The remainder of this appendix provides the survey questions asked of the institutions with postdoctoral scholars and their responses to those questions.

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Please fill out responses to each question below. If none of the choices are appropriate, please explain your organization's policy or service in the space provided. If you do not have enough information to answer a question, please mark the Do not know option.

__ Please check here if you would like your data to remain confidential.

  1. Does your organization provide job placement services for your postdocs? (Select all that apply.)

    __ Services are available from an assigned individual whose sole responsibility is to work with postdocs (and graduate students).

    __ Services are available on-site as part of general student/employee services.

    __ Job placement tends to be the responsibility of the adviser.

    __ Job placement is the responsibility of the postdoc.

    __ Job placement is a dual responsibility of the adviser and postdoc.

    __ Do not know.

    __ Other, please explain:

  2. Does your organization establish minimum and/or maximum stipend levels for postdocs? If yes, please specify dollar value for minimum and/or maximum stipends. If no, why not?

    __ Yes __ No __ Do not know

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