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Title Postdoctoral training and employment outcomes / John Thompson ... [and others]
Published Canberra : Dept. of Education, Training and Youth Affairs, [2001]
Canberra : Department of Education, Training and Youth Affairs, c2001


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Description xiv, 143 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Series Evaluations and Investigations Programme report ; 01/10
Evaluations and Investigations Programme report ; 01/10
Contents 1. Introduction: the study and the policy context -- 2. Methods of the study -- 3. Current postdoctoral researchers -- 4. Postdoctoral researchers', supervisors' and senior executive perspectives on PDR practice -- 5. Training and employment outcomes: perspectives of a selected sample of postdoctoral researchers, 1994-2000 -- 6. Current and emerging policy and practice in postdoctoral training and employment -- Appendices
Summary This report explores postdoctoral training and employment outcomes in the Australian higher education system. The overall aims of the study, the primary sources of data and how study subjects were defined are outlined in Chapter One. The ways in which a 'postdoctoral researcher' (PDR) is conceived in various schemes and industrial awards is detailed, and national and international research and policy initiatives relating to postdoctoral training and employment are reviewed
Analysis Electronic resource
Postgraduate education
Employment indicators
Federal issue
Notes Evaluations and Investigations Programme, Higher Education Division, Department of Education, Training and Youth Affairs - tp
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Also available via the World Wide Web
Subject Research -- Study and teaching (Graduate) -- Australia.
Research -- Australia.
Universities and colleges -- Australia -- Graduate work.
Graduate students -- Training of -- Australia.
Graduate students -- Employment -- Australia.
Professional education -- Australia.
College graduates -- Employment -- Australia.
Author Thompson, John.
Australia. Department of Education, Training, and Youth Affairs. Evaluations and Investigations Programme
LC no. 00002355
ISBN 0642772185