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Mon, Sept 11, 2017, noon:
Welcoming of Postdoctoral Fellows: Angela Bruns, Karra Greenberg, Sarah Seelye and Emily Treleaven

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NSF reports on changes in PhDs awarded and PhD job market, 2004-2014

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Although the total number of PhDs awarded in the US has grown by 28% from 2004 to 2014, the proportion of PhD recipients with jobs or commitments has fallen in the same period from 70% to 61%, says the latest report from NSF. This piece looks at the number of PhD recipients, the percent of recipients with jobs or post-doc commitments, and the cumulative debt of new recipients by 6 fields of study over the 10-year period, and comments on changes in PhD receipt by sex and race.

Story: Inside Higher Education, April 4, 2016

Website: Survey of Earned Doctorates

2015 Report: Doctorate Recipients from US Universities

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