Surveys & Reports

Several reports have been written regarding postdoctoral education in the United States, including the Committee on Science Engineering and Public Policy (COSEPUP) convocation and publication, Enhancing the Postdoctoral Experience for Scientist and Engineers (2000) and COSEPUP's second convocation in 2004 and the AAU Report on Postdoctoral Education (1998). 

Additionally, Washington University has participated in several surveys about postdocs.

In 2004, Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society, conducted a national survey of postdocs, including those at Washington University. Sigma Xi produced a paper on the highlights of the national survey, Doctors Without Orders. Additionally, there is a Summary of Results for Washington University

In spring 2005 The Association of American Universities (AAU) conducted a survey of its member institutions (including Washington University) and produced a Summary of Results.

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