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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

Postdocs’ Work and Family Life Series: Being an academic dad

Jan 24, 2018

Postdoc Centre@Biomedical Campus

WellCAM: How to Sleep

Jan 24, 2018

Pippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory

Upcoming events

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BBSRC Flexible Talent Mobility Account Funding: apply by 12 January 2018

Dec 18, 2017

The University of Cambridge has been awarded a Flexible Talent Mobility Account (FTMA) by the BBSRC - this funding is targeted at talented early-career researchers who have the potential to be the next generation of leaders within UK academic and industrial research.

Christmas 2017 opening times at the Postdoc Centres

Dec 18, 2017

The three Postdoc Centres will be closed from 22 December - 3 January, but you will still be able to gain entry if you have had a user induction and been given card access.

Borysiewicz Biomedical Sciences Fellowship Programme - apply by 26 February

Dec 11, 2017

The Borysiewicz Biomedical Sciences Fellowships have been developed in honour of Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, a pioneer in the biomedical sciences, who when Vice-Chancellor of the University led and shaped the development of key provisions for Cambridge’s postdoc community.

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