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Appendix 3-3
Estimated Adjusted Mean Effects and Differences Based on the Modeled Probability of the Percentage of Applicants That Are Femalea,b,c

Effects

Mean (Lower, Upper 95% Confidence Limits)

Disciplines

 

Biology

0.24 (0.20, 0.28)

Chemistry

0.17 (0.14, 0.21)

Mathematics

0.20 (0.16, 0.24)

Electrical engineering

0.10 (0.07, 0.13)

Physics

0.10 (0.09, 0.12)

Civil engineering

0.13 (0.10, 0.17)

Type of position

 

Tenured

0.15 (0.12, 0.17)

Tenure track

0.15 (0.13, 0.17)

Tenured – tenure-track

1.00 (0.88, 1.12)

Type of institution

 

Private

0.15 (0.13, 0.17)

Public

0.15 (0.12, 0.17)

Private – public

1.03 (0.87, 1.19)

Prestige of institution

 

Top 10 institutions

0.16 (0.14, 0.18)

Next 10 institutions

0.14 (0 10, 0.19)

Remaining institutions

0.15 (0.13, 0.17)

Top 10 – second

10 1.12 (0.75, 1.48)

Top 10 – remaining

1.08 (0.94, 1.22)

Second 10 – remaining

0.97 (0.69, 1.25)

Gender of search committee chair

 

Female chair

0.16 (0.13, 0.19)

Male chair

0.14 (0.12, 0.16)

Female – male chair

1.17 (1.01, 1.32)



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Appendix 3-3 Estimated Adjusted Mean Effects and Differences Based on the Modeled Probability of the Percentage of Applicants That Are Female a,b,c Mean Effects (Lower, Upper 95% Confidence Limits) Disciplines Biology 0.24 (0.20, 0.28) Chemistry 0.17 (0.14, 0.21) Mathematics 0.20 (0.16, 0.24) Electrical engineering 0.10 (0.07, 0.13) Physics 0.10 (0.09, 0.12) Civil engineering 0.13 (0.10, 0.17) Type of position Tenured 0.15 (0.12, 0.17) Tenure track 0.15 (0.13, 0.17) Tenured – tenure-track 1.00 (0.88, 1.12) Type of institution Private 0.15 (0.13, 0.17) Public 0.15 (0.12, 0.17) Private – public 1.03 (0.87, 1.19) Prestige of institution Top 10 institutions 0.16 (0.14, 0.18) Next 10 institutions 0.14 (0 10, 0.19) Remaining institutions 0.15 (0.13, 0.17) Top 10 – second 10 1.12 (0.75, 1.48) Top 10 – remaining 1.08 (0.94, 1.22) Second 10 – remaining 0.97 (0.69, 1.25) Gender of search committee chair Female chair 0.16 (0.13, 0.19) Male chair 0.14 (0.12, 0.16) Female – male chair 1.17 (1.01, 1.32) 

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 GENDER DIFFERENCES IN FACULTy CAREERS Ratios of Means Effects (Lower, Upper 95% Confidence Limits) Differences across disciplines Biology – Chemistry 1.36 (1.10, 1.62) Biology – Mathematics 1.21 (1.05, 1.37) Biology – Electrical engineering 2.44 (1.61, 3.27) Biology – Physics 2.30 (1.91, 2.69) Biology – Civil engineering 1.80 (1.29, 2.32) Chemistry – Mathematics 0.89 (0.69, 1.08) Chemistry – Electrical engineering 1.79 (1.18, 2.39) Chemistry – Physics 1.69 (1.39, 1.98) Chemistry – Civil engineering 1.32 (0.92, 1.73) Mathematics – Electrical engineering 2.02 (1.35, 2.68) Mathematics – Physics 1.90 (1.57, 2.24) Mathematics – Civil engineering 1.49 (1.06, 1.93) Electrical Engineering – Physics 0.94 (0.64, 1.25) Electrical – Civil engineering 0.74 (0.47, 1.01) Physics – Civil engineering 0.78 (0.58, 0.99) Type of position Tenured – tenure-track 1.00 (0.88, 1.12) Type of institution Private – public 1.03 (0.87, 1.19) Prestige of institution Top 10 – second 10 1.12 (0.75, 1.48) Top 10 – remaining 1.08 (0.94, 1.22) Second 10 – remaining 0.97 (0.69, 1.25) Gender of search committee chair Female – male chair 1.17 (1.01, 1.32) a The sample size used to fit this model was 667. b The same effects were fit as in the table in Appendix 3-2. c See note b in the table in Appendix 3-2. SOURCE: Departmental survey conducted by the Committee on Gender Differences in Careers of Science, Engineering, and Mathematics Faculty.