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Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education record 2015/16 - Postdoctoral research contract - Derived from Q3 and Q4

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Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education record 2015/16

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Postdoctoral research contract - Derived from Q3 and Q4


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Typefield
Short namePOSTDOC
Description

This data item identifies if the HE leaver was employed on a postdoctoral research contract.

Applicable toEngland Northern Ireland Scotland Wales
Coverage

All HE leavers where the qualification completed is a doctorate.

QuestionDerived from Q3. What was your job title? (If self-employed, freelance, or on a post-doctoral contract please record this in your job title e.g. self-employed musician.) and Q4. What did you mainly do in your job?
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CodeLabel
1Yes
2No
3Unable to code
Notes

The information captured relates to what the HE leaver considers to be their MAIN job.

In the Student record, doctorates are identified as (QualificationsAwarded.QUAL): 'D00', 'D01' and 'E00'.

Code 3 'Unable to code' can only be used when the higher education provider is unable to infer whether the HE leaver was employed on a postdoctoral research contract.

Required for valid responseNo
To be asked of third partyNot applicable as derived from the response to another question
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Reason required

To identify those leavers who are employed on postdoctoral research contracts.

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Field length1
Minimum occurrences0
Maximum occurrences1
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Element: POSTDOC
OwnerRCUK
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