TABLE 22 Academically Employed Science and Engineering Ph.D.s, by Years Since Doctorate, Gender, and Academic Rank, 1995 (in percent)

 

Years Since Doctorate

Academic Rank and Gender

Total

5 Years or Less

6-15 Years

16-25 Year

More Than 25 Years

Total Employed in Academe (No.)

211,700

35,900

69,600

64,600

41,600

Professor

37.9

1.7

13.6

59.4

76.1

Associate Professor

24.0

7.9

41.1

23.0

10.7

Assistant Professor

19.9

60.6

25.5

3.5

1.0

Instructor/Lecturer

3.0

7.0

3.2

2.0

0.6

Adjunct Faculty Member

2.2

3.1

2.3

1.6

2.1

Other

1.5

2.3

1.2

0.8

2.2

Not Applicable at Institution

2.2

2.0

2.0

2.4

2.0

Not Applicable for Position

9.5

15.4

11.1

7.3

5.1

Male

163,500

22,400

49,400

53,500

38,200

Professor

43.5

1.3

15.7

62.1

78.0

Associate Professor

23.8

8.0

43.5

22.4

9.5

Assistant Professor

16.7

63.2

23.1

2.8

0.8

Instructor/Lecturer

2.1

5.5

2.5

1.5

0.6

Adjunct Faculty Member

1.7

2.4

1.7

1.4

2.0

Other

1.5

2.3

1.2

0.8

2.3

Not Applicable at Institution

2.2

2.2

2.1

2.5

2.1

Not Applicable for Position

8.4

15.0

10.3

6.7

4.6

Female

48,300

13,500

20,200

11,100

3,400

Professor

18.9

2.4

8.7

46.5

55.0

Associate Professor

24.5

7.7

35.2

25.8

23.9

Assistant Professor

30.7

56.2

31.3

7.1

3.0

Instructor/Lecturer

5.9

9.6

4.8

4.6

1.5

Adjunct Faculty Member

3.7

4.1

3.8

3.0

4.0

Other

1.4

2.3

1.1

0.9

1.0

Not Applicable at Institution

1.8

1.7

1.8

2.3

0.9

Not Applicable for Position

13.1

16.1

13.2

9.8

10.7

NOTE: Numbers are rounded to the nearest hundred; therefore, subcategories may not add to total. 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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