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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 13: Postdoctoral Appointees and Other Nonfaculty Research Staff


 TABLE C-101.  NONFACULTY SCIENTISTS, ENGINEERS, AND HEALTH PROFESSIONALS 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 .............|   2,721 |   2,801 |   2,891 |   3,215 |   3,356 |   3,468 |   3,766 |   3,931
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|   2,112 |   2,255 |   2,400 |   2,677 |   2,813 |   2,835 |   3,069 |   3,200
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|   1,864 |   1,894 |   2,013 |   2,259 |   2,410 |   2,362 |   2,554 |   2,715
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|     528 |     602 |     664 |     636 |     674 |     739 |     795 |     795
   ASTRONOMY .............................|      40 |      45 |      38 |      41 |      43 |      41 |      65 |      78
   CHEMISTRY .............................|     221 |     250 |     263 |     242 |     272 |     307 |     308 |     329
   PHYSICS ...............................|     264 |     306 |     362 |     349 |     358 |     390 |     421 |     386
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|       3 |       1 |       1 |       4 |       1 |       1 |       1 |       2
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|     122 |     126 |     150 |     256 |     236 |     230 |     256 |     305
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|      44 |      18 |      10 |      19 |      26 |      21 |      40 |      27
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|      59 |      42 |      52 |      85 |      67 |      87 |      75 |     112
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|      17 |      62 |      81 |     137 |     137 |     109 |     118 |     146
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|       2 |       4 |       7 |      15 |       6 |      13 |      23 |      20
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|      18 |      16 |       8 |       8 |       8 |      19 |       9 |      15
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|       9 |      10 |      15 |      15 |      23 |      16 |      27 |      19
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|     111 |      99 |     126 |     153 |     162 |     163 |     161 |     204
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|     876 |     893 |     894 |     977 |   1,113 |   1,050 |   1,143 |   1,158
   ANATOMY ...............................|      55 |      48 |      58 |      47 |      41 |      29 |      42 |      31
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|     128 |     150 |     157 |     172 |     202 |     184 |     168 |     170
   BIOLOGY ...............................|     176 |     152 |     140 |     158 |     137 |     158 |     193 |     210
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|       7 |      31 |      13 |       5 |      10 |      12 |      29 |      32
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|       3 |       4 |       1 |       3 |      10 |       7 |      17 |      27
   BOTANY ................................|      61 |      71 |      67 |      72 |     118 |      79 |      91 |      77
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|      40 |      52 |      66 |      49 |      79 |      98 |     121 |     125
   ECOLOGY ...............................|      17 |      16 |      23 |       7 |      18 |      12 |      17 |       7
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|      28 |      34 |      31 |      83 |      75 |      61 |      71 |      64
   GENETICS ..............................|      41 |      19 |      25 |      18 |      28 |      22 |      31 |      21
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|      77 |      74 |      62 |      82 |      88 |      99 |      78 |     114
   NUTRITION .............................|      18 |      26 |      32 |      43 |      48 |      36 |      40 |      41
   PATHOLOGY .............................|      30 |      32 |      33 |      39 |      33 |      40 |      32 |      46
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|      76 |      66 |      82 |     102 |     114 |      86 |     110 |      93
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|      92 |      89 |      79 |      56 |      63 |      60 |      49 |      45
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|      22 |      21 |      19 |      36 |      38 |      27 |      17 |      26
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|       5 |       8 |       6 |       5 |      11 |      40 |      37 |      29
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|     158 |      84 |      98 |     120 |      98 |      65 |      83 |     120
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|      42 |      64 |      58 |      94 |      96 |      80 |      80 |      99
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|       4 |       5 |       4 |      17 |      13 |      12 |      14 |      15
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|      25 |      18 |      23 |      46 |      48 |      29 |      30 |      35
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|       1 |       0 |       0 |       1 |       2 |       2 |       0 |       2
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|       1 |       1 |       4 |       4 |       3 |       4 |       5 |       7
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|       2 |       4 |       4 |       6 |       6 |       4 |       4 |       5
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|       2 |      27 |      14 |       4 |       1 |       2 |       1 |       1
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|       5 |       9 |       3 |      15 |      10 |      21 |      12 |       9
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|       2 |       0 |       6 |       1 |      13 |       6 |      14 |      25
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|     248 |     361 |     387 |     418 |     403 |     473 |     515 |     485
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|      12 |      11 |       4 |      15 |      17 |      34 |      58 |      52
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|       2 |       9 |      15 |      13 |      10 |       7 |       5 |      18
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|       4 |       5 |      12 |      10 |       8 |      21 |      21 |       7
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|      30 |      55 |      56 |      56 |      37 |     112 |      85 |      54
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|      16 |      15 |      21 |      41 |      33 |      32 |      57 |      37
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|      33 |      93 |      78 |      72 |      81 |      70 |      84 |     107
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|       1 |       1 |       1 |       1 |       0 |       1 |       7 |       1
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|      11 |       7 |      11 |      21 |      18 |      16 |       4 |       3
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|      51 |      59 |      63 |      73 |      64 |      50 |      46 |      61
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|      55 |      82 |      79 |      75 |      89 |      80 |      98 |      87
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|      24 |      20 |      30 |      27 |      24 |      27 |      27 |      28
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|       9 |       4 |      17 |      14 |      22 |      23 |      23 |      30
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|     609 |     546 |     491 |     538 |     543 |     633 |     697 |     731
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|     424 |     360 |     321 |     332 |     328 |     373 |     369 |     439
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|      11 |       4 |       9 |       8 |      13 |      17 |      23 |       6
 NURSING .................................|       7 |       4 |       3 |      10 |       2 |       9 |       5 |       7
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|      55 |      59 |      46 |      32 |      79 |      80 |     115 |     100
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|      24 |      32 |      30 |      56 |      31 |      37 |      49 |      52
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|      17 |       9 |      20 |      20 |       7 |       7 |      13 |      11
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|       7 |       5 |       3 |       7 |       9 |      15 |      12 |      13
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|      64 |      73 |      59 |      73 |      74 |      95 |     111 |     103
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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