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prestige of institution and, 49, 50, 66, 281-283, 285, 286

review of research results on, 275-283

search committee composition and, 50, 64, 66, 279, 284, 285, 286

statistical analysis, 43, 48-50, 284-286

by tenured or tenure-track position, 44-46, 47, 48, 49, 65-66, 284, 285, 286

Architectural engineering, 25 n.14, 181-182, 230, 231

Arizona State University, 216, 221, 227, 232, 237, 243

Assistant professors

academic hiring, 11, 39, 40, 48

attrition/retention, 4, 10-11, 28

by discipline, 6, 11, 35, 125, 139, 146, 148, 155, 183, 262, 264

doctoral pool, 48

family issues, 273

full-time vs. part-time appointments, 152, 153

grant funding, 113, 160, 316, 317

by institution type, 265, 266

knowledge of tenure and promotion policies, 322-323

mentoring for, 10, 113, 160, 165, 316, 317, 322

outside offers, 107

promotion and tenure, 11, 118, 119, 125, 129, 130, 131, 136-137, 138-139, 145, 148, 151, 161, 163

research productivity, 92, 93, 97

resource packages for, 10, 78, 81, 96, 111

salary, 10, 104, 105, 106, 113, 161

stopping the tenure clock, 12, 144-145, 152, 163

survey sample, 183, 185-188

time in rank, 12, 117, 136-138, 139-146, 150, 151, 152, 155, 163, 164

time from receipt of Ph.D. to hire (academic age), 36, 144, 151, 164

trends in employment, 1, 15-16, 33, 35, 148, 275

Associate professors

academic hiring, 48

career age, 326

by discipline, 6, 35, 127, 128, 142, 262, 264

doctoral pool, 48

grant funding, 113, 317

by institution type, 263, 266

knowledge of tenure and promotion policies, 322-323

mentors, 113, 317, 322

promotion and tenure, 11, 123, 127, 128, 129, 133-134, 137-138, 139, 140, 141, 145, 146-148, 149, 150, 151, 162-163

research productivity, 92, 93, 97

resource packages for, 111

salary, 10, 104, 105, 106, 161

stopping the tenure clock, 12, 163

survey sample, 183, 185-188

time from receipt of Ph.D., 140

time in rank, 123, 137-138, 141, 146-148, 150, 163, 326

trends in employment, 1, 33, 275

Association for Women in Science, 16, 63

Attrition/retention, 4, 10-11, 21, 23-24, 26, 28, 38, 106-107, 109-110, 116, 148, 168

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Bement, Arden L., Jr., 17-18

Big 10+ Chemical Engineering Chairs Survey, 77-78

Biochemistry, 36, 181, 216, 217, 218, 219, 220, 221, 222, 223, 224, 225, 226, 227

Biology

academic employment, 6, 11, 32, 33, 35, 37, 258, 259, 261

academic hiring, 7, 8, 28, 46, 47, 48, 49-50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 65, 66, 68, 155, 156, 157, 284-288

climate for professional development, 87, 314

defined, 25 n.14

department description, 181, 216-221

doctoral pool, 7, 48, 251, 276, 289-290

employment trends, 32, 33, 35, 37, 254, 255, 275

generally, 2, 20, 25

grant funding, 113, 160, 316, 317

institutional resources, 8, 78, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 306-312, 314

institutions surveyed, 216-221

job satisfaction, 321

outside offers, 106, 114, 320

professional activities, 74, 75, 76, 77, 122, 296, 298, 299, 300-304, 314



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