MODULE PER1 – Personal Characteristics
Gender (Required) Male Female
PER.4 What is your citizenship/resident status in Ethiopia? (Required) Citizen by birth Citizen by naturalization Permanent resident Non-permanent resident Regugee
PER.6 What is your current marital status? (Required) Married Living in a "marriage-like relationship" Separated Divorced Widowed Single (and not separated or divorced)
PER.7 How many dependents do you have?
A. Number of dependents aged 5 years or younger
B. Number of dependents aged 6 to 18 years
C. Number of dependents aged 19 years or older
Module EDU – Advanced Research Qualification Education EDU.1 In which institution did you complete your advanced research qualification?
State or Provinence: (Required)
EDU2. Fields of science and technology, choose the code that better corresponds to the activities in your post doc position, please see at the top of the page). Fields of Science: (Required)
EDU.3 What is the exact title of your degree?
EDU.4 In which categories would you place your "advanced research qualification work/thesis/dissertation"? Addressed a fundamental problem Made an improvement in a process Made an improvement in methodology Other
If other in the above question, specify.
EDU.5 Did your advanced research qualification involve...? Course work Field work Labratory work Industrial interface/ working with industry Other
If other in the above question, specify
EDU.6 In what month and year did you start your advanced research qualification program?
EDU.7 In what month and year was your advanced research qualification granted?
EDU.8 When you were studying for your advanced research qualification, did you register for: Full-time study(Skip to EDU.9) Part-time study(Skip to EDU.10)
EDU.9 Please estimate the number of months it took you to complete your qualification, excluding any week when you were not preparing for your advanced research qualification.
EDU.10 In what country did you receive your previous university degree (ISCED 2011 level 6 and 7, such as <Bachelor, Diploma, Master>)?
EDU.11 Which of the following was your primary source of financial support during your research studies? (Required) Fellowship or scholarship from an instituation in the Ethiopia Fellowship or scholarship from abroad Teaching and/or research assistantship Income from employment other than teaching or research Employer reimbursement or assistance Loan, personal savings, support from spouse, partner or family Other
Primary Source (Required)
Secondary Source (Required)
Module ECR – Early Career Research Positions
ECR1 As August 2015,did you hold a temporary research position? Yes(Go to ECR2) No(Skip to EMP1)
ECR2 Listed below are common characterstics of temporary research position held shortly after completion of an advanced research qualification.please indicate for each of these characterstics if it applies to the position you held on august 2015 Requires an ISCED 2011 level 8 & PH.D. Requires that the advanced research qualification was recently awarded Is temporary Is intended to provide training in research Is intended to advance professional skills Requires a full-time commitment to research Requires that you work under the direction of a senior scholar Is for a defined period of time Requires publication of research in scholarly journals Requires mentorship for professional development Is intended to prepare you for an independent career in research Is the result of financial support by a public body or not-for-profit institution, acquired through competitive submission of proposals
ECR.3 What is/was the title of this position?
ECR4 Field of science and technology that best corresponds to the activities in your position (For fields of science and technology classification, please see page 20). Field of Science:
ECR5 What is/was the total number of months of this contract?
ECR6 Is it possible to extend this contract ? if yes for how long Yes(Go to ECR7) No(skip ECR7)
ECR7 what were your reasons for taking this position/contract? Additional training in advanced research qualification field Training in an area outside of advanced research qualification field Carry out research independently Work with a specific person or in a specific place Carry out and support teaching activities Other employment not available This type of position generally expected for career in this field Other(Go To ECR7.1)
ECR7.1 Specify Other Reasons for taking this position/contract
ECR8.1 what percentage of your time in this position/contract is/was dedicated to(Research activities):
ECR8.2 what percentage of your time in this position/contract is/was dedicated to(Teaching activities ):
ECR8.3 what percentage of your time in this position/contract is/was dedicated to(Other activities (such as administrative tasks)):
ECR8.4 Specify activities for on ECR8.3
ECR9 what is/was the main source of financial support for this position/contract? Government/Public sector agency Industry/Business College or university Private foundation Non-profit, other than private foundation
Module EMP - Employment situation
EMPLOYMENT HELD ON AUGUST 2015
Employed: The employed comprise all persons who during a specified brief period, either one week or one day, were in the following categories: At work, with a job but not at work and with an enterprise but not at work.
