feimineach.com

(I question how much of this is “choice” and how much of it is role allocation.)

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Female professors earn less on average than their male counterparts because they focus on underappreciated “academic citizen” roles that do not lead to promotion or pay rises, a new study suggests.

Male professors devote less time to mentoring duties, serving on university committees and other “academic citizen” roles, and instead concentrate on their own research – an activity more likely to win them external recognition and a pay rise, according to a paper by Bruce Macfarlane, professor of higher education at University of Southampton, and Damon Burg, a research fellow at Southampton Education School.

[…] “Women academics of all ranks tend to do a disproportionate amount of service that will not lead to promotion,” he said.“Even at professorial level [they] tend to be making up more of these service roles,” he added.

HT: feministphilosophers.

#research: women academics ‘pay price for academic citizenship’