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Postdoctoral Researcher Information

  • MIT Postdoctoral Research Associates
    A web site for current and prospective postdoctoral scholars. MIT has a dynamic academic community which includes over 800 postdoctoral scholars working in all five Schools and in the Vice President for Research area.

  • National Postdctoral Associations
    Providing a national voice and seeking positive change for postdoctoral scholars

  • Making the Right Moves: A Practical Guide to Scientific Management for Postdocs and New Faculty
    (Based on courses held in 2002 and 2005 by the Burroughs Wellcome Fund and HHMI, this book is a collection of practical advice and experiences from seasoned biomedical investigators. The second edition contains three new chapters on laboratory leadership, project management, and teaching and course design.)

  • Doctors Without Orders
    A summary of national highlights from the Sigma Xi Postdoc Survey, based on information provided by 7,600 postdoctoral scientists at 46 American research institutions, appeared in a special 16-page insert called "Doctors Without Orders" in the May-June issue of American Scientist, the magazine of Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society.

  • MIT Postdocs Facebook Page

  • MIT Career Office

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