Percentage breakdown of the number of years between associate professor rank achieved and first faculty or instructional staff by gender, for full-time faculty at Research I institutions with instructional duties for credit, teaching biology, physical sciences, engineering, mathematics or computer science, fall 2003.

Years Between Achieved Associate Professor and First Started Employment at Postsecondary Institution

0

1-5

6-10

11-15

16 or more

Estimates

Total

3.9 (1.43)

18.9 (2.72)

60.1 (3.11)

9.8 (2.08)

7.4 (1.60)

Men

4.1 (1.61)

20.0 (2.77)

60.3 (3.45)

8.4 (2.02)

7.1 (1.77)

Women

#

13.1 (9.38)

58.7 (9.8)

16.8 (6.92)

8.7 (4.23)

NOTE: Numbers in parentheses represent standard errors of each mean.

# — Too few cases to provide a reliable estimate

SOURCE: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), National Study of Postsecondary Faculty (NSOPF):2004 National Study of Postsecondary Faculty, March 30, 2006.

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