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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

OPdA Tweets

Upcoming events

Getting Connected: Induction Event for Postdoctoral Research Staff

Jul 18, 2018

Postdoc Centre @ Eddington, 105 Eddington Place

Knowing your audience, telling stories and why this matters

Jul 24, 2018

Postdoc Centre @ Mill Lane, 16 Mill Lane, Cambridge CB2 1SB

Upcoming events

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First postdocs begin elite new fellowship programme at the University of Cambridge

Jun 28, 2018

On 14th June 2018, nine early career researchers embarked on the new Borysiewicz Biomedical Sciences Fellowship Programme to work on major challenges facing the modern world. The programme will support these outstanding researchers in seeking to shape the future for the betterment of society.

i-Teams call for projects 2018-19

Jun 18, 2018

Are you thinking about commercialising your research, or interested in investigating new uses for it? Then i-Teams can help!

Entrepreneurship trip to Argentina - apply by 25 June

Jun 18, 2018

Are you a PhD student or a postdoc running a successful technological startup? Global Shapers will cover a trip and accommodation to share your entrepreneurial experience in Argentina.

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