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Prospective Postdocs

Stanford University has a thriving academic community which includes over 2,200 postdoctoral scholars. Stanford prides itself on recruiting skilled and talented scholars from all over the world and supporting their training to independent careers. If you are considering Stanford for postdoctoral training, we recommend that you explore the full range of faculty and research interests, that you familiarize yourself with the benefits available to you as a postdoc, and that you understand the  cost of living in the vibrant and dynamic Bay Area.


Considering Stanford?

Successful postdoctoral training depends on a strong mentoring relationship. All postdocs are appointed to a faculty sponsor who supports their training. Use these links to identify the best research and mentoring fit for you.

Stanford Life

Stanford University lies in the heart of Silicon Valley, in easy reach of arts, nature, and intellectual pursuits.

Quick Links

Here are some quick links to frequently accessed information.