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Work and Development Conditions of Young Research Cadre 1985/1986

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Institut für Theorie, Geschichte und Organisation der Wissenschaft an der Akademie der Wissenschaften der DDR, Berlin
Publication Date
  • Institut fuer Theorie, Geschichte und Organisation der Wissenschaft an der Akademie der Wissenschaften der DDR, Berlin (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • University, Research, the Sciences
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Working conditions
    • Labour relations/conflict
    • In-job training
    • Employment
    • Post-compulsory education
    • Science and technology
  • Abstract

    Structure and dynamics of science potential as well as qualification dynamics, achievement capability, professional and activity structure. Topics: Length of scientific activity; institute affiliation; length of activity in current research group; professional development since high school graduation; colleges or universities graduated from and subject area; agreement of desired occupation and course of study; specialization during studies; desired specialization; self-assessment of capabilities; agreement of scientific knowledge and work demands; training difficulties; work results achieved; originality in research work; judgement on expected benefit of research work; assessment of research results; documentation of international recognition of work; language proficiency; awards in the last 5 years; freedom of action in work; position of one's own research work within the work of the group; position within team; doctorate; post-doctoral qualification as university lecturer; desirable time interval between doctorate and post-doctoral qualification as university lecturer; decision on doctorate; granting of the facultas docendi; dissertation topic as component of plan duties; time expended for dissertation; satisfaction with course of doctorate; willingness to accept a management function; willingness to change to a different institution or abroad; deciding reasons for this; interest in a work stay in the Soviet Union; work goal and forms of result of research work; relationship of research, instruction, organization and further education; time expended for scientific work and for technical further education; identification with scientific objective of work; personality characteristics (self-assessment); influence factors on identification with research duties (scale); support of work by assistants; use of research equipment and DP; duties in deployment in research technology; significance of work with research technology; knowledge regarding hardware and software; acquisition of this knowledge; effectiveness of training and further education; necessity of additional further education in methodological-equipment area; level of equipment determining research; accomplishment of new theoretical concepts; qualification structure of work collective; characterization of closest communication partners; efficiency of communication; inclusion in international research cooperation; experiences abroad; work goals abroad; aptitude for current activity; influence of various persons on scientific development; capabilities of developing into a top cadre; cadre nomenclature; support measures for young newcomer cadre at the Acadamy of Sciences.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1985 / 1986
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
Sampled Universe
Young research cadre from natural science/technical facilities of the Academy of the Sciences of the GDR.
Sampling Procedure Comment:
Collection Mode
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 520
    Number of Variables: 306
The comparable investigation "Work and Development Conditions of Young Research Cadre 1987" is archived under ZA Study No. 6328. In content comparable investigations are the studies with ZA Study Nos. 6323, 6324, 6325.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6326 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Akademie der Wissenschaften der DDR, Institut für Theorie, Geschichte und Organisation der Wissenschaft (Hrsg.): Nationale Wissenschaftspotentiale. Ihre intensiv erweiterte Reproduktion und Leistungsfähigkeit unter den Bedingungen der wissenschaftlichen Revolution. In: Studien und Forschungsberichte, Heft 27. Berlin 1989. Standort Zentralarchiv Köln.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 92 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Institut für Theorie, Geschichte und Organisation der Wissenschaft an der Akademie der Wissenschaften der DDR, Berlin (1986): Arbeits- und Entwicklungsbedingungen junger Forschungskader 1985/1986. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.