Table 4

Career Progress Evaluated 1-4 Years Post Ph.D.


Group
Texas Cohort A 1996
National Survey 1993
Texas Cohort B 1992
National Survey 1989
Texas Cohort C 1988
Tenured or tenure-track faculty
16%

12%

9%

20%

28%
Laboratory or observatory staff
11%

< 1%

13%

10%

11%
Total permanent positions
27%

12%

22%

30%

39%
Postdoctoral positions
40%

49%

61%

36%

56%
Other temporary positions
19%

11%

9%

15%

6%
Total temporary positions
59%

60%

70%

51%

61%
Industry and other
14%

28%

8%

19%

0%


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