Figure H-2. Science and engineering doctorate holders employed in 4-year colleges or universities who are women, by type of position: 2006
Figure Updated: December 2008
SOURCE: National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Statistics, Survey of Doctorate Recipients: 2006.
Among science and engineering doctorate holders in academia, women were higher fractions of people employed in temporary positions than of those in top leadership positions in 2006.
- Women were 39% of science and engineering doctorate holders with adjunct faculty positions and 41% of those with postdoc positions in 2006.
- They were 27% of deans and 30% of presidents of colleges and universities.