Program Details

University of Missouri-St. Louis (Physics and Astronomy)

Updated: September 14, 2018

Total number of tenure-track or tenured faculty

8

Number of women in tenure-track or tenured faculty positions

2

[Calculated] Percentage of women in tenure-track or tenured faculty positions

25%

Total number of graduate students

20

Number of women graduate students

5

[Calculated] Percentage of women graduate students

25%

Total number of post doctoral associates

0

Number of women post doctoral associates

0

[Calculated] Percentage of women post doctoral associates

N/A

Is there a family leave policy for graduate students? If so, describe.

no

Is there family health insurance for graduate students? If so, is it included in the stipend?

yes but not included

Do you have a Woman in Physics Group? If yes, please include link to their website if they have one.

no

Do you have a Physics Graduate Student Association? If yes, please include link to their website if they have one.

no

What other relevant student groups are there in your institution?

Physics & Astronomy Club

Has your institution ever hosted a Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics? If yes, which year?

no

Has your institution ever hosted an APS Climate Site Visit for Women and Minorities in Physics?

no

Please describe why someone applying to graduate school who is interested in a female-friendly department should choose your department.

We have two dynamic women scientists in the fields of astrochemistry and biophysics, one of whom is serving as the Department Chairperson

Please include the name of faculty or staff member and an email they can be reached at for further questions.

Dr. Erika Gibb, gibbe@umsl.edu

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