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Whether you are a prospective postdoc, a new postdoc at Drexel University College of Medicine, or you are finishing your postdoctoral training and looking for a job, there are policies, definitions, training opportunities, manuals, forms, information and links to help guide you, educate you and focus your energies on the task at hand.

What Is a Postdoc?

A postdoctoral appointment at Drexel University College of Medicine:

  • Is a temporary training position (generally five years or less)
  • Involves substantial full-time research or scholarship
  • Prepares the trainee for a full-time career
  • Is not part of a clinical training program
  • Is performed under the supervision of one or more senior scholars or a department
  • Allows and encourages the postdoc to publish the results of their research or scholarship


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