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.