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 (pōst-dŏk′tər-əl) also post·doc·tor·ate (-ĭt)
Of, relating to, or engaged in academic study beyond the level of a doctoral degree.


(pəʊstˈdɒktərəl) or


(Education) of, relating to, or designating studies, research, or professional work above the level of a doctorate


(poʊstˈdɒk tər əl)

of or pertaining to study or professional work undertaken after receiving a doctorate.
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Noun1.postdoctoral - a grant that funds postdoctoral study or research
grant-in-aid - a grant to a person or school for some educational project
Adj.1.postdoctoral - of or relating to study or research that is done after work for the doctoral degree has been completed
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This project will support Vanderbilt postdoctoral fellowships in the humanities and the humanistic social sciences during the next four years at four partner schools: Berea College, Fisk University, Tennessee State University and Tougaloo College.
Funding opportunities are available for health research, Oklahoma Applied Research Support, faculty and student intern partnerships, plant science and the new Health Research Postdoctoral Fellowship programs.
Zakir earned his doctorate from Germany and won various prestigious international research awards including Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellowship (Stony Brook University, USA), UNESCO award on Poverty Reduction, Robert McNamara Fellowship, and Alexander von Humboldt Postdoctoral Fellowship (Germany).
Zakar earned his doctorate from Germany and won various prestigious international research awards including Fullbright Postdoctoral Fellowship (Stony Brook University, USA), UNESCO award on poverty reduction, Robert McNamara Fellowship, and Alexander von Humoldt Postdoctoral Fellowship (Germany).
based postdoctoral scientists who are granted $60,000 each to advance their research.
The PHEC chairperson briefed the participants about various initiatives for faculty development, including foreign PhDs, foreign postdoctoral and international travel grants (ITGs) programmes for colleges and universities of the province.
This investment provides funding for 68 research and development internships for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in Saskatchewan industries through the Mitacs Accelerate program, and 26 international student research opportunities through the Mitacs Globalink program.
Mohammad Younis Laghari, Associate Professor Department of Freshwater Biology and Fisheries University of Sindh Jamshoro, is the youngest scientist who got the opportunity of postdoctoral studies at an early stage of his career and he has completed his postdoctoral from the Institute of Hydrobiology Chinese Academy of Sciences China.
Increased financial support for post-secondary students and postdoctoral fellows;
Dr Sara Gilks, a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the University of Manchester, died at home on Saturday.
En 2010, un grupo de intelectuales de America Latina pertenecientes a diferentes instituciones vinculadas con la formacion en posgrados, decidio apostar por un Curso Postdoctoral en Ciencias sociales, ninez y juventud; mediante el cual se abriera la posibilidad de emprender un proceso de construccion de pensamiento colectivo y critico centrado en la comprension de la situacion real de los ninas, las ninas y jovenes del Continente y de las posibles acciones a seguir con miras a potenciar la transformacion de sus condiciones de vida.
Some of the expansion in non-track academic employment has been driven by the increase in postdoctoral appointments.