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Main, Joyce B. – Studies in Graduate and Postdoctoral Education, 2023
Purpose: The underrepresentation of women in engineering has important consequences for meeting the need for a larger, talented scientific and technological labor force. Increasing the proportion of women faculty in engineering will help increase the persistence probabilities of women undergraduate and graduate students in engineering, as well as…
Descriptors: Family Structure, Employment Patterns, Females, Graduate Students
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Wang, Yanbing; Main, Joyce B. – Studies in Graduate and Postdoctoral Education, 2021
Purpose: While postdoctoral research (postdoc) training is a common step toward academic careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields, the role of postdoc training in social sciences is less clear. An increasing number of social science PhDs are pursuing postdocs. This paper aims to identify factors associated with…
Descriptors: Postdoctoral Education, Research Training, Education Work Relationship, Social Sciences