National Statistics on Postdoctorates in the Biomedical, Behavioral, Social, and Clinical Sciences
Postdoctorates, by citizenship and gender
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* In 2010, the postdoctoral appointee (postdoc) section of survey was expanded and significant effort made to ensure that appropriate personnel were providing postdoc data. More information on the changes to the postdoc data collection is available at
. As a result, it is unclear how much of increase reported in 2010 represents growth in postdoctoral appointments and how much results from improved data collection. 2010 should be treated as break in trend data.
Postdoc data from 2010 and 2011 were reimputed following the 2012 data collection; these data supersede those contained in previous reports.
for more information about the fields that make up the biomedical, behavioral and social, and clinical sciences.
SOURCE: National Institutes of Health, NSF-NIH Survey of Graduate Students and Postdoctorates in Science and Engineering.
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