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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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Postdocs are individuals conducting research after finishing their doctoral studies and are pursuing further training and a well-defined career path.
Applications are open for outstanding talents and innovative thinkers from all disciplines, including Bachelors and Masters students, PhD candidates, postdocs, young professionals, and entrepreneurs.
In order to reduce social inequalities in educational opportunities and promote motivation and engagement in the school context and beyond, a group of senior education researchers teamed up with a cohort of postdocs from various countries to explore new concepts in how to clear successful pathways to adulthood.
The overall budget will support 74 PhD candidates and 25 postdocs in their work for the coming five or six years.
Beilock created UChicagoGRAD, an office that trains grad students and postdocs in the skills to become academic leaders.
However, discussions during consultations with postdocs revealed a different set of needs.
He has mentored 12 postdocs, served on 20 PhD committees, was a AAAI Councilor, cocreated the AAAI AI Video Competition, and created the UCI Repository for ML Databases.
This event is for students, postdocs and investigators, or other researchers already engaged in the use of genomics data or pipelines for genomic analyses from next generation sequencing data.
departments tend to be a bit larger than European ones, so there is a larger number of faculty and postdocs.
This unique conference marries bioorganic chemistry research with nature, bringing together more than 100 professors, students and postdocs from the Pacific Northwest.
Graduate researchers and postdocs are part of the academic career track originally designed to lead to tenured academic research positions.
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.