Box 4-1

Career Assessment Survey of Former Research Associates

  1. Which Research Associateship Program were you in?

  2. Which lab?

  3. Which division/directorate/department?

  4. Start date of postdoc

  5. End date of postdoc

  6. What was your primary reason for taking this postdoc?

    1. Additional training in Ph.D. field

    2. Training in an area outside of Ph.D. field

    3. Work with a specific person or place

    4. Other employment not available

    5. Postdoc generally expected for a career in this field

    6. Salary/benefits

    7. Location

    8. Some other reason: ______________

  1. Demographic information

    1. Highest degree

    2. Year received highest degree

    3. Ph.D. field

    4. Gender

    5. Race/ethnicity

    6. Citizenship

  1. Employment characteristics

    1. Have you been employed in any position since completing your postdoc?

    2. Are you currently employed (or self-employed) either full-time or part-time?

    3. Where are you currently employed?

      1. Educational institution

      2. Industry

      3. Government

      4. Not-for-profit

      5. Self-employed

      6. Other: _____________

    1. If educational, are you employed at:

      1. K-12

      2. Two-year college, community college, or technical institute

      3. Four-year college or university



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