Unemployed: The unemployed comprise all persons above a specified age who during the reference period were: Without work, that is, were not in paid employment or self-employment during the reference period. Currently available for work, that is, were available for paid employment or self-employment during the reference period; and
Inactive: The "population not currently active", or, equivalently, persons not in the labor force, comprises all persons who were not employed or were unemployed and hence not currently active because of: Attendance at educational institutions, Engagement in household duties, Retirement or old age, or Other reasons such as infirmity or disablement, which may be specified.
EMP1 what was your labor force status on August 2015? (Required) Employed (GO TO EMP.2) Unemployed(SKIP TO EMP.10) Inactive(SKIP TO EMP.10 )
EMP2 Counting ALL jobs you held on August 2015, what were your GROSS ANNUAL EARNINGS for the year 2015 (in ETB) (Required)
EMP3.1.2 Name of Employer
EMP 3.1.6 Sector of employment Business enterprise sector Government sector Higher education sector Other education sector Private non-profit sector
EMP3.1.7 Employer’s main activity or business
EMP3.1.9 Employment situation Registration-hello-world=Hello Employee Registration! Self-employed worker
EMP3.1.10 Types of position( Permanent or Temporary) Permanent Temporary
EMP3.1.11 Types of position( Full-time or Part-time) Full-time Part-time
EMP3.1.12 Number of hours per week during a typical week
EMP3.1.13 Does this job include teaching activities? NO Yes, less than 25% Yes, 25%-49% 50%-74% Yes, 75%-100%
EMP3.2.2 Name of Employer
EMP 3.2.6 Sector of employment Business enterprise sector Government sector Higher education sector Other education sector Private non-profit sector
EMP3.2.7 Employer’s main activity or business
EMP3.2.9 Employment situation Registration-hello-world=Hello Employee Registration! Self-employed worker
EMP3.2.10 Types of position( Permanent or Temporary) Permanent Temporary
EMP3.2.11 Types of position( Full-time or Part-time) Full-time Part-time
EMP3.2.12 Number of hours per week during a typical week
EMP3.2.13 Does this job include teaching activities? NO Yes, less than 25% Yes, 25%-49% 50%-74% Yes, 75%-100%
EMP4 What was the MINIMUM education level required for the PRINCIPAL JOB you held on August 2015? (Mark only one.) Graduate (or lower) qualification Post graduate (non-research )qualification dvanced research qualification (PhD) Postdoc Unknown Other
If it is other specify
EMP5 What was the DESIRABLE education level required for the PRINCIPAL JOB you held on August 2015? (Mark only one) Graduate (or lower) qualification Post Graduate (non-research qualification) Postdoc Unknown Other-Specify
If you say other sprcify
EMP6 To what extent was your work on your PRINCIPAL JOB held on August 2015 related to your advanced research qualification degree (PhD)? (Mark only one) (Required) Closely related partly related Not related
EMP.8 Please rate your satisfaction with your PRINCIPAL JOB’s… <br/>Mark ONLY one for each item <br/>These categories are not applicable to self-employed workers.<br/>
PAST EMPLOYMENT: if you have changed job in the last 10 years, please list your most recent previous employer here. Note that this section excludes your current position(s) (if any), already discussed in EMP.3
EMP9 Employed from (year YYYY) (Required)
Employed to (year YYYY) (Required)
Sector of employment Mark (x) ONLY one (Required) Business enterprise sector Government sector Higher education sector Other education sector Private non-profit sector
Occupation (Please be as specific as possible, including any area of specialization (Required)
Employment situation (Required) Registration-hello-world=Hello Employee Registration! Self-employed worker
Type of position (Temporary/Permanent) (Required) Permanent Temporary
Type of position (Fulltime/Part-time) (Required) Full-time part-time
What did that employer make or do? Please report the type of activity or business primarily performed at the location where you worked. For example: Production of microprocessor chips, hospital, newspaper publishing, mail order house, auto engine manufacturing, bank, university, research institute.
