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  Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia 

 Science and Technology Information Center

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Addis Ababa

Careers of PhD Holders Survey 2015

 

About this Survey

This survey collects information on careers of doctorate holders (Statistics on CDH) with a view to measure the demographic, employment, international and intra-sectoral mobility, their scientific output, career and earnings characteristics of holders of advanced research qualifications at national level. The statistical unit for the survey is the PhD Holders.

Objectives of the Survey

To collect internationally comparable statistics on the careers of holders of advanced research qualifications (PhD Level) and to establish and analyze trends in the career paths and mobility of highly qualified people throughout the nation.

Authority

The Federal Science and Technology Information Center (STIC).

Confidentiality

All information gathered by this survey will be held confidential. Under no circumstances will STIC release or dis- close any information on or identifiable with, PhD holders.

Time to complete

Actual time to complete the questionnaire may vary depending on your circumstances. On average, it will take about 20 minutes to complete the questionnaire.

Assistance

If you have any problems in completing this form and/or meeting the due date, please do not hesitate to contact the staff listed below for assistance:

Name of Staff Member Position Telephone E-mail
Meleket Sahlu Director 09 13 60 39 75

meleket.sahlu@sticet.org

melekit.sahlu@gmail.com

Daniel Teressa Department Head 09 47 65 39 02

daniel.teressa@stic-et.org

danielteressa75@gmail.com

Tsega Abebe Analyst 09 60 14 34 82

tsegaabebe47@yahoo.com

Kurabachew Eshete Analyst 09 13 40 28 06

kuraeshete@gmail.com

 

General Instructions

  • Please use an "X" when answering questions that require marking a box.
  • All questions need to be addressed accordingly.
  • Follow all "SKIP" and "GO TO" instructions after marking a box.
  • If you need to change an answer, please make sure that your old answer is either completely erased or clearly crossed out.
  • The questionnaire consists of the following modules:
    • PER – Personal characteristics
    • EDU – Advanced research qualification education
    • ECR – Early career research positions
    • EMP – Employment situation
    • MOB – International mobility
    • CAR – Career-related experience

                           Thank you in advance!!

PS: If you prefer to download the Word document and send us by email, please find it here.

Questionnaire Questionnaire

MODULE PER1 – Personal Characteristics

PER.3 Where is your place of birth?

PER.5 Please list the countries of your citizenship

PER.7 How many dependents do you have?

Module EDU – Advanced Research Qualification Education EDU.1 In which institution did you complete your advanced research qualification?

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>)?

Module ECR – Early Career Research Positions

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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.

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EMP7 If the PRINCIPAL JOB you held on August2015 was a part-time job, were you searching for a full-time job?

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/>

Salary
Benefits
Job Security
Job Location
Working Conditions
Opportunities for advancement *
Intellectual Challenge
Level of Responsibility *
Degree of Independence *
Contribution to Society
Societal Status
Overall Level of Satisfaction

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

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.

Labor market readiness, employability and perceived value of advanced research qualification

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.

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

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.

RESEARCHERS (CURRENT AND FORMER)

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.

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

How many books, monographs, and book chapters, (co)authored by you, have been published or accepted for publication between September 2013 and August 2015

On how many PATENT APPLICATIONS have you been named as an inventor between September 2013 and August 2015?

How many patents have been GRANTED to you as an inventor between September 2013 and August 2015?

How many of your patents have resulted in commercialized products or processes or have been licensed between September 2013 and August 2015?

Have you started up one or several company/ies between September 2013 and August 2015?

In case we need to clarify some of the information you have provided, please list the following address where you can be reached.

