |    1,389  |    1,064  |    7,934  |    4,082  |    7,171
   ANATOMY ...............................|      503  |      423  |       63  |       47  |      313  |       80  |      236
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|    2,379  |    1,889  |      208  |      106  |    1,575  |      490  |    1,294
   BIOLOGY ...............................|    1,578  |    1,201  |      208  |       65  |      928  |      377  |      718
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|      155  |      110  |       22  |       67  |       21  |       45  |       43
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|      184  |      131  |       22  |        5  |      104  |       53  |       96
   BOTANY ................................|      590  |      453  |       45  |        6  |      402  |      137  |      240
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|    1,605  |    1,003  |      192  |       67  |      744  |      602  |      768
   ECOLOGY ...............................|       88  |       59  |        5  |        0  |       54  |       29  |       34
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|      188  |      131  |        2  |        1  |      128  |       57  |       67
   GENETICS ..............................|      701  |      412  |       65  |       48  |      299  |      289  |      317
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|    1,938  |    1,383  |      185  |      157  |    1,041  |      555  |      985
   NUTRITION .............................|      192  |      110  |       10  |       10  |       90  |       82  |      117
   PATHOLOGY .............................|    1,263  |      769  |       89  |      160  |      520  |      494  |      621
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|    1,375  |    1,082  |      134  |      163  |      785  |      293  |      753
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|    1,111  |      838  |      108  |      127  |      603  |      273  |      616
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|      177  |      120  |       10  |       12  |       98  |       57  |       59
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|      442  |      273  |       21  |       23  |      229  |      169  |      207
                                          |           |           |           |           |           |           |
  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|      544  |      400  |       72  |      101  |      227  |      144  |      123
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|      372  |      191  |       55  |       17  |      119  |      181  |      133
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|       45  |       37  |        1  |        0  |       36  |        8  |       29
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|       57  |       21  |        9  |        0  |       12  |       36  |        8
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|       46  |       23  |        9  |        3  |       11  |       23  |       27
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|       23  |       11  |        0  |        0  |       11  |       12  |        9
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|       20  |        9  |        2  |        3  |        4  |       11  |        5
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|       44  |       12  |        4  |        2  |        6  |       32  |       16
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|       63  |       40  |       14  |        6  |       20  |       23  |       13
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|        4  |        0  |        0  |        0  |        0  |        4  |        1
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|       70  |       38  |       16  |        3  |       19  |       32  |       25
                                          |           |           |           |           |           |           |
 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|    2,589  |    1,816  |       57  |       24  |    1,735  |      773  |    1,585
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|      100  |       85  |        2  |        0  |       83  |       15  |       67
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|       45  |       32  |        0  |        0  |       32  |       13  |       30
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|      141  |       89  |        9  |       15  |       65  |       52  |       74
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|      520  |      347  |        2  |        4  |      341  |      173  |      322
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|      210  |      123  |        5  |        0  |      118  |       87  |      123
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|      407  |      302  |       13  |        0  |      289  |      105  |      274
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|       95  |       83  |        8  |        2  |       73  |       12  |       51
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|       53  |       36  |        0  |        0  |       36  |       17  |       12
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|      381  |      281  |       10  |        1  |      270  |      100  |      246
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|      441  |      295  |        3  |        1  |      291  |      146  |      274
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|       39  |       18  |        1  |        1  |       16  |       21  |       24
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|      157  |      125  |        4  |        0  |      121  |       32  |       88
                                          |           |           |           |           |           |           |
TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   10,372  |    5,803  |    1,199  |    1,610  |    2,994  |    4,569  |    4,984
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|    8,185  |    4,428  |      963  |    1,355  |    2,110  |    3,757  |    3,972
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|      191  |       94  |       19  |       36  |       39  |       97  |       56
 NURSING .................................|       48  |       30  |       16  |       11  |        3  |       18  |        4
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|      580  |      364  |       31  |        8  |      325  |      216  |      358
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|      241  |      171  |       34  |       51  |       86  |       70  |       82
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|       40  |       39  |       11  |        6  |       22  |        1  |       10
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|      134  |       70  |        7  |       10  |       53  |       64  |       54
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|      953  |      607  |      118  |      133  |      356  |      346  |      448
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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