Long-term Trends in the Astronomical Workforce: Analysis and Recommendations Based on the Publication Histories of >10,000 US Astronomy PhD Recipients
We present data on long term career tracks of >10,000 US astronomy PhD recipients from 1970 to 2018. We determine cohort membership, size and gender breakdown, utilize publication histories to measure retention in scientific research, and examine trends in the type of institutions where astronomers are employed.
Astro2020: Decadal Survey on Astronomy and Astrophysics
- Pub Date:
- September 2019