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Stanford Postdocs

The number of Stanford community members served in over 5 Schools in October 2018:

2,339

Postdocs

822+

Faculty

254+

Administrators

Postdoctoral Training

Postdoctoral training at Stanford is a unique opportunity to develop independence.  Postdocs at Stanford have access to a variety of professional development opportunities, and are eligible for a broad benefits package.

Fellowships & Funding

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Postdocs at Stanford compete successfully for fellowships from a variety of sources including federal agencies, foundations, institutions, and Stanford itself.

Professional Development

Policies & Procedures

Postdoctoral appointments at Stanford are governed by a set of policies found in the DoResearch handbook.  Appointments are initiated by the faculty sponsor through the departmental administrator.

Postdoc Benefits

Postdoc Benefits administers postdoc health plans, disability, and maternity and paternity leaves. The Postdoc Assistance Program provides 24-hour counseling for mental health, legal, and financial issues.