Table 5

Career Progress Evaluated 5-8 Years Post Ph.D.


Group
Texas Cohort B 1992
National Survey 1993
Texas Cohort C 1988
National Survey 1989
Tenured or tenure-track faculty
26%

23%

33%

30%
Laboratory or observatory staff
13%

13%

11%

14%
Total permanent positions
39%

36%

44%

44%
Postdoctoral positions
13%

4%

17%

7%
Other temporary positions
26%

27%

33%

23%
Total temporary positions
39%

31%

50%

30%
Industry and other
22%

33%

6%

25%


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