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Prospective Postdocs

Stanford has a thriving academic community which includes over 2,400 postdoctoral scholars. Stanford prides itself on recruiting skilled and talented scholars from all over the world and supporting their training to independent careers. If you are considering Stanford for postdoctoral training, explore the full range of faculty and research interests, familiarize yourself with the postdoc benefits, and understand the cost of living in the vibrant and dynamic Bay Area.


Considering Stanford?

Successful postdoctoral training requires strong mentoring relationships. Postdocs are appointed to a faculty sponsor who supports their training. Use these links to identify the best research and mentoring fit for you.

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