Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering

TABLE H-29. S&E doctorate holders employed in universities and 4-year colleges, by occupation, disability status, and tenure status: 2003
Not tenured
Not on

Tenure not

Total
385,200

Tenured
169,100

track
66,300

tenure track
48,500

applicable
101,300

No disability
With disability

357,300
27,800

154,400
14,700

62,300
4,000

44,900
3,600

95,800
5,600

S&E occupations
No disability
With disability

294,800
275,200
19,600

132,400
120,800
11,600

51,900
49,700
2,100

36,300
34,000
2,300

74,300
70,700
3,600

267,100
249,100
17,900

117,900
107,400
10,500

46,400
44,400
2,000

34,300
32,100
2,200

68,600
65,300
3,300

112,900
106,100
6,900
14,800
14,000
800
23,500
22,500
1,100
41,900
39,400
2,500
26,900
24,900
2,000
47,000
42,300
4,600

40,600
37,100
3,500
5,800
5,300
500
12,600
11,900
700
18,500
17,000
1,500
11,800
10,700
1,200
28,500
25,400
3,100

18,500
17,700
800
3,300
3,200
100
3,900
3,700
100
6,700
6,600
100
4,300
4,000
300
9,600
9,200
500

18,800
17,600
1,200
1,400
1,400
S
2,000
2,000
S
4,900
4,400
500
3,200
3,100
S
3,900
3,600
300

35,100
33,700
1,400
4,200
4,100
S
5,000
4,800
200
11,800
11,300
500
7,600
7,200
400
4,900
4,200
700

27,800
26,100
1,700

14,600
13,400
1,200

5,500
5,300
200

2,000
1,900
S

5,700
5,400
300

14,500
13,900
600

2,300
2,100
200

1,000
900
S

3,200
3,000
200

8,100
7,900
200

75,800
68,200
7,600

34,400
31,500
2,900

13,400
11,600
1,800

9,000
7,900
1,100

19,000
17,200
1,800

Occupation and disability status
All occupations

Scientist
No disability
With disability
Biological/life scientist
No disability
With disability
Computer and information scientist
No disability
With disability
Mathematical scientist
No disability
With disability
Physical scientist
No disability
With disability
Psychologist
No disability
With disability
Social scientist
No disability
With disability
Engineer
No disability
With disability
S&E related occupations
No disability
With disability
Non-S&E occupations
No disability
With disability
S = suppressed because fewer than 50 weighted cases.

On tenure

NOTES: Numbers rounded to nearest 100. Detail may not add to total because of rounding. For disability status, those who reported any difficulty (from
moderate to unable to do) in any category of seeing (with glasses/contact lenses), hearing (with hearing aid), walking, or lifting are classified as "with disability."
SOURCE: National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Statistics, Scientists and Engineers Statistical Data System (SESTAT).

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