The postdoctoral experience at UCSD emphasizes scholarship and continued academic training in preparation for a permanent position in academe, industry, government, or the nonprofit sector. For many doctorates, postdoctoral work is an essential step in the educational process and may include opportunities to enhance teaching and other professional skills.
The Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine offers rigorous training opportunities for postdoctoral research in cell biology, molecular biology, cancer biology, microbiology, glycobiology, development, gene regulation, genetics and genomics. In addition, the department also offers strong support for furthering the career opportunities of postdoctoral fellows. Over 80 fellows have trained in departmental laboratories since 1990, many having gone on to career positions in academia, biotechnology and the pharmaceutical industry.
Helpful Links for Postdoctoral Scholars at UCSD:
UCSD Post Doctoral Association
Office of Postdoctoral and Visiting Scholar Affairs
Young Investigator Funding Opportunities at UCSD
UCSD Course Catalog