FIGURE 2-9. Status of U.

FIGURE 2-9

Status of U.S.-earned biomedical PhDs employed at academic institutions, by gender. There has been a gradual decline in the percentage of tenured faculty, while the percentage of non-tenure-track, postdoc, and other academic positions has increased. Source: Survey of Doctorate Recipients, National Science Foundation.

From: 2, Where Are We Now?

Cover of Bridges to Independence
Bridges to Independence: Fostering the Independence of New Investigators in Biomedical Research.
National Research Council (US) Committee on Bridges to Independence: Identifying Opportunities for and Challenges to Fostering the Independence of Young Investigators in the Life Sciences.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2005.
Copyright © 2005, National Academy of Sciences.

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