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Stanford Postdocs

The number of Stanford community members served in 6+ Schools:

2,468

Postdocs

785

Faculty

265+

Administrators

Postdoc Training

Postdoc training is a unique opportunity to develop independence. Postdocs have access to professional development opportunities and are eligible for a broad benefits package.

Fellowships & Funding

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Postdocs compete successfully for fellowships from many sources, including federal agencies, foundations, institutions, and Stanford itself.

Policies & Procedures

Postdoc appointments are governed by policies in the DoResearch handbook. Appointments are initiated by faculty sponsors via departmental administrators.

Postdoc Benefits

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