FASEB Announces Decline in U.S. Biological and Health Science Postdocs
Date: September 27, 2017
The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) announced last week a continuous decline in biological and health sciences postdocs from 2010-2015, based on data collected by the National Science Foundation (NSF) Survey of Graduate Students and Postdoctorates in Science and Engineering (GSS). As the number of doctorate degrees awarded in biological and health sciences remained stable from 2014 to 2015, this suggests that there is not a decline in interest in biological science or a smaller pool of postdocs, but rather more doctorate holders are gaining industry employment. Read more here.