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postdoc Syllabification: post·doc
Pronunciation: /ˈpōs(t)däk/

Definition of postdoc in English:


1A person engaged in postdoctoral research.
Example sentences
  • Unlike graduate students, postdocs have the sophistication to be highly productive in the laboratory or in a research group of senior scientists.
  • I don't treat the undergrads any different than I treat my grad students and postdocs.
  • Science Fictions should be required reading for postdocs and graduate students in biomedical research labs.
1.1Postdoctoral research.
Example sentences
  • Three years postdoc Harvard Society of Fellows; PhD in economics from M.I.T.; BA, summa cum laude, in economics from Harvard University.
  • Students can look to the magazine for everything from overviews of emerging trends in psychology practice, research and education to advice on finding an internship or postdoc.
  • Up to then, PhD funding and postdoc research grants had fallen at her feet, thanks to the success of her departmental head.
1.2A postdoctoral research fellowship.
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