Table 5-6
Average annual growth rate for S&E doctorate holders, by academic position: 1973–2003
(Percent)
 
Academic position 1973–2003 1973–83 1983–93 1993–2003
All positions 2.6 4.1 2.0 1.9
Full-time faculty 2.1 3.7 1.5 1.2
Professors 2.4 5.1 1.4 0.9
Associate professors 1.8 3.8 0.6 1.1
Junior faculty 2.0 1.1 2.9 1.9
Full-time nonfaculty 5.3 5.9 5.2 4.7
Postdocs 4.5 7.2 4.8 1.7
Part-time positions 5.2 7.4 -0.2 8.4
 

NOTES: Junior faculty includes assistant professors or instructors. Nonfaculty includes positions such as research associates, adjunct appointments, lecturers, and administrative positions.

SOURCE: National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Statistics, Survey of Doctorate Recipients, special tabulations. See appendix table 5-23.

 
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