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 (pōst′dŏk′) Informal
1. A postdoctoral program of study.
2. A grant or award funding postdoctoral study or research.
3. A postdoctoral scholar or researcher.


(Education) postdoctorate
(Education) postdoctoral


Informal. n.
1. a postdoctoral award or scholar.
[1965–70; by shortening]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.postdoc - a grant that funds postdoctoral study or research
grant-in-aid - a grant to a person or school for some educational project
2.postdoc - a scholar or researcher who is involved in academic study beyond the level of a doctoral degree
investigator, research worker, researcher - a scientist who devotes himself to doing research
bookman, scholar, scholarly person, student - a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines
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During their visit Professor Ocone and Dr Dadzie gave seminars at an audience of academics, postdocs and students at the CAS.
Their absence makes it difficult for recent graduates and postdocs to find experienced mentors.
The Postdoctoral Experience Revisited" reexamines postdoctoral programs in the United States, focusing on how postdocs are being guided and managed, how institutional practices have changed, and what happens to postdocs after they complete their programs.
There is a lot of fear, confusion, and frustration" among postdocs, says Keith Micoli, Postdoctoral Program Director at the New York University Medical Center.
Raymond Davis, singled him out from a class of 350 students to conduct research as a freshman with math students and postdocs.
Postdoctoral fellow Lida Katsimpardi is the lead author on the Rubin group's paper, and postdocs Manisha Sinha and Young Jang are the lead authors on the paper from the Wagers group.
She said that University of the Punjab was a partner in the Erasmus Mundus project Experts4, where students could apply for 1 year mobility program for undergraduate students, 1 year mobility for Masters, 2 years for Masters, PhD programs as well as Postdocs.
Students and postdocs from 40 countries and more than 160 universities worldwide submitted applications.
The text can be used for self-study or as a text for advanced undergraduates in optical engineering, optical science, physics, and engineering physics, and for graduate students in optics programs and postdocs new to the field of mathematical optics.
Science trains far more students and postdocs than the number of faculty positions that are available.
Though raising salaries would likely shrink the pool of available postdoc positions, such a move would likely enhance the work that postdocs do, Stephan said, (http://www.
Without officially mentoring them, Dennis has influenced most students, postdocs and visitors that have come through the laboratories at NYBG for the past 25 years and considers his colleagues part of his extended family.