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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 13: Postdoctoral Appointees and Other Nonfaculty Research Staff


    TABLE C-24.  SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH POSTDOCTORAL APPOINTEES
   SUPPORTED BY NON-FEDERAL SOURCES IN 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 .............|   7,215 |   7,904 |   8,390 |   9,170 |   9,395 |  10,009 |  10,593 |  11,549
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|   4,833 |   5,365 |   5,606 |   5,988 |   5,996 |   6,230 |   6,503 |   6,980
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|   4,373 |   4,773 |   4,900 |   5,297 |   5,244 |   5,506 |   5,727 |   6,207
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  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|     998 |   1,162 |   1,067 |   1,129 |   1,201 |   1,162 |   1,176 |   1,254
   ASTRONOMY .............................|      13 |      23 |      26 |      23 |      19 |      28 |      32 |      35
   CHEMISTRY .............................|     744 |     837 |     763 |     812 |     880 |     814 |     823 |     891
   PHYSICS ...............................|     240 |     298 |     272 |     290 |     295 |     314 |     314 |     318
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|       1 |       4 |       6 |       4 |       7 |       6 |       7 |      10
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  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|      99 |     101 |      71 |     118 |     140 |     156 |     152 |     154
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|       0 |       4 |       3 |       6 |      11 |       5 |       5 |       7
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|      69 |      75 |      49 |      85 |     104 |     101 |      99 |     101
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|      13 |      12 |      13 |      23 |      17 |      33 |      37 |      35
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|      17 |      10 |       6 |       4 |       8 |      17 |      11 |      11
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|     100 |      96 |      83 |      90 |      63 |      58 |      54 |      82
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|      22 |      32 |      16 |      14 |      33 |      36 |      39 |      42
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|     196 |     214 |     219 |     240 |     199 |     210 |     266 |     268
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|   2,626 |   2,840 |   3,087 |   3,338 |   3,260 |   3,570 |   3,726 |   4,082
   ANATOMY ...............................|      73 |      80 |     100 |      84 |      93 |      89 |      73 |      80
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|     493 |     522 |     569 |     540 |     508 |     478 |     526 |     490
   BIOLOGY ...............................|     230 |     264 |     269 |     326 |     258 |     398 |     317 |     377
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|      24 |      20 |      29 |      27 |      25 |      37 |      43 |      45
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|      14 |      35 |      42 |      39 |      51 |      47 |      46 |      53
   BOTANY ................................|     148 |     163 |     168 |     152 |     125 |     108 |     105 |     137
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|     262 |     242 |     289 |     380 |     380 |     439 |     458 |     602
   ECOLOGY ...............................|       4 |       3 |       7 |      19 |      12 |      13 |      10 |      29
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|      52 |      68 |      62 |      76 |      72 |      55 |      58 |      57
   GENETICS ..............................|     152 |     187 |     196 |     222 |     217 |     235 |     227 |     289
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|     347 |     402 |     436 |     411 |     463 |     513 |     540 |     555
   NUTRITION .............................|      53 |      51 |      69 |      72 |      85 |      85 |      87 |      82
   PATHOLOGY .............................|     259 |     246 |     281 |     385 |     389 |     453 |     484 |     494
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|     207 |     233 |     234 |     263 |     242 |     255 |     302 |     293
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|     211 |     224 |     252 |     252 |     264 |     274 |     285 |     273
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|      37 |      52 |      48 |      50 |      32 |      40 |      63 |      57
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|      60 |      48 |      36 |      40 |      44 |      51 |     102 |     169
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|     113 |     133 |     156 |     114 |     141 |     135 |     130 |     144
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|     219 |     195 |     201 |     254 |     207 |     179 |     184 |     181
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|       9 |       7 |      12 |      29 |       9 |      11 |      15 |       8
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|      38 |      43 |      52 |      48 |      31 |      34 |      27 |      36
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|      27 |       5 |      23 |      25 |      39 |      17 |      19 |      23
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|       2 |       6 |       3 |       4 |       6 |       9 |      17 |      12
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|      35 |      29 |      23 |      28 |       6 |      14 |      10 |      11
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|      42 |      40 |      15 |      42 |      51 |      32 |      22 |      32
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|      36 |      34 |      34 |      39 |      38 |      25 |      24 |      23
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|       2 |       1 |       0 |       2 |       1 |       3 |       5 |       4
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|      28 |      30 |      39 |      37 |      26 |      34 |      45 |      32
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|     460 |     592 |     706 |     691 |     752 |     724 |     776 |     773
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|       5 |       5 |       3 |      13 |      22 |      27 |      25 |      15
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|      13 |      13 |      18 |      17 |      15 |      15 |      21 |      13
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|       2 |       7 |      18 |      22 |      12 |      23 |      34 |      52
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|     138 |     208 |     196 |     256 |     255 |     204 |     180 |     173
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|      58 |      71 |      80 |      61 |      54 |      53 |      64 |      87
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|      50 |      55 |      42 |      80 |     114 |      79 |     119 |     105
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|       7 |       5 |      12 |      16 |      24 |       3 |       5 |      12
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|       7 |       8 |      15 |       2 |      17 |      13 |      21 |      17
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|      69 |      62 |     101 |      63 |      92 |     104 |     119 |     100
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|      68 |      88 |     104 |     122 |     122 |     164 |     146 |     146
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|       4 |       3 |      12 |       9 |       7 |       6 |      11 |      21
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|      39 |      67 |     105 |      30 |      18 |      33 |      31 |      32
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   2,382 |   2,539 |   2,784 |   3,182 |   3,399 |   3,779 |   4,090 |   4,569
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|   1,961 |   2,096 |   2,316 |   2,671 |   2,823 |   3,119 |   3,412 |   3,757
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|      29 |      25 |      12 |      20 |      44 |      36 |      33 |      97
 NURSING .................................|       5 |      15 |      14 |       2 |       2 |      10 |      15 |      18
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|      93 |     117 |     132 |     140 |     163 |     184 |     181 |     216
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|      70 |      62 |      56 |      62 |      52 |      66 |      58 |      70
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|       2 |       5 |       5 |       2 |       3 |       3 |       3 |       1
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|      38 |      39 |      47 |      35 |      48 |      40 |      55 |      64
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|     184 |     180 |     202 |     250 |     264 |     321 |     333 |     346
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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