Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: One-Third of Ph.D.s Lose Interest in Academic Careers, but Not for Lack of Jobs


There are growing concerns that the challenges of landing a faculty job are discouraging young science and engineering Ph.D.s from pursuing careers in academia. The assumption is the majority aspire to a faculty career but drop out of the academic pipeline because there just aren’t enough tenure-track jobs to go around.