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Figure H-2. Science and engineering doctorate holders employed in 4-year colleges or universities who are women, by type of position: 2006

Figure Updated: December 2008

Figure H-2. Science and engineering doctorate holders employed in 4-year colleges or universities who are women, by type of position: 2006.

SOURCE: National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Statistics, Survey of Doctorate Recipients: 2006.

Among science and engineering doctorate holders in academia, women were higher fractions of people employed in temporary positions than of those in top leadership positions in 2006.

  • Women were 39% of science and engineering doctorate holders with adjunct faculty positions and 41% of those with postdoc positions in 2006.
  • They were 27% of deans and 30% of presidents of colleges and universities.

Related Information

Table H-24. S&E doctorate holders employed in universities and 4-year colleges, by type of academic position, sex, race/ethnicity, and disability status: 2006

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