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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 13: Postdoctoral Appointees and Other Nonfaculty Research Staff


TABLE C-26.  SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH POSTDOCTORAL APPOINTEES WITHOUT
    U.S. CITIZENSHIP 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 .............|  10,723 |  11,691 |  13,052 |  14,425 |  15,706 |  16,917 |  17,567 |  18,305
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|   8,472 |   9,264 |  10,210 |  11,119 |  12,036 |  12,671 |  12,999 |  13,321
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|   7,524 |   8,164 |   8,949 |   9,788 |  10,438 |  11,081 |  11,406 |  11,736
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  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|   2,776 |   2,933 |   3,095 |   3,366 |   3,506 |   3,523 |   3,443 |   3,438
   ASTRONOMY .............................|      49 |      57 |      77 |      72 |      84 |      80 |      76 |      68
   CHEMISTRY .............................|   1,987 |   2,097 |   2,107 |   2,316 |   2,364 |   2,328 |   2,267 |   2,282
   PHYSICS ...............................|     735 |     772 |     905 |     973 |   1,045 |   1,100 |   1,085 |   1,066
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|       5 |       7 |       6 |       5 |      13 |      15 |      15 |      22
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  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|     162 |     188 |     180 |     217 |     236 |     277 |     305 |     303
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|      17 |      30 |      23 |      26 |      31 |      35 |      42 |      36
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|     105 |     111 |     113 |     141 |     141 |     158 |     160 |     167
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|      25 |      34 |      34 |      42 |      51 |      62 |      81 |      78
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|      15 |      13 |      10 |       8 |      13 |      22 |      22 |      22
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|     110 |     133 |     129 |     149 |     114 |     109 |     117 |     108
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|      34 |      39 |      36 |      31 |      36 |      46 |      75 |      90
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|     168 |     152 |     206 |     202 |     243 |     277 |     339 |     370
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|   4,115 |   4,568 |   5,088 |   5,549 |   6,072 |   6,593 |   6,851 |   7,171
   ANATOMY ...............................|     124 |     152 |     187 |     228 |     262 |     270 |     249 |     236
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|     907 |     974 |   1,068 |   1,141 |   1,150 |   1,165 |   1,270 |   1,294
   BIOLOGY ...............................|     380 |     441 |     434 |     549 |     611 |     680 |     656 |     718
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|      24 |      20 |      39 |      27 |      32 |      33 |      27 |      43
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|      57 |      63 |      74 |      72 |      84 |      91 |      94 |      96
   BOTANY ................................|     120 |     144 |     167 |     183 |     209 |     227 |     210 |     240
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|     340 |     341 |     423 |     548 |     578 |     602 |     685 |     768
   ECOLOGY ...............................|       7 |       8 |      13 |      18 |      16 |      17 |      26 |      34
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|      44 |      66 |      89 |      74 |      85 |      78 |      87 |      67
   GENETICS ..............................|     161 |     191 |     207 |     235 |     256 |     289 |     317 |     317
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|     566 |     610 |     688 |     692 |     819 |     921 |     950 |     985
   NUTRITION .............................|      78 |      79 |      79 |      80 |     105 |     127 |     125 |     117
   PATHOLOGY .............................|     305 |     366 |     419 |     419 |     498 |     585 |     599 |     621
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|     427 |     500 |     540 |     604 |     645 |     707 |     732 |     753
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|     420 |     456 |     495 |     510 |     538 |     607 |     636 |     616
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|      42 |      39 |      46 |      52 |      63 |      47 |      54 |      59
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|     113 |     118 |     120 |     117 |     121 |     147 |     134 |     207
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|      73 |      73 |     102 |      83 |     100 |     122 |     133 |     123
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|      86 |      78 |     113 |     191 |     131 |     134 |     143 |     133
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|      17 |       6 |      11 |      31 |      22 |      34 |      34 |      29
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|       4 |       8 |      19 |      20 |       6 |       7 |       6 |       8
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|      15 |       3 |      15 |      30 |      26 |       6 |      20 |      27
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|       2 |       3 |       3 |       3 |       5 |       9 |       9 |       9
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|       9 |      21 |      20 |      21 |       3 |       4 |       7 |       5
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|      10 |      10 |      13 |      30 |      35 |      24 |      15 |      16
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|      19 |      16 |      17 |      32 |      21 |      25 |      19 |      13
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|       0 |       1 |       0 |       1 |       0 |       1 |       1 |       1
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|      10 |      10 |      15 |      23 |      13 |      24 |      32 |      25
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|     948 |   1,100 |   1,261 |   1,331 |   1,598 |   1,590 |   1,593 |   1,585
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|      30 |      28 |      24 |      46 |      48 |      60 |      70 |      67
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|      22 |      19 |      28 |      21 |      19 |      31 |      30 |      30
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|      12 |      21 |      40 |      38 |      39 |      41 |      46 |      74
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|     243 |     323 |     349 |     384 |     434 |     413 |     373 |     322
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|     118 |     112 |     102 |      91 |     116 |     126 |     120 |     123
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|      73 |     116 |     135 |     163 |     234 |     192 |     251 |     274
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|      21 |      15 |      46 |      47 |      68 |      39 |      42 |      51
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|       7 |       9 |      15 |       3 |      18 |      25 |      29 |      12
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|     147 |     140 |     202 |     154 |     223 |     205 |     222 |     246
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|     212 |     253 |     237 |     275 |     313 |     333 |     290 |     274
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|      13 |      11 |      23 |      21 |      21 |      26 |      24 |      24
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|      50 |      53 |      60 |      88 |      65 |      99 |      96 |      88
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   2,251 |   2,427 |   2,842 |   3,306 |   3,670 |   4,246 |   4,568 |   4,984
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|   1,671 |   1,799 |   2,127 |   2,546 |   2,896 |   3,384 |   3,614 |   3,972
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|      28 |      23 |      29 |      35 |      27 |      30 |      34 |      56
 NURSING .................................|       1 |       0 |       1 |       1 |       0 |       2 |       4 |       4
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|     271 |     299 |     335 |     296 |     301 |     327 |     341 |     358
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|      48 |      47 |      73 |      75 |      75 |      81 |      72 |      82
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|       2 |       4 |       7 |       9 |      12 |      13 |      12 |      10
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|      32 |      34 |      32 |      39 |      45 |      38 |      46 |      54
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|     198 |     221 |     238 |     305 |     314 |     371 |     445 |     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