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The Postdoc Community

There are just over 4,000 postdocs working in Cambridge, of which 3,000 are employed directly by the University and 1,000 are employed as Junior Research Fellows by the Colleges, the University Partner Institutes, or funded by external fellowships.

They make up more than 35% of total University staff and they are the fastest growing staff group – more than 160% since 2000.

They are also the most diverse staff group by nationality, coming to Cambridge from over 90 countries around the world (including 28-40% EU/EAA nationals).

This is an exciting community to be part of and there are a number of groups who can help you and your family to settle in, build a social network and get involved with the life of the University.

 

Postdoc Societies

Departmental Postdoc Committees

Newcomers and Visiting Scholars

OPdA Volunteering Scheme

University Clubs & Societies

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Postdoctoral Fellowships in Biomedical Sciences and Innovation & Entrepreneurship - 2019 call for applications now open

Jan 08, 2019

Two postdoctoral fellowship schemes managed by the OPdA are open for the 2019 round of applications - the Borysiewicz Biomedical Sciences Fellowship Programme and the Canada-UK Postdoctoral Fellowships for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

Access to the Postdoc Centres during holidays

Dec 17, 2018

The OPdA offices and email accounts will not be monitored from 20 December, but the Postdoc Centres will remain open for hot-desking.

Consultancy opportunity - apply by 14 December

Nov 22, 2018

Applications are invited for developing an efficient and effective assessment tool which can measure cognitive diversity and cultural alignment across teams. This will be a short-term consultancy project with the potential for a long-term consultancy relationship.

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