Table 8

Placement of 1996–97 Foreign Language PhDs by Sex and Region of Degree-granting Institution

This table is arranged in two parts, the first showing information for the Northeast, Midwest, and South Atlantic regions, the second for the South Central, Rocky Mountain, and Pacific Coast regions.

 Part 1 of 2

 Northeast

 Midwest

 South Atlantic

 Female

 Male

 Female

 Male

 Female

 Male

 Number of PhDs reported

 170

 98

 95

 101

 66

 30

 Percent with unknown employment status

 8.18%

 2.27%

 5.56%

 9.47%

 3.23%

 0.00%

 Teaching in higher education:

 75.34%

 74.42%

 75.29%

 82.56%

 76.67%

 64.29%

 Tenure-track appointment

 35.62%

 39.53%

 40.00%

 45.35%

 40.00%

 46.43%

 Full-time non-tenure-track appointment:

 28.08%

 25.58%

 24.71%

 34.88%

 26.67%

 10.71%

 Renewable

 19.86%

 17.44%

 20.00%

 17.44%

 16.67%

 10.71%

 1 yr

 8.22%

 8.14%

 4.71%

 17.44%

 10.00%

 0.00%

 Part-time appointment

 11.64%

 9.30%

 10.59%

 2.33%

 10.00%

 7.14%

 Other higher education placement:

  

  

  

  

  

  

 Postdoctoral fellowship

 0.68%

 2.33%

 0.00%

 0.00%

 1.67%

 3.57%

 Academic administration

 1.37%

 0.00%

 0.00%

 3.49%

 1.67%

 0.00%

 Placement outside higher education:

 10.27%

 9.30%

 5.88%

 5.81%

 11.67%

 17.86%

 Secondary and elementary teaching

 4.11%

 2.33%

 2.35%

 1.16%

 3.33%

 14.29%

 Government

 0.00%

 1.16%

 0.00%

 2.33%

 0.00%

 0.00%

 Not-for-profit organization

 3.42%

 0.00%

 0.00%

 1.16%

 5.00%

 3.57%

 For-profit business

 1.37%

 5.81%

 2.35%

 0.00%

 3.33%

 0.00%

 Self-employed

 1.37%

 0.00%

 1.18%

 1.16%

 0.00%

 0.00%

 Not employed:

 11.64%

 11.63%

 12.94%

 6.98%

 3.33%

 3.57%

 Seeking

 6.85%

 10.47%

 12.94%

 6.98%

 3.33%

 3.57%

 Not seeking

 4.79%

 1.16%

 0.00%

 0.00%

 0.00%

 0.00%

 Teaching, classification unknown

 0.68%

 2.33%

 5.88%

 1.16%

 5.00%

 10.71%

 Basis for %s

 146

 86

 85

 86

 60

 28

 Part 2 of 2

 South Central

 Rocky Mountain

 Pacific Coast

 Female

 Male

 Female

 Male

 Female

 Male

 Number of PhDs reported

 12

 10

 10

 18

 59

 46

 Percent with unknown employment status

 0.00%

 11.11%

 10.00%

 0.00%

 7.02%

 4.88%

 Teaching in higher education:

 66.67%

 87.50%

 77.78%

 78.57%

 71.70%

 79.49%

 Tenure-track appointment

 33.33%

 75.00%

 55.56%

 71.43%

 28.30%

 43.59%

 Full-time non-tenure-track appointment:

 33.33%

 12.50%

 11.11%

 7.14%

 28.30%

 30.77%

 Renewable

 25.00%

 0.00%

 11.11%

 7.14%

 24.53%

 20.51%

 1 yr

 8.33%

 12.50%

 0.00%

 0.00%

 3.77%

 10.26%

 Part-time appointment

 0.00%

 0.00%

 11.11%

 0.00%

 15.09%

 5.13%

 Other higher education placement:

  

  

  

  

  

  

 Postdoctoral fellowship

 0.00%

 0.00%

 11.11%

 7.14%

 5.66%

 2.56%

 Academic administration

 8.33%

 0.00%

 0.00%

 0.00%

 0.00%

 0.00%

 Placement outside higher education:

 8.33%

 0.00%

 11.11%

 14.29%

 7.55%

 7.69%

 Secondary and elementary teaching

 0.00%

 0.00%

 11.11%

 7.14%

 1.89%

 2.56%

 Government

 0.00%

 0.00%

 0.00%

 0.00%

 0.00%

 0.00%

 Not-for-profit organization

 0.00%

 0.00%

 0.00%

 7.14%

 3.77%

 2.56%

 For-profit business

 8.33%

 0.00%

 0.00%

 0.00%

 1.89%

 2.56%

 Self-employed

 0.00%

 0.00%

 0.00%

 0.00%

 0.00%

 0.00%

 Not employed:

 13.85%

 6.52%

 10.00%

 5.88%

 4.72%

 18.92%

 Seeking

 7.69%

 6.52%

 5.00%

 5.88%

 4.72%

 18.92%

 Not seeking

 6.15%

 0.00%

 5.00%

 0.00%

 0.00%

 0.00%

 Teaching, classification unknown

 1.54%

 0.00%

 0.00%

 0.00%

 0.00%

 0.00%

 Basis for %s

 12

 8

 9

 14

 53

 39

Note: The numbers of PhDs used to calculate the placement percentages given in Table 8 include all PhDs whose employment placements were reported as known and who remained in the US after receiving their degrees.