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TABLE 6-1 Representation of Women in Faculty Positions at Research I Institutions by Rank and Field (percent), 1995-2003

 

Assistant Professor

Associate Professor

Full Professor

1997

1995

1997

1999

2001

2003

1995

1999

2001

2003

1995

1997

1999

2001

2003

Agriculture

17.8

18.6

19.6

18.1

27.2

12.7

12.5

10.7

17.6

13.9

4.9

5.2

6.1

6.6

8.0

Biology

35.6

38.2

36.0

37.0

38.8

26.0

24.3

26.3

30.2

31.2

14.0

14.7

15.8

18.0

20.8

Engineering

14.2

12.7

12.8

14.8

16.6

4.8

6.4

9.6

9.3

11.7

1.8

1.4

2.3

2.7

3.8

Health sciences

69.1

66.9

64.0

64.7

66.5

65.6

65.1

64.9

64.5

59.1

35.1

38.9

45.3

48.0

59.0

Mathematics

18.7

22.0

26.5

25.2

26.6

10.4

14.4

14.9

15.8

16.3

7.6

5.9

9.9

10.0

9.7

Physics

25.1

25.6

24.6

25.4

24.1

9.5

13.4

14.8

16.7

19.5

4.3

4.6

5.9

6.8

7.6

SOURCE: National Science Foundation, Survey of Doctorate Recipients, 1995-2003. Tabulated by the National Research Council.



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