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Table 10

Placement of 1996-97 English PhDs by Race and Ethnicity

  Asian Black Hispanic Native Am White Unknown
No. of PhDs reported 71 40 36 6 1070 3
% with unknown employment status 8.89% 0.00% 9.38% 0.00% 6.60% 0.00%
Tenure-track appointment 34.15% 71.05% 37.93% 50.00% 31.92% 50.00%
Full-time non-tenure-track appointment 12.20% 7.89% 27.59% 0.00% 26.77% 0.00%
Part-time appointment 14.63% 5.26% 13.79% 16.67% 13.54% 0.00%
Postdoctoral fellowship 2.44% 5.26% 6.90% 16.67% 3.23% 0.00%
Academic administration 2.44% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 3.03% 0.00%
Employed outside higher education 21.95% 5.26% 3.45% 0.00% 11.21% 0.00%
Seeking employment 12.20% 5.26% 6.90% 16.67% 7.68% 50.00%
Not seeking employment 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 1.92% 0.00%
Part-time tenure-track appointment 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.10% 0.00%
Teaching, classification unknown 0.00% 0.00% 3.45% 0.00% 0.61% 0.00%
Basis for %s 41 38 29 6 990 2

Note: The base number used to calculate the percentages in Table 10 includes all PhDs with known a employment status who remained in the US after receiving their degrees.

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