Employer's main activity or business (Required)
Number of hours per week during a typical week (Required)
Reasons for Leaving (Required)
Labor market readiness, employability and perceived value of advanced research qualification
EMP10 I was well prepared for my first job after the advanced research qualification Strongly Disagree Disagree Neutral Agree Strongly Agree
My advanced research qualification enabled me to progress towards my career of aspirations Strongly Disagree Disagree Neutral Agree Strongly Agree
My advanced research qualification enabled me to access immediate or short-term job opportunities in my chosen career Strongly Disagree Disagree Neutral Agree Strongly Agree
It was not clear to me what career opportunities I couldn't aspire to after my advanced research qualification was granted Strongly Disagree Disagree Neutral Agree Strongly Agree
My advanced research qualification enabled me to make a difference in the workplace Strongly Disagree Disagree Neutral Agree Strongly Agree
If I could start all over again, I would not do an advanced research qualification Strongly Disagree Disagree Neutral Agree Strongly Agree
My advanced research qualification enabled me innovative in the workplace Strongly Disagree Disagree Neutral Agree Strongly Agree
The transition to my first job after the advanced research qualification was difficult Strongly Disagree Disagree Neutral Agree Strongly Agree
My advanced research qualification degree was important to my current employer Strongly Disagree Disagree Neutral Agree Strongly Agree
I am still using the subject knowledge or methods of my advanced research qualification Strongly Disagree Disagree Neutral Agree Strongly Agree
Having an advanced research qualification made no difference to my career path Strongly Disagree Disagree Neutral Agree Strongly Agree
Module MOB - International mobility
IF YOU ONLY LIVED IN ETHIOPIA BETWEEN SEPTEMBER 2006 AND AUGUST 2015, SKIP TO MOB.7
MOB.1 List the countries – in chronological order – in which you have studied, worked or carried out research for more than three months between September 2006 and August, including your country of origin and/or the country in which you did your advanced research qualification, and indicate the period of stay or residency (include Ethiopia) and all reasons for staying or living out of or into Ethiopia.
Country of Stay (Required)
Period of Stay (From)
Reason(s) for moving (see above table) (Required)
MOB2 If you returned or arrived in Ethiopia and plan to leave, indicate how long you plan to stay in total in Ethiopia, i.e. the number of months between arriving in Ethiopia and leaving Ethiopia
MOB3 Are you linked to your country of origin in any of the following ways? You keep in touch with official "Diaspora" networks (i.e. networks of nationals from your country of origin living abroad) You have a wide informal network formed by friends or acquaintances or colleagues from your country of origin You are available for various possible linkage mechanisms (visits, training, joing projects, mentoring, fundraising) You maintain business relationships with your country of origin You collaborate with national professional associations in your country of origin You collaborate with scientific journalists in your country of origin
MOB4 Are you working on research with researchers in a coutnry other than the one you are living in any of the following ways? (Required) Working on a joing publication with people in another country Collaborating at a distance on a joint research projec with researchers in another country You are using web-based or virtual technology to conduct this work
MOB5 As of today, do you intend to stay or live outside of Ethiopia within the next 12 months? (Required) Yes, permanently (go to MOB.6) Yes, temporarily (go to mob.6 ) NO (skip to next module)
MOB6 As of today, in which country do you intend to stay or live within the next 12 months? (Required)
MOB7 Indicate the reason this decision End of postdoc or job contact Returning to my home country(E.g After secondment or completion of doctrate in Ethiopia) Other job related or economic factors(sent by employer, guaranteeor after of a job, or research grant) Acadamic factors(E.g better access to publishing, development or continuty ) Family or peronal reasons Political or other reasons
MOB8 Have you taken any steps to follow through with your plans? Learnt a foreign language Browsed and looked for job advertisements Used existing contacts to look for work Used existing contacts to look for work Signed contract or made definite commitment for work or study Applied for a visa / residency permit Found an apartment / a house to live Sold property in the country of origin
Module CAR – Career Related Experience
“Researchers” are professionals engaged in the conception or creation of new knowledge, products, processes, methods and systems and also in the management of the projects concerned.
