* Indicates mandatory variable



Variable name

Data Type

Code Value

Description

unit_name *

alphanumeric (80 char max)


Name of the unit as listed in your institutional records (These are the names used in the unit status menu and on your unit list.  Do not report your school name for every unit.)

unit_id

alphanumeric (80 char max)


Identifier for the unit as listed in your institutional records (Examples: BIO, 12345, BIOL5)

cip_code *

alphanumeric (7 char max)


Six-digit CIP code.  (XX.XXXX)  
Each row of data should include either CIP or GSS code, but not both

gss_code

numeric (3 char max)


Three-digit GSS code. Each row of data should include either CIP or GSS code, but not both

person_id

alphanumeric (80 char max)


Unique identifier for individual record (80 alphanumeric character max)  Do not include Personally Identifiable Information (PII) including name, social security number, student ID, etc.

sex_code

numeric (1-digit)

1

Male



2

Female





citizen_race_ethnicity_code

numeric (1-digit)

1

Foreign nationals holding temporary visas, regardless of ethnicity or race



2

Hispanic/Latino ethnicty (one or more races)



3

American Indian/Alaska Native (one race)



4

Asian (one race)



5

Black/African American (one race)



6

Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander (one race)



7

White (one race)



8

More than one race (non Hispanic/Latino)



9

Ethnicity/race unknown or not stated





support_source_postdoc_code

numeric (2-digit)

1

Department of Defense



2

HHS-NIH only



3

HHS-Other than NIH



4

NSF



5

Department of Agriculture



6

NASA



7

Department of Energy



8

Other federal sources



9

Institutional, state/local government



10

Other U.S. sources



11

Non-U.S. sources



12

Personal resources (Must be paired with Support Mechanism Code 4 "Other Support")



13

Unknown or not stated





support_mechanism_postdoc_code

numeric (1-digit)

1

Fellowship



2

Traineeship



3

Research Grant



4

Other Support





degree_type_code *

numeric (1-digit)

1

Postdocs with a professional degree (Examples: MD, AuD, PharmD, PsyD, DDS, etc.)



2

Postdocs with a doctoral degree (Ph.D.)



3

Postdoc with both professional degree and doctoral degree



4

Postdoc with doctoral degree type unknown





origin_of_degree_code

numeric (1-digit)

1

Postdocs who received their doctoral degree in the United States



2

Postdocs who received their doctoral degree in a foreign country



3

Postdocs with origin of doctoral degree unknown



OMB 3145-0062
Expires 10/31/2020


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