Doctors Without Orders: Postdoc Survey Highlights
In-Depth Survey Analysis
Full details of the analysis are slated to appear in a chapter
entitled "Improving the
Postdoctoral Experience: An Empirical Approach" in the forthcoming
book, The Science and Engineering Workforce in the United
States, Richard Freeman and Daniel Goroff, editors, NBER/University
of Chicago Press.
Suggested citation: Davis, G. 2006. Improving the Postdoctoral Experience: An Empirical Approach. In R. Freeman and D. Goroff (Eds.), The Science and Engineering Workforce in the United States, Chicago, IL: NBER/University of Chicago Press. (To appear) http://www.nber.org/~sewp/Davis_SurveyAnalysis20060201.pdf
A summary of national highlights from the
Sigma Xi Postdoc Survey, based on information provided by 7,600
postdoctoral scientists at 46 American research institutions, appeared
in a special 16-page insert called "Doctors Without Orders" in the
May-June issue of American Scientist, the magazine of Sigma Xi,
The Scientific Research Society.
Suggested citation: Davis, G. 2005. Doctors without orders. American Scientist 93(3, supplement). http://postdoc.sigmaxi.org/results/