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University teaching and research staff full-time equivalents (FTEs)

The image shows the development of university teaching and research staff FTEs by research career tier. You can use various factors, such as gender, to examine the development of FTEs on the different career tiers. Universities use a four-tier research career system (I–IV). Examples of typical titles on each tier include the following:

  • Tier I: junior researchers and doctoral candidates
  • Tier II: postdoctoral researchers
  • Tier III: university lecturers
  • Tier IV: professors and research directors
Source:Annual data collection of the Ministry of Education and Culture
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