Research Conditions of Professors at West German Universities

Schimank, Uwe (Max-Planck-Institut für Gesellschaftsforschung, Köln)
Research conditions of professors at government scientificuniversities. Topics: Actual and desired time budget for teachingactivity, examinations, research, university committee work, serviceduties and among doctors care for patients; projects with third-partyfunding; informat...
published 1992, Version 1.0.0
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1.0.0

Language of Resource

German

Title

Research Conditions of Professors at West German Universities

Creator

Schimank, Uwe

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Publication Date

1992

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Contributors

Max-Planck-Institut fuer Gesellschaftsforschung, Koeln
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Methods

Sample

Sampled Universe
Professors at government scientific universities based on the Hochschullehrerverzeichnis {univeristy instructor directory} volume 1 - universities
Sampling
Probability; Sampling Procedure Comment: Random selection

Time Dimension

  • Cross-section

Collection Mode

  • Telephone interview
  • Telephone interview with standardized questionnaire

DataSets and Files

  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 767
    Number of Variables: 257

Subjects

Classification

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Description

  • Abstract

    Research conditions of professors at government scientificuniversities. Topics: Actual and desired time budget for teachingactivity, examinations, research, university committee work, serviceduties and among doctors care for patients; projects with third-partyfunding; information on institution supporting research and informationon advisory activities; number of assistents from regular universitybudget as well as scientific colleagues beyond this employed fromresearch projects; sources of financing and persons employed from thisand scholarships provided; research cooperation; judgement on currentresearch situation at the university; number of published articles intechnical journals and collections; pleasant experiences in professionand personal life; assessment of the relevance of one´s own researchwork for practice; personal efforts to establish relevance forpractice; importance of professional experience in the area outside ofthe university; judgement on burdening or supporting factors for theresearch situation at the university; equipment, teaching burden andresearch activity; perceived changes in the teaching burden in the lastfew years, in self-administration effort, in obtaining third-partyfunding, in furnishing with materials, in equiping positions, withyoung researchers, in the cooperation opportunities and in general inacquisition of research duties; assessment of the future development ofthe situation of research at the university altogether and in one´s ownsubject in particular; preference for a status quo at the universitiesor desire for research universities, research professorships orout-sourcing research to the Max-Planck Institutes; length of occupyinga teaching position as well as current teaching position. Also encodedwas: agreement with a personal interview on the same topic.

Coverage

Temporal Coverage

  • 1990-11 / 1991-02

Geographic Coverage

  • Germany (DE)
    FRG (old states)

Relations

Alternative Identifiers

  • ZA2344 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2022-03-05 | Issue Number: 96 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22