Classfication Classfication

Classification 2: Occupations

Code ISCO-08 title

1 ............................... MANAGERS

2 ............................... PROFESSIONALS

21 ......................... Science and engineering professionals

211 ................ Physical and earth science professionals

212 ................ Mathematicians, actuaries and statisticians

213 ................ Life science professionals

214 ................ Engineering professionals (excluding electro-technology)

215 ................ Electro-technology engineers

216 ................ Architects, planners, surveyors and designers

22 ......................... Health professionals

221 ................ Medical doctors

222 ................ Nursing and midwifery professionals

223 ................ Traditional and complementary medicine professionals

224 ................ Paramedical practitioners

225 ................ Veterinarians

226 ................ Other health professionals

23…. ..................... Teaching professionals

231 ................ University and higher education teachers

232 ................ Vocational education teachers

233 ................ Secondary education teachers

234 ................ Primary school and early childhood teachers

235 ................ Other teaching professionals

24 ......................... Business and administration professionals

241 ................ Finance professionals

242 ................ Administration professionals

243 ................ Sales, marketing and public relations professionals

25 ......................... Information and communication technology professionals

251 ................ Software and applications developers and analysts

252 ................ Database and network professionals

26 ......................... Legal, social and cultural professionals

261 ................ Legal professionals

262 ................ Librarians, archivists and curators

263 ................ Social and religious professionals

264 ................ Authors, journalists and linguists

265 ................ Creative and performing artists

3 ............................... TECHNICIANS AND ASSOCIATE PROFESSIONALS

31 ......................... Science and engineering associate professional

311 ................ Physical and engineering science technicians

312 ................ Mining manufacturing and construction supervisors

313 ................ Process control technicians

314 ................ Life science technicians and related associate professionals

315 ................ Ship and aircraft controllers and technicians

32 ......................... Health associate professionals

33 ......................... Business and administration associate professionals

34 ......................... Legal, social, cultural and related associate professionals

35 ......................... Information and communications technicians

4 ............................... CLERICAL SUPPORT WORKERS

5 ............................... SERVICE AND SALES WORKERS

6 ............................... SKILLED AGRICULTURAL FORESTRY AND FISHERY WORKERS

7 ............................... CRAFT AND RELATED TRADES WORKERS

8 ............................... PLANT AND MACHINE OPERATORS AND ASSEMBLERS

9 ............................... ELEMENTARY OCCUPATIONS

0 ............................... ARMED FORCES OCCUPATIONS

Field of Science and Technology Field of Science and Technology

Classification 1: Fields of Science and Technology

 

1. NATURAL SCIENCES

1.1. Mathematics

1.2. Computer and information sciences (excluding

hardware development and social aspects)

1.3. Physical sciences

1.4. Chemical sciences

1.5. Earth and environmental sciences

1.6. Biological sciences (excluding medical and

agricultural sciences)

1.7. Other natural sciences

2. ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY

2.1. Civil engineering

2.2. Electrical engineering, electronic engineering,

information engineering

2.3. Mechanical engineering

2.4. Chemical engineering

2.5. Materials engineering

2.6. Medical engineering

2.7. Environmental engineering

2.8. Environmental biotechnology

2.9. Industrial biotechnology

2.10. Nanotechnology

2.11. Other engineering and technologies (food,

beverages and other)

3. MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES

3.1. Basic medicine

3.2. Clinical medicine

3.3. Health sciences

3.4. Medical biotechnology

3.5. Other medical sciences (forensic and other

medical sciences)

 

4. AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES

4.1. Agriculture, forestry and fisheries

4.2. Animal and dairy science

4.3. Veterinary science

4.4. Agricultural biotechnology

4.5. Other agricultural sciences

5. SOCIAL SCIENCES

5.1. Psychology

5.2. Economics and business

5.3. Educational sciences

5.4. Sociology

5.5. Law

5.6. Political science

5.7. Social and economic geography

5.8. Media and communications

5.9. Other social sciences

6. HUMANITIES

6.1. History and Archaeology

6.2. Languages and literature

6.3. Philosophy, ethics and religion

6.4. Arts (arts, history of arts, performing arts,

music)

6.5. Other humanities