Postdoctoral Scholars

A Postdoctoral Scholar (Postdoc) is an individual who holds a doctoral degree and is engaged in advanced training and education, and conducts research under the guidance of a faculty member at UCLA. A postdoctoral scholar position prepares you for a career in academia, industry, government or the non-profit sector. Each year, UCLA hosts approximately 1,400 postdocs from across the world who play a critical role in furthering the University’s educational and research mission.

If you are a postdoc administrator or mentor, please visit Go.Grad for resources and forms.

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New PX Collective Bargaining agreement is effective October 17, 2016 through September 30, 2020.

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Prospective Postdoctoral Scholars

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New/Current Postdoctoral Scholars

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Professional Development

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Postdoctoral Scholar Policy

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Revised 3/2017