CAR.1 In the job(s) you held on August 2015, were you engaged in research and/or experimental development work, i.e. were you engaged in the conception or creation of new knowledge, products, processes, methods and systems or in the management of such projects? Mark (X) Yes or No for each item, or not applicable if you did not hold secondary jobs
Principal job (Required) Yes NO Not applicable
Secondary job (Required) Yes NO Not applicable
All other jobs (Required) Yes NO Not applicable
CAR.2 Within the time you devoted to research and development, indicate the percentage you devoted time to each of the following types of research: Please make sure that the percentages add up to 100?
A distinction is usually made between three types of research:
1) Basic research: Experimental or theoretical research, which is conducted without any predetermined application or use, and which aims to acquire basic knowledge about an existing phenomenon or fact.
2) Applied research: Original research, which is designed to solve practical problems, and where new knowledge is acquired for the purpose of achieving that goal.
3) Development: Systematic work, which is based on existing knowledge and which relies on practical experiments or research for the purpose of producing new materials, products and instruments such as new services and systems, or for the purpose of substantially improving those that exist.
Basic research (Required)
Applied research (Required)
CAR3 Why were you not working as a researcher on August 2015 (Required) Not interested in research Very limited job opportunities in research There is no clear career structure within research Low remuneration Disadvantaged working conditions Poor public recognition of career in research Unclear long term career prospects
CAR4 Are you considering changing your current career for a research career in the next three years? Yes NO
CAR5 Were you performing research activities earlier in your career? Yes (go to CAR6) No (skip to next module)
RESEARCHERS (CURRENT AND FORMER)
CAR6 Why did you work as a researcher? Creativity and Innovativeness Well paid job Benefits Opportunities for Advancement Job Security Working Conditions Degree of Independence Contribution to Society Other employment not available Research generally expected for career Specific Interest for Research Work Others
If it is other specify
CAR.7 How many years and months have you worked as a researcher since receiving your advanced research qualification degree?
A “career path job” is a job that will help further your career plans or is a job in a field where you want to make your career.
CAR8 How many months elapsed between the time you completed your advanced research qualification degree and the time you accepted your first CAREER PATH JOB (if applicable)?
(If CAR8 is applicable)? Have not accepted my first career path job Accepted career path job either before or during my advanced research qualification
How many articles, (co)authored by you, have been published or accepted for publication in a refereed professional journal between September 2013 and August 2015
CAR9 Number of articles (Required)
How many books, monographs, and book chapters, (co)authored by you, have been published or accepted for publication between September 2013 and August 2015
CAR10 Number of Books or Manographs (Required)
On how many PATENT APPLICATIONS have you been named as an inventor between September 2013 and August 2015?
CAR11 Number of Pattent application (Required)
How many patents have been GRANTED to you as an inventor between September 2013 and August 2015?
CAR12 Number of Pattents granted (Required)
How many of your patents have resulted in commercialized products or processes or have been licensed between September 2013 and August 2015?
CAR13 Number of Pattents resulting in commercialised products or processes, or licensed (Required)
Have you started up one or several company/ies between September 2013 and August 2015?
CAR14 Number of companies started (Required)
In case we need to clarify some of the information you have provided, please list the following address where you can be reached.