Definition of postdoc in English:


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Pronunciation: /pəʊs(t)ˈdɒk


  • 1A person engaged in postdoctoral research: a young postdoc
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    • 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.
  • 1.1 [mass noun] Postdoctoral research.
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    • 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.

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