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Updated: January 21, 2016
How many tenure-track or tenured faculty -- male/female?
49 total with 39 male and 6female
How many graduate students-- male/female?
148 with 113 male and 35 female
How many post doctoral associates - male/female?
39 with 33 male and 6 female
Is there a family leave policy for graduate students? If so, describe.
For eligible TA/RA/SA see https://www.washington.edu/admin/hr/laborrel/contracts/uaw/contract/a16.html for specifics.
Is there family health insurance for graduate students? If so, is it included in the stipend?
Family may enroll for the graduate student insurance plan (GAIP). The student premiums are covered in full by the University if they are an eligible TA/RA/SA's. Eligible dependents (spouse, same sex domestic partner, and children) have their premiums partially covered by the University. (see https://www.washington.edu/admin/hr/benefits/insure/gaip/)
Please describe why someone applying to graduate school who is interested in a female-friendly department should choose your department.
Has the institution had a Climate for Women in Physics Site Visit or Gender Equity Conversation?