Table 11

Placement of 1996–97 Foreign Language PhDs by Race and Ethnicity

  

 Asian

 Black

 Hispanic

 Native Am

 White

 Unknown

 No. of PhDs reported

 49

 11

 149

 8

 497

 1

 % with unknown employment status

 10.20%

 9.09%

 4.70%

 37.50%

 5.23%

 0.00%

 Tenure track appointment

 46.15%

 20.00%

 59.69%

 60.00%

 34.73%

 100.00%

 Full-time non-tenure track appointment

 38.46%

 20.00%

 22.48%

 20.00%

 27.47%

 0.00%

 Part Time appointment

 0.00%

 10.00%

 6.20%

 0.00%

 10.11%

 0.00%

 Postdoctoral fellowship

 0.00%

 10.00%

 1.55%

 0.00%

 1.76%

 0.00%

 Academic Administration

 0.00%

 0.00%

 0.78%

 20.00%

 1.10%

 0.00%

 Employed outside higher education

 0.00%

 20.00%

 5.43%

 0.00%

 10.33%

 0.00%

 Seeking employment

 15.38%

 10.00%

 0.78%

 0.00%

 10.11%

 0.00%

 Not seeking employment

 0.00%

 0.00%

 0.78%

 0.00%

 1.54%

 0.00%

 Part-time tenure-track appointment

 0.00%

 0.00%

 0.00%

 0.00%

 0.22%

 0.00%

 Teaching, classification unknown

 0.00%

 10.00%

 2.33%

 0.00%

 2.64%

 0.00%

 Basis for %s

 26

 10

 129

 5

 455

 1

Note: The base number used to calculate the percentages in Table 11 includes all PhDs with known a employment status who remained in the US after receiving their degrees.