American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Postdoctoral.
- n. A postdoctoral program of study.
- n. A grant or award funding postdoctoral study or research.
- n. A postdoctoral scholar or researcher.
- n. a grant that funds postdoctoral study or research
- n. a scholar or researcher who is involved in academic study beyond the level of a doctoral degree
- Shortened form of postdoctoral (Wiktionary)
“In case you are wondering, postdoc is short for “post-doctoral researcher”, which means that you have a doctorate, but are still working under a more senior scientist or academic, usually a professor at a research institution.”
“The LMB was an amazing place to do science, and, as many people have remarked before me, a postdoc is the very best time to do science.”
“I know a lot of it is down to the fact that I'm an inexperienced junior faculty but I thought there would have been more due to the economic situation - particularly as Really Big U pays NIH rates and postdocs here are administratively treated as junior faculty which means awesome benefits ... both of which are rare in postdoc circles.”
“Doesn't seem like a research postdoc is going to be in your plans then, huh!??”
“The interesting thing about being a postdoc is that it's at least your second time experiencing everything.”
“If the postdoc is smart and creative, this is probably a win/win situation.”
“In this scenario, the postdoc is left to fend for him - or herself.”
“Everyone knows that the future for junior faculty such as myself is grim, at best, but for the current crop of trainees, things are going to be much, much worse – particularly as the current cash grab is likely to fund a bunch of new projects for a short period which will mean more short term postdoc opportunities with no real future.”
“A postdoc is a time for learning and developing into an independent scientist and you certainly seem to be headed that way:)”
“And that article on getting a postdoc was a good read.”
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