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ASM Report Sees a Mixed Future

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Science  26 Apr 1996:
Vol. 272, Issue 5261, pp. 480
DOI: 10.1126/science.272.5261.480


A survey conducted by the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) paints a rosy overall view of employment prospects for microbiology Ph.D.s., with a projected 6% annual increase in jobs for the next 3 years. But most of that growth will be in industry and undergraduate teaching, rather than the more traditional academic and government research positions.