TABLE 21 Academically Employed Science and Engineering Ph.D.s, by Field of Doctorate and Academic Rank, 1995 (in percent)

 

Field of Doctorate

Academic Rank

All Fields

Computer Sciences

Mathematical Sciences

Chemistry

Physics and Astronomy

Earth/Atmospheric/Marine Sciences

Agricultural/Environmental Sciences

Biological Sciences

Health Sciences

Social Sciences

Psychology

Engineering

Total Employed in Academe (No.)

211,700

3,100

14,700

15,000

13,800

6,200

8,300

48,400

8,100

43,400

26,100

24,600

Professor

37.9

9.6

46.2

43.3

39.7

37.2

42.1

36.3

25.9

39.9

34.6

37.8

Associate Professor

24.0

44.1

28.1

17.4

16.5

19.9

24.6

21.5

32.4

26.8

23.4

25.5

Assistant Professor

19.9

38.2

16.4

16.7

12.5

15.6

17.0

22.4

30.0

20.4

19.6

19.2

Instructor/Lecturer

3.0

1.6

3.3

3.1

2.2

2.9

1.8

3.7

2.2

3.0

3.9

1.6

Adjunct Faculty Member

2.2

0.9

1.2

1.8

2.6

2.6

2.3

2.0

1.6

2.6

2.8

2.1

Other

1.5

0.5

1.2

2.7

1.9

1.5

0.7

1.8

0.8

1.0

1.4

1.7

Not Applicable at Institution

2.2

0.7

0.9

4.0

7.7

4.4

1.2

1.2

0.9

0.9

2.2

3.1

Not Applicable for Position

9.5

4.5

2.6

11.1

17.0

15.9

10.4

11.3

6.2

5.4

12.2

9.1

NOTE: Academically employed includes 2-year and 4-year colleges, universities, medical schools, and university-affiliated research institutes. Those on postdoctoral appointments are not included in this table.

SOURCE: National Research Council/National Science Foundation, Survey of Doctorate Recipients, 1995.



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